PADI

Boat Diver

Continuing Education
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About The Course

If you love to travel, then the PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course is for you, you will learn how to dive from boats and explore underwater sites that are accessible primarily by boat.

This specialty course is designed to teach divers the knowledge and skills required to safely and comfortably dive from various types of boats, as well as to make the most of boat diving experiences.

What You Will Learn

Here are some key aspects of the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course:

  1. Course Content: The course includes knowledge development sessions where you learn about boat terminology, boat diving procedures, safety considerations, and equipment specific to boat diving. You'll also cover topics like entry and exit techniques from boats, boat etiquette, and dealing with common boat-related challenges.
  2. Practical Skills: You'll have the opportunity to practice boat diving skills in open water. This may involve demonstrating proper boat entry and exit techniques, using a boat's anchor line, and performing safety procedures specific to boat diving.
  3. Types of Boats: The course covers various types of boats commonly used for diving, including dive boats, liveaboards, and private vessels. You'll learn how to adapt your diving techniques to different boat types and conditions.
  4. Certification: Successful completion of the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course results in a certification card. This card signifies that you have the knowledge and skills to dive from boats safely and effectively.
  5. Duration: The course typically takes one to two days to complete, including both classroom and practical training.

Boat diving can open up a whole new world of underwater exploration, as many dive sites around the world are only accessible by boat. Whether you're interested in diving on coral reefs, exploring wrecks, or encountering marine life in remote locations, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can help you gain the skills and confidence needed for boat-based adventures.

More Information

  • PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or qualifying entry-level-certification)
  • Minimum age: 10 years or older

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.​

If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).

We will provide all your core scuba diving equipment during your course including:

  • Mask & Snorkel
  • Buoyancy Device
  • Regulator
  • Scuba Cylinder
  • Weight System & Weights
  • Scuba Diving Computer
  • Scuba Diving Fins
  • Dry Suit & Undersuit (If Required)

During your course, we will include Free rental of all of the above core dive gear items only. You will be required to collect your core dive gear prior to the open water training dives from us.

  • Course Tuition
  • PADI eLearning 
  • Equipment hire
  • Air Fills in the pool and first fill at open water site
  • Certification card
  • Boat Fees
  • Transport (we will do our best to arrange lifts if needed)
  • Subsequent air fills on open water dives payable directly to site

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How To Book

To enrol onto this course please contact the dive centre. You will then receive an email asking for some more details to get you registered and also offering some help to get you started with your online materials. After that, we will send you more details on logistics of your course, such where to be and when. If you have any questions simply give us a call to discuss this further.

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