PORTUGIESER YACHT CLUB MOON & TIDE

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Description

IW344001

A complex interplay of gravitational and centrifugal forces between the earth, the moon and the sun causes the tides. On most of the earth’s coasts, there are two high tides per day, always precisely 12 hours and 24 minutes apart. The Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide indicates the expected times for the next high and low water on a subdial at “6 o’clock”. This is achieved by a reduction wheel train which translates the regular rhythm of the hours into the constantly shifting time sequence of high and low water. The double moon phase display at “12 o’clock” has been enhanced to show spring and neap tides and therefore also informs about the strength of the current tides. Spring tides, which bring particularly high water, occur at full moon and new moon. The 18-carat 5N gold case, blue dial, gold-plated hands and 18-carat gold appliqués underscore the maritime character of this timepiece. The IWC-manufactured 82835 calibre features a Pellaton winding system. Fitted with ceramic components, it boasts a power reserve of 60 hours.

Additional information

Movement

82835 Calibre, IWC-manufactured movement, Automatic, self-winding, 60 hours Power Reserve

Features

Tide indication, double moon phase for the northern and southern, hemisphere with integrated display of neap and spring tide, Date display, Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides Pellaton automatic winding, Central hacking seconds

Case

18ct 5N gold case, Diameter 44.6 mm, Height 13.4 mm, Screw in crown, See-through sapphire glass back, Water resistance 6 bar

Dial

Blue dial with luminescence

Strap/Bracelet

Blue rubber strap with textile inlay, Strap width 22 mm

Warranty

Up to 8 years https://myiwc.iwc.com