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S. PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course

S. PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course
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PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course

Become a better navigator underwater and increase your underwater enjoyment!

This course is designed to be an introduction to underwater navigation and to help the student develop the skills and knowledge necessary for use in underwater navigation.

Prerequisites: Jr. or Open Water Diver; 12 years of age or older.

Class Size: 4 to 8 students

The Underwater Navigator Course consists of academic sessions on the beach and three open water training dives. The academic sessions will consist of:

1. Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of underwater navigation. 

2. Methods of estimating distance underwater.

3. Natural navigation techniques.

4. Using underwater patterns.

5. Dive site relocation techniques.

6. Compass navigation techniques.

Text: PADI Underwater Navigator Manual and DVD. Participants must have the manual completed and the DVD viewed before their dive. See products below in Related Products section.

Equipment Needed: Complete SCUBA outfit with compass and underwater slate.
Course Location:  Cape Ann Area. Dive site to be determined by the instructor.
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