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Oceanic Vortex V6 Split Fullfoot Swim Fins Review

The Oceanic Vortex V6 Split Fullfoot Swim Fins are designed for maximum acceleration, power generation, and response during snorkeling, swimming, and diving in warm water. These fins are extremely lightweight, making them easy to carry.

These fins are beginner friendly, while still be useful for advanced swimmers and snorkelers. The design of the fins was worked on for a long time to make sure that the fins had the right shape, angle, and sizing to make them easy to swim with, making them simple to use.

You do not need diving socks with these fins. However, they could help if you are between the sizes that are offered. There are 5 sizes with each size covering two men’s shoe sizes. The sizes are US 4-5, 6-7, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. Women can use the size chart on the Oceanic website to figure out the size that they would need.

Pros

They are light weight and durable. Since they are made from composite material, these fins are lighter than other fins on the market. They are also more durable since the composite material is made from a blend of thermal plastic rubber and ethylene-vinyl.

Wide range of sizes

These swim fins come in 5 sizes. All the sizes are in men sizes. The sizes range from 4 to 12. Most people will be covered by these sizes.

Comes in five colors

These fins come in yellow, blue, pink, ice blue and black.

Good return policy

If you have any problems with your fins, you can send them back to the company and get a refund or a new pair.

One Year Limited Warranty, after you have taken your fins out for a swim, there is a one-year limited warranty, so you can have your fins repaired or replaced if they are damaged.

Cons

These fins are not meant for scuba diving. The reason for this is that there is no protection in the fins, and you cannot wear boots with these fins.

Another problem is the sizing. Since the sizes cover two sizes, the fins can be too big. There is the chance that the fins will be too tight. Also, the sizes are in men sizes. A could be a problem for women, mainly because women’s sizes run smaller than men’s sizes, which makes it hard to figure out the right size.

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