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Beuchat International, known as Beuchat, is a company that designs, manufactures and markets underwater equipment. It was established in 1934 in Marseille, France, by Mr. Georges Beuchat, descendant of a Swiss watchmaking family.
Georges Beuchat was an underwater pioneer and the co-founder of the French Underwater Federation in 1948. During its 75 year history, the company has gone by several different names such as: "Pêche Sport", "Tarzan", "Beuchat", "Beuchat Sub" and "Beuchat International".
Georges Beuchat sold the company in 1982 to the Alvarez de Toledo family and is now owned by the Margnat family who took over in 2002. Beuchat is an international company. From the outset Georges Beuchat branched beyond France and began to sell product worldwide. In the 70's he created the Beuchat swordfish logo, which can still be found on every product.
Beuchat currently has 3 core ranges:
Since establishment, Beuchat has led the world in the manufacturer of spearfishing equipment, and has gained numerous National and International titles with competitors such as Pedro Carbonell, Sylvain Pioch, Pierre Roy, Ghislain Guillou and Vladimir Dokuchajev.
The Scubapro logo: "S" was adapted from the Beuchat "Souplair" regulator.