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Old 05-05-2012
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New boat Xp 50

It is on the water and I find it absolutely gorgeous, one of the nicest looking boats around:











This boat seems to have absolutely brilliant performances: In light winds with 6K wind the boat can make 8K speed and that is extraordinary because light wind sailing is not the area where this boat will excel.

http://www.x-yachts.dk/uploads/Diagram_Xp50.pdf

This boat belongs to the family of "heavy" boats, boats that have a big Ballast ratio, in this case almost 50%, with big drafts and all weigh in a torpedo. This means that this boat will excel in strong winds and heavy seas where that ballast ratio can be put to good measure. One for the Sydney-Hobart, or to cruise fast and safely around the world, and for that, just look at this galley:






Not a naked racer for sure... What a boat


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Last edited by PCP; 05-05-2012 at 07:09 AM.
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