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BOAT DIVER Gain comfort diving from a boat

The PADI Boat Diver Course

Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can benefit almost every diver!

The Fun Part

Diving from a boat is fun, especially when you look at ease when maneuvering around on it. When you're safer on a boat, you can enjoy the experience more.

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
  • Safely enter and exit the water:
    • listening to the dive briefing is very imporant
    • the easiest way is always the best way
  • Stow your gear in the most appropriate areas
  • Use surface lines to initiate or conclude your dives
  • Locate basic boat safety equipment

You put this information into practice during two open water dives.


  • PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another training organization)

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear.

Your Next Adventure

You can do many types of diving from a boat. Any certified diver can complete the Boat Diver course, which is a step towards the elite Master Scuba Diver rating.

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with us today!