Sea scooters are slowly gaining notoriety in the eyes of the public and are becoming more affordable by the years. For such reasons, more models are expected to be released in 2021. You certainly want to know more about the new sea scooters of 2021?
As for now, 2 new models were announced: WhiteShark Tini from Sublue, and Infinity Seascooter from Jobe.
Just keep reading below if you want to know more about these new underwater scooters!
Sublue who is also famous for the WhiteShark Mix and Mix Pro, recently released the newest version of its underwater scooter the WhiteShark Tini. Yes, you have guessed it, it is “Tiny”! Indeed, it has a small size of only 355x296x158mm and is very portable with a weight of 3 kg/ 6.61 lbs.
Well other than its small size and weight, the Tini has a 98Wh lithium battery, which can be a huge plus for most air travelers. Moreover, the device can be comfortably used by left handed as well as right handed people, which is a big bonus considering that rarely lefties got remembered. In fact, the control handle can be placed on the left or on the right as you see fit. You can also control your device via a wireless controller! This controller can be used for example when attaching the Tini on the Inflatable kickboard for your kids to have an electric kickboard!
Let’s not forget that you can attach a floating module on your DPV for positive buoyancy or you can take it off depending on the use case. If you want to have more power, you can combine two units for a max speed of or 7.2 kmh/ 4.4 mph!
It goes without saying that the Tini has an action camera mount, but also a phone mount for more versatility!
You can pre-order the WhiteShark Tini. Expect your order to be shipped in the middle of March 2021 you have a choice between 3 combos:
- Basic: it is worth $549, the combo contains the sea scooters, a battery and a charger
- Travel: for $579, for an additional $30, you’ll have a floater mount and a phone mount
- Family: sells for $599, is the same bundle than the basic plus an additional kids kickboard
- Professional: $1099 contains 2 basic combos.
- Size: 355x296x158mm/ 13.98×11.65×6.22”
- Weight: 3 kg/ 6.61 lbs
- Max Dive depth: 30 meters
- Max Speed: 5 kmh/ 3.1mph or 7.2 kmh/ 4.4 mph with 2 scooters attached
- Speed options: 2 gears
- Battery life: 45 min
- Battery capacity: 98 Wh
- Charging time: ≤ 2h
- Buoyancy: negative buoyancy or positive buoyancy via floater
Jobe Infinity Seascooter:
Jobe Sports is a water sports brand and manufacturing company based in the Netherlands. With the sea scooters hype, it is normal that such brands commercialize underwater scooters. In fact, Jobe’s first model is the Infinity sea scooter which was released in the beginning of 2021.
The device is designed with 2 motors for propulsion, has a safety switch and 2 triggers to set it on. You can choose between 3 speeds for a max speed of 5 kmh/ 3.1 mph via a combination of pushes on the left and right triggers. Additionally, the Infinity has a 4 Led battery level indicator and an action camera mount which is an expected feature for an underwater scooter!
You can easily transport the sea scooter thanks to its size of 530 x 210 x 170mm and weight of 3.5 kg. Also, the battery is IATA compliant and can therefore be transported in a carry-on bag in most cases.
The Jobe Infinity Seascooter is available for €799.99 in online stores and ships mainly in Europe. Although the device is pricey, you can expect to have in the bundle 2 batteries, a waterproof bag and a snorkeling set (a mask and a snorkel).
- Size: 530 x 210 x 170mm/ 21x 8x 7”
- Weight:5 kg/7.7 lbs
- Max Dive depth: 30 meters
- Max Speed: 5 kmh/ 3.1 mph
- Speed options: 3 gears
- Battery life: 40 min
- Battery capacity: 96 Wh
- Charging time: 4 hours
- Buoyancy: positive buoyancy