The time of the maritime universe
Ulysse Nardin pridefully joins the Swedish team Artemis Racing as official partner of the 35th edition of the America cup and introduces its new model Marine Driver Artemis Racing as a commemorative watch.
As a high level competition, the America’s Cup is the legendary challenge that united the most exceptional sails in a sea full of stories; it celebrates its 35º anniversary. This is a great opportunity for the Ulysse Nardin firm, since it will take the lead as official sponsor of Artemis Racing. To celebrate this historic collaboration, the watch manufacturer will be presenting its exclusive model, the Marine Diver Artemis Racing.
With this new watch collection Ulysse Nardin pridefully joins the historic will with an excepcional collaboration. “It’s an honor for the brand to collaborate with Artemis Racing” explains Patrik Hoffmann, CEO of Ulysse Nardin. “The history of our firm is widely vinculated with the maritime universe, it perfectly fusions innovation and technology, a tandem shared by both companies. Without a doubt it is the perfect combination. When I have met the engineers, technicians and artisans of Artemis, I have immediately been encountered with the motor of this company, the passion and innovation of this team is extraordinary.”
Destined to immortalize this historic event, the special edition of the Marine Diver Artemis Racing reflects the energy and genius that defines Artemis Racing. The model is characterized by an elegant design and the combination of different resistant materials, for example: stainless steel and india rubber, it represents the perfect companion for all sailors willing to defend the most important titles. The sphere’s original profile reflects the passion for this sport. The ships seem to float on water, ready to sail the oceans. The logo of the Artemis Racing team and the engraved signature “Challenger 35th America’s Cup Artemis Racing” image this beautiful collaboration. To these details, several other attach: the spectacular indexes, the needles, the yellow strap and the Artemis Racing logo under the sphere portray the bond that exists between the two companies.
Lastly, the complex motive of the sphere, which is shaped like waves, makes us remember the roots of nautical origin. The new Marine Diver Artemis Racing is water resistant up to 300 meters thanks to it’s crowned and hinged bottom. It possess a unidirectional rotary bezel that doesn’t allow any involuntary adjustment. With a UN-26 automatic caliber, this 44mm diameter watch has an indicator for its reserve -of both, the small second counter and the date situated at 6-. The Marine Diver Artemis Racing,due to its complex DNA and it’s infallible design, has been conceived for all of us who are sailors, active sportsmen or those who behold the competitions from the shore. Ulysse Nardin has wanted, through this collaboration and new model, to render homage to the marine spirit. The Artemis Racing model is available worldwide in all the official sale spots.
Text: Ulysse Nardin ± Photo: Ulysse Nardin Marine Artemis Racing