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X-Yachts Completes Restoration Of First Ever Model In Time For 40th Anniversary Celebrations

28th June 2019
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X-79 #1 has now been restored to its original condition, 40 years after first hitting the water X-79 #1 has now been restored to its original condition, 40 years after first hitting the water Photo: X-Yachts

The restoration to original condition of X-79 #1, the first X-Yachts model produced some 40 years ago, has been completed by X-Yachts founding member Birger Hansen.

As reported in March, Birger and Lars Jeppersen travelled to the Channel Islands last summer to pick up their very first production boat — a gift from the UK and Ireland dealer team to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary.

Birger began the restoration process last autumn with a number of partners involved.

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And the work was completed in time for X-79 #1 to be present at the boatbuilders’ birthday celebration in tandem with the X-Yachts Gold Cup in Haderslev, Denmark earlier this month.

She will now take up residence in the X-Yachts showroom in Denmark, showcasing an important part of the company heritage and history.

X-Yachts has more images of the refurbishment process HERE.

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