X-Yachts, revamps cruising range with new Xc 42 and Xc 45


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Xc42-xc-45In 2008, Denmark’s X-Yachts turned its production (until then focused on performance racing/cruising, one design, and custom hi-tech boats) around by introducing to the market the first models in the Xcruising line, the Xc 42 and 45: boats characterized by good motor maneuverability, ease of sailing, high stability, uncompromising safety, and quality in every detail. Increased engines, ample generator space, tanks below the floorboard, more space for personal items, ample interior ventilation. Repositioning of mainsail sheet rail outside the cockpit, important sizing of deck equipment, specially designed life raft positioning and launching system.

Now, after 250 Xcruising hulls produced (and about a million miles sailed by a large geuppe of Xc owners) the shipyard will launch the next generation of Xc 42 and 45.

In summary, these will be the characteristics of the new series, which will be presented at the 2014-2015 major international exhibitions:
– Optional teak for the sickle cell, deck and deckhouse
– New hull colors
– Led indoor and outdoor lighting
– New keel designs
– Wider bathing beach and additional storage space in the cockpit
– Larger hull windows.
– Handrails at standard stainless steel wheelhouse with possibility of incorporating engine and bow thruster control lever
– New interior style, more open and with more natural light, new features to increase comfort and functionality
– Redesigned kitchen with new cabinet closing system, and space for some optional extras such as Microwave and Nespresso coffee machine
– Modified chart table, enlarged dinette table, new cushion shapes, storage cabinets and shelves with integrated book rack system
– Additional space under the master bed, and additional broadside lockers

Hull length 12.81 m
Length at waterline 11.47 m
Beam max. 4.10 m
Draft (reduced L keel) 1.7 m
Draft (standard L-keel) 2.10 m
Ballast (standard keel) 4,985 kg
Light displacement 11,400 kg
Engine Volvo D2-55
Fuel 250 l
Fresh water 520 l
Sup. Sail (mainsail & 108 % genoa) 97.2 sq. m.
Sup. Sail (mainsail & 140 % genoa) 110.3 sqm

Hull length 13.86 m
Length at waterline 12.76 m
Max. beam 4.32 m
Draft (reduced L keel) 1.8 m
Draft (standard L-shaped keel) 2.2 m
Ballast (standard keel) 5,740 kg
Light displacement 13,220 kg
Yanmar 4JH80 motorization
Fuel 440 l
Fresh water 610 l
Sup. Sail (mainsail & 108 % genoa) 112 sq. m.
Sup. Sail (mainsail & 140 % genoa) 126.6 sqm



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