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.
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. You will learn the tips, tricks and ways to:
This class is conducted aboard a Puget Sound boat charter (the exact charter, location, dives and cost is determined by class date and availability) and consists of two boat dives. We conduct knowledge development and boat safety drills after boarding on our way to the first dive site.
$129.00 per person with the purchase of required student materials, otherwise add $12.90.
Certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization, and be at least 10 years old.
Proof of certification and Continuing Education Administrative Document, plus a physician's statement (if you have a medical condition that would affect your ability to dive).
All students participating in PADI confined and open water dives are required to have a current Medical Statement on file. If you answer YES to any of the listed conditions, you will also need to obtain physician's approval prior to the first water session. It is the student's responsibility to obtain proper medical clearance prior to diving and we cannot make exceptions.
Mask, snorkel, fins, exposure suit (dry suit recommended), hood, gloves, two tanks, regulator, BCD and weights.
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Underwater light, compass, surface marker buoy and audible signaling device.
PADI Drift Diver course and materials.
No classes are currently scheduled or this class is scheduled on demand. Please call for details.
If you have additional questions about this course, please call us at (425) 502-7886 or send us an email.
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