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‘One-Off’ Okyalos X Returns Home to X-Yachts

6th April 2022
Okyalos X at the X-Yachts boatyard in Haderslev, Denmark
Okyalos X at the X-Yachts boatyard in Haderslev, Denmark Credit: X-Yachts

Leading up to the One Ton Cup in 1990, X-Yachts received an unusual order: to build the world’s best one-tonner, with money no object.

Thirty-two years later and Birger Hansen brings the historic vessel back to its birthplace.

Okyalos X is the most advanced boat ever built by the Danish performance brand, and Birger describes the boat as “the Stradivarius of X-Yachts”.

"With no limits in budgets, we could build it in the most optimal way possible. Actually, it turned out to be optimised so much...well, there’s all kinds of little details,” Birger says.

“For example, all the fittings were made from titanium. All of them! There’s no stainless steel anywhere on that boat. Stanchions, chain plates, tiller…everything is made from titanium.”

Stay tuned for the full story about the return of Okyalos X on the X-Yachts website HERE.

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