PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle - €280.00 - (Includes Manual & Certification where available)
This is a course which is not just fun; it teaches you all about DPV's, the various makes and models; the advantages that each has; how to look after them and most importantof all, how to navigate safely with a DPV. Utina has especialy chosen Suex models for a numbe of reasons. Their build quality, reliability and service back up are second to none. If you wish to be 'Scooter Bond' then this is the course for you.
PADI Open Water Diver(however Utina would wish you to have completed at least 25 Open Water Dives) to ensure you are competant with your bouyancy and other associated skills.
The PADI Diver Propulsion Manual(included in the cost of your course). We can arrange for the manual to be sent to your home address so that you can complete the theory part of the course before you come to Gozo.
The Manual and your Certification on completion of your course is included in the price.
The course consists of 2 dives in Open Water. There are Knowledge Reviews and some practical parts where the scooter is examined, the integral parts discussed as are the methods of attachment. During the course you will learn about buddy contact; how to steer and maintain buoyancy and lots more. How to tow your buddy in the unlikely event of a malfunction of a DPV. You will also discuss various manufacturers and models and the considerations involved with the purchase; the various types of batteries that are used and their advantages. Where your time allows you will be able to enjoy a further recreational dive at a small additional cost.