Delivered: New Baltic 130 My Song sets sail

Baltic Yachts has delivered its latest creation in superyacht innovation and racing-spirited contenders. The 40-metre My Song is built for an experienced yachtsman, designers Reichel/Pugh and Nauta Design are behind the sleek profile and functional layout of the yacht, with Nigel Ingram from MCM taking the lead as owner’s representative.

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Her plumb bow entry and wide stern area provides a fast yet stable ride whether in race mode or when cruising. My Song’s hull is constructed from a lightweight carbon/Corecell composite hull. Interior bulkheads are made up of Nomex cores, further contributing to the overall stiffness of the vessel.

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North Sails worked closely with Reichel/Pugh using computational fluid dynamics and advanced velocity prediction programs to arrive at the perfect balance between hull shape and sail design.

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The innovation is continued below the water line with a fully retractable propulsion system and lifting keel setup, minimising the 7-metre draft to as little as 4.8 metres.

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Baltic Yachts’ CEO Henry Hawkins, said: “Our reputation for precision building in lightweight carbon with every component weighed and factored into the design has enabled displacement to be kept to the 105-ton target providing the ideal platform for a high-performance cruiser/racer.”

Photos by Carlo Borlenghi

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