It’s no secret that your timepiece is one of the most important accessories for a luxury lifestyle, especially life on a yacht. Sailing watches often share the sporty and water-resistant features of the diver’s watch. But with functions useful to the yachtsman. Put quite simply, no super yacht owner’s wardrobe is complete without a trusty sailing timepiece.
They’re a vital tool and an integral part of everyday sailing. Maybe you’re looking for a watch with tailored regatta racing functions. Or you simply need something to look the part, finding the ideal overseas companion depends on your needs. Here are some watches that are as functional as they are stylish for the next time you find yourself aboard a yacht.
Rolex Yacht-Master II
Rolex introduced the Yacht-Master II in 2007, but it has already become an instant classic among the luxury lifestyle including yachting and boating enthusiasts.
The timepiece brings the finest technology of Rolex for a regatta chronograph built for yachting competition. The rotating Ring Command bezel is directly linked to its internal movement. In typical Rolex fashion, the timepiece is blends its functionality with its dashing style. The Yacht-Master II embodies the spirit of the sailor with subtle details such as its triangular marker at 12 o’clock. It also has the marine-blue ring bezel and sparkling oyster perpetual case. It’s an icon of regatta racing and as close to a quintessential nautical timepiece as you can get.
Omega Seamaster Diver 300M
For 25 years, the Omega Seamaster Diver 300M has successfully captured the spirit of the ocean.
This luxury lifestyle timepiece has undergone a transformation in recent years. The newer models now feature a salt-resistant titanium case and dial, practical rubber strap and even a five-minute regatta countdown. All the while, Omega has continued to innovate with its leading precision and performance. The conical shape of the new helium escape valve is an ingenious technology patented by Omega.
Panerai Luminor Regatta 1950
In addition to its durability, the remarkable titanium of Panerai is light, strong and hypoallergenic. The timepiece is water resistant to 100 meters and boasts the P.9100/R Panerai movement. Its invaluable ability to precede the time measurement of the race with a countdown stage is one of the rarest functions of high-end watchmaking.
TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300M Chronograph
The model is water-resistant up to 300 meters, while the scratch-resistant sapphire makes for a trusty overseas companion. The simple and understated aesthetic comes complete with a silver bracelet and toned down dial. The Aquaracer takes an all-business approach to functionality with its lack of unnecessary complication.
Louis Vuitton Tambour Regatta Navy
The Louis Vuitton Tambour provides a unique blend of luxury style and high-end performance.
The latest timepiece from the Maison Louis Vuitton boasts a chronograph, alarm function and countdown with an audio indication. It also comes equipped with a water-resistant steel case and black rubber strap design not only to withstand but adapt to all weather or sporting conditions. The sporty appeal of the timepiece one that will delight all yachting enthusiasts.
Breitling Exospace B55 Yachting
Hello luxury lifestyle! Built for enduring professional use, the Breitling Exospace B55 offers versions suited for aviators and motorists.
Yachtsman are the latest to join the B55 family. The new model features a reimagined calibre B55 movement and a range of original functions ideal for life overseas. The user-friendly model boasts an electronic tachymeter, digital countdown timer and lap timer.