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Rado has announced the launch of the all-new Captain Cook Chronograph watches. This is a hugely exciting launch for fans of the brand and watch enthusiasts everywhere. The Rado Captain Cook models are some of the most iconic timepieces in modern watchmaking, so this updated version is eagerly awaited. This is the first time that the Captain Cook has been seen in a chronograph design, adding a whole new level of functionality to the famed explorer watch. This iteration of the Captain Cook has been redesigned with exquisite proportions that accommodate the unique, slimmer automatic movement that powers each of the timepieces. The new Rado Captain Cook Chronograph watches are set to be one of the biggest launches of the year.

The New Rado Captain Cook Chronograph Watches

Rado has launched the all-new Captain Cook Chronograph watches in three different designs. Each model will appeal to people with different tastes, ensuring there is a perfect watch for every collector. These models retain the characteristic box shape that the Captain Cook collection is known for, making them distinguishable as being part of this collection Each watch is equipped with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal that has been treated to be anti-reflective on both sides. The watches all exhibit chronograph features with two sub-dials. This provides the wearer with a massively increased level of functionality. Additionally, the features on the dials of these watches are treated with Superluminova. These new watches are powered by R801 automatic movements. This movement uses 37 jewels to power the five hands on the dial. It provides the watch with up to 59 hours of power reserve and has increased reliability due to its anti-magnetic Nivachron hairspring.

Captain Cook Automatic Chronograph Bronze R32146208

This model is the most unique of the new launch. It exhibits a distinctive bronze and blue colour scheme to ensure it stands out from the crowd. This watch features a blue dial that is adorned with gold baton indices and gold hour, minute and second hands. The dial also features a date aperture alongside its characteristic two sub-dials. This dial is framed by a blue ceramic bezel. Rado is famed for its use of high-tech ceramic and the material enhances the durability and longevity of its timepieces.

The movement of this model is housed in a bronze case. This case measures 43mm in diameter, creating a bold look on the wrist. This watch is provided with three straps. The first is made from comfortable blue fabric and features a gold stripe along the centre. The second is made from blue leather for a classic look. The final strap is a simple blue fabric.

Captain Cook Automatic Chronograph Blue Stainless Steel R32145208

This new watch has the signature Captain Cook aesthetic. The watch is primarily made from stainless steel, giving it a timeless look and long-lasting finish. This model features a silver to blue gradient dial that draws attention to the chronograph feature. The dial is also decorated with silver baton indices and silver hands alongside a red date aperture. A blue ceramic bezel frames this dial, drawing the eye into its centre. A stainless steel case houses the automatic movement in this model. Its 43mm size ensures that it is comfortable to wear for long periods of time. This watch is finished with a simple and timeless stainless steel bracelet. However, it is also provided with a blue leather strap and a deep blue fabric strap so the style of the watch can be adapted for any occasion.

Captain Cook Automatic Chronograph Black Stainless Steel R32145158

The final model in the all-new Captain Cook Chronograph watches launch is this black dial model. It exhibits a black and silver colour palette. This makes the watch incredibly versatile so it can be worn for a variety of occasions and become a well-loved everyday timepiece. The watch exhibits a silver to black gradient dial that is adorned with silver details and a red date aperture. This vibrant date display ensures that it is easy to read at a glance. The chronograph display is framed by a black ceramic bezel that is set into the 43mm stainless steel case. This watch is secured on the wrist using a stainless steel bracelet. The watch also comes with a brown leather strap and a black fabric strap so the timepiece can be personalised to the wearer’s own personal taste.

What do you think about the new Rado Captain Cook Chronograph watches? Which of the new models caught your eye? Let us know in the comments!

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