Breguet Partners with the Race for Water Foundation and Unveils A Special Edition Marine Watch

By rolex
June 15, 2021
3 min read

Breguet and the Race for Water Foundation recently declared that they will unite to help the Odyssey 2017 – 2021 on its central goal for the seas. The Race for Water Foundation is a cause committed to the safeguarding of water and the sea specifically considering the danger from plastic pollution.

With the ‘Odyssey’, the Race for Water is leaving on a maritime visit to bring issues to light for ecological maintainability and to give solid, innovation based answers for the protection of the ocean. The visit will comprise of 35 visits all around the globe for a group cruising a spearheading energy vessel fueled by a blend of sun oriented, hydrogen, and wind (kite) sources. The association was declared on Saturday 24th 2018 at Baselworld within the sight of Marc A. Hayek, President of Montres Breguet, and Marco Simeoni, President of the Race for Water Foundation.

Beyond the significant reason and its call for activity, the association is even more pertinent as Breguet history is profoundly associated with the oceans. In 1814, Abraham Louis Breguet was named an individual from the Bureau des longitudes by King Louis XVIII. In 1815, he was granted the authority title of chronometer producer to the French Royal Navy – a renowned and critical title as marine chronometers were vital for pilots by making it conceivable to compute boats’ situations at sea.

In festivity of this association, Breguet has made a special edition of its new Marine 5517 reference for the team setting out for the maritime visit. Formed out of lightweight Titanium, it includes a custom blue dial with Roman numerals engraved with the Race for Water vessel. Its clous de Paris guilloche theme helps to remember the boat’s sun powered panels.

The reference 5517 was presented on the event of Baselworld 2018 as a component of the redid Breguet Marine assortment, as indicated by the contemporary plan codes presented a year ago, specifically with the Marine Équation Marchante 5887. 40 mm in width, the round case includes a fluted case-band and is water impervious to 100 meters. It is controlled by the programmed type 777A with hours, minutes, seconds and date sign. The development can be appreciated however the show caseback with a completion enlivened by boat decks. The rotor is customized for the Race for Water.

The Breguet 5517 The Race for Water Special Edition is worn on a blue crocodile lash got with a collapsing clasp. It is for the second accessible for the ship’s group just, however could later be offered to the general population. For more information, kindly visit .