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An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

28 January, 2016 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Christine Drane, from Essex in the UK, has written about her love of diving and her journey towards becoming a PADI Professional in Koh Chang, Thailand. After completing my Divemaster course on Koh Samui, I knew what I wanted to do and where I wanted to go. Diving had taken a […]

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Korean Underwater Sports Show (KUSPO) 2016

Korean Underwater Sports Show (KUSPO) 2016

27 January, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is looking forward to attending the Korean Underwater Sports Expo (KUSPO) again in 2016. Taking place from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th February at COEX in Seoul, Korea, the PADI Pavilion will play host to 22 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts. KUSPO is South Korea’s largest Underwater Sports Expo […]

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New Thai PADI Instructors in Pattaya

New Thai PADI Instructors in Pattaya

18 January, 2016 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

There are eight new PADI Instructors in Pattaya, with the group of Thai candidates successfully completing their PADI Instructor Examination in Pattaya, Thailand. All candidates were successful as a result of good preparation, training and study. It is great to see an entire group of Thai nationals taking their PADI Instructor […]

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Poni Divers Certifies Brunei’s Second Junior Master Scuba Diver

Poni Divers Certifies Brunei’s Second Junior Master Scuba Diver

11 January, 2016 at 8:19 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centre, Poni Divers, based in Serasa Beach, Brunei, excitingly certified Andrew Mead as a Junior Master Scuba Diver on the 15th of November 2016. At just 12 years of age, Andrew is Brunei’s youngest Junior Master Scuba Diver. “Brunei is a fun place to dive because […]

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Young Surfing Champ Certified as a PADI Diver with Downbelow

Young Surfing Champ Certified as a PADI Diver with Downbelow

7 January, 2016 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

As far as the staff at Downbelow in Malaysia were concerned, Samuel Marque was “possibly the most famous person to have ever visited our premier PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre on Gaya Island” and they were all thrilled to meet the young celebrity. Over the weekend before Christmas, 13-year-old […]

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Sail Ningaloo Wins Ecotourism Gold Award

Sail Ningaloo Wins Ecotourism Gold Award

8 December, 2015 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Congratulations to Sail Ningaloo, winning gold for Western Australia’s leading Ecotourism Operator, and bronze in the Adventure Tourism category at the Western Australia Tourism Awards. Sail Ningaloo are proudly carbon neutral, having calculated and offset their carbon emissions. Lannie and Luke Riley, owner operators, introduced liveaboard sailing tours to Coral Bay […]

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