The all new Breitling Superocean Héritage II Chronograph 44 Outerknown is being released to celebrate the partnership with clothing brand Outerknown. Co-founded by surfing champion Kelly Slater, the brand focuses on creating clothes made from ECONYL yarn, a material created from nylon waste, one source of which is fishing nets from oceans around the world.
The Superocean dates back to 1957, designed to be the ideal diver watch for recreational and professional people. Over the years there have been multiple varaitions and changes of designs to the Superocean model. Now we have a Superocean chronograph that not only helps drivers but also by helping clean out oceans from waste.
Watches that do itself good for the environment should really catch the attention of many. The watch itself is 44mm, in a black DLC-coated stainless steel case with the Outerknown logo engraved on the caseback. The COSC-certified chronometer features an ultra-hard scratch and shock-resistant unidirectional ceramic bezel with a luminescent central dot at the 12 o’clock position. It is also powered by the Breitling Caliber 13 mechanical chronograph movement. The blue dial features great blue tones to underline the effort to help clean out oceans.
“By introducing the ECONYL yarn strap, we are taking another important step in our commitment to sustainability. We are looking forward to introducing other great watches equipped with these straps in the future,” said Breitling CEO Georges Kern at an event in London last week.
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 13 (Valjoux 7750 base)
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, day, date, chronograph
Power Reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)
COSC Chronometer Certified
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