BSAC’S Try Tech is coming to Chepstow, with the event expanded to four days over the late May Bank Holiday weekend.

Following the success of Try Techs at Stoney Cove and Vobster last year, Try Tech will be held on 25th to 28th May at NDAC (the National Diving and Activity Centre) in Chepstow. The event is open to BSAC members and non-members, see booking information below.

Get a flavour of what to expect by watching the 2017 BSAC Try Tech Event video. Filming and production by Dory Video.

Have a go at Technical diving

Try Tech events are ideal for divers thinking of moving over to CCR or rebreather divers looking to have a go on another unit. Rebreather units available for the sessions include AP, Poseidon, Liberty and Red Bare.

Book your place now

Places are available Friday 25th to Monday 28th May, AM and PM slots. 

To book your place please email with your prefered day and time and we'll get in touch to explain about units available and what to expect from the event. Alternatively, please call us Monday - Friday (9am- 5:30pm) on 0151 350 6201.

Cost for 'Try Tech' session

BSAC members £60 (and £25 to have a go on a second unit)

Non-BSAC members £70 (and £35 to have a go on a second unit)

Technical courses available over the Try Tech weekend

The Chepstow event is expected to be a sell-out. The expanded timetable also includes Combined Skill Development Courses run by the Try Tech team;

Combined Twinset Diver and Accelerated Decompression Procedures (ADP) - Diver grade needed: Sports Diver (or equivalent with a Nitrox qualification).

Combined Sports and Explorer Mixed Gas Open Circuit - Diver grade needed: ADP

Combined Sports and Explorer Mixed Gas Closed Circuit - Diver grade needed: CCR air diluent qualification

Also planned are evening talks by BSAC’s Technical Team and a Saturday / Sunday night BBQ.

BSACs Technical Lead, Mike Rowley said Try Tech was catering for a growing interest in rebreather diving - 

Our Chepstow event is the next step to expanding the idea across the BSAC network. We’re really looking forward to meeting even more CCR-curious at NDAC as well as those wanting to do combined technical courses over the Bank Holiday weekend!

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