Swiss watch brand Raymond Weil has become the official timing partner of the REALATAM sailing team, accompanying the team to the D35 Lake Geneva Championship of the 2016 season and the GC32 International Tour. The brand also launched a new freedom for this Knight watch, fight side by side with each team member. The cooperation with the young and professional Swiss REALTEAM is a tribute to the brand’s creator, Mr. Raymond Weil, a Swiss watch industry leader who founded the same name 40 years ago. He was a member of the Geneva Yacht Club and witnessed Brands have a deep root in sailing.
‘Watchmaking and sailing share common values and requirements, including performance, precision and innovative thinking. Raymond Weil is very happy to support the challenges of this dynamic Swiss sailing team. REALTEAM perfectly embodies the team Spirit, craftsmanship, and Swiss quality for perfection are the key principles that the Raymond Weil brand values, ‘said Raymond Weil Chief Executive Officer, Avery Berheim.
Created to cope with sailing competitions, the Liberty Knight Watch has an elegant and powerful case with a diameter of 42.5 mm. It is equipped with matte and black PVD coating, which echoes the aesthetic and dynamic performance of professional diving watches. The unidirectional rotating outer bezel made of ceramic for the watch device is engraved with white, green or orange luminous indexes; the screw-in crown ensures waterproof performance. The main elements on the black dial, including the hour markers and hands, are added with Super-Luminova®, which ensures perfect time readability. The rubber strap is equipped with a double safety-folding folding clasp and a stainless steel diving extension system, which makes it easy to adjust the strap length to tie it to the wetsuit. With a water resistance of 300 meters, this watch has passed a series of rigorous tests to ensure its resistance to impact, magnetic, compression and temperature differences. The watch’s self-winding movement provides up to 38 hours of power. Raymond Weil’s new Liberty Knight Watch supports REALTEAMB members in the most extreme marine environments.
Movement: RW4000 automatic winding mechanical movement
Power reserve: 38 hours
Number of jewels: 25
Function: Central hours, minutes, seconds display Central hours, minutes, seconds, 3 days calendar window at 4 o’clock
Case: Round – stainless steel PVD black coating
Diameter: 42.5 mm
Thickness: 11.8 mm
Bezel: Unidirectional rotating black ceramic bezel with green scale and Super-Luminova® display
Crown: Black PVD-coated steel – Screw-down crown engraved with brand RW
Mirror: Sapphire crystal, anti-reflective treatment on both sides
Dial: Black dial with three-dimensional hour markers and green Super-Luminova® display
Hands: Black hour and minute hands with green Super-Luminova® display, barrel-shaped center seconds
Bottom cover: screw-in
Strap: black rubber, black PVD-coated steel buckle with dual push-button security system
Waterproof: 30 atmospheric pressure / 300 meters