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X-Yachts Reaches for New Horizons with the Hybrid-Powered X4⁹E

24th February 2022
X-Yachts X4⁹E

Every X-Yacht is designed with performance in mind — and the X4⁹E is no exception.

The new update of the X4⁹ is the first X-Yacht built as a hybrid-powered yacht, and the first in a new range of electric-powered sailboats that the Danish performance yacht maker says is “a natural step” towards supporting a greener future.

The X4⁹E is fitted with 2 x 10 kW electric saildrives, a 28.8 kWh lithium battery bank and an onboard DC generator with capacity of 11 kW.

X-Yachts says the hybrid concept was chosen to make long-distance crossings possible without worrying about distance limitations.

It adds: “Based on our path of 42 years of innovative yachts and heritage, combined with Danish green and sustainable energy, we look forward to launching the first electric sailboat in May 2022.”

For much more on the new X4⁹E, see the X-Yachts website HERE.

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