Baglietto’s 46 m FAST yacht soon to be launched
La Spezia, 29 March 2016. Baglietto’s 46 m hull #10221 is due to be launched in just over a month, marking the birth of the La Spezia-based boat builder’s new FAST line. This vessel – an evolution of previous models, but also ensuring great continuity with the brand’s tradition – is the result of Baglietto’s cooperation with Francesco Paszkowski Design.
Following in the wake of the sleek aluminium planing yachts that have made the brand’s success all over the world, the new 46 m FAST stands out for its streamlined bow and rakish lines expressing a strong personality, but can also boast an imposing stern with hawses, thereby maintaining the family feeling with previous Baglietto yachts. The trapeze-shaped windows in the hull alternate with rectangular ones arranged on two different levels, enhancing the slender shape of the hull and giving a more contemporary touch to the yacht’s highly charming outer profile. Another new element characterising the exterior lines is the compact shape of the superstructure, which is not too high to enhance aerodynamic penetration.
When designing this new vessel, great care was also devoted to maximising the outdoor areas, so as to allow passengers to be in closer contact with the sea when both cruising and at anchor, and to enjoy conviviality in the open air. The aft area of the upper deck is indeed like a huge open terrace overlooking the sea: featuring teak floors, it can be furnished with a large table and a spacious sunbathing area.
Fitting-out operations are now about to be completed in the interiors, which have once more been pencilled by Design firm Paszkowski and architect Margherita Casprini and stand out for incredibly spacious volumes for a planing vessel of this size.
The warm shades of rosewood alternate with the colder white lacquered ceiling and side panels, resulting in very refined, contemporary, stylish interiors. The traditional layout offers 4 ensuite guest cabins on the lower deck, and the master suite – featuring an office, a dressing room, and the bathroom – on the main deck. The upper deck is large enough to host a comfortable salon with lounge area, the captain’s cabin, and the helm station, while the crew quarters, on the lower deck, include 4 twin cabins plus a single cabin and the dinette.
The yacht, entirely built in aluminium, will be pushed to a maximum speed of approximately 28 knots by twin MTU 16V4000 engines. It is classified with Lloyd’s Register of Shipping and compliant to MCA standards.
Boat builder Cantiere Baglietto Spa specialises in the construction of new planing aluminium yachts ranging between 35 and 50 metres in length and steel & aluminium displacement mega-yachts above 40 metres. The company’s activities also include top-quality ship repair and refitting services, as well as the construction of military crafts, the Seagull brand’s traditional business. Extending over a more-than-35,000 sq metre area overlooking the Gulf of the Poets – a truly strategic area for mega-yacht traffic in the Tyrrhenian sea -, the shipyard recently completed an extensive reconstruction project that involved both its manufacturing and commercial facilities.
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