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Richard Devanney

Richard Devanney

Multi-agency Instructor

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.

Stories by Richard
Training Exposure Suit In the Water

Buying Your First Drysuit

Given that it will likely be your most expensive piece of dive gear and that there are so many considerations, buying your first drysuit can be daunting. Here’s what you need to know.

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Training In the Water

Choosing the Right Technical Diving Instructor

Once you’ve decided to pursue technical diving, choosing the right technical diving instructor can make all the difference. 

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Rescue Diver
Training In the Water

Applying the PADI Rescue Diver Course in the Real World

Although the PADI Rescue Diver course is a lot of fun, there are a few serious considerations when applying learned techniques to the real world.

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Best Scuba Diving in Malta
Dive Locations In the Water

Best Scuba Diving in Malta

The warm, clear water surrounding the Maltese Islands is easily accessible from all of Europe. Here are our picks for the best scuba diving in Malta.

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New stuff

Fiji Siren Lost at Sea

In a still-developing story, Worldwide Dive and Sail has confirmed that the Fiji Siren has been lost at sea, luckily with no loss of life.
by Rebecca Strauss
Wakatobi Dive Resort

Top of the Reef at Wakatobi Dive Resort

You don’t need to go deep at Wakatobi Dive Resort to see something spectacular.
by Guest Author

Shearwater Landing on Deepblu Connect

Leading Innovative Tech Diving Company becomes the Third to Integrate
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dive against debris

What is Dive Against Debris?

Diving against debris not only has the obvious positive effects for marine life and our ocean but is also now helping drive policy changes for a cleaner future.
by Hayley-Jo Carr