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RAID DECO 40 - Recreational Deco Course

Getting the ‘thumbs up' sign is probably the worst signal any diver can receive since it signifies that the dive has ended. Extending time, and sometimes depth, in water is probably every divers desire.

The RAID DECO 40 program forms a bridge between recreational and technical diving. The problem with technical diving is that it has marketed and positioned itself as unattainable for the average diver. Divers are led to believe they must have superhuman strength and mental agility to participate in a technical diving program. Of course, here at RAID we believe this is simply not the case, but believing and acting are two totally different things.

The DECO 40 program is aimed squarely at the recreational market and not at the technical market. The program is ideally completed using modified recreational equipment.



Be a minimum 18 years old.

Have been certified diver for at least 3 months.

Be certified as a RAID Explorer 30 or RAID Advanced 35 diver or equivalent.

Be certified as a RAID Nitrox and RAID Deep 40 diver or equivalent.

Have a minimum of 20 logged hours underwater or 40 dives using open circuit



Online Theory Component

Evening Theory Session

Confined Water Session

4 Boat Dives



Mask/Snorkel          Boots and Fins

Wrist Slate                SMB & Reel

Torch                         Line Cutting Device

Redundant Gas*



Practical & e-learning Training Package $945

- On-line RAID e-learning US$130 - Included

*Sling cylinder and regulator supplied for course

Course Booking Information

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