Again, thanks a lot for your valuable insights.
As for my question re your do-it-all watch, I was looking forward to your opinion and, why not, also some recommendations as alternatives.
Dino, thanks for pointing out the correct information! And yes, the RO is truly stunning, but unfortunately out of my budget.
Aleksandr, that Oyster perpetual looks very similar (identical to my untrained eye?) to the Explorer. Apart from the change in colors, what should make me lean...