Watchmaker Hublot has teamed up along side of Alinghi to represent Swiss Made expertise on waters around the world and this weekend, at the Société Nautique de Genève, Ernesto Bertarelli and Jean-Claude Biver unveiled a special the watch created in tribute to their partnership.
Limited to just 100 numbered pieces, this is an ultra-technical watch designed to meet all the challenges of the maritime environment. It is a King Power Alinghi 4000 dive watch made completely from carbon able to withstand the extreme pressures found at depths of 4,000 metres, an exceptional technical achievement. It took nearly 18 months of research, development and testing to present the first model.
Hublot paired with Alinghi in 2009 and 2010 in the 33rd America’s Cup and ow Hublot is now renewing its partnership with the Swiss team in its big international challenges. The Swiss watchmaking brand will on board the two monotype series boats chosen by Alinghi for the 2012 season: the Extreme 40 and the Décision 35. The former is taking to the open waters around the world in the highly rarefied Extreme 40 international circuit. The first two rounds took place in Oman at the end of February, and in Qingdao, China. The second boat – the Décision 35 Alinghi – was in action on Lake Geneva. this past weekend in the Grand Prix Les Ambassadeurs.