The Dive Blog

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A happy ending...!!

Amazing story today from Instructor Aksel Bierman

A little over one year ago, in October 2015, newlyweds Izabella & Markus Rauer from Berlin took an Open Water diving course with me at The Dive Inn.

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Ear Clearing aka "Equalising" tips and techniques

For many divers, especially those new to the sport or trying it for the first time, problems with equalising the ears can seem like an almost insurmountable problem.

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The birth of a Dragon!!

As it's "monsoon time" again, and i realised i haven't really added (m)any photos of The Dive Inn's boat to the website gallery, i decided now would be as good a time as any. In fact, i created a new gallery dedicated to our beloved Ocean Dragon...

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Zak completes his PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Open Water courses!

Congratulations to Zak Taylor from Baton Rouge, USA on his recent completion of both the PADI Open Water Diver and

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Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus Leucas) at Sail Rock!

It's taken a couple of weeks longer than planned (partly as i was waiting to get a useable photo and partly because i kept putting it off..), but i've finally gotten around to writing up a brief description of the Bull Shark for the gallery, and added a photo.

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Christian & Petter complete both the PADI Open Water & Advanced Open Water Diver courses

Congratulations to friends Christian Botterud and Petter Bugge from Narvik, Norway on the successful completion of both their PADI Open Water Diver and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver courses.

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Mark proves it pays to recycle!

Congratulations to Mark Fitzpatrick who picked one of the winning raffle tickets at the recent Recycle Fair & Community Swap held in Thongsala, Koh Phangan.

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Another Whale Shark day at Sail Rock!

After no Whale Shark sightings for a month or two,

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A very rare visitor to Sail Rock!

A very rare visitor appeared briefly at Sail Rock today.


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The joys of Spring!!

It appears that Spring is well and truly upon us here in the Gulf of Thailand.

The sun is shining and the temperature is over 30°C on a daily basis.