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This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the SSI Open Water Diver certification.

Cost: $ 295.00
Scuba Skills Update provides you with the opportunity to review and practice necessary scuba skills that you learned in your original Open Water Diver program under the guidance of an SSI Dive Professional. It is a 1 session 2-3 hour pool course. You will earn a skills update recognition card following your update completion.

Cost: $ 125.00
Join Sonoma Coast Divers for a one-day class on the skills required to safely and successfully shoot a speargun under water. This is a one day beginner program that is conducted on the Mendocino Coast, at Van Damme State Park.

Cost: $ 140.00
Enriched Air Nitrox is a blended gas that had more oxygen in it than regular compressed air. The additional oxygen levels allow you to stay down longer as you are absorbing less nitrogen on your dive. This lets you do longer dives in a shorter period of time, but also requires you stay at shallower depths. Many people report feeling less tired after diving with Nitrox as well. Learn all the benefits and hazards of diving with Nitrox, how to analyze a tank to know exactly the O2 content, the special equipment you may need, and how Nitrox affects your body.

Cost: $ 185.00
Nothing like feeling lost underwater and wasting air to come up and look around! Come learn more about navigation both by compass and using natural navigation. We will have some shore classroom teaching followed by diving and navigating. You will even get the opportunity to lead dives! Knowing how to get around under water helps with your comfort level as well as your bottom time. What happens when your diving and hit a pinnacle you need to go around then need to get back on course? Come find out!

Cost: $ 185.00
We consider rescue skills to be an essential part of every diver's education. The SSI Stress & Rescue Course builds confidence by making you comfortable with your ability to assess and handle diving emergencies.

Cost: $ 285.00