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Explore New Depths – The Ideal Watches for Watersports

Whatever your forte, whether it’s snorkelling, scuba diving or even if you’re an avid surfer or an occasional swimmer looking for a stylish accessory to accompany you, a water-resistant watch can be a great choice. Some watches come packed with high-performance features well suited for watersports, such as rotating bezel for safety, ultra scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating, screw-down crown, luminous hands, shock resistance, and of course with high water resistance.

From exploring the great British outdoors, enjoying coastal backdrops and of course, taking a dive in luscious seas, Accurist has the perfect selection of water-resistant watches for any adventure. Not only great for when you’re making a splash, but these stylish timepieces are also ideal for the style-conscious and complement any summer outfit.

Explore new depths this season with the perfect watersports watch for your staycation or water sports weekend. With so much choice available on the market, we’ve narrowed down some of our top favourite watersports watches best suited to your needs.

Kayaking and Canoeing

Our Men’s Signature Classic Watch is ideal for kayaking and canoeing, with a striking blue sunray dial complete with a durable solid stainless steel bracelet and 100 metres water resistance. Whilst you’ll only really need 50 metres water resistance for kayaking or canoeing, this watch gives you more than enough resistance and confidence. This watch also features a solid ultra-scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass, making it suitable for both mild and even action-packed watersports.


Channel your spirit of adventure this season with our Signature collection classic watches, and stay stylish while surfing with 100 metres water resistance. Exuding style, the Men’s Signature Chronograph  Watch boasts a durable solid stainless steel bracelet and dark blue sunray dial with one-second chronograph timing up to thirty minutes. The watch also features 24-hour readout and date display. As the watch also features a dial with ultra-scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass, you’ll have no need to worry about inevitable knocks and bangs whilst riding the waves.


Looking for the best watch for swimming? Our Women’s Signature Sports Luxe Collection Watch might just be the perfect swimming watch for those who like to swim in style. For the women who love adventure with added luxe, this watch is sure to be a timepiece to match any style and become the perfect accompaniment to a quick swim in the pool. 

The watch also features a stunning pink mother of pearl dial, which is also available in blue to match any style. Feeling a bit more daring? Our Women’s Signature Collection Sports Luxe Watch comes with an elegant deep blue dial instead.


If snorkelling is more your thing, then look no further than the Accurist Sports Chronograph Collection which bestows the perfect summer style. New colourways for autumn 2020, these timepieces provide excellent water resistance of 100 metres, making them well suited for those snorkelling days.

The new Accurist Men’s Sports Chronograph Watch is presented in an on-trend khaki ion-plated solid stainless steel case and bracelet, subtly complemented with a striking silver sunray dial. This watch features 24-hour readout, 1-second chronograph timing up to 30 minutes, outer minute track and luminous batons. If khaki isn’t your colour, then you’ll be pleased to hear that we also stock this model in a best selling gunmetal ion-plated/deep blue dial and a new black ion-plated/signature burgundy dial. 

Looking for more of a striking look? We have you covered! Our Men’s Classic Sports Watch features a stylish stainless steel case with a bold green patterned dial for added flair. This watch features 100-metre water resistance, making it ideal for surfing, swimming, snorkelling or sailing. With its white luminous fill for easy reading, the Men’s Classic Sports Watch makes it easier to jump from the pool to an evening meal. This is also available in stylish gunmetal-plated stainless of our most popular lines.

Scuba Diving

Of course, we have something for everyone. With scuba diving requiring a high level of water resistance, you’ll be looking at a water resistance of up to 200 metres, and we have just the watch to suit you.

Exploring new depths couldn’t be easier with our Signature Divers Style Watches. Designed with a stylish two-tone rotating Pepsi style bezel and complementary red second hand, our Men’s Divers Style Watch features a solid stainless steel bracelet, 200m water resistance,  ultra-scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating and screw-down crown because we understand you may be subject to scrapes and knocks when diving. These key attributes ensure your absolute safety when diving.

If you’d rather go for a more minimal look, we also have the Men’s Divers Style Watch which features a black shockproof silicone strap and durable stainless steel case. Completing these functional and stylish timepieces are date displays and luminous hands, batons and markers for easy reading. Also available in orange for those who like to make a bold statement. 

Find Your Ideal Waterproof Watch

At Accurist, we understand the importance of having a water-resistant watch ready for any adventure. As a watch manufacturer, we have led the way in making watches of exceptional quality, style and reliability for over 70 years.

We are proudly British with a long tradition of distinctive style. Since launching in 1946, our ethos has never changed. Our watches are beautifully packaged to create a lasting impression of the truly British watch brand.

Take time to find the next timepiece for your watersports collection and shop with Accurist today. Please get in touch for more information.