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PADI Specialty Courses

Search & Recovery Diver


The Search and Recovery Specialty Course is challenging but at the same time a lot of fun and rewarding. If you are wanting to be the one they call to find lost items under the water then this specialty course is for you. The following topics will be covered:


  • Gathering information about lost item

  • Interviewing witnesses

  • Search patterns and techniques

  • Underwater metal detector use

  • Rigging and use of lift bags

  • Raising of submerged items

Course Fee: $225


How Do I Start:

Contact MSD and we will put you on the sign-up sheet. When we have four interested divers we will contact everyone to set up class dates.



PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old can enroll in the Search and Recover Diver course. PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification also qualify.

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