Travel report #5: Fiji and Tonga with Birgit Standhartinger

Travel report #5: Fiji and Tonga with Birgit Standhartinger
The fifth round of the #apneaworldtour: Fiji and Tonga
The next destinations of our #apneaworldtour are the islands of Fiji and Tonga in the South Pacific, where Birgit Standhartinger spent her time with shark diving and humpback whale snorkelling together with our Apnea Diver Automatic. In her detailed report she tells of her encounter with unforgettable people and animals and newly discovered paradises
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Travel report #6: Egypt with Thilo Eisenhardt

Travel report #6: Egypt with Thilo Eisenhardt

The sixth round of the #apneaworldtour: Egypt 

The next destination of our #apneaworldtour is Egypt. Thilo Eisenhardt discovered the El Quadim bay on the Red Sea together with our Apnea Diver Automatic. In his detailed report he tells of exciting encounters underwater and relaxed moments on the beach


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Travel report #7: Bali with Susanne Lindner

Travel report #7: Bali with Susanne Lindner

The seventh round of the #apneaworldtour: Bali


The next destination of our #apneaworldtour is the island of Bali in the Indian Ocean. Together with our Apnea Diver Automatic Susanne Lindner pursued her wish to learn freediving and therefore signed up for a freediving school. In her detailed report, she talks about the training that has helped her get closer to her dream


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The winning report of the #apneaworldtour: Egypt with Thilo Eisenhardt

The winning report of the #apneaworldtour: Egypt with Thilo Eisenhardt

At the end of the #apneaworldtour, the jury had to rate the individual travel reports and evaluate the feedback of the social media contributions. Now, the winner is finally certain: it is Thilo Eisenhardt! In his report, Thilo discovered the El Quadim Bay at the Red Sea together with our Apnea Diver Automatic. In his extensive travelogue he told about exciting encounters underwater, relaxing on the beach and how the unique timepiece helped him.


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The Walensee Apnea Festival 2018

The Walensee Apnea Festival 2018
For the fifth time, the popular Apnea Festival was hosted in Walensee, Switzerland. Meanwhile, it is one of the largest apnea festivals in Europe. With 30 participants from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the festival was fully booked again this year.
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Bronze: The new gold for divers

Bronze: The new gold for divers
Bronze refers to alloys with at least 60% copper content. However, copper is usually 90%, while the remaining 10% is tin. The first bronze deposits can be found on the fourth millennium BC. Date. However, commercial production began between the years 2500 and 2000 BC. In the Middle East. Bronze is one of the first alloys used.
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Searching for traces with the DAVOSA Argonautic Bronze Limited Edition

Searching for traces with the DAVOSA Argonautic Bronze Limited Edition

Nik Linder recalls his first scars: "At the age of seven, I climbed the tallest trees, and then I saw the fall from the treehouse, leaving tears, blood, and a small scar on my knee."


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The history of the DAVOSA Argonautic-range

The history of the DAVOSA Argonautic-range
The name Argonautic did not come about by accident. In Greek mythology, the Argo was the legendary ship belonging to the hero Jason, who set sail in her to find the Golden Fleece. His trusted companions and fellow adventurers were called the Argonauts. And this is exactly where the DAVOSA Argonautic picks up – on the principle of being a tough and reliable companion for every diver, water sports and outdoor aficionado. 
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Nik Linder: "The best moments I've ever had in the ocean!"

Nik Linder: "The best moments I've ever had in the ocean!"
Nik Linder is on a mission this year. As part of its extensive trip, our Argonautic Bronze is its constant companion over water and underwater. How does the surface of the Argonautic Bronze develop during regular dives with sharks, orcas or contact with salt and freshwater? The first dives with whales, the watch has now left behind as Nik says:
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New cooperation with Freediving-Champion Birgül Erken

New cooperation with Freediving-Champion Birgül Erken

Birgül Erken is Turkish Freediver Champion, national representative and an underwater model. She holds several records in various disciplines of freediving.

We are happy to have won with Birgül a sportswoman for our brand, which embodies the spirit of Davosa and at the same time is a big fan of our watches. We therefore gladly support her in her sporting goals and in return look forward to their beautiful #DAVOSAmoments with your new Davosa Ternos Ceramic Automatic (ref. 161.555.50)  with nylon strap (ref. 169.555.90).


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Ternos Professional GMT Black&White by Luca Tribondeau

Ternos Professional GMT Black&White by Luca Tribondeau
Where remarkable functionality, unconditional precision, an easy-going lifestyle and a whole lot of fun come together, Luca Tribondeau won’t be far away. The Austrian sports ace has taken part in alpine ski races and the new slopestyle discipline at the Olympic games in Sotchi, he is also a passionate surfer and in recent years has begun to make a name for himself as a photographer. With the new limited edition DAVOSA Ternos Professional GMT, he now turns his hand to watch design. In the following article, he will explain the design process and share his ideas, goals and passions with you.
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Travelling is not just changing people

Travelling is not just changing people
Since the beginning of the year, freediver Nik Linder and his DAVOSA Argonautic Bronze have been on a trip around the world, not only to gain personal impressions but also to observe how the watch changes over time and which "impressions" it takes with it travels and breathtaking dives. We asked Nik for an interim conclusion and asked him to tell us a few impressions of the past few months:
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#1 travel report: the Philippines with Jonas Heeb

#1 travel report: the Philippines with Jonas Heeb
First stage of the #apneaworldtour: the Philippines
We are thrilled to announce the start of DAVOSA’s #apneaworldtour: Jonas Heeb, a 33 year-old, Swiss scuba diver trainer (MSTD) and cruise director of the Seven Seas, took our Apnea Diver with him from his current work location in Hurghada on a diving holiday to the Philippines.
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#2 travel report: the Red Sea with Volker Roth

#2 travel report: the Red Sea with Volker Roth
The second round of the #apneaworldtour: the Red Sea
Into the second round! Apnea freshman Volker Roth took the DAVOSA Apnea Diver Automatic to a freediving workshop on a dive safari ship in the southernmost Red Sea. The goal: a long-awaited rendezvous with a manatee. 
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#3 travel report: Israel with Etay Nir

#3 travel report: Israel with Etay Nir
The next destination of our #apneaworldtour is the Mediterranean Sea. Israeli hobby diver Etay Nir has taken the Apnea Diver Automatic on one of his weekly dive trips and tells about a very special underwater experience in his report
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Travel report #4: Madeira with Sittika Maier

Travel report #4: Madeira with Sittika Maier
The fourth round of the #apneaworldtour: Madeira
The next scene of our #apneaworldtour is the Portuguese island of Madeira. Sittika Maier from freedivingmadeira.com took part in an apnea diving course with Nik Linder accompanied by the DAVOSA Apnea Diver Automatic and reports on her newly found passion – freediving
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Review - Argonautic Automatic by OceanicTime

Review - Argonautic Automatic by OceanicTime
Dedicated watch blog OceanicTime has published a review of the PVD gun-plated DAVOSA Argonautic Automatic.
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Walensee Apnea Festival with Nik Linder and DAVOSA

Walensee Apnea Festival with Nik Linder and DAVOSA
"From the 06.-07.th of August again Freedivers from Austria, Germany and Switzerland were taking part in the third Walensee Apnea Festival in Switzerland.This festival became popular for the last three years and this time it was completely sold out.
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Shooting on the Bahamas with Behind the Mask and Tauchen

Shooting on the Bahamas with Behind the Mask and Tauchen
Nik Linder is spending his time at the most beautiful spots of the world. Currently, he is on the Bahamas with the renowned underwater film team "Behind the Mask" to shoot "Above and Below Time". It portraits Nik and his fascinating extreme sport with breathtaking underwater shots and is also about time itself.
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The special features of the DAVOSA Apnea Diver by Nik Linder

The special features of the DAVOSA Apnea Diver by Nik Linder
What is so special about this watch and why is it a “freediving” watch? Those are probably the most frequently posed questions as soon as you see the Apnea Diver for the first time.
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Time for something new

Time for something new
„Enjoy the Moment” is the new message of DAVOSA! Our watches are designed for people who experience and enjoy moments in their own unique way.
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#DAVOSAmoment contest: the #apneaworldtour

#DAVOSAmoment contest: the #apneaworldtour

Our DAVOSA Apnea Diver goes on tour!

Different sports personalities give us insights into the very personal moments that inspire them. The DAVOSA Apnea Diver is the connecting link on their travels to exotic diving destinations, encounters with strange underwater inhabitants and experiences of unique natural environments.


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#2 The Ternos Vintage is one of the best watches below 1,000 €

#2 The Ternos Vintage is one of the best watches below 1,000 €
Affordable mechanics – that’s the theme of the “13 watches under 1,000 euros” article on Watchtime.
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Time for Valentine’s: Why a Watch Gift Makes Perfect Sense

Time for Valentine’s: Why a Watch Gift Makes Perfect Sense

Poets say the best and worst thing about being in love is that it can’t be put into words. This is why gift-giving is one of the best ways of showing not only your love but also your generosity and personality.


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6 Reasons Why Every Man Should Wear a Watch

6 Reasons Why Every Man Should Wear a Watch
A watch is not just about telling time, but about maintaining a relationship with time. Watches tell time very conveniently. Certainly better than using sundials or observing shadow lengths.
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Your Watch vs. Your Personality

Your Watch vs. Your Personality
While men are generally not big on jewelry, a watch is an item you’ll find on the wrist of almost every man regardless of occupation, race or age. You have to wear it practically all day, everyday. As such, your watch is not just how you to tell the time but an extension of yourself. It reflects a man’s likes, dislikes and his general attitude towards life.
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5 Signs of a High Quality Watch

5 Signs of a High Quality Watch

Whether you’re a connoisseur of horology or just a regular watch lover, we all want something great to wear on our wrists. Something that makes you feel great and shows people that you’re great. A watch that tells the time accurately, lasts long and catches the eye just peeping out from under the sleeve of your suit jacket.

Here’s how you can tell whether any watch is worth its salt.


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5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Buying a Watch

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Buying a Watch
Buying a luxury watch, especially for the first time, can be a challenging task for anyone. There are numerous and varied reasons for this.

For starters, watches are complex (and complicated) little devices. One needs to have lots of technical know-how in order to be in a position to choose the right one. It doesn’t help that there are a myriad of brands and options out there, each of them seemingly as attractive as the last.
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Quartz watches are great, and here’s why

Quartz watches are great, and here’s why
The quartz vs. mechanical watch debate rages on and on and will probably persist for the foreseeable future. What watch do you want: an automatic, manual or quartz watch?
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Automatic watches are great, and here’s why

Automatic watches are great, and here’s why

We may be in an age full of innovations but automatic watches are still the in-thing for many people. They were the in-thing before the 1970s when quartz took over, and in recent times they’ve returned as snazzy fashion pieces.

Manual or battery-operated watches are good too, but there are advantages that only an automatic timepiece can offer. We’re gonna run down the major ones here.


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