Summer Is Coming… 10 Great Dive Watches Of 2017, For Every Pocket

By rolex
April 6, 2021
8 min read

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. To put it plainly, the best watches to look cool on the sea shore, on a boat and with your #1 summer cocktail.

Seiko Prospex Diver SPB051 and SPB053

Introduced at Baselworld 2017, the freshest Seiko Prospex are offered in 42.6mm steel cases and appraised water resistant to 200m. The unidirectional bezel supplement to monitor jumping time highlights spots 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 wristband. The SPB053 highlights a blue dial and bezel and is worn on an accordion-style elastic lash. And as consistently with Seiko, at EUR900 and EUR 1’100, these new Prospex divers offer dazzling worth. The best comes from the general style, reminiscent of Seiko’s absolute first dive watch, the 62Mas, reconsidered in an advanced way.

Quick facts: 42.6mm steel case with unidirectional turning bezel – 200m water resistance – programmed in-house development with hours, minutes, seconds and date. Steel arm band with collapsing catch or elastic tie – EUR 900 (SPB053) and EUR 1,100 (SPB051)

Oris Aquis Date 2017

The mainstream Oris Aquis Date has been given somewhat of a refresh. The elegant facelift actually flaunts standout quality with a few improved highlights. For example, the pivoting 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 apparatus watch. The steel case is 43.5mm and three dial alternatives are accessible: angle blue, black with silver files, black with orange indexes.

Quick facts: 43.5mm steel case with unidirectional turning bezel – 300m water resistance – programmed 733 type (Sellita SW200 base) with hours, minutes, seconds and date. Calfskin or elastic lash or steel arm band with collapsing fasten – CHF 1,750 (rubber/cowhide 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” rendition, with a brushed treated 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 brilliant plots, the snowflake hands and an in-house development with silicon spring and 70h force hold. 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 lash with collapsing catch – 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 security framework. It is fueled by a programmed development showing hours, minutes, seconds and date. It comes with two lashes: a black elastic tie and a super tough 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 pivoting bezel – 300m water resistance – programmed development BR-CAL 302 (Sellita SW300-1 base) with hours, minutes, seconds and date – manufactured texture and elastic tie with pin clasp – EUR 3,300

Favre Leuba Raider Harpoon

The neo-retro Favre-Leuba Raider Harpoon stands out. Its intense, eccentric plan is upgraded by striking tones and two crowns (one is utilized to work the helium help valve). Its novel time display includes a solitary hand, which all the while demonstrates the minutes and hours, the last of which are displayed on a turning disk outlining the dial. A little, focal pointer permits you to check initially that your watch is running (which is vital for a dive watch). The huge 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 catch, 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 jumping watch, the Vetehinen, gets its name from a WWII submarine. The 42mm case is made 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 ties. Extraordinary, 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 calfskin 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 adaptation of the notorious Seamaster is molded from a solitary square of ceramic and shimmers with a mix of blue and orange tones. Water resistant to 600m, the Big Blue highlights a unidirectional bezel in ceramic, a screw-in crown, a helium get away from valve and a satisfying transparent back. It is fueled by the Omega Master Chronometer type 8906 with 24h GMT hand and coaxial escapement. Not the most discreet rendition of the Seamaster without a doubt, yet one that truly has its own appeal.

Quick facts: 45.5mm artistic case with unidirectional pivoting bezel – 600m water resistance with helium help valve–programmed in-house development with hours, minutes, seconds and 24h GMT (Master Chronometer) – elastic tie with collapsing clasp – CHF 10,400

Rolex Sea Dweller Ref. 126600

The ‘Crown’ produced critical buzz at Baselworld 2017 with its new, redid and robust 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 absolutely the central matter 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 help valve, earthenware turning bezel, Triplock crown and long plunging expansion clasp. Rolex becomes somewhat less moderate…

Quick facts: 43mm steel case with unidirectional turning bezel – 1,220m water resistance with helium help 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 dynamic 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 matched with brilliant covered Royal Oak hands, and an internal pivoting bezel with plunging scale. The watch is fueled by the wonderful 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 turning inward 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 sea-going and motivated by a jellyfish! This three-dimensional round development is controlled by a focal flying tourbillon, with hours and minutes appeared by two pivoting disks. The 53.8mm case includes a unidirectional pivoting 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 hop in the pool (in the event that you dare… )

Quick facts: 53.8mm titanium or pink gold case with unidirectional turning bezel – 50m water resistance – programmed winding focal flying tourbillon with hours and minutes sign – elastic lash with collapsing clasp – CHF 98,000 (titanium, restricted release of 33 pieces) and CHF 118,000 (pink gold, restricted version of 66 pieces)