There’s nothing miniature about Baltic Yacht’s Mini Y

As she sets sail for British shores, we take a look around the latest offering from Baltic Yachts

They say that all the best things come in small packages — but, of course, when you’re talking about superyachts — a ‘small package’ is all relative. With their newly delivered Mini Y, Baltic Yachts present an 85 foot (26-meter) vessel, perfect for sailing short-handed.

There’s nothing miniature about Baltic Yacht’s Mini Y
Mini Y, Superyacht by Baltic Yachts

Now, as the winter winds whistle across Mini Y’s native Scandinavia, the yacht has recently departed Jakobstad in Finland on her maiden voyage in search of warmer climes with Southampton in the UK as her first port of call.

We don’t want to be the ones to tell her that it isn’t too warm over here at the moment, either…

With naval architecture by Dixon Yacht Design and interiors by Mark Whiteley Design, she benefits from spacious interior areas which are warm and welcoming.

On deck, Mini Y treats guests to a comfortable cockpit capable of being shaded, and there is sleeping accommodation for the owner, two guests in a airy twin cabin, plus crew.

There’s nothing miniature about Baltic Yacht’s Mini Y
Interiors of the Mini Y superyacht by Mark Whiteley Design

One key specification for the Mini Y, was that it needed to be whisper-quiet for long durations. Therefore, this Baltic 85 Custom has a powerful battery bank to handle a variety of loads.

In fact, it includes 30 lithium-ion batteries, packing 24 volts apiece and a 2,200-amp-per-hour capacity.

There’s nothing miniature about Baltic Yacht’s Mini Y
Mini Y superyacht

Given that she has an anticipated 1,000-nautical-mile range with a 180-hp Volvo Penta engine, this (ever-so-slightly) smaller yacht certainly punches well above its weight.

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