The Seascoper 600 has bragging rights when in comes to water resistance, its helium escape valve, and the exclusive in-house T10 movement. But the Seascoper 300 corners the market on cool—at least in my opinion—with its more traditional dive dial, its pared down bezel, and its sleeker case.
Off the Cuff: Whitby Watch Company Ad Mare Dive Watch
The official motto under Canada’s coat of arms reads A Mari usque ad Mare, which translates from the Latin as “From Sea to Sea.” To commemorate this heritage, The Whitby Watch Company has launched a new series of timepieces. The Ad Mare Collection is a slate of three divers--one to represent each of the seas along Canada's border: the Arctic, Pacific and Atlantic.
Off the Cuff: YEMA Superman FAF Search and Rescue
In the early 1970s, YEMA began equipping the French Air force with a dive watch. This might seem a bit pessimistic on behalf of the nation’s flyboys, but the watches were intended for a specialized group within the Search and Rescue branch: the Aviation Rescue Swimmers. The watch in question was YEMA’s historic Superman, reference 24.11.17. This marked the beginning of a decades-long collaboration.