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Test Sailing for X-Yachts’ New Hybrid-Powered X4⁹E Ahead of Round Denmark Race Debut

5th June 2022
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X-Yachts has made its first steps on the green transition with its hybrid-powered X4⁹E, as previously reported on

The custom edition of the X4⁹ comes with a new propulsion suite developed and supplied by Finnish OceanVolt, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of electric motors for recreational boats.

Its two 10 kW electric saildrives, 28.8 kWh lithium battery bank and onboard DC generator with capacity of 11 kW aim to make long-distance crossings a reality.

And speaking of reality, the first model is now undergoing extensive test sailing before making its debut in the Garmin Round Denmark Race on 15 June.

The X4⁹E will be subjected to extensive sea trials ahead of the Round Denmark Race on 15 June | Credit: X-YachtsThe X4⁹E will be subjected to extensive sea trials ahead of the Round Denmark Race on 15 June | Credit: X-Yachts

Before that, X-Yachts owners are gathering in Bogense, Denmark for the 2022 X community event alongside the round-island race, the Als Rundt Classic, on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June.

All X-Yachts, big or small, can register for the race but those only seeking a fun social occasion are more than welcome.

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