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    1. AmitMM
      Hi Quero,

      We are planning to do our open water course in thailand from 27th june. wanted to check with you if we can still dive in andman sesa during this time or should we look at gulf of thailand.
      of what i have gathered i guess andaman sea is better but it would be raining around this time . GT has better wether but not sure how good diving in KT
      we are a couple in mid 30s from india and this will be our first time so want it to be memorable.
      shall look forward to your inputs
      regards and many thanks
      shweta amit
    2. KIbuu
      Hello Marcia,

      thank you for your advices about diving around Phuket. I am sure, i visit Thailand and Phuket during my next journey. I will come around for some more informations and maybe introduction dives.

      Best regards from Germany

    3. Doppler
      Hey, Marcia. How are things in SE Asia. Hope all is well and that the coming holidays treat you well. would appreciate a list of what you feel to be must dives in your general area... wrecks preferred. When you have time. Take care. Be well.
    4. Bombay High
      Bombay High
      I was given your contact by a colleague. I am going to be in Phuket for acouple of weeks, and wanted some information on the diving there. My friend, who works with me at Comex, recommended Klaus from Poseidon, but he asked me to speak (write) to you as well. What is the diving like in december ?
      Thank you
      Bombay High (The Worst Oil Fields in the World)
    5. natalisdiving
      Olá Marcia...

      Li uma postagem sua sobre a descuberta do U-513 em Santa Catarina e percebi que voce é brasileira :)
      Fiz meu OW em Phi Phi em março e nao consegui parar. Se eu imaginasse que existia uma escola brasileira em Phuket teriamos mergulhado juntas com toda certeza. Pretendo voltar e fazer um estagio de DM o ano que vem. Caso voce ofereça este tipo de prograam, entre em contato comigo para que possamos conversar.

      Abraços e otimos mergulho no paraiso.
    6. vchoi

      Aproveitando a mensagem, me ofereceram um US Divers Conshelf 21 e estou procurando informações sobre ele aqui no forum, mas só acho informação gringa. Pelo que li me parece um bom regulador, só restando uma dúvida: é fácil fazer a manutenção dele aqui? Nunca vi esse regulador em lojas aqui de Brasília e fico imaginando se vou comprar uma encrenca.

      Você tem alguma idéia?
    7. Recondo0321
      Quero, I just joined and posted twice hoping for some guidance and info on options in Thailand. I was considering an internship in Pattaya but would like some advice as to the best routes to go and with what shop is the best. I am a US Navy Diver, USMC Combat Diver and NAUI Advanced Diver. I am interested in a new opportunities as a Dive Pro.
    8. mainedvr
      Sure thing...when we get to the planning stages we will surely will need the help.

      Thanks again for all the answers...and not scolding my wife for asking a question that has already been asked :)

    9. Albion
      I just saw your post on lonely planet to annalie. She was working at LL, when the accident happened, but i dont know if she was around at the time or not. (by my post you will see i was not actually at gapang, but it was my friend was on the boat). so she can speak with fact. however it should be noted , that ton posts references the fact i didnt contact them directly, and she is taking the same line so i kind of suspect she is being asked by Ton to make some nice remarks.

      In singpaore / thailand i do most of my diving with White Manta, and used to act as weekend crew on the boat.

      Marjan and i are now taking our discussion off line, and they now seem to be taking some notice of what has been stated. so i will lcose out the SB thread soon
    10. opalobsidian
      Hello Quero!

      I always enjoy your helpful posts! My husband and I are coming to Phuket in late june of this year. We made an inquiry to you regarding prices for diving about a week ago but never heard back. Do you have a price list for dives, maybe 2 or 3 days of 2-3 dives a day?

      Thanks so much
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    Home Page:
    Phuket, Thailand
    Managing Director, Private scuba instruction from
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    Dive History:
    Fernando de Nornonha Brazil; Cozumel Mexico; Sea of Cortez Mexico; Bonaire; Belize; Honduras; Grand Cayman; Galapagos, Ecuador; East coast Florida; Hawaii (Big Isle and Maui); Monterey Bay, California; Ribbon Reefs, GBR, Australia; Coral Sea, Australia; S. Sulawesi (Wakatobi) Indonesia; N. Sulawesi (Manado, Lembeh) Indonesia; Tulamben (Bali), Penida, & Lembongan Indonesia; Pulau Weh (Aceh) Indonesia; Raja Ampat Indonesia; Sipadan/Kapalai/Mabul Malaysia; Layang-Layang, Malaysia; East coast (Perhentian/Redang/Lang Tengah/Tenggol/Tioman), Malaysia; West coast (Langkawi)/Payar, Malaysia; Anilao, Philippines; Dauin/Apo Island, Phliippines; Cabilao, Philippines; Similans/Surins NP Thailand; Tarutao NP Thailand; Tao NP Thailand; Chang NP Thailand; Maldives; Burma.
    Certification History:
    PADI OW; NAUI AOW; PADI Rescue; IANTD Deep Air; IANTD Advanced Nitrox; TDI Solo Diver; PADI DM; PADI OWSI & MSDT; DSAT Blender/Instructor; PADI Specialty Instructor; PADI IDC Staff Instructor; NSS Basic Cave.
    Certification Level:
    IDC Staff Instructor
    # of Logged Dives:
    I just don't log dives
    Dive Classification:
    Instructor / Assistant Instructor / Dive Master / Dive Con
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Mostly dive with typical rec gear: Aqualung Zuma Pro BCD, Aqualung Legend LX Supreme regs, Mares Quattro paddle fins, ScubaPro SeaWing fins, DiveRite cave fins, a variety of different thicknesses of wetsuits (.5 Radiator Titanium skin; 3mm custom fullsuit; 5 mm Pinnacle merino fullsuit; 7 mm Henderson Hyperstretch fullsuit). For tech diving, OMS backplate and wing rig; Apeks regs. For sidemount, DiveRite Nomad LT Cave wing, Apeks sidemount regs. Camera setup: Olympus XZ1 and two Inon D-2000 strobes.
    My life is a three-ringed big-top! In one ring my long-time career as an English-language teaching professional. In a second ring: my little school--for SCUBA diving. The third ring: my private life with my scattered family and friends.I switch "hats" throughout the day... Often I'm an English language teaching professional; off and on I'm a writer; some days I'm a scuba instructor; and I'm always self-employed, independent.
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