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Mares Scuba Explorer 8-12yrs BCD Jacket

The Mares Explorer 8-12yrs BCD Jacket, The Explorer children's BCD is designed for children aged 8 to 12, The Explorer jacket is equipped with two convenient VELCRO®brand pockets. It comes with a special smaller size back panel.

To make diving comfortable for young divers, two convenient back ballast pockets are available to attach to the tank strap, The Explorer BCD for children has special pockets for the pressure gauge and octopus, The tank strap is shorter than standard in order to be able to use a small tank.

Classic Bladder:

Air-cell enveloping diver on the sides and back. High lift capacity and very comfortable position on the surface characterize this bladder design.

Ergo Inflator:

The standard inflation and deflation control device used in sanctioned training programs. Intuitive use and secure grip.


  • Special backrest for children
  • 2 VELCRO®brand pockets designed for octopus and pressure gauge
  • Optional Trim Weight system to fit on the tank strap
  • One size fits all from 8 to 12 years thanks to the special adjustment system
  • Uniquely designed tank strap to be shorter and adaptable to smaller tank sizes
  • Thrust: 8.3Kg
  • Weight: 1,8kg (Size 3XS)
  • Material: Cordura®420
  • Backpack: Monoplate
  • Heavy-Duty Technopolymer D-rings: 2
  • Bladder: Classic Bladder
  • Type: Ergo Inflator

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Our free delivery offer will be automatically added once your cart total reaches £300.00 or above (*Cylinders & Compressors excluded). We prefer to ship via Royal Mail & Parcelforce within the UK, Scotland Mainland & Wales but if you require an alternate delivery method please contact us.

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England Mainland delivery on all orders under £300.00

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Additional charges may be needed for certain locations, for example Scotland Highlands, Islands and Ireland.

*Please Note: Cylinders and compressors are excluded from this offer because of the higher weights.

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  • RRP £254.00
  • OUR PRICE £215.00

Tags: Mares, Explorer, BCD