Panerai’s New Releases Are Sturdy, Trendy, and Seaworthy

Panerai’s New Releases Are Sturdy, Trendy, and Seaworthy

Welcome to a particular Watches and Wonders version of Dialed In, Esquire’s column bringing you horological happenings and probably the most important information from the watch world. Because the present takes place in Geneva, we’ll hold you recent on the most important makers’ greatest releases of 2024.


Strolling previous the Panerai stand on day one in all Watches and Wonders, you’ll haven’t any hassle guessing the principle theme of Panerai’s 2024 assortment. Strung up above the hospitality house is LEQ12 Luna Rossa, the newest prototype of Staff Prada Pirelli’s newest foiling racing Americas Cup yacht. Weighing in at 1,200kg, its the nth iteration of Luna Rossa since approach again within the late Nineteen Nineties, when Prada CEO Patrizio Bertelli was first bitten with the bug for snatching probably the most storied trophy in crusing historical past for Italy. This one was shipped over 1,000 kilometers from the Prada Pirelli base in Cagliari, Sardinia.

Panerai has been furnishing particular version watches impressed by Luna Rossa Pirelli since 2019. The alliance is becoming between Panerai and a crusing group on the very sharp finish of crusing know-how. Previously decade or so, technological advances have seen Americas Cup racing go from the sedate speeds of yesteryear to nudging 50 knots per hour. A lot of the exponential acceleration and the attendant thrills and spills have come from adopting innovative supplies and the foiling know-how that lifts the complete boat away from the water, nullifying the results of friction from the waves. The trick is preserving it up there.

To rejoice the collaboration, which kicks off in late summer season, Panerai has unveiled a slew of particular version Luna Rossa Submersible watches enjoying to the breadth of its personal place as a laboratory for revolutionary materials science. A few of these are nonetheless beneath wraps, however 4 have been unveiled at present.

Panerai’s New Releases Are Sturdy, Trendy, and SeaworthyPanerai’s New Releases Are Sturdy, Trendy, and Seaworthy

The PAM01507 Submersible GMT Luna Rossa Titanio.Courtesy of Panerai

In no explicit order, besides starting with our favourite, there may be reference PAM01507, a 42mm titanium Submersible GMT that’s waterproof to 500 meters. Its 5T Titanium, which options in vital locations on the Luna Rossa yacht, too, is 40 % lighter and 60 % stronger than metal. On this model it has a pleasingly industrial matte floor matched by a matte blue ceramic bezel.

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The PAM01543 Submersible QuarantaQuattro Luna Rossa Ti-Ceramitech.Courtesy of Panerai

The white dial PAM01543, then again, is a 44mm Submersible constructed from a state-of-the-art alloy of titanium and ceramic referred to as Ti-Ceramitech with a fetchingly nautical, blueish-gray hue about it. An identical model, PAM01466, has a darkish blue dial.

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The PAM01405 Submersible Tourbillon GMT Luna Rossa Expertise Version.Courtesy of Panerai

Citing the rear is the skeletonized PAM01405, probably the most out-there of the set. It’s a 45mm tourbillon GMT and an “Expertise Version” (restricted to twenty items). The expertise a part of the title denotes that you probably have the wherewithal (a variety of wherewithal) to personal one, you get to stay a associated expertise as a part of the deal—we presume, on this occasion, which means messing about in sailboats. It’s the newest in a sequence of Panerai buyer expertise watches that has created in just some years an keen sub-set of Panerai nuts vying to bag a particular version piece and stay its related real-life expression.

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