SDI Boat Diver

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it in an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Red Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers boat diving “how-to” from how to board, proper boat etiquette, dive entry methods, and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from. Who this course is for:

 

Who this course is for:

  • The certified diver looking for more information to maximize the use of boats for scuba diving

 

Course prerequisites:

  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent

  • Minimum age 18, or 10 with parental consent.

 

What’s in it for you?

  • upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in diving activities without direct supervision of the SDI Instructor so long as the following limits are adhered to:

  • The diving activities approximate those of training
    The areas of activities approximate those of training

    Environmental conditions approximate those of training

  • Note: Junior divers (ages 10-14) must participate in boat diving activities with a parent, guardian, or dive professional. Also, the SDI Boat Diver Certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development program.

 

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in diving activities without direct supervision of the SDI Instructor* so long as the following limits are adhered to:

  • The diving activities approximate those of training

  • The areas of activities approximate those of training

  • Environmental conditions approximate those of training

Course fee $150.00 CAD (includes an e-learning code and certification card!)

Costs do not include air fills, charter fees, park fees, equipment rental, or transportation unless specified in advance.