High and low water at Torquay on the day of the competition (19 September) will be as follows: -

HW 08:30

LW 14:18

Tidal Range: 5m (Springs)

Slacks: 06:30 and 12:30 (approx)


Torbay Council operates nearly 40 car parks in Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. Details can be found at the following website: -


Charges will apply to all car parks unless otherwise stipulated by the Council.

Air fills

Air fills will be available from Torbay BSAC on the day of the competition from our compressor room on Beacon Quay, Torquay Harbour from 9:00 until 15:00. The compressor is ‘O2’ clean, but Nitrox will not be available.

There will be no charge for air fills but a donation will be warmly welcome.

Commercial air fills are available from:

The Spearfishing store, 371 Torquay Rd, Paignton TQ3 2BT, Tel: 01803 523023

Teign Dive Centre, Quay Road, Teignmouth TQ14 8ER, Tel: 01626 773965

Camera rinsing facilities 

Cameras may be rinsed at the club's Compressor Room in Torquay Harbour if required. It will not be possible to provide rinsing facilities at other sites during the day and competitors are invited to make their own arrangements as may be needed.

Owners of equipment are solely responsible for it and Torbay BSAC accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to equipment whilst it is being rinsed in the rinsing facilities mentioned above, or kept in club facilities.


Torbay, Brixham and Paignton have no shortage of pubs, cafes and shops.
Don’t eat too much during the day as a meal will be served at the evening event (subject to Coronavirus social distancing regulations)!

Contact information

A member of Torbay BSAC will be available to contact from 08:00 until 20:00 on the evening before the competition on the following number... 

Phone number to be confirmed

Members of the Club will also be available at the club’s compressor room at Torquay Harbour throughout the day of the competition.

Check our Facebook page for updates during the day of the competition.


Our Address

Torbay BSAC
Unit 0008
Beacon Quay