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Boat Diver

Learn more about boat diving

Course Objective:

The PADI Boat Diver course will expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat in your local area and learn:

  • Boat terminology.

  • Boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit, and where to stow your gear.

  • Boating safety, including how to locate safety equipment.

boat diving


  • ​PADI Open Water Diver

  • 10 years old

  • Complete the DIVER MEDICAL - Participant Questionnaire. Read the form carefully. If you are able to answer "YES" to any of the questions, a Physician must SIGN OFF and give APPROVAL for you to participate in diving activities. 

What is Involved?

  • Independent Study via PADI Boat Diver eLearning Course

  • (2) Open Water Boat Dives

Required Equipment:

  • Basic dive equipment  (rental equipment can be supplied for no extra cost)

Required Materials:

  • PADI Boat Diver eLearning Course

How Many Students In The Course?

Our courses are smaller, allowing us to focus on your every need, as you become a certified Boat Diver. We enroll an average of 3 students per instructor.  Many of our courses are PRIVATE, with 1 on 1 Instruction.

How Long Is The Course? 

This course is completed in just over 1 half day. The diver will participate in two boat dives completed back to back.



Boat Diver Course ---$300

Includes: PADI Boat Dive eLearning Course, (2) Boat Dives, Rental Equipment, & Certification Fees (NOTE: Does not include the cost of boat charter)

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