PADI Sidemount diver
Having scuba cylinders on your back isn’t the only way of exploring the underwater world. Many divers have discovered the benefits of mounting cylinders on their sides with the PADI Sidemount diver course.
Sidemount diving is becoming increasingly popular amongst recreational scuba divers.
Requirements for Sidemount diver
- You must be, minimum age of 15 years.
- Certified as a PADI Open water diver or equivalent.
What does the PADI Sidemount diver cost?
€ 299* Included Taxes and:
- 3 dives
- 1 confined water dive
- Sidemount diver certification
* The price of € 299 is only valid when you use our online booking. Standard Sidemount diver price is 335 euro.
PADI Sidemount diver program
In the eLearning you will learn in detail about the many benefits and correct methods, of diving with a sidemount configuration.
There is 1 confined and 3 open water sidemount dives where you will learn how to:
Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment.
Trim your weight system and sidemount gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
Manage your gas supply by switching second stages as planned, if wearing two cylinders.
Respond correctly to potential problems when sidemount diving.
Sidemount diver – what will I need?
All you need is your swimsuit, towel, minimum required diving certificate, logbook and dive insurance.
The use of a sidemount system and Scubapro dive equipment is included in the course price.
How long will it take?
The complete course takes 2 days.
PADI Master and Tec sidemount instructor Harry Bakker preparing for an Ice dive in sidemount configuration at minus 19°C and 1400m altitude in the Carpathian mountains, Romania.