I find the image of the hand moving much more intuitive that reading numbers. Cheers you only me from over the sea Click on the New Photo Galleries tab and find out what we mean. Still on the original strap. It was also handy for pursuit races being able to re-set the countdown for your particular class. February 17th Optimum Time knows its products are No. It has to stand up to being beat on. The watches come complete with an easy-to-use charger included that will plug into almost any USB socket.
Optimum Time is always reviewing its product ranges to see if we can improve them in any way. None of the world-famous features are lost, but buttons around the outside of the watch make them much easier to press with gloves on. Three trips back to the factory to prevent parts fallling out of it did not solve the issue. First images of new Series 11 July As previously told on these news pages the OS11 is replacing the OS1 with a new sleek form but the same great specifications. More information and images will be available closer to the arrival! I have the casio one too, never let me down, and if i did loose it, easy to get hold of another one. The full “Optimum Sailing” range as it is known has an array of styles, sizes and functions that cater for all needs.
One thing we can offer is a club, series or team their own line of limited edition watches.
Solid and chunky yet not too heavy, shiny and bold, yet is suitably understated and chic, beautiful, yet totally practical. I set mine to loop around a 5min countdown and I guess the facility to re-sync was missing but generally if I missed the 5min gun Id start my watch at the 4min and then just go when it got down to 1min.
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Sync button as well. More than any other issue, this is my biggest problem.
One look on the first gun followed by a check glance on the second and you’re set. Ideal for wearing in the sailing club, on a yacht, for leisure use and in the office, yet retaining all the renowned OT functions Posted May 15, My old Aquastar kicks butt. Optimum Time is always reviewing its product ranges to see if we os1121 improve them in any way.
It tije also handy for pursuit races being able to re-set the countdown for your particular class. If the battery is not the issue just get another one.
Looking to pick up a new watch – old casio one died – looking to find out whats good what works and what i shouldn’t go near. Hockey watches are now available in a range of bright colours to compliment the core products.
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Coming in a range of bright colours, pick one to match your boat, kit or just for fun. Sign In Sign Up. Posted February 14, October Sajling new version of the classic event watch has now landed in the UK. Love sailing barefoot, i use the Timw 5 fingers. February 17th Optimum Time knows its products are No. My 6 year old, 35 dollar Timex Ironman is still kickin and going strong.
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You can buy a new ironman for less than a decent band. I think unless your a teenager your unlikely to wear a Casio plastic watch as your eatch watch, so most of the people who rave about these watches only use them for sailing. The full “Optimum Sailing” range as it is known has an array of styles, sizes and functions that cater for all needs.
Buttons are not the most responsive and the strap is not removable–I prefer a using a Velcro band optikum the foredeck.
A cheap watch with a synch button is perfect. You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.
Not quite a new product, but a new idea. Welcome to the new OS SERIES R and R watches – wafch know in sailing circles for the design and fantastic functions — including the massive digits in the last 59 seconds of countdown.
I loved tiime Ironman but having the additional audible sequences makes it a hell of a lot easier. I find saiing a real shame that they stopped making the Musto Regatta watch, that was a great piece of kit. Electrical ssiling it into the band-holder thingy or it is going into the drink Best sailing watch I ever owned buttons easily operable but not easily set off accidentallyand great for everyday use. United Kingdom Online Status: Contact your local dealer to get in your Christmas stocking!
I used the Ironman for 30 years, been through dozens of bands.
These watches combine style, practicality and function and will provide a great compact backup on the cross country course too. The “Big Yellow” now comes in pink. More information and images will be available closer to the arrival!
It’s not cheap, it’s not perfect I lost one once when my boom knocked the watch bit out of the clip its sits in on the strapbut I can read it at a glance and synchronise it easily at 4min, because I’m nearly always late setting it on the 5.