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PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle DPV

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Diver Propulsion Vehicle

DPVs offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time. They scoot you through the water without kicking. Whether making a shore dive or diving from a boat, a DPV is a great way to see more and have a blast doing it.

The Fun Part

Fun? Underwater scooters (DPVs) are a kick! It’s all fun.

What You Learn

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  • Diver propulsion vehicle dive planning organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
  • Equipment considerations
  • Diver etiquette and how to avoid harming fragile aquatic life

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all the basic scuba gear and a DPV (underwater scooter). Scubaland Adventures has a great selections of the latest underwater scooters for rent or purchase.

The Learning Materials You Need

diver_propulsion_vehicle_crew_pak Whether you’re interested in purchasing a DPV or you’re the proud owner of a new underwater jetpack, PADI’s DPV Diver materials provide a comprehensive overview of this exciting area of diving. The Diver Propulsion Vehicle Manual and video on DVD cover DPV maintenance, battery care, proper transportation, dive planning considerations and troubleshooting.

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Prerequisites

You must be

  • A PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • At least 12 years old.

Your Next Adventure

DPVs can come in handy when wreck diving because they let you tour more of the wreck, plus reduce your air consumption. You may want to consider the PADI Wreck Diver course while working your way to Master Scuba Diver.

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