Rolex is an iconic timepiece maker. They are known worldwide for producing some of the most high quality and precise watches. An instantly recognizable and strong brand Rolex sponsors refined sports events around the world. From tennis to sailing regatta races. One of their most timeless ranges is ofcourse the Yachtmaster. The name of these watches really sets the tone for their design. Inspired by the world of sailing these intricately crafted watches are made for power and precision. Furthermore as a Swiss made machine you can be sure some of the world’s best craftsmen are developing each and every piece. The most unique feature of the Yachtmaster watches is the regatta chronograph. Ideal for regatta racing Rolex sets the standard for sailing timepieces. Known as the watch of the open seas the Rolex Yachtmaster is ideal both for the sailor and the man with a passion for the seas.
Two Tone Watches
First are the most notable of this range of Rolexes, the two tone watches. These generally have bezels and bracelets in alternating metals either gold or platinum or even steel. All the Rolex Yachtmaster watches feature rotating bezels and to accentuate this feature many are a different tone or metal altogether from the bracelet. Generally, a central strip of the bracelet will be a matching color contrasting the outer color. This iconic traditional design makes these Yachtmaster Rolexes instantly recognizable. A luxurious and powerful men’s accessory the two tone watches are refined timepieces. Here we have a few of the Rolex Yachtmasters from our collection that features two tone bracelets and bezels.
First, the classic iconic Rolex look. This two tone men’s timepiece has an 18k yellow gold and stainless steel bracelet with an 18k yellow bi-directional bezel. It features luminescent hands and a date window at 3 o’clock. Altogether this piece is the classic seaman Rolex.
Another, classic two tone Rolex Yachtmaster this timepiece features an 18k yellow gold oyster bracelet. It has the same bidirectional 18k yellow gold bezel and date window at 3 o’clock as the piece above.
Finally, the last two tone Rolex Yachtmaster of our collection. This one also features an 18k yellow gold and stainless steel oyster bracelet. It has the luminescent hands and 18k yellow gold bidirectional bezel so no matter what time you are out on your vessel you can count on your Rolex Yachtmaster.
Additionally to two tone watches Rolex Yachtmasters also come featuring unique dials. Rather than the traditional white face dial, some come with marine tones of blue, gold, silver and even refined materials like mother of pearl. Furthermore, these distinguishing dials give the Rolex timepieces a jewelry style look. Unique and even mysterious the dials of different materials are sure to discreetly catch attention. Here are a few from our collection that features different materials and colors for their dials.
Overall the sailing lifestyle is embodied in the hues of blue. A marine theme staple and traditional sleek color the Rolex Yachtmasters that feature blue dials are unique and on a brand. The luxury sports icon for regatta racing could not be better represented than with the color of the deep open seas. Distinguishing and colorful the timepieces with these blue dials are not as commonly found as the traditional white dial. These are masculine and refined with a maritime tradition staple theme.
First, is an elegant two tone Rolex Yachtmaster with a deep blue dial. The contrast of the dark blue with the white time markers is accentuated by the 18k yellow gold bidirectional bezel. This deep dark blue is reminiscent of the depths of the open seas. In order to contrast further the date window, located at 3 o’clock, has a gold background reflecting the numerical digit best.
Second, is a more uniform version of the Rolex Yachtmaster with a dark blue dial. This timepiece is entirely 18k yellow gold. The traditional yellow gold bidirectional bezel is accompanied by a bright glimmering yellow gold oyster bracelet. The blue dial stands out and contrasts strongly with the white time markers and luminescent hands. This piece is unique and a maritime dream.
Third, is a Rolex Yachtmaster that is the direct opposite of the one above. From bright yellow gold to sleek platinum. This timepiece is made completely of platinum. The traditional oyster bracelet is a sparkling platinum jewel followed by the special time-lapse bidirectional rotating platinum bezel. It is unique and understated with powerful functionality. The blue dial sits serenely beneath scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Made from one of the world’s rarest and toughest materials this platinum blue dial Rolex is like no other.
Last, is another 18k yellow gold blue dial Rolex Yachtmaster. This one like the second watch on this blue dial list is fully yellow gold. The matching yellow gold bracelet and bezel complement one another for a lovely marine feel. This watch is unique from the one above as the bezel is unidirectional. It does have luminescent time markers and hands.
Another gorgeous version of the Yachtmaster collection features silver dials. These bring an extra degree of shine and glimmer with the unique silver feature. Moreover, the contrast a silver dial offers gives these timepieces their fine jewelry status.
First, is a two tone oyster bracelet Yachtmaster classic. This traditional look is uniquely updated with a special silver dial feature. Uniformly matching the stainless steel accents of the bracelet this dial is surrounded by an 18k yellow gold rotating time-lapse bezel.
Next, is another Rolex Yachtmaster with a unique silver dial and two tones yellow gold and stainless steel oyster bracelet. This impeccable piece also features the classic date window at 3 o’clock. This timepiece comes with the original Rolex box and papers.
The third is an unexpected color for dials. A gold feature on the dial gives a similar shine to the watch as the silver but with a colorful glow. A timepiece of fine materials and precious metals the movements on this watch glint from a golden glimmer.
Another, lovely Rolex Yachtmaster in our collection has a classic two tone oyster bracelet and gold bezel watch. This one has a unique gold dial matching the rotating bezel. As a bright backdrop for the white luminescent time markers and hands, the gold dial is an exquisite feature.
Finally, for the Yachtmaster range of Rolex, we have those with truly unique dials. These are not your traditional simple dial faces nor do they feature traditional metals.
First, a dark grey pearled dial on a two tone oyster bracelet Yachtmaster. This timepiece features the traditional combination of the 18k yellow gold bezel with the two tone bracelet but changes it up with a gray dial. The dial features white luminescent time markers and hands. This piece also has a date window located at the 3 o’clock.
Finally, a truly unique jeweled Yachtmaster. This one is an 18k yellow gold watch with matching bezel and bracelet. They are both smooth yellow gold with a unique glinting mother of pearl dial. The jeweled piece not only has the mother of pearl but also sapphires and diamonds. Each time marker is a brilliant diamond and twelve, six and nine o’clock are marked by sapphires. There is a date window at 3 o’clock. It is a truly gorgeous jeweled timepiece, elevating the traditional Yachtmaster design.
Another series of the Yachtmaster collection is the Yachtmaster II, Rolex’s update of the iconic line. First and foremost this second series is just as uniquely produced using the highest quality materials and master craftsmanship. Furthermore, these watches feature subdials and added features. The true difference between the original Yachtmaster and the Yachtmaster II series is the power behind them. The Swiss watchmakers added functionality and complications to these watches to make them even more impressive. Both are incredible luxurious sports watches, particularly for sailing and yacht racing. However, the Yachtmaster II has the regatta chronograph and features the first programmable mechanical countdown in the world. Further, this programmable countdown also has a memory and you can sync this Rolex to the start of your race. Impeccable design carries this powerful functionality. Precise and easy to use the Yachtmaster II also features a unique bezel.
Unlike most other watches with rotating bezels, these watches feature bi-directional Ring Command. This Ring Command operates with the movements as an integral piece of the regatta chronograph. The bezel is how you use the countdown feature to sync the timer to the start times of races. A push-button functionality alters the timer adjusting it by single minute increments. Also, it is simple to reset the chronograph to its intended main function. Just rotate the bezel back to its initial middle position. The ease and intricate functions of this luxury sports watch make it unique in the world. Rolex maintained the general traditional design of the Yachtmaster collection. However, their innovation is at the cutting edge of watchmaking complications and sailing regatta racing.
First, is a traditional design inspired by Yachtmaster II. This update on the classic Rolex has the classic two-tone oyster bracelet but a stunning 18k rose gold 90-degree rotatable bezel with blue cerachrom insert. Furthermore, the white dial has a programmable countdown function, blue hour and minute hands as well as a subdial at 6 o’clock.
Another, gorgeous Yachtmaster II this one has a fully yellow gold bracelet. It has a white chronograph dial and a blue unidirectional bezel.
Concluding, the Rolex Yachtmaster collection is an iconic seaman accessory. For the men who love the sea as much as for the men who race on it. The Rolex Yachtmaster has a unique design and universally recognizable bezel. On the other hand, the Rolex Yachtmaster II maintains all of the tradition and craftsmanship. However, it escalates the level of power and accuracy in these watches. The Yachtmaster II collection features innovative and singular in the world countdown and bezel matching movements. Intended to offer the most cutting-edge, innovative features this upgrade on the traditional collection takes the chronograph feature to the next level. It also has subdials and push button features its predecessor does not. However, both collections remain not only truly precious jewels of timepieces they also embody the style of the sea.
For fashion and for time keeping during races a Rolex Yachtmaster is the most covetable accessory. Refined, stylish and powerfully precise these watches are the iconic piece. The updated design of the Yachtmaster II is not just reminiscent of the original collection but only slightly different. The true difference is the power and functionality as discussed. Both are classic iconic watches that go with the style of every man worth its tradition. Swiss Horlogerie artisans masterfully craft these pieces are for a lifetime. Passed down from generation to generation of gentlemen and used from sea to shining sea, the Rolex Yachtmaster and Yachtmaster II collections are timeless.
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