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Sidemount Fundamentals 10/18


Join us for our next Sidemount Fundamentals Course in association with Global Dive.

Course Schedule:

Thu Oct 25 - The course will start with a half day of equipment workshops where your Sidemount equipment will be personally fitted for you. We'll land drill the basic skills before we head over to Rangiputa in the beautiful Far North for two hours in the water. The last hour is spent back at the dive centre reviewing the video and answering questions.

Fri Oct 26 - will be at Rangiputa where we will land drill more foundational skills before hitting the water for more skills practice. The day finishes with video debriefing and preparation for Days 3 and 4.

Sat Oct 27 - We will head back to Northland Dive for a two days to perform our Open Water dives on sites at the world-famous Bay of Islands. Here you will learn how to correctly manage your sidemount equipment for boat diving including boarding the vessel, storing your equipment, preparing for donning and various techniques for donning on the boat and in-water. During the dives you will practice gas management, sidemount skills, propulsion techniques and emergency drills. The day finishes with video debriefing and preparation for Day 4.

Sun Oct 28 - will continue to practice our sidemount diving skills and perform a skills circuit to complete the course. Again, we'll finish the day with video debriefing and discussion.

Click below for your opportunity to become a Sidemount Pro!!

Earlier Event: July 24
Sidemount Fundamentals 5/17
Later Event: December 1
Sidemount Fundamentals 12/18