Originally Posted by DrB
Why the attitude? Yes the OP requested a watch but then said he only wanted it to do one thing well, countdown. If he just wants a countdown function, others suggest a kitchen timer, which has nice big numbers, easy to use, inexpensive, and does what the OP wants. Yes it is not a watch, but it is another idea.
Agreed. I brought up the egg timer because of what he described he needed and because the cheapest sailing watch begins at about 60 bucks and go way up from there.