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BOAT DIVER Padi Boat Diver Course

The PADI Boat Diver Course with ACADEMY OF SCUBA

Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can benefit almost every diver because different boats in different parts of the world do things differently.

COURSE PRICE & DURATION: $275 plus boat dives / 2 Days Buy Course Online PREREQUISITES: 12 years old and Open Water certified (or Junior OW) Diving Medical- subject to medical questionairre.  Liabitlity release, safe diving practices statement of understanding COURSE CONTENTS: Home study Evening or morning of theory 4 Boat dives  EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Being vital to the enjoyment of your diving experience and training, we requiere all of our students to obtain quality snorkelling equipment.  Helping out students get professionally fitted, we also offer a discount, and the ability to change equipment after your shore dive if something is not right for you.  You will also need to purchase a knife, torch, slate, SMB and Reel. LINKS: Diving Doctors

The Fun Part

Boat diving lets you explore sites that are not accessible from shore.  To increase your comfort and understanding in diving off boats, throughout this course you will learn the essentials to diving off boats.


What 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


Your Next Adventure

You can do many types of diving from a boat. Any certified diver can complete the Boat Diver course with ACADEMY OF SCUBA, which can help you reach the popular Master Scuba Diver rating.

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the ACADEMY OF SCUBA Team members.