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  1. May 30,  · Drift diving requires divers to enter the water as a group so the boat can keep tabs on their location. That means divers should heed the minute warning and gear up, do their buddy checks, and be ready to go when they hear Dive-Dive-Dive! The whole idea behind drift diving is to go with the flow. Fighting the current will only mean you blow.
  2. Stop by or call Scuba Frisco at to enroll in the course and get the PADI Drift Diver Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video. By studying before the dives, you’ll be better prepared to start practicing your drift diving skills when you go diving with your Instructor.
  3. May 30,  · EDITOR’S NOTE: Diving the Sechelt Rapids during tidal movements when the current is at high velocity is obviously not recommended as it would be extremely dangerous. Usual drift dives in the Skookumchuck Narrows thus do not attain speeds anywhere near knots. The fastest drift dives may instead be unintentional, occurring under extreme and unexpected conditions such as divers .
  4. Drift diving allows a diver to travel over a large area without expending much energy. You simply get neutrally buoyant and enjoy the dive as the scenery moves past you. The SDI Drift Diver Course covers the “how-to’s” of drift diving from, how to enter and exit drifts, what to do if you get caught in a drift and wish to get out, how to get out of the drift to observe something special, and much more.
  5. Jun 26,  · Drift diving is broadly defined as diving in a current, wherein the diver is transported from point A to point B by the water movement rather than by their own power. Drift diving makes for some of the best underwater “flying” sensations and can be truly exhilarating. Divers can also cover a much larger area while drifting in the current.
  6. Drift diving is a type of diving where the diver uses the current to float along and enjoy a dive site rather than using their own finning power to make progress. WHY GO DRIFT DIVING? Drift diving can be relaxing and one of the most exhilarating types of diving, depending on the dive conditions.
  7. Cozumel — the Caribbean’s unofficial drift-diving capital — has more awesome drift dives than you can shake a fin at, but one of the best is the outer wall of the famous Palancar Reef system, an area called Palancar Deep. Cracks and canyonways punctuate the wall, offering many chances to duck in and out of the current for a closer look at the marine life.
  8. Sep 20,  · Drift diving is a type of scuba diving technique that lets you float along the underwater current. The diver is then powered by the current and not so much by fin kicks. Thus, this type of dive is more relax and doesn’t require so much effort. What it does 4/5(1).

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