Richard Devanney

Richard Devanney

Multi-agency Instructor

Richard Devanney is a technical instructor based in Indonesia, managing the technical diving at Alba Diving Tulamben. He teaches through TDI, Raid, IANTD and SSI XR. He previously managed dive companies in Iceland and a tech school in Thailand, and managed a liveaboard in Truk Lagoon. He runs a Facebook page and writes articles for TDI. Contact him through his Facebook page.

Stories by Richard
Technical Dives in Chuuk
Dive Locations Travel Wrecks

Top Five Technical Dives in Chuuk Lagoon

Chuuk is one of the world’s best places for wreck diving, both recreational and tech. Here are our picks for the top five technical dives in Chuuk Lagoon.

Wreck Dives in Chuuk Lagoon
Dive Locations Wrecks

Five Top Recreational Wreck Dives in Chuuk Lagoon

If you love wreck diving, mere mention of Chuuk Lagoon will get your heart racing. Here are our picks for the five top recreational wreck dives in Chuuk Lagoon.

New to Scuba Resources

Buying Your First Regulator

There’s lots to consider when it comes to buying your first regulator. How deep will you dive, and in what conditions? Here’s our guide to choosing wisely.

Scuba Diving in Chuuk Lagoon
Dive Locations Travel Wrecks

Scuba Diving in Chuuk Lagoon

The ghost fleet of Chuuk Lagoon is synonymous with fantastic wreck diving. What makes this isolated spot in Micronesia so special?

New stuff
Get Back into Technical Diving

How To Get Back into Technical Diving

If you’ve been out of the water for a while, it’s important to brush up on your skills before you get back into technical diving.
by Yvonne Press
Dive into the Pink

Dive into the Pink Announces Second Annual Photo Competition Winners

After a fantastic response with almost 400 entries raising well over $3,000 for breast-cancer research, Dive into the Pink has announced the winners of their photo contest.
by News Release
Dive Destinations for Kids

Top Dive Destinations for Kids

There’s nothing more satisfying than introducing your kids to the underwater world and including them in your dive-trip planning. Here are our picks for the top dive destinations for kids.
by Christine Brinkley
Lombok Earthquake

Dive Community Comes Together After Lombok Earthquake

When a 6.9-magnitude tremor struck Lombok on August 5th the damage was devastating. The community is struggling to recover after the Lombok earthquake.
by Guest Author