Updated May 31, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Buoyancy Compensators

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in October of 2016. Although scuba diving is one of the most relaxing and enjoyable sports around, it can still be dangerous if you don't have the right equipment. These buoyancy compensators offer a more reliable and significantly more comfortable method of keeping you down and bringing you back up again than the average resort rental unit. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best buoyancy compensator on Amazon.

10. Cressi Travelight

9. Sherwood Avid CQR-3

8. Zeagle Ranger

7. Genesis Drift

6. Tusa Liberator Sigma II

5. Cressi Aquaride Pro

4. Scubapro Litehawk

3. Zeagle Stiletto

2. Cressi Start

1. Scubapro Knighthawk with Air II

Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on May 31, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

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