Based in the Swiss Jura and with a horological story studded with successes and invention that remain unrivalled even to this day, the watch manufacturer, Edox, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2009.
Since 2008, Edox has been the official partner of the Dubai International Marine Club, a dynamic sailing club that hosts almost 180 events per year. Undoubtedly one of its best representatives is the Sea Dubai, a magnificent class RC44 yacht.
The Grand Ocean Collection is a classic and timeless name, with the second limited edition, dedicated to the crew of the sailing yacht, Sea Dubai, reflecting its continuing expansion. This Super Limited Edition embodies the sporting spirit of the regatta, a glorious blend of courtesy, fair play, sportsmanship and courage.
The generous 45 mm case remains unchanged, retaining the lines and appeal of the Grand Ocean Collection with its now famous notched bezel. But this time, the watchcase is coated in black PVD to emphasis the enigmatic element of the new model. Proudly sporting a blue 44, the symbol of the class, the black carbon dial is an elegant tribute to the Sea Dubai. The profiled sails and indices, hand applied in blue and nickel, highlight the maritime character of this new watch. The engraving on the case back has been reinterpreted, with a motif representing unfurled gennakers, the serial numbering and the name of the watch. That essential hallmark of the Grand Ocean Collection, the famous porthole aperture that affords an in-depth view of the watch's magnificent mechanism, has not been forgotten and provides the perfect finishing touch to the new Sea Dubai Super Limited Edition.
The limited edition number will be engraved on a plate affixed to the side of the watchcase.
The final and striking feature is the black rubber strap, easy to wear and resistant to salty sea spray. It lends a touch of supreme classicism and masculine elegance. Fitted with an Edox 94 mechanical caliber, the power reserve has a blue gauge on the dial, and the watch is water resistant to 44 meters.
The new Sea Dubai Super Limited Edition is limited to 244 pieces worldwide and is presented in a splendid wooden box with a porthole aperture.