Tudor Dive Watches

Bracelet Extensions vs. Flexible Straps - Dive Watches 101

Bracelet Extensions vs. Flexible Straps - Dive Watches 101

According to where you plan on diving, chances are that you will wear a wetsuit or, in some cases, even a dry suit. Both increase your wrist size substantially, which is why a dive watch usually features a deployment clasp with a divers’ extension, or even comes with an extra strap piece that can be attached to the strap buckle when worn over a dry suit (e.g. the unique Citizen Promaster 1000). A regular clasp extension usually doesn’t add enough length in those instances.

Oris Diver Sixty-Five : Vintage Eye For The Modern Guy

Oris Diver Sixty-Five : Vintage Eye For The Modern Guy

As a lot of my fellow watch aficionados, I am constantly scouring the deepest depths of the interwebs hunting for the next rare find. I do this for a variety of reasons, from researching an article to looking to make a purchase— but, most of all, I do it to test my knowledge on watches; to be able to quickly identify counterfeits, re-dials, and “Frankenwatches”.

Watch Spotting At The German Historical Diving Society

Watch Spotting At The German Historical Diving Society

Last year, the German Historical Diving Society held its ninth annual meeting in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, with participants from all over the world. Some of them worked at Comex, others have a military background, and most of them are collectors of vintage dive gear – but above all, they all share a unique passion and dedication to document and preserve the history of diving.

Introducing 6 High Quality Dive Watches

High Quality Dive Watches

By a fogged mask, you spy movement just past the pier piling that descends into the dark water — Al Qaeda frogman or elderly snorkeler? It’s difficult to tell in the silty gloom. Biting hard on the rubber mouthpiece, you curse that you forgot to strap the dive knife to your leg before descending. Your lungs burn and you realize you’re just about out of air. A glance at the luminous dial of your dive watch tells you it’s time to ascend. Angling towards the shallows, you kick hard for the beach.

Tudor Pelagos - Dive Watch Review

Tudor Pelagos - Dive Watch Review

At recent time, we eventually found the time to extensively review the new Tudor Pelagos, introduced in 2012. The Pelagos is a 500-meter water-resistant dive watch featuring a light-weight, brushed titanium case and bracelet. This version contains an ETA 2824-2 movement of the highest grade, an integrated helium-release valve, a flat sapphire crystal and a ceramic bezel inlay with impressively integrated lume.

Flexible Straps Vs. Bracelet Extensions

Flexible Straps Vs. Bracelet Extensions

According to where you plan on diving, chances are that you will wear a wetsuit or, in some cases, even a dry suit. Both increase your wrist size substantially, which is why a dive watch normally features a deployment clasp with a divers’ extension, or even comes with an extra strap piece that can be attached to the strap buckle when worn over a dry suit. A regular clasp extension always doesn’t add enough length in those examples.

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