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The Mares Prime is ideal for those who are looking to start diving. This BCD is a great to get started for beginners, as this BCD provides an excellent fit and amazing buoyancy. This strong and durable BCD is made from denier 420, making it hard wearing and long lasting.

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The Mares Prime is ideal for those who are looking to start diving. This BCD is a great to get started for beginners, as this BCD provides an excellent fit and amazing buoyancy. This strong and durable BCD is made from denier 420, making it hard wearing and long lasting.

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Mares Prime BCD

The Mares Prime is ideal for those who are looking to start diving. This BCD is a great to get started for beginners, as this BCD provides an excellent fit and amazing buoyancy. This strong and durable BCD is made from denier 420, making it hard wearing and long lasting.

Not only does this BCD provide a comfortable fit and great buoyancy but it also has storage for an octopus and pressure gauge, there is also 2 large cargo pockets. This is a great feature as your equipment is out the way until you need it, so you can focus on your amazing surroundings.

This Mares BCD provides comfort where it is important most. This includes a Monoplate backpack which stops the weight of the tank becoming uncomfortable, this is to help you enjoy your dive in comfort without letting heavy equipment affect you.

This is a standard BCD but can be upgraded to include an integrated weight system. This BCD does not include weight pockets but they can be added to this BCD at a later day. The Mares Prime BCD standard version is lightweight and is extremely comfortable and easy to move around.

Key Benefits

  • Great For Beginners - The new Mares Prime BCD is great for those who want to start up diving. This is due to how lightweight it is and it only features the standard features that you will need to begin with. This BCD can also be upgradeable, so you don't have to worry about buying another one once you are out of the beginner stage.
  • Denier 420 Material - This BCD is constructed of 420 denier which is long-lasting and is one of the features which makes the new Prime so lightweight.
  • Standard BCD - The Mares Prime is a standard BCD which has all the essentials you need from a BCD. This can be upgraded to include integrated weight system.
  • Excellent Buoyancy & Fit - This BCD comes in 5 different sizes which means that there is a size to fit most divers. This BCD provides great buoyancy which is an essential feature for a good standard BCD.
  • Lightweight - The Mares Prime BCD only weighs as little as 2.5kg which is very light, the compact design and the soft monoplate backpack along with the lightweight design makes this a great piece of dive equipment.
  • Durable - Thanks to the 420 denier material this BCD is long lasting whilst being lightweight. Although this is suitable for beginners it can be upgraded, so Mares has made this BCD to last through your diving experiences.
  • Storage - This BCD includes storage for an octopus and a pressure gauge. This is a great feature as it will stop the equipment getting in the way, so you can enjoy your dive without worrying about keeping your equipment in place.
  • Monoplate Backpack - The Mares Prime BCD includes a monoplate backpack which stops the tank on the divers back from becoming uncomfortable. The monoplate backpack provides padding between the divers back and the tank.
  • 2 Large Cargo Pockets - This is extra pockets to carry other equipment in, making this BCD perfect for keeping equipment out the way and secure in a pocket whilst diving.
  • Upgradeable Integrated Weight System - This BCD does not include weights as it comes as a standard BCD. This does not mean that you can’t add weights when needed, as you can upgrade so this BCD includes a integrated weight system.

Who is Mares Prime BCD for?

The new Mares Prime BCD is for beginner divers who are looking to start off diving adventures. This standard BCD includes all the essential features that a beginner diver would need. Not only is a great beginner BCD but the Prime also is lightweight and fits great, this is key when diving as you want to enjoy the underwater world in comfort. The Prime can be upgraded to include integrated weight system, this is a key benefit as it then comes more than just a beginners BCD but an all round great BCD which can be used by any diver. This is a perfect piece of equipment for those looking for comfortable, long lasting and lightweight BCD which delivers a comfortable stable ride at depth.

Who are Mares?

Mares has become a worldwide leader in the distribution and manufacturing of state-of-the-art diving equipment, and continually sets new industry standards. With this comes a range of fantastic diving products for all levels of experience and skill.

Size Chart


 SizeHeight (cm)Weight (kg)Chest (cm)Hips (cm)
XXS <165 <55 <95 67 - 90
XS <165 <55 <95 70 - 94
S 160 - 175 50 - 70 85 - 105 70 - 94
M 165 - 180 60 - 80 95 - 115 85 - 112
L 170 - 185 70 - 90 105 - 120 96 - 112
XL >180 >80 >110 108 - 136


 SizeHeight (ft/in)Weight (lbs)Chest (in)Hips (in)
XXS <5' 5" <121 <37 26 - 35
XS <5' 5" <121 <37 28 - 37
S 5' 3" - 5' 9" 110 - 154 33 - 41 28 - 37
M 5' 5" - 5' 11" 132 - 176 37 - 45 33 - 44
L 5' 7" - 6' 1" 154 - 198 41 - 47 38 - 44
XL >5' 11" >176 >43 42 - 52
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