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GUE Recreational Diver level I

Course Outcomes The GUE Recreational Diver Level 1 course is designed to develop the essential skills required for all sound diving practice. It helps the non-diver cultivate a platform that supports comfort, confidence, and competence in the water, as well as more advanced training in the future.   Prerequisites Applicants for a Rec 1 course must: Submit a completed registration form, a medical history, and […]

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Tech tips- SMB deployment

SMB deployment (surface marker buoy deployment, or “shooting a bag”) Due to the complexity of deploying a SMB, divers often struggle with it. I would like to present to you a step-by-step description of the process. For the purpose of this discussion, we’ll assume you’re using a Halcyon 3.3 ft SMB with a cold-water 100 ft defender spool. First, the SMB is typically kept in […]

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GUE Technical Diver level I

I intend to post daily updates on our upcoming tech I course beginning Monday August 20th through 24th. Check back frequently if you’re interested in hearing about a day in the life of a tech I student. We also encourage you to post questions, comments, and your own observations here. Tech I is GUE’s entry into the realm of technical diving. Having said that, the […]

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