ScubaLab 2012 Gear of the Year: Cressi Aquaride Elite BCThis year’s undisputed favorite jacket-style BC, the redesigned and reasonably priced Aquaride Elite took both Testers’ Choice and Best Buy honors. A well-built BC, it offers excellent padding yet virtually no inherent buoyancy — a huge plus when trying to minimize ballast weight. It is comfortable in the water and stable too. The Lock Aid integrated-weight system is one of the best designs in the business.
MSRP $468.55 INFO cressi.com