Xc 45

Yacht Summary

Xc 45

XC 45, ready for bluewater cruising

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European Boat of the Year 2009 Winner, the Xc 45 is a perfect combination of cruising comfort, performance under sail and responsive handling. As with all the Xc models which followed, the Xc 45 incorporates the X-Yachts steel hull/keel girder for strength and resistance to grounding, with deck and sail layouts designed for ease of handling when sailing two-up

New antifoulling and hull polishing April 2020, lying in our head office in Port Grimaud, she is ready for the coming season.

Standard Specification

DesignerX-Yachts Design Team
Hull Length13.86 m45'6"
Waterline Length12.76 m41'10"
Beam (max)4.31 m14'2"
Draft2.21 m7'3"
Ballast - Std5,740 kg12,655 lbs
Displacement - Light13,220 kg29,145 lbs
Engine Power59 kW80 hp
Fuel Tank - Std460 ltr122 gal (US)
Water Tank - Std590 ltr156 gal (US)

Standard Xc 45 brochure


Exterior Details


  • • Hull built with polyester and vinylester resin
  • • Built in sandwich construction with structural foam core, Bi-directional and uni directional E-glass
  • • Solid laminate in high stress areas in way of keel top, sail drive and rudder tube
  • • Structural bulkead in marine plywood vvarying of thickness from 16-30 mm.
  • • Steel frame – hot galvanized, high strength, laminated into hull absorb all loads from keel, mast and rigging
  • • Outer surface of hull in white sprayed white RAL 9010 Gelcoat with 3 grey waterlines RAL 7011
  • • Single point hoist for easy and safe lifting and launching of the yacht
  • • Structural bulkheads laminated to hull
  • • Hull recessed portlights - (6 pcs)
  • • Standard keel 2.20m draftmade of antimony hardened lead bulb bolted and glued to cast iron fin
  • • Keel securely bolted to reinforced keel structure
  • • Deck built in sandwich construction with structural foam and bi and uni-directional E – Glass cloth, white gelcoat
  • • Rudder blade of sandwich construction laminated
  • • Rudder stock constructed of solid, high strength duplex steel with welded wings
  • • Rudder stock mounted with needle and self aligning bearings
  • • Steering system with two stainless steel wheels (90cm) with leather wheel covers, two independent quadrants for added safety and easy passage.


  • • Teak, vacuum applied, 9 mm nominal thickness on side deck, coach roof, cockpit sole seats and bathing plateform. Bulwark with teak capping incorporated in deck/hull design
  • • Anchor locker - drained area with 24 V 1500 W Quick electric windlass with second cockpit control unit
  • • 25Kg DELTAg Anchor with 50 m of 10mmm chain
  • • Sail locker accessible from deck hatch, plenty of storage space for sails and deflated dinghy
  • • Stainless steel bow sprit, for asymmetric spinnaker and Code 0's, with twin anchor roller
  • • Gas spring fitted to forward and both aft cockpit lockers
  • • Halyard locker recessed into cockpit floor
  • • Cockpit table with space for navigational instruments and compass
  • • Moorings cleats in stainless steel lounted fore, aft and amidships, including stainless steel protection rails
  • • Lifelines with boarding gates
  • • Folding transom platform with electrical hoisting and lowering system
  • • Bathing ladder in stainless steel integrated in transom platform
  • • Stainless Steel handrails on coachroof
  • • Outboard engine bracket on aft pushpit
  • • Sprayhood on stainless steel arch

Sail Handling

  • • Electric Stainless Steel Andersen 58.2 primary winches
  • • Stainless Steel Andersen 46.2 for Geman Mainsheet system
  • • Stainless Steel Andersen 46.2 for halyards, including one electric
  • • Spinlock Jammer/clutches for halyards/control lines/reef lines (x9)
  • • Mainsail track in front of sprayhood
  • • Profurl furling forestay furling line led back to cockpit
  • • Profurling furling innerstay, furling line led back to cockpit
  • • Genoa tracks mounted on deck with adjustable Genoa cars and control lines
  • • Asymetric and symetric spinnaker hardware and rigging with 5 M aluminium and carbon 4 M boom


  • • Mainsail YUCCA VOILES Hydranet
  • • Furling Genoa YUCCA VOILES Hydranet
  • • Furling storm sail YUCCA VOILES Hydranet
  • • Asymetric spinnaker with snuffer

Mast & Rigging

  • • John Mast fractional triple spreader keel stepped mast, tapered silver anodized aluminum
  • • Discontinuous rod rigging with rod turnbuckles
  • • Silver anodized boom with single line reefing and internal boom outhaul
  • • Telescopic vang with outer purchase block system
  • • Split backstay fitted with hydraulic NAVTEC backstay adjuster
  • • Tricolor masthead light


  • • Standard keel 2.20m draftmade of antimony hardened lead bulb bolted and glued to cast iron fin
  • • Keel securely bolted to reinforced keel structure



  • • Engine VOLVO D2 75 Hp, water cooled diesel engine with S-Drive
  • • Special engine compartment with sound insulation
  • • Folding propeller, 3-bladed bronze for S-drive
  • • Retractable Max Power bowthruster


  • • Seacocks and through hull fittings are bronze ball and flush mounted
  • • Fresh water stainless steel tank (615 litre)
  • • Hot water tank Isotherm 40 l. Tank can be heated either by main engine or immersion heater connected to shore power
  • • Holding tank, 60 l, for both toiletts and deck outlet (2 pcs)
  • • Pressurized freshwater system for hot and cold water throughout yacht
  • • Seawater tap with electrical pump fitted at galley
  • • Deck shower fitted at bathing platform with hot/cold freshwater
  • • Fridge top opened 140 l built in Isotherm SP, accumulator plate sea water cooled Danfoss compressor
  • • Fridge front opened ISOTHERM 85 L
  • • Gimballed Gas cooker - 3 burner Eno cooker with oven
  • • Eberspächer air pulsed heater


  • • Main switch board with 27 automatic fuses and 3 analogue VDO meters for fuel, water and battery voltage
  • • AGM services batteries (total 220 Ah@12V)
  • • Separate engine spiral-cell battery (55 Ah, 12V)
  • • Shore power installation with shore power inlet mounted in cockpit
  • • Galvanic Isolator
  • • AC distribution box with circuit breaker/10A fuse, 230V AC socket and switches for hot water heater and battery charger
  • • Charger 12V/50A
  • • 12V halogen lights fitted for general purpose below deck throughout cabins
  • • General lights and dome spotlights integrated in inner liner


  • • Raymarine Electronics ST
  • • 2 x ST70 + mulifunction display on garage above sliding hatch
  • • 1 x C90 W multifunction displays in the cockpit
  • • 1 x C90 W multifunction displays at the chart table
  • • SPX 30 autopilot with ST70 + control unit and T2 ram
  • • Ray 240 VHF with handset in the cockpit
  • • Transponder AIS B class
  • • Multimedia CD/DVD/MP3/USB with HP in the saloon and cockpit