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Underwater Navigator

Underwater Navigator

PADI Underwater Navigator Course with Aussie Divers Phuket

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course. Become the best scuba diver you can with Aussie Divers Phuket. Learning to scuba dive has never been so much fun.

The Best Part

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.

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What You Learn

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge and have fun at the same time. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.

You 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
How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
Dive site relocation
How to estimate distance underwater

Prerequisites

You must be:

A PADI Open Water Diver or PADI Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
At least 10 years old

Underwater navigation is an important skill no matter what type of scuba diving you’re doing. It’s especially useful when night diving, wreck diving or when you’re searching to recover a lost item underwater PADI Search and Recovery.

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