Yacht Summary

  • Manufacturer: X-Yachts
  • Model: X-43
  • Build Year: 2008
  • Lying: Newport, NSW, Australia
  • Price: Sold
  • Dealer: X-Yachts Australia
  • Contact: Andrew Parkes
  • Phone: + 61414645259
  • Email:


X-43, One owner since she was commissioned in 2008. White hull with 2.20m L-shaped keel. Standard aluminium mast, boom and spinnaker pole. Below decks she has three cabins, with two heads, modern layout with longitudinal galley and owner's V-berth forward.  High specification performance cruiser, set up for shorthanded sailing and club racing

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Standard Specification

DesignerNiels Jeppesen
Hull Length12.93 m42'5"
Waterline Length11.45 m37'7"
Beam (max)3.97 m13'0"
Draft2.20 m7'3"
Ballast - Std3,700 kg8,157 lbs
Displacement - Light8,600 kg18,960 lbs

Standard X-43 brochure


Exterior Details


  • All X-Yachts are built in accordance with the European CE Certification and meet the requirements of the CE-directive 94/25/CE (category A –“ocean”) for recreational crafts. One of the requirements, the category defines, is that a yacht must be designed to operate in waves of up to 7 m and winds of Beaufort force 10 or less.
  • Hull and deck are built in a sandwich construction made up of isolatic polyester resin and biaxial E-glass fabric. Further reinforcements are with particular positioned biaxial E-glass fabric in high stress areas. Core material is 15-30 mm compressed Divinycell® with a density of 100 kg/m³.
  • Solid laminate is used around keel, rudder and through hull fittings for maximum strength.
  • The seacocks for the through hull fittings are made of naval brass.
  • Hull gel coat in white with iconic three dark blue X-Yachts stripes.


  • Fibreglass deck with teak on central part of coach roof