OMEGA ON DECK
From rookies to race-hardened veterans, sailors from all levels of the sport have taken to the water knowing that OMEGA is there in support. The brand proudly backs entire crews, such as Emirates Team New Zealand and Alinghi, times historic events such as the America’s Cup, and even supports the efforts of Olympic Games champions, including Peter Burling and Blair Tuke.
Official Timekeeper of the America’s Cup
The 36th edition of the “Auld Mug” will mark OMEGA’s third time as Official Timekeeper. Having already timed the America’s Cup in 2000 and 2003, we’re back on board in 2021. Proud to serve the world’s best sailors on the waters of Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour and deliver split-second precision, even in the choppiest seas.
A salute to the sailors
Seamaster Planet Ocean America’s Cup Edition
Discover the Seamaster Planet Ocean America’s Cup Edition, our stunning tribute to the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. A Master Chronometer certified timepiece with race-ready technology and timeless style, in the bold colours of the event’s logo.
ON BOARD WITH ALINGHI
Bringing two powerful Swiss brands together, OMEGA has officially joined forces with ALINGHI, a renowned sports team who have enjoyed numerous sailing victories, including two America’s Cup wins in 2003 and 2007. Today, ALINGHI is associated with the D35 Trophy, the GC32 Racing Tour and to the development of the new TF35 one-design foiling catamaran.
EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND
OMEGA has been a passionate supporter, sponsor and Official Timekeeper of Emirates Team New Zealand since 1995, when the brand partnered with America's Cup legend, the late Sir Peter Blake. The partnership still continues today and has included some of the most memorable victories in America’s Cup history.
… “Precision, accuracy and pioneering spirit are fundamental to what we do and OMEGA has been right by our side for over 20 years”…
ETNZ "DEEP BLACK"
Planet Ocean gets patriotic on the ETNZ "Deep Black", which embraces the blue and red of the New Zealand flag. Cased in black ceramic, it features a ceramic bezel with an OMEGA LiquidMetal™ diving scale that uses rubber - in blue and red - for the first 10 minutes.
SERIOUS SAILING TECH
On the ocean, the “Deep Black” rises to every challenge
…“The start sequence for sailboat races is just 5 minutes, so the pressure is on”…
ETNZ KIT: THE SPEEDMASTER X-33
OMEGA equipped each member of ETNZ with a new timepiece, before they took to the waters of Bermuda for the 35th America’s Cup in 2017. Sporting a mix of analogue and digital functions, the X-33 includes an ingenious Regatta function, to keep track of the critical five minute count-down to the start of the race.
…“It was a great experience working alongside OMEGA's design team. They respected my input and were 100% committed to producing a timepiece fit for boat racing at the highest level”…
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are Olympic and America’s Cup champions. The two young kiwis have crossed oceans and finish lines to establish themselves amongst the world’s best sailors. Today, they have created an almost unbeatable partnership on the water and, without doubt, many more victories are sure to follow.
“Sir Peter Blake inspired OMEGA with his legendary sailing skill and his passion for protecting the ocean.”