The redesigned Avenger collection of bold and robust watches joins the Aviator 8 and Navitimer ranges in the brand's "Air" universe.
The Cape Cod adopts a double tour strap whose "anchor chain" design is a reminder of the original inspiration for the watch.
Boat-racing watches have the unique feature of being fitted with a stopwatch which usually show the last 10 minutes prior to the start of a sailing competition. This information can be seen through a system of apertures, which gradually change colour, or hands on tiny counters.
Boat races are made up of several rounds split into four defining "stages". The starting signal, announcing the time when the competitors can cross the line, is preceded with a preparatory stage lasting between 3 and 10 minutes, the last minute is obviously the most important, indeed it is during this time that the winner may even be determined.
Saskia maaike Bouvier has the honor of being the first woman candidate in the prestigious enclave of watchmakers which is the Horological Academy of Independent Creators.
As the National Museum of Singapore hosts "Treasures of Vacheron Constantin – A legacy of watchmaking since 1755", chief executive officer Juan-Carlos Torres talks about the wider implications of such an event.