You know what, the Victorinox Swiss Army Knife is one of the true design classics of the 20th century. For that reason alone, I always check in at Victor’s site, just to see what is new and the Journey 1884 range are worth a look. Quartz movement or automatic, with prices starting at just £499. Not bad for a Swiss brand, entry level for sure … Continue reading Victorinox is Ready For The Journey
If you love deep dive watches that can handle 1000m then there are very choices on the market. Sure, you can pay a fortune to Rolex, Blancpain or others but when it comes to mainstream Swiss, British, German or Indie brands then 300m tends to be the limite, at least for something affordable to the everyday enthusiast. Often you are loking at paying over £1000 … Continue reading Suppose You Want Deep Dive 1000m For Under £300?
The Deep Blue Master 2000 is arguably one of the cheapest ways to get into seriously go-balls-deep dive watches, because at 2000m rated there is nothing on the watch market that matches this spec, at this bargain price. OK, apart from deep wreck explorers and oil rig repair teams, we cannot think of anyone who really needs to venture 2000m, or over 6,000 feet under … Continue reading A 2000m Dive Watch For Under $500? Yes, This Weekend Only
If you like dive watches, especially those made from lightweight materials like titanium, then Boldr have a great value 200m diver for you, with a blue glow at night. The Venture Blue Moon is being launched today and at £241 it’s undeniably cheap for a 200m rated dive watch. The white dial models is definitely no-frills functional, but does the job, plus has a NATO … Continue reading Boldr’s Blue Moon 200m Diver is Ace Value
A catchy song lyric if ever there was, and a decent value GMT from microbrand Enoksen, based in Belfast NI. Enoksen are known for their no-nonsense dive watches, which offer super impressive depth ratings like 1000m for very little money compared to Swiss brands. The new EO7/A GMT is another watch that delivers on spec vs price, at just £375 retail. For that you get … Continue reading Roam If You Want To, Roam Around The World
The word from Zelos, who have a range of 300m dive GMT models on the way – some stunning dial colours like the wavy blue below; The latest Mako with the Miyota 9075 is one of the most affordable ‘True’ GMT watches on the market. This means that the hour hand can be independently adjusted which makes it useful for travelers compared to the ‘office’ … Continue reading Zelos Got a Brand New Mako 300m Coming Soon
Yema has a new Navygraf Marine GMT watch making its debut and we have to say, this is a cool looker, with some very good features. Priced at 1349 euros (plus UK VAT on top) this is up against the entry level divers from the Swiss Rado, Tissot and Hamilton brands, plus the better spec Seiko Prospex models. Featuring an in-house Yema 3000 movement, it … Continue reading Yema Navygraf GMT is a Future Classic
Sometimes all you need for underwater activity is a watch with a bold bright dial, 200m of water resistance and a rubber strap. Yeah, it’s true. Chrono buttons, fancy steel bracelets, GMT hands or triple date calendars are not really necessary on a dive/sports watch, they’re just nice accessories on top of a tool watch concept. So the new Torgoen T43 range, with Swiss Ronda … Continue reading Like a Chunky 44mm Dive Watch? Step This Way