Leading brand of the Swiss watch industry, Rolex, headquartered in Geneva, enjoys an unrivalled reputation for quality and expertise the world over. Its Oyster watches, all certified as chronometers for their precision, are symbols of excellence, performance and prestige. Pioneer in the development of the wristwatch as early as 1905, the brand is at the origin of numerous major watchmaking innovations, such as the Oyster, the first waterproof wristwatch, launched in 1926, and the Perpetual rotor self-winding mechanism introduced in 1931. Rolex has registered over 400 patents in the course of its history. A truly integrated and independent manufacturing company, Rolex designs, develops and produces in-house all the essential components of its watches, from the casting of the gold alloys to the machining, crafting, assembly and finishing of the movement, case, dial and bracelet. Rolex is also actively involved in supporting the arts, sports, exploration, the spirit of enterprise, and the environment through a broad palette of sponsoring activities as well as philanthropic programs.

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  Newport Shipyard
Newport Shipyard has been the center of New England sailing action for years. Newport kicks off this season with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in May while the 2015 Transatlantic Race yachts prepare at Newport Shipyard.

For glamorous yachting action, downtown dockage, a 500MT Marine Travelift, a dedicated workforce and every convenience from Belle's Cafe to a gym, visit

The TR 2015 is proud to designate Newport Shipyard as its official shipyard/marina and the host of the race's kick-off party on June 24.

  Peters & May
Leading global marine logistics specialist Peters & May ships over 8,000 boats annually worldwide, by air, sea and road. Peters & May offers transportation solutions for any size of yacht and is the preferred logistics provider of many of the world’s premier events and yacht racing teams; transporting yachts, equipment, containers and masts to all international destinations.

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