For a company that fabricated its name as a purveyor of exactness marine chronometers, Ulysse Nardin has a long-standing and legitimate connect to the ocean. Combine this with the brand’s inclination for extreme complications and acting skill and you get the Marine Mega Yacht, a watch that combines a flying tourbillon, a tide marker, a moon stage pointer with scaled down similar entertainments of a boat’s highlights – anchor, chain, propeller, windlass and bow – straightforwardly on the dial! With a sticker price of simply over EUR 300,000, the platinum watch is a restricted version of only 30 pieces.
The Marine Mega Yacht continues in the wake of the Marine Grand Deck Tourbillon , a watch dispatched by Ulysse Nardin in 2016 with hopping hours, a tourbillon and an extraordinary method to peruse the retrograde minutes by means of a nautical blast pulled by nanowires, all set against wood marquetry decking on the dial. In a takeoff from the Grand Deck Tourbillon that reproduced components of exemplary boats and extravagance liners, the cutting edge (should we say super intense?) plan of the Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht captures the more contemporary soul of the present extravagance vessels.
All hands on deck
The enormous V-shape cruising through the blue Grand Feu veneer waters addresses the bow of a boat and is made in white gold. At the lower part of the bow is the 60-second flying tourbillon, solidly held set up with an extension that looks like a propeller with the trademark Ulysse Nardin anchor in the middle. Realizing that the present mariners are furnished with modern electronic instruments, Ulysse Nardin’s watchmakers needed to give valuable oceanic data in a realistic, three-dimensional way. The moon stage marker that attacks the bow at 9 o’clock includes a hyper-reasonable portrayal of our adjoining satellite, complete with holes. Composed of two half circles, one in blue PVD to address the time of the new moon and the other with a rhodium plating to reenact the enlightening impact of the Sun.
Deciding where to moor is consistently an extreme call for mariners in the event that they don’t counsel a tide table already. An instrument to show the stature of the tides continuously comparable to a particular area is highlighted on the dial in a window just underneath the moon stage. The capacities are set at the crown and the position (S for setting the hands; TM for Tide and Moon position; and W for winding) is uncovered in a sidelong window on the caseband that duplicates the screen of a Chadburn Telegraph.
However, the most striking component of everything is the reasonable anchor and chain on the right. Not only there for improving purposes, the anchor chain and the windlass situated behind a sapphire window at 12 o’clock move because of the developments of the twisting crown to demonstrate the force save against a white scale. Furthermore, simply on the off chance that the proprietor of this marvelous watch really needs to counsel the time, the focal hour and moment hands are treated with glowing material.
The Engine Room
With its overwhelming 44mm measurement, the platinum case includes a fluted bezel and a screw-down crown and the sapphire caseback uncovers the great manual-winding development. Created as a team with Christophe Claret make, the UN-631 type looks like the hardware found in an advanced boat’s motor room complete with circulated air through turbine covers and striking, contemporary completions. Estimating 37mm in distance across, the development has 504 components, beats at 21,600 vph and offers a force hold of 80 hours; a lovely great measure of energy given all the activity on deck.
The Marine Mega Yacht comes on a completely incorporated blue crocodile calfskin tie and, as referenced beforehand, is a restricted version of 30 pieces retailing for EUR 310,000. For additional subtleties, if it’s not too much trouble, counsel www.ulysse-nardin.com .