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This handheld underwater booster will propel you thru the waves in model

Why it issues to you

This highly effective underwater booster will make your swimming expertise extra satisfying, whether or not you are splashing in a pool or exploring the open ocean.

Propelling your self by means of the water by transferring your arms and kicking your legs is so 2016. When you actually need to channel your interior Aquaman (or, we guess, Namora for the women?) you’ll need to decide up Sublue’s new Whiteshark MIX gadget, a light-weight and highly effective underwater booster which implies you’ll by no means must do something as strenuous as truly swim once more.

“Sublue has developed an underwater gadget that glides you thru the water in an exhilarating, straightforward, and enjoyable approach,” Jiancang Wei, co-founder and CEO of Sublue, advised Digital Tendencies. “It’s outfitted with double propellers, which ensures velocity and energy in addition to fastidiously thought-out security options. The gadget is the smallest underwater scooter on the planet, which may simply match it in a backpack. It’s the final James Bond-style swimming accent.”

The Whiteshark MIX boasts a high velocity of three.45 miles per hour, and may survive at depths of as much as 130 ft. Its battery lasts as much as one hour, and takes 2.5 hours to completely cost. When you’re within the temper for recording your travels, it additionally features a built-in GoPro mount, particularly positioned to seize underwater photographs and movies.

“We spent plenty of time researching to get the fitting sort of blades for the propellers and selected Kaplan four-leaf blades, which tremendously diminished the excessive velocity shock to make sure a easy however nonetheless highly effective glide by means of the water,” Wei continued.

Whether or not you’re a severe scuba diver or snorkeler who needs to discover the ocean or only a holidaymaker seeking to have enjoyable on the pool, the Whiteshark MIX is certainly price a glance. It’s at present out there for pre-order on Indiegogo, with a price ticket beginning at $349 — which represents a 30-percent saving on the $499 it should ultimately price.

Delivery is ready to happen in October, simply in time for a freezing winter swim.