PADI Divemaster Internship – Tom’s Longtail Briefing

Posted February 1st in Diving Internships

The western bay of Koh Tao was idyllic as we headed out for morning dives, boarding our longtail taxi boat to head out to the main dive boat moored offshore.

Once our dive gear, students, certified divers and crew were loaded onboard the longtail, Divemaster internship candidate Tom took his turn delivering a ‘longtail briefing’ to the gang.

The longtail briefing is important to inform everyone of a few important procedures to stay safe and comfortable, plus give everyone an idea what to expect as we approach, tether to and board our main dive boat. Much is common sense, but its always good to give a few reminders to make sure everything goes smoothly. Tom did a good job and is shaping up to become a strong PADI Divemaster.

We motored out to the Chumphon Pinnacles dive site and enjoyed a fantastic morning of dives off Koh Tao.

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A few more photos from the morning departure:


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Koh Tao Divemaster internship

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Morning dive trip in Koh Tao

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Using a longtail boat to go scuba diving

Passing Koh Tao snorkeling boat

Instructor Nicki dives in



Haydon Smith

Haydon Smith

Partner and manager @ Simple Life Divers. PADI Master Instructor and DSAT Tec Deep with 20 years (and counting) in dive industry.

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