Rolex launched the new Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master classic 18ct eternal rose gold black watch, especially equipped with a patented Oysterflex strap developed by Rolex. This innovative design combines the ruggedness and reliability of a metal strap with the flexibility, comfort, and beauty of a rubber strap. The subtlety of the strap is that the inner layer is a super-stretch metal sheet, while the outer layer is covered with high-performance black rubber injection molding.
Rigid and soft
The new Yacht-Master is available in 40 mm diameter and 37 mm new sizes. Its 18 ct eternal rose gold oyster case features a rotating bezel and matte black Cerachrom ceramic dials set against polished three-dimensional figures. This finishing effect is ingeniously matched with the polished 18 ct eternal rose gold case and matte black Oysterflex strap, surface and Cerachrom ring design.
Rolex Yacht-Master’s new 18ct eternal rose gold and black watch, equipped with a patented matte black Oysterflex strap developed by Rolex, and a polished 18 ct eternal rose gold case and black Cerachrom ring, ingeniously matched.
New OYSTERFLEX strap
Yacht-Master’s new Oysterflex strap was developed and patented by Rolex. It can replace the sporty design of metal straps. Its robustness and waterproof performance are no less inferior to the former. This strap is flexible and beautiful, and comfortable to wear, like a rubber strap, but its durability is comparable to a metal strap. The strap is attached to the case and the oyster safety clasp by an elastic titanium-nickel alloy sheet. The high-performance black rubber covers the metal sheet, which is not easily affected under various environmental conditions. It is durable and durable. For added comfort, the Oysterflex strap is equipped with a patented longitudinal cushioning system that keeps the watch on the wrist. The strap is also equipped with an 18ct eternal rose gold oyster safety clasp to prevent accidental opening of the watch.
Yacht-Master Ref.116655 is equipped with the new Oysterflex strap, which is covered by high-performance synthetic rubber with elastic metal plate and oyster insurance discount. This strap was developed and patented by Rolex, which can replace the sports design of metal strap. Rugged, reliable and waterproof.
CERACHROM word circle and black surface
Yacht-Master’s rotating outer ring is equipped with a new black Cerachrom ceramic word ring, which fully demonstrates the essence of Yacht-Master. The polished three-dimensional figures and scales are particularly distinctive on the matte word circle, allowing the wearer to easily read the 60-minute timekeeping record. This model’s first matching black surface is in sharp contrast with the Chromalight hands and hour markers. The luminous material emits blue light for a long time, which is clear and easy to read in daylight and dark environments.
Rolex Yacht-Master’s new 18ct eternal rose gold black watch features a 60-minute scale with two-way rotation, a matte black Cerachrom ceramic word ring, polished three-dimensional numbers and scales.
Oyster case, waterproof symbol
Yacht-Master’s oyster case is guaranteed to be water-resistant to 100 meters (330 feet), a model of solid elegance and perfect proportions. The 18ct eternal rose gold middle case is crafted by Rolex Foundry. The winding crown is triple-locked and triple-waterproof, with a triangular pit pattern bottom screw, firmly screwed to the case. The crown shoulders are integrated into the middle case. The mirror is made of sapphire and is not easily scratched. A small window convex lens at 3 o’clock makes it easy to read the calendar. The waterproof oyster case provides the best protection for a high-precision movement.
Yacht-Master’s oyster case is guaranteed to be water-resistant to 100 meters (330 feet), a model of solid elegance and perfect proportions. The 18ct eternal rose gold middle case is crafted by Rolex Foundry.
Calibre 3135 and 2236
The new 40mm Yacht-Master is equipped with the 3135 movement, while the 37mm version is equipped with the 2236 movement. Two automatic mechanical movements are developed and manufactured by Rolex. As with all Rolex movements, the 3135 and 2236 movements are certified by the Swiss Astronomical Observatory. This certification is awarded exclusively to precision watches tested by the Swiss Precision Timepiece Testing Centre (COSC). Both constructions ensure that the watch is extremely accurate and very reliable.
The new 40-mm Yacht-Master 116655, with a middle case made of 18ct eternal rose gold, equipped with a Rolex 3135 self-winding movement, certified by the Official Accreditation Chronometer (COSC), equipped with central hours, minutes and seconds; instant Skip the calendar for quick corrections; the seconds hand pauses for accurate time adjustment, and Oysterflex’s high-performance synthetic rubber strap.
In the 3135 movement, the heart of the watch-the balance swing assembly-is equipped with Rolex’s patented blue Parachrom hairspring, which is made of a unique alloy cast by Rolex. The 2236 movement is equipped with a new Syloxi silicon hairspring, which was released in 2014. This hairspring was developed by Rolex to provide excellent timepiece performance. Both hairsprings are not disturbed by magnetic fields and are extremely stable even in the face of temperature changes. Their shock resistance is ten times higher than that of traditional hairsprings.