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The smallest member of the award-winning Xc family, the Xc 35 is a compact cruiser with a big heart. Launched last year, the model has already picked up the award for 'Boat of the Year 2015' in the '31ft - 40ft Category' in Sail Magazine's annual awards. The Xc 35 shares the same DNA heritage as her bigger Xcruising sisters, offering a perfect compromise between cruising comfort and sailing performance.
She is a compact but surprisingly well equipped bluewater cruising yacht with smooth hull line, a stylish yet practical cockpit and uncluttered but functional deck layout. Easily sailed short-handed, she can also accommodate guests with a two double cabin layout, spacious saloon and ample storage.
Following extensive feedback from a large group of Xc owners, as well as our own experience over the last 10 years, 2019 will see the launch of the ‘X-Yachts 40 Years Anniversary’ edition of the Xc 35. The ‘Anniversary’ edition of the Xc 35 builds upon the success of the Xcruising range with an updated specification implementing improvements from feedback gathered from a fleet of over 300 Xc yachts worldwide.
From this edition of the Xc 35 and onwards, the Xc models are built using epoxy infusion in the hull. X-Yachts hulls are post-cured or “oven-baked” to improve structural properties of the composite. Epoxy resin has higher mechanical and thermal stability than traditional polyester resins. Added value to this production method is weight reduction.
Exterior upgrades include new optional jib self-tacker design, composite bowsprit and new colourways.
Interior upgrades include Nordic oak furniture and new upholstery types, cushion design and new interior fittings throughout.
Systems upgrade highlights include new tank displays showing remaining volume in litres and upgraded ambient lighting.
"All in all, our judges deemed this an exceptional offering for cruisers looking for quality and performance in a boat less than 40 feet long". SAIL Editors, "Boat of the Year 2015" Awards
Iñaki Castaner, Nauta 360 Magazine
The Xc 35 is conceived for sailors who appreciate quality and comfort without losing the benefits of a true thoroughbred
The Xc 35 has a sandwich construction hull and deck with X-Yachts’ famous steel keel girder system for unrivalled rigidity and security. It carries a deep keel for a low centre of gravity, with an optional shallow draft version, and recessed through-hull fittings and a folding propeller for reduced drag.
Above deck, there is a keel-stepped tapered mast section, with discontinuous rod rigging as standard, and powerful backstay adjustment for complete control. A furling headstay as standard makes for stress-free short-handed sailing, with twin wheels, six large self-tailing winches and an under-deck mainsheet system led aft from the coachroof, which allows for full cockpit tent coverage.
There are generous cockpit lockers aft and to starboard, and a large self-draining locker to accommodate multiple gas bottles. An optional stainless steel A-frame conceals and protects the anchor, as well as providing a tack point position from which to fly downwind asymmetric spinnakers. The foredeck conceals a watertight anchor locker, where an optional electrical windlass may be fitted.
On the upgraded version, there will be additional space for electronic equipment on the companionway. There will be an option for compasses on each of the pedestals.
German mainsheet passes below deck on both sides and is led back to the aftmost cockpit winches.
The optional cockpit table with central storage and handrail with drink holders. Additional chart plotter and autopilot control can be fitted into the aft end of the table.
The large bathing platform is operated by a purchase block system. Below deck storage for a liferaft is accessed from the bathing platform.
The Xc 35 comes standard with 6 self-tailing Harken winches. Optional stainless steel Andersen winches are available as an upgrade.
German mainsheet passes below deck on both sides and is led back to the aftmost cockpit winches. A vacuum applied teak side deck can be added.
The Xc 35 is offered in a spacious two cabin layout, with two generous double berths and a comfortable heads with shower as standard. Ventilation and natural light are maximised throughout thanks to opening aluminium-framed portlights with a stylish chrome finish, and frameless flush-mounted deck skylights.
The interior is highly practical in Nordic Oak veneer on all wooden surfaces and with floorboards in teak laminate, and varnished to a satin finish. High quality materials are used throughout, including Corian worktops in the L-shaped galley, toughened glass splashback, and comfortable cushions and mattresses.
Quarter sawn high quality wooden veneers, lightly sanded and varnished, from Italian suppliers. As standard furniture is built in Nordic Oak offering a light modern look. More traditional teak is also available.
Below samples have a hard wearing top surface of laminate imitating wooden veneers. As an alternative, top surface of genuine wooden veneer (as Bulkhead & Furniture) is also available.
The worktop is made of an advanced composite of natural minerals and pure acrylic polymer which creates a stone-hard, luxurious surface.
Just Fleckless is easy to clean. Each yarn is coated with a newly developed stain guard before processing without compromise to feel or appearance. 85% Polyester, 15% Viscose
Alsace and Nubilux; Extremely easily cleaned. 100% Polyester Microfiber Fabrics has knitted back and velor surface. Microfiber is breathable, durable and abrasion resistant.
The Xc 35 interior layout is conceived to be functional and spacious in a modern Danish Style.
High quality, detailed interior carpentry sets the Xc 35 apart; Nordic oak veneer, laminated teak floorboards and door frames, all varnished and polished in satin matte finish.
Well equipped galley includes Camoan white Corian galley worktop, recessed stainless steel sink and 120 litre cooling box. Four drawers for cutlery, cupboard space for crockery and food as well as for an optional microwave oven. Gimballed stainless steel oven with two burners (three burners optional).
The navigation station sports a large (80 x 62 cm) navigation table, with compartments for charts and stationery, and four large drawers underneath. Space for optional navigation and communication equipment on outboard panels beside chart table.
Owners' cabin has a Large double berth (205 cm x 175 cm, max width). Symmetrical wardrobes port and starboard (68 cm x 62 cm) with hangers. Freeboard shelves above berth. Storage space under owner’s berth for bedding.
The standard rig package includes an aluminium mast with discontinuous rod rigging.
|Designer||X-Yachts Design Team|
|Length Overall||10.94 m||35'11"|
|Lunghezza scafo||10.36 m||34'0"|
|Waterline Length||9.6 m||31'6"|
|Baglio (max)||3.52 m||11'7"|
|Pescaggio ridotto||1.6 m||5'3"|
|Pescaggio standard||1.9 m||6'3"|
|Air Draft (not including Windex)||16.95 m||55'7"|
|Peso del bulbo - standard||2150 kg||4740 lbs|
|Dislocamento - leggero||6450 kg||14220 lbs|
|Motore (Diesel)||22.5 kW||31 hp|
|Serbatoio gasolio - standard||165 ltr||44 gal(US)|
|Serbatoio acqua- standard||245 ltr||65 gal(US)|