Boat Diving


Continuing Education - Specialty Training 2012:

Often the best dive sites (those with clearer water, greater diversity of life and interesting underwater terrain) are located off shore and can only be accessed by boat.

The Boat Diving Specialty Course will teach you the necessary skills for safe and enjoyable boat diving and should be part of every diver's training program.

To ensure that you become a safe and confident boat diver you will receive detailed training on correct entry, descent and ascent procedures, information on peak buoyancy control, deeper diving techniques, computer use and underwater navigation skills.

Learn the following skills for safe and enjoyable boat diving:

  • Getting on and off all types of dive boats in all types of conditions
  • Becoming familiar with boating terms and protocol
  • Packing and storing scuba and specialty equipment
  • Avoiding sea sickness
  • Travelling and staying comfortable on boats and live-a-boards
  • Selecting the best dive boat

BOAT DIVER Course Information: 

PRE-REQUISITES: Open Water Diver Certification

INCLUSIONS: SSI Course Manual & DVD, Theory Session, 2 Boat Training Dives, SSI Specialty Diver Cert. Card

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS: Scuba Equipment (available for hire), Safety Stop Anchor, Safety Whistle

LOCATION: Boat charters available ex Sydney, Jervis Bay (NSW South Coast) & Port Stephens (NSW North Coast)

PRICE: Course $210.00 plus boat charter costs ex Sydney. This course can also be combined with Sub Aquatics' WEEKEND DIVE SAFARIS to Jervis Bay or Port Stephens.

NEXT COURSE START DATE: Contact the Dive Centre on 9570 4222

Continuing Education:

Complete this and three other Specialty Courses, plus log a total of 24 dives to earn your Advanced Diver Certification.

Complete your Advanced Diver and Stress & Rescue Diver Certifications,plus log a total of 50 dives to earn your Master Diver Certification!

Click Here to enquire about gaining your Boat Diver Specialty Certification