Embark on adventure with our SDI Boat Diver Certification at Saguaro Scuba, mastering skills for smooth boat diving. Enhance your underwater experience with specialized training in boat-specific techniques.

Please note: Cost of boat rental is separate from the package cost, and varies based on availability. Please contact Saguaro Scuba for more information.

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Product Description

Discover the thrill of boat diving with our SDI Boat Diver Certification Course at Saguaro Scuba. This comprehensive program delves into various boat types, safety features, and diving procedures, ensuring you’re equipped with the skills needed for seamless boat dives. From learning how to safely board and exit the boat to planning exhilarating dive trips, our expert instructors guide you through every step. Gain confidence in navigating underwater from a boat and master essential dive skills, all while exploring the breathtaking underwater world. Join us and embark on unforgettable underwater adventures with our SDI Boat Diver Certification Course!

Topics covered include:

  • Boat Types: Learn about live-aboards, charter boats, and private boats, exploring their features and differences.
  • Safety Equipment: Discover essential safety features such as life preservers, flares, radios, and first aid kits required by the US Coast Guard.
  • Boarding and Exiting: Master techniques for safely boarding and exiting the boat, including ladder usage and various entry methods.
  • Trip Planning: Gain insights into planning boat trips, considering factors like boat size, location, dive difficulty, and weather conditions.
  • Dive Equipment Preparation: Understand the necessary equipment for boat dives and learn to use checklists for thorough preparation.
  • Boat Procedures: Familiarize yourself with loading procedures, captain and crew briefings, special rules, and navigation techniques.
  • Underwater Navigation: Learn navigation skills from a boat, including techniques for anchored, drifting, and current-diving scenarios.
  • Dive Skills: Practice dive planning, briefing, entry, exit, and equipment care under the supervision of experienced instructors.
  • Exposure to Different Boats: Gain exposure to various types of boats and entry points, enhancing your adaptability in different dive environments.
  • Certification Requirements: Fulfill course requirements, including planning a boat dive, attending dock briefings, and logging dives, to earn your SDI Boat Diver certification.

For more information about the SDI Boat Diver Certification Course, click here.

SDI Standards and Procedures

Interested in diving deeper? The SDI Boat Diver certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development program.

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Full Return Policy For Saguaro Products

New Product Returns: Your purchase can be returned within 90 days for a hassle-free exchange or refund provided that the merchandise is in its original saleable condition, in original packaging, and with the original receipt. Returns without the original receipt will be made at Saguaro Scuba Inc.’s discretion. Buyer will pay for return postage (except in cases of warranty). A refund will be issued within 2 business days of receiving the item(s) if the item(s) is deemed to be in returnable condition. Specific details and exceptions are as follows:

Product Exchanges: Saguaro Scuba does not offer product exchanges. Products must be returned (subject to Saguaro Scuba Inc.’s return policy) and replacement items purchased in a new transaction.

Regular Stock Product Returns: Regular stock products can be returned within 90 days of purchase to Saguaro Scuba Inc. There is no restocking charge when returning regularly stocked merchandise.

Special Order Product Returns: Special order items can only be returned within 90 days of purchase and are subject to a 20% restocking fee. All special order items will be clearly labeled both individually and on the shopping cart page for easy identification.

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