Designed For Fitness Swimmers
The Barracuda Standard Optical Goggles were specifically designed to be worn for extended sessions without causing irritation. Unlike other fitness goggles that leave rings or marks around the eyes, the Barracuda's unique "positive pressure" system allows for a great fit without the need of strong suction or overly tight strap tension. This feature, combined with the frame's ability to conform to the bone structure around the eye and, results in a leak free, stay-put goggle. While the goggle does it's best to fit each and every face shape, Barracuda kept smaller framed swimmers in mind when designing the Barracuda Medalist Optical Grade Goggles. The Medalists feature the same cutting edge concepts as the Standard Optical Goggles, yet were designed to better fit the curves of smaller faces.
Ultimate Underwater Clarity
The Standard Optical Goggles are equipped with lenses made from optically perfect CR-39 plastic. This material is known for its lightweight composition and scratch resistant properties. The plastic helps these optical-grade goggles produce some of the crispest results underwater. To further keep your lenses as clear as possible, try using few drops of the Barracuda Defogger Solution. It's great at defogging fitness goggles, as well as snorkeling masks, glasses and other eyewear. Or, pick up a pair of the Barracuda Standard Fog Resistant Goggles. They features the same great design as the Standard Opticals, but come complete with built-in fog resistant lenses.
The Barracuda Standard Optical Goggle comes with an adjustable double strap to help keep the frame firmly in place. The pair's nosepiece is also adjustable and helps swimmers find that perfect fit. The durable lenses offer full U.V. protection, therefore making them great for outdoor or open water use. The Standard Optical Goggles are great for fitness swimmers, but also work great with triathletes and recreational swimmers. To keep your goggles looking great and safely stored in between swims, try using the Barracuda Goggle Case. It's fully crush resistant, made from molded neoprene, and can hold all Barracuda goggle models, except the B300.
The AquaGear Opinion
With all the goggles that the AquaGear testers try out over the years, they have a lot of previous experience to compare these optical-grade goggles to. The Barracuda goggles were found to be one of the best anti raccoon-eye goggles ever tested! They left no marks or rings around the eyes, even after extended wear. The Standard Optical Goggles' foam gasket got high marks for being extremely soft and comfortable enough for swimmers with sensitive skin. The lenses CR-39 plastic really did make all the difference in the world and helped enhance the testers' vision by adding sharp clarity underwater.
The Bottom Line
The Barracuda Standard Optical Goggle is ideal for endurance and fitness swimming. You're sure to love their comfortable fit and positive pressure system!