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Wreck Penetration Diver Specialty Course

Start Date: June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Course Overview

Wreck Penetration Diver Specialty – Exclusive to Ocean Quest! Developed by Greg McCracken, PADI Course Director, Technical Instructor Trainer

The Wreck Penetration Specialty course is exclusively taught by Ocean Quest Dive Centre and is the only Wreck Course that focuses on the specific skills and knowledge to properly dive inside the overhead Wreck environment.

Certification will allow you to penetrate wreck within recreational limits are defined as 130 linear ft / 40 metres from the surface and within the natural light zone of the entrance. The PADI Wreck Specialty Course does not meet these requirements.

Theory topics will include:

  • Equipment and Configuration (including long hose use)
  • Wreck Penetration Hazards
  • Wreck Penetration Techniques, Dive and Gas Planning and Emergency Procedures

During the the program, students will learn and practice buoyancy and trim, propulsion techniques, gain experience in the proper use of a reel, practice specific emergency procedures and perform two penetration dives. 


Tuesday, June 28 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Class

Thursday, June 30 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Class

Saturday, July 2 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm - Dives 1 & 2

Sunday, July 3 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm - Dives 3 & 4