PADI Boat Diver

$179.00

Diving and boats go hand and hand. Most of the dive sites around Utila are only accessible by boats although there are many dive sites around the world that can be reached by land (shore diving), don’t limit yourself and your diving adventures by being inexperienced on boats!
All boats are different. Depending on where you are in the world the dive boats are as diverse as the cuisine, people and marine life!

PADI Boat Diver Description

PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course at Underwater Vision

Diving and boats go hand and hand. Most of the dive sites around Utila are only accessible by boats although there are many dive sites around the world that can be reached by land (shore diving), don’t limit yourself and your diving adventures by being inexperienced on boats!
All boats are different. Depending on where you are in the world the dive boats are as diverse as the cuisine, people and marine life!

Learn the basics of stowing your gear, entry and exit from a boat, the rules and conduct expected by passengers on a boat and the various boats you could dive from ranging from small inflatable boats (Dinghy’s), to large live aboard vessels. No matter what the boat looks like, boating is fun and your ticket to accessing some of the most exciting and untouched dive sites world wide!
 

Become an expert on the boats you will dive from at Underwater Vision -the Captain D’Josh and the Miss Tamara. Learn where basic safety equipment is located, basic communication with the captain, how to surface from a dive and the rules pertaining to safe conduct on these particular boats that are also applicable to boats around the world!
Best of all,make friends with our endearing captain Hoover!

What will you learn?

Learn the tips, tricks and ways to

  • Dive from boats ranging from small inflatables to giant live-aboards
    • how they differ from place to place
    • gain experience and training from diving on boats in your local area
  • Safely enter and exit the water
    • sometimes it’s better to hand your gear up to the crew and then climb in the boat
    • sometimes you just take off your fins and weights and walk up the ladder
  • Stow your gear in the most appropriate areas
  • Use surface lines to initiate or conclude your dives.
  • Locate basic boat safety equipment

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

How can you start learning now?

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 Underwater Vision to enroll in the course and get your Boat Diver Crew-Pak and start learning.

Next Step

You can do many types of diving from a boat. Any certified diver can complete the Boat Diver course, which can help you reach the coveted status of PADI Master Scuba Diver.

Additional Information

Minimum Age

10 yrs+

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