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Name(s): Tania Teng Tania Teng during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Singapore
Course:
Date: 7-9 December 11
PADI Instructor: Alwin M Jongkind
OWSI-486061
Student comments:   Great Instructor; Alwin.

First day dive sites were Ok but 2nd day was much better.

Instructor comments:   Tania was confident and had no problems.




Name(s): Marius Hantsch Marius Hantsch during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Deilstein, Germany
Course:
Date: 18-20 December 11
PADI Instructor: Heinz Haussmann
OWSI-923783
Student comments:   Good Structure. Effective. Nice dives.

Instructor comments:   No problems, found the course easy.




Name(s): James H Martin James Martin during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Paris, France
Course:
Date: 25-27 December 11
PADI Instructor: Harry Burgstaller
OWSI-476030
Student comments:   Harry is very patient and got me through the tasks so that my confidence grew on every dive.

Great variety of sites, enjoyed every dive.

Every day very well organized, hassle free!
Instructor comments:   James took the course at his own pace, and grew more confident with every minute spent in the water




Name(s): Erin E Truman Erin Truman during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Chicago, U.S.A
Course:
Date: 25-27 December 11
PADI Instructor: Kittiya Planjanakom (Ai)
OWSI-495710
Student comments:   Ai is very nice, I had trouble understanding her accent sometimes which slightly confused some points. But that was no one's fault. She was great!

Very pretty. I liked the clownfish.

The boat rides were nice, everything is so beautiful here.
Instructor comments:   Erin was a very good student, and so nice to be around.




Name(s): Jakob Calder Jakob Calder during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Melbourne, Australia
Course:
Date: 01-03 January 12
PADI Instructor: Daniel Nichols
OWSI-286115
Student comments:   Great course that was fun as well as instructive. Dan was a really good instructor and whenever I had a problem doing a skill or understanding something (which was rare due to Dan's clarity) he would help me complete the task instantly. I loved Dan's knowledge of the water as it allowed us to see sharks, turtles, sea horses and other marvelous sights.

Great dive sites with great instructor and even better marine life.
Instructor comments:   Jakob had no problems, 3 easy days at the office!




Name(s): Martti Peltonen Martti Peltonen during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Singapore
Course:
Date: 4-6 January 12
PADI Instructor: Daniel Nichols
OWSI-286115
Student comments:   Great course, good teacher, encountered many basic problems but overcame them by listening to my instructor.

Great sites, clear water, too much marine life to write down.

Instructor comments:   Martti was easy to teach, listened then completed the tasks with no problems.




Name(s): Liina I Aunola Liina Aunola during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Singapore
Course:
Date: 4-6 January 12
PADI Instructor: Daniel Nichols
OWSI-286115
Student comments:   Great course, lots of fun. I was a bit scared at first, but by each dive it got easier and more fun, thanks to excellent instructor

We got to swim with a turtle!!

Instructor comments:   Liina was a little worried in the deeper water, but apart from that, no issues. Well done Liina!




Name(s): Barb M Prevedello Barb Prevedello during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Toronto, Canada
Course:
Date: 8-10 January 12
PADI Instructor: Micheal Clark
OWSI-257165
Student comments:   Course was well organized and executed, just the right amount of class and pool time.Dives were great; got to see lots of cool things. Instructor Mike Clark was a well informed, competent instructor, whom I always knew had my safety as number 1. Thanks Mike!!

Day 1 was good - Racha Yai, second day 3 dives at Phi Phi was amazing, boat comfortable and great food - loved the colours, the variety of things to see - Black-Tipped Reef sharks to Sea Horses.

Instructor comments:   Barb had a great attitude, so found the course easy and fun.




Name(s): Kent Teong Kent Teong during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Singapore
Course:
Date: 8-10 January 12
PADI Instructor: Alwin M Jongkind
OWSI-486061
Student comments:   Logistics were arranged without hiccups. Instructor was very patient with me and made me feel safe throughout the diving course. When in water, he always made sure that I was fine and was sharp in helping me identify marine life that otherwise I would have missed. Overall experience was fantastic!

Dive sites; Racha Yai, Bungalow Bay North and South, Koh Bida Nok, Palong Wall, Shark Point. Marine Life, Stingray, Ghost Pipefish, Seahorses etc..

Instructor comments:   Kent said he was a little apprehensive before the course, but once he got in the water had no problems at all. Well done Kent!




Name(s): Soeren Rank Soeren Rank during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Muehldorf, Germany
Course:
Date: 10-12 January 12
PADI Instructor: Armin Medic
OWSI-493198
Student comments:   No problems. Dive sites - optimal. Course was done the right way.
Instructor comments:   No problems for Soeren, congratulations!