Mares Dive Equipment
The Mares motto is “Enjoy diving with advanced performance through superior technology”. Mares have dive gear to suit all your needs, whether they be recreational, tec, freediving and more.
Founder Ludovico Mares was born in the seafront city of Pula, Croatia in 1898. He was the son of an Austrian ship mechanic and during World War I became a diver for the Austrian Royal Navy. Following the war, he was involved in many submarine recoveries and became a diving instructor. It was around this point in his life -at just age 21- he made his first mask from a car tyre inner tube! Read more on our blog.