April 15, 2016

Project: Baglietto 46m Fast

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. The 46m Fast is 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, 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 characterizing the exterior lines is the compact shape of the superstructure, which is not too high to enhance aerodynamic penetration.  When designing this new super yacht, great care was also devoted to maximizing 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 designed by 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 four ensuite guest cabins on the lower deck, and a master state room on the main deck featuring an office dressing room, and the bathroom. 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, are located on the lower deck, and will feature four 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 engines. It is classified with Lloyd's Register of Shipping and compliant to MCA standards.