Serenaded by an Italian singer, the largest Baglietto T-Line project slipped into the water over the weekend. The launch and christening celebration took place with quite a crowd in attendance, including the owner, his family and friends, and the crew. Simultaneously, Severin°s helped to celebrate the 140-year-plus history of Baglietto.
Started as hull number 10225, the 180-foot (55-meter) megayacht bears the styling signature of Francesco Paszkowski Design. This is in keeping with the entire T-Line platform, which reflects time-honored looks of past Baglietto craft. Of course, the interior reflects the owner’s personality. He collaborated with Paszkowski himself as well as Margherita Casprini. Besides showing off warm creams and other neutrals, the design puts a priority on family. In fact, the main deck contains two staterooms for family members, besides the master suite. Severin°s situates yet another stateroom, with two Pullmans, on the upper deck, further convertible to a playroom or a massage area. Two remaining guest cabins sit in the usual area below decks.
Severin°s also has enviable alfresco areas. For instance, the sundeck includes a pool and a bar, along with sunning and dining areas. In fact, the dining areas are ordinarily observation settees that happen to have two pop-up tables to suit mealtime. More dining can take place outside one deck below. In addition, although the main saloon is an indoor room, it has an opening window, for more of a fresh, breezy ambiance.
The blue-hulled Severin°s, with modern amenities like a beach club, may be firmly rooted in Baglietto’s modern history. However, her launch helped remind attendees of the shipyard’s remarkable history. This is because the shipyard displayed some recent and not-so-recent deliveries in the water, too. Specifically, Caroly, a 1948 sailing yacht, was on hand. She currently serves as a naval training ship. In addition, the 138-foot (42-meter), 30-knot Nina J, a 14-year-old motoryacht, was present. Another T-Line megayacht, Silver Fox, was there as well.
“This was a historic and emotional day,” stated Michele Gavino, Baglietto CEO. “Not only did we welcome such a beautiful yacht, the biggest ever built by Baglietto in its recent history, but we also saw the history of the shipyard before our very eyes.”“
Carrying a crew of 12, Severin°s should confirm a top speed of 17 knots under Caterpillar power during upcoming sea trials. Cruising speed should be 12 knots.