A Close-up Look at the TAG Heuer Aquaracer 500M Limited Edition, at the America’s Cup Races

 |  September 9th, 2013

The TAG Heuer Aquaracer 500M Limited Edition watches pay tribute to the America’s Cup. This year, TAG Heuer partners with Oracle Team USA—equipping the teams with TAG Heuer eyewear and chronograph watches. As such, it has unveiled a new fleet of limited edition Aquaracer watches equipped with helium escape valve to render them water resistant to 500 meters. The Aquaracer 500M Calibre 72 Countdown Automatic Chronograph 43mm features the official Team USA logo on the dial and the iconic AC72 boat on the case back. It features a ceramic bezel, rubber coated pushers and screw-in crown. The countdown function makes for at-a-glance visualization of the 5 minutes before the official start of the race. The new watch joins the Aquaracer…

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Watch Trends: Top Sailing Watches

 |  July 19th, 2013

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…

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