A complete water lubricated stern tube package for the world’s biggest carbon fibre sloop
Baltic Yachts, located in Finland, is the world’s leading boatbuilding yard specialising in high quality carbon fibre yachts of up to 60 meters (197 feet) in length. The company approached Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings to provide a complete water lubricated package solution for its ‘Baltic 175 Pink Gin VI’ project, the world’s biggest carbon fibre sloop ever built.
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The Pink Gin VI project has been both innovative and demanding. This is why we selected Wärtsilä for the water lubricated seal and bearings package, and for ensuring full alignment of the propulsion system. We needed a partner with the experience and in-house expertise to deliver a light weight, reliable, and environmentally friendly solution, and Wärtsilä more than fills these requirements.”
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