Sea Survival

In association with the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) and in partnership with the British Diving Safety Group (BDSG), PADI offers the PADI RNLI Diver Sea Survival course.
RNLI is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, as well as on some inland waterways.

The PADI RNLI Diver Sea Survival course prepares you for the worst case scenarios. Accidents do happen, that is a fact of life, but another fact is that, more often than not, most accidents are avoidable if those involved have the right set of skills at hand as the number one cause of diving accident, is human error. Samos Sub is one of the few dive centers in Greece where you can take this course. We will provide you with the skills and knowledge to deal with unexpected emergency situations whilst diving.  You will also learn how to initiate a faster and more effective rescue. Mastering sea survival skills will give you additional confidence if you find yourself in an unwanted situation whilst diving.

What skills will I gain during this course?
  • Diving in low-visibility conditions
  • Dive planning
  • Dive preparation
  • How to deal with out-of-air emergencies
  • How to deal with an emergency on the surface
  • Navigation and safety equipment on dive boats
  • Use of surface marker buoys (SMBs)
  • Ways of calling for help

The PADI RNLI Diver Sea Survival Course contains knowledge development and 2 open water training dives to practice the skills and techniques learned.

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