Land Rover and watchmaker Elliot Brown have created what they’re terming “one of many world’s hardest watches,” the Land Rover x Elliot Brown Holton Skilled.
The companions additionally introduced that the watch has been designated because the official timekeeper for the Row GB Problem, with 4 rowers taking to the seas to row a 2,000-mile course across the UK shoreline to lift cash for the British Pink Cross and the JustOneOcean charity.
The “Problem is the right take a look at for a troublesome timepiece that can be out there within the U.S. later this 12 months as a hero piece of the Land Rover Above and Past assortment,” the information launch famous. Pricing of the watch is but to be introduced.
Within the Row GB Problem, the Exe Endurow workforce of Oliver Dawe-Lane, Arthur Chatto, Harry Lidgely and Charles Bromhead departed from Tower Bridge in London to row round Nice Britain of their quad boat.
“The Exe Endurow workforce embodies this spirit of journey with their wonderful 2,000-mile expedition,” mentioned Joe Sinclair, Jaguar Land Rover director of branded items.
“The Land Rover x Elliot Brown watch is predicated on the unique Elliot Brown Holton Skilled watch that was developed with a specialist department of the UK armed forces,” the information launch added.
“Constructed to face up to excessive army subject checks and harsh environments, it was the primary British-designed army watch equipped to the unit in additional than a decade. All this makes it the pure selection for a Land Rover special-edition timepiece.”
In line with Elliot Brown, each watch “is rigorously examined and should cross three separate strain checks utilizing air and water. As well as Elliot Brown watches have been put by real-world testing, surviving being strapped to the bows of round-the-world yachts and submerged to depths of 1,921 meters.”
The corporate mentioned the watches have bolted-down compressor case backs with triple seals, are created from marine-grade chrome steel, can survive a 3-kilogram mallet affect, and are seen day or evening.
The round-Britain rowing effort could be adopted at the ExeEndurow website.