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Due to an injury, Dr. Turrentine is not offering these services.

Dr. Turrentine will arrange a dive trip for you or your group. Specialty instruction is available in Stress & Rescue, Helidiving, Ice Diving, and DPV. This might even include Dr. Turrentine flying a seaplane with a small group to remote diving spots. Remote diving trips may also include rock climbing, ice climbing, lava viewing, and/or hiking. Dr. Turrentine’s charges depend on the dive location, hotel, and airline cost. See Dr. Turrentine’s diving and aviation credentials. Advanced divers are requested. Please call 706 218-4096. If no answer, please leave message.


  • SSI (Scuba Schools International) Specialty Instructor (#53664)
  • PADI Divemaster (# 191483)
  • SSI Elite Gold Diver {Level 9 (#638408)}
  • PADI Instructor Emergency First Responder (Adult, Child, and Infant CPR, AED, and Oxygen Administration #DM-191483)
  • SSI and PADI Master Diver (SSI # 638408 and PADI #0410035332)
  • Rescue and First Aid Diver (PADI#0404049818 and SSI # 638408)
  • Advanced Open Water Diver (PADI Cozumel #9907565969)
  • NASDS International Certification of Safe Scuba Diving (#7951)
  • Advanced Lifesaving and Water Instruction Certification
    • Technical and Diving Specialties:
    • Search and Recovery Diver (Program Code #W-330 S. C. College 8-12-87)
    • Search and Recovery Diver (SSI #632151)
    • Stress and Rescue Diver (SSI # 632151)
    • Heli-Diver – Sea and Air Rescue (PADI Australia #0604A14766)
    • Helicopter Rescue Awareness (PADI Australia #0604A14774)
    • Cavern Diver (PADI #0506094331)
    • Intro and Apprentice to Cave Diving (NACD #CA-2093)
    • Basic and Full Cave (NSS-CDS / NACD)
    • Ice Diver (PADI #0510084178 including experience with Argon Gas)
    • Wreck Diving Specialist (SSI #632151)
    • Dry Suit Diver (PADI #0510084176)
    • Drift Diver (PADI Cozumel #9907566839)
    • Deep Diver (PADI #0403096943 and SSI # 638408)
    • Advanced Buoyancy Control Diver (SSI #632151)
    • Altitude Diver (PADI #0410015157)
    • Equipment Specialist (PADI #0405064645)
    • Underwater Hunting and Collecting Specialist (PADI #0602099162)
    • Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver (PADI #0510084175)
    • Underwater Photographer (PADI #0510084177)
    • Underwater Naturalist (PADI #0511006243)
    • Night Diver (PADI Turks & Caicos #0506014583)
    • Enriched Air Nitrox Max 40% O2 Diver (PADI #9907565841 and SSI # 638408)
    • Advanced Nitrox Diver (IANTD-Internat. Ass. Nitrox & Tech Divers # 116770)
    • Evolution and Inspiration Rebreather (IANTD # 116770)
    • National Geographic Diver (PADI #0510084188)


  • Cave diving with Trimix (Helium blend) &Tri-County Police Rescue Dive Team and independent consultant for many police and firefighter units through north Georgia.
  • Seaplane Pilot (#027357) with over 30 years experience including mission trips.
  • Writer, Videophotographer, and Photographer for www.badassdivers.com
  • 30 years of experience, including many international dive sites; Alaskan Arctic Expeditions, Indian Ocean Sites (Maldives), and Red Sea. Multiple Pacific Ocean Sites {Australia, Philippines, Great Barrier Reef, Micronesia including Truk (Chuuk) Lagoon, Indonesia, Singapore, Bali, Guam, Okinawa and Solomon Islands.} Caribbean (Caymans and Sister Islands, Roatan, Honduras, Belize, Dominica, Bonaire, Cozumel, Jamaica, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, and others) Caverns, Cenotes, and Caves of Florida and Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.