Diving fins are an important part of your diving equipment. You can move quickly and smoothly through the water with diving fins. Diving fins consist of a pedestal and leaf. For example, the blade is often sturdy along the length and very flexible in width. Diving fins come in many different shapes and sizes. A distinction is also made between snorkeling fins and diving fins. Diving fins are suitable for snorkeling and diving, but snorkeling fins are not suitable for diving. Snorkeling fins are often too light, too short or a lesser quality.
Different types of diving fins
There are different types of diving fins. Within our range of snorkeling fins and diving fins there are different types and qualities.
Diving fins with an open heel do not have a closed foot pocket but is open at the back. You can often adjust the open heel with a strap. Diving fins are easy to take on and off. The strap ensures that your foot stays in the same place. The sizes of these diving fins are usually varies from XS to XL. Diving fins with an open heel revolve around comfort. In some cases they are also suitable for diving shoes.
Diving fins with a closed heel are generally smoother and lighter than the open heel diving fins. Your feet are completely enclosed by a pedestal, so you can easily wear them on bare feet or neoprene socks.
When choosing diving fins it is important to know that there are different types of blades. Which type of blade suits you best depends on your preferences and the method of diving. For example, take the split fins. These scuba diving fins consists of two different blades. This makes the resistance of the water lower, which costs less power. In addition to split fins, there are also hinged blades. A pivot point is built into the blade. This makes swimming easier and requires less effort.
Diving fins at Lucas Divestore
Choosing the right diving fins can be very difficult. We offer a wide selection of dive fins for men, women and children from top brands such as Mares, Scubapro, Aqualung and more. Need advice? We are happy to help you with the best advice.
We ship our snorkel sets all over the world. We deliver in the United Kingdom, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia and many more countries. The shipping costs and delivery time depend on the country.