Ball Watch USA Named Official Watch of Revived St. Petersburg-Habana Regatta in February 2017

 |  October 21st, 2016

In February 2017, one of the finest sailing races in American/Cuban history will be re-launched: the St. Petersburg-Havana Regatta. There to time the event and act as official watch is Ball Watch USA. THE company will also be the watch sponsor and timing partner of The St. Petersburg Yacht Club – the Club responsible for renewing this historic race. A race of legendary history, the regatta’s first seeds of concept   lay in the late 1920’s, when St. Petersburg, Florida, was experiencing the effects of the Great Depression ad Prohibition. But just a sail away in Havana, Cuba, rum was flowing and nightlife flourishing. A yachtsman by the name of George S. Gandy, Jr. (Gidge Gandy) approached the commodore of the…

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30 Reasons to Attend WatchTime New York this Saturday at Gotham Hall

 |  October 12th, 2016

Ok folks, if you are really a watch lover then you need to be in New York this Saturday for the WatchTime New York exhibition held at Gotham Hall in New York City. This is the second annual WatchTime New York show and it boasts a rich and informative schedule that includes more than 20 brands showcasing watches, celebrities, autos, panels, experts and more. In fact, we bring you more than 30 reasons to spend your Saturday at Gotham Hall. Beginning on Friday night, there is a watch enthusiast cocktail party with industry experts, brand executives, and collectors gathering to feast their eyes on the newest watches from more than 20 top brands. During the cocktail, guests will have time…

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PGA Tour Golfer Jim Furyk Talks Ryder Cup Favorite Watches (Video)

 |  October 2nd, 2016

With the Ryder Cup in its final stages today, it seems a fitting time to take a look at some of the finest golfers out there. Crown & Caliber, on line retailer of certified pre-owned watches, has created a video interview with American golfer (PGA Tour) Jim Furyk — who talks about his favorite watch. Furyk holds the record for the lowest score in PGA Tour history with a 58, which he shot during the final round of the 2016 Travelers Championship. You may be surprised by which timepiece is his favorite.Check out the short video below.

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Join Me on My Vacheron Constantin Overseas East Coast Tour (Slide show)

 |  September 30th, 2016

Earlier this year we brought you news about the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Collection, its revamping and the introduction of the Overseas World Time watch. We also introduced you to images taken around the globe by famed photographer Steve McCurry, who shot a dozen key locations around the world for the brand’s Overseas World Tour campaign. That campaign was designed to appeal to today’s travelers — the ones who take but a few true necessities on trips with them: their phone, their passport, their credit card, camera and watch.  Last week we brought you a candid and exclusive interview with Steve McCurry about the challenges he faced when shooting the campaign. Now, we bring you a behind-the-scenes look at the three-day…

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A Close-Up Look at the Luxurious Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille and at the Richard Mille RM11-03

 |  September 28th, 2016

Recently, at the invitation of Richard Mille, I had the wonderful opportunity to experience Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille. Held annually in the lace and equestrian region of France – not too far outside of Paris – this event is billed as a luxurious pastoral day in the country. And, the French certainly do understand the meaning of luxury and pastoral. With the Domaine de Chantilly chateau – complete with moat, towers, gardens, fountains and gargoyles – as the backdrop, the event is all about vintage cars, art, fashion and history. Attending is almost like stepping back in time. People dress in wonderful attire, with hats and feathers as accessories. They open the trunks of their vintage cars and…

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