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Why You Need a Dry Suit Certification to Dive Dry.

Before you became a certified diver, you may have wondered, “why do you need a license to go scuba diving?” At some point during your Open Water Diver course®, you likely saw the value of learning how to prevent and manage problems and the benefits of practicing basic skills in a pool. It’s the same for dry suit diving – but the course is considerably shorter, just one or two days.

A dry suit keeps you warm by keeping you dry (water conducts heat away from the body 20- 27 times faster than air). What most divers don’t consider is how the bubble of air keeping you warm behaves during the dive. For example, if you tip forward to look at something, the air will move to your feet, which can lead to a rapid feet-first ascent. The PADI® Dry Suit Diver Specialty course teaches you essential dry suit safety skills.



Sorrento Boat Moorings

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Inside Port Phillip Open Water Rated

Sorrento Boat Moorings
Sorrento Boat Moorings | © Unknown

Depth: 2 m (6.56 ft) to 15 m (49 ft)

Level: Open Water and beyond.

The boat mooring area just out from the WillyWeather (Sorrento) as a guide for the tide times and the height of the tide.

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Boon Wurrung / Bunurong country
Boon Wurrung / Bunurong country

Traditional Owners — This dive site is in the traditional Country of the Boon Wurrung / Bunurong people of the Kulin Nation. This truly ancient Country includes parts of Port Phillip, from the Werribee River in the north-west, down to Wilson's Promontory in the south-east, including the Mornington Peninsula, French Island and Phillip Island, plus Western Port. We wish to acknowledge the Boon Wurrung as Traditional Owners. We pay respect to their Ancestors and their Elders, past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Bunjil the Creator Spirit of this beautiful land, who travels as an eagle, and Waarn, who protects the waterways and travels as a crow, and thank them for continuing to watch over this Country today and beyond.

 

Sorrento Boat Moorings Location Map

Latitude: 38° 20.027′ S   (38.333778° S / 38° 20′ 1.6″ S)
Longitude: 144° 44.647′ E   (144.744111° E / 144° 44′ 38.8″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2012-07-22 09:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-03-31 10:56:53 GMT
Source: Google Earth (approximate location only)
Nearest Neighbour: Sorrento Pier, 262 m, bearing 143°, SE
Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip.
Depth: 2 to 15 m.



DISCLAIMER: No claim is made by The Scuba Doctor as to the accuracy of the dive site coordinates listed here. Should anyone decide to use these GPS marks to locate and dive on a site, they do so entirely at their own risk. Always verify against other sources.

The marks come from numerous sources including commercial operators, independent dive clubs, reference works, and active divers. Some are known to be accurate, while others may not be. Some GPS marks may even have come from maps using the AGD66 datum, and thus may need be converted to the WGS84 datum. To distinguish between the possible accuracy of the dive site marks, we've tried to give each mark a source of GPS, Google Earth, or unknown.

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