Our Top 5 Watersport Shoes

March 6, 2017

Rocky river crossings, dusty trails and thick backcountry. Watersport shoes are made for exploring in Spring and Summer conditions. Designed to deliver the perfect combination of protection and comfort, water friendly performance and breathability they are the ultimate ‘go anywhere’ shoes.

Here at Fitness Footwear we consider watersport shoes to be an essential piece of outdoor kit allowing you to go deeper into the wilderness and travel new trails thanks to their versatile and reliable performance.

Check out our top 5 watersport shoes and see for yourself!

Merrell Waterpro Maipo Shoes

Merrell Waterpro Maipo Shoes

Amphibious performance and superior comfort come together in the Merrell Waterpro Maipo Shoes. Built to take on even the toughest of trails and slippery river crossings they feature a strobel construction with a synthetic leather and mesh upper that provides protection whilst still allowing water to pass through the shoes. For enhanced comfort they boast a lycra and neoprene tongue whilst a protective toe cap adds protection against bumps on the trail. Underfoot the Merrell Waterpro Maipo Shoes feature a moulded nylon arch shank and a Merrell air cushion in the heel for shock absorption and stability. Finished with a Vibram WaterPro sole and vegan friendly materials they’ll deliver sure-footed performance on any trail.

Keen Clearwater CNX Sandals

Keen Clearwater CNX Sandals

The Keen Clearwater CNX Sandals are built for Spring Summer trails. Whatever you’re faced with they deliver the perfect balance of performance, protection and comfort so that you can focus on the adventure at hand. The upper utilises polyester webbing with a hydrophobic mesh lining that makes them perfect for exploring trails, hanging out by the lake or exploring new cities. For a customisable fit they boast a secure fit lace capture system which is easy to adjust on the go and a non-marking rubber outsole with razor siping products reliable grip across even the slipperiest of surfaces. Finished with a metatarsal ridge and TPU stability for underfoot protection the Keen Clearwater CNX Sandals are such to make a splash on your Spring Summer pursuits.

Keen Venice H2 Womens Sandals

Keen Venice H2 Womens Sandals

Crafted with a women’s specific fit the Keen Venice H2 Womens Sandals deliver advanced comfort and casual style on all of your adventures. Dusty trail or rocky river their innovative design won’t let you down. Underneath they have a non-marking rubber outsole with a multi-directional lug pattern and razor siping for aggressive grip whilst a compression moulded EVA midsole and metatomical EVA footbed provide comfort and cushioning. Equipped with a secure fit lace capture system they are easy to adjust on the go, and since they’re part of our top 5 watersport shoes they wouldn’t be complete without a washable polyester webbing upper and hydrophobic mesh lining for water friendly performance.

Merrell Allout Blaze Sieve Shoes

Merrell Allout Blaze Sieve Sandals

As the name suggests the Merrell Allout Blaze Sieve Sandals are like comfortable adventure ready sieves for your feet; able to provide protection and performance whilst allowing water to pass through them easily. Their upper is constructed from waxy, waterproof leather and fabric for incredible durability whilst a Lyra collar makes them easy to slip on and off. Beneath they house a UniFly midsole which works in unison with the TC5+ Vibram rubber outsole for responsive performance in each step and unrivalled grip. Finished with Merrell’s own M-Select Fresh odour control technology they stay fresher for longer; perfect for multi-day adventures.

North Face Litewave Amphibious Shoes

North Face Litewave Amphibious Shoes

Amphibious by name and nature the North Face Litewave Amphibious Shoes are equipped to take on any trail. Thriving on your most challenging trails they feature a non-wicking synthetic airmesh upper that allows water to easily drain from the shoes and prevent pooling. Quick and easy to adjust they boast a single pull locking lace tab, and the collapsible and adjustable heel counter enhances the personalised fit. As the name suggests the North Face Litewave Amphibious Shoes perform equally well in wet and dry settings thanks to the moulded EVA Northotic footbed, lightweight compression moulded EVA midsole and steel shank that deliver underfoot protection and support. Finished with superior grip thanks to their high abrasion UltrATAC rubber outsole they’re an essential to add to your outdoor wardrobe.

Shop our full range of watersport shoes at Fitness Footwear.