BALTIC 117 CUSTOM
MODERN CLASSIC WITH A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO SYSTEMS DESIGN
This yacht is an advanced composite 117ft (35.8m) Custom Classic sloop from the board of renowned Dutch designers Dykstra Naval Architects.
She has distinctive pilot cutter-style features, including a straight stem, bowsprit, counter stern and deep bulwarks, but a very modern approach to emissions and the environment.
There will be a notable emphasis on efficiency with features such as ‘smart’ cabins, designed to automatically minimise power consumption when unoccupied, and air conditioning energy waste re-cycled to heat water.
With an electric propulsion system powered by a lithium ion battery bank this global cruising yacht will be able to operate in ‘silent’ mode for long periods.
The yacht is designed with an owner’s suite forward and three double guest cabins, with crew accommodation for six arranged aft.
Designed by Dykstra Naval Architects, the Baltic 117 Custom, with her tall bermudan rig, displacement of just over 100 tons and deep bulwarks, looks as though she’ll be a fast and comfortable sailing yacht, ideal for her owner’s global cruising ambitions.
Dykstra Naval Architects describe the yacht as ‘a pilot cutter with timeless elegance’. deVosdeVries design is styling the ‘light and contemporary’ interior using stained oak, dark bog oak trims and ‘industrial chic hardware’.
- Classic lines mixed with eco engineering
- Side boarding platform
- Smart cabins to reduce energy needs
- Adjustable solid bimini
- 5.2 m tender
- Lifting keel
- Built to a DNV GL unlimited worldwide charter code
SIDE BOARDING PLATFORM
Side boarding ladders, such as the one being installed aboard the new Baltic 117 Custom, are a convenient method of easy and safe transfer from a tender. They can be deployed hydraulically at the touch of a button and stowed inside the hull, with the hull closure leaving the topsides perfectly fair. A side ladder requires less internal hull space for stowage than a transom ladder. Features include teak finished steps, a swimming and boarding ladder at the foot and a fresh water shower at deck level. Folding steps and safety rails are deployed completely automatically, making operation fast and straightforward.
A light and airy interior with industrial chic finishing elements by deVosdeVries design. The 117’s contemporary design features grey white stained oak for the general furniture finish. The white painted upper bulkheads are
fitted with horizontal shadow gaps, increasing the spatial feeling. By contrast the floors are finished in dark maple, which has been used in some parts of the overhead and for several joinery details as well.
- L.O.A.39.6 m (incl. bowsprit)
- L.W.L.31.03 m
- BEAM7.86 m
- DRAFT6.00 / 4.00 m
- DISPLACEMENT103 tons
- BALLAST30 tons
- NAVAL ARCHITECTDykstra Naval Architect
- INTERIOR DESIGNdeVosdeVries design
This video shows a glimpse from the production as the teak deck has been laid and hull painted in a spectacular metallic bronze colour.
A BEAUTIFUL BALTIC IS BORN
The video shows how the two halves of the one-off timber mould are carefully moved aside before the hull is lifted clear using our overhead cranes. The two mould structures are manoeuvred from the build space before the 16-ton hull, suspended overhead, is carefully lowered onto a purpose-built cradle, in which it will sit until the yacht is ready to launch.