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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore: A Luxury Watch Introduction / FAQ The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore is a legend. To know it is to love it, even if you're a "big-watch skeptic." With a combination of old-school craft quality and new-school cool, the Offshore has taken its place alongside the original Royal Oak in the pantheon of luxury watch legends. For new watch collectors or those unfamiliar with Audemars Piguet, the mass of online information on the Offshore and its ancestor, the Royal Oak, can become an overwhelming mass of confusion. is glad to be your Rosetta Stone. With our quick primer on the history and features of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore, any watch enthusiast can glean the essentials that separate the Offshore from the mass of pretenders and non-contenders that attempt to ape its singular style. There's only one watch that combines true high horology finishing quality with a look that's up-to-the-minute hip. Now 21-years old and stronger than ever, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore is flat-out fun to own and wear. When modern watch designers look to the king of the hill for inspiration, they look to Audemars Piguet's "Offshore." Click here to start your journey with the watch that started it all... Video and content by Tim Mosso.