Breitling New Superocean

The new Breitling Superocean collection retraces the pared-down aesthetic of the original SuperOcean Slow Motion from the 1960s and 1970s, while adding modern features and a bright palette of color.

Breitling New Superocean

The new Breitling Superocean Collection: Ref. A17377211A1S1 (36 mm white), A17377211C1S1 (36 mm turquoise) and A17375E71C1A1 (42 mm blue)

In the 1960s, the emerging sport of scuba diving was all the rage, inspired by the adventures of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau.

Specially created for underwater explorers, the early generation SuperOcean Slow Motion watches featured a high-contrast dial ring with the crucial minutes scale and chunky luminescent batons for easy readability.

Instead of the seconds hand, these diving watches came with a revolutionary minutes-based chronograph, dubbed the “Slow Motion” because it took an hour to make a full rotation of the dial.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 with blue dial and blue rubber strap

The new Breitling Superocean takes inspiration from the Slow Motion’s simplified tool watch philosophy. The collection has been revised to meet the needs of modern wearers, while maintaining a number of design features of the original.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 36 with turquoise, white and orange dials

Available in four sizes (46, 44, 42, and 36 mm), the collection’s colorful dials are paired with three different case metals—steel, steel-gold, and bronze. The special alloy used in the 44 and 42 mm bronze versions has an excellent resistance to corrosion but will still develop a subtle patina over time that makes the watch even more unique.

The two strap options (a sporty rubber strap and a new three-row metal bracelet) have a folding clasp that allows for micro-adjustments of up to 15 mm for easy wear over rashies and dive suits.

Water-resistant to 300 m (1000 ft), the new Superocean features broad hands and indexes coated in Super-LumiNova® that allow for exceptional readability underwater. Its scratchproof ceramic-inlayed bezel means it will never wear or fade.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 with black dial and black rubber strap

For safety, the bezel is unidirectional on most sizes and bidirectional with a patented lock on the 46 mm. This watch is also shock-, sand-, and saltwater-resistant. Its automatic Breitling Caliber 17 comes with a two-year warranty and an approximate 38-hour power reserve.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 44 with turquoise dial and black rubber strap

Best of all, the Slow Motion’s distinctive square minute hand has made a comeback. So has the high-contrast minute scale. Fans will also remember “the dot,” a circular window at 6 o’clock that displayed different colors depending on whether the minutes-based chronograph was engaged, paused, or off. In the new Superocean, a circle near the tip of the second hand gives a wink to that much-loved feature.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 42 bronze with green dial and green rubber strap

The Breitling Surfer Squad, made up of Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, and Sally Fitzgibbons, is back as the faces behind the new Superocean collection.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 36 with orange dial and orange rubber strap

The watch assortment includes the special-edition Superocean Automatic 42 Kelly Slater. Co-designed with the surf champion and limited to 1000 pieces, the watch features an eye-popping orange dial and a military-green rubber strap. The color scheme is inspired by a watch Slater’s dad used to wear surfing.

Technical details

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 46

References
A17378211B1S1, A17378211B1A1, A17378E71C1S1, or A17378E71C1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 46 millimeters
Thickness: 13.22 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 52.29 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: bidirectional with ceramic inlay and security lock

Dial/hands
Black or blue
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black or blue rubber strap (24/20 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 44

References
A17376211B1S1, A17376211B1A1, A17376211C1S1, A17376211C1A1, A17376211L2S1, A17376211L2A1, A17376A31L1S1, or A17376A31L1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 44 millimeters
Thickness: 12.62 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 50.54 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Black, blue, turquoise, or green
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black, blue, or green rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 44
Reference: N17376201Q1S1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: bronze
Diameter: 44 millimeters
Thickness: 12.62 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 50.54 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, bronze
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Brown
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Chocolate-colored rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42

References
A17375211B1S1, A17375211B1A1, A17375E71C1S1, A17375E71C1A1, A17375E71G1S1, or A17375E71G1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Black, blue, or silver
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black or blue rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42
Reference: U17375211B1S1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel and 18 k red gold
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets, 18 k red gold
Bezel: 18 k red gold, unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Black
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42 Bronze
Reference: N17375201L1S1

 

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: bronze
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, bronze
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Green
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Green rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42 Kelly Slater Limited Edition
Reference: A173751A1O1S1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Orange
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Green rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 36

References
A17377211A1S1, A17377211A1A1, A17377211C1S1, A17377211C1A1, A17377211O1S1, or A17377211O1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 36 millimeters
Thickness: 12.21 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 42.41 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glare-proofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
White, turquoise, or orange
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
White, turquoise, or orange rubber strap (18/16 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp