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BOAT DIVER Do you know your port from starboard?

The PADI Boat Diver Course with OLYMPUS DIVE CENTER

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.

The Fun Part

Diving from a boat is fun, especially when you look at ease when maneuvering around on it. It’s fun to know what you’re doing.

What You Learn

Learn the tips, tricks and ways to:

  • Dive from boats ranging from small inflatables to giant liveaboards 
  • 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

Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

  • A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 12 years old w/ Junior Open Water Diver certification

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all the basic scuba gear including a dive computer.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI's Boat Diver Manual provides information on all types of boat diving. You'll use it as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.

Your course price includes

  • Instruction, books and materials
  • Certification Fees

Price: $89/person

  • Class size is limited to 4 students
  • Weekend or weekday scheduling formats, year round

 *Students must provide their own personal items including mask, fins, snorkel, boots, gloves, dive computer and the Scuba unit. We have rentals available for the Scuba unit, dive computer, wetsuit, tanks and weights.

*Boat dives are required for an additional fee. Your experience level will determine which trips you need to complete the course. If you book this course On-line you will be contacted by our staff to determine and reserve the appropriate trips.

Your Next Adventure

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

For more information or to schedule a Boat Diver class, please contact Olympus Dive Center at (252)726-9432.