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Mapping a Divesite Project – Divemaster Course Snippet

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Divemaster Course | 0 comments

Mapping a Divesite Project – Divemaster Course Snippet

The PADI Divemaster course combines practical assessments, theory sections, workshops, lectures, eco projects and much, much more. One of the practical assessments is the ability to map a new divesite during the mapping project and evaluate its potential for customers of all levels of diving experience. Around the world PADI Divemasters are responsible for finding new divesites, in fact almost every divesite that you have dived was most likely mapped primarily by a divemaster for the first time. Mapping is one of the most rewarding assessments during the PADI Divemaster course as it truly...

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Skill Circuit Practice during the Divemaster Course

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Divemaster Course | 0 comments

Skill Circuit Practice during the Divemaster Course

Doing the PADI Divemaster training course is not only a fantastic once in a lifetime experience (especially if you do it on a tropical paradise island like Koh Tao in Thailand), and the opportunity to become qualified to get paid to take people diving, but it is also the first step towards becoming a PADI Open Water Instructor. In order to be a dive professional you need to know and be able to demonstrate every skill required for dive training. If you aren’t sure if you want to be a PADI Instructor yet, being a PADI Divemaster still gives you the opportunity to experience the thrill and...

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We’re on a boat – Sairee Cottage Divemaster Boat

Posted by on Mar 26, 2016 in Divemaster Course | 1 comment

We’re on a boat – Sairee Cottage Divemaster Boat

Read about the joys of having a dedicated Divemaster Boat! To embark on a PADI Divemaster Course in Koh Tao, Thailand is one of the most rewarding experiences of a lifetime. Not only are you able to live in an exotic, tropical environment, wearing nothing more than a pair of shorts or a bikini 90% of the time (depending on personal preference). You will also be involving yourself with a large quantity of in-water and out-of-water activities. Here at Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao we aim to provide the pinnacle of resources to you from the get go to help you complete the course in style. This...

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Koh Tao Divemaster – Why settle for second best?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2016 in Divemaster Course | 2 comments

Koh Tao Divemaster – Why settle for second best?

Choosing the right Koh Tao Divemaster program can be tough. Whether it be Plane, Train or Automobile, the journey to Koh Tao, Thailand can be tiresome. Regardless of your method of travel you are guaranteed to take a 2 hour ferry ride to get to the tropical island paradise that awaits. Did you travel all that way to settle for the bare minimum? At PADI 5 Star IDC Center, Sairee Cottage Diving we already assume that your answer is NO! This is why we as a dive center have gone above and beyond to offer you the best and most comprehensive professional dive packages on Koh Tao. Sairee Cottage...

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Massaman Curry – The Massa-Man’s Diary

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in Living the Dream | 0 comments

Massaman Curry – The Massa-Man’s Diary

Diving is great and all that but if we’re being totally honest, TOTALLY honest, we all know that a steaming bowl of Massaman goodness is what really gets our loins excited. But it seems like every man and his dog is selling it, so here’s a few of my favourites and a few to avoid. This is, ‘The Massa-Man’s Diary’ Photo credit thaisq.com Massaman Curry from various restaurants on Koh Tao Coffee Boat – Like a belligerent boat captain taking you to the wrong dive site, these boys will cook you something that looks vaguely like a curry and tell you its “same same” as a massaman. Not so, my...

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