The goal of this course is to teach divers a systematic, methodical approach to the search and recovery of submerged objects. Divers will develop the techniques involved in locating and retrieving lost articles, large and small, within recreational limits and while avoiding disturbing delicate marine life. The best way to learn how to conduct search patterns and how to use lifting bags is by doing it. You will be searching for and recovering objects of different sizes in varying search patterns.
What you learn
U pattern, Expanding square, Jackstay, Reel and line search patterns
To safely rig and surface an object with the use of knots and lift bags
The Search and Recovery diver course consists of 4 dives over 2 days with self study carried out prior to the dives.