X-Yachts X-99 - 1988 - Sensibly priced for a turn-key race winning package: £29,950
New Listing Draft Details
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LOA: 32 ft 10 in
Beam: 9 ft 11 in
Max Draft: 5 ft 1 in
Fuel Tanks Cap.: 4 gal (UK)
Fresh Water Tanks Cap.: 10 gal (UK)
Number of Heads: 1
Mechanical and electrical systems
Bukh DV10L Single cylinder 10hp diesel engine with electric starting and direct cooling
Saildrive with a 2 bladed folding propeller.
2 X 12v batteries charged by engine driven alternator and solar panel
Sails & Spars
Keel stepped Alloy mast by Jon Mast (New in 2016)
New stainless steel standing rigging in 2016
Spectra running rigging (2016)
Alloy spinnaker pole
Under deck aft runners (PBO Rigging) and check stays
Carbon boom and detachable bowsprit
2 X Harken Self tailing sheet winches
2 X Harken Self tailing halyard winches
Mainsheet with fine & course adjustment, main-sheet traveller.
All original one-design equipment saved
Six + Berths in two cabins, upholstery finished in red velour with teak & holly floor panels.
Forward Cabin - Twin Vee Berth with stowage under.
Sea toilet to starboard and useful stowage area and shelf to port.
Main saloon - Two settee berths each side with stowage under and behind.
Galley area - to port fully refitted in 2015 giving ample work surfaces, cupboards and
drawers. Stainless steel sink unit with integrated single burner gas hob and hinged glass
Navigation area - to starboard, fully refitted in 2015 giving a good size chart table with
internal stowage and drawers under, new chart table seat trimmed in grey leather.
Raymarine C70 colour chart plotter and Icom DSC/VHF both inset into carbon fibre panel.
Raymarine ST70 Wind speed/direction instrument, volt meter and dual 12v sockets.
Adjacent main electrical panel.
Large aft berth extending across the whole area under the cockpit.
2 X Steering compass
Mast mounted instruments: Raymarine ST60+ speed, depth and wind displays
At Nav Station: Raymarine ST60+ wind speed & direction instrument, Raymarine C70
colour chart plotter/GPS
Icom IC-M421 VHF/DSC Radio
History & Construction
The X Yachts X99 was designed in the mid 80's by the acclaimed Danish designer, Niels
Jeppesen, and over a long production run around 605 units were built.
At that time there was increasing demand for a 10 meter yacht with similar qualities to the smaller X-79. A One Design Class yacht fast enough to beat existing yachts of similar size, including ¾ ton racing yachts, yet comfortable enough to allow for occasional or extended cruising.
The prototype of the X-99 was launched in 1985, and within one week a staggering 100
boats were sold to clients who had paid a small deposit based on a draft proposal test
sailed hull #001 and signed the actual order. No other boat, before or since has enjoyed
such a spectacular launch. Within the first 2 years the X-99 had established fleets in
Denmark Germany, Switzerland and Holland. This list of accredited National fleets soon
grew to include the UK, Hong Kong, and most recently Sweden.
This example is hull number 211 built in 1988.
In 2015, a very extensive refit was carried out which included:
A new modified custom rudder similar to a Farr Design, this alone transformed the handling.
The hull was professionally faired & finished, epoxied and then coated in Resene Durepox Epoxy Urethane which is a hard polished coating designed for racing boats
New deck organisers
New clutches & jammers
New flush cleats & water/fuel deck fillers
In 2016, a new Alloy Jon Mast was fitted with new standing rigging and new spectra running rigging.
PBO Rigging to the backstays.
IRC Rating: 0.984
Fastest boat speed achieved is reported as 17 Knots!
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.