Beachmaster - our apex mission timing watch has been four years in the making and so original it's been granted a patent.
Named Beachmaster due to its mission timing story based around D-Day landings. Initially imagined in response to a request put to us at a Royal Marines event then honed into the most capable watch we have ever put our names to.
Imagine you’re nine hours out from mission start: simply rotate the split scale inner bezel using the upper crown and set it nine hours in advance of the GMT hand. The GMT hand will travel around the bezel scale, counting down towards H hour (- mission start) and then continue its journey around the second half of the split inner bezel, counting up to a rendezvous at a predetermined time after H hour.
As well as its timing functionality Beachmaster is also a 'caller' GMT with an independent GMT hand as well as an external ceramic 60 minute uni-directional countdown bezel.
The case back is of course perfectly straight and true because it’s precisely bolted down, compressing the oversized seal perfectly whilst tensioning the movement shock protection system.
In the centre, the Beachmaster wordmark is deeply stamped above the wave NATO amphibious assault symbol. An octagonal frame represents the ‘spatial placement symbol’ from the NATO APP-6(C) Joint Military Symbology manual, used to control the proportions of all NATO battle space signage.
One turn of the high grip upper mission timing crown is all you need to feel our obsessive pursuit of detailed perfection. As the inner bezel moves, spring-loaded ceramic ball bearings click in and out of precisely machined chambers, securing the bezel precisely where required.
To read on, jump into this blog post from our Journal for the full Beachmaster story.
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• Swiss made high performance Ronda 515.24H quartz movement with independently adjustable 24hr/GMT function • 40mm dark grey sandblasted PVD stainless steel case • Subtle matt wave ‘amphibious assault’ graphic in the dial centre • Matte black dial with tonal grey luminous graphics. (NB: Grey luminous does not perform as well as other colours) • Waterproof to 300M/1000ft; individually tested • Bi directional rotating Internal mission timing bezel with click-lock ceramic ball bearing mechanism • Internal movement shock protection system • Scratch resistant domed sapphire crystal with clear internal anti reflective coating • Custom hobnail knurled crowns at 2H and 4H • Easy change screw in strap bars with socket heads • Personal laser engraving included • Cut to fit rubber divers strap with matching double fold deployant buckle • Patent No. GB2509109
9H-3H - 40mm case excluding crowns
41mm divers bezel
12H-6H - 50mm max to tip of case shoulders
Maximum thickness - 14mm
Strap width - 22mm