Advanced Wreck

 In Technical

Price: 350 €

This course provides training and experience to competently conduct advanced wreck dives. This course includes penetration skills and techniques. It allows “real” penetrations, beyond the natural light zone. This is one of the most if not the most demanding course!

Prerequisites:
• Documents to be signed: medical statement, Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement,
Safe Diving Practices Statement of Understanding
• 18 years old
• Advanced Open Water
• Basic Wreck or Cavern Diver
• 100 dives

Specific Equipment required (provided for the course/ also available for rent/ for sale):
• Twinset + 2 ponys with oxy clean regulators
• 2 Parachutes (or lift bags) and spools / reels, slate(s)
• 2 Torches + audible surface signalling device, 2 cutting device,
• Reels (primary and safety
• Spare mask, join line, mirror
• 2 depth / timer devices (e.g. 1 computer + 1 depth/timer device)

Theory:
• 8 hours
• Equipment considerations
• Procedures
• Hazards of Wreck diving and overhead environment
• Penetration lines
• Research and locating
• Contingency Planning

Practical exercises:
• 6 dives minimum, cumulated bottom time > 100 minutes
• Land drills (guideline use and following, communication, spool is lost line a lost buddy situations, planning, gas analysis, marking and registration), pre-dive checks
• Communication with team (light, hand, touch)
• Buoyancy, trim, fining and guidelines techniques, stress management
• Gas management (tanks handling, change gas, share gas,…)
• What if’s; Safety drills (lost line, lost buddy, lost light, lost mask, silt out, malfunctioning reg, ..)
• Rescue exercises
• Other contingency and problems solving

Prerogatives after certification:
• Maximum depth depending upon prior certification; max 55meters
• Overhead permitted
• Decompression possible depending upon other certifications

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