RCGS Ambassador: Rick Stanley
Rick, through his passion for adventure, has spent the last twenty-five years delivering great experiences while protecting and preserving the culture, history, heritage and nature that Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer. Rick is an expedition leader, cave diver and instructor for PADI and has guided many guests and professional photographers and cinematographers to explore the coastal communities and cold water off Newfoundland. This includes diving the many shipwrecks, taking expeditions around icebergs and viewing marine fish and wildlife such as the humpback whale. Rick has stepped foot on or been along the entire coast of Newfoundland and Labrador while leading these world class expeditions. Rick, along with his wife Debbie and Ocean Quest family, has won multiple awards, the most cherished are the Sustainable Tourism Awards for Canada in 2005 and again in 2021. Rick is and has been a member of numerous tourism industry boards and is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and The Explorers Club.