Phuket hunt for coral-touching divers reveals speedboat danger ‘safety stop’

PUBLISHED ON TUE, FEB 13, 2018 8:29 PM

Phuket hunt for coral-touching divers reveals speedboat danger ‘safety stop’

The Phuket News

 

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PHUKET:-- A dive tour boat operator has responded to reports of divers holding onto corals off Phuket with the explanation that the divers were forced to take action as speedboats were passing dangerously overhead.

 

The news broke yesterday (Feb 12) when local marine conservation group Go Eco Phuket posted photos online showing the divers touching corals reportedly at Shark Point, also called Hin Musang, off Koh Yao Yai east of Phuket, about halfway to Phi Phi Island.

 

The photos were reportedly taken at 5:30pm on Feb 7.

 

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