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PADI BOAT DIVER


The Boat Diver Specialty course is intended to serve as a safe, supervised introduction to boat diving.  The purpose of the PADI Boat Diver Specialiy course is to familiarize divers with boat diving procedures, orientation, the skills, hazards and the enjoyment of diving from a boat.


Required age/certification level

Minimum age:  10 years old and Padi Open Water certification/Junior Open Water certification, or have a qualifying certification from another organization.


There are knowledge reviews in the Padi Adventures in Diving manual which must be completed prior to diving, and will be reviewed by the instructor.


There are 2 dives from a boat in the Boat Diver Course

Open Water Training Dive

By the end of this open water training session, the you will:

Identify the following areas of the boat being used for the dive:

bow, stern, starboard, port, entry area, exit area and the area to stow dive equipment.

Locate important emergency/safety equipment aboard the boat such as:

First-aid kit, oxygen, dive flag, radio and the fire extinguisher).

Perform a proper entry specific to the type of boat being used for the dive.

Perform a safety stop at 5 metres/15 feet for at least three minutes.

Perform a proper exit, specific to the type of boat being used for the dive.

Open Water Training Dive Two

By the end of this open water training session, the you will:

Demonstrate the ability to construct a dive plan that takes into

account the type of boat being used and the diving environment.

Demonstrate the ability to apply the knowledge learned from the

course to dive from the type of boat being used.


Equipment Required

Each diver must have a snorkel, mask, fins, scuba cylinder, buoyancy

control device with low-pressure inflator, regulator a secondary air source, a submersible pressure gauge a dive knife, and a compass.


Prices    ( Excluding equipment rental.)

2+People = $180.00 each   Private = $280.00


Where can you go from here?

The Boat Diver course can be just for fun and may be credited towards a program of speciality courses to achieve the Master Scuba Diver rating.