Debra Anne

Deb is a divemaster with Severntec Diving.

“In 2016 it was a promise to my son that we would look into diving. Age twenty, I had a try dive whilst studying at Bradford Uni, followed by a holiday dive in Kenya. Since then I had not dived.

“So, we joined BSAC in Shrewsbury and my journey began. After a year, I wasn’t progressing as much as I wanted and after several recommendations I was introduced to Kev Murphy and RAID.

Deb, Kev and Blake at Capernwray

“Open water 20 ensued and I qualified at Capernwray – from there I was hooked. I never knew UK diving existed within inland quarries and from here, I became acquainted with other inland dive sites. Advanced 35 was calling…

Deb, training in the Severntec classroom.

“UK coastal dives and trips to Egypt have been fantastic, all aided by RAID e-learning and great one-to-one instruction. In Malta, I qualified with Deep 40 and back in the UK, Divemaster.

“And still, the journey continues…”

At a Severntec pool session.