23 Oct 2018

WATCH PRO – Breitling burnishes its green credentials by making Superocean watch straps out of discarded fishing nets

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By Rob Corder

Breitling used this week’s summit in London to add an environmentally-friendly timepiece to its Superocean Héritage family.


The Héritage II Chronograph 44 was developed in partnership with Outerknown, a company that makes nylon fiber out of fishing nets that have been abandoned at sea.

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“We are happy to have this chance to strengthen our collaboration with Kelly Slater, who is a member of our Surfers Squad and co-founder of Outerknown. Also, by introducing the Econyl yarn strap, we are taking another important step in our commitment to sustainability.

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