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At this year’s Windup Virtual Watch Fair, Raven debuts the Trekker 39. The planning process for this diver began about a year ago, when Raven founder Steve Loughlin debuted the Raven Solitude at Windup New York. At that time, there was no way to predict the events of the year ahead, but needless to say, the Covid-19 pandemic shifted everyone’s plans substantially. In a virus free world, the Trekker 39 would have made its debut at the first Windup Chicago earlier this summer. That possibility, of course, was taken off the table as the public health situation rapidly shifted across the United States throughout the spring and summer, and manufacturing facilities all over the world experienced delays. Now, months later, and at the first virtual Windup event, the Trekker 39 is finally here. It might not be how Steve, or any of us, thought we’d be getting a first look at this new watch, but it doesn’t take anything away from its inherent appeal.