When transitioning to doubles, it is important that you understand how a double tank configuration operates. The GUE Doubles Primer is designed to teach students how to properly configure, weight and utilize a double tank configuration. GUE’s Doubles Primer course is designed to teach divers how to safely and comfortably dive a double tank/cylinder configuration using proper equipment and techniques. Combining lecture and in-water sessions, this course focuses on cultivating the basic skills required. The GUE Doubles course is focused on increasing proficiency with double tank configuration, through proper control of the buoyancy, trim, propulsion, teamwork and other GUE principles.
Applicants for a GUE Drysuit course must:
- Submit a completed registration form, a medical history, and a liability release to GUE Headquarters.
- Be physically and mentally fit.
- Hold insurance that will cover diving emergencies such as hyperbaric treatment, e.g. DAN Master-level insurance or equivalent.
- Be a nonsmoker.
- Obtain a physician’s prior written authorization for the use of prescription drugs, except for birth control, or for any prior medical condition that may pose a risk while diving.
- Be a minimum of 16 years of age.
- Be a certified GUE Rec 1 diver or be certified as an open water diver from a recognized training agency.
Duration: The GUE Doubles course is normally conducted over 1 – 2 days, and requires a minimum of 2 dives and at least 14 hours of instruction encompassing classroom, land drills, and in-water work.
To inquire about available dates for this class, please complete the form below: