Underwater Navigator Speciality Course

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Qualification: Underwater Navigator Speciality
Min Age: 10
Requirements: (Jr.) Open Water or qualifying rating
Learning Materials: PADI Navigation Crew Pack
Scuba Gear You'll Need: Basic Scuba Gear, Some Accessories
Duration: One day

The PADI Underwater Navigator Course

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

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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.

What You Learn

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.

You will learn:

  • Navigation patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater