Mares S.p.A.
IndustryDiving equipment manufacturer
Founded1949 (1949) at Rapallo, Liguria 74 years ago
FounderLudovico Mares
Area served

Mares is a manufacturer of scuba equipment. Founded in 1949 by Ludovico Mares in Rapallo, Italy, the company initially made diving masks and spearguns. It has since expanded to become one of the largest scuba manufacturers, having merged with US manufacturer Dacor.[1]


The Mares product range includes the following products:[2]

In 2019 Mares entered the rebreather market with the launch of the Horizon.[3]


  1. ^ "Mission - Mares Corporate - Mares - just add water". Mares. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  2. ^ "Regulators - Mares - just add water". Mares. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. ^ "A new dive era is here...the Mares HORIZON! • Mares - Scuba Diving Blog". Mares - Scuba Diving Blog. 2019-01-21. Retrieved 2020-02-09.