VIDEO Arcona 50, the first steps aboard the cruiser racer (15m) signed Jeppesen

We climbed aboard the new Arcona 50 at its absolute public debut during Boot in Düsseldorf.

ARCONA 50, the video

It is the first model from the Swedish shipyard signed Jeppesen-Pons(formerly X-Yachts): a pure cruiser racer with the highest quality construction

Curiosity was high, what would the new boat of X-Yachts founder and designer Niels Jeppesen look like? From the numbers and from what we saw when we visited it at Boot Düsseldorf, it is clear that it is a true racing cruiser, with good sail area and low displacement. The level of construction is very high, infusion, vacuum, with epoxy resins

A very elegant boat with taut lines (negative foredeck in the higher sections and an edge in the hull that is long but not very pronounced), a clear deck and a very low deckhouse. Three possible choices for the keel, 2.95, 2.50 and 2.20 meters draft.

The interior? Don’t expect dark, typically Nordic setups; instead, white and light rule. Three cabins, two bathrooms, large central dinette with a real chart table. There is a choice of linear or “C-shaped” floor plan kitchen.
Now the curiosity, strong, is to be able to try it in the water. Rendezvous in the spring.

Arcona 50 – The data sheet

Length. f.t.: 15.80 m
Maximum beam: 4.60 m
Length at the gall: 13.98 m
Displacement: 13,900 kg
Draft: 2.95/2.5/2.2 m
Sail area upwind: 151 sqm
Carrier sail area: 308 square meters
Engine: Yanmar 4JH80CR
Fuel Reserve: 385 Liters
Water Reserve: 375 Liters
Design: Jeppesen&Pons
CE:A certification
Cabins: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Website: Arcona Yachts

Italian dealer: Schmidt & Partner



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