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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.


The PADI Boat Diver Specialty course familiarizes you with the various ways you stow gear, enter and exit the water, use surface lines and more, depending upon the type boat and the location.




  •  Covers techniques for diving from boats ranging from small inflatables to giant liveaboards

  •  Discusses how dive boats differ from place to place

  •  Gives you focused experience and training for diving from boats in your local area

  •  Covers basic boat safety equipment and use

  •  Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating



  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)

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