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The safety of you, your family and your crew is by far the most important thing at sea. It doesn't matter if you are racing at top regattas or cruising around the world with a young family; you want to be absolutely sure you are in the safest possible yacht.

X-Yachts' years of experience, combined with exceptional build quality and some cleverly thought out features ensure you will be as safe a possible on board.

Keel Grillage

At the heart of every X-Yacht is the keel grillage structure.

X-Yachts pioneered the galvanised keel hull girder back in 1981, which offers superb reassurance and safety as it enables hulls to withstand extreme shock loads from grounding.

The main aim with this structure is to keep the boat strong, stiff and safe whilst surpassing all EU standards.

This system has proved phenomenally successful and an imporved version of the original system is still used in the Xc and X range.

In the Xp range where weight is of more importance carbon fibre replaces the steel structure giving amazing strength at a reduced weight without compromising on safety.

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Sandwich construction for impact resistance

Sandwich construction for impact resistance

Unfortunately it is becoming increasing common to see large pieces of debris such as shipping containers in the sea. The sandwich construction used on all X-Yachts is hugely impact resistant so if you were to hit something damage to the yacht should be minimised.

Liferaft Position

Hopefully you never need to use it, but in case you do the life raft position has been well thought out to make sure it is easily accessible even in the most extreme circumstances.

Liferaft Position
Watertight Anchor Locker

Watertight Anchor Locker

A watertight bulkhead separates the anchor locker / sail compartment from the interior living accommodation for safety and reassurance in the event of a collision.

Traveller Position

Traveller Position

If you’re cruising, especially with young children the mainsheet and traveller can be dangerous on board. On our Xc range we have moved the traveller to forward of the sprayhood and on some models there is an option for a mainsheet arch to keep the cockpit area as clear and safe as possible.

Simple Reefing

Simple Reefing

All our yachts feature single line reefing systems or in boom furling meaning reducing sail at sea, even short handed, can be done easily and safely.

Clear Decks

Clear Decks

With all furling lines and halyards run below deck and the flush deck hatches, not only do X-Yachts look sleek and smart they provide a clean safe working environment when at sea by reducing trip hazards and places where sheets can catch.

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