PADI Search and Recovery Course in Tenerife

It has been a good dive with regular visibility. You and your partner are swimming towards the boat when you hear a splash. "My mask!" The trail of small bubbles disappears quickly in the moderate current.

Two divers in the water behind you say: "Hey, we have a lot of air, let's go look for it". The distressed diver on the boat expects them to make the descent, but with the current conditions they could be anywhere now.

"No problem!" . About 5 minutes later our heroes reappear, with the mask in hand. How is it that some divers can find things so easily? It's about training.

The PADI Search and Recovery Specialty will give you the skills and confidence to be able to find submerged objects and bring them to the surface safely, even in small situations. visibility. Your instructor will guide you in procedures and techniques for organizing a search, using effective patterns underwater, the correct and safe way of lifting devices. You will also learn to overcome the problems posed by limited visibility as you practice low visibility scenarios.


  • Advanced Open Water Certification
  • Minimum age: 12 years old


You will learn planning for search and recovery immersion, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. We will also train limited visibility, search patterns and object recovery, safe use of lifting equipment. We will learn the use of the lift bag, rope, compass, knots, slate, buoy marker and reel.


  • PADI Search and Recovery Manual
  • Four dives
  • PADI certification card
  • Rental of the necessary diving equipment

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