Learn to Scuba Dive

Meet the Similan Queen Learn to Scuba Dive Team


Ric White

Scuba Diver & Owner - Similan Queen Dive Center

Ric White, born in Melbourne, Australia and grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, working in the Construction and Transport Industries. Ric has been diving for most of his 66 years, having learned in Adelaide South Australia in the 60′s diving at Glenelg & Victor Harbour. He purchased the Phuket Dive Boat “The Similan Queen” from Aloha Tours at Chalong in November 2012. It was not in a good condition above the waterline and he spent a considerable amount of money bringing it back to a HIGH standard of Safety and compliance, this work took about 6 months to complete and was finished just before June 2013.

The Similan Queen Team

Mr Mood

Boat Manager

Born Phang Nga Bay, Thailand in Nov ‘67, diving since ’94, more 10,000 logged dives, Instructor since ‘99

Captain Singh

Dive Boat Captain

Born Phuket, Thailand in Oct ’66, worked as a Captain for over 20 years


Boat Engineer

Born Phang Nga, Thailand in Feb ’71, worked as a Boat Engineer for over 10 years

Mr Bank

Tour Leader

Born Haad Yai, Thailand in Nov ’84, diving since ’96, more than 2,000 logged dives, Instructor since ‘10

Ms Ai

Tour Leader

Born Bangkok, Thailand in Jan ’83, diving since ’00, more than 1,500 logged dives, Instructor since ‘07

Angie Flowers

PADI Instructor

Born Queensland, Australia in May ’77, diving since ’12, more than 500 logged dives, Instructor since ‘17



Born Surathani, Thailand in July ’73, worked as a Boatman for over 15 years



Born Phuket, Thailand in May ’93, worked as a Boatman for over 6 years



Born Phuket, Thailand in April ’87, previously a Hotel chef in Karon, worked in cooking for over 10 years