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Event Series Event Series: Search & Relocation Specialty

Search & Relocation Specialty

March 29 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm CDT

Have you ever wanted to find something you dropped overboard? This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. You will learn about search patterns, specialized dive plans, underwater communication, and how to recover small to medium-sized objects using specialized equipment like lift bags. You will earn the SSI Search and Recovery Specialty certification after completing this program

Remember, Club Members receive special pricing!


What is the class schedule?

Search & Relocation is an one evening course followed by a confined water session and and Open Water Session which can be completed locally or on one of Oceanic Ventures Escorted Adventures!

To benefit most from the course, you should complete all of the reading and textbook exercises prior to attending class. You will also need a total diving system including weights, and cylinders.  The weight cylinders can be rented for the program from Oceanic Ventures

Like any training program, your ratings and certification cards will be awarded when earned and by completing all of the requirements and paperwork.

What is included in the program?

  • Instruction for all class, pool & open water sessions
  • Educational materials including, lecture notes and cards when earned
  • Use of instructional aids for class

Not Included: Total Diving System, transportation to the open water sessions  (car pool can be arranged), park entrance fees, cylinders and air fills for open water sessions.


What equipment is required?

Open Water Sidemount Divers
Open Water Sidmount Divers

Required Equipment beyond Basic System: Your instructor will work with you to determine what is best for your needs and goals (please wait and talk to your instructor prior to purchasing new equipment so you don’t purchase things you may not be able to use in the program)

  • Reel or Spool and a surface marker buoy

What is the minimum class size and the maximum class size?

  • Minimum: 2 person minimum for class, 
  • Maximum: 6  (although there will be a 4 to 1 ratio of Dive Leader to student)

Become eligible for the 2018 Master Diver Challenge and Drawing

 Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ann Keibler at 713.523.3483 or via email.  


What are the prerequisites?

Open Water Certification and 18 years old or 15 with parent consent.


What specialty classes are covered?

Search and Recovery Specialty


Club Member Special

Club Aquarius members receive special pricing.

(Club membership entitles you to discounts on many of our classes, invitations to special events, special Member previews and much much more.).


March 29
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Oceanic Ventures
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Bellaire, TX 77401 United States
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