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Waves, Tides & Currents Class
Start Date/Time: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 6:30 PM
End Date/Time: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 8:30 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Category:
Classes
Location: Channel Islands Scuba- Store
Description:
SSI Specialty Course: Waves, Tides & Currents

"Have you ever dreamed of gliding with the current and watching sharks or dolphins at the same time?"

Adequate training in current diving is the key to this kind of experience and therefore WAVES, TIDES & CURRENTS is a must for any ambitious diver.

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Anybody who wants to dive on vacation at the top spots should understand and know how to handle water movements. This can be the waves when entering from shore, or the rip current in a channel next to an island, or just the current on a dive.

There are many things to learn about currents such as:

If the current is blowing against the diver, how much current can a diver deal with? How does the diver move effectively in the current? How can somebody determine the strength of a current and plan the dive accordingly? WAVES, TIDES & CURRENTS can help you answer all of these questions. It is taught in conjunction with a minimum of 2 open water dives.

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Course Content:

  • Equipment for Waves, Tides and Currents
  • Basics of Waves, Tides and Currents
  • Procedures for Shore Dives
  • Procedures for Boat Dives

The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

diveSSI Image: sc_wtc Combine other specialties while taking the RIVER DIVING course! PERFECT BOYANCY IS A great add on. The possibilities are limitless!
Created by Chris Emch On 1/23/2012

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