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Introducing: Spinnaker Bradner GMT. A New Complication for the Crowd's Favorite

Spinnaker Bradner GMT
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Where Affordability Meets Quality

If you have spent any time looking for the best watch under, say, $500 or $1000, then you undoubtedly have come across Spinnaker. Over the past year or so we have covered the Hull Pearl Diver release as well as including Spinnaker in our list of the best 10 microbrands of 2024. The Spinnaker brand belongs to the larger Dartmouth Brands Ltd. and sits beside other notable brands such as AVI-8 and NUBEO. Their position in the larger ownership group allows the utilization of their own production factory, eliminating middlemen from the supply chain, and benefiting you in your wallet.

This awesome benefit enables Spinnaker to bring forth incredible value, present company included with their newest release. Introducing the Spinnaker Bradner GMT.


Exploring Time Zones in Style

Spinnaker Bradner GMT
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If you're a watch enthusiast or a seasoned traveler, you know the importance of keeping track of time across different zones. Enter Spinnaker's latest marvel: the Bradner GMT Automatic. This addition to the iconic Bradner collection seamlessly blends timeless style with cutting-edge functionality, promising precision in tracking multiple time zones.


A Brief Dive into the Spinnaker & Bradner Legacy

Renowned for crafting exceptional watches inspired by marine heritage, Spinnaker has earned a reputation for combining innovation with elegance. They keep the ball rolling with the development of the GMT addition to the compressor-style, vintage-inspired Bradner. The Bradner collection, named after legendary diver John Bradner, embodies this ethos, boasting designs that resonate with both watch enthusiasts and adventurers alike.


Precision In Air and In Sea

Spinnaker Bradner GMT
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At the heart of the Bradner GMT Automatic lies a Japanese automatic GMT movement, making it a reliable companion for globetrotters and jet-setters. This feature allows wearers to effortlessly keep track of three time zones simultaneously, whether it's for business, travel, or simply staying connected with loved ones across the globe. With precision engineering driving every tick, you can trust the Bradner GMT to keep you punctual, no matter where your journey takes you.


Built to Endure, Designed for Elegance

Crafted from durable stainless steel, the Bradner GMT Automatic not only withstands the rigors of travel but also exudes elegance in its design. The anti-reflective sapphire lens guarantees exceptional clarity and protection, while the solid stainless-steel beads of rice bracelet ensure a comfortable and secure fit for everyday wear. It's a perfect fusion of resilience and sophistication, ready to accompany you on your adventures.


Versatile and Dynamic

Spinnaker Bradner GMT
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For those who appreciate versatility, the Bradner GMT Automatic comes with an extra rubber strap, allowing you to adapt to various occasions and styles effortlessly. Whether you're navigating the urban jungle or diving into the depths of adventure, this timepiece seamlessly complements your lifestyle, adding a touch of refinement to any ensemble. Spinnaker also includes a spring bar tool for ease of swapping straps in a flash.


Embrace the Journey with Spinnaker Bradner GMT

With the Bradner GMT Automatic, Spinnaker invites you to explore the world while keeping time on your side. This addition to the Bradner collection redefines convenience, style, and functionality, embodying Spinnaker's commitment to crafting exceptional timepieces that stand the test of time. Whether you're embarking on a new adventure or simply navigating daily life, trust the Bradner GMT Automatic to accompany you every step of the way, ensuring you're always on time and in style.

Options and Specifications

The Spinnaker Bradner GMT comes in six different colorways and each includes a rubber strap that matches the watch's bi-color bezel insert. Here's a quick look at a summary of the specs as well:


Japanese NH34

Case Diameter


Case Thickness



Stainless steel w/ extra rubber

Band Width



Fold over with safety lock and push pin

Water Resistance


Watch Weight



2 years






Inner rotating


Sapphire w/ AR coating


316L Stainless Steel



Bottom Line

It's truly hard to find a better bang for the -$buck in the watch market let alone in the sub $500 retail realm. Spinnaker hits all the right notes with this release. Packing in incredible finishing, vintage design, complications, and options into this release. Grab yours on March 29 at Spinnaker.

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