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PADI Rescue Diver



Name(s): T. O'Brien
From: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 13-14 November 2008
PADI Instructor: Azad Osman
OWSI-75550
Student
comments:  
Course was well structured. Instructor was well prepared & there was obvious evidence that he had made preparations in his own time

Visibility & marine life were plentiful. Moray eel, octopus, school of small and large fish

Thank you for a great holiday.

Instructor
comments:  
Giving 2 breathe instead of 1! Re-practice couple of time and went fine afterwards.



Name(s): Geert Westendorp Geert Westendorp during his PADI Rescue Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: The Hague, Netherlands
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 8-9 February 2009
PADI Instructor: Sam Vander Berghe
OWSI-493807
Student
comments:  
Great course for advancing your diving. Too bad the book is not accompanied by a DVD to keep knowledge refresh. Knowledge review is a lot tougher than the exam. Great exercise and they make sense.

Koh Racha Yai: no time for marine life too busy playing scenarios.

Instructor
comments:  
Great student.



Name(s): Leotien M Van Der Knaap Leotien Van Der Knaap during her PADI Rescue Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: The Hague, Netherlands
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 8-9 February 2009
PADI Instructor: Sam Vander Berghe
OWSI-493807
Student
comments:  
Sam is a very good instructor: serious but relaxed and very friendly. I liked the course very much; it was serious work but rewarding and very good for your own confidence as a diver.

Racha Yai: Lots of triggerfish!

Instructor
comments:  
Very good student, both of them are eager to learn so it was a pleasure for me to teach them.



Name(s): Laurent Malbecq Laurent Malbecq during his PADI Rescue Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Bruxelles, Belgium
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 16-18 March 2009
PADI Instructor: Kanniga Penkul
OWSI-478507
Student
comments:  
Very interesting course and reassuring. I would be more comfortable if in my own language. Instructor very professional and motivated. Also very helpful in adapting the schedule.

Beautiful site Racha Noi! stone fish, scorpion fish, lion fish, Indian Ocean walkman, pipe fish and nudibranch...

I was lucky to have 1 day of fun dives in between, Theory - Pool and Open water scenario. It gives time to be prepare.
Instructor
comments:  
Very good student, study hard and good diver.



Name(s): Claudiu Ghimbos Claudiu Ghimbos during his PADI Rescue Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Hong Kong
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 18-19 November 2010
PADI Instructor: Darren Gaspari
OWSI-497708
Student
comments:  
Learned a lot, loved the course, well done!

Worth seeing but not while a rescue diver course

Instructor
comments:  
Nervous beginning - finished well. Well committed on knowledge reviews.



Name(s): Steven Phillips Steven Phillips during his PADI Rescue Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Papillion, United States
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 24-25 January 2011
PADI Instructor: Darren Gaspari
OWSI-497708
Student
comments:  
Even though it was a lot of work, this course helped me become a more confident diver. Darren did a good job teaching me the rescue techniques and answered any questions I had.

Phi Phi - green sea turtle.

Instructor
comments:  
Excellent student - theory completed before the start of the course, 49/50 for exam and completed all practical tasks with high levels of application.



Name(s): Justin D Perkins Justin Perkins during his PADI Rescue Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: Alaska, USA
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 15-16 April 2012
PADI Instructor: Daniel Nichols
OWSI-286115
Student
comments:  
Dan tried to kill me in the pool! But it's OK, he provided me with the skills and training to control the scenarios presented.

Shark Point, Bida Nok, Bida Nai. A wide range of species, eels, sea snakes, rays and frogfish, in between 'rescuing' Dan.

Scenarios were well planned and realistic. The boat crew and staff were very helpful and professional.
Instructor
comments:  
With all of Justin's medical training and excellent dive skills, this often difficult course was easy to teach.



Name(s): Ned R Lentz Ned Lentz during his PADI Rescue Diver Course in Phuket, Thailand
From: USA
Course: PADI Rescue Diver
Date: 8-11 June 12
PADI Instructor: Michael Clark
OWSI-257165
Student
comments:  
Course was straight and to the point! Good content, easy to understand and fun dives!

Racha Yai - great location! Despite rough weather it was still good fun. Saw Eels, Octopus, Scorpion Fish and lots more.

Professional and courteous staff. Very flexible and accommodating.
Instructor
comments:  
Great Rescue course. Ned made it a lot of fun work on theory was excellent and aced the exams. When we finished had a great couple of dives on nitrox with plenty of bottom time.