Delayed Surface Marker Buoy Speciality

PADI Delayed Surface Marker Buoy Speciality Liverpool

As you start to venture further afield with your diving, you will quickly learn the importance of alerting people on the surface to your position underwater.

Description

A delayed Surface Marker Buoy (dSMB or SMB) is an essential piece of equipment for any diver – Whether you need to summon the boat to pick you up after a dive, find a missing buddy, ascend without a fixed reference line, warn off boat traffic or even request extra cylinders.

WHAT IS INVOLVED?

This course will teach you how to easily, safely and reliably deploy a dSMB; giving you the peace of mind that you are comfortable using this essential (though initially daunting) piece of equipment whenever you may need to

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY CERTIFICATION?

Upon completing the PADI Surface Marker Buoy Speciality, you should be able to understand:

  • The various uses of a SMB or dSMB
  • The differences between each type and colour of marker buoy
  • The advantages and disadvantages of various types of reels
  • Deployment of a dSMB from underwater
  • Considerations of deployment location based on hazards and current conditions
  • Preparation of equipment before and after deployment
  • DURATION

    1day 2 Dives

    REQUIREMENTS

    PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organisation) Minimum age: 12 years old

    PRICE INCLUDES

    Hire of basic equipment, instructor, access to the pool and certification card

    LEARNING MATERIAL

    PADI Surface Marker Buoy Crewpack

    Contact Us

    AquaVenturers
    Above KLEERPRINT
    First Floor
    Carlton House
    17-19 Carlton Street
    Liverpool
    L3 7ED
    Email: info@aquavscubadivingschool.co.uk