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Name(s): Robin A Brown Robin Brown during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Christchurch, New Zealand
Course:
Date: 24-26 July 2011
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494797
Student comments:   Very well run course, no problems encountered.

Fantastic dive sites well varied terrain, huge range of tropical fish.

I enjoyed the course.
Instructor comments:   Robin already had plenty of dive experience and so found the course extremely easy.




Name(s): Zi Yang Lai Zi Yang Lai during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Singapore
Course:
Date: 3-5 August 2011
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494797
Student comments:   Justin was very professional and approachable, excellent instructor. Course was very informational, theory based and practical, also very well structured. Overall brilliant course.

Dive sites were great, quite good visibility and wide range of marine life.
Instructor comments:   Zi Yang is an easy to teach student, had no problems with theory or practical of the course. Well done, Zi Yang.




Name(s): Bin Liu Bin Liu during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Beijing, China
Course:
Date: 07-09 August 2011
PADI Instructor: Daniel Nichols
OWSI-286115
Student comments:   Course was good; enjoying part is the fish and feeling under water.

Problem was the hover skills and I need more practice.

It was like my imagination.
Instructor comments:   Bin is a good diver though needs to practice a bit more in his buoyancy skills.




Name(s): Stefan Saindl Stefan Saindl during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Singapore
Course:
Date: 28-30 September 2011
PADI Instructor: Armin Medic
OWSI-493198
Student comments:   I have taken 3 days period open water course and have great fun and I enjoy the life underwater, really fascinating. Had the problem with BCD in the beginning but Armin (the instructor) showed me some tricks.

Visited some interesting dive sites and saw a lot of different marine life including nemo, lots of fish and sharks.
Instructor comments:   It was an easy course, Stefan is very good student and had no problem at all during the course.




Name(s): Daniel Gunn Daniel Gunn during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: South Morang, Australia
Course:
Date: 28-30 September 2011
PADI Instructor: Daniel Nichols
OWSI-286115
Student comments:   Dan was a great teacher who helped us out with any problems in a clear and concise manner.

Dive sites were great.
Instructor comments:   Congratulations, Daniel. You did really well during the course and I hope you keep going diving.




Name(s): Danielle Jenner Danielle Jenner during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: 28-30 September 2011
Course:
Date: 28-30 October 2011
PADI Instructor: Daniel Nichols
OWSI-286115
Student comments:   Dan was a great teacher, gave very clear instructions.

All good.
Instructor comments:   Danielle is a good student throughout the course; there is not a problem at all.




Name(s): Michael Patton Michael Patton during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: USA
Course:
Date: 3-5 October 2011
PADI Instructor: Michael Clark
OWSI-257165
Student comments:   My instructor was great, really made me feel comfortable in the water and with my equipment. He definitely deserves a raise.

The dives were great. My instructor showed me some great marine life and a great shipwreck. The boat was fun with good food.

I would definitely love to do another course.
Instructor comments:   Michael is an easy student for me and he's good underwater and hopefully he will do the advanced open water course soon.




Name(s): Idriss Baccouche Idriss Baccouche during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Guangzhou, China
Course:
Date: 6-8 November 2011
PADI Instructor: Johan Tissier
OWSI-491082
Student comments:   All was perfect, very clear and made you understand while you get it completely. Course was fun and really great

Paradise Reef: clown fish, Angel fish, puffer fish, trigger fish, Zebra moray eel, beautiful and clear water. Was perfect.
Koh Phi Phi: Clown fish, Sharks, Puffer fish, Angel fish, Barracuda, Trigger fish, sea snake.
Instructor comments:   Idriss is a great student and he loves diving very much. I hope he will continue diving and make his next step.




Name(s): Florine Cavalerie Florine Cavalerie during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Guangzhou, China
Course:
Date: 6-8 November 2011
PADI Instructor: Johan Tissier
OWSI-491082
Student comments:   It was great, the instructor explained well the skills and gave me confidence before the dives. I was scared about the snakes but it was ok when I saw one underwater.

Sharks, snakes, pufferfish, clownfish, lionfish, and angelfish at Koh Phi Phi and Paradise Reef.
Instructor comments:   Florine was a little nervous at first but fell in love with diving by the end of the course.




Name(s): Wyatt L Busbee III Wyatt Busbee III during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: USA
Course:
Date: 21-23 November 11
PADI Instructor: Alwin M Jongkind
OWSI-491082
Student comments:   Appreciated the time in the class and pool, nice doing everything on the boat. Instructor and accommodations were great.

Many thanks and hope to dive with you again soon.
Instructor comments:   Wyatt was a complete natural, had no problems.