Foiling With Armin Strom In Mallorca And Why Watch Brands Sponsor Sailing Events Like The America’s Cup

On a recent trip to Palma de Mallorca with Armin Strom, I learned just how exciting and addictive foiling a racing catamaran is as well as why sponsoring a sailing team makes financial and marketing sense for the right type of high-end watch brand.

wristshot: Richard Mille RM27-02 RN on the wrist of Raphael Nadal

Richard Mille RM 27-02 For Rafael Nadal: The Quintessential Sports Tourbillon (Archive)

The quintessential sports tourbillon, the Richard Mille RM 027 RN, officially debuted at the 2010 French Open on the wrist of that year’s champion, Rafael Nadal. It was specifically created to stand up to the punishment of the tennis court. Now Richard Mille introduces the RM 27-02, which is even more high-tech, mechanically resistant, and expensive than the first edition. Read on to find out why.

Customized circa 1953 Chevrolet in Havana, Cuba (photo courtesy George Cramer)

Car And Watch Spotting In Havana Starring A Cartier Santos Dumont And Beautiful Old-Timer Cars

I couldn’t think of a better watch to take on a trip Cuba than my own trusty Cartier Santos Dumont as I’d be flying 7,500 kilometers across the ocean. I was heading for Havana, a city that has been high on my travel list for years. Follow me there for some breathtaking vintage cars and scenery.

Martina Navratilova wearing Avantitst Navratilova watch

Avantist Launches A Watch Containing A Piece Of String From Martina Navratilova’s Wimbledon-Winning 1987 Racquet

Young tech entrepreneur Keeran Janin’s Avantist has made a luxury wristwatch containing a piece of string from Martina Navratilova’s Wimbledon-Winning 1987 racquet, and it is an attractive proposition.

Seiko Astron Novak Djokovic Limited Edition SSE143

Serving An Ace: Novak Djokovic’s Limited Edition Seiko Astron SSE143

As Wimbledon 2017 gets underway, I felt the need to write about the Seiko Astron that tennis ace Novak Djokovic is currently sporting. Seiko created the SSE143 special edition model in celebration of Djokovic’s career Grand Slam, and it offers a number of fun tennis details.

Artemis Racing Skipper Nathan Outteridge wearing his Ulysse Nardin Marine Regatta

Ulysse Nardin CEO Patrik Hoffmann Discusses An Incredible 2017 With America’s Cup, Artemis Racing, SIHH . . . And That’s Just The First 6 Months!

During the final weekend of the America’s Cup finals in Bermuda, where Emirates Team New Zealand won the Auld Mug by defeating two-time winner Oracle Team USA, I had the chance to sit down with Ulysse Nardin’s CEO Patrik Hoffmann for a chat about 2017. Even though Ulysse Nardin’s team, Artemis Racing, had already bowed out in the semifinals of the world’s most prestigious sailing competition life seems to be smooth sailing for the brand.

Porsche Design Chronograph 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

Porsche Design Introduces First In-House Chronograph Movement, But This Timepiece Is Exclusively Available For Owners Of Porsche’s New 911 Turbo S Sports Car

Porsche Design has came up with what I believe is one of the most interesting chronographs of recent decades: the Monobloc Actuator, whose claim to fame is its case and the operation of the start, stop, and reset functions. And now Porsche Design introduces its first in-house flyback chronograph movement – within a limited edition timepiece only available to future owners of Porsche’s 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series.

Roland Iten for Rebellion RR782 Flyback Pilot belt buckle

The Roland Iten For Rebellion RR782 Flyback Pilot Belt Buckle Is Ready To Race!

The Roland Iten for Rebellion RR782 Flyback Pilot belt buckle is designed to be worn in the most extreme of conditions, and things don’t come much more extreme than 24 hours in the cramped, closed cockpit of an LMP2 category endurance race car during the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

This ring from Eleuterio’s Heritage collection really displays the intricate filigree wire

The History Of Portuguese Filigree Reinterpreted In A Single Luxury Jewelry Brand: Eleuterio

Ian and I had the pleasure of recently visiting the high-end Portuguese jewelry brand Eleuterio in northern Portugal, which specializes in a contemporary interpretation of the local traditional art of filigree. Read on to follow us there!

Unique Lange 1 Timezone presented to Corrado Lopresto, winner of the 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza at the Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza on Lake Como, Italy

Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza Winner Takes Home Special Edition A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Timezone

A. Lange & Söhne once again sponsored the most luxurious vintage car event in the world: the Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza, which has taken place on gorgeous Lake Como in Italy since 1929. Winner of the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza was Italian collector Corrado Lopresto with a 1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS prototype.