Specialty Course information   

Diver Propulsion Vehicle
Student provide their own DPV

 Minimum Age

 12 years old

 Usual Duration

 5 hours

 Minimum Course prerequisite

 Junior Open Water Diver or qualifying certification

 Number of Dives

 2 dives

 Course Fee


 Course Description

 The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of diving with underwater propulsion vehicle. Equipment consideration including but not limited to battery care, maintenance and precautions.  Proper          procedures for determining a turnaround point, vehicle failure, runaway motor, tandem riding. Techniques to avoid harming fragile aquatic life and entering and exiting with a DPV.