Along with the official start of the regatta Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012, the Swiss watch brand IWC Schaffhausen, which is the official timekeeper of the “Everest” of sailing, in honor of the bravery and courage of the six participating crews released a new model wristwatch Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Edition “Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 “. As a sponsor of the team of Abu Dhabi Yacht watch company IWC also debuted in the team sport.
“This regatta is uncompromising circumnavigate one of the most difficult in terms of demands for teamwork and athletic competition promises, full of drama and adventure” – these words summed up his speech by President George Kern, IWC, explaining the company’s commitment to the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012. – “Professionals involved in racing, will be forced to face each day with the limitations and difficulties of all sorts and so the company decided to dedicate the new IWC watches an extraordinary team spirit race. Our new product is also a real sailor, and is ideal for difficult weather conditions at sea. “
New watch with a round titanium case have a diameter of 45.5 mm and 14.5 mm thick. Water-resistant Chronograph up to 60 meters. The crown is protected by a fuse and screwed into the casing. Sapphire crystal with double-sided anti-reflective coating serves to protect the body from its front and back cover as, which is also screwed into the casing.
Carbon black dial marked with steel applied Arabic numerals and luminescent central arrow hour and minute. Timing functions are displayed on the combined display hours and minutes in position 12 o’clock, small seconds display at 6 o’clock position, date aperture at 3 o’clock. The increasing complexity of fly-back on the dial is reflected in the red central second’s hand.
The chassis is built manufactory chronograph automatic movement 89 361 to 38 stones. Reliable and durable, has a 68-caliber hour power reserve – balance frequency of 28 800 pc / h.
Athletic black rubber strap fitted with a folding clasp in stainless steel.