Rolex watches have been in existence for a long time. The name “Rolex” speaks of quality and class. A Rolex watch on a wrist is an indication of a high status which can only be perceived and not spoken. The Rolex yacht master is a variation of the Rolex family of watches that incorporates unique sailing design. The Rolex yacht master watches aim to create an impression out of the old sailing custom.
Design and Features
The Rolex yacht master series is a collection of unique design starting from shape to material and to functionality.
Most yacht master watches come in sizes of 40 to 44 mm, deviating from some smaller versions of Rolex watches.
The Rolex yacht master watches are made of different alloys of metal and non-metals, giving them their color. Among these are alloys of gold, silver, and platinum. Example of Rolex yacht colors includes; gold, yellow gold, everose gold, royal blue etc.
The yacht master II series is made of mostly oyster steel and platinum. The oyster is drawn from oyster shells to give the yacht master a sailor’s touch.
Like most Rolex watches, the back of the yacht master is made of stainless steel which is resistant to rust and makes the watch waterproof.
In terms of functionality, the master watches operate on mechanical memory which is responsible for its accurate chronograph.
The latest series of the yacht master, that is, yacht master II has programmable countdown which could be used for timing special events rather than just general time telling.
Rolex yacht master watches models vary in terms of materials, bracelets, dials, and bezels. Some models of the yacht master series include; the Submariner, Cosmograph Daytona, Oyster Perpetual etc. The Rolex yacht master prices range above $100 000. These watches are made for mostly official wear with a few customers opting to use them for fashion.