Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course
Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.
Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
Natural navigation (without a compass)
How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
Underwater map making
Dive site relocation
How to estimate distance underwater.
WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY CERTIFICATION?
The PADI Underwater Navigation Course is part of the PADI Diver Continuing Education Program, designed to encourage divers to further their Knowledge and Skills under the safe supervision of professional instructors.
It combines well with other such courses such as the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Speciality Course.
You may also count this Specialty certification toward one of the five required Specialities for the PADI Master Scuba Diver Certification.
Open Water Diver/Junior Open Water or equivalent, 12 years or older
Hire of basic equipment needed, torch, instructor and certification card
PADI Navigation Diver Manual (not included in price)