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X-Yachts’ New Xc 47 Represents ‘A New Generation’ of Bluewater Cruising

26th November 2022
An artist’s impression of the new Xc 47 bluewater cruising yacht from X-Yachts
An artist’s impression of the new Xc 47 bluewater cruising yacht from X-Yachts

Earlier this month, a privileged view were treated to the latest on X-Yachts’ new Xc cruiser when the doors of its Haderslev HQ were opened for exclusive tours.

Now the Danish yachting specialists have revealed to the world further details of the Xc 47, which it says marks the beginning of “a completely new generation of X-cruising”.

“In short, Xc 47 is an elegant high-performance cruiser, built for safe and comfortable sailing on the oceans,” says Thomas Mielec, director of design and engineering at X-Yachts. “Immense focus has been placed on the design to make shorthanded sailing safe and easy.

“Many of our customers share a dream of heading off on a long cruise, often around the world. With this yacht, they will be ready and able to achieve this whenever the opportunity arises.”

The differences in the Xc 47 begin with the design process, Mielec adds, referencing the full-size mock-up which heels at 20 degrees to either side to simulate how the interior works ergonomically.

“As far as I know, we are the only yard that has ever done that,” he says of the mock-up. “This has given us a unique test platform, with the opportunity to test different design scenarios in real-life situations.

“Being able to move around in a physical environment, eliminated numerous lengthy discussions, as everyone could feel and sense right away, what the right solution should be. Not only under conditions as they are when the yacht is docked, but also how things work during sailing when the boat is heeled over.”

Orders are now open for the new Xc 47 for delivery in spring 2024 at the limited launch price of €750,000 ex VAT. To express your interest, get in touch with Debbie Weldon or Stuart Abernathy at X-Yachts GB & Ireland at [email protected]

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