Perfect Regatta Watches
By Roberta Naas
The Louis Vuitton Tambour Automatic LV Cup Regatta watch ($9,100) is water-resistant to 100 meters and features five slatted windows that show the dial color changing from white to blue to red as the watch performs a 10-minute pre-race countdown. 295 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills; louisvuitton.com
From Reactor, this Graviton World Tide Dual Mode Ana- Digi watch ($350) includes tidal readings for 275 locations, a chronograph and dual alarm. One of the watch’s three timers is designed specifically for sailboat racing. Set to 10 minutes, it counts down until the start of the race and then automatically starts counting up. Time Spot, The Oaks, 350 W. Hillcrest Dr., Thousand Oaks; reactorwatch.com
This Bulgari Diagono Regatta 40mm watch ($6,700) is fashioned from stainless steel and black rubber. It houses an automatic movement and is water-resistant to 1,000 feet. 201 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills; bulgari.com
From Corum, this Admiral’s Cup Challenge 44 Regatta watch ($22,000) is a limitededition chronograph crafted in 18k red gold with a vulcanizedrubber strap. It features nautical flag markers and counts down the final 10 minutes before a race. Traditional Jewelers, Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu; corum.ch
Crafted in steel, this Seiko Velatura Yachting Timer ($950) offers alarm and chronograph functions, as well as a yacht timer. Feldmar Watch Co., 9000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles; seikousa.com
Fashion shoot: December 2013 issue of Los Angeles Confidential magazine.