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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
Undersuit for Your Drysuit
Exposure Suit

Choosing an Undersuit for Your Drysuit

Choosing an undersuit for your drysuit requires careful selection to keep you snug and warm. What should you look for?

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Diving Ascent Methods
In the Water Training

Diving Ascent Methods and Decompression Stress

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?

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Technical Diving in Malta
Dive Locations In the Water Travel

Technical Diving in Malta

Recreational diving in Malta offers warm water, great visibility and accessibility for many divers. But the technical diving in Malta is just as impressive.

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Exposure Suit In the Water Training

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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New stuff
Undersuit for Your Drysuit

Choosing an Undersuit for Your Drysuit

Choosing an undersuit for your drysuit requires careful selection to keep you snug and warm. What should you look for?
by Richard Devanney
Dive with Grey Nurse Sharks

Top Five Places to Dive with Grey Nurse Sharks in NSW Australia

Here are our picks for the top five places to dive with grey nurse sharks in New South Wales, Australia
by Guest Author
ocean’s fastest animals

The Ocean’s Fastest Animals

Like the cheetah on land, some marine animals are capable of reaching impressive speeds. What are the ocean’s fastest animals?
by Guest Author Lauren Feather
Paralenz

What Makes Paralenz the Best Underwater Action Camera for Divers?

The Paralenz Dive Camera was one of 2017’s biggest innovations in underwater videography. What makes it so special?
by Press Release