A robust and comfortable back flotation jacket that integrates numerous performance features to deliver outstanding comfort and easy handling. The Seahawk BC is a recent, award-winning addition to Scubapro's family of dynamic, comfortable back flotation jackets. The Seahawk allows excellent freedom of movement, excellent swimming position, and provides plenty of storage, a great choice for dive masters and instructors. Back flotation technology positions air bladder in the back, providing exceptional freedom of movement around chest and shoulders. Streamlined air cell technology and automatic volume control of air cell through compression straps provide a low profile throughout the dive. Rotating Quick Release shoulder buckles and adjustable shoulder straps, adjustable sternum strap and waist strap with cummerbund all improve fit. All these straps are equipped with squeeze-style" quick release buckles for easy donning and doffing.
Soft neoprene neck roll and plush back pad provide skin-friendly padding. Ergonomic harness incorporates anatomically-shaped components to allow for even load distribution. Quick-release integrated weight system offers more comfort and convenience. Pouches accommodate 12lb (5.5kg) each. Two rear trim pockets counterbalance front weights and provide a well-balanced swimming position with 10lbs (4.54kg) capacity. Built-to-last from 1000-denier nylon outer bladder and 420-denier nylon inner, with urethane laminate interior and radio frequency (RF) welded seams for maximum resistance to punctures and abrasion. The BCD provides 54lbs (24.5kg) of lift in all sizes.
For proper buoyancy control the Seahawk BCD comes standard with Scubapro's AIR2 Breathable Inflator and has a 3-dump deflation system that enables divers to dump air from a variety of underwater positions. In the up-right position you can use either the left-or-right shoulder pull-dumps with the right shoulder pull cord or the left shoulder integrated cable activated power inflator shoulder dump. When inverted in the water the lower right rear pull dump can facilitate buoyancy trim. Storage and attachment of accessory items is easy with the two large zippered cargo pockets, knife attachment grommets and 4-pre-bent and 2 standard stainless steel D-rings. The Seahawk weighs 8.0lbs to 8.43lbs (3.62kg to 3.82kg) depending on sizes. BCD comes with a 3/8" threaded low pressure quick-disconnect hose, owner's manual, is black in color and is covered by a 24 month limited warranty.
Seahawk BCD comes equipped with Scubapro's AIR2 Breathable Inflator. When you took dive lessons you learned to perform specific skills to make you safe and comfortable underwater and at the surface. One of those skills was buoyancy control. Once you start diving for fun you use your buoyancy control devise constantly throughout the dive. Your octopus or alternate air source devise on the other hand is never used unless there is an emergency out-of-air situation. Reacting properly in an out of air situation can make the difference between an eventful dive and a tragedy. If your alternate air source and your BCD inflator devise are one and the same you will always know where to find it in an emergency. AIR2 is more than a simple inflator. Its components design takes advantage from the best regulator technology to guarantee maximum efficiency and reliability. As an inflator AIR2 provides perfect pressure control for a great buoyancy management. Ergonomic shape makes it easy-to-handle in any circumstances and it can be emptied by simply pressing the exhaust button.
AIR2's air balanced power inflator provides smooth and reliable inflation at all tank pressures. Single hose configuration eliminates the need for a separate alternate air source. Fixed VIVA flow vane for safe and uncomplicated use one-hand operation for instinctive and simple operation the self-flushing mechanism requires just one push on the purge to clear away all dirt. The AIR2 uses a classic downstream valve for less maintenance and reliability. The housing is a precision molded carbon fiber and techno-polymer impact resistant design that weighs 6.7 oz (190 g). The AIR2 comes with a 3/8" threaded 27.56" (70 cm) high-flow low-pressure hose; owner's manual and is covered by a limited lifetime warranty.
This product has a limited warranty of 12 months.
|Cummerbund Circumference (in)||30-38||32-40||38-46||42-52||50-60|
|Primary Weight Capacity (lbs/kgs)||24/11||24/11||24/11||24/11||24/11|
|Trim weight Capacity (lbs/kgs)||10/4.5||10/4.5||10/4.5||10/4.5||10/4.5|
|Product Weight w/ BPI (lbs/kgs)||8.0/3.62||8.16/3.7||8.21/3.72||8.42/3.81||8.43/3.82|
|Product Weight w/ Air 2 (lbs/kgs)||8.25/3.74||8.42/3.81||8.46/3.83||8.67/3.93||8.69/3.94|