PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Propel your way through the water and glide over reefs, buzz around a large wreck or weave through a kelp forest.
You must be at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher.

What It's All About

Dive Propulsion Vehicles (DPVs) offer a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a lot of underwater territory in a short amount of time.  DPVs allow you to glide through the water effortlessly.

Learn about

  • Maintaining your DPV
  • How to plan dives, including procedures for staying with your buddy
  • DPV-handling skills, such as making proper descents and ascents
  • Potential problems and ways to deal with them
  • All required equipment is supplied
  • Two amazing open water dives with DPV’s are part of this


  • Must be at least 12 years old
  • Must have completed the PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver certification, or have an equivalent certification from another training agency
  • Spend a minimum of one day training

Getting Started

Contact us to arrange your PADI Dive Propulsion Vehicle Course here at Coral Bay Divers and we’ll sign you up