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PADI BOAT DIVER Boat diving procedures and etiquette

The PADI Boat Diver Course with American Divers International

The PADI Boat Diver program makes scuba diving easy - just take a giant step off the back of the boat and you're in the water!

PADI Boat Diver

Boats and diving obviously fit together like hands in gloves. You can only reach some of the best dive sites by boat, and this is true of most places in the world. Diving from boats is also more convenient and easier than from shore in many ways, and it's great fun to spend time out on the water with your friends between dives.

While diving from a boat isn't difficult, there are some special procedures that make boat diving more fun, such as the lines you use when diving in currents. Using current lines effectively may make the difference between an easy and exciting dive, and a tiring and not-much-fun undertaking. On most dive boats, the trip leader usually explains the procedures you'll be using, but a great way to learn more is in the PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course.

The Boat Diver specialty shows you the broad, basic procedures used when diving from boats. You learn about using current lines, different entry and exit procedures, and the organization of getting kitted up for the dive. Besides these procedures, you also learn useful information like how to pack for boat diving, avoid seasickness, boating basics, and boating emergencies.

What You Learn

Learn the tips, tricks, and ways to:

  • Dive from boats ranging from small inflatables tScubatymeo giant live-aboards :
  • 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 into 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

Your Next Adventure

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

This course can be taken anytime you join us on a fun dive. Check out our calendar for upcoming dives. Once you have a dive in mind, contact us to get the required learning materials covered & then we will practice the skills during that dive.

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Pompano Beach S. Fl Dive Headquarters Saturday 11 Feb 2023 8 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sat 11 Feb 2023 at 13:30
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Pompano Beach S. Fl Dive Headquarters Sunday 12 Feb 2023 8 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sun 12 Feb 2023 at 08:30
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Pompano Beach Parrot Island Scuba Adventures Saturday 25 Feb 2023 6 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sat 25 Feb 2023 at 12:30
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Pompano Beach Parrot Island Scuba Adventures Sunday 26 Feb 2023 6 US$ 70.00

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Pompano Beach Parrot Island Scuba Adventures Saturday 04 Mar 2023 4 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sat 04 Mar 2023 at 12:30
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Pompano Beach Parrot Island Scuba Adventures Saturday 11 Mar 2023 11 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sat 11 Mar 2023 at 12:30
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Pompano Beach Parrot Island Scuba Adventures Saturday 11 Mar 2023 11 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sat 11 Mar 2023 at 18:30
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Pompano Beach Parrot Island Scuba Adventures Sunday 12 Mar 2023 11 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sun 12 Mar 2023 at 08:00
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Pompano Beach S. Fl Dive Headquarters Saturday 18 Mar 2023 11 US$ 70.00

  • Start Date: Sat 18 Mar 2023 at 13:30
  • Places Available: 11
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