You could conceivably be arranging a profound dive over the summer. It doesn’t truly matter. You don’t should be a diver to adore these high-performing, utilitarian dive watches. They make great day by day wearers as well and as summer is quick drawing closer, we have picked 10 new dive watches for 2017, with decisions to suit each pocket and taste. So, the best watches to look cool on the sea shore, on a boat and with your number one summer cocktail.
Seiko Prospex Diver SPB051 and SPB053
Introduced at Baselworld 2017, the freshest Seiko Prospex are offered in 42.6mm steel cases and evaluated water resistant to 200m. The unidirectional bezel addition to monitor plunging time highlights dabs and numerals. The development is the in-house 6R15 type with programmed winding. The SPB051 comes with a black dial and bezel embed and is complemented by a steel arm band. The SPB053 highlights a blue dial and bezel and is worn on an accordion-style elastic tie. And as consistently with Seiko, at EUR900 and EUR 1’100, these new Prospex divers offer shocking worth. The best comes from the general style, reminiscent of Seiko’s absolute first dive watch, the 62Mas, reworked in a cutting edge way.
Quick facts: 42.6mm steel case with unidirectional pivoting bezel – 200m water resistance – programmed in-house development with hours, minutes, seconds and date. Steel wristband with collapsing catch or elastic lash – EUR 900 (SPB053) and EUR 1,100 (SPB051)
Oris Aquis Date 2017
The well known Oris Aquis Date has been given somewhat of a refresh. The classy facelift actually flaunts standout quality with a few improved highlights. For example, the turning bezel is presently simpler to hold, the case is slimmer, the shapes have been revamped, for a general more current and more refined look. However, the Aquis is as yet a great device watch. The steel case is 43.5mm and three dial choices are accessible: inclination blue, black with silver records, black with orange indexes.
Quick facts: 43.5mm steel case with unidirectional pivoting bezel – 300m water resistance – programmed 733 type (Sellita SW200 base) with hours, minutes, seconds and date. Cowhide or elastic lash or steel wristband with collapsing catch – CHF 1,750 (rubber/calfskin tie) and CHF 1,950 (bracelet)
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Steel/Date ref. 79730
Presented at Baselworld 2017, Tudor’s fruitful Heritage Black Bay is presently accessible in another “all steel” variant, with a brushed hardened steel bezel and acquaints a date work with the model interestingly. The Black Bay characterizing highlights stay, specifically, the steel 41mm case, the black domed dial with radiant plots, the snowflake hands and an in-house development with silicon spring and 70h force save. All things considered, the 79730 feels more present day and sleeker than the remainder of the “very vintage” collection.
Quick facts: 41mm steel case with unidirectional pivoting bezel – 200m water resistance – in-house MT5612 programmed development with hours, minutes, seconds and date – steel arm band or matured calfskin tie with collapsing fasten – EUR 3,260 (cowhide tie) or EUR 3,560 (bracelet)
Bell & Ross BR03-92 Diver
The Bell & Ross BR03-92 Diver includes a cool 42mm glossy silk polished steel square case outlining a round unidirectional bezel with a black aluminum embed. This surprising combination of a square case and a round bezel is only great in the metal. It is water resistant to 300m with super thick sapphire precious stone and case back and crown-lock assurance framework. It is controlled by a programmed development showing hours, minutes, seconds and date. It comes with two lashes: a black elastic tie and a super strong black manufactured texture, permitting the watch to be worn over a jumping suit (because of a Velcro conclusion system).
Quick facts: 42mm steel case with unidirectional turning bezel – 300m water resistance – programmed development BR-CAL 302 (Sellita SW300-1 base) with hours, minutes, seconds and date – engineered texture and elastic tie with pin clasp – EUR 3,300
Favre Leuba Raider Harpoon
The neo-retro Favre-Leuba Raider Harpoon stands out. Its strong, particular plan is improved by striking tones and two crowns (one is utilized to work the helium help valve). Its interesting time display includes a solitary hand, which all the while shows the minutes and hours, the last of which are displayed on a turning disk outlining the dial. A little, focal marker permits you to check initially that your watch is running (which is significant for a dive watch). The gigantic 46mm steel case includes a bi-shading unidirectional bezel and is appraised 500m water resistant. Ideal for the individuals who needs to stand out of the crowd.
Quick facts: 46mm steel case with unidirectional turning bezel – 500m water resistance with helium alleviation valve–programmed development with hours, minutes and seconds (in-house module, Sellita SW200 base) – steel wristband with collapsing fasten, elastic or cowhide lash with pin clasp – CHF 4,450 (elastic tie) or CHF 4,950 (bracelet)
S.U.F. Helsinki Vetehinen
Stepan Sarpaneva’s S.U.F. first plunging watch, the Vetehinen, gets its name from a WWII submarine. The 42mm case is created from high-grade Finnish 316L/4435 steel with nickel and chrome mined in Finland. In another gesture to Finland, the dials are made by Kari Voutilainen’s Comblémine. The Vetehinen is fueled by an Eterna programmed development and comes with both calfskin and elastic lashes. Unique, smooth, very rough… Thus reflecting the picture of the country it comes from.
Quick facts: 42mm steel case with unidirectional turning bezel – 300m water resistance – programmed development Eterna 3901A with hours, minutes and little seconds – elastic and cowhide lash with pin clasp – EUR 4,650
Omega Seamaster 600 Planet Ocean Big Blue
Based on the great Deep Black variant showed a year ago, this 45.5mm form of the famous Seamaster is molded from a solitary square of earthenware and shimmers with a mix of blue and orange tones. Water resistant to 600m, the Big Blue highlights a unidirectional bezel in earthenware, a screw-in crown, a helium get away from valve and a satisfying transparent back. It is controlled by the Omega Master Chronometer type 8906 with 24h GMT hand and coaxial escapement. Not the most discreet variant of the Seamaster without a doubt, however one that truly has its own appeal.
Quick facts: 45.5mm clay case with unidirectional turning bezel – 600m water resistance with helium alleviation valve–programmed in-house development with hours, minutes, seconds and 24h GMT (Master Chronometer) – elastic lash with collapsing clasp – CHF 10,400
Rolex Sea Dweller Ref. 126600
The ‘Crown’ created huge buzz at Baselworld 2017 with its new, patched up and heavy Sea-Dweller. The incredible Rolex dive observe now comes with a bigger 43mm case, a solitary red dial (the red Sea Dweller subtitle) and a cyclops on the date window (something never seen on the model, and unquestionably the primary concern of discussion about this watch). It is fueled by the type 3235 from the new age of Rolex developments. It is as yet water resistant to 1,220m/4,000ft, with a helium alleviation valve, clay turning bezel, Triplock crown and long plunging augmentation clasp. Rolex becomes somewhat less moderate…
Quick facts: 43mm steel case with unidirectional pivoting bezel – 1,220m water resistance with helium alleviation valve–programmed in-house 3235 development with hours, minutes, seconds and date (standout chronometer) – steel arm band with collapsing expansion clasp – CHF 10,800
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
At SIHH2017 Audemars Piguet presented a scope of Royal Oak Offshore Divers with energetic tones. The 42mm steel case has an elastic clad screw-bolted crown and the dial includes the mega-tapisserie, design with gold applied markers. It is combined with brilliant covered Royal Oak hands, and an internal pivoting bezel with plunging scale. The watch is fueled by the heavenly self-winding assembling type 3120. Accessible in white/blue, blue/yellow, green/blue, yellow/blue and orange/blue, notwithstanding the existing black or white versions.
Quick facts: 42mm steel case with pivoting internal bezel – 300m water resistance – in-house programmed Caliber 3120 with hours, minutes, seconds and date. Elastic tie with pin clasp (in addition to an extra elastic tie in an alternate tone) – CHF 19,950
MB&F Horological Machine 7 Aquapod
Max Busser’s 7th Horological Machine is amphibian and motivated by a jellyfish! This three-dimensional circular development is controlled by a focal flying tourbillon, with hours and minutes appeared by two pivoting disks. The 53.8mm case includes a unidirectional turning bezel and two crowns: one for setting the time, the other for winding. The ideal companion for the individuals who loves mechanics, uncompromising plan, blended in with the likelihood to bounce in the pool (in the event that you dare… )
Quick facts: 53.8mm titanium or pink gold case with unidirectional pivoting bezel – 50m water resistance – programmed winding focal flying tourbillon with hours and minutes sign – elastic tie with collapsing clasp – CHF 98,000 (titanium, restricted version of 33 pieces) and CHF 118,000 (pink gold, restricted release of 66 pieces)