Having scuba tanks on your back isn’t a requirement for exploring the underwater world. Many scuba divers have discovered the joy of mounting cylinders on their sides too. Sidemount diving gives you more flexibility and streamlining for underwater diving. You don’t have to walk with heavy cylinders on your back – just enter the water, clip them on and go. Interested? Contact Us for the PADI Sidemount Diver Specialty course with Easy Divers in Cyprus.
If you’re a PADI Open Water Diver who is at least 15 years old, you can enrol in a PADI Sidemount Diver course.
What will you learn?
Along with learning about the many benefits of diving for Sidemount configuration.
You will make at least one confined water and three open water scuba dives. Each dive you will build your confidence in your new scuba equipment configuration.
During the Padi Sidemount course you’ll learn how to:
Properly assemble and configure Sidemount scuba diving equipment.
Trim your weight system and Sidemount gear so you’re perfectly balanced and streamlined in the water.
Manage gas/air by switching second stage regulators as planned, if wearing two cylinders.
Respond correctly to potential problems when Sidemount diving.
If your considered technical diving, you may realise that technical divers always wear more than one tank. Taking the Sidemount diving course your will make you more comfortable in wearing extra tanks and you may consider the technical diving courses?
Sidemount is an increasingly popular way to configure multiple cylinders for recreational dives and technical diving. When you take this course you can enter the world of tec diving with the Tec or Rec Sidemount Diver course.
Apply what you learn on this course to other courses like the TecRec Courses. Your instructor may offer to integrate this course with the Tec 40 Tec 45 or Tec 50 technical diving courses at Easy Divers Cyprus.
If you’re a Padi Open Water Diver you may take the Recreational Padi Sidemount Course. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, at least 18 years old and have a minimum of 30 logged dives, you may qualify for a Tec Sidemount Diver course.
It’s recommended that you also have a PADI Enriched Air Diver certification.
Note: that qualifying certifications from other diver training organizations may apply – ask our Tec Deep Instructor.
Scuba Gear: Special Sidemount Equipment, Extra regulators and dive cylinders.