PADI BOAT DIVER
Diving from a boat is practically essential for divers to access the most incredible dives, here in the UK and abroad. Proper diving etiquette is critical, especially on the smallest of water craft and so the PADI Boat diver Specialty course aims to guide divers in the best ways to dive from different types of boats.
Students will learn the most effective entry and exit techniques from various boats, essential equipment that boats carry and where it could be located as well as general boating terminology.
Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of boat diving
Boat diving entries/exits and use of emergency/safety equipment
Correct boat etiquette, personal conduct, basic dive boat terminology & local boat diving laws
You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver/PADI Junior Open Water Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation similar to that of a PADI Open Water Diver/PADI Junior Open Water Diver)
Be 12 years of age or older
Knowledge development is based on a self-study method, allowing you to study in your own time, at your own pace. Home study is backed up by an academic session with your PADI Instructor, to ensure full understanding of the course material.
Confined/Open Water Dives
2 Open Water Dives
PADI Boat Diver Course Materials
PADI Certification Fee
Continue The Adventure...
Now that you have mastered boat diving, why not put these skills to good use during the PADI SMB Diver course. It is essential that when diving from a boat, other watercraft are aware of your location underwater especially during drift dives and ascents.
If you have completed 5 PADI Specialties & the PADI Rescue Diver course and have 50 logged dives, you qualify to register as a PADI Master Scuba Diver, the highest non-professional diver rating within PADI.