From June 16th to 18th, 2017, the 79th session of Bol d’Or Mirabaud will kick off on Lake Geneva, Hublot will be the official timekeeper for the fifth consecutive year. To this end, the brand specially launched the classic fusion Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017 chronograph, limited to 79 pieces, showing the brand’s continued passion for sailing and the Lake Geneva region.
The experienced and skilled sailing players compete with each other, challenging the natural wind direction and personal limits. The Bol d’ Or Mirabaud Regatta is the perfect embodiment of Hublot’s spirit. According to tradition, at 10:00 am on June 17, the participating sailing ships will gather at Port Noir in Geneva, sail 66.5 nautical miles (123 kilometers), depart from Port Noir to Bouveret and return. This year, more than 500 monohull and multi-hull sailing boats participated, no less than 100 Geneva Yacht Club volunteers provided guidance and supervision, and many internationally renowned sailors will also participate in the event.
Thousands of spectators will be fortunate to witness the legendary sailing on Lake Geneva, where Hublot also set up a pop-up store. People who are unfortunately unable to attend the live event can watch the live video on the website or YouTube Bol d’ Or Mirabaud channel. The video will also provide real-time progress maps of competitors, and the on-board camera allows viewers to enjoy an immersive experience.
This enthusiasm also inspired Hublot to design special timepieces. The classic fusion Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017 chronograph, limited to 79 pieces. Drawing inspiration from Sea World, this chronograph made of aluminized carbon fiber and blue ceramic fits the region’s legendary events perfectly.
Sponsored, timed and special timepieces, Hublot strives to interpret the firm commitment to the Bol d’ Or Mirabaud event in a number of ways. The brand will present the classic fusion Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017 chronograph to the winners of the Bol d’Or Challenge, Bol de Vermeil and ACVL-SRS Cup. Hublot shares sailing enthusiasm with the participants and wishes them all the best.