he story of the Royal Oak Offshore since its launch in 1993 is an uninterrupted flow of new ideas in form, function and, above all, materials. More than 120 references of the 42mm Royal Oak Offshore have been launched over the years in a range of materials including titanium, forged carbon, gold and platinum.
In 1993, the first big, bold Royal Oak Offshore broke all the rules and kick-started a global taste for largerthan-life luxury sports watches. The 2018 reedition celebrates the essence of the original piece, applying the knowledge and technique of 2018. And safely within, the selfwinding 3126/3840 calibre that incorporates 25 years of horological upgrades and improvements. But unlike previous re-editions, the caseback features an engraved “Royal Oak Offshore” logo in the centre with the word “AUTOMATIC” underneath.
This ROO re-edition has the same 42mm cushion-shaped stainless steel case, with the same design and the same finishing. Vertically brushed on flat surfaces, and enlightened by polished bevels, it retains the protection piece around the crown and the pushers. On top, separated from the case by a large black gasket, is the same octagonal bezel, vertically brushed on top, polished on the sides, with eight hexagonal screws.
The dial brings back the “Petite Tapisserie” pattern, while the other modern versions of