Mark Towill, Co-Founder 11th Hour Racing Team And One Degree, Talks Sustainability, World Ocean Racing  And Ulysse Nardin

11th Hour Racing Team

  Recently, Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin announced its role as the Official Timekeeper of The World Ocean Race – a seven-month-long sailing event that takes five sailors in one Imoca 60 Yacht into some of the most inhospitable oceans of the world. Recently, I had the chance to talk one-on-one with Mark Towill, Co-Founder…

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Sea Plane To RIF To IMOCA 60 Racing Yacht: A Day With Ulysse Nardin, 11th Hour Racing Team, Blade

The Ocean Race, 11th Hour Racing Team

When I was invited by Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin to join them on an adventure in Newport, RI, I jumped at the chance. I have traveled with this brand before and the events always prove to be enlightening, engaging and educational. Last week’s experience — which included a seaplane trip from New York to…

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Mike Coots Loses Leg To Shark Attack, Joins Ulysse Nardin To Save Sharks

Ulysse Nardin Divers Great White Limited Edition watch

It’s a mind-boggling answer to me, but the question is:  If you had your leg bitten off by a shark would you then advocate to save the sharks? Mike Coots, who lost his right leg during a tiger shark attack while he was bodyboarding, answered yes to that question. A new friend of the Ulysse Nardin…

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Luxury From Upcycled from Fishing Nets: Ulysse Nardin Releases The Ocean Race Diver

Ulysse Nardin Ocean Race Diver watch

  By Nancy Olson   With an estimated 5,000 billion pieces of plastic floating at sea, plastic pollution is a major issue facing our world’s oceans. And plastic fishing nets are one of the main sources of the problem—with about 640,000 metric tons lost or abandoned each year, according to Science. Ulysse Nardin won’t singlehandedly…

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Five Top Watches From Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 (Cartier, Patek, Grand Seiko, Parmigiani, Ulysse Nardin)

Ulysse Nardin Freak S

There were a lot of watches to be seen during Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022. Exactly 38 brands at the show, and then dozens more outside the show. Today, we focus on 10 of the best watches we saw inside the PalExpo convention center. Later this week, we will post another five from other exhibitors…

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Ulysse Nardin Partners With Blade As Official Timekeeper

Blade helicopters

I’ve been in a helicopter quite a few times in my life. I know this is not something everyone can say, but I have been fortunate enough to enjoy this wildly exciting mode of transportation. Often, it is about  getting from point A to point B quickly. Sometimes it is about sightseeing in hard-to-get-to locations.…

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