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X-Yachts Launches New X5⁶ Performance Cruiser

26th November 2020
The new X5⁶ (also below) at X-Yachts headquarters on Wednesday 25 November The new X5⁶ (also below) at X-Yachts headquarters on Wednesday 25 November Credit: X-Yachts

X-Yachts’ new X5⁶ performance cruiser has been launched for the first time.

First revealed at boot Düsseldorf in January, the 56-footer hit the water at X-Yachts’ headquarters in Haderslev, Denmark yesterday evening, Wednesday 25 November.

After rigging, in-water tests and adjustments of technical installations are completed, X-Yachts will conduct a thorough series of sea trials under the close supervision of the design and engineering team.

X-Yachts’ new X56 performance cruiser is launched on Wednesday 25 November

“We feel convinced that the X5⁶ will live fully up to our expectations,” said Thomas Mielec, director of design and engineering.

“But realistically and historically there will always be minor adjustments with a new model, first of its kind in the Pure X range, and we are eager to find all mistakes and points of improvement now, in order to have the corrections implemented as early as possible.”

Following sea trials, the first model X5⁶ will go back to the assembly hall for final fit-out of interiors and more to be ready for the world premiere in X-Yachts’ Haderslev showrooms.

Click HERE for a gallery of images from yesterday’s launch, and stay tuned for more details about the X5⁶.

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