Diving is a high adrenaline sport. Those who love this sport cannot ever get enough of it. But underwater diving is not all that simple. It has to be aided with the right apparel and accessories. The body undergoes a lot of physiological transformations as we move deeper into the ocean because of the change in oxygen - nitrogen levels. Therefore it is important to time the decent and ascent inside the water for a safe dive and that's when a watch comes to play. Here are top 10 dive watches for men.
There is a wide variety of watches available in the market from a number of brands like Citizen, Seiko. When we select a watch it’s important to keep in mind not just the budget but other requirements like to how resistant, visibility underwater, material, durability etc. Listed here are some of the diving watches with their features.
This black watch with blue luminescence can also act as fashion accessory when you are not exploring water depths.
It has a case of stainless steel and the straps are of rubber with a screw at base and a screw out crown. This watch can withstand underwater pressure as the crystals are shatter resistant. It has sub dials that display hours minutes and seconds. It is water resistant up to 200 m, making it an ideal choice for divers. It has both 12 and 24 hour display. These killer looking watches are a must have for the collectors.
This low cost watch from Body Glove is ideal for recreational divers.
It has a plastic case with steel ring and polyurethrene strap. This trendy low cost watch has digital display in both 12 and 24 hours format. The watch gives the option to set alarm and to display day and time. It has a countdown timer to keep track of time elapsed. It also has an el back light and is ideal for amateur divers.
This stunning Swiss watch is a perfect for fashion savvy divers
These black dial watches have about 25 jewels. They require no batteries and are powered by wrist movements. They are made of 316L steel which is marine resistant steel. It has a superior screw crown that makes it highly water resistant (up to 300m). It's a pretty heavy watch because of its thick bracelet and has unidirectional bezel.
This dashing black watch from Seiko doesn't require batteries and are powered just by the wrist action.
These kinetic watches have a metal case and black straps. The bezel which rotates uni-directionally measures the elapsed time. It has a window to show the date. It has a wide case and a screw down button. The water resistance is up to 200m. Indicators for the reserve power are also present. It comes with 3 years of warranty.
This watch is made of high quality steel that can with stand corrosion and has much thicker application of luminescent marker.
This watch has a huge dial and a date and day viewer. It has a brush finish metal case and rubber strap. The watch is made of marine resistant steel and special shock resistant casing. The case is attached to the strap very strongly. The screw in gives water resistance of up to 200 m and without it too for about 100m. It has a unidirectional rotating bezel that can be reset easily.
This reactor watch has a unidirectional bezel and Swiss luminous markers.
Reactor critical mass drive watch has a metal case and strap. It has got brush finish and gold accents making it extremely attractive with a black dial and date reader too. The mineral glass is k1 hardened, making it extra resistant. The strap is attached to the case very strongly. It has got a triple O-ring protection when screwed down.
This watch allows evaporation of moisture from backside of dial
The stainless steel case has nitride plating and a matte finish. The straps are made of rubber and are integrated to the screw in. With the crown screwed in, it can resist water up to 200m. Without the screw too, it offers water resistance up to 100 m. It has scratch and shatter resistant mineral glass.
These self winding watches comes with solid anti corrosive stainless steel construction
These watches from Japan have unidirectional bezels and can be easily reset to calculate the elapsed time. They require no batteries and have up to 200m water resistance which makes them ideal for diving. The luminescent markers make them the best choice for diving partners. To ensure water resistance it has a screw down locking system.
This black watch has red and orange luminescent marker for reading in dark.
The ISO certified watch is a favorite among divers as it’s not just stylish but also has got some great features. Since it’s from the Eco lander series, it requires no batteries. It has a 50 minute chronograph, sub dials and 125 ft depth display. The bezels are unidirectional and indicate the elapsed time.
Cost effective and high on style, this pocket friendly digital watch is ideal for light water sports and enthusiasts
This body glove watch is digital and has a plastic case integrated to poly urethrene strap. This digital watch is ideal for light water sports rather than diving as the water resistance is only 100 m. The main feature of this watch are LCD display, day and date display, El back light, multiple alarm and countdown timer.