A PATRIOTIC PLANET OCEAN
Cased in black ceramic, the timepiece features a ceramic bezel with an OMEGA LiquidMetal™ diving scale that highlights the pre-race 15 minute countdown; in blue and red rubber (the colours of the New Zealand flag) for the first 10 minutes and START in LiquidMetal™ for the final 5.
"…A black fabric NATO strap with red rubber lining completes the sea-worthy look…"
THE RED SIDE OF "DEEP BLACK"
An EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND logo in red dominates the reverse side, which is ringed with the words CHALLENGER 35TH AMERICA'S CUP.
EASY TO READ
A quick glance is all it takes to get your bearings, thanks to the 18K white gold indexes set against the vertically-brushed black ceramic dial and the GMT ring with day/night display.
OMEGA is proud of its partnership with Emirates Team New Zealand that started with Sir Peter Blake's America's Cup campaign in 1995 and continues to this day. OMEGA is supporting the Kiwi challenge for the 35th America’s Cup in 2017.
Video description: One of two watches made in support of Emirates Team New Zealand, this race-ready Planet Ocean in black ceramic embraces the blue and red of the Kiwi flag. Made for fans, not crew, the ETNZ "Deep Black" is still a serious piece of sailing kit and well and truly up to the challenge.
OMEGA has served as timekeeper at many of the world's top competitive sailing events. A partnership with the late Sir Peter Blake started in 1995 and we continue to honour his legacy with our support for Emirates Team New Zealand.