Globetrotters welcome! Fly high and track 24 time zones simultaneously with the new C65 GMT Worldtimer from Christopher Ward.

Christopher Ward is known for its high-quality timepieces that elegantly combine British born style and innovation with Swiss watchmaking skills. Well, the team at Christopher Ward have outdone themselves with their latest timepiece - the NEW C65 GMT Worldtimer.

The Christopher Ward C65 GMT Worldtimer – Image Credit: Christopher Ward

With this latest release from Christopher Ward, watch enthusiasts can fly high and track 24 time zones simultaneously or see three time zones at a glance using its worldtimer marker.

If you’re someone who travels a lot, you’ll know how important it is to keep tabs on different time zones. While doing the maths in your head isn’t that difficult – jet lag permitting – staying synced with different time zones across the world isn’t the easiest of tasks. Well, now you can now be well informed by simply glancing at your wrist.

The Christopher Ward C65 GMT Worldtimer – Image Credit: Christopher Ward

Its bi-directional worldtimer bezel is constructed from stainless steel and printed with 24 separate international cities – so by simply aligning your location with your current time you can automatically track other time zones around the world too. Powered by a Swiss-made Sellita SW330 movement, the watch also has a fourth GMT hand which can be set to track a different time zone read against a 24-hour ring at the edge of the dial.

The Christopher Ward C65 GMT Worldtimer – Image Credit: Christopher Ward

What’s more, the NEW C65 GMT Worldtimer introduces three ‘firsts’ from Christopher Ward:

  1. It’s the brand’s first watch ever to combine GMT and worldtimer functionality;
  2. it’s the first time a worldtimer complication has been introduced to the C65 Trident collection;
  3. and it’s the first time it’s been introduced in an all new black and yellow colour scheme.

In keeping with the slim elegance of 60s-era dive watches – as celebrated by the C65 Trident Collection – the NEW C65 GMT Worldtimer introduces a tool watch that is as stylish as it is useful. This is thanks to the new black and yellow aesthetic with printed indexes, slim ‘light-catcher’ case and vintage inspired ‘glass box’ crystal – reminiscent of 60s dive watch design – all of which are underpinned by a screw-down crown, a new technical inclusion to maintain water-resistance during a dive.

The Christopher Ward C65 GMT Worldtimer – Image Credit: Christopher Ward

Now let’s move on to the specifics technical specifications that make this watch tick:

  • Diameter: 41mm (42mm bezel)
  • Height: 12.05mm
  • Weight: 71g
  • Calibre: Sellita SW330
  • Case: 316L stainless steel
  • Water resistance: 15 ATM (150 metres)Vibrations: 28,800 per hour (4 Hz)
  • Timing tolerance: -20/+20 seconds per day
  • Dial colour: Black
  • Lume: Super-LumiNova® Grade X1 GL C1
  • Lug to lug: 47.1mm
  • Strap width: 22mm

The Christopher Ward C65 GMT Worldtimer – Image Credit: Christopher Ward

And now to look at some of its unique features:

  • Swiss made
  • 25 jewel self-winding mechanical movement
  • 42 hour power reserve
  • Dual-time GMT function
  • Date calendar
  • Central hacking seconds
  • Anti-shock system
  • Christopher Ward 'Colimacone' finish on rotor
  • Brushed and polished marine-grade stainless steel case
  • Bi-directional steel bezel with printed international cities and brushed steel/black diamond-like carbon (DLC) finishing
  • "Glass box" sapphire crystal
  • Screw-down crown stamped with twin-flag motif
  • Matte finish dial with twin flags debossed at 12 o'clock
  • Yellow and white printed 24-hour ring
  • Super-LumiNova® Grade X1 GL C1-filled hands and indexes
  • Top-brushed indexes with diamond polished facets
  • Signature Trident counter-balance on seconds hand
  • Black diamond-like carbon (DLC) "Trident" motif screw-down backplate
  • Unique engraved serial number

Tim Vaux gave us his thoughts on the new release:

"There’s a reason why Christopher Ward is adored by many watch collectors around the world; this watch epitomises why. The C65 Trident range offers incredible value for money. The watches are well built, considered and so wearable. I know this because i'm currently wearing one as I write this (review soon!) The inclusion of a GMT complication and the use of a wordtimer bezel makes total sense here and the execution is modern, with just the right amount of colour present to balance out the dial. And for less than £1,000? How can we argue with that?"

The Christopher Ward C65 GMT Worldtimer – Image Credit: Christopher Ward

Discover the NEW C65 GMT Worldtimer available from £995 from Friday 27th March 2020 here.

About Christopher Ward

Christopher specialises in mechanical and quartz watches that are designed in the UK and manufactured in the home of horology – Biel, Switzerland. They are a leading innovator in the British watch industry, having pioneered its own in-house Swiss movement, Calibre SH21, at a time when no other British watch brand had created a commercially viable in-house movement for 50 years. Like its customers, Christopher Ward truly appreciates what makes a stand-out timepiece.