PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course 2020-02-05T13:49:48+00:00

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PADI BOAT DIVER COURSE

Much of the world’s best scuba diving is accessible only by boat.

Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course will benefit you because boats in various parts of the world do things differently. Scuba diving from a boat is fun and relatively easy because you usually descend directly onto your dive site.

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enroll in the Boat Diver course.

The PADI Boat Diver course will expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat in your local area and learn:

  • Boat terminology.
  • Boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit, and where to stow your gear.
  • Boating safety, including how to locate safety equipment.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification

Must be at least 12 years old

Hold Open Water Diver Certification or Junior Open Water Diver Certification

The PADI Boat Diver course will expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat in your local area and learn:

  • Boat terminology.
  • Boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit, and where to stow your gear.
  • Boating safety, including how to locate safety equipment.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

You can start by reading the PADI Boat Diver Manual and watching the Boat Diving video in preparation for meeting with your instructor to schedule the boat dives. Stop by the dive centre to enroll in the course and get your Boat Diver Crew-Pak and start learning.

 THEORY

 OPEN WATER DIVES (Two dives over 1 day)

Direct supervision and instruction from a teaching status PADI Dive Instructor.

Full set of rental dive equipment, tanks and weights. Includes specialist dive equipment required for the course

Training materials required for the duration of the course

Water, tea/coffee, soft drinks, snacks and between dive meal (Brunch/Lunch).

Transfer from Twin Rock Beach Resort to boat departure point and return each day.

Upon completion of the course your all important Certification Card and Completed Training Record/Log Book.

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll want to have a surface signaling device, such as an inflatable signal tube. Having a complete spare parts kit is also a good idea. Your PADI Instructor and staff may suggest additional equipment depending on what type of boat and where your boat diving adventures take you.

Open Water Training – 1 Day

Around 5 – 7 hours

The course is essentially a single day dive trip. So if you are planning to book a days diving why not combine it with a little learning and gain a certification out of it?

Remember that the course can count towards your Advanced Open Water Diver course, or event the coveted Master Scuba Diver.

PADI Boat Diver Specialist Course

PhpTBA
  • Dives in Open Water – Offshore Boat Diving
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