12 / Apr

IWC Schaffhausen News | RSYS Friday Twilight Series Winner Announced

For the first time in its long and esteemed history, the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) commenced the spring/summer Friday Twilight Series with an official time keeper, Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen.
As part of the inaugural RSYS sponsorship collaboration, J Farren-Price together with IWC donated a Yacht Club Chronograph wristwatch (Ref. 3905) from the famous Portugieser collection as prize to the winner of the 2015/2016 Friday Twilight Series.

Christian Westermeyer, Brand Manager of IWC Schaffhausen Australia & New Zealand and I presented the winning Yachtsman with the IWC Yacht Club Chronograph in front of a capacity audience in the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s Carabella Room on Friday 8 April.


The winning Yachtsman is presented an IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph

Commodore Richard Chapman declared the season a great success – attracting 102 block entries bolstered by a handful of casual entries each week. Of these, a record 45 boats were eligible for the prize, having competed in 72% of the races.

The Prize: Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph

Ref. IW390502

  • Automatic chronograph movement, Calibre 89361
  • 68-hour power reserve when fully wound
  • Date display
  • Stopwatch function with hours, minutes and seconds
  • Hour and minute counters combined in a totalizer at 12 o’clock
  • Fly-back function
  • Small hacking seconds
  • Screw-in crown
  • See-through sapphire crystal case back
  • Water-resistant 60 metres
  • Diameter 43.5 mm

$17,400 AUD inc GST

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