Xc 42

Yacht Summary

  • Manufacturer: X-Yachts
  • Model: Xc 42
  • Build Number: 30
  • Build Year: 2010
  • Lying: Sydney Harbour, Australia
  • Price: Sold
  • Dealer: X-Yachts Australia
  • Contact: Lærke Haldrup Hauschildt
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Xc 42


X-Yachts very popular Xc 42 cruising yacht, safety, style, performance and comfort.  Offered at well below replacement value with a thorough specification.

Price Just Reduced for a prompt sale, an enthusiastic purchaser will secure this fine boat at a very realistic price.  Please contact us to arrange an inspection and see why an X-Yacht is better than one a mass produced yacht.

Enjoy summer in Australia then take the boat back to Europe in the World ARC or stay and compete in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and then cruise the beautiful island of Tasmania.  This boat will take you anywhere you want go is safety, comfort and style.

Yacht Description: For Sale in Australian Dollars at a very good price of $435,000. XC 42, build #30 commissioned in 2010, white hull with dark grey hull stripes and 2.10m L-shaped keel. Standard aluminium mast and furling jib. Teak in cockpit, coachroof and side decks. Below decks she has two cabins with two heads (separate shower in forward head), separate workroom, classic layout with U-shaped galley and owners v-berth forward. High level of cruising equipment.

Owner's Comments

Sextant is our second X-Yacht of the same name. She's provided us with years of trouble free, safe and enjoyable sailing and is setup for short handed cruising. With a very complete inventory of sails, electronics, safety and cruising gear, she's ready to take her next owners up and down the East Coast, across the Pacific or around the World.

Standard Specification

DesignerX-Yachts Design Team
Hull Length12.81 m42'0"
Waterline Length11.47 m37'8"
Beam (max)4.10 m13'5"
Draft2.10 m6'11"
Ballast - Std5,160 kg11,376 lbs
Displacement - Light11,400 kg25,133 lbs
Engine Power40 kW54 hp
Fuel Tank - Std250 ltr66 gal (US)
Water Tank - Std520 ltr137 gal (US)

Standard Xc 42 brochure


Exterior Details


  • Built in sandwich construction with vinylester and polyester resins with structural compressed foam
  • Outer surface of hull in white sprayed Gelcoat with 3 waterlines in dark grey Gelcoat
  • Hull moulded in female moulds for highest quality surface finish
  • Structural bulkhead in marine plywood varying in thickness from 16-30mm
  • Steel frame – hot-galvanised,high strength, laminated into hull to absorb all loads from keel mast
  • Single point hoist for easy and safe lifting and launching of the yacht
  • Bathing platform incorporated in transom port with electrical hoisting and lowering system
  • Bathing ladder in stainless steel mounted onto bathing platform
  • Continuous stainless steel rail protection mounted on sheerline


  • Built in sandwich construction with vinylester and polyester resin with structural compressed foam
  • Bi-directional E-glass strategically positioned for strength and weight optimization
  • Teak, vacuum applied, 9mm nominal thickness on side decks
  • Teak, vacuum applied, 9mm nominal thickness on coach roof top
  • Teak bulwark
  • Gas locker in port aft locker

Sail Handling

  • Genoa winches, stainless steel, self-tailing ANDERSEN 58STE
  • Mainsheet winches, stainless steel, self-tailing ANDERSEN 46ST
  • Halyard winches, stainless steel, self-tailing, ANDERSEN46ST (port winch electric)
  • Mainsail track in front of dodger for uncluttered safe cockpit
  • Furling forestay drum attached to bow fitting, furling line led back to cockpit for easy handling
  • Genoa tracks mounted on deck with Genoa cars and control lines fitted• Mast collar in stainless steel including tie rods with stand-up blocks mounted and secured to deck
  • Deck organiser system for halyard and control lines led back to cockpit
  • Gennaker sheets, tweakers


  • Original & premium Dacron staysail
  • Mylar taffeta NO1 furling
  • Gennaker in sock
  • Symmetrical spinnaker
  • Dyneema Mainsail with 3 reefs for offshore cruising
  • Furling jib, 108% dyneema with UV leech protection

Mast & Rigging

  • Fractional double spreader, tapered silver anodized aluminium mast stepped on steel frame and specially designed for XC42, inner forestay fitted
  • Silver anodized boom with 2pcs single line reefing systems, internal boom outhaul purchase system and telescopic vang with outer purchase system, all lines back to cockpit
  • Mast steps x 4, stainless steel frame for step & safety below gooseneck
  • Tricolour masthead light including anchor light, LED, Windex light
  • Stainless steel rod protection on mast for steaming light and top of spinnaker pole
  • Carbon spinnaker pole with long track that allows the pole to be stored at the mast and adjustable car on mast
  • Boom bag with lazy jacks
  • Spinnaker pole topping lift
  • Deck light
  • Boom brake with constrictor type jammers


  • Keel consists of antimony hardened lead bulb bolted and glued to cast iron fin for high strength, low centre of gravity and comfortable sailing performance. Keel securely bolted to steel frame
  • Keel protected with epoxy and fibreglass
  • Standard 2.10m draft
  • Keel to hull join fibreglassed

Guard rail / Anchor / Stainless Steel Fittings

  • Lifelines with stainless steel stanchions mounted on bulwark
  • Lifeline gates mounted each side at max beam – custom stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Aft pushpits in stainless steel with integrated LED navigation lights
  • Anchor 25kg Delta with upgraded length of 52m x 10mm galvanized chain
  • Electric anchor winch 1500w – 12 V on deck with remote
  • Mooring cleats in stainless steel mounted fore, aft and amidships, including stainless steel protection rails
  • pad eyes for safety harness’ mounted in cockpit, spectra jackstays rigged
  • Stainless steel Bimini with insert to dodger
  • A-frame in stainless steel with teak planking and tack attachment point for optional asymmetric spinnaker, designed to fit around the standard bow fitting
  • Plywood outboard engine bracket mounted on aft pushpit
  • Hand rail in stainless steel on forward end of cockpit table with stainless steel drink holders



  • First class craftsmanship characterises wooden interior with minimum number of visible screws
  • Pre-selected, top grade teak veneer throughout, hand polished and varnished to satin finish
  • Bulkheads in various thickness bonded to hull
  • Bulkheads with teak surfaces, polished and varnished to satin finish
  • Vinyl deck head liner with integrated LED light fittings
  • Floorboards of 20mm marine plywood and imitated teak and Gaboon plywood inlay stripes and inspection hatches to access bilge

Owners' Cabin

  • Luxury mattress with mattress topper in owners cabin
  • High standard acrylic shower door in owners shower

Main Cabin

  • Macro suede in main cabin and seat in owners cabin – cream
  • Lee cloths port and starboard in main saloon
  • Various vinyl slip covers
  • Starboard storage cabinet with custom storage for wine etc
  • Stowage space under floorboards
  • Separate ottoman in saloon with storage



  • Main engine Volvo 55 HP 4 cylinder water cooled diesel engine with S drive
  • Engine hours – 1100 hrs (July 2016)
  • Special engine room with sound insulation ensures low noise level
  • Engine easily accessible for service from front through companionway steps and from side through removable panels in aft workroom
  • Propeller 3 blade folding
  • Engine control panel in starboard cockpit coaming. Engine throttle mounted under
  • Tank in aluminium for fuel in port aft cabin. VDO analogue level gauge, baffles, inspection hatches, separator including filter and shut-off valve and deck fill (220lt)
  • Upgrade to RACO fuel filter/separator


  • Seacocks and through hull fittings, naval bronze ball valve type, flush mounted, some Truedesign ABS plastic
  • Fresh water in stainless steel tanks (503lt) below saloon sole, VDO analogue tank level gauge, inspection hatch and deck fill, custom switching for filling tanks 1 & 2
  • Hot water tank Isotherm 40lt
  • Holding tank, 60lt with tank level watch fitted to both heads with self draining outlet and deck outlet
  • Pressurized freshwater system for hot and cold water throughout
  • Central bilge incorporated in keel structure
  • Electrical bilge pump with sensor and manual ON/OFF or automatic switch at Nav station
  • Manual bilge pump mounted in cockpit
  • Additional manual bilge pump mounted in galley
  • Deck shower fitted at bathing platform with hold/cold freshwater
  • Separate auto shower bilge pump for each head
  • Fridge, Isotherm 85ltr front opening with ASU start-up technology and Secop/Danfoss cooling compressor fitted
  • Accumulator plate, Isotherm Magnum refrigeration unit that can cool and freeze 100lt
  • Microwave oven with stainless steel front fitted in galley
  • Carbon filtered water tap in galley
  • Salt water outlet in anchor locker to rinse deck and anchor chain


  • 12V DC system throughout
  • X-Yacht main switch board with 27 automatic fuses and 3 analogue VDO metres
  • BEP 12V monitoring gauge incl AMP
  • 12V DC system for main engine installation – NEW engine battery
  • Combined deck and steaming light fitted
  • LED navigation lights bow & stern, LED masthead Tri-colour and LED anchor light
  • All cabling terminates in ‘dry’ GRP box fitted behind main electrical panel for added safety
  • Vectron AGM batteries x 4 (total 520ah @12V) securely mounted under main cabin sofa and ottoman
  • Separate engine sealed lead acid battery (80ah) mounted near engine in engine bay NEW
  • Shore power installation with 15amp shore power inlet mounted in cockpit 230V AC distribution box with ground fault circuit breaker and 2230 V AC socket mounted at nav station
  • 12V LED lights fitted throughout
  • 12V outlet in aft cockpit locker and under cockpit table
  • Protector inverter 12V/2000W including MICC controller
  • 220V socked, 2 powered by shore power or invertor
  • Galvanic isolator to prevent stray current corrosion


  • Raymarine I70 including 5 x instruments mounted in garage over companionway, GPS, speed, depth, temperature, wind vertical transducers. – SEE attached schematic
  • Auto pilot with linear drive, 1 x instrument mounted over companionway, 1 x nav station and ST600R remote
  • Raymarine SP 30
  • VHF with remote full function handset mounted in nav station, VHF antenna in mast top, Vesper AIS transponder
  • Multimedia centre, Sanyo AM/FM fitted in main cabin near nav station, BOSE speakers in main cabin, weatherproof deck speakers in cockpit, SANYO tuner & phillips DAP amplifier
  • TV fitted in main cabin connected to audio system, digital set top box aerial to masthead

Additional Information

  • Watermaker – Schenken 12v 16-20lt per hour fitted under floor in starboard cockpit locker/workroom – 8amp draw
  • SOS danbuoy with light
  • Life sling
  • Cat 4 safety equipment including: flares, first aid, PFD, tethers etc
  • Boat was CAT 1 in 2014
  • 6 man liferaft mounted on deck to cabin top, hammer release
  • Full Bimini with side curtains
  • 1 x 120W flexible solar panel & regulator
  • Codan 9390 HF radio with HTU & insulated backstay
  • Spare anchor, warp and chain
  • Aerial for mobile WIFI mounted on Bimini
  • Numerous additional power/data connections throughout yacht