Tudor Plants Its Flag

Tudor North Flag

The North Flag represents the future of Tudor: confident, modern, adventurous and independent.

A Bigger, Badder Wolf

Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 53

A dive watch icon of the 1970s, the Zodiac Super Sea Wolf howls again in a new version that's bigger and badder than ever.

When Industry Standards Aren't Good Enough

Omega Globemaster

Chronometer certification was not good enough for Omega. So they developed their own certification standard, and then built a watch that could achieve it .

Multinational Horology

IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar

How do you silence your critics? You make something great, which is just what IWC did with its Portugieser Annual Calendar.

Back to the Age of Aquarius

Oris Divers Sixty-Five

The Oris Divers Sixty-Five is as close as you can get to diving into the past, with a watch straight from the golden age of scuba.

Sweden's Flagship SUV

Volvo XC90

The new XC90 isn't just a ground-up reinvention of Volvo's best-selling SUV — it's the flagship for the company's reinvention.

No Sharks and No Salt

Frozen in Time: Diving the Wrecks of the Great Lakes

With over 6,000 wrecks to choose from, and proximity to major urban centers, one might think wrecking diving in the Great Lakes would be a popular endeavor. But few people, even in the region, know about these troves just offshore.

The North Journal
Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: August 11, 2015

A watch for the vision impaired, Omega's Rio tribute, Jaeger-LeCoultre lets you travel anywhere in style and more.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: August 4, 2015

Emmanuel Bouchet debuts a new brand, a Swatch for the beach, new Autodromo driving glove colorways and more.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: July 28, 2015

A race-inspired Graham, a thin tourbillon from Parmigiani, a very special Zenith pilot and some tantalizing tantalum.

The Summer Blues

10 Blue Watches for a Red-Hot Summer

Blue watches are enjoying their moment, and whether you're a pilot, a diver, a sailor or just looking for a little color on your wrist, here are the 10 best.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: July 21, 2015

Two hardcore divers, a titanium startup, a watch from Detroit that's not a Shinola, a music box shaped like a TIE Fighter and more.

Ticking of the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: July 14, 2015

More Only Watch auction one-offs from Ulysse Nardin, Louis Vuitton and Jaquet Droz; back to the '60s with Glashütte Original; and Grand Seiko celebrates 55 years with a new Spring Drive chronograph.

Flight of the Hunter

Pulling 5 Gs at the Oris Ambri Fly-In

"I’ll say, ‘Eject, eject, eject’ only once and you pull that handle,” retired Swiss Air Force pilot Stefan Weber instructs me as he goes through his final pre-flight check. “Don’t ask me anything back or you’ll be talking to an empty seat.”

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: July 7, 2015

New unique pieces from Piaget, Laurent Ferrier and Speake-Marin for the worthy Only Watch auction, an anniversary watch from Christopher Ward and Oris has a new high-flyer.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: June 30, 2015

Bremont goes to sea, the President's watch goes automatic, and Tudor goes back in time, plus a pink strap that you'll be proud to wear.

Baja for Non-Tourists

Going Off the Grid and Underwater in Cabo Pulmo

Returning from Cabo Pulmo, I wondered why I surround myself with so much stuff and so many complications when my happiest moments are the exact opposite: living out of a backpack, following the rhythms of climate and culture, and turning off the phone.

When in Rome

The Calendar Watch, Explained

If you thought figuring out the Gregorian calendar, with its short months and leap years, was hard, try building a mechanical timepiece that will do it. Fortunately, watchmakers never shy away from a challenge.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: June 16, 2015

Two auctions, a piece of British aviation history, an IWC that's sailed around the world, a one-handed German, and your perfect summer watch.

Or, How Not to Get Ripped

How to Escape a Rip Current

Rip currents are a leading cause of drowning deaths at beaches around the world. But if you know how to escape one, you can live to swim another day. Here's how.

Guide to Life
Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: June 9, 2015

Pilots, divers and drivers from Switzerland, England and Germany fill out this week's new watches. And one horological machine.

Ticking Off the Week's News in Watches

This Week in Watches: June 2, 2015

If there's nothing that appeals to you in today's lineup, you're probably wearing an Apple Watch. We've got two classic divers, a pair of racing chronographs, a safari watch and a high flyer.

Ticking Off The Week's News In Watches

This Week in Watches: May 26, 2015

Just in time for summer is a quiver of new sports watches: Omega's new regatta timer, Rafa's new tourbillon, Audemars Piguet's racing watch developed with Michael Schumacher and more.

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