Mares Prestige SLS Scuba Diving BCD

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Mares Prestige SLS Scuba Diving BCD

Mares Prestige SLS BCD is a very tough and durable Buoyancy Jacket with loads of all round lift, a new and updated inflator system, second generation integrated SLS weight pocket system.

The Prestige SLS BL BCD from Mares incorporates their years of experience and technology into a top quality BCD that caters to all divers from beginner to Instructor and from the occasional holidaying diver to the more experienced UK diver.

Mares Classic bladder design used in the Mares Prestige SLS BCD is constructed from hard wearing Cordura material and features a heavier weight fabric for the pocket areas and a lighter weight fabric around the bladder to reduce the overall weight. The harness has been re-modelled in the shoulder and chest areas for a more comfortable fit. There is a swivel joint on the quick release shoulder buckles for a more natural fit.

The sides of this BCD feature the SLS integrated weight system and a large zipped pocket that expands towards the back of the BCD to provide a very high volume storage pocket. The integrated weight system hgas a simple pull to release locking mechanism for a secure fit into the slots. BCD sizes small and below can accommodate 4kg of weight in each pocket, medium and above BCDs can take up to 6kg each. The left hand pocket also features grommet holes for a BCD knife.

Lower profile design of the Ergo inflator and the deflation dumps. The full rigid backplate is covered with a cordura lined padded backpad for improved shock absorption and a grab handle at the top of the backpad to help with lifting once a cyclinder is installed.

Mares Prestige SLS Scuba Diving BCD Features

  • Excellent lift capacity
  • Classic Bladder - Air-cell enveloping diver on the sides and back. High lift capacity, comfortable position on the surface.
  • Ergo Inflator - Mares' standard inflate and deflate control device used in sanctioned training programs. Award winning design, intuitive and easy to use.
  • Light, strong and durable denier 420
  • Improved fit: Swiveling buckles, shoulders, low-cut aircell
  • SLS integrated weight system
  • 3-dimensional zippered self-draining pockets
  • 2 rear trim weight pockets
  • Reduced weight: Travel friendly
  • Material: Cordura®420 / Cordura®420
  • Rings: 2 x Stainless Steel D-rings, 4 x Heavy Duty Technopolymer D-rings
  • Backpack: Monoplate
  • Weight: Size Large 3.8kg/8.6lbs.
  • Lift Capacity: XS: 120N (12.2kg/27lbs), S: 130N (13.8kg/30lbs), M: 150N (16kg/35lbs), L: 180N (18.3kg/38lbs).

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We reserve the right to collate multiple orders into one delivery if going to the same address. We are unable to split orders/deliveries if any one item in an order is not available from stock, indicated by 'Despatch due date / Awaiting stock / Stock expected'. So we would usually despatch an order once complete as/when all the items are available from stock to send as one parcel.


We hope you are completely satisfied with your purchase but any Christmas Gift purchases from Saturday 21st October 2023 which are unsuitable may be returned for exchange or refund, when received by 13th January 2024

Please email or phone us on 01736 751066 for a RETURNS AUTHORISATION NUMBER before sending the goods. Do please click here for all the details

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