The Mares Dragon Jacket Style BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets is tightly tailored to reduce drag, placing much of the air cell around the tank. The air cell is contoured to greatly minimize the feeling of the bladder underneath your arms, and gives comfortable surface flotation. All that ergonomics and still has a lift of 20 kg (44 lb) in size large.
Innovative protective buoyancy cover material: Superior combination of 3D Alutex net adds protection, abrasion resistant, with a smooth shield fabric covering. The air cell is made of durable 420 Cordura denier. The Mechanical Release System (MRS Plus), Mares evolution of the first mechanical weight system introduced to the market, incorporating a newly designed buckle system, one pull movement to release your weights. Ergonomically shaped pockets to form to your waist, with large, zippered opening allows for easier insertion of weights. Maximum load of 6 kg (13 lb) with most sizes. Inside Velcro to section the pocket in case you don't use the full capacity.
The Mares Dragon MRS Plus has two rear trim weight pockets holding up to 4.5 kg (10 lb) total. These pockets are positioned in the lower part of the BCD for better upright body efficiency at the surface, and a more streamlined profile. Back Protection System (BPS Plus) patented dual position lumbar capability. Heavily padded in either position, you can double the padding for increased lumbar support or extend the length of the padding depending on body shape for ultimate pre-dive comfort.
Smart D-ring position with large AISI 304 stainless steel rings, 2 bent: 2 upper and 2 lower that are positioned intelligently within your downward vision also functioning as leverage while inserting the weight pockets. Comfort is paramount with the Mares Dragon with its independent harness which allows the air bladder to inflate away from the diver eliminating the crushing effect of BCD's that have fixed harnesses. Elastic cummerbund secures the BCD in place and adjusts for wetsuit compression at depth. QAS-Quick Adjust System, change the length of the cummerbund for a better customised fit. A neoprene padded collar and internal plush lining also adds comfort.
The Mares Dragon BCD comes standard with 3 Pull-Dump/Overpressure Relief 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. Activation of the valves are made easy with both the upper and lower right valves coming with pull cords and the valve incorporated into the Ergo Inflator is activated by an internal cable attached to the inflator mechanism. Inflator includes a 3/8" threaded low pressure quick disconnect hose.
With torso adjustable shoulder straps, adjustable chest and waist straps, all equipped with squeeze-style side release buckles for easy donning and doffing, two angled zippered pockets, rugged carry handle, dual position hose clip for your gauges, shaped shoulder straps adapt better to alleviate pressure on the shoulders, safety whistle and lots of lift 20 kg (44 lb) in the large size makes this one great BCD. The Mares Dragon MRS Plus BC comes in multiple sizes and an owner's manual.
Mares Dragon BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets Features
- Jacket Style BC
- 3D Alutex Protection
- MRS Plus Weight System: 6 kg (13 lb) Capacity Each Pocket (Size Large)
- Trim Pockets 4.5 kg (10 lb)
- Maximum Lift: 20 kg (44 lb), Size Large
- 2 Zippered Pockets
- Ergo Inflator with 3/8" Threaded LP Hose
- 420 Cordura Nylon/Polyurethane Construction
- Five AISI 304 Stainless Steel D-Rings
- Elastic Cummerbund
- Neoprene Padded Collar
- Interior Plush Lined
- Two Rear Quick Dump/Over-Expansion Relief Valves
- Grommets for Mares Force Knife Collection
- Adjustable Chest Strap
- Shoulder Straps Relieve Shoulder Pressure
- All Straps Equipped w/Squeeze-Style Side-Release Buckles
- Dual Position Gauge Hose Clip
- Safety Whistle
- BPS System
Mares Dragon MRS Plus BCD Size Chart
||Height (cm / ft. in.)
||Weight (kg / lb)
||Chest (cm / in.)
||Hips (cm / in.)
||<165 / 5'5"
||<55 / 121
||<95 / 37"
||70-94 / 28"-37"
||160-175 / 5'3"-5'9"
||50-70 / 110-154
||85-105 / 33"-41"
||70-94 / 28"-37"
||165-180 / 5'3"-5'11"
||60-80 / 132-176
||95-115 / 37"-45"
||85-112 / 33"-44"
||170-185 / 5'7"-6'1"
||70-90 / 154-198
||105-120 / 41"-47"
||96-112 / 38"-44"
||>180 / 5'11"
||>80 / 176
||>110 / 43"
||108-136 / 42"-52"