New for 2013 and beyond! - We are in the process of improving operations to better serve our customers in the Public Safety Diving community. MAKODIVER will soon be phased-out. Our new name is DIVE-SAR. Please visit our new website:
MAKODIVERhas over 36 years of diving experience. We offer a variety of diving services as well as professional and specialiized diving instruction.
We specialize in training and consulting for Public Safety Dive Teams: Law Enforcement, Fire/Rescue, and Lifeguard agencies.
MAKODIVER's Lead Instructor is a retired Fire Captain/Dive Rescue Team Leader who spent 32 years in Emergency Services.
PSD DIVE TEAM DEVELOPMENT -MAKODIVER can assist Public Safety agencies with the development and upgrading of Dive Teams - from starting a new team to ensuring OSHA, NFPA, and NIOSH compliance, developing SOGs, training, equipment recommendations, and funding options.
PUBLIC SAFETY DIVER - Underwater Search, Rescue & Recovery training for members of Fire/Rescue, Lifeguard, and Law Enforcement agencies.
SCUBA classes - customized to meet the needs of Public Safety Divers/ PSD teams, as well as other professional divers.
In addition to dive training, MAKODIVER provides Stand-by & Safety Divers for on-location TV/motion picture productions, and other in/over/near-water events and activities.
MAKODIVER can also provide Search & Recovery services for lost / sunken items - "no job too small". We have even located and recovered a very expensive diamond earring in 60' of murky water for a client!
At MAKODIVER we pride ourselves in providing high quality, professional training that is realistic and meets the high standards of the Public Safety Diving community, and the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI).