Scubapro Go: Key Features and Benefits
The Scubapro Go BCD is an all-around jacket style BC that is popular with divers who want a quality BCD that is also lightweight for traveling. Below are also a few features we think make this Go BCD stand out from other on the market.
Durable and Lightweight Construction
The Scubapro Go is made with a durable Nylon 210 denier fabric that can withstand wear and tear. This is a quality material that will last you many years of diving. While being very durable, is still very lightweight coming in just under eight pounds. This makes it perfect for traveling divers who don’t want to lug a heavy BC around with them.
Fold Easy For Traveling
This is because it has a soft backplate that is to fold and pack away in its own traveling bag. Although it has a soft backplate there are two tank bands to keep the dive tank secure and stable on your back.
Easy Accessible Dump Valves
It also comes with 3 dump valves, which include 2 overpressure and relief dump valves, as well as 1 cable-activated pull dump valve. This makes adjusting the level of inflation with the Scubapro GO BCD extremely easy and is situated to make them very easy to reach at a moment’s notice.
Well-padded for a Comfortable Fit
The Go BCD is designed to be comfortable to wear even when fully loaded with gear. This is not only due to the lightweight design but also due to how it is constructed. It comes with a well-padded back panel and fully adjustable waist, chest, and shoulder straps.
Simple Weight Integrated
The integrated weight system on the Scubapro Go BCD is simple and efficient. The quick-release integrated weight pouches ditch easily and securely with low-profile squeeze buckles. This makes it easy to add or remove weights as needed while keeping them securely in place.
31.5 lbs/13.3kg Size:MD
3 Over Pressurize Valves
Number of Pockets
Number of D Ring
Our Rating: Scubapro Go BCD
Below is our rating of the Scubapro Go BCD. We take into account several factors when making our recommendations, including:
The Scubapro Go BCD is a jacket-style travel BCD that is comfortable and stable at depth. It is also lightweight and easy to pack, yet still full-featured to be used for local diving in warm to temperate waters..
Plenty of lift, especially for a BC that's designed for traveling. Great weight capacity for recreational diving, especially in the warm water of the tropics, but no trip pocket. However, it might be too basic for more technical and cold water diving
Ease of use
The Go is easy to use with its well-placed dump valves and integrated weight system. Zipper Pockets are easily accessible and keep items secure. The hinged inflator button allows you to be precise when adding air to the BC.
The Scubapro Go BCD is very fairly priced for all the features and quality you get. It is on the higher end of the price range but is worth the investment.
What We Like?
Some things we liked about the Scubapro GO BCD are:
Durable yet lightweight construction – The Scubapro Go BCD is designed to be lightweight weighing only 5.6 lb/2.54 kg dry. While being lightweight it’s still very durable and should last you many years of diving.
Easy to fold and pack for traveling – The Go BCD has a soft backplate which makes it easy to fold and pack away in its own traveling bag.
Comfortable even when fully loaded with gear – The Scubapro Go BCD is designed to be comfortable with its well-padded back panel and fully adjustable waist, chest, and shoulder straps.
Hinged inflator button– This allows you to be precise when adding air to the BC with minimal effort, making it easier to use.
Simple and efficient integrated weight system – The integrated weight system is simple to use with quick-release integrated weight pouches. The low-profile squeeze buc
What We Don’t Like?
Some things we didn’t like about the Scubapro GO BCD are:
The integrated weight system is a bit basic – The integrated weight system is not as advanced as some of the other BCs on the market.
No trip pockets – There are no trip pockets, which can come in handy to get the proper balance when diving.
Too Basic for more advanced diving – The Scubapro Go BCD is designed for recreational diving in warm water. It might be too basic for more technical and cold water diving
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The Scubapro Go BCD is designed to be comfortable with its well-padded back panel and fully adjustable waist, chest, and shoulder straps.
The Scubapro Go BCD is designed for recreational diving in warm water. It might be too basic for more technical and cold water diving.
The Scubapro Go BCD weighs only 5.6 lbs/2.54 kg dry.
The Bottom Line
Overall, the Scubapro Go BC is a great choice for divers who want a lightweight and comfortable BC that can be used for warm water diving. It has an easy-to-use integrated weight system and plenty of lift making it ideal for recreational divers.
Although it might be too basic for more advanced diving, the Scubapro Go BCD is still a great option for those looking for an all-around BC. If you’re in the market for a new BC, we highly recommend considering the Scubapro Go.