Fishtail sidemount retainer – Silent Diving LLC

Fishtail sidemount retainer

The Fishtail Side-mount Retainer

The Fishtail is the ideal method of supporting side-mount cylinders and holding them securely at their rear in position along the line of the diver’s body without either flapping together or drifting outwards. This cylinder security and positioning is maintained both in-water and outCapture d’écran 2015-02-13 à 16.49.00

Designed for Rebreather divers, Open Circuit Technical divers, Cave divers or other exploration divers. It is particularly useful as a cylinder attachment point but also offers elastic cord stowage points for other kit such as, lift-bags or buoys

The Fishtail is stiffened internally to provide a cylinder separation platform and features 4 high-tensile welded stainless D-rings 

The Fishtail has been specifically designed to fit onto any AP rebreather* by means of the central case bolt (3 eyelets in the 50mm webbing allow height adjustment) and 2 adjustable side-straps that feed around the harness

The AP Fishtail can also be attached to many other brands’ backpack and harness systems and used in any technical or sport diver configuration

The AP Fishtail is ideally suited for use with any of the AP73 series Stage Cylinder Band Kits which feature front and rear brass trigger hooks to clip cylinders to D rings