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Sail Away: Three New Watches Impressed by Yachting

TAG Heuer Carrera Skipper

Dive into summer and take to the seas with these sailing-inspired timepieces from TAG Heuer, Panerai and Tudor

Arguably higher recognized for its connection to motor racing, TAG Heuer affords a well timed reminder of its legacy in yachting from time to time with distinctive timepieces similar to the brand new Skipper chronograph. Launched in 1968, the Skipper was commissioned to commemorate the victory of the Intrepid within the America’s Cup of 1967, for which the watchmaker, then simply “Heuer” earlier than its acquisition, offered the profitable yacht and its crew with stopwatches and wristwatches. Although the final full manufacturing was launched in 1983, the Skipper is now again and looking out as sharp as ever.

The modern reinterpretation bears up to date options similar to a bezel-free glass field Carrera, a curved flange dial and counter colors tuned for larger distinction and higher legibility throughout yacht racing. Throughout the 39mm case lies the TH20-06 motion, with bi-directional winding and an 80-hour energy reserve.

The brand new Carrera Skipper will be a part of TAG Heuer’s core assortment because the flagship mannequin for extra sailing-inspired watches to come back.

Panerai Luna Rossa

Dive into summer and take to the seas with these sailing-inspired timepieces from TAG Heuer, Panerai and Tudor
Luminor Luna Rossa Quaranta

The Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli group is gearing up for Prada Cup in hopes of changing into the challenger group to face off in opposition to the incumbent Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron within the thirty seventh America’s Cup, set to happen in Barcelona, October 2024. Because the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli group’s official sponsor, Panerai has launched its new Luna Rossa assortment which mixes the technical qualities of yachting and the supplies utilized in racing boas with the aesthetic code of the group.

Luminor Luna Rossa BiTempo

Blue for the ocean and purple for Luna Rossa’s official color will be seen on the 40mm Luminor Luna Rossa Quaranta, the 40mm Luminor Luna Rossa Quaranta BiTempo, and the restricted 37-piece 44mm Luminor Luna Rossa Chrono Carbotech which options the tachymeter scale as a tribute to crusing. Being an Expertise version, the final mannequin affords a curated immersion expertise in Cagliari, on the Italian island of Sardinia. All three fashions include a bi-material strap emblazoned with the Luna Rossa emblem.

Tudor Pelagos

Dive into summer and take to the seas with these sailing-inspired timepieces from TAG Heuer, Panerai and Tudor
Tudor Pelagos FXD Alinghi Crimson Bull Racing Version

Final yr, Tudor grew to become Alinghi Crimson Bull Racing’s essential companion for the thirty seventh America’s Cup. To mark the partnership and Tudor’s first steps into the world of aggressive yacht racing, the watchmaker has unveiled two yachting impressed Pelagos FXD fashions. The Alinghi Crimson Bull Racing Version items, a chronograph and a time-only watch, bear instances specifically crafted from titanium, stainless-steel in addition to carbon composite, an analogue of the carbon fibre hull and mast of the boat.

The matte dial is wearing the identical deep blue because the group yacht’s hull; with purple accents on the second hand and circumscribing the subdials matching the purple stripes on the hull. The watches are fitted with manufacture calibres MT5602 for the Pelagos FXD and MT5813 for the Pelagos FXD Chrono, each “weekend-proof” actions with energy reserves to tide them over from Friday night to the next Monday morning.

This text was first revealed on GRAZIA Singapore.

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