Monday , 23 October 2017

PADI Underwater Navigator

PADI Underwater NavigatorBeing able to navigate underwater effectively benefits divers in every aspect of the dive from reducing confusion, reducing physical effort, conserving air to making sure that you don’t miss that special feature you are searching for.

The PADI Underwater Navigation specialty helps divers to utilise natural references, transects of landmarks and also compass patterns for effective navigation.

  • What do I need to start?
  • What will I Learn?
  • How long will it take?
  • PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification
    (or qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Minimum Age: 10 years
  • 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 patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • How to ‘mark’ or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater
  • PADI programs are performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you.

  • Minimum Open Water Training: 3 dives over two days
  • Learning Materials

    The following learning materials are optional but recommended. Diverse Scuba are able to supply these to you subject to availability. Prices upon request.

  • PADI Underwater Navigator Manual
  • PADI Underwater Navigator DVD
  • If you wish to make a booking please contact us or feel free to call in to the dive centre for a chat.
    telephone 01375 892444 emailinfo@diverse-scuba.co.uk

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