Yamaha SeaWing Review

Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Sea Scooter Review – The Good And The Bad

The Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Sea Scooter which will be fully reviewed below was actually one of my first sea scooter experiences. I was on a vacation with my wife and we rented a couple of Yamaha SeaWings for a few hours. I loved the look of it, and the power was awesome. I liked it that much that I went ahead and purchased my own once back home.  My wife and I have had so many wonderful weekends using this exact model so I’m very confident in its capabilities.

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So today I will be doing a full review of the Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Sea Scooter where I will be covering the features and benefits,  pro’s and cons of this model, and hopefully giving you enough information to decide if this is the right model for you.  Before we dive in and go over all the features take a look at the official Yamaha SeaWing Video and get a feel for how it looks and performs..

Yamaha Seawing Underwater Sea Scooter Review


The Yamaha Seawing is one of the more powerful Underwater Sea Scooters available today in its price range. The Yamaha range of Sea Scooters prides itself on its sleek looks, portability, and user-friendliness and it only weighs 3.7kg, which is perfect for travel. When you first get out in the water and give it a go you can really feel that power kick in, it packs a real punch.

Depending on your size and weight the Yamaha SeaWing can reach speeds of up to 6.4 kph (4mph) and is fully capable of being used at up to 130ft depth (40m) (As a side note – If you are a recreational novice user we never recommend using any sea scooter past normal snorkeling depths)The Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Sea Scooter

Yamaha has been at the forefront of the watersports industry

The underwater Sea Scooter market is the latest market for Yamaha to break into which they have done with their usual dominating style. Their Jet Skis and wave runners have dominatedwater Sea Scooter the watersport arena for years and now with their Sea Scooter range, they are topping the sales charts with regards to pricing, looks, portability and power. Yamaha has a few models of Sea Scooters to choose from but today we are only reviewing the SeaWing.

Some Pro Features Of The Yamaha SeaWing SeaScooter

The Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Sea scooter has a built-in universal camera mount attachment which allows it’s users to take stunning videos or images while snorkeling or diving with their sports camera of choice. With punchy dual thrust motors powering a Hi/Lo 2-speed gear setup you will be zipping with ease above and below the waves, or swimming in your local lake or swimming pool. It’s tremendous fun and perfect for anyone new to the world of Sea Scooters.

Designed to be naturally buoyant the Yamaha SeaWing Sea Scooter has been made with safety in mind which gives users ultimate control and confidence while using it. The SeaWing can be fully charged in around 1-2 hours and has a 45 minute run time which is more than a lot of other models in the same price rangeThe Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Sea Scooter

Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Seascooter Main Features + Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Suitable for ages 16+
  • Speeds of up to 4 mph / 6.5 km/h
  • Weighs 3.7kg / 8.2lb
  • Run time up to 45 mins with normal use (Continuous high-speed use up to 20 mins)
  • Waterproof construction prevents accidental flooding
  • Neutrally buoyancy
  • Rated to 40m / 130ft
  • 2 Gears
  • Powered by a 22v / 6.3ah lithium-ion polymer battery
  • GoPro Mount Included (GoPro Camera not included)
    Airplane Portability (can be carried aboard a flight)

Cons

  • Does not come with a carry case
  • Comes with one battery (would be nice to have an extra one)
  • Some negative customer reviews on amazon

Yamaha SeaWing Sea Scooter Tutorial

Check out this cool tutorial video taken from the official Yamaha website.

More Useful Information

The nitty-gritty

The dual thrusters on the Yamaha SeaWing can produce up to 12kg (26.5lbs) of thrust which can propel and pull you through the water at up to 6.5km/h (4mph) 6.5km/h might not sound like much but trust me it feels fast. Fast enough for that adrenaline rush and slow enough to enjoy your surroundings such as like the sea life beneath you while snorkeling.
With 45 mins of continuous run time, you will get plenty of time to explore and have fun. When the lights come on and it’s time to recharge it simply pop out the removable battery and plug in the charger. Go have lunch, have a nap or read a book for an hour or so and you are good to go again… Perfect))

Ease Of Use
Sleek and perfectly balanced. Perfect for complete beginners and young and old. Unbox it, charge it up and off you go. As easy as 1,2,3.The Yamaha SeaWing Underwater Sea Scooter

Premium Lithium-Ion Battery With Fast Charger
With an awesome 45 minute continuous run time and a 1-2 hours fast charge you can enjoy a full day out with minimal downtime. Top tip. Buy an extra battery for uninterrupted Sea Scootering fun ))

The SeaWing Really Packs A Punch

Dual propellers and a state of the art battery system produces a propulsive force of up to 12 kg. Being pulled through the water with graceful ease has never been so much fun))

Safety First
Comes equipped with a child lock and protective netting keeping little fingers safely out of harm’s way.


To sum up

My personal experience with this model was really good.  I found the overall look, feel, power and price point were all spot on.  After looking on amazon and reading over the reviews I was surprised to see a few negative reviews, but this is the case with most products especially newer technology. IMHO some of the negative reviews are almost certainly something the user is doing incorrectly, such as charging the battery far too much or not letting the battery fully run out before placing on charge again.

Lithium-Ion batteries have memory and there are specific instructions on getting the very best out of your battery. Follow the instructions and do as the manufacturer recommends and I can almost guarantee you will have a great experience with your Sea Scooter.

I would personally give this Sea Scooter 4.3 out of 5 stars which is pretty damn good as I have tested a lot of Sea Scooters.

You can head over to amazon and check it out by clicking the button below.


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