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SMS: Rolex Yacht-Master II Vs. Panerai Luminor Regatta

HomeSunday Morning ShowdownSMS: Rolex Yacht-Master II Vs. Panerai Luminor Regatta Sunday Morning ShowdownSMS: Rolex Yacht-Master II Vs. Panerai Luminor Regatta The Yacht-Master II pits its technical brilliance against the Luminor Luna Rossa Regatta by Rob Nudds & Ben Hodges June 28, 2020 MIN READSMS: Rolex Yacht-Master II Vs. Panerai Luminor Regatta Yacht-Master II Luminor Regatta Rob Nudds Ben Hodges In this Sunday morning column, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively exalted next week. We’ll try and feature as many of our readers’ choices as we can. This week we take to the waves, but stay above them for once. The Rolex Yacht-Master II and the Panerai Luminor Luna Rossa Regatta Chrono Flyback are approaching the start line, but first…
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Bulova Expands Automatic Offerings With New Models In Regatta, Wilton, And Maquina Lines

For decades, Bulova has earned a coveted place in the watch industry as an innovator in movement technology from its development of the revolutionary Accutron tuning fork movement in 1960 to the incredible accuracy of the Precisionist line. Through it all, however, the brand has maintained a dedication to the art of the classical automatic watch. Recently, Bulova has renewed its commitment to automatic timepieces with a collection of eight new models in three model lines proudly featuring these movements. These three lines, the Regatta Automatic Slim, the Wilton Automatic Power Reserve, and the Maquina, run the gamut from revivals of classic Bulova designs to truly avant-garde styles.

The first of these, the Regatta Automatic Slim, breathes new life into a legendary Bulova collection dating back to 1953. The distinctive midcentury case design, with its unmistakable attached lugs and circular center profile, is reinterpreted in a modern 40 millimeter size while remaining elegantly sli..