Friday, August 28, 2015

Ulysse Nardin Marine Diver Artemis Racing Limited Edition

Swiss luxury watch brand Ulysse Nardin launches a limited edition Marine Diver to celebrate its association with Sweden’s Artemis Racing team, one of the popular teams attending 35th edition of America’s Cup, the most important yachting competition of all time.

Vivid in deep-ocean blue with bursts of signature Artemis Racing yellow, the limited edition of 250 timekeepers was revealed in Gothenburg, Sweden, host to the America’s Cup World Series. This preliminary competition, held on August 28-30, is a fitting atmosphere to reveal the new Marine Diver Artemis Racing watch. Since the beginning, only four countries have won the America’s Cup – the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland. Artemis Racing is striving to be the Cup’s new steward, bringing it to Europe and Sweden for the first time.
 The energy and ingenuity of the Artemis Racing team is mirrored in this special execution of the Marine Diver, made for the milestone moment.Presenting a sleek yet durable mixture of textures, including stainless steel and rubber, the piece is ideal for yachtsmen who welcome the fiercest of competition. Reflecting love for the sport while honoring the occasion is the original pattern on the watch’s face; here, vessels seem to float on the sea as if awaiting their turn to set sail. Highlighting the partnership is the Artemis Racing insignia and “Challenger 35thAmerica’s Cup Artemis Racing” tribute. These details, alongside the bold hour markers, hands and strap accented in yellow, with the Artemis Racing logo just below the dial, show a highly personal connection between the brand and the team.
Reinforcing the nautical roots of each is the intricate wave pattern around the dial. Boasting exceptional water resistance to 300 meters, made possible thanks to the screw-locked crown and case-back, it also features a unidirectional rotating bezel, which prevents any accidental adjustment to the dive time. Forty-four millimeters in diameter and powered by the UN-26 self-winding base caliber, the timepiece offers a power reserve indicator, small seconds register and a date display at 6 o’clock, among other precise functionality.
The Marine Diver Artemis Racing is available through Ulysse Nardin’s worldwide retail network.

Technical details
Model: Marine Diver Artemis Racing
Reference 263-10LE-3/93-ARTEMIS
Limited Edition to 250 pieces

Caliber UN-26
Power reserve: Approximately 42 hours
Winding: Self-winding

Power reserve indicator at 12 o’clock
Small seconds and round date window at 6 o’clock

Stainless steel
Diameter: 44 mm
Bezel: Unidirectional rotating bezel, fluted with wave pattern, blue
Crown: Screw-down security crown, with rubber
Water-resistance: 300 m
Crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Case-back: Engraved with the Artemis sailing boat

Blue with Artemis sailing boat motifs and the mention “Challenger 35th America’s Cup Artemis Racing”

Exclusive rubber strap with steel elements engraved with the Artemis logo and deployant clasp 

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