Certina aids Sea Turtle Conservancy with new DS Super PH1000M STC

July 2024

Certina aids Sea Turtle Conservancy with new DS Super PH1000M STC

To reinforce its long-term collaboration with the non-profit Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC), the Swiss brand has launched a new colourful timepiece, inspired by the original 1970 model. Since 2017, the two organisations have worked together to help protect sea turtles and their natural environments.


ounded in 1959, Florida-based STC works to ensure the survival of sea turtles through research, information campaigns and practical measures designed to assist wounded or endangered animals. That same year Certina introduced the DS concept and its turtle symbol; Certina and turtles have been together for 65 years now.

In addition to financial support, Certina produces videos and content regarding STC projects, organises joint press events and makes use of special POS displays to raise awareness. Rising sea levels and water temperatures, plastic waste, beachfront construction and disorienting lighting combine to form a growing threat to the survival of the species.

A maritime timepiece with a passion for extreme depths, the DS Super PH1000M STC offers exceptional water resistance to 100 bar (1,000 metres), while its Powermatic 80 movement delivers a precise and reliable heartbeat. Complementing the DS (Double Security) build are standout features including the unidirectional turning bezel with security system, automatic winding, a power reserve of up to 80 hours and an anti-magnetic NivachronTM balance spring. The dial hints at the special blue of the STC logo, and the orange accents are identical in tone to those on existing models of the DS Super PH1000M, creating a striking contrast to the robust black rubber strap. All in all, this impressive diver’s watch is ready for adventure, on land or underwater.

Certina aids Sea Turtle Conservancy with new DS Super PH1000M STC

Certina shares STC’s tireless commitment to protecting sea turtles and has collaborated with the conservancy since 2017. The brand has released numerous special editions of its timepieces, melding horological expertise, superb craftsmanship and robust design with the enduring aims of the STC. As was the case with these earlier editions, a portion of the proceeds from sales goes directly to the STC.

The new DS Super PH1000M STC will be available from authorised Certina retailers worldwide.

Certina aids Sea Turtle Conservancy with new DS Super PH1000M STC



  • Automatic ETA Powermatic 80.611 with NivachronTM balance spring, Swiss-made
  • Hour, minute and second hands, date display
  • Power reserve: 80 hours

Case middle:

  • Satin-finished 316L stainless steel, tonneau-shaped, 43.5 x 42.0 mm diameter
  • Screw-down crown
  • Helium outlet valve
  • Unidirectional bezel with aluminium ring and Super-LumiNova marking; equipped with security system: the bezel must be pushed against the case in order to rotate


  • Blue
  • Hands and indexes with Super-LumiNova coating; date at 3 o’clock

Water resistance:

  • Up to a pressure of 100 bar (1,000 m)


  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal on one side

Watch strap:

  • Rubber strap (FKM) with pin buckle

Special features:

  • DS (Double Security), based on a historical model
  • Extreme water resistance up to 100 bar (1,000 metres)
  • Powermatic 80 calibre with anti-magnetic NivachronTM balance spring
  • STC logo on caseback


  • C024.907.17.041.10 / Blue dial / CHF 915.00 (Switzerland)
  • C024.907.18.051.00 / Black dial / CHF 915.00 (Switzerland)

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