Harbor Dive Center | 200 Harbor Drive, Sausalito, CA 94965 | 1-415-331-0904 | hdc@harbordive.com | hdc mobile site
Monday thru Friday 10 am to 7 pm  |  Saturday & Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Located in the waterfront community of Sausalito, along San Francisco Bay, Harbor Dive Center serves local/regional customers and travelers passing through the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Scuba lessons & equipment -- get information on PADI's entry-level scuba lessons, the PADI Open Water Diver certification  /  learn about our customers' favorite scuba equipment.
PADI Online Scuba Courses
PADI online scuba courses -- sign up and complete your scuba course academics online from home or anywhere with an internet connection.
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Shop store.harbordive.com or register online for your PADI® scuba lessons, classes and courses.
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Local and sponsored events -- get information about events in the San Francisco Bay Area and at Harbor Dive Center.
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Stand up paddleboards (SUP) -- get information about Body Glove SUP's by Focus Brands.
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Learns to Dive®
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Your adventure starts with your 1st
scuba course with Harbor Dive Center!
Helping a panicked diver without endangering yourself
Providing rescue breaths while in the water
Carrying an unresponsive diver out of the water
Administering oxygen and activating EMS
PADI Rescue Diver
1 class session & 2 ocean days for $199!

San Francisco Bay Area SCUBA lessons featuring PADI diver educational programs

Have fun while gaining the knowledge, skills, and confidence to assist another diver in need.  As a PADI Rescue Diver, you will be prepared for all types of diving emergencies, and learn how, in many instances, to avoid them entirely.
Meet at the dive shop for one evening classroom session, and then spend two full afternoons at the ocean the following weekend.
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification, or equivalent.
  • PADI Emergency First Response certification, or equivalent.
    Note: An Emergency First Response course will be scheduled along with each rescue class.
When: Anytime we are at the ocean.
Where: Monterey
Book Needed: PADI Rescue Diver Manual and workslate.  Please complete the knowledge reviews at the end of each chapter -- you will need to turn these in to your instructor, along with 2 passport-size photos, at your classroom session.
Equipment Needed: Personal snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots and gloves).  SCUBA diving gear (6.5mm or thicker wetsuit, hood, weight belt, 2 tanks, BCD, and regulator with alternate air source, depth gauge, compass, and bottom timer or dive watch).  Note: We have all of the necessary SCUBA gear available to rent.
Also Needed:
  • 2 passport-size photos
  • safety whistle
Register online at store.harbordive.com call us at 415-331-0904 to sign up for the PADI Rescue Diver course.
PADI Rescue Diver is available through PADI eLearning®
Complete your scuba class academics online, then contact us to join a class at the
ocean for a weekend of fun dives and to learn new skills.
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