Fins can make diving easier, propel you quicker and make the entire dive safer, that’s why you should see what I had to say about the ScubaPro Seawing Nova Fins….
In this ScubaPro Seawing Nova Review, I test the fins out for myself and report back everything that you need to know.
If you’re struggling to control your diving and swimming at different depths, it might be time to look for a new pair of fins. Naturally, we’ve tried a few over the years, and it can really take some time to get the perfect fit!
The ScubaPro Seawing Nova fins are bright, colourful flippers which promise to do plenty for your swim control. However, it’s always worth trying a pair on for yourself to see if the hype is worth the money! So, that’s exactly what we did..
If you’re looking for a pair of fins which are easy to wear and which give you greater resistance at a variety of depths, these may well be the best choice for you. Check the price above, I found the best prices at Amazon rather than at the local dive shop.
- Up to seven bright colours to choose from
- Seven different sizes for ease of fit
- Bungee strapping for easy adjustment
- Blade propulsion design
- Monprene construction
- Open heel design
- Designed to lower strain while swimming and diving
Unboxing the ScubaPro Seawing Nova Open Heel Fins
Right away, these are some funky-looking fins – and not in a bad way! They offer a blade fin with efficiency of the split fin. The fact they operate like a split fin displays the effort that’s gone into the design.
If you really want to stand out on your dives, these are the fins you’re going to want to invest in. If you don’t fancy a bright shade of yellow or pink, you can opt for something a little more neutral in black.
Colour aside, the fins are impressively made. They are nicely robust, which is obviously going to be a big factor when you start taking to the tougher currents. The blade design is impressive, too, a tough, shovel-nose – which the product marketing says should help with stability and power.
The heel is nice and comfy, and very easy to manage. There’s a really nice balance between rigidity and manoeuvre here, which is something you don’t always get with modern fins.
But enough about the first impressions – how do the fins actually do when you take them to the water?
Very Easy to Wear
If you struggle to get fins and flippers on and off, you will likely find the Seawing Novas a breath of fresh air. There’s absolutely no tightness and certainly no soreness or rubbing. The fit can be a little snug, but providing you buy the right size, you probably won’t have much difficulty in this regard. The open heel design helps a lot here. A striking asset of this dive fin, is the foot pocket. The foot pocket is individual.
Perfect for Strong Swimmers
These fins are great if you are seasoned swimmer, or if you’re swimming against strong currents. If you’re likely to face resistance, they will help you retain a lot of balance and poise. They are perfect for casual, gentle swimming if you hit a lull in the current.
No Pain, No Strain
The dive fin product is designed to help take strain off your legs and knees, and they really do work like a dream in this regard. After just a short swim, some fins really do expect your knees to work overtime. These fins should help anyone who’s feeling the pull on regular dives.
Reasons to Buy
- Lots of colours and designs
- Plenty of different fits
- Nice and easy to get on and off
- Supports your legs in strong currents
- Provides a lot of balance
- Great for seasoned swimmers
- Neither too tough nor too flexible
Reasons to Avoid
- They aren’t cheap
- They are not the best pick for beginner swimmers