Articles

Casio MDV106-1A Diver Wristshot On Beach
Articles

Best Affordable Dive Watches

On the hunt for an affordable dive watch? I’m here to help, no matter what your budget may be! $500 or less, $200 or less, or even under $100.

READ MORE →
Best Women's Dive Watches – Omega Seamaster Pro 300 Midsize
Articles

2016’s Best Women’s Dive Watches

On the lookout for the perfect women’s diver? With much research I’ve compiled a list of the best women’s dive watches currently available. Check it out!

READ MORE →
Best Orange Divers – DOXA SUB1200T
Articles

The Best Orange Dive Watches

A lot of people are completely obsessed with orange dive watches, and for good reason. They offer a very bright alternative to the mass of black and white dialed watches available, and visually pop off of the wrist.Why are bright orange dials so popular on dive watches? Orange faced dive watches …

READ MORE →
Helson Shark Diver Brass
Articles

2016’s Best Dive Watches Under $500

Need a new watch and have a budget of under $500? You’re in luck since the best dive watches under $500 but above ~$250 are the ultimate sweet-spot for features vs. cost.Unlike the sub-$200 watches, here you’ll start seeing sapphire crystals, automatic watches with higher quality movements featuring longer power …

READ MORE →
Casio MDV106-1A Wrist Shot with black NATO strap
Articles

2016’s Best Dive Watches under $100

Finding proper dive watches under $100 that aren’t complete garbage is quite the chore. offers several nice looking inexpensive divers, but everything I’ve read and heard about them is that they fall apart very quickly, or are broken on arrival. I’ll be reviewing a few myself here soon to see if those …

READ MORE →
Seiko SKX007 Unboxing - Close view of the brand new SKX007
Articles

2016’s Best Dive Watches Under $200

Need a wrist watch that’s stylish, but also rugged and useful? Or you don’t dive with a computer, and need a reliable watch to keep track of your dive time? These inexpensive dive watches fit the bill perfectly.Extremely water resistant, shock-proof, and beautiful, you won’t have to worry about breaking one …

READ MORE →
ArticlesHistory

Evolution of the Rolex Submariner

The Rolex Submariner is one of the most popular dive watches of all time, easily shown by the . While reading an article about the history of the Rolex Submariner, I found myself wanting a visual guide to the various changes made throughout the years to the iconic diver. I couldn’t find one, …

READ MORE →
Helberg CH1 Bronze diver
Articles

Holiday Gift Guide – Watches for Him

Trying to find the perfect gift for a special man in your life? Watches make an outstanding present – they not only provide a practical and useful function (telling time) but are also commonly the only piece of jewelry (besides a wedding band) worn by men. As such they allow …

READ MORE →
Articles

Holiday Gift Guide – Watches For Her

Looking for a gift for that special lady in your life? Sorting through various manufactures dive watches aimed at women is quite the chore. Many of them are only ‘diver style’ and not actually suitable for diving. Others are so small that while they might look nice, they’d be useless for …

READ MORE →
Benarus Moray
Articles

Top Boutique Dive Watch Companies

H2O / HelbergH2O and Helberg are two brands from the H2O Watch Company, based out of Germany. H2O Watch specializes in extremely customizable, high tech mechanical dive watches. Each watch is tailor-made to your exact specifications, making every watch unique.In addition to their watches being fully customizable with interchangeable bezels, …

READ MORE →
Seiko SKX007 Unboxing - Wrist shot of brand new SKX007
Articles

Dive Watch Sizing Guide

What size watch will look best on your wrist?Watch sizing can be a complicated topic, and there’s no hard rules. A lot of the ‘look best’ part comes down to personal preference. Some people with small wrists are perfectly comfortable wearing a behemoth diver that others may consider outlandish looking …

READ MORE →
Guide to Dive Watches
ArticlesLearn the Basics

Dive Watches: A Quick Guide to the Basics

Just getting into watches? Be sure to reference our guide to common watch terms while reading this. What is a dive watch? At it’s most basic, a dive watch (also known as a diving watch, or a diver’s) is a watch designed for underwater diving that can withstand at a …

READ MORE →
ArticlesLearn the Basics

Basic Watch Terminology

Just getting into watches? If you’re like me, you’re running into a lot of seemingly obscure terms and phrases.  So what do all these watch specific words mean? I’m not going to be able to cover everything you might see, but this guide will provide a good reference, so you’ll be …

READ MORE →

Get Dive Watches Blog in Your Inbox!

Rand

I have one. It does keep good time. Sharp looking, waterproof, have many many dives on it. 100 feet? Check. However it's at jeweler getting it's second movement put in…

tarun aarya

Nice piece of blog, Thanks for sharing the news!

Ralph Livingstone

Very helpful review! Based on your review combined with several others I read, I recently added this model to my small collection as an 'everyday beater'. I'm very pleased with…

Rich Jarrett

Great review site- thanks! On the Regatta, I don't think you needed flathead screwdrivers to adjust the bracelet- those tiny screw heads I think you saw were most likely the…

anonymous

Noticed it a lot, especially in Seikos. The same dull,zoomed in picture in white backrounds.