Officine Panerai 35th Amercias Cup Official Watches

Officine Panerai – 35th Amercia’s Cup Official Watches

Officine Panerai has been sponsoring its own Classic Yachts Challenge racing series for the past decade. Announced at SIHH 2017, Panerai will take on a bigger role in the World of Yacht racing by becoming the 35th Amercia’s Cup Official Watches Partner. This event is the most celebrated and prestigious sailing race in the world. Of course, this will mean that Panerai will be presenting special edition watches that pays tribute to the legend of the America’s Cup. This partnership is seen as a perfect balance between the legends of the sea, and timeless passion and advanced technology.

The partnership between Panerai and the America’s Cup is an expression for the infinite passion for the sea and the search for avant-garde technical solution. You can find all these values in the watches designed by Panerai for the 35th America’s Cup, Amercian fans of ORACLE TEAM USA, and for SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN, the first challenger from Asia in 15 years. There are five special edition watches created in limited numbers; designed true to the Original Panerai identity, but enhanced by amazing elements produced for the occasion of the legendary America’s Cup.

Official Watch of the 35th Amercia’s Cup – PAM727

LUMINOR MARINA 1950 AMERICA’S CUP 3 DAYS AUTOMATIC ACCIAIO – Amercia's Cup Official Watches
LUMINOR MARINA 1950 AMERICA’S CUP 3 DAYS AUTOMATIC ACCIAIO – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches

The official watch of the 35th Amercia’s Cup is Luminor Marina 1950 Amercia’s Cup 3 Days Automatic Acciaio (PAM727). This special edition of 300 units pays tribute to the legend of the Amercia’s cup by revisiting a classic Panerai. PAM727 is personalised with the colors of the 35th Amercia’s Cup logo, a campaign for the oldest international sport competition in the modern world. The Luminor Marina 1950 Amercia’s Cup is made simple with minimlist in design and fundamental in function – characteristics which make it a perfect watch for use at sea. PAM727 is priced at around USD$8,100

Luminor Marina 1950 Amercia Cup PAM727
Luminor Marina 1950 Amercia Cup PAM727 – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches
  • MOVEMENT: Automatic mechanical, P.9010 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai.
  • FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, small seconds, date.
  • CASE: 44 mm, AISI 316L brushed steel.
  • DIAL: Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Date at 3 o’clock, seconds at 9 o’clock.
  • POWER RESERVE: 72H.
  • WATER-RESISTANCE: 30 bar (~300 metres).

Official Partner of Oracle Team USA – PAM724, PAM725, PAM726

Official Partner of Oracle Team USA - PAM724, PAM725, PAM726
Official Partner of Oracle Team USA – PAM724, PAM725, PAM726 – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches

Avant-garde technology using materials of exceptional performance, with advanced functionality yet intuitive and simple to operate, and with a legendary past: the three new Special Editions created by Panerai for ORACLE TEAM USA have much in common with the team which is the Defender in the 35th America’s Cup.

With sailing legend James Spithill as Skipper and with another legendary personality, Russell Coutts, as CEO, ORACLE TEAM USA won the 2010 and 2013 editions of the America’s Cup. As the Defender, it will take part in the 2017 final America’s Cup Match which is to be hosted in the island of Bermuda. It is a team of professionals – of sailing, of design, of engineering and of much else – who represent the best of the world’s talents in their fields.
To celebrate this excellence, Panerai has created three watches with remarkable characteristics and performance, perfect to be worn by enthusiasts of the America’s Cup.

Luminor 1950 Oracle Team USA 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Ceramica (PAM 725)

Luminor 1950 Oracle Team USA 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Ceramica (PAM 725)
Luminor 1950 Oracle Team USA 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Ceramica (PAM 725) – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches

PAM725 is one of the three official watches for Oracle Team USA, defender of the 2017 America’s Cup. It uses Avant-Grade Mechanics and materials beyond the world of high quality watchmaking. The case of the Luminor 1950 is made light and strong with a special synthetic ceramic made from zirconium oxide. The uniform matt black look and the appearance of a sports watch blends in well with the ceramic bridge lever device; which protects the winding crown from accidental shocks and enhances the water resistance. The titanium back is screwed in place and it carries the logo ORACLE TEAM USA, the inscription 35TH AMERICA’S CUP and a drawing of the legendary trimaran of the defending team in relief. PAM 725 is priced at around USD$15,300.

Oracle Team USA, defender of the 2017 America's Cup PAM725
Oracle Team USA, defender of the 2017 America’s Cup PAM725 – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches
  • MOVEMENT: Automatic mechanical, P.9100 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai.
  • FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, small seconds, flyback chronograph, seconds reset.
  • CASE: 44 mm, black ceramic.
  • DIAL: Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Hours counter at 3 o’clock, seconds at 9 o’clock, central chronograph seconds and minutes hands, knot scale on the rehaut.
  • POWER RESERVE: 72H.
  • WATER-RESISTANCE: 10 bar (~100 metres).

Luminor 1950 Regatta Oracle Team USA 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Titanio (PAM 726)

Luminor 1950 Regatta Oracle Team USA 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Titanio (PAM 726)
Luminor 1950 Regatta Oracle Team USA 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Titanio (PAM 726) – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches

The superiority and remarkable of Panerai mechanics are embedded in this new special edition created (200 pieces) for the ORACLE TEAM USA. This automatic chronograph has a power reserve of three days, fitted with the Regatta countdown mechanism. The reverse counter function is made for accuracy in displaying the starting times of a race. A red push-piece at 4 o’clock causes the central red chronograph minute hand to move back in one-minute step, until it is adjusted to the right countdown position. The start/stop button is at 10 o’clock position, while the push-piece at 9 o’clock returns all the chronograph hands to zero. PAM726 is priced at around USD$17,900.

ORACLE TEAM USA Chrono Flyback Automatic Titanio PAM726
ORACLE TEAM USA Chrono Flyback Automatic Titanio PAM726 – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches
  • MOVEMENT: Automatic mechanical, P.9100/R calibre, executed entirely by Panerai.
  • FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, small seconds, seconds reset, flyback chronograph, regatta countdown, knots scale for calculation of average boat speed.
  • CASE: 47 mm, brushed titanium.
  • DIAL: Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Hours counter at 3 o’clock, seconds at 9 o’clock, central chronograph seconds and minutes hands, knot scale on the rehaut.
  • POWER RESERVE: 72H.
  • WATER-RESISTANCE: 10 bar (~100 metres).

Luminor Marina Oracle Team USA 8 Days Acciaio (PAM724)

Luminor Marina Oracle Team USA 8 Days Acciaio (PAM724)
Luminor Marina Oracle Team USA 8 Days Acciaio (PAM724) – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches

Among the special editions (only 200 units) designed by Panerai as official watches of ORACLE TEAM USA for the 2017 Amercia’s cup, is a new version of one of Panerai’s icons – The Luminor Marina with a power reserve of eight days (PAM724). The minimalist look which features the highly functional quality of every detail can be seen in the clarity of its dial as well as in its solidity and reliability. PAM724 is priced at around USD$7,100.

Oracle Team USA 8 Days Acciaio (PAM724)
Oracle Team USA 8 Days Acciaio (PAM724) – Amercia’s Cup Official Watches
  • MOVEMENT: Hand-wound mechanical, P.5000 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai.
  • FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, small seconds.
  • CASE: 44 mm, AISI 316L polished steel.
  • DIAL: Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Small seconds at 9 o’clock.
  • POWER RESERVE: 192H.
  • WATER-RESISTANCE: 30 bar (~300 metres).

Official Partner of SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN – Pam732

Luminor Marina 1950 SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN 3 Days Automatic (PAM732)
Luminor Marina 1950 SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN 3 Days Automatic (PAM732)

Japan is returning to compete in the final of the Amercia’s after 15 years. Officine Panerai celebrats a legendary team and a country with a remarkable maritime tradition with this Special edition of of 150 units. Luminor Marina 1950 SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN 3 Days Automatic (PAM732) is one of the watches highly sought after by Paneristi. This watch combines in a masterly way the most iconic elements of the Panerai appearance with details paying tribute to the team led by the internationally famous Skipper Dean Barker. Also paying tribute to the SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN, it has contrasting stitching in red and white, the colours of the Japanese flag. PAM732 is priced at around USD$8,100.

SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN 3 Days Automatic (PAM732)
SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN 3 Days Automatic (PAM732)
  • MOVEMENT: Automatic mechanical, P.9010 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai.
  • FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, small seconds, date.
  • CASE: 44 mm, AISI 316L brushed steel.
  • DIAL: Black with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Date at 3 o’clock, seconds at 9 o’clock.
  • POWER RESERVE: 72H.
  • WATER-RESISTANCE: 30 bar (~300 metres).

Overall, these 5 watches will be well liked for fans of the America’s cup. We feel that they can also be special collection watches by Paneristi, since they are also variants of some of Panerai’s most iconic watch series. These watches are slightly more exclusive due to the limited numbers, and yet they give Panerai’s popular watch models a unique twist. More special edition watches can be found at Panerai official website.

One thing for sure – Your life will never be the same again once you have owned your first Officine Panerai watch.

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