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Sidemount Diver

Having scuba tanks on your back isn't a requirement for exploring the underwater world. Many scuba divers have discovered the joy of mounting cylinders on their sides. Sidemount diving gives you flexibility and streamlining options. Plus, you don't have to walk with heavy cylinders on your back - just enter the water, clip them on and go.

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Skills you will learn: 

  • Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment

  • Trim your weight system and sidemount gear so you're perfectly balanced in the water

  • Manage gas by switching second stages as planned, if wearing two cylinders

  • Respond correctly to potential problems when sidemount diving

  • And more!

Prerequisites:

Course Requirements:

  • Knowledge Development - This will be in the classroom with us. Contact us to sign up today!

  • Confined Water Dives - Prior to your open water dives, you will do 1 dive with us in our private pool.

  • Open Water Dives - This specialty requires a minimum of 3 dives.

Sidemount Diver

Cost: $250

     -- Please note, this cost does not include equipment rental. You will need to bring your own sidemount gear or rent some for an additional fee.