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SCUBAPRO introduces the Seawing Supernova

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SCUBAPRO introduces the Seawing Supernova, a new diving fin designed to deliver maximum power when you need it.

Winner of the prestigious, internationally recognized Red Dot Award for product design, the Seawing Supernova is a remarkable step up from the Seawing Nova in performance, construction, fit and versatility, with an innovative blade shape that produces much more power, speed and manoeuvrability.

Power is key in a diving fin and the Seawing Supernova delivers. The fin’s proven Pivot Control Technology ensures the blade is pre-set in the 40º to 50º range, which is the optimal angle of attack for the blade and ideal for converting kicks into forward propulsion. This hinge system works in tandem with the blade’s unique flexible Auto-Adjust central panel which fine-tunes the angle of attack by counter-pivoting based on the strength of the kick. This provides a milder angle of attack for comfort when kicking gently, a more aggressive angle of attack when power kicking at full strength, and anything in between.  When it comes to frog and alternate kicks, new twin-tip winglets increase control and markedly improve manoeuvrability.

Made of premium Monprene® for maximum durability, the Seawing Supernova’s innovative two-piece design, with blade and foot pocket molded separately, disassembles easily for travel. Sold as an open heel set with foot pocket and blade pre-assembled, the Seawing Supernova’s open heel foot pocket features an upgraded heavy-duty bungee strap that allows for micro-adjustments to accommodate different boot types, and extended grip pads that provide an improved non-skid grip on wet surfaces.

The two-piece design also makes it possible to replace the standard open heel foot pocket with an optional full foot pocket for barefoot diving. Simply disassemble the fin’s Socket-Lock Connecting System, switch out the open heel foot pocket with a full foot pocket, reassemble and you’re ready to hit the water. The full foot pocket is also made of premium Monprene® and features a re-profiled heel-retention cup to prevent slipping and chafing.

A key fob-style multi-Tool is included for assembly and disassembly of the foot pocket and blade, along with a travel-friendly storage bag.

The new Seawing Supernova is the essential power fin for avid recreational and professional divers seeking maximum performance, speed and control in all diving conditions.

For more information visit the Scubapro website,

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Mares launch new Sirius dive computer

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The Sirius is a watch-style dive computer that perfectly combines technology and elegance. The characteristics of this dive computer feature top-of-the-range technology both for the recreational and Extended Range diver. The recreational diver can see dive data in a simple, intuitive way, with the possibility of integrating tank data using the optional tank module. The Extended Range diver can insert up to five nitrox and trimix mixes. Thanks to the changeable strap, it can be used with any suit thickness. Available in black or black/silver versions.

The main features of the Sirius are:

• ZH-L16C algorithm with gradient factors and predictive multigas
• Nitrox and trimix capable, up to 5 gases
• MIP color, high-resolution display
• Full tilt digital compass with bearing memory and stopwatch
• Hoseless tank data integration for up to five transmitters
• Color coded tank pressure for at-a-glance readability
• Bottom timer mode with resettable average depth and stopwatch
• Decompression dive planner with additional surface interval function
• 100 dive logbook with multiple graphs
• Tissue saturation and dive profile graph
• Smart battery management system with 30 hours dive time per full charge (without the use of the transmitter)
• Bluetooth connection for direct connection to a smartphone
• Underwater menu allows certain settings to be changed during the dive
• Future deco and runaway deco alarm
• Three watch faces plus color options
• Changeable strap for use with any wetsuit thickness
• Wireless charging base

To find out more visit the Mares website

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Varilux Travel and Micro Torches from Northern Diver

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Northern Diver are now offering their new updated Varilux Travel & Micro torches complete with magnetic charging ports.

VARILUX MICRO

A powerful, rechargeable dive light specially designed for underwater use.

The Varilux Micro, for your convenience, is an ultra-compact and lightweight dive torch – it serves as the perfect solution for your lighting needs.

See https://www.ndiver.com/varilux-micro-light for more.

VARILUX TRAVEL

A compact, powerful and versatile torch that you can charge on the go. Light output is controlled via an easy press push button. Burn time at 1100 lumens is an impressive 3.5 hours. At the lowest setting of 110 lumens, burn time is 50 hours. A lightweight yet durable torch ideal for lighting up dark spaces in a range of environments.

See https://www.ndiver.com/varilux-travel-torch for more.

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