Wreck Diver Specialty at Huron Scuba, Ann Arbor Michigan
Wreck Diver Specialty
Learn how to handle the potential hazards of diving around shipwrecks, as well as how to understand what you're seeing underwater. This course is offered in conjunction with our wreck diving trips, such as Tobermory, Alpena, and Lake Huron charters.

This course provides the diver with the skills and knowledge needed to gain experience and minimize risks in wreck diving. Wreck diving (external survey) is defined as diving around a sunken vessel, aircraft or debris field.

Topics covered include safety, hazards and cautions, special risks of overhead environments, entanglement, limited visibility, deep diving, equipment (additions and modifications), location of wrecks, sources of information, search methods, underwater navigation, legal aspects, artifacts, treasure, salvage, archaeology and appropriate material from other specialty courses.

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Prerequisites Advanced Open Water certification
Minimum age 18 years.
Class size Limit 8 students.
Classroom location Huron Scuba.
Pool location None.
Open water location Varies, see schedule.
Equipment provided by student Personal snorkeling equipment (must own) and complete scuba diving equipment (may rent or own). Each diver must own required specialty equipment: Underwater slate & pencil. Line reel or spool. Cutting tool. Primary and backup dive lights.
Equipment provided by Huron Scuba First aid and emergency oxygen kits. Underwater measuring tools.
Course cost $199 per student.  Prereq: Advanced
Required books & materials PADI Wreck Diver Manual & DVD ($45.99)
Or AND Purchase at least one wreck book below ($24.95)
Optional books & materials 100 Best Shipwrecks Vol 1 (Huron, Ontario, Erie) ($0.00)
Or 100 Best Shipwrecks Vol 2 (Superior, Michigan) ($0.00)
Or Shipwrecks of Straits of Mackinac (($5.00))
Additional expenses Equipment rental, air fills, charter fees, park entry fees.
Other classes to consider Advanced Scuba Diver, Drysuit Certification, Nitrox Course.
Forms / Materials / Handouts
Introductory Classes Schedule Printable schedule with Discover Scuba Workshop, Snorkeling, and PADI Seal Team classes
Basic Scuba Diver Schedule Printable schedule with Basic Open Water Courses (weekend and weeknight class & pool, & Open Water Cert dives)
"Core" Continuing Education Schedule Printable schedule with Refresher, Advanced, Nitrox, Drysuit, Rescue courses
Continuing Education Schedule Printable schedule with other continuing education classes (First Aid/CPR, Equipment Specialist, Divemaster, etc.)
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Huron Scuba, Snorkel & Adventure Travel Inc. 4816 Jackson Road Suite D, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 
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