The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty Course

 Malta and Gozo offer a good choice of wreck dives, some shallow, some down to 40 meters in depth. Explore old patrol boats and tug boats, a temptation many divers cannot resist. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course teaches you how to map a wreck, learn the safety rules and hazards of wreck diving. Bringing the past and present together, this course enables you to get a closer look at wrecks, their historical and cultural significance. The more understanding you have about a wreck and the more knowledge you gain, the more excitement and enjoyment it brings to each dive.  

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The PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course

The PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course is a challenge. Being underwater around Gozo is great fun. However, getting lost, with no sense of direction can be very frustrating! Underwater navigation can be challenging, therefore, the PADI Underwater Navigation Specialty helps you master this challenge over 3 open water dives. Learn navigation skills, techniques and planning of a dive using a compass and natural clues to guide you. Improve your navigation skills and arrive back to the boat or shore at the correct place.  Be the one everyone wants to follow, because of your ability to navigate and find your way around!

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The PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty Course

Do you know the relationships between aquatic plants and animal life? Have a look for symbioses, prey and predator behaviour? Take a closer look during your next scuba diving adventure, it just might surprise you as to what action goes on down there. Get to know your underwater plants, vertebrates and invertebrates in fresh, temperate or tropical waters. This knowledge will enhance your diving experiences in ways you might not expect. Gain a better understanding and identify the beautiful marine life around you. Learn and understand what a healthy reef looks like and take in the structures that form a reef. Understanding how marine species interact and how this affects each other and the environment is fascination.

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The PADI Underwater Digital Imaging Course

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialities. Capture photos of the underwater world around Gozo whilst scuba diving. Sound and motion diving stories in video format hold memories forever. Through PADI’s Scuba Earth®, or other social media platforms you can share underwater masterpieces with friends and family.

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PADI Surface Marker Buoy Diver

Take the PADI Surface Marker Buoy speciality diver course and learn to provide a  delayed marker buoy for ascending divers. This is a skill which all scuba divers should master. Learn how to use a Surface Marker Buoy (SMB), and how to place them to mark boundaries for mapping. Marker buoys may be part of a search & recovery dive, delayed surface marker buoys alert boat traffic to your presence underwater. This is a vital part of scuba diving and a safe way to avoid boat traffic incidents. Maintaining good buoyancy and trim plays a crucial part when you want to deploy a delayed surface marker buoy safely. Learn the safety and hazards of marker buoy lines and reels, as well as swimming underwater with a surface marker buoy.

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The PADI Sidemount Diver Specialty Course

The PADI Sidemount Diver Specialty course offers a scuba diver the chance to dive with two cylinders with flexible options. Sidemount diving increased in popularity throughout the past few years around Europe. This art of diving offers you a different streamlining option and added flexibility. As a result, you just might find side-mount diving more comfortable when exploring the underwater world. Side-mounted cylinders can relieve back pressure problems and provide more comfort whilst diving. Often Sidemount divers are technical divers but it is also a recreational scuba diving sport.

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PADI Self Reliant Diver

For the PADI Self-Reliant diver course, you should be a competent scuba diver with reasonable experience. Most scuba divers prefer to dive with a buddy, but sometimes an experienced diver may wish or need to explore without a partner. The Self-Reliant diver course is ideal for passionate photographers or single travelling divers. The course will improve your self-awareness and how to become more self-reliant.

 

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The PADI Search & Recovery Diver Specialty Course

The PADI Search and Recovery diver speciality course is great when things fall overboard. Dropped something into the water over the dock? Yes, it happens, people drop items from boats, air mattresses and even while scuba diving. When you want to go and find it, then the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is the right course for you. Learn effective ways to find objects, large and small. Use navigation patterns to find objects and a lift bag to bring up items from the seabed. Claim your reward when you know how to succeed in finding objects underwater.

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The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver Specialty Course

The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course helps divers to improve basic, but essential diving skills. Learn to glide effortlessly through the water, staying clear of reefs and walls to help protect the environment. Learn how to control your descent, practice hovering and staying in control of your movements and direction. Elevate your buoyancy skills to another level, become weightless and relaxed whilst you enjoy the dive. Improve your air consumption through skilled buoyancy control and become a stronger scuba diver. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy speciality course helps you to understand neutral buoyancy through breath control. Learn to develop efficient kick cycles and try out new kick cycle methods that might suit you better. Experience and learn the difference between good and poor trim and learn more about cylinder positioning on the body. Adjust and correct weights whilst understanding weight distribution around the body. All these skills will help you on your journey to becoming an overall confident diver. There is nothing more thrilling than a fantastic dive with perfect buoyancy control. Why not become a buoyancy Ninja and enjoy your dive every time?

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