Richard Devanney is a PADI, SSI, BSAC and SDI instructor who teaches technical diving through TDI, SSI XR and PADI TecRec. He previously managed two dive schools in Iceland and a tech school in Thailand. He now manages the SS Thorfinn, a liveaboard based in Truk Lagoon, Micronesia, that specializes in recreational and technical diving on the 80 or so wrecks within the lagoon. Go to his Facebook page for more information on diving Truk Lagoon and technical diving in general.
Choosing an undersuit for your drysuit requires careful selection to keep you snug and warm. What should you look for?
Ascending slowly from a dive to reduce the risk of DCS is a well-known practice. But exactly how does your ascent profile affect decompression stress?
Recreational diving in Malta offers warm water, great visibility and accessibility for many divers. But the technical diving in Malta is just as impressive.