Tech Dive Tour - Experience Tech Diving

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Workshop #1 – Try the Explorer

  • Experience silent diving with the Hollis Explorer

Workshop #2 – Try the Prism2

  • Experience silent diving with Hollis Prism2

Workshop #3 – Shakedown dive

  • Hose routing and streamlining
  • Proper weighting
  • Get horizontal with proper Trim
  • Neutrally Buoyant mask clearing skills
  • Propulsion Techniques (frog, modified frog, flutter, back, helicopter)

Workshop #4 – Sidemount

  • Regulator switch and gas management
  • Valve drill
  • S-drill, hose routing and streamlining
  • Proper weighting and trim
  • Tank removal

Workshop #5 – Lift bag drills

  • Techniques to deploy lift bags and
    surface marker buoys (SMB)
  • Self rescue

Workshop #6 – Reel use

  • Line and reel skills
  • Proper tie offs
  • Running a reel
  • Splicing a cut line

Rebreathers

Schedule of events: August 2016 at Blue Stone Dive Resort, Thomasville, NC

8:00a.m. Welcome/Introductions/Paperwork – Fill out all required paperwork and return to Blue Dolphin representative for review. Discuss the day’s events and break participants up into 5 groups of 4.
9:00a.m. Equipment Setup and Dive Prep – Participants to set up their equipment and get to know their teammates.
10:00a.m. Start Dive #1- Each group starts at one skill station, maximum dive time of 1hour including briefing and debriefing.
11:00a.m. Start Dive #2- Groups rotate according to schedule.
12:00p.m. Start Dive #3- Groups rotate according to Schedule
1:00p.m. Lunch/Gas fills
2:00p.m Start Dive #4-Groups rotate according to schedule
3:00p.m. Start Dive #5- Groups rotate according to schedule
4:00p.m. Make up dive for any skills missed or for anyone wanting to repeat a dive (optional, time permitting)

TDI Dive Tour Divers

Event Details:

  • Cost: $40, per participant for Rebreather Try Dive using one rebreather either Prism or Explorer (does not include site entrance fees, gas fills, personal dive equipment rental, etc.)
  • Cost:  $50, per participant for non Rebreather work stations (does not include site entrance fees, gas fills, personal dive equipment rental, etc.)
  • Cost: $90, per participant for all work stations only 1 rebreather either Prism or Explorer your choice (does not include site entrance fees, gas fills, personal dive equipment rental, etc.)
  • Sidemount demos
  • Proper lift bag deployments
  • Running a reel / splicing a line
  • Advanced swimming techniques
  • The TDI staff will conduct a briefing / debriefing for each 30 minute in water workshop
  • Student to instructor ratio is 4:1

What to Bring:

  • Copies of an open water scuba diver certification or above
  • Entrance fees and your own personal dive equipment
  • Mask, fins, BCD, regulators / gauges / computer, cylinder, weights, and appropriate exposure protection for a minimum of 120 minutes in the water
  • Any personal comfort items

Contact Blue Stone Dive Resort:

3179 Cunningham Road
Thomasville, N.C. 27103
(336) 760-9226

Contact Coral Edge Adventures

4657 Sudley Rd
Catharpin, VA 20143
(703) 753-1127