Men's Watches

Watch of the Week #14- Stuhrling Original- Regatta Champion

INTRODUCTION

 

Welcome back to our watch of the week series. For week 14, we will go through the Stuhrling Original Regatta champion watch. To summarise the Regatta Champion is a very simple, elegant and functional sports watch.

If you are interested in getting yourself a sports watch, you can check out the Sturhling Original’s Regatta Champion by clicking this link. Otherwise, we will go through the watch bit by bit. Now, if you are ready, then let’s dive straight into this watch!!

Stuhrling Regatta (Source: Zalora.com)

MATERIAL

 

In terms of material, stainless steel is the main material of this watch. Everything is made from stainless steel, including the 44 cases, case back and the 22mm metal bracelet.  Besides that, the tri-fold clasp, screw-down crown, and coin bezel is also stainless steel.  Lastly, krysterna crystal (trademark) is used as the crystal of the watch.

Types of Stainless Steel (Source: Unifiedalloys.com)

DIMENSION

 

Next, we will go through the dimensions of the watch. Firstly, we will talk about the diameter of the case. As already stated, this watch has a 44mm diameter round case. On top of that, it also has a 22mm wide oyster style bracelet. Lastly, the case is 11.44mm thick from the crystal to the case back.

Size guide (Source: Stuhrling.com)

SURFACE APPEARANCE

 

Let’s not forget to mention the design of the watch as well. Well obviously, this sports watch features a coin-edge bezel, oyster style bracelet and a screw down crown at 3 o’clock position. As for the coin-edge bezel, it comes in two colors, both red and blue variation. On top of the bezel, there is a combination of numbers, index, and shapes to indicate the minute.

Front (Source: Zalora.com)

Moreover, the bezel is rotatable in one direction, in a counter-clockwise direction. Next, we will take a look at the dial. This time, Sturhling Original uses a black color dial to match both the red and blue bezel. On top of the bezel, you can see the combination of index and numbers (12,3,6,9) to indicate time. Furthermore, the hands are completely different shapes.

Blue variation (Source:Zalora.com)

The hour hand features a lollipop style hand while the minute hand features a dauphine style hands. Also, the second hand is the same color as the color of the bezel. The good thing about the indexes and hands are that all of them glow in the dark (luminous).

Side (Source: Zalora.com)

Other information includes the word Sturhling Original, professional diver and the depth rating on the dial. If you look closely, there is a small sub-dial which shows the date at the 4 o’clock position. Extra details include the Stuhrling ‘S’ logo on the crown and the word Stuhrling Original carved on the tri-fold clasp.

Back View (Source: Zalora.com)

MOVEMENT/ ENGINE

 

The Regatta Champion houses Swiss quartz, Ronda 515 movement. In summary, this is a standard 3 hand quartz movement with a date complication. On top of that, it also runs with 1 jewel. The rest of the specifications of the movement can be found on the Powertech website as listed here.

Movement (Source: Ronda.com.ch)

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