The PADI Boat Diver course will expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards.
Boats come in so many different sizes and configurations that PADI designed the PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course to help you learn tips, tricks and correct behavior on the boat to enjoy diving and to be safe – whether you are diving from a small inflatable boat or from a luxury liveaboard. Every diver can benefit from this course because all over the world boat diving differs.
Boat diving can be fun and tend to be much simpler than you think. You don’t have to haul your gear over long distances and the boat can drop you off right on top of the dive site.
To adhere to the PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course you must be at least 10 years old and be in the possession of the PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver certificate.
What will you learn:
General boat terminology.
Boat diving procedures and etiquette.
Organizing and planning boat dives.
Problems and hazards of boat diving and how to avoid them.
How to conduct dives from different dive vessels.
To locate and how to use basic boat safety equipment.
How to enter and exit the water safely.
How to stow your gear in the most appropriate area.
How to use surface lines to initiate or conclude your dives.
Useful tips such as how to pack your gear or how to avoid seasickness.
You can put into practice the knowledge you learned by completing 2 dives from the boat.
The PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course is ideal for novice divers or those with little boat diving experience in order to have the best experience possible even in choppy waters or strong currents.
Diving and boats are an obvious match because boat diving lets you explore spectacular dive sites that are not accessible from the shore and that is why boat diving is attracting so many divers.
2 open water dives (1 day)
lunch, soft drinks, water, coffee, and tea onboard