Gliding with the currents, watching the underwater Landscape pass you by effortlessly, feeling the rush of flying underwater, is what drift diving is all about.
During your PADI Drift Diver course, you'll go on 2 open water scuba dives (which may be conducted in 1 day). We highly recommended that you enrol in this programme Diving in the Irish sea, Strangford Lough on a liveaboard or at a resort destination where there are strong and predictable currents so that you can expose yourself to the techniques and procedures for drift diving.
The planning, organisation, problems and hazards of drift diving;
Special equipment - floats, lines, reels;
Proper procedures for buoyancy-control, navigation and communication;
Site selection and an overview of aquatic currents causes and effects;
Techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group.
1 day – 2 dives
Open Water Diver/Junior Open Water or equivalent from another training agency. 12 years or older
PADI Drift Diver Manual included in the price
Hire of basic equipment needed, including and SMB And reel, instructor and certification card
The elective Drift Dive from the Adventures in Diving programme may be counted towards this specialty.