Aqua Lung Ocean Pack Deluxe Mesh Backpack
We all know that a wet gear needs to be promptly dried out so as not to warrant corrosion from exposure to salt water. This and more is exactly what the Ocean Pack Mesh Backpack from Aqua Lung delivers to its users. In this detailed Aqua Lung Ocean Pack Deluxe Mesh Backpack review, we will be examining this dynamic bag in its totality to reveal the functions and quality embedded in it.
This Ocean Pack-Deluxe mesh bag from Aqua Lung is a super backpack that is perfect for packing your diving gears to and from your dive locations. The mesh designs on the bag are included so as to warrant a fast-dry effect on your gears after each dive. By this, you are rest assured that your expensive scuba diving gears are doubly protected: from corrosion dues to the fats dry effect of the mesh bag and from damage or breakage because of the quality protective fabric of the bag itself.
It poses as an easy and comfortable way of transporting your scuba diving gears because of the plenty rooms that it has for storing all your needed diving kits without causing any scratch on them. The bag itself is made from tested and trusted durable ballistic nylon which guarantees the needed protection for your kits. Then, it also has a heavy duty rubber coated mesh that serves to drain the water from your freshly packed gears.
For its zipper, the Oceanic Pack-Deluxe mesh bag has a YK tooth zipper which has an anatomic zipper pull extenders combined with padded backpack straps with adjustable sternum straps. For easier carriage, the bag has a soft foam spine pad to cushion the effect of carrying on your spine. Combine this with its neoprene back pad, and you will have the most comfortable backpack carriage in any scuba diving bag.
It has an elastic drawstring closure with barrel locks and a full-length side zipper that allows you to easily store your kits in the bag and access it with as much ease when you need to retrieve them. For miscellaneous and sundry things that you need to carry along to your dive site like keys, pen, and any other things, there is a front pocket that has a large zippered enclosure to protect and keep such items safely tucked away.
In case you don’t want to strap the bag to your back, Aqua Lung has designed a soft rubber side handle for a comfortable carrying around. At the base of the bag, you have a heavy-duty vinyl covered bottom that has drain grommets. These grommets help to drain out any amount of water that is still left trapped at the bottom of the bag from your wet gears.
In measurement, the Ocean Pack-Deluxe Mesh Backpack has a volume of some 5,859 cubic inches of internal capacity, i.e. 96 liters. In dimension, the bag is 28 inches by 15.5 inches by 13.5 inches i.e. 71.1cm by 39.4cm by 34.3cm. With this dimensional measurement, you can conveniently pack your wetsuit, fins, and any other needed accessories into the bag and still have space for some more.
The heavy duty rubber coated mesh and vinyl bottom with drain grommets allow your gear to breathe promoting fast drying. You can dip the whole back in the rinse tank to clean your equipment and let it drip dry faster while still stowed in the bag.
1680 Denier Ballistic Nylon, Heavy Duty Rubber Coated Mesh, Vinyl, Elastic
Adjustable, Padded Shoulder Straps w/Sternum Strap, Side Padded Grab Handle
Total Measurement in Inches and cm
28 inches by 15.5 inches by 13.5 inches (71.1cm by 39.4cm by 34.3cm)
Volume in Cubic Inches and Liters
5859 Cubic Inches (96 liters)
Bag Weight (when empty)
2.6 lbs. (1.2kg)
YKK Zippers, Drawstring
- Heavy-Duty Backpack, Reinforced Ballistic Nylon
- Designed to Carry Complete Set of Gear
- 1680 Denier Ballistic Nylon with Heavy-Duty Rubber Coated Mesh
- Total Weight is 2.6 lbs. (1.2 kg)
- Heavy-Duty YKK Tooth Zipper w/Anatomic Zipper Pull Extenders
- Padded Backpack Straps w/Adjustable Sternum Strap
- Soft Foam Spine Pad and Neoprene Back Pad
- Elastic Drawstring Closure with Barrel Lock
- Full-Length Side Zipper for Easy Access to All Contents
- Large Zippered Front Pocket w/Organizer for Keys, Pens, and C-Card
- Soft Rubber Side Carry Handle
- Heavy-Duty Vinyl Bottom with Drain Grommets
- Dimensions: 28 ” x 15.5 ” x 13.5″ (71.1 cm x 39.4 cm x 34.3 cm)
- Capacity: 5,859 cu. in. (96 liters)
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Pros and Cons
- 1680D nylon and heavy duty rubber coated mesh
- Soft foam spine pad and neoprene back pad
- Full-length zipper for easy access
- Allows rinsing and quick drying of gear
- Front pocket with organizer
- Not too big for carrying large diving gears with other small ones
For divers who desire a compact and well-styled dive bag that is capable of delivering that excellent haulage experience for all the needed dive gears, then the Aqua Lung Ocean Pack-Deluxe Mesh Backpack is a good option