May 22, 2016

New Model: Baglietto 46m Fast

On Saturday May 7 Baglietto lanched the 46 m, hull #10221, marking the birth of the La Spezia-based boat builder’s new Fast line. This super yacht is an evolution of previous models, but also ensuring great continuity with the brand’s tradition, the result of Baglietto’s cooperation with Francesco Paszkowski Design.  The launch ceremony took place at sunset at the Baglietto shipyard at the presence of the Baglietto top management and workforce as well as local authorities as the Major of La Spezia Massimo Federici, the President of Confindustria La Spezia Francesca Cozzani, the President of the Port Authority Lorenzo Forceri.  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 boasting 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 Fast, 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 penciled by Design firm Paszkowski and architect Margherita Casprini and stand out for incredibly spacious volumes for a planing super yacht 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 en-suite guest cabins on the lower deck, and the master suite featuring an office, a dressing room, and the bathroom located 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 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 4615hp engines. It is classified with Lloyd’s Register of Shipping and compliant to MCA standards. During the evening guests could visit the 43m Pachamama and the latest launch of 54m M/Y Unicorn. The Baglietto 46m Fast will be a worldwide premier at the next Cannes and Monaco Boat Shows.
Technical Data:
LOA - 46.3 m (151.9ft)
Beam - 9.2 m
Draft - 2.5 m
Displacement - 280 t half load
Fuel Capacity - 50000 l
Water Capacity - 12000 l
Accommodation - 10 guests in 5 cabins, 9 crew berths in 5 cabins
Engines - 2 x MTU 16V4000 M93L 4615hp, 12V4000 M93L 3460hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 28 knots max with MTU 4615hp, 24 knots knots max with 3460hp
Hull Shape - planning hull with fin stabilizers
Construction - aluminium
Project - F. Paszkowski, Margherita Casprini interior
Certification - Lloyd's MCA standard