The ocean is filled with dive sites, but many of them cannot be reached from shore. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely dive from a boat, allowing you to get the most from your underwater opportunities.
What is the class schedule?
|Class 1||Orientation,Diving off a boat, considerations|
|Open Water Session||On one of our Escorted Travel Adventures|
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?
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)
- No extra equipment required (but you may want something…)
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 10 with parent consent.
What specialty classes are covered?
Boat Diving Specialty
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(Club membership entitles you to discounts on many of our classes, invitations to special events, special Member previews and much much more.).