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SSI Recreational Sidemount

SSI Recreational Sidemount – What is it?

In this sidemount diving course, you’ll learn all you need to go single or two-cylinder recreational sidemount diving up to a maximum depth of 30 meters or to your certification depth, whichever is deeper. Sidemount diving is already common practice for wreck, mine, and cave divers, but now the benefits are being discovered by more recreational divers.

With no heavy tank on your back, you’ll be more comfortable in the water and find your streamlining and trim improve effortlessly. By using less energy you may reduce your gas consumption so you can make the most of your dive time.

With better buoyancy control, easier access to your valves and more redundancy as well, sidemount diving offers safety and peace of mind. This is the best sidemount diving course to discover and enjoy the enticing advantages of this dive style. You learn all the skills and knowledge you need to safely and comfortably dive with a single or two-cylinder sidemount equipment configuration.

What will I learn?

  • Reduce the weight of carrying cylinders on your back
  • Extend your dive time
  • Add redundancy to increase dive safety
  • Sidemount configurations and kit set up

What are the requirements?

  • Minimum age 12
  • 1 confined session
  • 3 open water dives

How much does it cost?

You will be provided with course specialist kit as part of the course, however should you require any further dive kit this can be rented.

SSI Recreational Sidemount – £299

SSI Recreational Sidemount with kit hire £349

We offer try dives in the dock and in the pool for Sidemount – please contact us for more information

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