The Fun Part
Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The Underwater Navigator Padi course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater.
Who should take this program?
If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.
To enroll in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course you need to be a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old.
What will you learn?
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.
What scuba gear will you use?
Besides your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and underwater slate. Your PADI Instructor may suggest other gear to help you stay oriented, such as marker buoys or lines and reels.
What learning materials you will need?
Contact us to enroll in the course and get a PADI Underwater Navigator Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video. By studying before class, you’ll be better prepared to start practicing your navigational skills when you meet with your PADI Instructor.
If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way. It’ll fine-tune your observation skills and teach you to more accurately use your compass underwater.
Any PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old can enroll in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.