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Richard Devanney

About Richard

Richard Devanney is a TDI instructor currently freelancing. He has just spent 3 months leading OC and CC decompression divers in Truk Lagoon. Prior to that he managed dive centres in Iceland, and a tech centre in Thailand.  You can contact him through his Facebook page.

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Decompression Theory Pt 4

You loved the first three parts of our decompression theory articles so, we're excited to give you part 4. Richard Devanney will walk you through part four of his decompression series focused on layperson terms breaking down the tips and tricks.
April 11, 2018/by Brittany Bozik
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Getting to Grips with Narcosis

Do you know what happens when you push the limits too far? What you're risking? Is it truly worth it? Narcosis isn't something to joke around with. We're taking a deeper look into it and handing out the facts on why you should always dive to your certification and stay well within your limits.
August 2, 2017/by brittany hadfield
Gas Switch Roulette

Gas Switch Roulette

If you learn a thorough gas switching method and then get complacent or think you know better, normalisation of deviance will eventually catch up with you and you are risking your life.
January 3, 2017/by SDI/TDI/ERDI

Decompression Theory Part 3- Bubble Counters

A big selling point of technical diving is that there is always more to learn, absorb, practice and challenge oneself with.
October 10, 2016/by SDI/TDI/ERDI
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Decompression Theory – Part 2

The first section of this series on decompression theory attempted to describe the processes that determine how our bodies on and off-gas. This article continues on that theme and goes into a little more detail about what factors govern the amount and rate of on and off-gassing.
September 7, 2016/by jamescouncill
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Decompression Theory – Part 1

There is a common misconception within the recreational diving community that decompression theory is a well understood process.
August 10, 2016/by jamescouncill

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