In motorsport, sponsorships mainly consist of the big brands: Rolex, TAG Heuer, Omega, Tissot, etc. However, seeing a “smaller” brand like YEMA making its way into motorsport, primarily through a prestigious series like the World Endurance Championship, makes me smile.
Off the Cuff: Q Timex Three Time Zone Chronograph
If you’ve already made your summer travel plans, but haven’t yet decided on your travel watch, be sure to check out the Q Timex Three Time Zone Chronograph. While the name is a mouthful, you get exactly what’s advertised—a vintage-inspired chrono with a peculiar complication that isn’t quite a GMT, but functions like one.
Other Watchy Bits: What is a tool watch?
Tool watch is a term often used in the world of horology, but its definition is nebulous and murky and potentially controversial—if you are speaking to the wrong person. In simplest terms, a tool watch has at least one function, beyond timekeeping, for which it was designed. A dive watch, for example, is often equipped with a rotating bezel to track elapsed time while under water. A chronograph has one or more sub-registers which can be actuated to like a stopwatch. It may also work in conjunction with a tachymeter scale to calculate speed over distance.