Wreck Diver


The diver receives an introduction to diving and wreck penetration.
The daylight zone is not left here.


  • EOBV 2** or equivalent education,
  • 40 dives logged and certified deep diving

limits of the course

  • Max. depth: 40m,
  • Penetration: max 45m from surface (i.e. depth + penetration)
  • No decompression dives
  • Daylight zone: a large area of open water lit by the sun must be clearly visible
  • No bottlenecks (restriction)
  • No jump, gap, just linear penetration
  • Max. double bottles


  • Number: 4
  • Total dive time: at least 100min.

course content

  • Limits of Wreck Diving
  • Wreck Owner’s Rights
  • Dangers of the overhead environment (water, ceiling, darkness, sight, current, air bells,…)
  • Equipment (mask/fins, light, instruments, lines, cutting tools, …)
  • buoyancy, trimming
  • Fin kicks (see exercises)
  • Laying the guideline in the wreck
  • dive planning
  • checks
  • Communication (hand signals, light signals)
  • Psychology, motivation, attitude
  • stress management
  • panic
  • Emergency procedures (zero visibility, loss of light, entanglement in the line, loss of air)
  • Safety assessment of the wreck (position, stability, superstructure, nets, sediment (silt), fauna, explosives/munitions…)

If you are interested in this course, do not hesitate to contact us. We will send you all information about the next course without obligation.

  • Staatlich ermächtigter Tauchverband
  • Cedip - european commitee of professional
    diving instructors
  • erster österr. Berufstauchlehrer Verband
Über den EOBV
  • Tel.: +43 (0)6542 68370
  • Mobil: +43 (0)664 406 8381
  • E-Mail:
EOBVPoint 24 • A-5751 MaishofenZVR Zahl: 581236810

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