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What Makes X-Yachts Hull Designs Stand Out From The Rest?

24th May 2019
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Folding hinged propellers help reduce drag under the surface Folding hinged propellers help reduce drag under the surface Photo: X-Yachts/YouTube

Ensuring there’s no unnecessary high resistance in the water is one key to the success of X-Yachts hull designs over the years, as CEO and founder Niels Jeppesen explains in the latest instalment of its video series, which you can watch below.

Jeppesen highlights features such as hinged propellers that close into a fin shape when not in use, retractable bow thrusters, and optimise placement of water tanks among features that make their boats’ handling a breeze in or out of the marina.

Previously, Jeppesen covered how the Danish sailing yacht builder arrived at its unique brand name.

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