The Phoenix must burn to emerge.

The Phoenix must burn to emerge.

Yes, Draken has been a bit quiet since we pulled the Peregrine from Kickstarter. I had been working flat out to make the Peregrine launch, and doing all the promotion can be exhausting. I needed a break. I did actually have one – my folks were visiting from SA,...
Draken partners with the New Zealand Alpine Team

Draken partners with the New Zealand Alpine Team

We are very excited to announce a partnership with the New Zealand Alpine Team. The NZAT is probably New Zealand’s most dedicated Alpine team, focusing on mentorship and training for New Zealand’s up and coming climbers. You could say they are the shining...
Update on the Draken Peregrine

Update on the Draken Peregrine

On my trip to China I got the first glimpse of the Draken Peregrine pilot watch. It’s always exciting seeing a prototype for the first time, knowing that these are the only versions of a watch that exist. It’s also interesting to see if everything worked...
Introducing the Peregrine

Introducing the Peregrine

While the Tugela is in production, we wanted to get the ball rolling on our next watch. Even before we launched the Tugela there were a couple of designs that we had in the filing cabinet, just itching to be refined. One being a chronograph watch, the other a pilot...
Final Dial Design

Final Dial Design

After a long deliberation I’ve decided to change the style of the dial slightly. I really want the Tugela to be a unique dive watch design, that can stand on its own when viewed next to a Rolex or Tudor, and not be a homage. I also think the new design ties in...