The Yacht-Master 42 sets itself apart with its larger 42mm case, making a bold statement on the wrist. Crafted from Rolex’s signature Oystersteel—a corrosion-resistant and highly durable alloy—the case maintains the brand’s commitment to precision engineering and robust construction. The increased case size not only enhances the watch’s presence but also accommodates additional functionalities catering to maritime activities.
Black Cerachrom Bezel:
At the heart of the Yacht-Master 42 is its distinctive black Cerachrom ceramic bezel, a hallmark of the Yacht-Master collection. The bidirectional rotatable bezel features raised numerals, providing both a functional countdown timer for yacht races and a touch of nautical sophistication. The Cerachrom ceramic not only ensures resilience against scratches but also adds a modern and luxurious touch to the overall design.
Oysterflex Bracelet Innovation:
A standout feature of the Yacht-Master 42 is the introduction of the Oysterflex bracelet. Combining the robustness of a metal bracelet with the flexibility and comfort of an elastomer strap, the Oysterflex bracelet is a technological innovation. Beneath the black elastomer lies a flexible metal blade, providing a secure fit while maintaining the aesthetic coherence of a traditional Oyster bracelet. The Oysterlock clasp, equipped with the Rolex Glidelock extension system, allows for easy adjustments to suit various wrist sizes.
The dial of the Yacht-Master 42 is a celestial masterpiece. The use of meteorite—a material sourced from outer space—adds a cosmic touch to the watch, making each timepiece unique. The meteorite dial features Chromalight luminescent hour markers and hands, ensuring optimal legibility even in low-light conditions. The date window at 3 o’clock completes the dial, offering a practical element to the watch.
Superior Precision and Water Resistance:
Powering the Yacht-Master 42 is Rolex’s caliber 3235, a self-winding mechanical movement known for its precision and reliability. The movement boasts a power reserve of approximately 70 hours, ensuring that the watch keeps accurate time even during extended periods of inactivity.
Maintaining its maritime heritage, the Yacht-Master 42 offers water resistance up to 100 meters (330 feet), making it a reliable companion for water enthusiasts and sailors.