[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t the recent Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Italian yard Baglietto introduced the second project designed by Milan-based design studio Santa Maria Magnolfi. Living and fully enjoying the sea is the main inspiration behind this new project of a 40m yacht, ideal for sailing in shallow waters, such as the warm crystal waters of the Bahamas.
The project takes its name from the Abaco island which was destroyed by the Hurricane Doria. In this respect, to support the poeple affected by this environmental disaster to give a percentage of the proceeds to the reconstruction of the island.
Innovative, modern and robust lines, open spaces and the proximity to the sea, as well as generous volumes for the interior, are some of the main features of this yacht.
The use of natural materials and bright tones such as teak, straw, raffia, linen and tropical woods, gives an exotic touch, freshness and elegance both to the interiors and the exteriors.
The yacht is equipped with a garage capable of accommodating a 6m tender and a forward garage for a rescue tender or yacht toys.
The motorization includes two CAT C32 ACERT D rate engines that enable a maximum speed of 17.5 knots and a cruising speed of 12 knots. A hybrid version is also envisioned.