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DELAYED SURFACE MARKER BUOY DIVER Be seen & safe on the surface.

The PADI Delayed Surface Marker Buoy Course with DIVEWORLD

This invaluable skill is used right from the PADI Open Water Course. No ascent should be attempted without showing your position by deploying a surface marker. Try out different types of buoy and a variety of deployment methods during the course.

The Fun Part

The fun part of this course is giving your dive skills the polish you may not have thought possible.

What You Learn

  • How to stow a marker buoy on your scuba gear to stay streamlined.
  • Different types of SMB and reel.
  • How to safely rig and deply an SMB in all water conditions.
  • The best methods of towing a marker buoy during a dive.
  • How to cope with currents while using an SMB.

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact DIVEWORLD.

Your Next Adventure

Surface marker buoy deployment is a must, and often a requirement when boat diving, so why not team this specialty with the PADI Boat Diver Specialty or on one of our dive trips?

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the DIVEWORLD Team members.


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