This program was developed to train divers to safely dive on wrecks and to develop an awareness and attitude of personal responsibility and proper risk management. The program can be conducted with nitrox and trimix mixtures according to the prerequisite patents held by the student.


IANTD Advanced EANx Diver certification or equivalent certification of other recognized didactics;
IANTD Wreck Diver certification or equivalent of other recognized teaching;
It is highly recommended to be patented IANTD Normoxic Trimix Diver or equivalent of other recognized didactics;
Minimum 100 dives recorded on the personal dive log (log book).

Medical certificate for non-competitive sporting fitness that has no contraindications to diving;
Log book with at least 100 logged dives;
Photocopies of all previous certificates, in case you are not an IANTD Advanced EANx Diver and IANTD Wreck Diver certified diver.

Review of diving history on wrecks, equipment configuration, psychology and attitude, information on the structure and nomenclature of ships, gas consumption and management of the gas supply; study on safety and organization of dives with penetration into wrecks;
Dry tests of safety and emergency management exercises;
A confined water training session in an unobstructed environment at a maximum depth of 10 m;
Open water training in a minimum of 4 wreck dives to a maximum depth of 42 m (51 m if divers are also patented as IANTD Normoxic Trimix Diver);
Training penetration even in areas without light, but with visible external light and access to the exit without obstructions or bottlenecks.

IANTD Wreck Diver Manual and other texts deemed useful for training.

Twin cylinder with double central manifold taps or side Mount system with two cylinders;
rigid backrest with single harness and D-ring and bag without elastics of suitable size for the cylinders used;
a balanced regulator with DIN connection and long hose of 1.80 / 2.10 m;
a balanced dispenser with DIN connection and 60/70 cm hose;
manometer with 50/60 cm hose assembled on the 60/70 cm dispenser;
BP whip for BCD assembled on the dispenser with a 60/70 cm whip;
a primary reel with a line of about 100 m. (120 m recommended depending on the type of emergency);
a spool reel with a minimum line of 27 m (43 m recommended, depending on the type of penetration);
a lifting and signaling balloon of at least 12 kg;
a cutting tool (knife with line cutter recommended);
slate and pencil (Wet Notes recommended);
depth gauge and clock / timer;
two torches, one primary and one reserve.
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