Rolex’s long-standing partnership with Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and its flagship event, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, epitomizes the brand’s natural affinity for the world of sailing.
The 2019 Rolex Awards for Enterprise
Five laureates are honoured by the 2019 Rolex Awards for Enterprise in the fields of science and health, cultural heritage, applied technology, exploration, and environment. Including one Canadian who is changing the landscape of plastic recycling.
Homo Faber Celebrates European Craftsmanship
The inaugural biennial fair in Venice celebrated craftspeople, the largely hidden heroes who bring the greatest skill and passion to their work.
Yachting in Montenegro
Remarkably uncrowded and unspoiled, Montenegro is the destination of yacht owners and charterers who want to stay ahead of the crowds.
The Definition of Swiss-Made Watches
H. Moser & Cie has dropped the “Swiss Made” label on their watches in a protest to show that Switzerland’s new rules on “Swiss Made” are too lenient.
Charter Yacht Expeditions
The ultimate way to explore the most isolated parts of the world—reachable only to a few.
On a sunny day in St. Barths this March, in perfect end-of-season Caribbean sailing weather, a spectacular fleet of 36 yachts is racing just offshore.
Luxury Auto Manufacturers Partner with Boat Builders
Given such affinity between the marine and automotive worlds, the real surprise is that any serious collaboration has taken so long.
This Remote German Town is Renowned for Watchmaking
In the heart of Saxony, the tiny town of Glashütte is the undisputed centre of German watchmaking. To understand the significance of this, we must consider the tumultuous history of the past 170 years, when wars, financial crises, political dislocation, occupation, and socialism swept through Europe, changing the political, economic, and social landscape again and again. Glashütte was spared none of it.
Created by Italian textile and menswear company Ermenegildo Zegna, the ZegnArt Public art project was formed with an ambitious objective: to commission a series of public artworks in countries around the world.
Let’s, for a moment, play that game “If you could invite anyone to dinner…” Our imaginary table has space for seven guests, each of a different nationality, and all must be living, working masters of their art.
When the yachts take to the water for the 34th America’s Cup, it will be a sight unlike any yacht race (let alone any America’s Cup race) in history.
Monaco’s Only Watch Auction
In Monaco’s Only Watch Auction, watch manufacturers bring out their best in hopes of fetching the highest prices—for a good cause.
Harry Winston’s Opus Watches
Tourbillons appearing to float free of any support; time indicated by rotating discs, chains of diamonds, or tiny spinning cubes: such are the improbable horological inventions that have made Harry Winston’s presentation of a new Opus a highlight of the Baselworld watch and jewellery fair every spring.
In an age when luxury brands make much of building emotion and stories around their products, Riva has the kind of history and the deep emotional power that are worth untold millions of marketing dollars. Its status as a legend is far from hyperbole; the name is right up there with Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Fabergé, and Cartier.