Sail Rock – Best Dive Site in the Gulf of Thailand!

Diving Sail Rock Koh Phangan East Thailand

Our boat approaches Sail Rock

A real open water site. Sail Rock situated between Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, is considered to be one of the best dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. Comprising one large granite rock pinnacle, which stands 15m above sea level and drops off to a max depth of 40 m and outer lying smaller pinnacles, it thoroughly deserves the 2 dives we make at the site.
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Gopal’s PADI EFR (Emergency First Responder) Course

PADI First Aid Course EFR with Haad Yao Divers

Gopal practicing mouth to mouth breathing with Richard

Gopal who completed the PADI Advanced Diver Course a few days ago with us here on Koh Phangan decided to become a PADI Dive Pro. Originally he wanted to go to Malaysia to do the Divemaster Course but he liked the diving here, the team and the atmosphere in the dive center so much that he signed up for the course with us.

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Dive Season Summer 2011 on Koh Phangan

PADI Open Water Diving for Children on Koh Panggan

Adrians first Open Water Dive at Angthong Marine Park

After all the turmoil of the last two years in Thailand, the summer season 2011 was again very successful on Koh Phangan island in the Gulf of Thailand.

July and August brought us great weather and good diving conditions. Many of our regular divers have visited us again and new divers explored the Koh Phangan’s dive sites. Continue reading

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IDC with PADI Platinum Course Director Camille Lemmens on Koh Phangan

PADI IDC on Koh Phangan with Camille Lemmens

PADI Platinum Course Director Camille Lemmens

We are proud to have Camille Lemmens as Course Director for our PADI IDCs here on Koh Phangan.
Camille is originally from the Netherlands and speaks fluent English, German and communicates in French quite well, besides his native Dutch.

In 2003 he became a PADI Course Director at the CDTC in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia where he was trained by staff from the various PADI offices, like PADI America’s, PADI Asia Pacific, PADI International and PADI Europe. Continue reading

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PADI Advanced Diver on Koh Phangan

PADI Advanced Diver Course Kho Phangan Haad Yao Divers

PADI Advanced Course Deep Dive at Sail Rock

Huge congratulations to Chris Forsti on completing his PADI Advanced Open Water course. After doing his Open Water course in San Diego Chris came to Koh Phangan to carry on his new hobby. He heard about the beauty of our island and that diving here is more relaxed then on our neighbour islands. Chris was thrilled to discover the beautiful marine life on Sail Rock and our local dive sites. Continue reading

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PADI Open Water Course on Honeymoon

Shallow Water Training with Haad Yao Divers

Dominika and Adrian for their first Open Water Training in the pool

We have had an interesting week. Love was in the air! Adrian and Dominika from Poland decided to start a new hobby during their Honeymoon here on Koh Phangan. They signed up for the PADI Open Water Course. Dominika was a bit hesitant at the beginning but got totally addicted on the second day of diving. We couldn’t get them out of the water anymore. Continue reading

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Our next IDC starts 4th September 2011

Want to change your career and become a PADI Dive Professional? You love scuba diving and want to make it your life? We will make that happen!

There’s no better place to become a Scuba diving instructor then Koh Phangan. You learn in a relaxed tropical environment. Koh Phangan is surrounded of white sandy beaches, beautiful coral reefs and not to forget premier dive sites like Sail Rock, famous for whale shark sightings, Koh Tao or the Angthong Marine Park. And everyone knows the infamous Fullmoon Party and other beach parties. Everything you need is available right here and within walking distance. Continue reading

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Two new PADI Divemasters on Koh Phangan

Congratulations to Serge and Mariusz on completing their PADI Divemaster Course here on sunny Koh Phangan. Well done guys. You were great Dive Master Trainees and we had lots of fun together. We would like to wish you good luck for your professional diving career. Continue reading

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