Since the primary function of watches has always been to measure time, the watchmaking and sports worlds were doomed to mingle. With some features such as the chronograph, the speedometer and flyback, the timepieces have become indispensable accessories for the practice of physical activities.This is also why the watchmakers are prime sponsors at major sporting appointment. Today we decided to show you the best of this marriage between watchmaking and sports, delivering a selection of the best sports watches of the moment.
Models combining virility, strength and accuracy
Some sports watches, which stood out from the competition thanks to their innovative nature, have become true icons in the world of watchmaking. This is the case of the Royal Oak Audemars Piguet, the first high-end sports watch in steel created there over 40 years. The Swiss manufacturer regularly offers new versions of this timepiece cult. Earlier this year, she has presented the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph QEII Cup 2016, celebrating its partnership with the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong, a renowned horse racing. With its dial “Mega Tapestry” black and its octagonal bezel in rose gold, this model is simply outstanding.
If Audemars Piguet, this new timepiece, been unfaithful to steel that made up the original Royal Oak, Piaget has chosen metal alloy for its new sports watch called S. Polo Available in automatic version in a chronograph version, it offers a dial pad in a round case of 42 millimeters. Dynamic and contemporary, the Polo S combines virility, clean lines and comfortable to wear.
The black color is often used on sports watches major watchmakers listed on centralledwatch. The proof with the Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel, which combines a ceramic bezel with a steel case and a rubber strap. Resistant to 100 meters, it offers a high-precision chronograph and a triple time zone. The Diagono Magnesium Chronograph Bvlgari luxury brand displays for its share of modern lines and sleek sports. But if you are looking for a more affordable sports watch, we can only advise the new Alpiner 4 GMT Business Timer of the firm Alpina. Proposed less than 2000 euros, it is a dual time watches cheapest time the market. Its 44 mm housing also has a rotating bezel with a solar compass function 360 degrees.