This should be a big hit with race officers. As previously told on these news pages the OS11 is replacing the OS1 with a new sleek form but the same great specifications. Under normal use, the sailing countdown is visible in legendary big OT digits. The new product has the same new event functions that are in the new OE Series If you just want something to start races with the Ronstan clear start is the way to go. Posted May 18,

Still on the original strap. Count-up from is still available with minute warnings, but the new big feature is programmable count-up. So what do you guys look for in a Yachting Watch? Posted February 14, Forget the rest – buy the best featured new sailing watches on the market!!! I’m personally a big fan of the Optimum Time OS its a great watch, cheap, bombproof and decent sized numbers.

For sailing – Cheap Casio as well I do anyway keep catching them on rigging and they go for a swim in Grafham Non sailing, sailing watch – Corum!

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I went with the resin band because optimym titanium band on the old one chewed up the cuff on my foulies. Forum Permissions 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 sailling You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

My 6 year old, 35 dollar Timex Ironman is still kickin and going strong. The massive digits in the last 59 seconds of countdown will certainly be easily seen! For those of us of advancing years, reducing eyesight and failing concentration the big yellow Optimum is the only way to go.


Posted June 25, It has to tiime up to being beat salling. Another vote for Casio Sea Pathfinder. New Event Watch Colour – Pink!

On the new Charcoal, Navy and Pink OS2 series, OT has made changes to the polished stainless steel bezel fixing, including having mechanical and glue fixing.

Hi guys I’m looking for a good sailing watch.

This new watch is just 4mm bigger in diameter than the Series 3. And if your on the coast it even tells you the tide state.

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Added to optomum, the sailing countdown in the last minute has enormous digits that fill the display. I’m very pleased with mine, had to replace it recently because my last one got torn off my wrist during an aggressive kite hoist but it’s a great watch and functions brilliantly.

These new watches will also come in the 7 popular colours. The stock of the new OS and OS are in. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. The vibration and the sound are both individually switchable. Optimum Time is always reviewing its product ranges to see if we can improve them in any way. Posted July 2, After all, its only useful for the first five minutes before the race. Ever wanted your own photograph to feature on a real company website? One look on the first gun followed by a timee glance on the second and you’re set.


The solar feature means the annoyance of short battery life on the old one is history. Thought I’d try the Ronstan this time.

We are replacing the OS1 with the new clean style of the OS11, optjmum great product just in an updated case. Welcome to the new OS SERIES R and R watches – both know in sailing circles for the design and fantastic functions — including the massive digits in the last 59 seconds of countdown.

I also talk sport here. Posted June 20, We have launched a gallery of “Your Photos”. More information and images will be available closer to the arrival!

New furlers are great however. Countdown Repeat option or Countdown and Up to show elapsed time for handicap races 5,4,1,0 ISAF start sequence pre-programmed with audible warning signals can be silenced if preferred 5 minute and 3 minute pre-programmed options.

We have listened to how much you have liked the new coloured event watches, and have decided to add a new colour to the range from August !