The amazing sailing watch from TAG Heuer, named the Aquaracer Calibre S Regatta is a groundbreaking timepiece that incorporates advanced and unique technology. It involves a special movement that was conceived, patented and developed by Tag Heuer. It is an amazing piece of technology that combines the company’s mechanical expertise and precision of quartz. The TAG Heuer Calibre S movement, included it this watch, is electro-mechanical. It is an ingenious blend of two types of movements that utilizes their best characteristics. It has no less than 230 mechanical components, as well as five bi-directional micro-engines.
This incredible yacht timepiece includes even more inventive qualities. This timepiece by TAG Heuer watches also marks a break with the standard codes of the chronograph, which has used small and hard-to-read counters ever since 1822. The Calibre S Regatta allows a new avant-guard solution that enables for time to be read intuitively, because its hour and chronograph functions are both shown by the central hands. It is also worth mentioning that its chronograph includes tenth-of-a-second accuracy, as well as measurement of simple and intermediary time and two elapsed times.
Anti-Clockwise Hands in Regatta Mode
Being a yachting timepiece, this lovely watch by TAG Heuer also includes a countdown scale for regattas, which can be adjusted from -10 to -1 minute. The Aquaracer Calibre S has three different modes that can be switched with a simple push on the crown (Hour, Chrono and Regatta modes). Once the Regatta mode is selected, the central hands of the watch move anti-clockwise, which is possible because its bi-directional micro-engines. As soon as the countdown is over, the chronograph is automatically triggered and the hands start moving clockwise.
The dial of the astonishing TAG Heuer Aquaracer Regatta S that we are reviewing also includes two half-moon sub dials on the bottom. Depending on a chosen mode, these sub dials indicate different data. When in Hour mode, these counters show the date. When you switch to Chrono mode, it is displayed on the left sub dial, while the right one offers tenth-of-a-second accuracy. Same thing happens in Regatta mode (left counter displays the mode).
This advanced wristwatch for men also includes water tightness to 300 meters, luminescent markers and hands, a fixed aluminum bezel, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and a stainless steel case (diameter of 41 mm and thickness of 13 mm).
If this review of features of the beautiful TAG Heuer Aquaracer Regatta S is enough to make you want to buy it, you can choose from four different models. There are two models with a triple-row stainless steel bracelet and two more with a black rubber band. The model CAF7110.BA0803 has a blue dial and a steel bracelet, as well as a price of $1,170. The other model with a steel bracelet CAF7111.BA0803 has a black dial and costs $1,285. The rubber models CAF7110.FT8010 (with a blue dial) and CAF7111.FT8010 (black dial) both cost $1,170.