X-79

X-79 insignia X-79 photo X-79 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
26.12 ft / 7.96 m
LWL:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m
Beam:
9.45 ft / 2.88 m
S.A. (reported):
316.00 ft2 / 29.36 m2
Draft (max):
4.36 ft / 1.33 m
Displacement:
2,965 lb / 1,345 kg
Ballast:
1,477 lb / 670 kg
S.A./Disp.:
24.56
Bal./Disp.:
49.81
Disp./Len.:
142.93
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1979
Last Built:
1994
# Built:
468
Builder:
X-Yachts (DEN)
Designer:
Niels Jeppesen

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Type:
Outboard

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
24.56
Bal./Disp.:
49.81
Disp./Len.:
142.93
Comfort Ratio:
10.21
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.63
S#:
4.49

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
29.90 ft / 9.11 m
J:
8.80 ft / 2.68 m
P:
32.60 ft / 9.94 m
E:
11.30 ft / 3.44 m
S.A. Fore:
131.56 ft2 / 12.22 m2
S.A. Main:
184.19 ft2 / 17.11 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
315.75 ft2 / 29.33 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
24.54
Est. Forestay Len.:
31.17 ft / 9.50 m

Notes

The X-79 was the first boat built by X-Yachts. Thanks to Paul Keller for providing updated information.

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