Mares Magellan Travel BCD

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The ultra-light Magellan BCD is the ideal travel BCD. Weighing only 2kg, it’s light enough to pack in your case when flying, while offering a considerable of lift. Constructed from tough Cordura nylon the Magellan is made to shrug off years of abuse.

The ultra-light Magellan BCD is the ideal travel BCD. Weighing only 2kg, it’s light enough to pack in your case when flying, while offering a considerable of lift. Constructed from tough Cordura nylon the Magellan is made to shrug off years of abuse.

Mares Magellan BCD

The ultra-light Magellan BCD is the ideal travel BCD. Weighing only 2kg, it’s light enough to pack in your case when flying, while offering a considerable of lift. Constructed from tough Cordura nylon the Magellan is made to shrug off years of abuse.

The Integrated quick release pockets differ in size depending on the size of the BCD providing ideal capacity, dependant on diver weight. Trim pockets can be placed on the back for improved weight distribution too!

Mares latest offers are part of a new species of BCD, designed with superior ergonomics in mind. Shoulder straps are designed to fit around the shoulders more snuggly, while providing superior support for your gear. Ultimately this provides improved comfort for both male and female divers.


  • Lightweight - Weighing only 5kg in size S/M, the Magellan BCD delivers 18.5kg of lift.
  • Robust Construction - The body of the BCD is constructed from rugged 420 Cordura Nylon with Radio welded seams ensuring long-term durability. The weight pockets are reinforced with tough polyester and ABS plastic ensuring the don’t fail, even after years of diving.
  • Simple Integrated Weight System - The Magellan features integrated weight system using quick releases for easy adjustable of weight.
  • Weight Pockets - Included weight pockets vary in size depending on the size of the BCD. XL includes two 13lbs (6kg) capacity pockets and 9lbs (4kg) for the M/L and XS/S.
  • Back Mounted Trim Weight – The Magellan allows for rear mountain weight pockets, allowing you to distribute weight around your body more evenly.
  • Large Folding Pocket - A large folding and self-draining pocket is positioned on the right side of the cumberbund to store important items.
  • Aluminum D-Rings - Two 40mm D-Rings below the weight pockets, and two 25mm D-Rings on the shoulder straps.
  • Ergonomic Design - Mares has strove to further improve the ergonomics of the Magellan to suit the needs of both male and female divers. The concave shoulder straps allow for maximum comfort and freedom of movement.
  • 3 Pull-Dump/Overpressure Relief Valves - The Magellan features 3 pull-dump valves. One incorporated into the top of the Ergo Inflator; one located on the right shoulder and a third is located on the rear lower right.

Who is the Mares Magellan BCD For?

The Magellan is the ideal travel BCD. It’s tough, feature packed and suitable for just about any situation, while the low weight might not be something you need if you only dive locally, it makes travelling to-and-from the dive site that much easier too.

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.

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