GV2 Termoclino Diver Watch Collection

GV2 Termoclino Diver Watch Collection - 8902


by John Sealander  

The Ultimate Professional Diver’s Timepiece

GV2 WatchesThe Thermocline layer, or Termoclino in Italian, is an invisible blanket of water that separates the turbulent ocean surface from the calm deep water below. When divers pass through the Thermocline layer, the different refractive index of warm and cold water often gives the layer the appearance of wrinkled or frosted glass. Passing through the Termoclino is something all deep-sea divers experience, and it is a fitting name for the newest professional diver watch from GV2.

The GV2 Termoclino is a genuinely impressive timepiece. The watch is designed for professional divers and is water resistant to an astounding 1,000 meters. Achieving reliable water resistance at these extreme depths is extremely difficult and GV2 believes it is vital to verify the performance of an instrument that could mean the difference between life and death for deep-sea divers. That’s why every Termoclino timepiece that leaves the GV2 factory has a certificate of authenticity that verifies the water resistance and performance of the watch.


Everything about the Termoclino had been designed with the professional diver in mind. The 48 mm timepiece is equipped with a specially designed pressure resistant 316L stainless steel case that is secured using a professional screw-in case back. The watch features a large, extremely readable dial that uses a bright Swiss Superluminova coating on the numbers and hands to ensure easy readability under deep-water conditions.

GV2 8903 Termoclino – MSRP $2,995 GV2 8904 Termoclino – MSRP $2,995
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The critical minute hand, used in conjunction with the aluminum unidirectional rotating bezel to calculate remaining dive time, is painted a bright orange for maximum visibility. There is also a professional screw down crown and orange tipped sweep second hand. Like many high-end diver timepieces, the Termoclino does not utilize a day or date display that might obscure the diver’s view of critical time information.

GV2 8900
Termoclino
MSRP $2,995
GV2 8901
Termoclino
MSRP $2,995
GV2 8902
Termoclino
MSRP $2,995
GV2 8900 Termoclino GV2 8901 Termoclino GV2 8902 Termoclino
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Each of these limited edition timepieces is individually serialized and features an engraving of the characteristic deep sea diver’s helmet on the back of the watch. The high performance 316L stainless steel case is paired with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal and a comfortable silicon strap. The watch is powered by a precision Swiss made quartz movement for trouble-free operation under all conditions.

You don’t have to be a professional diver to appreciate the tools that these pros use. The GV2 Termoclino Diver is the perfect timepiece for any scuba diver or outdoor sportsman. It is also the ultimate sports watch for any occasion. To reserve your own Termoclino diver, contact your authorized GV2 dealer today.

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Fortis Aquatis Diver Watch Collection

Fortis Aquatis Watch Collection - 671.15.45


by John Sealander  

When the sea is unforgiving, you need a watch that has your back.

Fortis WatchesVeteran sailors have known for centuries that the sea can be treacherous and unforgiving. That’s why the best seagoing timepieces have always been uncompromising. When your life could depend on knowing exactly how much oxygen you have left or on setting the correct course for shore, sailors and divers need a timepiece they can depend on under the worst of circumstances.

Fortis has become a favorite among seagoing adventurers for precisely these reasons. With a Fortis Aquatis timepiece on your wrist, you can be confident that the sea has met its equal. Most Aquatis timepieces feature tough 316L stainless steel cases that are water resistant to an impressive 660 feet. They have screw-down crowns, with clearly marked unidirectional rotating bezels that make it easy for divers to calculate their remaining oxygen supply. These superlative timing tools also feature one of the brightest Superluminova displays available anywhere, making them easy-to-read in even the darkest waters.

Fortis Marinemaster

With its clearly superior design and an abundance of functional features, the popular Fortis Marinemaster exemplifies the ideal diver watch. Among the first things you notice about the 42 mm Marinemaster are the oversized lunettes on the unidirectional color-coded stainless steel bezel. These large, knurled lunettes provide an easy-to-grip surface even when using diving gloves, adding an extra level of confidence for the serious diver. The Marinemaster dial, with its large, uncluttered display and bright white Superluminova numbers and indices is ideal for anyone who spends time on the water.

Fortis 671.17.41
Marinemaster
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Marinemaster
Fortis 671.24.14
Marinemaster
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Fortis B-42 Diver

For divers who prefer a more traditional look, the superlative 42 mm Fortis Diver shares many of the Marinemaster’s features, without the oversized lunettes on the rotating bezel. Both models are available in three-hand and chronograph configurations, with a choice of a fitted Fortis stainless steel bracelet, a comfortable silicon strap, or a luxury topstitched leather band. Certain models are also available with a lightweight titanium case and bracelet.

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Fortis Big

Completing the Fortis Aquatis Collection are the unconventional Big models. These oversized 47 mm monsters share the Marinemaster’s unique oversized lunettes, while adding a specially designed unidirectional rubber coated bezel with raised three-dimensional numbers. Unique to the Big is an innovative semi-transparent dial that exposes both the day and date in separate windows, as the two date wheels rotate in opposite directions.

At the heart of all Aquatis Collection timepieces is a reliable and extremely accurate Swiss made automatic mechanical movement with a two-year manufacturer’s warranty that seasoned sailors and divers have learned to depend on. If you find yourself spending time on the water, or under it, you’re going to want a Fortis Aquatis timepiece on your wrist. Before you set sail for your next adventure, be sure to contact an authorized Fortis dealer and ask to see the entire Fortis Aquatis Collection.

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Fortis Marinemaster Watch Collection

Fortis 671.19.49 Marinemaster


by John Sealander  

Any serious sailor, diver, or adventurer wouldn’t go near water without one of these.

Fortis WatchesFortis Marinemaster timepieces have been a favorite of sailors, divers and naval officers ever since they were initially introduced in the early 1960’s. These professionals were quick to recognize that the Marinemaster was a serious timing tool that they could depend on in any situation.

Buy Fortis Marinemaster Watch CollectionOver the years, Fortis has continued to refine and enhance the Marinemaster design and many feel that the current collection of these superb sea-going timepieces is the best they have ever produced. Sharing a common heritage with the legendary Fortis B-42, the impressive 42 mm Marinemaster features an impregnable three-piece stainless steel case that is water resistant to 660 feet. To accommodate divers wearing gloves, the clearly marked unidirectional rotating bezel has extra large stainless steel lunettes instead of the typical knurled edge. This extra touch greatly enhances use of the bezel under water.

Fortis 670.15.45 Marinemaster Fortis 671.24.14 Marinemaster
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The functional dial is clear and easy-to-read even under difficult lighting conditions with bright white Superluminova hands and indices. Chronograph versions of the Marinemaster feature a 30-minute totalizer at 12 o’clock, a 12-hour totalizer at 6 o’clock, and a free running small seconds dial and 9 o’clock; making it easy to time virtually any type of event.

Fortis 670.19.49
Marinemaster
Fortis 670.23.43
Marinemaster
Fortis 670.24.14
Marinemaster
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In addition to the rotating 60-minute scale on the bezel of all Marinemaster timepieces, the three-hand configuration includes a handy 24-hour scale inscribed on the chapter ring, while the chronograph versions feature a tachymeter scale in this location. Dual windows for the day and date at 3 o’clock complete the impressive display.

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Marinemaster
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Marinemaster
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Marinemaster
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Buy Fortis Marinemaster Watch CollectionFortis Marinemasters are powered by a precision Swiss made automatic movement and equipped with a solid screw down stainless steel caseback, engraved with the traditional Fortis submarine, for greater water resistance. To protect the easy-to-read dial, there is a scratch resistant sapphire crystal that has an advanced anti-reflective coating on both sides.

Both the three-hand and chronograph versions of the Marinemaster are available with a choice of blue, white, orange, red, or yellow dials that can be equipped with a premium topstitched leather strap, a colorful silicon strap, or a solid stainless steel bracelet. To put one of these professional timing tools on your wrist, contact an authorized Fortis dealer today and ask to see the exciting new Marinemaster Collection.

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Joe Mantegna Catches Criminals with Fortis

Joe Mantegna as David Rossi on Criminal Minds


by Meehna Goldsmith  

Fortis WatchesCriminal Minds has been a hit since debuting on CBS in September 2005, and it’s no small part due to the acting talents of Joe Mantegna. Although Mantegna joined the cast in the show’s third year, after the departure of Mandy Patinkin who played Senior Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Jason Gideon, he took over the big responsibility of being the headliner responsible for carrying a large part of the show.

Mantegna plays David Rossi, another Senior Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) voluntarily returning to the team after taking early retirement from the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) for personal projects. A highly experienced profiler, he was one of the original members of the unit. During his hiatus he wrote books and did the lecture circuit discussing criminal analysis.

Criminal Minds is what’s classified as a police procedural program. What makes it different is the focus. While most, if not all, procedurals focus on solving the crime, Criminal Minds puts their attention to profiling the dangerous criminal referred to as the unsub or “unknown subject”—and these people have really twisted minds.

On the show, part of Mantegna’s wardrobe is the Fortis 648.10.12 K, from the B-42 Diver watch collection. Fortis is known for their rugged watches, and this model has the added benefit of being water resistant, so Rossi can rely on it to hold up in the field, which is crucial in his job.

Joe Mantegna With His Fortis B-42 Diver Fortis 648.10.12 K B-42 Diver
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Off the Criminal Minds set, Mantegna is a busy guy with a multi-faceted career. He works in television, film and stage, having appeared in David Mamet’s play Glengarry Glen Ross, for which he won a Tony. He’s acted in films including The Godfather Part III, Bugsy and Searching for Bobby Fischer, and he voiced characters in The Simpsons and Cars 2. But his talent doesn’t stop there, he’s also a musician who played in a band that eventually went on to form the group Chicago. By that time, Mantegna had left the band to pursue his acting career.

Fans, however, get their biggest dose of Mantegna weekly on Criminal Minds where, when he’s not profiling the bad guys, you can see he’s definitely having a ball with the crew and his co-stars on the set.

In the following video, Joe Mantegna is wearing his Fortis 635.10.11 L.01 B-42 Pilot Professional watch. “I chose this Fortis watch, because this is what a successful FBI profiler would wear,” Joe says.

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Historic Gevril Sea Cloud Watch Collection


by John Sealander  

A Sportsman’s Watch that a Gentleman Would Appreciate

Gevril WatchesWhen watch industry insider Samuel Friedmann acquired 265 year old Gevril Horlogerie in 2001, he was determined to build on this historic company’s illustrious watchmaking heritage by creating a collection of contemporary luxury timepieces that maintained the high quality and craftsmanship established by the Swiss company’s master watchmakers.

The impressive Gevril Men’s Sea Cloud Collection offers ample proof that Samuel Friedmann’s vision has been realized. Each of these professional diver timepieces has been hand crafted with such care and detail that sportsmen and gentlemen alike would be proud to wear one. The 40 mm Sea Cloud has been made available in chronograph or GMT configurations with a choice of a unidirectional 60-minute diver bezel, or a bi-directional 24-hour multi-time-zone bezel.

This precision timing tool is engineered to provide a lifetime of reliable service with professional features like a screw-down crown and a massive 316L surgical stainless steel case that is water resistant to 660 feet. The rotating stainless steel bezel features raised, cast steel numbers that that can be read by touch as well as sight. An anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal protects a highly readable dial with bright, luminous indices and sword style hands.

Gevril 3102 Sea Cloud
GMT Diver Watch
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GMT Diver Watch
Gevril 3103 Sea Cloud
Chronograph Diver
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Genuine Swiss-made automatic movements power both the chronograph and GMT Sea Cloud models, and each has been equipped with an appropriate module for the added chronometer or 24-hour time complication. These beautifully crafted timepieces come with a solid 316L stainless steel bracelet that is secured with a fashionable deployment safety clasp.

Like all Gevril timepieces, the production of Sea Cloud GMT and Chronometer models has been strictly limited to maintain quality standards. A Gevril watch isn’t for everybody. According to Gevril founder Samuel Friedmann, these exclusive timepieces were created to meet the needs of very discriminating customers who are looking for something unique. If you’ve been looking for a professional diver watch that you could wear to a board meeting, you may be that special customer.

To put one of these superlative timing tools on your wrist, contact your authorized Gevril watch dealer immediately and ask to see the Sea Cloud Collection. You’ll have to act fast, because you’re probably not the only sportsman, or gentleman, who appreciates this kind of quality, and there are very few pieces of this historic watch remaining to be purchased.

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Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Watch Collection


by John Sealander  

The classic styling on these iconic divers has often been imitated, but never equaled.

Fortis WatchesWhen Fortis introduced the Marinemaster in the 1960’s, it quickly became one of the company’s most popular and enduring designs. It’s easy to see why. The Marinemaster embodied everything the venerable Swiss watchmaker believed in. Marinemaster watches were well-made, precision timing tools that divers, aviators, and adventurers could depend on in any situation.

Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Watch CollectionOver the years, the first Marinemaster design grew to become an entire collection, linked by a common set of principles. Today’s Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Collection includes both three-hand day-date configurations and chronographs engineered to meet a wide variety of professional needs. These watches all feature a clearly marked unidirectional rotating bezel for timing dives and a durable stainless steel case that is water resistant to an impressive 660 feet.

Fortis 647.11.42 K
B-42 Marinemaster
Three Hand
Fortis 671.10.41 K
B-42 Marinemaster Chronograph
Fortis 673.10.41 K
B-42 Marinemaster Chronograph
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All B-42 Marinemasters feature easy-to-read day-date windows at 3 o’clock, and chronograph configurations add an innovative oversized knurled edge to the rotating bezel, making it exceptionally easy to manipulate underwater. Like many Fortis watches, the B-42 Marinemaster incorporates one of the cleanest, easy-to-read dials on the market. In both the three-hand and chronograph configurations, it is this large, extremely legible dial that makes the watch a true professional timing tool. Some users prefer the simplicity of the three-hand versions, since the watch is so easy to read in difficult situations. Others prefer the chronograph models, with additional 12-hour, 30-minute, and small seconds subdials, for their versatile timing capabilities. Either way, these exciting 42mm masterpieces will never let you down.

Fortis B-42 Marinemasters are powered by a precision, Swiss-made automatic movement and protected by an anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Some models also incorporate a clear viewing port on the case back, providing an intriguing glimpse of the intricate mechanical movement at work. B-42 Marinemaster timepieces can be equipped with silicon, caoutchouc, or top-quality calfskin straps to meet your needs. Alternately, some models can also be equipped with a solid stainless steel bracelet.

Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Watch CollectionAfter a century of watchmaking innovation, the Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Collection remains a visible and enduring affirmation of the legendary quality that Fortis has become famous for. Even the Fortis name means “strength,” and that’s a strong reason to contact an authorized Fortis dealer immediately and reserve your own B-42 Marinemaster.

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