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.
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:
1day 2 Dives
PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organisation) Minimum age: 12 years old
Hire of basic equipment, instructor, access to the pool and certification card
PADI Surface Marker Buoy Crewpack