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Key West Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving Trips
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Reef Scuba and Snorkel Trips
diving the Vandenberg (either two dives on the wreck or, depending on
conditions, one dive on the wreck, followed by a reef dive)
Two trips to choose from:
|Departing daily at 9:30 AM. Two stops at the
reef - one hour at each site. Returns at approximately 1:15 PM.
|Departing daily at 1:30 PM. Two stops at the
reef - one hour at each site. Returns at approximately 5:15 PM.|
The reef is approximately six miles offshore and
offers a number of locations for us to visit . Sites will be chosen
based on daily conditions.
Key West Wreck
and Reef Dives
By special arrangement we can offer:
|Wreck dives will be followed by either an outer
| dive or a shallower reef dive. |
|Double wreck dives. |
|Two tank outer
reef dives, for those who have been-there-done-that.
diving charters to some of the deeper wrecks |
(Wilkes Barre, Curb, the
Airplane, etc.) off Key West by special
arrangement. Please contact
us for details.
the Atocha. |
We require a minimum
number of passengers for all trips.
Diving options include the Cayman Salvage Master
(187' long in 96' of water), Joe's Tug (65' deep on the outer edge of the
reef), and outer reef locations (Eye Of The Needle, The Humps, Lost Reef,
Trinity Cove - to name just a few of the less visited Key West reef sites).
masks, fins, and snorkels rentals are included in the trip fee. Air
fills are for customers with their own tanks. For
night dives we rent lights - Wet suits are available for rent -
We supply iced water
on the boat for drinking. There is also a cooler on board if you wish to bring
soda, food, or beer (for afterwards).
The boat is fitted
with a fresh water shower for rinsing yourself off, and a rinse bucket for
We recommend you
bring a towel, change of clothes and a snack.
the summer months we offer a Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday twilight wreck
dive to the Cayman Salvage Master followed a shallow night dive on the reef
aboard the Sea Eagle. Please contact us for departure times.
Clyde's Key West Scuba Diving.
daily to suit your schedule!
Skills Refresher: For divers
who have not been diving in the last 1-2 years we offer a short refresher in
our pool. Instruction and equipment rental included. |
divers who have not been diving in two or more years we offer an academic
and scuba skills refresher, followed by two open water dives. Includes
instruction, boat fees and equipment rental. |
who prefer may want to rent a buddy. Also recommended for divers who
are doing their first ocean dives. |
Scuba Diving (Resort Course): A
one day program that will introduce non-divers to the world of scuba diving.
After a short academic session participants are will learn the necessary
skills in our pools, after which they will accompany their instructor on two
shallow open water dives on the only living coral reef in North America.
Includes instruction, equipment rental and boat fee. The experience
may be applied towards the Open Water Diver Certification course.
Water Diver Course: We
offer the PADI Open Water Diver Certification Course over three, four, or
five days. The course includes five academic modules, five skill
development modules and four open water dives. Includes instruction,
equipment rental, boat fees and certification card. Does not include
the logbook, course text book or student photograph (all of which are
Complete the academic portion of the Open Water Diver program prior to the
start of your course with the CD and
save your valuable vacation time. *|
Water Referral (Check-Out Dives): Students
who complete one or more of the academic, confined water sessions and/or
open water dives of the PADI Open Water Diver Course can complete their
training at Captain's Corner. (including instruction, equipment
rental, boat fees and certification), but prices will vary based on the amount
of training that needs to be completed - please contact us for details.*|
PADI Referrals: We can complete
the open water dive portion for students who have complete their initial
training through NAUI, TDI, IDEA, NASDS, PDIC, SSI, YMCA and SDI.
Price is as above. Students from other agencies can choose to convert
to the PADI Open Water Diver program by completing a confined water session
and taking an exam. Please contact us for details. Prices including instruction,
equipment rental, boat fees and certification.|
Open Water Diver:
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver program consist of five dives including a
navigation dive, deep dive, and three electives dives (choose from night,
wreck, multi-level, naturalist, search and recovery, to name just a few).
This self study program is designed to expose the Open Water Diver to a
wider range of activities while under instructor supervision, thereby
allowing the student to gain more confidence. |
Diver Courses: We offer PADI
Specialty Diver certifications as Deep Diver, Nitrox, U/W Naturalist, Wreck
Diver, Multi-level Diver, Equipment Specialist, Search and Recovery Diver,
Underwater Navigator, and Underwater Photographer.
First Aid: This one day program
covers first aid and CPR. |
Diver: An intensive
program for Advanced divers that will expand a diver's knowledge beyond the
recreational level. A prerequisite for divers wishing to take a PADI
leadership program. Certification in first aid and CPR is required for
certification as a PADI Rescue Diver, or may be combined with the PADI Medic
First Aid Program as listed above.
Key West Divemaster:
We offer the internship option for students
wishing to become a PADI Divemaster. This intensive program allows the
candidate to work with an instructor gaining valuable experience.
Please contact us for details. Does not include PADI
certification / membership fee.|
Blending : Now offered from Technical
Diving International (TDI). Learn to blend your own gas mixes.
Courses: We are now able to offer various levels
of Nitrox Certification from PADI, TDI and IANTD. Course cost
(includes tanks and gas, but not text books or tables||
Instructor Course: Why stop at divemaster. Try our
Assistant Instructor course. Course cost |
Instructor Development Course. |
Instructor Evaluation Course. |
NEW INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSES
We can now offer SCUBA Training through Instructor level for:
|TDI ( Technical Diving International) - Through Nitrox instructor |
|SDI (Scuba Diving International)- Through SCUBA Instructor |
|NAUI ( National Association of Underwater Instructors) - SCUBA Instructor |
Students completing any CERTIFICATION course at Captain's Corner qualify for :
equipment rental on any future trips aboard our boats, and
discount on equipment in the shop. |
Texts and dive tables
are required and are not included in course fees.
Students must also provide a photograph and have a dive logbook.
Additional equipment and materials may be required for certain classes.
Prices subject to change without notice.
|IANTD -IANTD Is
The World's Largest Scuba Diving Training Organization Of
Nitrox, Enriched Air, Overhead Environment, Cave, Wreck, Rebreather,
Trimix, Gas Blenders, Technical Scuba Divers, Instructors and
Instructor Trainers. ||
|TDI - TDI
(Technical diving International) was formed in 1994 by some of
diving’s most experienced instructors to bring technical
applications of the sport to a wider audience. Whether your
interests lie in nitrox, rebreathers, mixed gas or any of the many
other programs that TDI offers you can be assured that you will be
participating in training that offers you the "cutting
edge" of diving technology.|