Unless you're a pro yachtsman, you probably won't ever use this timepiece's first-of-its-kind countdown timer. But you'll treasure this rose-gold and steel watch for life, thanks to a case that will withstand decades of sea spray and city abuse. [$25,150; rolex.com]
Photograph by Greg Broom
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