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Founded in 1978 by Hugues Dessault, world champion spearfishing and inventor of the first long palm hunting, our company specializes in the manufacture of diving equipment, apnea and spearfishing for individuals and professionals (fishermen, firefighters, military). Our famous workshop, located in the south of France, manufacture any standard or custom-made suits and mastered the production of carbon fins and guns.


Our experience, expertise and reactivity (due to our local workshop) allow us to easily fit all your needs.

Our suits are made from the best materials and from our exclusive cut. All models are available in 19 sizes (men & women) or made-to-measure. We can retouch, repair and customize all our suits.

All our products are tested by the best specialists, and are continuously updated.


1963: H Dessault becomes world champion in spearfishing

1976: Invention of the first removable fin, chosen by Luc Besson in “The Big Blue”

1978: Creation of the company which benefits from all the ingenuity of H. Dessault, a pioneer in the manufacture of diving equipment

2003: Creation of the distribution network, in France and overseas

2009: BWC took over the business and adds distribution of complementary brands

2013:  35 years of French class and quality already !


Used by Jean Reno, Gerard Depardieu, or the famous freedivers Umberto Pelizzari and Pierre Frolla, Dessault equipment is now worn by thousands of athletes, rescue or military.

This year, freediving and snorkeling will be featured by the specific range Elementa, highly  awaited.