Sherwood Triton Scuba Diving Fin

A Review

Sherwood Triton Scuba Diving Fin Review

Overview

In the design of scuba diving fins, it will be unwholesome to expressly discard classic attributes for contemporary ones. A fusion of both makes a better and more efficient diving fin. The Sherwood Triton is indeed an example of such balance in traditional classic feature and contemporary characteristics. In this wholesome Sherwood Triton review, we will be touching on the exceptional qualities that it avails users while making recourse to some of its advantages and demerits as well.

As hinted in the opening paragraph of this Sherwood Triton review, the Triton features a good blend of characteristics that are peculiar to the classic vented fins. In the same vein, it is embedded with relevant upgrades in the area of contemporary modern materials among other things. This combination results in the Triton being an exceptional diving fin that provides robust flexibility in use for divers who want the best diving experience possible.

This combination also makes the Triton delivers the best acceleration and power to the effort of every scuba diver that uses it. The custom tripartite vent design of the Triton provides much-needed assistance in feet movement which results in more efficiency to the divers’ efforts. The web blade gives you a better chance to maneuver and make movement possible for you.

Judging from users’ experiences and a consensus of tests carries out, Triton Fins deliver a three-fold result which is power, performance, and comfort. These three attributes are very relevant to achieving the best possible diving experience for any scuba diver. Hence, it will be in the best interest of any scuba diver to choose Triton as their choice diving fin.

Made from 100% Thermo Plastic Urethane material, Triton assures scuba divers of more comfort and flexibility than most of the scuba fins around today. More so, the design helps to provide a superb energy to the performance of the diver while reducing the risk of leg or foot cramps. This means with Sherwood Triton, every effort of the scuba diver is enhanced to deliver double results.

Sherwood Triton Review

Triton Fins are positively buoyant and floats when they come off your feet which further attest to their lightweight nature. The open heel fin has adjustable straps with quick-release buckles and a large heel pull tab that combined for easy donning and doffing. The fin blades ribbed design focuses the water down the length of the blade for increased power and thrust.

The Triton combines elements of classic vented fins with an updated design and modern materials. The result is a full-size fin that’s lightweight and flexible – but with a brisk snap that gives impressive power and acceleration. The large vents direct thrust for efficient kicking in any swimming style, while the wide blade offers easy maneuverability. The long base of the foot pocket provides stability and comfort.

The presence of three vents situated between the foot pocket and blade of Triton provides additional thrust power on the down kick and decrease drag on your up kick or recovery. The foot pocket’s shape and size are derived from years of research which makes it specially optimized to satisfy the most exacting requirements for comfort and power.

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Specs

Material Thermoplastic Polyurethane
Blade Type Vented Blades
Foot Type Open Heel
Weight 3.9 lbs.

 

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Features

  • 3-Vents Between Foot Pocket and Blade
  • Vents: Adds Thrust on Down Kick & Decrease Drag on Up Kick
  • Foot Pocket Shape & Size: Satisfy Most Exciting Requirements for Comfort & Power
  • Positive Buoyant, Floats
  • Open Heel Design
  • Adjustable Straps with Quick-Release Buckles
  • “Squeeze-Style” Side-Release Designed Buckles
  • Large Heel Pull Tab
  • Strap & Pull Tab: Provide Easy Donning and Doffing
  • Blades Ribbed Design: Focuses Water Down Length of Blade
  • Ribs: Increased Power and Thrust
  • Lightweight Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)
  • Sport Diver Magazine 2015 Editors Choice
  • Scuba Labs Choice for Power & Acceleration
  • Great Travel Fin 3.9 lbs. (1.77 kg) a Pair


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Pros and Cons

PROS:
  • Sports Diver Magazine 2015 Editors Choice
  • Scuba Labs Choice for Power & Acceleration
  • Lightweight Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)
  • Great Travel Fin
  • Black fin in classic design
  • Vents add thrust while minimizing drag
  • Positive buoyancy
  • Open heel design with comfortable foot pocket

CONS:
  • Aesthetically drab in design
  • Lacks a colorful outlook

 

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Editors’ Opinion

The Triton features a good blend of characteristics that are peculiar to the classic vented fins. In the same vein, it is embedded with relevant upgrades in the area of contemporary modern materials among other things.

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