Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately. This course may count towards college credit, ask your instructor.
Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.
You’ll learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using natural clues and by following compass headings. During three scuba dives, you’ll practice: Methods to estimate distance underwater. Compass navigation while making at least five turns. Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface. Underwater map making.
The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
Besides your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and underwater slate. At Aquasub, we have all the gear you may need as well as other gear to help you stay oriented, such as marker buoys or lines and reels.
To enroll in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course you must:
- Be an Open Water Diver or above
- Be at least 10 years old
- Complete a Medical Questionaire
Sorry, we don't have any dates available at the moment for this course. Contact us and we'll try to accommodate you.