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Name(s): Ju Hyun Lee Ju Hyun Lee during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Malaysia
Course:
Date: 31 January 2010
PADI Instructor: Maximilian Hand
OWSI-489604
Student comments:   It was easy to follow and a great 1st dive experience. Our instructor was very friendly and patient on open water dives.

Fish. Corals.
Instructor comments:   Nice easy course.




Name(s): Tonh Jie Hor Tonh Jie Hor during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Malaysia
Course:
Date: 31 January 2010
PADI Instructor: Maximilian Hand
OWSI-489604
Student comments:   Very insightful crash course for diving. Max was a great instructor. Other than occasionally snatching our pen away, he is very awesome! Would definitely recommend to my friends next time.

Other than not being able to see huge fish, the sites were okay.
Instructor comments:   Nice easy course.




Name(s): Dane J Pettiford Dane Pettiford during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Australia
Course:
Date: 2-4 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494797
Student comments:   Had a great time! Was a breeze! Justin was excellent, easy going and thorough, plus fun to learn from.

Dive sites were great; saw 3 honeycomb morays and zebra ... plenty of fish as well.

Thanks heaps! You guys were fantastic.
Instructor comments:   Nice easy course.




Name(s): Remy A Bakkerbo Remy Bakkerbo during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Norway
Course:
Date: 8 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Simon Muri Bo
OWSI-507701
Student comments:   Very good course. Very good instructor. Good learning, no problems.

So much to see, really something to recommend.

In Thailand for 2 weeks this couse was the best. Never thought we'd learn so much in 3 days.
Instructor comments:   Prepared in swimming pool and open water, picking up the knowledge part very fast. No problems really, very good student.




Name(s): Jorgen Johme Hestad Jorgen Johme Hestad during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Norway
Course:
Date: 8 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Simon Muri Bo
OWSI-507701
Student comments:   The course was funny and very knowledgeable. We learned a lot. Best was the diving at Phi Phi. I could not have had a better instructor. There were no problems.

We saw so much, pretty much all we wanted to see and could see.

I want to go into professional diving after this course.
Instructor comments:   The student was very easy to work with, both knowledge and skills. Was very prepared, as a sailor and skin diver, very easy to work with.




Name(s): Odne Oldeide Odne Oldeide during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Norway
Course:
Date: 8 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Simon Muri Bo
OWSI-507701
Student comments:   Loved the course. Loved all we saw. No problems.

We saw so much. Very happy. A lot of marine life.

Very happy with the dive instructor.
Instructor comments:   As both friends, all students very knowledgeable, and skillful in swimming pool and the open water. Very comfortable in the water.




Name(s): Jonas H Christiansen Jonas Christiansen during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Denmark
Course:
Date: 10 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494797
Student comments:   Very good instructor, made us feel safe and solved any problem so we could solve them ourselves. Very good at finding aquatic life and showing us the beauty of diving.

Great dive sites, we saw a sea turtle, frog fish, moray eels, sting ray, octopus, lion fish, scorpionfish, peacock grouper.

Diving is great.
Instructor comments:   Good company, always smiling, very competent. Diver at the end, slightly scatter brained!




Name(s): Ulla Hansen Ulla Hansen during her PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Denmark
Course:
Date: 10 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494797
Student comments:   Very good experience. Felt very safe while being instructed. He took care of any problems and solved them so we could solve them by ourselves.

Great dive sites. We saw a frog fish, sea turtle, lion fish, scorpion fish, octopus, sting ray, moray eels, peacock flounder.

Diving is great.
Instructor comments:   Very good student, overcame mask clearing problem with no fear or panic. Improved with every dive.




Name(s): Robert Burrham Robert Burrham during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: United States
Course:
Date: 16 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494797
Student comments:   Very well run course. Instructor was very professional and covered the entire material well. No problems were encountered.

All 3 dive sites were great. I saw starfish, bluespotted sting rays, moray eel, frog fish and various types of other fish and coral.

I would highly recommend both the course and instructor.
Instructor comments:   Not bad for an old timer!




Name(s): Martin C Muckett Martin Muckett during his PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: England
Course:
Date: 20 February 2010
PADI Instructor: Justin Hartrey
OWSI-494797
Student comments:   Justin was an excellent instructor, clear explanations, demonstrations and correction of my technique. The lane on input was matched exactly to what was required. It could not have been better... 100%

Fantastic - as a long term free diver in the Red Sea, the sites we visited were definitely on a par with the last 2. Probably surpassing in terms of the number + varieties of corals + fish. I was a bit seasick on the 1st boat day.

The experience of Dive The World has been extremely positive. From the moment we entered the shop to the time we surfaced as PADI Open Water divers. Flexible, fair, clear - delivered what they said.
Instructor comments:   Just like riding a bike, no problems very easy + enjoyable 3 days for me as well.