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Originally Posted by G1000 View Post
And hard to believe, but X-Yachts hulls will be made in Poland, plus R&D center...

The facility's annual turnover, with its 100% of production destined for export, is estimated to reach EUR60 million (PLN250 million). The facility is situated within the Suwałki Special Economic Zone (the Gołdap subzone). The company, which has already started co-operation with local subcontractors, will invest EUR15 million and the project is expected to generate 80 jobs.

Danish X-Yachts invests in Poland - Website of Trade and Investment Promotion Sections of Polish Embassies
That are news to me . But I understand the need. Denmark is one of the most expensive countries in Europe and building a boat there has to be expensive. Let's hope that can bring X-yachts prices down.

Poland is not new to Yacht building and they have been improving quality. They have a good workmanship. One of their brands, perhaps the best known, the Delphia, has released recently a boat that has a place on this thread, the new 47. Competes on the market with Jeanneau, Oceanis and Dufour and the quality is not inferior. It has a better B/D and it is a stiffer boat....and also a very well designed boat.

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