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Navigational skills are an essential part of diving in California.But even if you do only dive in the tropics, these are still skills that will benefit you. Learn the intricacies of compass-use, how to use the natural terrain to know where you are, planning a dive, navigational patterns, adjusting for current, swell and more. It's a fun class that will help you feel more comfortable diving on our coastline or anywhere! You will earn the SSI Navigation Specialty certification after completing this program.

To complete your Navigation Specialty, purchase the course through our online shop or call Sonoma Coast Divers. Then complete the Navigation digital coursework and finally call the shop to schedule your certification dives.

*SCUBA equipment is not included


Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: Online Learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions:    Optional
Open Water Dives: 2