Whether you're into snorkeling, scuba diving, spearfishing or freediving, fins are among the most essential pieces of equipment to have. They help you easily move through the water both on and under the surface. That being said, fins come in a variety of shapes and sizes, each designed for specific conditions and activities. In this article, we’ll share a few key differences between the various types of fins on the market so that you can decide which design will work best for your sport.
Is there a difference between diving fins for cold and warm water? Can you use one pair for both? We’ll address these questions in the following article. The biggest differences between fins used in warm water and cold water are the style of the foot pocket and, sometimes, the fin’s size and stiffness.