What should I look for in a diving watch?
At a minimum, ISO-certified dive watches provide: a time-preselecting device protected against inadvertent manipulation; legibility on the dial and visibility in the dark; magnetic-, shock-, and chemical-resistance; strap durability, and—most important of all—water and pressure resistance.
Does anyone actually go diving with a dive watch?
As its name suggests, dive watches are supposed to be used for diving activities. The truth is anyone can dive with or without a watch as a tool because, in most deep-diving explorations, divers use dive computers to aid them underwater instead of the expensive watches. …
Why are dive watches so expensive?
Luxury watches are designed to last a lifetime, and even passed on through generations, so they are made, finished, decorated, and tested extensively before they leave the factory. All these create a market with slow production time and high demand, thus keeping the prices of watches high.
Can you wear a dive watch everyday?
Registered. To me, the dive watch is the quintessential everyday watch. It’s perfect for almost all situations and can grace your wrist at a black tie event or go through a torrential downpour and be fine. I wear almost all of my watches in rotation, but I wear one of my two divers at some point every day.