Panerai Reaffirms Ocean Roots with Classic Yacht Challenge, Sailing Heals and Oceana Partnership

 |  August 23rd, 2016

Panerai, a brand long known for its affiliation with sailing and water, is in full swing again this season as the title sponsor of the 2016 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. The North America season kicked off with the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta in Marblehead, then moved on to Nantucket this past weekend for the Sail Nantucket Regatta and the Opera House Cup. The Challenge comes to a close with the Newport Classic Yacht Regatta over Labor Day weekend. Panerai has been the title sponsor of the North American portion of the 10-regatta global series event since 2005. At the close of each of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge regattas, a 44mm stainless steel Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Power…

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And the Winner is: 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Best of Show Winner Gets Rolex Watch

 |  August 22nd, 2016

On Friday we brought you a close-up look at all of the grand events going on at the 2016 Monterey Classic Car Week. You can read about that here. Now, we just want to take  a minute to introduce you to the “Best of Show” winner at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2016. The winner — beating out 200 amazing   true-to-their-heritage vintage cars — is a 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet. The car, owned by Richard Mattei of Arizona, took six years to totally refurbish. In his speech, Mattei thanked numerous people from around the world who helped in the restoration. Not only did he receive the winning accolades, but also was awarded with a Rolex  Everose…

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Rio 2016 Wrap Up: From Michael Phelps to Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson, the Gold, Silver and Bronze Winners are also Watch Brand Ambassadors (See what they wear)

 |  August 22nd, 2016

It was a great couple of weeks at Rio 2016, where America came out on top with the highest number of accumulated medals. The Games brought us tears of joy, cries of woe, good sportsmanship and poor sportsmanship, and a host of terrific Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners. Some of those winners are even watch brand ambassadors. Here we take a quick look at the winner’s circle in three sporting arenas. Swimming: Michael Phelps stole the swimming scene with five Gold Medals and one silver. Phelps is probably the most decorated Olympic athlete in history, with 23 Golds and 28 in total. The 31-year-old, who announced his retirement in Rio, is an Omega brand ambassador. He wears timepieces from…

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A Look at Monterey Classic Car Week 2016, Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance and Rolex

 |  August 19th, 2016

It’s been a busy week for Rolex this week, as the brand demonstrates its automobile history and spirit throughout Monterey Classic Car Week. Held in Monterey California, the week consists of a host of events that draw automobile enthusiasts from around the world. These include the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Pebble Beach Tour D’ Elegance presented by Rolex, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering (where Rolex is the Official Timepiece), and the famed Pebble Beach Concours D’ Elegance held on the 18th fairway of the legendary golf course, and of which Rolex has been the Official Timepiece since 1997. With breathtaking panaromic views of the Monterey peninsula, and equally as enviable views of classic vintage cars, this is not the place for…

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TAG Heuer Sponsors SEA Paddle NYC, with Paddle Champion Kai Lenny Competing

 |  August 19th, 2016

Looking for something to do in New York City this weekend? Get active and drag out your paddle board or at least move to a great viewing spot for the very intriguing SEA Paddle NYC event on Saturday.  Not only is it wonderful to see hundreds of paddle boarders making their way around Manhattan, but also if you are lucky you get to see world champion stand up paddler, Kai Lenny. Lenny is a TAG Heuer  brand ambassador and the Swiss watch company is also one of the presenting sponsors of the event, which supports autism and a host of environmental causes.  It  is the 10th anniversary of the 25-mile  paddle around Manhattan, which starts nearby  the Brooklyn Bridge, heads north up…

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