In their earliest, an automatic 150 metre watch released in 1965, to the world’s first multi-level diving computer watch which launched in 2000, the firm have always been in the fore of nautical timekeeping.
This, a Solar Chronograph watches foundation of the Japanese firm’s Prospex collection, is powered by both natural and artificial lighting. With a stainless steel case and bracelet, black dial with LumiBrite markers and a black rotating bezel, this is a legitimate union of style and function.
The red chronograph hand is key for divers to maintain time — and the 200 metre water resistance rating means that they’ll need lots of it to explore the depths.
When Longines established their Hydroconquest range, the famous Swiss watch brand were aiming to combine technical innovation with timeless elegance.
Enclosed in a stainless steel case — with a couple layers of anti-reflective coating on the underside — the L3.7126.96.36.199 boasts a L440 Quartz chronograph movement. Three sub-dials display hours, 30 minutes and moments — and also the black dials itself is protected by scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.
Water resistant to 30-bar, this is a brilliant watch for divers. The silver polished hands are detailed with Super-LumiNova to increase visibility — as are the hour marks and numerals — along with the black rubber strap has a double safety folding clasp and handy integrated diving extension.
Victorinox I.N.O.X Professional Diver
The Expert Diver watches by Victorinox is exactly that — a certified diving watch which combines the strength of the simple I.N.O.X range together with the custom features divers rely on.
The unidirectional rotating bezel comes with a count-up scale, which means you’ll always know where you’re in the water, along with the vivid yellow colour option — if it is possible to work such standout colours — will ensure that visibility remains high even in the murkiest of depths.
This 45mm watch also includes anti-reflection sapphire crystal, strong rubber strap and is accompanied by an exclusive Swiss Army Knife featuring a strap-change tool.