Find your way underwater!
Navigating and finding your way (or your way back!) underwater is not a matter of luck. Be sure to return under your boat or to the shore you dived from by eliminating long surface swims. Be the one that everyone want to follow underwater!
What You Will Learn
- Navigations patterns.
- Natural navigation.
- Compass use.
- Underwater map making.
- Estimate distance underwater.
How long does the course take?
The PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty is a 3 dives course. After reviewing with your instructor the basic techniques in planning a dive and choosing the navigation pattern you will make the dives with your PADI Instructor.
- Min age 10 years.
- PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization).
Suggested materials: PADI Navigation Crew-Pak.
Now that you can find your way underwater you may want to start diving during the night. The PADI Night Diver Specialty is a challenging bat still exciting course and you can see things you could not see during the day.
The PADI Search and Recovery Specialty is also an excellent course to learn to plan searching patterns and recover small or medium sized objects from the seabed.