Brand new Seiko of the day - The Seiko PADI just got a new big brother
New Release 2021 - PADI SUMO 45mm
It's no secret that Seiko makes some of the
coolest dive watches out there, and it is no wonder considering how
synonymous the brand is with being a rugged, no nonsense, reliable
While there are many editions and iterations that Seiko has presented
throughout the years, there is none more of a ‘Crown jewel’ to this
legacy than their famous PADI Turtle.
PADI is the largest dive certification and training centre in the world
with over 6,300 Dive Centers and more than 136,000 qualified PADI
professional instructors around the world. PADI has issued an amazing 24
million certifications and has done more than any other organisation to
introduce diving to the world.
The Seiko PADI series was created to bring together the two companies that share the same fundamental belief on diving
It should be practised safely and be accessible to anyone.
Originally Seiko chose the Turtle for the PADI special edition and
throughout the years has released various different versions and styles
with the same iconic blue and red bezel design. Seiko has now decided to
release a new edition of their PADI series, the PADI Sumo.
It shares all the same fundamental design styling of the Sumo series
such as the sharp, modern case design, solid and extremely legible bezel
but with the main difference being the iconic red and blue PADI bezel
insert. But even more importantly, unlike the PADI Turtle, it is Made in
Seiko Prospex PADI SPB181J
45mm case size
Automatic movement - calibre 6R35
Water resistance 200M