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Atomic Blade Fin

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Atomic Blade Fin

Atomic Aquatics has introduced a new fin design to expand its line of premier SCUBA diving equipment – BladeFins – now available worldwide at authorized Atomic Aquatics retailers.

BladeFins are designed as a “paddle” fin concept popular with divers who prefer a powerful swimming style to sprint through the water in the most demanding conditions. The addition of BladeFins diversifies the Atomic fin family and complements its well-established, top selling SplitFins™ product line. These two distinct Atomic fin designs offer divers a choice of fins best suited to their personal swimming style.

Atomic BladeFins differ significantly from conventional paddle fin designs by uniquely combining two frame structures that work in tandem to maximize kicking power. A “Power-Loop Monocoque” engineering structure is paired with a specially-designed “Frame Rail” design to give divers more power and thrust to move efficiently through the water with every kick.

“Single-shell Monocoque engineering is often utilized in aircraft and Indy race car designs,” explains Dean Garraffa, Atomic Aquatics co-founder and President of Huish Outdoors Dive and Watersports group.

“When you use this technology in a diving fin, every part of the kicking motion is optimized. The foot pocket Power Plate and Power Rail work in tandem while vertical stabilizers at the tip of the fin helps channel and control the water down the blade for an exceptionally efficient performance,” Garraffa stated.

According to Garraffa, the BladeFin has been in development for several years and follows the Atomic product design philosophy of only introducing products that deliver superior performance for divers. Like all Atomic Aquatics products, BladeFins feature a distinctive, appealing style. BladeFins are designed with sweeping curved accent lines, continuing Atomic’s “wicked” style evolution that started with its Venom mask and SV Series snorkels. BladeFins are available in 6 colors including blue, yellow, silver, red, pink and purple.

RRP: £118.25

www.atomicaquatics.com

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SeaLife Launches the new SportDiver ULTRA Smartphone Underwater Housing

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Smartphone Underwater Housing

Right in time for the summer season SeaLife launches the new SportDiver Ultra Smartphone housing, which is designed to accommodate also larger Android models. The new Ultra model has all SportDiver features including use of the same SportDiver iOS and Android app. The primary difference is a slight increase in length of the housing and a lens port to support the lens cluster popular with many large Android models such as the Samsung S21 and S23, and S24 Ultra models.

Smartphone 
Underwater Housing

The SeaLife SportDiver Ultra housing allows taking photos and videos with the smartphone down to 40 meters. The heavy-duty housing is constructed of polycarbonate, stainless steel, aluminum, and optical grade glass. Weighing less than 641 grams, it offers near-neutral buoyancy in water depending on which smartphone is used. The ergonomic design is easy to hold and use, featuring a large shutter lever and rear control buttons for easy operation, even with dive gloves. The free SportDiver camera app for Android and iOS also offers a power-save mode that temporarily turns the phone’s camera off and dims the display; a touch to any button wakes it up at once. The App Playback mode shows full size photos and videos with a vertical thumbnail strip to easily find your images. All files are also saved to the phone’s camera roll. The housing automatically connects to your phone and the SportDiver app using Bluetooth® Low Energy wireless technology and offers ultra-low power consumption which is powered by two AAA batteries that last over 50 hours of continuous use.

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Underwater Housing
The SportDiver Ultra has “Dual Leak Alarms” which include an internal moisture alarm and a vacuum pressure alarm which alert the diver with on-screen warnings, audio, and LED signal in the unlikely event the waterproof seal is compromised when there’s a loss of housing pressure or moisture is detected. The housing features a new interior design that is less sensitive to moisture caused by opening the door in a damp environment. The door of the SportDiver Ultra is sealed with a TPE O-ring and a robust cam-lock sealing latch that easily and securely locks waterproof door.

The SportDiver Housing features seven 1/4-20 tripod mount options, a removable underwater color-correction filter is included. It is also available as a SportDiver Ultra PRO 2500 set with light, tray, and handle.

Smartphone 
Underwater Housing

SeaLife offers a “fit-guide” on its website for users to instantly determine if their phone model fits into the SportDiver Ultra housing – https://www.sealife-cameras.com/sportdiver-compatibility/

PRICES MSRP

SPORTDIVER ULTRA


GBP 315.00

SPORTDIVER ULTRA
PRO LAMPENSET 2500F
(June 2024)

GBP 729.00

www.sealife-cameras.com

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ANTEPRIMA: 140 Under Ice – the RECORD MONDIALE film (Watch Trailer)

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world record

Just a few weeks after the incredible double world record under the ice, Valentina Cafolla presents the film that recounts her feat and brings back the thrills of those days at the historical headquarters of the SEAC diving equipment company in Chiavari.

Watch the trailer here:

THURSDAY, 06 JUNE, 7 P.M., CINEMA MIGNON

Via Martiri della Liberazione 131, 16043 Chiavari GE

FREE ENTRANCE!

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