Crossover and Divemaster update

Crossover and Divemaster update

What’s been happening during July and August? First of all we would like to say congratulations to Linda on completion of her SSI Dive Master course. Linda started with us in May and then took a little break to Borneo to check out the diving there. She came back in July and spent a great 2 weeks with Neil to

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Dive Master Update June!

[singlepic id=347 w=320 h=240 float=left]With so much going on at Sairee Cottage Diving with dive professional training it’s been a while since we had an update on the blog. First up we have Stefan & Anne from Germany and Ruben & Diana from Mexico who are in the final stages of finishing their SSI Dive Master [singlepic id=349 w=320 h=240

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It’s Never Too Late to get into diving!

[singlepic id=338 w=320 h=240 float=left]Meet Brian Baxter, 56 from Australia (aka Scuba Smurf). Brian has spent most of his working life outside of Australia, has travelled and lived a pretty adventurous life. There aren’t many people that I have met who can match what extremes Brian has done. He has climbed mountains, flies and jumps out of planes for fun.

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PADI and SSI

[singlepic id=203 w=320 h=240 float=left]There are HEAPS of different diving agencies in the world that promote different types of diving – commercial, recreational, and technical diving.  Examples of these agencies include PADI, SSI, CMAS, SDI, BSAC, and NAUI.  At Sairee Cottage, we mainly teach PADI and SSI courses. One common question we receive is, “What exactly is the difference between

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New Instructors and Divemasters at Sairee Cottage Diving!

[singlepic id=315 w=320 h=240 float=left]Huge congratulations to Sanne Lammerink and Gareth Jameson and Robin Saldanha on becoming our latest SSI Open Water Instructors. All three of them began their diving with us last year and have progressed all the way to becoming polished dive professionals, with experience leading and teaching divers!  It’s a real pleasure seeing folk come and learn

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New Dive Control Specialists!

The festive period went off with a bang, literally! All the team saw in the New Year down on the beach with a big firework display bringing in 2013. So January has started with all our Divemaster Trainees continuing to progress through their courses. Instructor Sarah has spent a lot of fun time with the guys and girls.

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Wreck Diver Specialty

Last week, weI conducted a Wreck Diver Specialty Course in Koh Tao, with two divers – Anders and Nic. We had an amazing time! We started the course by reviewing and discussing the first half of the knowledge reviews. Luckily for us, we started our course on a Wednesday. Wednesdays at Sairee Cottage are also known as Wreck Wednesdays, which means that we spent the afternoon diving the two wrecks located in Koh Tao – the MV Trident and the HMS Sattakut 742.

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Dive Master Trainee Update December 2012

The Dive Shop of Sairee Cottage Diving in Koh Tao is back open and we have our divemaster training program up and running again. Becoming a divemaster in Koh Tao is most popular and it will cost you only a fraction of what you pay elsewhere! Over the next few days our Divemaster Trainees will be kept busy with their Deep Diving and Nitrox Specialty Courses.

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What’s involved in the Rescue Diver Course?

Rescue Diver Courses at Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao [singlepic id=268 w=320 h=240 float=left]Complete one of the most challenging and satisfying courses Recreational diving has to offer and become a Rescue Diver!!! Completing the rescue course can be one of the most rewarding achievements in the diving adventure. Ask most dive professionals and they will tell you the exact same

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High Season Divemaster Training

We’ve had an awesome high season at Sairee Cottage Diving in Koh Tao this year. We would like to say a huge thank you to all our divemaster Trainees, who chose to come diving with us this summer.. All of our dive master trainees completed their Nitrox and Deep Specialties with our diving instructors and were able to dive with Nitrox for FREE during their training.

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