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Sports Diver

Sports diver deploying a DSMB off the Farne Islands
Rescue skills being taught in the pool

The BSAC Sports Diver course allows the Ocean (or other agency equivalent) diver to improve their open water diving skills.

These new skills cover rescue, organisation and marshalling, navigation and new equpment.

A qualified Sports Diver can initially only dive to a depth of 20m, however this depth can be increased by a series of progressively deeper dives when accompanied by a qualified instructor, to a maximum depth of 35m.

A qualified Sports Diver can participate in decompression dives when accompanied by a suitably qualified and experienced diver . They can also accompany an Ocean Diver (though the maximum depth is limited to 20m).