Rolex Yacht-Master II 116689


white gold Rolex Yacht-Master watch
116689 Rolex Model with Regatta countdown

Rolex Yacht-Master II 116689


Case Material: 18k white gold

Case Size: 44 mm

Case Thickness: 13 mm

Case Back: 18k white 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:  116689 Series:  , . Brand: Style:  , , .


 First introduced in 2010, this model from the Yacht-Master II collection is both aesthetically pleasing and progressive at the same time. Its appearance suggests that is easy like a feather and strong in the same time.

Although it contains such precious materials, this watch appearance is far from being a flamboyant statement. It’s more a refined and subtle one, whispering manners, sophistication and exquisite tastes.

 If you have the tendency to go for bigger watches you will be persuaded that the 44 mm case, that bears the distinctive crown logo of the Swiss brand, will look great at your wrist. The 44mm case diameter makes it much larger than the 40mm models from the first Yacht-Master collection. Furthermore, the Yacht-Master II models have this innovative regatta function that distinguish them from the original Yacht-Master collection that had, more or less, the same functions as a Sea-Dweller or a Submariner watch. But Rolex Company always plans for the long term so every product they develop includes hours and hours of work and innovation, both in design and technology. Beneath the flawless polishing and brushing of the case that feels smooth and silky, lies the mechanism that all the Yacht-Master II models are equipped with: the “Command Ring“  with the programmable regatta countdown which allows you to synchronize the watch to the official race countdown. The Command platinum (for this model) bezel acts in conjunction with the watch mechanism.

 So, this is a white gold/platinum timepiece and this alone qualifies it in the jewelry-watch range but this column-wheel chronograph movement watch it’s ten times more resistant to shocks than other watches, due to its Paramagnetic Parachrom hairspring, one of Rolex`s in-house developments, a characteristic of all models from the Yacht-Master II Oyster Perpetual collection. So this jewelry-sport watch is more accurate than other timepieces with a conventional oscillator.

 By wearing it, you will certainly not be under the radar but you may find it a bit more versatile and neutral comparing it to the yellow gold version. So if you are not a show-of type of person, you will not be disappointed at all by this white gold/platinum model.

 The color of the engraved brushed platinum bezel blends perfectly with a 44mm white gold case, making the time and the countdown extremely easy to read. This compact design has the right size and relies on such a flawless finished materials that drives you towards manlike and sporty activities where you are in command of your watch, of your boat, of your life. You can indulge your thirst of adventure and exploration in a stylish and elevated manner, by wearing this genuinely superb watch that looks so effortlessly chic.

 The 18K white gold bracelet is gifted with an Easylink, a useful feature for a watch created to be your trusted companion in the outside. It gives you the possibility of adjusting the bracelet according to the weather conditions effects on your wrist.

It also has the approximately 72 hours power reserve and screw-down winding crown with the triplock- the triple waterproofness system tested for 100 m.

 This is not the first white gold/platinum watch that is ever been made, but Rolex`s branding makes this one the perfect combination of innovative functionality, luxurious design and perfect craftsmanship. This particular model of the Yacht-Master II collection has all the attributes of a timepiece that becomes an extension of your personality and that resonates with the principles that you promote.

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