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SDI SHORE AND BEACH DIVER

The purpose of this course is to acquaint a diver with the necessary procedures and knowledge to safely dive from shore. The focus of this specialty must be on how to handle different types of surf and shore conditions. Many great dive sites are accessible form the shore and do not require the use of a boat but do require some basic techniques and information how to execute the dives safely.

Who this course is for:
  • The certified diver looking for more information to perform dives proficiently from the shore/beach, great course for local divers that want to get a better handle on diving the local lakes and quarries.

Course prerequisites:

  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Shore and Beach Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Dive planning
    • Map of shore
    • Compass review
    • Navigation
  • Emergency procedures
    • Surface emergencies, no scuba
    • Scuba emergencies
    • Rescue procedures
    • Review of lifesaving skills
  • Shore diving procedures
    • Set-up
    • Navigation aids
    • Land marks
    • Site assessment
    • Special procedures.
  • Diving procedures
    • Use of the dive flag
    • Float handling and line attachment
    • Buddy procedures

Some of the required skills you will have to demonstrate include:

  • Site selection
  • Dive planning
  • Assess current site conditions and potential changes
  • Navigation review
  • Surf procedure practice
  • Descend
  • Compass check and underwater compass use
  • Natural navigation check and underwater use of natural navigation techniques
  • Float control
  • Ascend
  • Return to beach
  • Exit

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in diving activities without direct supervision of the SDI Instructor* so long as the following limits are adhered to:

  • The diving activities approximate those of training
  • The areas of activities approximate those of training
  • Environmental conditions approximate those of training

*Note: Junior divers (ages 10-14) must participate in Shore and Beach diving activities with a parent, guardian, or dive professional.

Also, the SDI Shore and Beach Diver certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development Program.

SDI Shore and Beach Diver minimum requirements:

  • Complete all open water requirements efficiently
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

Shore And Beach Diver - Sdi $139.00

 Start DateEnd DateMax. Places 
29 Jul 201829 Jul 20184

Shore and Beach Diver - SDI
Course Instructor(s): Kevin Montgomery.

  • Scuba iq review - Sun 29 Jul 2018 from 09:00 to 10:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 1 - Sun 29 Jul 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 2 - Sun 29 Jul 2018 from 11:30 to 00:30 - White Star Quarry

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12 Aug 201812 Aug 20184

Shore and Beach Diver - SDI

  • Scuba iq review - Sun 12 Aug 2018 from 09:00 to 10:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 1 - Sun 12 Aug 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 2 - Sun 12 Aug 2018 from 11:30 to 00:30 - White Star Quarry

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26 Aug 201826 Aug 20184

Shore and Beach Diver - SDI

  • Scuba iq review - Sun 26 Aug 2018 from 09:00 to 10:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 1 - Sun 26 Aug 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 2 - Sun 26 Aug 2018 from 11:30 to 00:30 - White Star Quarry

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09 Sep 201809 Sep 20184

Shore and Beach Diver - SDI

  • Scuba iq review - Sun 09 Sep 2018 from 09:00 to 10:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 1 - Sun 09 Sep 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 2 - Sun 09 Sep 2018 from 11:30 to 00:30 - White Star Quarry

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30 Sep 201830 Sep 20184

Shore and Beach Diver - SDI

  • Scuba iq review - Sun 30 Sep 2018 from 09:00 to 10:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 1 - Sun 30 Sep 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 2 - Sun 30 Sep 2018 from 11:30 to 00:30 - White Star Quarry

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14 Oct 201814 Oct 20184

Shore and Beach Diver - SDI

  • Scuba iq review - Sun 14 Oct 2018 from 09:00 to 10:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 1 - Sun 14 Oct 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 - White Star Quarry
  • Dive 2 - Sun 14 Oct 2018 from 11:30 to 00:30 - White Star Quarry

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