Summer is here and with it comes a host of outdoor sports, including sailing. Real fans are following regattas around the country, including the current Louis Vuitton Cup races in California. We wrote about this recently here and here. Now, for those who want to wear a timepiece that reflects the love of the sailing sport, here are a couple of options, with more coming next week. (stay tuned)
From Tag Heuer, which sponsors the BMW Oracle Racing Team USA – the Defender of this year’s Cup — this new Aquaracer 500M Calibre 72 Limited Edition Oracle Team USA 2013 Chronograph features a new countdown function and the Team USA logo engraved on the caseback. ($5,500).
This Louis Vuitton Tambour LV Cup Automatic Countdown watch is crafted in a 44mm steel case with sunray dial in navy blue and the LV Cup logo on it. The watch offers a regatta countdown function with five-minute countdown and flyback system thanks to the self-winding Dubois-Depraz movement. ($11,600)