Announced as of late by Omega and canvassed in this news story here , the Biel-based brand has quite recently reported the recharging of its job as the official watch of the America’s Cup, with the 36th version to be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from the sixth to the 21st of March 2021. Simultaneously, Omega is likewise delivering another restricted release watch to praise this organization, a watch dependent on the rough professionally situated PO 600m with an exceptionally attractive shading plan. Let’s have a more critical glance at this new Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m 36th America’s Cup, presently in the metal.
Omega and the America’s Cup
The America’s Cup is famous as the most seasoned prize in worldwide game and since 1851 is viewed as the most lofty cruising race on the planet. The idea goes that a prize granted to the champ of the America’s Cup coordinate races between two cruising yachts. One yacht, known as the safeguard, addresses the yacht club that as of now holds the America’s Cup and the subsequent yacht, known as the challenger, addresses the yacht club that is trying for the cup. Because of its distinction, the America’s Cup draws in the world’s top mariners, yacht fashioners just as enormous sponsors.
2021 will see the 36th version of the America’s Cup where Defender Emirates Team New Zealand will race against the champ of the Prada Cup, the Challenger Selection Series, with the victor being the primary group to score seven focuses. This release will likewise be the third time in history that Omega serves in the renowned cruising race, since the time the brand started its association with Emirates Team New Zealand and unbelievable mariner Sir Peter Blake in 1995. Notwithstanding supporting Team New Zealand, Omega has been delegated the official watch of the 36th release of the America’s Cup.
The new Planet Ocean 600m America’s Cup
In expansion to this job, Omega has all the while reported the dispatch of the official 36th America’s Cup watch, another version of the Seamaster Planet Ocean with an uncommon shading plan and numerous references to the universe of regatta.
With its 43.50mm case and its jumping qualifications, this restricted version is in fact the same as the third era PO 600m presented in 2016 . This new form of the model (more an update than a pristine watch) was the event for Omega to exhibit its mechanical savoir-faire in materials and watchmaking, as both showed incredible development soul. In this example, the Planet Ocean 600m America’s Cup holds the advanced and specialized character of the model and adds some exceptional contacts to make this watch a regatta-situated model.
Starting with the case, we have a strong, first rate watch that, as consistently with the PO 600m, overflows quality and vigor. You can scarcely blame this watch, as the materials, the changes and the get together are basically brilliant. The steel case is traditional Omega, with contorted drags and brushed surfaces edified by a cleaned incline running from one carry to the other. The watch is weighty and toolish in its measurements, with a 16mm tallness. However, the case is wonderfully planned with short carries and fine reconciliation of the lash that takes into account a watch that is adjusted on the wrist. It surely says something yet not in the hindrance of comfort.
As all Planet Ocean 600m models, this America’s Cup version includes a domed sapphire precious stone with efficient anti‑reflective treatment, a screw-in crown and a screwed caseback, the entirety of that to ensure a strong 600m or 2,000ft water-opposition. At 10 o’clock is a Helium Escape Valve making this watch appropriate for immersion diving.
Let’s presently move to the components that make this release interesting. In the first place, the unidirectional bezel has been overhauled with another addition that can be utilized to record slipped by time, to gauge plunge meetings and, the curiosity here, that can fill in as a regatta commencement, with 2 committed 5-minute areas.
In the setting of the Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m America’s Cup, Omega has built up another clay embed, executed in blue with scales and commencement in white and red fluid artistic (no elastic embeds here, as seen on certain versions of the PO). This bezel works related to the moment hand, so when the commencement begins, the wearer needs to situate the triangle list in accordance with the expansive bolt hand to gauge the excess time.
The dial follows a similar example as the bezel. It is executed in white, cleaned clay and joins blue applied records and hands, just as numerous red accents on the Arabic numerals, the moment hand, the ‘Seamaster’ logo and the profundity rate. Explicit to this America’s Cup release also are the logo at 6 o’clock and the seconds hand stabilizer looking like the trophy.
Complementing the regatta-prepared looks of this restricted Planet Ocean 600m is a blue elastic tie with a material like construction, a red coating and white sewing. Soft and ergonomic, this tie is gotten by a treated steel collapsing fasten with security push-buttons.
Under a particular sapphire caseback with the logo of the 36th America’s Cup moved is the in-house and innovative type 8900. This programmed development comes with all the cutting edge highlights of a Master Chronometer watch, which means a co-hub escapement beating at 25,200 vibrations/hour, silicon and non-ferrous parts all finished and an attractive obstruction up to 15,000 gauss. A twin-barrel engineering takes into consideration a comfortable 60-hour power save. The development is beautified with Omega’s signature Arabesque Geneva stripes and darkened screws. The exactness of the development is affirmed by Omega’s inward chronometer organization, endorsed by METAS.
Availability and Price
The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m America’s Cup is a restricted version of 2,021 pieces and is conveyed with a 5-year guarantee. The watch will be valued at EUR 6,600 or CHF 6,500. More subtleties at www.omegawatches.com .