ATOMIC SV2 FLEX
ATOMIC made a real effort to reinvent the snorkel. The SV snorkels have an internal tube with a one way scupper flap located inside the lower part of the snorkel. It works much like the scupper valve of a boat. Air needs to go through this piece of internal tube before reaching the mouthpiece. Any water entering the top of the snorkel (1) bypasses the mouthpiece completely and can be easily expelled through the purge valve (4). If water did enter the internal tube (2), the small one-way scupper flap valve (3) would allow water to flow past the mouthpiece and out the purge valve (4) without collecting at the bottom of the breathing passage. The diver simply exhales a small burst of air to clear any water trapped below the mouthpiece, and the internal tube airway is kept dry.
The SV2 FLEX has semi-dry top with horizontal vents engineered to diffuse splashed water that would normally freely enter the snorkel top. The small gaps between the vanes of the vent restrict water speed and droplet size and permit most of the splashed water to exit the special vents without entering the breathing tube. The end result is less water in your snorkel. The SV2 is perfect for rough or choppy water conditions.The flexible lower section drops the mouthpiece out of the way when not in use. The dual silicone mouth piece prevents over-clenching of teeth that would restrict airflow.
Our personal note: we find all snorkels of the ATOMIC SV series to be the easiest to clear snorkels. No more tiny water drops entering your mouth with every breath. If any snorkel can be called dry, then it's the ATOMIC SV series, no matter if you choose an open or semi-dry design.
- Type: semi-dry snorkel design
- Internal scupper valve design to keep airway dry
- Attachment: quick-connect clip
- Flexible lower tube
- Mouthpiece: silicone, non-exchangeable
- Available colors - all clear, black/red, black/yellow, black/blue, black/silver, black/pink, black/purple
- Warranty: 1 year limited manufacturer’s warranty
- Ships within: 1-7 business days
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