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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
Many divers simply call the gas in their tank “oxygen” or “air” without really knowing what it’s made of. What’s the difference between scuba diving gas mixes?
Training In the Water

The Difference Between Scuba Diving Gas Mixes

Many divers simply call the gas in their tank “oxygen” or “air” without really knowing what it’s made of. What’s the difference between scuba diving gas mixes?

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John Scott Haldane
History In the Water

Pioneers of Diving: John Scott Haldane

Scuba diving as we know it resulted from the efforts of many pioneering individuals. In this series of articles, we’ll highlight a number of their contributions.

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dive spool
Training

How to Set Up and Store a Dive Spool

The dive spool is one of the diver’s most useful pieces of equipment, but it’s often set up and stored improperly. What’s the best way to take care of your dive spool?

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Dive Locations

Best Scuba Diving in Iceland

Iceland is home to stunning landscapes, glaciers, mountains and lakes — and some of the world’s best cold-water diving. Here are our picks for the best scuba diving in Iceland.

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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
by Press Release
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