Teva Takes the Plunge

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Teva has jumped into theboating scene with the introduction of its new Bluewater series,a line of "amphibious footwear" designed specificallyfor marine enthusiasts. The unique topsoles on these sandals featurea curved "fender" to keep the foot in place on a movingboat and to guard against snags on lines and cleats. Other featuresinclude a cushioned midsole, shock-absorbant heel pad, and KeelShank stabilizer for arch support and torsional rigidity. Thesiped, non-marring outsoles are made with Teva's patented SpiderRubber, providing excellent traction on wet surfaces. All strapsare lined with soft, comfortable neoprene and feature adjustablebuckles for a secure fit. The Bluewater series includes the SpitfireUniversal ($80, sug. ret.), Spitfire L.C. ($80), Spin naker ($85)and Beacon ($70). Deck ers Outdoor Corp., Goleta, CA; (800)FOR-TEVA; www.teva.com.