Introducing the IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph Edition “Boesch” This summer will see a profusion of boats parade on the water including super-stylish yachts from Swiss boat builder Boesch’s workshops. IWC has joined forces with the famous manufacturer to unveil a new limited edition (150...

IWC - Montre d'Aviateur Automatique 36 Pilot watches have an instantly recognisable design: large size, big Arabic numerals, chunky hands, protruding crown and minimalist dial. Although highly popular with watch enthusiasts, some criticise the case size and depth for comfort or design reasons. To put a smile...

Over 75 years ago in 1940, IWC unveiled its large 52 T.S.C calibre observer’s watch (Tirette Seconde Centrale) designed for the military. The design and sheer size of the piece inspired the Schaffhausen brand to produce two versions of the Big Pilot’s Heritage Watch. The...

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the jewel in the Schaffhausen (North Switzerland) watchmaker’s crown, the Portugaise has a new self-winding movement (calibre 52850) with an impressive power reserve (168 hours/7 days) and an exclusive complication: the annual calendar. The star of the show (American-style...

The French have all read and enjoyed Le Petit Prince by famous pilot and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The poetic and philosophical story published in 1943 is an integral part of French culture. However, few people know that its author died during a reconnaissance flight...

Gazing through the bronze peepholes on board HMS Beagle, the revolutionary scientist Charles Darwin travelled to the Galapagos Islands in 1835 to study their unique flora and fauna. 180 years have passed and IWC is paying tribute to the expedition and the work of the...

The IWC Ingenieur collection’s close bond with car racing is embodied by its newest arrival with features specific to racing cars and race courses in general. Its carbon-coated dial has white indices, a 46mm case, screw-down crown, crown cover and black ceramic bezel. The bright...