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Great choice of fins, though at a price

Advantages: Very little effort required underwater, flexible
Disadvantages: Not cheap, not the best for long surface swims

My Mares Volo Power fins are among the favourite items of my dive kit. While pricey, they do a very good job, and make finning underwater incredibly easy. One of the few drawbacks is I find they're not as good for surface swims, particularly against curre ...

cathy_m80 12.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Mares Volo Fins

The volo fin is a lightweight fin great for travel

Advantages: Light, Quick
Disadvantages: takes a while to get used to

Mares have been known for making the best fin of all time, with the Quattro. They were once quoted as saying ' how can we improve on something that is already perfect'. Although with the volo they have not improved it is still a very good fin that is very ...

southwestdiver 21.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Mares Volo Fins

Zoom Zoom... with Tuas X-Pert Zoom Fins

Advantages: Affordable, great for snorkelling, comfortable
Disadvantages: Not very effective in strong currents

...A couple of years ago I purchased my Tusa X-Pert Zoom Full Foot Fins, and in my opinion it's about time these fabulous, versatile fins recieve a review on Ciao... Availability Suitable for both men and women, Tusa X-Pert Zoom Full Foot Fins are ...

sbeach000 04.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Tusa X-Pert Zoom

The Mares Avanti is one of the best fins I have ever used

Advantages: Powerful, easy to adjust
Disadvantages: A bit bulky

Mares now seem to have been setting the standard in scuba diving fins and have taken over as the fin of choice for divers in strong current or even some techies are now changing over. The Avanti X3 is very similar to the Avanti Quattro in design but has j ...

southwestdiver 23.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Mares Plana Avanti X3

Swimming fins

Advantages: Speedo quality, good for non professionals.
Disadvantages: Not very comfortable for long serious workouts

Ok , here we go, first of all why do you need fins? One of the benefits they can offer is improved flexibility of an ankle. Also it helps you to swim faster and keep the stream line position of the body while swimming. Most of the fins will do this job. ...

DiegoAlatriste 15.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Speedo Training Swim Fins