2021 Best Replica Rolex Yacht-Master II Ultimate Buying Guide

There are some Rolex replica watches that are more or less beloved, with simple and versatile aesthetics that leave little room for hate. However, there are others in the Rolex lineup that seem to have been designed specifically to cause controversy, taking the brand out of its traditional design base and into more controversial territory. The Rolex Yacht Prestige II is one of these. 
When it appeared in the mid-2000s, the Yacht-Master II was so far removed from anything Rolex had created before that no one seemed to know what to make of it. It was a huge, bold, and extremely expensive addition to the catalog, and while it was clearly included in the brand’s professional collection, it stuck out like the proverbial sore thumb. However, that was then. Looking at the brand’s catalog again today, it seems that replica Rolex is way ahead of the curve.
The once challenging look of the Yacht Prestige II has matured, and while it is still the most visually striking watch, it is no longer considered completely over the top. Mechanically, it is also incredibly impressive. At its debut, it immediately became Rolex’s most complicated watch, with one-of-a-kind features aimed at as many niches as you can imagine. Below, we’ve provided a complete guide to the Rolex Yacht Prestige, with everything you need to know to make an informed decision.
The Rolex Yacht Prestige II was launched in 2007, making its debut 15 years after its original Yacht Prestige designation. However, the similarity between this watch and the original model using the Yacht Prestige is almost nil.
Whereas the earlier model was essentially a more luxurious version of the Rolex Submariner, the Yacht-Master II is a fully-fledged luxury professional sailing device designed from the start to help skippers keep time during complex regatta starts. Technically speaking, the Yacht-Master II belongs to the category of tool watches, but this is a far cry from the more utilitarian Explorer II, as evidenced by its release schedule.
The only change to the watch since then occurred for its 10th anniversary in 2017, when it was given such a facelift that Rolex didn’t even think it needed a new reference number. The square hour markers at 6 and 12 o’clock were replaced with rectangular and inverted triangles, respectively, and the simple stick hand was replaced with a Mercedes-style one, bringing it in line with most of the rest of the brand’s professional lineup.