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Specialty: Diver Propulsion Vehicle

DPVs offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time. You’ll learn DPV dive planning organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards, equipment considerations, diver etiquette Continue reading

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Specialty: Underwater Hunter / Spearfishing

Learn safety and stealth in our UW Hunter class. Continue reading

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Specialty: Underwater Photography

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. This is why there are actually two PADI underwater photography courses. Continue reading

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Specialty: Wreck Diver

Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even automobiles nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches Continue reading

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Specialty: Scuba Equipment

As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you’ll encounter every day. In addition, you’ll learn interesting background information about how your gear works Continue reading

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Specialty: Enriched Air / Nitrox

Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives. Continue reading

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Specialty: Search and Recovery

The Search and Recovery Diver specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up. Continue reading

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Specialty: Night Diver

Specialty courses allow you to hone your diving skills in areas that you find interesting. Introduce yourself to a whole new cast of critters that comes out after the sun goes down. See your favorite dive sites from a new perspective at night. Continue reading

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Specialty: Peak Performance Buoyancy

Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater—they glide effortlessly, use less air, and ascend, descend, or hover, almost as if by thought. Continue reading

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Specialty: Multi-Level Computer Diver

Learn what multilevel diving is and why you want to plan for multilevel dives. You’ll also get to see the various types of multilevel dive calculators (including dive computers), as well as learn about multilevel dive planning, organization, procedures, Continue reading

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