Thailand – Australia – United Kingdom

SDI Search and Recovery to complete Master Scuba Diver

A SCUBA diver completes his fourth specialty for the coveted master scuba diver rating.

Koh Tao, Thailand

Big Blue Tech celebrates the successful completion of a SDI Search and Recovery course for Stephen Dunn by SDI Instructor Andrew Cavell which was conducted over 3 days in various dive sites and conditions on Koh Tao Island off the coast of Thailand.

SDI’s Search and Recovery Diver specialty will teaches the basic of searching for a lost object from outboard boat motors to jewelry.  You will also learn to recover the object once it is located this includes the use of lift bags and tying lines underwater to secure and lift the object.

On one particular dive at Chumphon Pinnacle Dive Site the course was interrupted by a WHALE SHARK while recovering a weight belt from depth.

As this is Stephens fourth specialty (SDI Deep, SDI Wreck and TDI Nitrox) plus the fact he has over 50 logged SCUBA dives Stephen was eligible for the SDI Master Scuba Diver rating. The SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program is an earned certification and the highest non professional level of certification.


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