Whats New for High Season

High season is upon us so the whole team is gearing up for a fun packed few months, firstly we are re-opening the newly re-furbished bar at Sail Rock Divers resort. We have doubled the size of it and changed the layout to make it a more social and fun place, (if that is at all possible). Next our Speed boat is nearly ready to be put back in the water after spending over 6 months in dry dock with a full engine replacement and exterior refurbishment.
We are going to be able to teach 2 more specialty courses and 2 Tec courses, side mount and self reliant diver as well as tec 40/45/50 will be available by mid August, Sail Rock will be the only dive centre on Koh Phangan able to offer these Padi courses.
Also we would like to welcome back Kieran to the team, Kieran is fluent in French. We would also like to welcome Peter our Danish Viking and Pernilla our resident Chef to the team along with young Emma they all complete our high season team for 2013.
Finally we would like to congratulate Evgeny for completing his IDC entirely in Russian, Big thanks to Evgeny Kovban who heads up our Russian instructor team.
This is a short video of our first high season Whaleshark, filmed at Sail Rock by Russia.


Is it time for a change

Waking up every morning, looking out of the window and the first thing you notice is the cleanliness of the air followed by the aromatic smell of palm trees with a hint of the sea just to top it off, and thats before you have even opened your eyes and gazed at the natural beauty that surounds us, finish that off with the sound of waves breaking and you will experience a koh phangan sense overload, pretty much a daily occurrence.
If you have ever dreamed of living and working on a paradise island then wake yourself up and make it so. The unique offer that we are having this year is the life changing GOPRO 7 month internship, This is a real opportunity to make the break and embark on an epic journey into the world of diving. We will take you from a non diver to a Master scuba diver trainer and give you at least 1 months payed work experience. Contact our GOPRO team on [email protected] and we can   arrange a personal Skype video call so we can answer all of your questions.





Bull sharks and more Bull sharks

Another great short video taken at sail rock by Evgeny, Bull sharks seem to be everywhere at the moment, Whaleshark sightings nearly every other day and schools of fish covering the entire rock. Diving Koh Phangan is amazing and deserves the recognition of being a world class dive site, another great addition to the dive site are the Giant Morays which we are seeing nearly every dive.


First PADI Risk Management Seminar on Koh Phangan

PADI Risk Management Seminar Koh Phangan

PADI Risk Management Seminar Koh Phangan Following the success of last year’s first PADI Member Forum, Koh Phangan has now also it’s first Risk Management Seminar, hosted by Richard Evans. The island rallied together and in total there were over 60 people from all of the dive centers on Koh Phangan, On the 27th we are also having the 2nd PADI Members Forum. All of the seminars have been held at the Masons Arms in Thongsala. Koh Phangan is now being recognized as a serious dive destination in Thailand!


Emma Gordon -Speciality Instructor

Emma is the latest addition to the Sail Rock divers instructors team, she has recently completed her Padi Instructor course and having shown how good she is, we offered her a job straight away. Emma is heading towards the Master scuba diver trainer rating and also is the new face for our advertising campaigns