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Spring has sprung in Denmark, prompting the X-Yachts team to take the new X-Power 33C — dubbed ‘The Red Baron’ — out of the Haderslev yard.

Chief executive Kræn Brinck Nielsen joined Kasper Brinck Mair and Martin Lindbæk, sales manager for the X-Power range, for the spin on the water just weeks after its world premiere unveiling.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the X-Power 33C marks X-Yachts’ first foray into the powerboat market following the acquisition of Swedish builder HOC Yachts in late 2019.

In other news, X-Yachts recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of the X-102.

The X-102 is the second X-Yachts model launched and it was a true cruiser/racer with a centre cockpit. The boat was designed for IOR’s 3/4 ton upper rating limit of 24.55ft.

X-102 “Soldier Blue” won the 3/4 Ton World Championship in 1981 and was skippered by Ib Ussing Andersen, helmed by Jens Christensen with tactics by Lars Bo Ive, all now of North Sails fame.

Lars and Niels Jeppesen did also participate in the same championship, in another X-102, taking the seventh place.

In 1982, “Lille du” won the same title and gave X-Yachts a head start in the international yachting arena.

One of the star qualities of the X-102 and indeed all other X-Yachts models is sailing pleasure, as a recent video on the X-Yachts YouTube channel attests:

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Pandemic concerns have prompted a change of plans for the launch of X-Yachts’ latest gem, the X-Power 33C — which will now be live-streamed in a virtual event this coming Saturday 16 January.

Tune in from 11.30am CET (10.30am Irish/UK time) to get a detailed look at ‘The Red Baron’ on the water. It represents the latest effort in X-Yachts’ foray into the powerboat market following the acquisition of HOC Yachts in late 2019.

Latecomers can catch up with a recorded version of the stream at the same link, and early next week X-Yachts will follow up with a video focused on the X5⁶ performance cruiser which wowed on its recent test sailings.

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