Superyachts have the finest interiors, furniture, art and technology so where better to flex an ocean-themed indulgence than the addition of a luxury watch on your wrist?
Here, we share some of the best Asian-inspired luxury timepieces, perfect for your next sailing regatta or yacht charter vacation:
Blancpain Villeret Shakudo Coelacanth
This eye-catching timepiece features the endangered coelacanth fish, expertly detailed via Japanese Shakudo engraving with a hand engraved dial of 18ct red gold-damascened titanium. Find your sea of inspiration here at Blancpain retailers.
Ulysse Nardin Classico Zheng He
Limited to just 30 timepieces, this luxury watch depicts The Treasure Boat (Bao-Chuan) belonging to admiral Zheng’s fleet, who embarked on 7 voyages in the 15th-century Ming Dynasty. You can order your own for around €40.000
Jaeger-LeCoultre’s ‘Reverso Tribute Enamels’
Katsushika Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave Off Kanagawa’ and Xu Beihong’s 20th-century paintings offer show-stopping artworks. Likewise, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s luxury watches epitomise the skill and detail of enamelling and engraving that takes place in their Vallée de Joux workshops. Limited to 8 pieces, these Reverso Tribute Enamels have a front with a finely hand-guillochéd dial covered in translucent Grand Feu enamel, while on the reverse is an enamelled miniature of Hokusai’s iconic woodblock printing or Beihong’s ink wash painting.