Omega Planet Ocean 600m America’s Cup Edition

OMEGA ANNOUNCES ITS ROLE AS THE OFFICIAL TIMEKEEPER OF THE 36TH AMERICA’S CUP - Celebrated with a brand new Limited Edition timepiece

Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition
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Dating back to 1851, the America’s Cup is renowned as the oldest trophy in international sport and has become the source of fierce international rivalries and spectacular sailing duels. Now, as the 36th edition of the “Auld Mug” approaches, the Swiss watchmaker OMEGA is announcing its role as the event’s Official Timekeeper. With this occasion, Omega launches the Planet Ocean 600m America’s Cup Edition.

Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

This will mark the third time in history that OMEGA has served in the prestigious sailing role, ever since the brand begun its partnership with Emirates Team New Zealand in 1995. Returning to New Zealand in 2021, OMEGA’s timekeeping excellence and long experience in sailing is sure to be highlighted through new technologies and never-seen-before equipment that will enhance every second of racing.

The moment will also provide another chance for OMEGA to celebrate its long-standing partnership with Emirates Team New Zealand. This special relationship began alongside the legendary sailor Sir Peter Blake, and has continued for 25 years, with a shared passion for innovation, technology, speed and accuracy.Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

Speaking about the announcement, OMEGA President and CEO Raynald Aeschlimann said, “The America’s Cup has a truly special place within the OMEGA brand. From ingenuity and precision, through to the competitive energy and history, every part of it appeals to our spirit. We’re very excited about our role next March and also for the chance to be on-board with Emirates Team New Zealand once again.”Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

CEO of the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand, Grant Dalton, said, “We’ve worked with OMEGA for many years now and we truly respect their high standards of excellence. We know they’ll bring a lot of experience to the event.”Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

“Our goal is to have the very best people for every part of the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. The choice of OMEGA was obvious. They not only have a distinguished history as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games, but they have also established themselves as the leader of timekeeping on the water.”Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

With this announcement comes the release of the brand new OMEGA Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America’s Cup Limited Edition. Presented on a structured rubber strap, the 43.50 mm timepiece is crafted from stainless steel and is limited to just 2,021 pieces. Most notable is the blue ceramic diving bezel, which incorporates white and red liquid ceramic to create a 5-minute countdown for racing.Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

The polished white ceramic dial of the watch includes the competition’s name transferred at 6 o’clock. A special America’s Cup logo has also been placed on the counterweight of the central seconds hand. On the reverse side, the America’s Cup logo is transferred on the caseback’s sapphire crystal, through which you can see the OMEGA Master Chronometer Calibre 8900.Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

The 36th America’s Cup is set to take place in March 2021. Competitors will sail in AC75, 75 foot foiling monohulls, with the course stretching across Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour in New Zealand.

Omega Planet Ocean 600m America's Cup Edition

Omega Planet Ocean 600m America’s Cup Edition Technical Specifications and Price

Steel on rubber strap Reference 215.32.43.21.04.001

MOVEMENT

  • Calibre: Omega 8900
  • Self-winding movement with Co-Axial escapement.
  • Certified Master Chronometer, approved by METAS, resistant to magnetic fields reaching 15,000 gauss.
  • Free sprung-balance with silicon balance spring, two barrels mounted in series, automatic winding in both directions.
  • Time zone function. Special luxury finish with rhodiumplated rotor and bridges with Geneva waves in arabesque.
  • Power reserve: 60 hours

CRYSTAL

  • Domed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with antireflective treatment on both sides

WATCH CASE & DIAL

  • Case: Steel
  • Case Diameter: 43.5 mm
  • Dial Colour: White

WATER RESISTANCE

  • 60 bar (600 metres / 2000 feet)

FEATURES

  • Anti-magnetic
  • Chronometer
  • Date
  • Helium escape valve
  • Limited edition (2,021)
  • Screw-in crown
  • Transparent case back
  • Unidirectional rotating bezel

PRICE

  • 6.600,00 € *Recommended retail price (incl. VAT)

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