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Event Series Event Series: Navigation Specialty

Navigation Specialty

March 27 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm CDT

Learning to effectively find your way around underwater is an important skill for any diver.  The Navigation program helps you understand natural navigation and how to integrate a compass into your diving.  You will learn how to use a compass and other navigation techniques, to leave and return to a designated point.

Remember, Club Members receive special pricing!



What is the class schedule?

The Navigation Specialty is a one night classroom, followed by a confined water session and an Open Water dive which can be completed locally or on an Oceanic Ventures Escorted Adventure.

To benefit most from the course, you should complete all of the reading and textbook exercises prior to attending class. You will also need a total diving system including weights, and cylinders.  The weight cylinders can be rented for the program from Oceanic Ventures

Like any training program, your ratings and certification cards will be awarded when earned and by completing all of the requirements and paperwork.

What is included in the program?

  • Instruction for all class, pool & open water sessions
  • Educational materials including, lecture notes and cards when earned
  • Use of instructional aids for class

Not Included: Total Diving System, transportation to the open water sessions  (car pool can be arranged), park entrance fees, cylinders and air fills for open water sessions.


What equipment is required?

Open Water Sidemount Divers
Open Water Sidmount Divers

Required Equipment beyond Basic System: Your instructor will work with you to determine what is best for your needs and goals (please wait and talk to your instructor prior to purchasing new equipment so you don’t purchase things you may not be able to use in the program)

  • Compass
  • Sidemount hardware
  • Reel or Spool & Surface Marker Buoy

What is the minimum class size and the maximum class size?

  • Minimum: 2 person minimum for class, 
  • Maximum: 6  (although there will be a 4 to 1 ratio of Dive Leader to student)

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 Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ann Keibler at 713.523.3483 or via email.  


What are the prerequisites?

Open Water Certification and 18 years old or 15 with parent consent.


What specialty classes are covered?

Open Water Navigation


Club Member Special

Club Aquarius members will receive 10% off the trip.

(Club membership entitles you to discounts on many of our classes, invitations to special events, special Member previews and much much more.).


March 27
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Oceanic Ventures
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Bellaire, TX 77401 United States
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