Surface Marker Buoy Specialty
PADI Specialty – Surface Marker Buoy Deployment Course, learn the proper techniques and protocols for using surface marker buoys.
Surface marker buoys (SMBs) allow scuba divers to mark boundaries for mapping or search and recovery, alert boat traffic, or provide a line as a visual reference for ascending divers. During two dives, learn the proper techniques and protocols for using surface marker buoys.
Who should take this course?
Everyone with their own safety in mind.
What will you learn?
During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to:
- Determine when to deploy the SMB
- How to deploy the SMB
- Be prepared for deployment problems and what to do to avoid them
- Various types of SMB’s
How can you start learning now?
Complete the cells on the right to make your booking, please make sure you select a preferred date for the dives and add accurate dive gear size requirements.
What scuba gear will you use?
You will be using your very own SMB, reel and double ended clip. It has already been included in the course fee.
It’s also best to use your own scuba equipment including a weight system, so that you fine-tune your skills in gear you’ll use on every dive. If you don’t have all the gear, it will be supplied during the course.
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