Omega, New America's Cup Timekeeper, Celebrates with Seamaster Planet Ocean Limited Edition

Omega, New America's Cup Timekeeper, Celebrates with Seamaster Planet Ocean Limited Edition

The world's oldest international sports trophy, sailing's America's Cup, will be contested again in March 2021 in New Zealand, and Omega, longtime partner of Emirates Team New Zealand since 1995, announced it is coming onboard as Official Timekeeper of the competition Marking the launch of the Swiss watchmaker's new role will be a special edition of its Seamaster Planet Ocean sport-luxury timepiece The 2021 America's Cup will be the 36th edition of the prestigious race, and the third one for which Omega has served as timekeeper; Omega succeeds Panerai, the watch brand that timed the 35th America's Cup in 2017.

The timepiece that Omega has unveiled to commemorate the partnership hails from the Seamaster Planet Ocean collection, housed in sporty 43.5-mm steel case with a unidirectional rotating divers' bezel - on this model, notable for its use of a blue ceramic ring and white-and-red liquid ceramic sector for the first five minutes of the scale, corresponding to the countdown to a regatta's start The America's Cup logo also appears on the sapphire exhibition caseback in blue transfer Limited to 2,021 pieces, the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America's Cup edition is priced at $7,050.

32.43.21.04.001Functions:Hours, minutes, seconds, dateMovement:Omega Caliber 8900, automatic, Master Chronometer, co-axial escapement, 60-hour power reserveCase:Stainless steel, with screw-down crown and helium-release valve, domed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, water-resistant to 600 metersBracelet and clasp:Structured rubber strap with Dimensions:Diameter = 43.5 mmPrice:$7,050, limited edition of 2.021 pieces. . More

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