In recent years, sports watches have become one of the most popular and diverse watch categories, and almost all manufacturers now produce models or collections that can be classified as part of this larger category of luxury watches. However, not all sports watches are created with a specific sport in mind, and even the definition of “sports watch” itself can sometimes be a bit blurry and open to interpretation.
With this in mind, most collectors will agree that sports best replica watches are usually built to robust standards and have a fair degree of water resistance. Beyond that, what constitutes a sports watch is fairly open-ended, and while some sports watches adhere to a simple and straightforward time design, others include additional features and complications specifically designed for their intended purpose.
Classic sports watches are not designed for a specific sport but are designed to be worn during a variety of different sports and demanding activities. These models usually do not include any other additional features or complications to help them perform their intended tasks, and depending on the specific manufacturer, these sports watches can come in many different forms.
Rolex’s first sports watch was the Explorer, which debuted in 1953 to celebrate mankind’s successful ascent of Mount Everest. The Rolex Explorer was pure and simple in design. Unlike many of the brand’s other sports rolex replica watches, the Explorer had no additional features beyond its durable, water-resistant case and reliable self-winding movement. With this in mind, Rolex also produced the Explorer II, which took things up a notch with a date display and an additional 24-hour hand that could be used to track a second-time zone.
Another example of a sports watch that is not designed for a specific sport, but rather intended to be worn throughout a wide variety of outdoor activities is the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra. Unlike many of the other watches in the Seamaster collection, the Aqua Terra doesn’t feature a rotating diving bezel and is not a diving watch. However, with 150 meters of water resistance and a screw-down winding crown, the Omega Aqua Terra is good enough to accompany you into the water.
If you plan to spend a lot of time underwater, then you may want to consider purchasing a dive watch for yourself. Dive watches are easily one of the most popular types of sports watches, although few people actually still use them for scuba diving. A high water resistance rating is an absolute must-have feature for a dive watch, and most dive watches also include a legible display and a rotating bezel that can be used to track immersion times and decompression stops.
The Rolex Submariner was the brand’s original dive watch, first introduced in 1953, and would become the blueprint for all future underwater timepieces. However, Rolex actually has two separate collections of dive watches: the Submariner and Sea-Dweller, of which the Sea-Dweller collection is divided into the standard model and the Deep Sea model, with the Deep Sea representing Rolex’s most capable professional dive fake watch, which is water-resistant to an incredible (and borderline excessive) depth of 3,900 meters.