Dive Propulsion Vehicle

A whole new way for snorkelers, swimmers and divers to explore the water with this hand-held water vehicle

Diver propulsion vehicle Soaring through the water with a propulsion vehicle is like flying through space – you have to experience it to believe it!

To take your test drive underwater on a diving propulsion, you’ll need at least your PADI Open Water Diver (Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent) certification and be at least 12 years old.

Your PADI DPV Diver program will include two open water dives, which may be conducted in one day. The first dive allows you to practice basic vehicle handling skills and the second dive prompts you to plan and execute a typical DPV dive.

During the program, you’ll cover the knowledge and techniques used when diving with an underwater propulsion vehicle.

These things are a blast to ride!

Dive Propulsion Vehicle

DPV’s 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. Want to visit that offshore reef from the beach? A DPV may be the way to go, diving vehicle sea scooters.

The following will be included in your PADI DPV Diver program:

seascooters, you can glide effortlessly over the reefs

  • Must be 12 years old, a PADI O/W Diver or Jnr O/W Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of diving with a DPV.
  • Equipment considerations including but not limited to battery care, maintenance and precautions.
  • Proper procedures for:
  • Determining a turnaround point
  • Vehicle failure
  • Runaway motor
  • Descents and ascents
  • Avoiding propeller entanglements.
  • Techniques to avoid harming fragile aquatic life.
  • Techniques for entering and exiting the water with a DPV.
  • The PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver certification counts toward your Master Scuba Diver rating.

The DPV elective dive from the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver program may be counted toward the certification requirements of this specialty, at the discretion of the instructor to take off into the wild blue yonder on a diving propulsion, with EASY DIVERS.

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