BEUCHAT, Georges

France (1910-1992)

Last updated: March 9, 2017 at 16:45 pm

Dive equipment manufacturing pioneer; founded the Beuchat Society in Marseilles in 1934; inventor; credited with the invention of the surface buoy (1948), the first underwater camera housing (1950), the first isothermic wetsuit (1953), and the first vented fins (Jetfins, 1964).

Honours and Awards:

Exportation Award (France, 1961)

Website(s):

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