Posts Tagged "Diving Koh Phangan"

Learning Diving with the CMAS System

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in | Comments Off on Learning Diving with the CMAS System

CMAS Diving Courses We are one of a select few CMAS affiliated dive centres in Thailand, as members of ATUS – the Association of Thailand Underwater Sports. CMAS are in effect the World Diving Association – a non-profit organisation formed in 1959 by the great Jacques Cousteau along with representatives from 15 other nations. They have set the scuba diving training standards that are followed by most government approved agencies such as the British Sub Aqua Club in the UK, Verband Deutscher Sport-Taucher in Germany & the Fédération française d’études et de sports...

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Beginners PADI courses on Koh Phangan

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in | 0 comments

PADI Discover SCUBA Diving For visitors to Koh Phangan who don’t have enough time to get certified or who want to check it out first, we offer beginners PADI courses that give you a genuine experience of scuba diving in a safe, controlled style. After a careful briefing on diving safety rules, techniques and equipment, you start with some simple skill practice just below the surface of the water before progressing to do a shallow fun dive (maximum 12 metres) or 2, with your instructor to take care. Although 4 is permitted by PADI, we usually specify a maximum of 2 divers per PADI...

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Further PADI Dive Training on Koh Phangan

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in | 0 comments

PADI Continuing Education One of the many delights of SCUBA diving is that you never stop learning or becoming a better diver. Further PADI dive training embraces a really wide variety of programmes to meet your every underwater interest. If you want to broaden your diving experience, or maybe follow a special underwater fascination, or you’re ready to make the step up to PADI Pro – however you want to develop as a diver, we can help you do it. As always our principle of personal and professional dive training applies, no matter what the level! Please...

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Decorated Goby; Istigobius decoratus

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in | 0 comments

The Decorated Goby can be seen when we’re diving out on the sand at local dive sites. A solitary goby that’s well camouflaged and so not at all easy to...

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Blennies; Blenniidae

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in | 0 comments

Small, blunt-headed, bottom dwellers with long, continuous dorsal fins and a habit of resting with curved bodies. We seem to meet most of them at shallower dive sites, especially when SCUBA diving around Koh Phangan. Bicolour Blenny, Ecsenius bicolor Generally spotted on coral heads and similar surfaces, they are also known as Flame tail Blennies. 6 Photos Rippled Blenny; Istiblennius edentulus Also known as Rippled Rockskipper, which is a fine name. A type of comb-tooth blenny. 4 Photos Lined Fang Blenny; Meiacanthus lineatus Poisonous canines provide considerable protection from...

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