The Original Geophysic of 1958
With the original Geophysic of 1958, Jaeger-LeCoultre had made a watch that was not only celebratory in nature, but that was also specifically designed to be fully functional in such an unprecedented scientific endeavor. This was a watch that had to be usable by the very scientists that would undertake the work, and it had to be made to the highest standards of what the manufacture could achieve at the time.
Aqua-based vacation plans always sound amazing. Staying and exploring underwater is adventurous. On the water—especially aboard a yacht or cruise—feels peaceful and opulent. But as Airows points out, there’s just something about staying over the water.
There are few gifts as widely admired and universally welcome as a bottle of fine spirits. Barring teetotalers and recovering alcoholics, you’re assured of a warm reception and profuse thanks from whoever’s on the receiving end of your baller-worthy liquid largesse.
When they’re not making mini yachts that kinda resemble Darth Vader’s helmet, the creative folks at Jet Capsule are crafting UFO-shaped floating homes. And they hope to actually build and release them into the wild as soon as 2018.
Iconic English sports car maker Aston Martin and prestigious boat builder Quintessence Yachts have collaborated on a stunning new boat called the AM37 that aims to apply the Aston design aesthetic to sea-going vehicles. (Yes, James Bond did have a car that went underwater, but that one was a Lotus, not an Aston Martin.)
Ducati is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, and as part of the festivities they’ve unleashed a new limited edition superbike.