7 Watches For The Sailing Enthusiast

Watches

July 12, 2017 | BY Charlene Co

The best nautical timepieces to accompany you out to sea.

The sailing season is one of the best things about summer, but before you board that yacht, why not get a new nautical watch to go with your seafaring outfit?

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We've handpicked a selection of our favourite nautical timepieces below—from cutting-edge sailing watches to breezily classic variations, there’s something to get every yachting enthusiast off on the right track.


Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta

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Photo: Courtesy of Omega

A tribute to Emirates Team New Zealand, the Speedmaster X-33 Regatta comes with analog and digital displays, and a chronograph.


Breguet Marine Équation Marchante 5887

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Photo: Courtesy of Breguet

The Marine Équation Marchante 5887 features a running equation of time, perpetual calendar, tourbillon and an 80-hour power reserve.


Corum Admiral AC-One 45

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Photo: Courtesy of Corum

A gentleman’s sailing watch, the Admiral AC-One 45 has nautical flags as indices on a wooden dial, all housed in a titanium case.


Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days

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Photo: Courtesy of Panerai

The Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic has a seconds reset, flyback chronograph, and knots scale for boat speed, clad in a corrosion-resistant stainless steel case.


HYT H2 Alinghi

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Photo: Courtesy of HYT

Housed in an untreated titanium case, the HYT H2 Alinghi uses a new black liquid in its hydro-mechanical movement to mark the hours. The H2 calibre comes in a two-tone black and grey.


Richard Mille RM 60-01 Regatta Flyback Chronograph

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Photo: Courtesy of Richard Mille

The RM 60-01 Regatta Flyback Chronograph delivers a 55-hour power reserve, flyback chronograph, annual calendar and UTC function, as well as navigational capabilities in its rotating bezel.


Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Artemis Racing

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Photo: Courtesy of Ulysse Nardin 

The Diver Chronograph Artemis Racing's ultramarine hue delivers an appropriately ocean-going aesthetic. Water-resistant to 200m and with a unidirectional bezel, it’s built to accompany you on deep dives.


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