You jumped in the water and headed that way. What way? Oh heck, where’s the boat? Dive briefing says you will be heading north to the buoy then west to the wreck then back to the boat. Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The Underwater Navigation course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater.
You’ll learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using natural clues and by following compass headings. During 2 open water dives, you’ll practice:
Methods to estimate distance underwater.
Compass navigation while making at least five turns.
Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface.