Are You Ready To Sail With Breitling? The Swiss watchmaker Breitling, which had its name written in gold letters in the history of aviation, have a say in land and sea as well thanks to the bold strategies of the new management. The brand, which comes to the forefront with timepieces developed for the pilots, and this time aims the yacht enthusiasts.
Breitling Exospace B55 Yachting (Ref. EB5512221B1E1) is one of the most technological models of the brand. Based on the Exospace model introduced in 2015, B55 Yachting is equipped with functions that can be used in yachting races in addition to its existing technological features. As if these are not enough, the model that provides connected watch synchronization via Bluetooth technology reshapes the concept of luxury sport watches.
The model comes in a titanium case measuring 46mm x 15.25mm. As with every titanium timepiece, the lightness and the distinctive dark surface of the metal are combined with the expectation of both visual appeal and wrist comfort. The bi-directional bezel, which surrounds the sapphire crystal, has a highly functional scale on it. The 100 meter waterproof model comes with titanium bracelet or blue rubber strap options. Let me add the lug width of the case is 24mm which allows to be easily worn with any strap of that size.
Breitling Exospace B55 Yachting is powered by the manufacture SuperQuartz Caliber B55. The movement represents the latest technology of Quartz calibers is 10 times more accurate than the conventional battery operated movements thanks to its special integrated circuit and exclusive components. Time is displayed in both analog and digital format. According to the manufacturer, the movement has a ten year battery life. The caliber that warns the user when a certain period of time left for the battery completely runs out, guarantees maximum performance in all conditions.
The Flyback chronograph function, which operates at 1/100 accuracy and can measure up to 99 hours, 59 minutes, 59 seconds. Other features are, electronic tachometer, lap time counter, regatta timer for yacht races, recording start and finish times, full function calendar, 7 different alarms and UTC world time. In addition to all , the movement can pair up with a smart phone through a low-energy Bluetooth module (with appropriate software).
In short, Breitling Exospace B55 Yachting, which meets all the needs of an adventurer ocean enthusiast, is one of the strongest players in its category. The MSRPs are $ 7685 for the titanium bracelet and $ 7170 for the blue rubber strap (US list).