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Name(s): Catherine Anderson Catherine Anderson during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: England
Course:
Date: 25-27 November 2009
PADI Instructor: Maximilian Hand
OWSI-490927
Student comments:   Instructor was great and very patient. It was a bit over ambitious to aim to complete in 2 days. It was a long day.

Instructor comments:   With proper weighting Catherine grew in confidence + showed great bouyancy + control. Sut yoat! (Awesome!) Good job.




Name(s): Andries van der Walt Andries  van der Walt during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Tanzania
Course:
Date: 24 Noverber 2009
PADI Instructor: Nicolo Buscaglia
OWSI-255367
Student comments:   Excellent.

Instructor comments:   Keep up the good work.




Name(s): David Wheatley David Wheatley during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Australia
Course:
Date: 24 November 2009
PADI Instructor: Steve Leathwood
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Student comments:   Steve was patient and the course was well explained to me in a way that was easily understood for someone unfamiliar with diving.

Instructor comments:   Keep up the good work.




Name(s): Thomas Dsmes Thomas Dsmes during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Kenya
Course:
Date: 24 Noverber 2009
PADI Instructor: Nicolo Buscaglia
OWSI-255367
Student comments:   Excellent.

Very good, enjoyed them all. Enjoyed the course very much.
Instructor comments:   Thomas is of the best student I ever had. We had great time together.




Name(s): Andrew Durrant Andrew Durrant during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: England
Course:
Date: 25 Noverber 2009
PADI Instructor: Maximilian Hand
OWSI-489604
Student
comments:  
A very enjoyable course made all the easier by a very methodical enthusiastic instructor. We even did 2 supplementary dives with him! No problems as I recall.

Excellent. Too many highs to mention. We look forward to coming back soon.
Instructor comments:   Great buoyancy + control in water made for permeable + diving. Good job Andy.




Name(s): Robert Morris Robert Morris during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: England
Course:
Date: 20 Noverber 2009
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494497
Student
comments:  
Justin communicated clear and precise instructions making the skills easy to follow and apply. Justin was patient and demanding in learning, providing excellent tuition.

Experience with Dive The World has been a positive one that I would highly recommend to others. All good.
Instructor comments:   Very good student, easily grasped all aspects of course.




Name(s): Yan Zhu Yan Zhu during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Singapore
Course:
Date: 12 December 2009
PADI Instructor: Maximilian Hand
OWSI-490927
Student comments:   The course is very well organized. Instructor teaches modules very clearly and is very patient. I enjoyed it very much!

A little bit windy on day! Visibility won't great, but we still saw a lot of fish. The site on days is fantastic.
Instructor comments:   Good Student.




Name(s): Anna Kim Anna Kim during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: New Zealand
Course:
Date: 13 December 2009
PADI Instructor: Tony Loughlin
OWSI-490923
Student comments:   My first open water was really good. If I had problems I asked my instructor who gave me feedback that I needed.

Sea cucumber, corals, eels, lionfish, trevelly, nemo fish etc. Tony was really patient and gave me lots of confidence. I thought I was not able to make it but I did it.
Instructor comments:   Anna was a great student and overcame her fear of deep water, well done kidda.




Name(s): Ronda K Coryell Ronda Coryell during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: United States
Course:
Date: 25-27 November 2009
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-437979
Student comments:   Justin made me feel very at ease. Never had any fears because he always made me feel safe (I am 58 year old and not in the greatest shape) .

Great local sites - lots to see.
Instructor comments:   Nice course!




Name(s): Garrett C Covington Garrett Covington during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: United States
Course:
Date: 17 December 2009
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-437979
Student comments:   Justin's ability to take extra care helped me stay calm. The more we practiced the skills the more confident I felt.

Amazing places for our first open water dives, incredibly beautiful. Saw amazing Staghorn Acropora, Moray Eel, Lionfish, Mantis Shrimp, Anemones, Clowntish.
Instructor comments:   Nice easy course. Good student.