The sailing season is one of the best things about summer, but before you board that yacht, why not get a new nautical watch to go with your seafaring outfit?

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We've handpicked a selection of our favourite nautical timepieces below—from cutting-edge sailing watches to breezily classic variations, there’s something to get every yachting enthusiast off on the right track.

Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta

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Photo: Courtesy of Omega

A tribute to Emirates Team New Zealand, the Speedmaster X-33 Regatta comes with analog and digital displays, and a chronograph.

Breguet Marine Équation Marchante 5887

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Photo: Courtesy of Breguet

The Marine Équation Marchante 5887 features a running equation of time, perpetual calendar, tourbillon and an 80-hour power reserve.

Corum Admiral AC-One 45

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Photo: Courtesy of Corum

A gentleman’s sailing watch, the Admiral AC-One 45 has nautical flags as indices on a wooden dial, all housed in a titanium case.

Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days

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Photo: Courtesy of Panerai

The Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic has a seconds reset, flyback chronograph, and knots scale for boat speed, clad in a corrosion-resistant stainless steel case.

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Photo: Courtesy of HYT

Housed in an untreated titanium case, the HYT H2 Alinghi uses a new black liquid in its hydro-mechanical movement to mark the hours. The H2 calibre comes in a two-tone black and grey.

Richard Mille RM 60-01 Regatta Flyback Chronograph

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Photo: Courtesy of Richard Mille

The RM 60-01 Regatta Flyback Chronograph delivers a 55-hour power reserve, flyback chronograph, annual calendar and UTC function, as well as navigational capabilities in its rotating bezel.

Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Artemis Racing

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Photo: Courtesy of Ulysse Nardin 

The Diver Chronograph Artemis Racing's ultramarine hue delivers an appropriately ocean-going aesthetic. Water-resistant to 200m and with a unidirectional bezel, it’s built to accompany you on deep dives.

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Tags: Sailing, Watches, Yachts, Nautical