Dive Computers

The Dive Computer, an Essential Item You Should Own

The recreational dive computer has allowed divers to extend their diving as well as giving a better means to prevent DCI. The development and publishing of the recreational dive tables was one of the first steps that increased the safety of divers. These tables were a modification of the tables that the U.S. Navy had developed for their divers. For the recreational diver, the Navy tables had some fundamental even fatal flaws. Navy divers normally worked at one depth, they [...]

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Dive Boat

Dive Sites in the Koh Samui archipelago Part 4

Green Rock Green Rock is located just north of Koh Tao, the depth here is between 1  to 28 metres deep. This site consists of boulder formations that offer a array of safe short tunnels and swim throughs. These features make this dive site one of the most fascinating dive sites around Koh Tao. Green rock gives you a chance to see beautiful Parrot Fish feeding near the surface on the main pinnacle as well as White Eyed Morays, Blue [...]

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8 Fun Facts About Blacktip Reef Sharks

1. The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is a species of requiem shark. It gets its name from the prominent black tips on its fins. The word requiem comes from the French word for shark, requin. They are similar to blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus), which do not have black markings on their pelvic fins. 2. These sharks are common on tropical Indo-Pacific coral reefs in shallow, coastal waters. At the surface, it’s easy to spot their exposed first dorsal fins. 3. [...]

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Samui Island Divers

Our News Blog – Samui Island Divers

Here at Samui Island Divers we can offer you a vast range of dive tours to Koh Tao and Antong Marine Park most days of the week. The staff here at Lamai Scuba Diving have lived and work here diving since 2004 so we have a vast amount of knowledge to advise you on the best dive sites here to suit your needs. The boats we use are modern up to date catamaran which cruise to Koh Tao most [...]

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