A Retro Return

Omega has issued a limited-edition version of its 1969 Seamaster Bullhead chronograph—one the brand’s most sought-after timepieces—with a new automatic movement. The new Co-Axial calibre 3113 movement replaces the manually wound calibre 930 in the vintage model and is equipped with a column-wheel chronograph. Produced in 669 pieces, the new Omega Bullhead chronograph ($9,600) features […]

Running the Line: A Summer Guide to Sailing Watches

While the boats in the 34th America’s Cup may struggle to make the starting line, watches dedicated to sailing, and racing in particular, have arrived in greater numbers than ever before. The so-called regatta watch, which assists a skipper in timing the start so that the boat crosses the line immediately after—but not before—the gun […]

Omega’s Depth Chargers

Six years after it introduced the Planet Ocean collection into its popular Seamaster family, Omega is diving deeper with 46 models ($5,700 to $33,000) outfitted with in-house movements featuring the brand’s Co-Axial technology and silicon hairsprings—all backed by a four-year warranty. A highlight among the 2011 debuts is the 45.50 mm chronograph powered by the […]