If you're in the market for a pair of fins to use on your next snorkeling trip, you might be confused about what kind of fin to buy. You should be buying your snorkeling gear at a dedicated dive shop (you can read this article to learn why that is important). However, that means many of the fins you'll come across will be designed for SCUBA divers, not snorkeling. But isn't a fin just a fin? What's the difference between snorkeling and SCUBA fins? SCUBA fins tend to be longer, stiffer, and … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Snorkeling Fins and SCUBA Fins?
Short or Long Fins for Snorkeling? Which is Best?
So you're looking to fit in some snorkeling on your next vacation (lucky you!) and you're doing some gear shopping. Snorkeling, due to its accessibility, is a sport that has rapidly grown in popularity over the last couple of decades. While that's great, it also means there's a dizzying variety of equipment to choose from. Fins, in particular, come in all kinds of different styles. Some fins are very short, only adding a few inches to your feet, while others are nearly a meter long! So how do … [Read more...] about Short or Long Fins for Snorkeling? Which is Best?
Ideal Snorkeling Fins for Beginners
(Styles, features, recommendations) Look awesome and avoid leg cramps on your trip by choosing the right pair! Looking to buy your own snorkeling equipment? Awesome! Your underwater adventures are going to level up over everyone else who's renting! I’ve already covered how to choose a mask and snorkel that suits your face and ability. So today, let’s talk all about the best snorkeling fins for beginners! When was the last time you had to buy a pair of shoes? And not just any old … [Read more...] about Ideal Snorkeling Fins for Beginners