Your new diving experience starts at 45! Your technical diving gateway!
You are probably here because there are some amazing dive spots and wrecks you can’t enjoy within recreational dive limits.
The Extended Range (XR) course focuses on expand your diving skills as well as your knowledge to safely and confidently plan and execute dives up to 45 metres of depth using Air or Limited Trimix as a back gas and one deco mix up to 100% oxygen to accelerate your deco time obligation. You will learn to plan a dive using a Deco Plan Software to a maximum of 25 minutes of deco.
You will learn to use of double tanks, use and handle of a deco stage tank, improve your basic skills including buoyancy, kicks and equally important to expand your situational awareness as a diver.
Day 1: We start with equipment configuration and dry runs of skills and drills for the first confined water session. Usually, training schedule alternates between academic and in-water sessions. Depending on the class we shift theory before or after the in-water sessions.
Day 2 : Open Water Dive 1 & 2, max depth 30m.
Day 3: Open Water Dive 3, max depth 40m/max deco of 15 min. Gasses: Air or Nx28 & Nx50.
Day 4: Open Water Dive 4, max depth 40m/max deco of 15 min. Gasses: Air or Nx28 & Nx50.
Day 5: Open Water Dive 5, max depth 45m/max deco of 25 min. Gasses: Air or Tx21/35 & Nx50.
Day 6: Open Water Dive 6, max depth 45m/max deco of 25 min. Gasses: Air or Tx21/35 & Nx50.
At this stage in your diving career it is useful to have your own equipment. If you don’t however, we do carry a limited number of rental regulators for double tanks and deco tanks, as well as wings to help you get started with your technical diving training.
A 50% deposit is required upon enrolment, the remaining balance is due before the completion of the class.