The Tudor Hydronaut story started in the late 1990s with the Hydronaut I. Then, the Tudor Hydronaut II arrived on the market ten years later in 2009. Indeed, the two variations represent a symbol of the longevity of the brand's family of beautiful dive watches. As a watch with 40mm stainless steel case sporting tapered lugs, there is a seamless 60-minute bezel crafted from steel, with a black dial features luminous markers and hands.
With a case that is waterproof up to 200 meters, there is reliable protection for the automatic movement within that sits upon a sleek linked steel bracelet. Without a doubt, this competitively priced wrist watch is the product to go for if you need an entry-level Tudor dive watch possessing a serious amount of presence on the wearer’s wrist.
Indeed, Tudor Hydronaut series astounds those who come across these watches with incredible accuracy and luxurious aesthetics. Precision and performance. These are the two elements that define this Swiss brand and so each and every product goes through the most rigorous of testing.
This testing means that Tudor watches are known the world over for their vintage inspired looks, and the brand proudly flaunts its adherence to design standards set back in the golden era of mechanical watches - the 1950s and 1960s. If Tudor could be summed up briefly, it would be with the following adage: timeless style meets contemporary technology.
The Tudor Hydronaut comes in stainless steel and the Tudor Hydronaut’s size of 40mm means that it is perfect for most male wrists. This gorgeous minimal dive watch has a real strength that sits in its simplicity, with Tudor having intended this timepiece to be a versatile yet always elegant watch that is just as suitable for diving as it is for a weekend trip to the bar with friends.
We especially love the stainless steel option with blue dial and chronograph, the epitome of versatility and a true exhibition of Tudor’s signature diver style and premium Swiss engineering. The Tudor Hydronaut is blessed with 20 bar waterproofing, meaning they can withstand up to 200 metres of depth. The steel and/or yellow gold bracelet with folding clasp is a symbiosis of metals that is so seamless as to be almost fused, whilst the variety of dials available make the Hydronaut a truly customisable Tudor wrist watch. All Tudor Hydronaut watches come equipped with a powerful self winding movement that has a power reserve of approximately 38 hours.
In short, all versions of the Tudor Hydronaut are a perfect blend of function and form that will grace the wrist of any man in truly spectacular fashion. Each of the Hydronaut watches in Tudor’s roster radiates a sophisticated level of diver style that is sure to catch eyes as well as compliments. The minimalism of this gorgeous watch means it is just as suited to a formal evening as it is a daytime dive or even the office.
Tudor has experienced a fascinating resurgence in recent years that has caught the attention of many of the global watch industry’s most significant players. It is through the attention to detail and elegance of dive watches such as the Tudor Hydronaut that the Swiss brand has managed to reposition itself as one of the globe’s most exciting watchmakers and a real influencer in this most competitive of markets.