Wreck diving is a time travel
Every wreck have a long history, regardless it is a boat, a submarine, an aircraft, a chopper or any vehicle. Wreck diving speciality is a time travel because you will explore something that has lain undisturbed for decades – perhaps even centuries. Wreck diving is one of the most exciting sport diving. However risks exist. Unseen dangers abound. The PADI Wreck Diving speciality teach you how to maximize safe diving techniques.
Usually a wreck diving is associated to a deep diving. The real dangers are the depth and the time spent underwater which must never be forgotten. There is the risk of running low on air due to becoming absorbed in exploring the wreck, or getting entangled in a fishing net.
During your Wreck Diver specialty, your diving instructor will teach proper using of special equipment for wreck diving, wreck navigation, wreck mapping skills, risks of low visibility, how to organize a surface support, emergency procedures, how to setup a life line and proper techniques for limited wreck penetration.
The PADI Wreck Diving speciality last 2 days, because you need to do 4 open water dives. This speciality is for wrecks-lovers and experienced divers. Indeed, there are some basic skills that you must know imperatively such like maintain neutral buoyancy, air sharing or no swim mask. In Amed, there are 2 shipwrecks in which training course could be done : USAT Liberty and Kubu’s shipwreck.
This training course is very intense, your nerves and your temper will be strained. Nonetheless, after the training course, you will grow up by this great experience. There are other tough courses like Advanced Wreck Diver speciality, Cavern Diver speciality or Tec Deep Diver speciality.