CAVERN DIVER COURSE ” Our Favorite “
The cavern diving course is taught in a 3 day period and includes classroom lectures, field exercises, open water line drills and a minimum of four cavern dives. We normally dive around 12 hours during the class. This course emphasizes planning, procedures, environment, propulsion techniques, buoyancy skills, problem solving, equipment modification and the focuses on the specialized needs of the cavern diver. This class is limited to 4 students only.
Purpose: To teach the safe exploration of the cavern environment within specified limits. The course develops and establishes minimum skills, knowledge, dive planning abilities, problem solving procedures and the basic abilities to safely cavern dive.
Prerequisites: Advanced open water or equivalent or 15 logged non training open water dives with open water certification.
Minimum Equipment: Mask, fins, 60 cubic foot or greater single cylinder, single hose regulator with an octopus with a 7 foot hose and submersible pressure gauge, exposure suit suitable for diving location, BC with power inflator, slate and tables, knife, timing device, appropriate weight, reel, two battery powered lights.
The students will be required to have lodging in North Florida, this class is normally offered Thursday Night , Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We use the Peacock Spring System mainly for training, also we use Madison Blue, Ginnie Springs and Little River.
Cost: $225.00 per person, with a 2 person minimum.
Includes, Instructor, Certification Card, and Registration fees.
Does not include, lodging, transportation, gear or entrance fees.