Rolex Yacht-Master Steel and Platinum (Ref 116622)
by Kyle Stults on March 07, 2012
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Baselworld 2012:  Continuing on with Rolex, we look at the new Yacht-Master, a couple new models (Ref 116622) in steel+platinum case (aka “Rolesium”), with choice of sand-blasted platinum dial or blue sunray.  I like the direction Rolex has gone with the Yacht-Master this year, I just looks good, well balanced to me.   Rolex notes an “entirely rethought” bezel — and this is the major improvement (in addition to the bracelet) in that it does 120 clicks in both directions (should be smoother/crisper than before).  As for the bracelet, this Yacht-Master has a solid link bracelet with the spring-loaded Oysterlock clasp.   The polished numerals against the sand-blasted finish of the bezel — all in platinum, mind you — looks sharp.  Given a choice, I would certainly take the model with the blue sun-ray patterned dial — beautiful.

Rolex Yacht-Master Steel and Platinum (Ref 116622)

40mm steel and platinum case, choice of dial colors, oyster bracelet