Rescue Diver

Rescue Diver
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This course trains divers in the knowledge and skills needed to manage risks and effectively handle limited in-water problems and diving emergencies.  Self-rescue and "buddy" rescue are key areas of focus during this course.

Course cost is $265* for a group rate. 

Minimum of 4 divers is required to be considered a group rate.  

Maximum divers allowed in the group class is 8.

Cost for 3 divers is $353*

Cost for 2 divers is $530*

Cost for a private lesson is $899*

*Included in the course cost is a personal Ora-nasal rescue mask with O2 inlet, instructor fees, cost of pool session, and one open water rescue checkout dive with air tank.

*Not included in this course is the cost for the NAUI First Aid Manual ($25.00) and the NAUI Rescue Diver Manual ($50.00). 

*You must have your own scuba gear.  If you do not have scuba gear you can rent the full package for $65.00.

Upon completion of this course you will be a certified NAUI Rescue Diver  with NAUI First Aid Certification (which also includes Emergency O2 Administration & CPR).  If you currently hold a NAUI First Aid certification, price still remains the same.

This course is designed by James Pennock NAUI #10929,  one of Florida's leading Instructors in Search & Recovery and Scuba Rescue.

James' Bio

James received his certification as a NAUI scuba instructor in 1988 while serving in the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division. He was deployed to Sinai, Egypt for a year where he logged over 1,000 hours bottom time in the Red Sea and trained over 500 U.S. and U.N. soldiers how to scuba dive. While in Egypt, James received a Letter of Commendation for his actions in a scuba rescue emergency.  His accomplishments include winning the Rescue Diver portion of the National Public Safety Divers Forum for 3 consecutive years and being awarded the rank of Public Safety Dive Professional - Master Rescue Diver. No other Recreational Scuba Instructor actively teaching in Florida currently holds this title.


This program is only conducted upon request. If you are interested in this program and would like more information on how we can make it happen for you please click here and we will contact you shortly.

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