Portuguese derived from the sophisticate navigation instruments that were applied in the exploring unknown world for those great navigators. Such a great tradition is fully expressed in the its precision which is accurate to 1/4 seconds. In order to celebrate Portuguese 75 anniversary, IWC promote the latest Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph with brand-new perpetual calendar and will appear in the coming SIHH in 2015. Two weeks ago, IWC posted the detail about this new Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph, and what we bring you today, is the one.
Looking from the design, there seems to be no much changes but an obvious change is the size: from the 45.4 in the old Portuguese to the 43.5 in the new Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph. many watch fans expressed their ideas about abate the size of this sport watch, and IWC followed and did it, and then here we are with a more favorable size. Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph choose rubber in the belt which guarantees that it is flexible and gives us a good wearing experience. Within this new Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph, it is powered by an 89361 chronograph movement whose has stable performance and has flyback.
In addition, the case is waterproof to 600 meters, making it a perfect companion in your navigation. Now let’s come to the dial. The most obvious red small hand and peripheral edges is accurate to 1/4 second, and could measure a small period of stops. Hour hand, minute hand, and time indexes are coated with luminous material, which is also another symbol for the sport watches. The screw-down crown, crown protection, and chronograph button are the reminders of the pole in the clipper, making it special among other IWC watches. Ignore its statues, this brand-new Portugal is still the traditional Portugal watches. The clear dial, minute track, and smooth Arabic time numbers and indexes, feature the classic elements in the 1939 Portuguese watches.