Watch Wallpaper: Sport-Specific Watches

Tutima Yachting ChronographCertain watch models are inseparably linked with particular sports. In our December 2009 issue, we presented a gallery of specialized sports watches inspired by activities from yachting to golf to horse jumping, with original photos by ace watch photographer Nik Schölzel. Now we present six of these exclusive shots to download for your desktop. Click on the photos for wallpaper images.

 

 

 

Chopard Mille Miglia 2009

Chopard’s Mille Miglia series is named after the famous Italian rally for classic motorcars. This 2009 model is suitable for keeping an eye on travel time whether road racing or cruising.

Longines Grande Vitesse Cavalier

Since 2007, equestrians who want to know how fast their mounts are moving could turn to the Longines Grand Vitesse Cavalier, whose tachymeter is scaled for 50 kilometers per hour, the top speed of a galloping horse.

Omega Constellation Mission Hills World Cup

Launched in 2007 to coincide with the Mission Hills Golf Tournament, Omega’s Constellation Mission Hills World Cup has a shock-absorbing titanium case, ideal for golfers to wear on their ball-striking arm.

Seiko Sportura

The Seiko Sportura, which takes its inspiration from Formula One auto racing, is an alarm chronograph with a kinetic-powered movement.

Tutima Yachting Chronograph

The Tutima Yachting Chronograph has a central counter hand shaped like the hull of a boat; its countdown function tracks the final moments before the start of a yacht race.

Victorinox Dive Master 500 Mechanical

The Victorinox Dive Master 500 Mechanical has the color of a tropical fish and meets all the requirements of a professional divers’ watch.

 

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About Mark Bernardo

Mark Bernardo is the digital media editor of WatchTime magazine, responsible for developing and overseeing the editorial content on WatchTime.com as well as for WatchTime's tablet editions for the iPad, Nook, and Kindle. As WatchTime's managing editor, from 2006 through 2011, he has written about numerous watch companies from major brands like Omega, TAG Heuer and Piaget, to exclusive artisan lines such as Jean Dunand, De Bethune and DeWitt. Prior to joining WatchTime, he was the editor of Smoke, a lifestyle magazine for cigar enthusiasts, whose beats included cigars, watches, cars, wines and spirits, celebrities, men's fashion, and other subjects, and has written about luxury items for a variety of men's-interest publications, including Robb Report, Robb Report Motorcycling, Stratos, Worth, and Bloomberg Markets.

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