The Rolex Yacht-Master is a popular sport watch made by Rolex, first introduced in 1992 with the model 11628 in 18KT yellow gold. In 1994, Rolex released a ladies model (69628) and a mid-size mans model (68628), which was the first time Rolex had ever issued a smaller professional size watch. In 1996, Rolex introduced two-tone (stainless steel and 18kt yellow gold) to the ladies and mid-size line.
In 1997, Rolex released the Yacht-Master in Rolesium term patented by Rolex in 1932 which gives the Yacht-Master a stainless steel and platinum appearance. This model is also known as the Platinum Yacht-Master and sells for more on the private market then at an authorized Rolex dealer, much like the stainless steel Daytona.
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