Racing Hall of Fame

X-Yachts has a long history of building race winning designs. Here are a few highlights from the last 35 years of X-Yachts

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Down the Bay Race for the Virginia Cruising Cup - May 2016

Xp 44 "Sitella" - 1st Overall

Congratulations to the crew on board Sitella for winning the 67th “Down the Bay Race”a 120 nm course from Annapolis, MD to Hampton, VA. . Not bad going considering their new Xp44 was only delivered this Spring! Ian Hill and his crew who had never previously skippered an entry in the venerable event, was presented with the Robert M. Ravin Memorial Trophy for fastest elapsed time and the prestigious Virginia Cruising Cup as overall winner on corrected time.

Giraglia Rolex Cup - June 2016

Xp 44 "Amber Mills" - 1st IRC-A

The Giraglia Rolex Cup is one of the most important racing event in the Mediterranean calendar. It combines offshore passage races along with a number of inshore races. This year in the overall combined results for in inshore and offshore races Xp44 Amber Mills took 1st place in IRC-A, This is a great achievement as she is sailing against some of the most famous racing yachts in the world. Thanks to photographer Carlo Borlenghi for this great photo!

Annapolis – Bermuda Ocean Race - June 2016

Xp 44 "Rival" - 1

Bob Cantwell and the crew of Rival took line line honers in the recent Annapolis – Bermuda yacht race against 25 other yachts. It is hardly surprising that she did so well considering she was hitting speeds of 22knots!! If you want to watch a great video of hammering along downwind click below.

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Newport – Bermuda Race - June 2016

Xp 44 "Warrior Won" - 1st Overall

The yacht Warrior Won, an Xp44, skippered by Christopher Sheehan of Larchmont (NY) Yacht Club took the main prize, the St David’s Lighthouse Trophy. This silver replica of the islands landmark lighthouse is awarded to the boat in St. David’s Lighthouse Division that is first on handicap corrected time. This division was the largest in the fleet with 110 entries

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Jack Tar Auckland Cup - May 2015

Xp 44 "Lawless" - 1st

In 2015 The Lion Foundation Youth Training Programme was again given the keys to Lawless an XP44 Cruiser Racer. Pre-regatta we were lucky enough to receive coaching support from some of New Zealand's best sailors including Joey Allen, James Dagg, and Richard Bouzaid