Rolex Yacht-Master II 116688


Gold Yacht Master II with blue bezel

Rolex Yacht-Master II 116688


Case Material: 18k yellow gold

Case Size: 44 mm

Case Thickness: 13 mm

Case Back: 18k gold

Bezel: Bi-directional rotatable ceramic

Glass: Scratch-resistant sapphire

Winding Crown: Triplock triple waterproof screw-down

Clasp: Folding Oysterlock safety clasp

Water Resistance: 100m / 330ft (10 bar)

Chronograph, Regatta Countdown, Rolex Caliber 4160, 42 jewels, 28,800 vph

Model Number:  116688 Series:  , . Brand: Style:  , , .


 This 18K yellow gold Yacht-Master II automatic watch is created and crafted following a concept that sets itself to bring to life the pure expression of power and extravaganza. And yes, you can bring yourself to this conclusion by only looking at it.

 Just imagine yourself wearing this exquisite timepiece and your thoughts will wonder on the deck of a sailboat or in the excitement of a boat race. But don’t be too amazed by its rich golden shine, this watch is part of Rolex Yacht-Master II collection, built up to be your reliable companion in a yacht race or in any other kind of sporty activity. Its design and mechanism have a high sense of competitiveness and, metaphorically speaking, any kind of competition is won from the start as this 18k gold yellow gold watch embodies not so subtle characteristics that firmly whisper in the years and eyes of the rivals. Or admirers. Remember that is the person who wears the watch so if you feel strong enough for this kind of statement at your wrist, do not hesitate and choose this piece of horology. It will surely resonate with your personality.

 The nautical theme is visible at the level of the chromatic, the blue and the red being the colors used throughout the entire Yacht-Master II collection. But if you want to distinguish yourself by wearing something that truly has a remarkable appearance, looking bold but yet elegant at the same time and having the potential of embellishing your masculine wrist, you will probably choose this 18k yellow gold model of the collection.

 It’s a timepiece that has a straight wide open and stylish design but don’t let yourself be blinded, underneath the gold facade lies a 4161 self-winding movement produce entirely in-house. This type of caliber has necessitated 35.000 hours of work and contains no more or less than 360 individual components. Of course, it also incorporates the 10 minutes programmable regatta fly-back countdown which may sound like a complicated feature to use but it’s so well-conceived that its handling and use become easy and literally within your grasp. You just need to turn the 90 degrees rotating bezel (called the “Command Ring” by the Swiss manufacturer) and the mechanism of the red countdown hand will engage. The countdown can be programmed in advance  by pushing the start/stop button located at 2 o’clock and the reset button located at 4 o’clock.

 This exquisite timepiece has a blue Cerachrom bezel with yellow gold coated numerals that look stunning next to the white dial (a characteristic of all models from the Yach-Master II collection). The numerals and hands have long-lasting luminescence (Chromalight particularity). The richness of the gold is well balanced by the dial clear geometry, were every element has an established place, the result being a non-crowded dial, very easy to read.

 The bracelet is the standard high-quality for the Yacht-Master II watches, as they all come with the Oysterlock folding clasp and the Easylink (extra comfort  5 mm extension link). It also has a 100m waterproof resistance and its triplock winding crown.

 Every Rolex watch is a masterpiece and each watch enthusiasts dream is to own at least one piece that bears the crown logo. From a financial standpoint, a 18k yellow gold watch can certainly be an advisable and wise investment.

If you love and enjoy the look and feel of gold, be sure that this Rolex model will deliver the quality of the Swiss manufacturer high-end technology  and will be a convincing mirror of its owner strong and bold personality.

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