The watchmaker brand and the famous Swiss – South African explorer was renewed their historic partnership with the Pole2Pole project. Circumnavigating the globe passing through the poles. On the explorer’s wrist will be the new special edition created by Panerai: The Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic Titanio – 47 mm

This announcement is being made on the eve of Mike’s departure from Cape Town, South Africa, for the South Pole, and it confirms the long-term partnership between Mike Horn and Officine Panerai, which has already sponsored many of the most remarkable enterprises of the famous explorer: Arktos (2002-2004), the North Pole Winter Expedition (2006) and Pangaea (2008-2012).

Pangaea is the yacht which has already taken Mike to every corner of the globe during the expedition of the same name, and he will be sailing it on all the sea journeys which will alternate with challenging land-bound sections exploring some of the most fascinating, remote and unspoiled areas of the planet.

Mike’s mission is to inspire people to enjoy their own personal adventures without fear of leaving their own comfort zone, to understand the laws which rule the planet in which we live, and to publicise the need to protect this extraordinary environment at a time when the dangers threatening nature are extremely serious and alarmingly current.