Boat Features

Manufacturer: X-Yachts

Year: 2004

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Nominal Length: 42.42

Length At Water Line: 37.5


A very well maintained example of this X Yachts market leading design the X-43. The yacht was fully specified with all the go faster options by the owner from new, including sports keel, top spec. Harken winches and carbon mast and
boom. It has subsequently been fitted with state of the art carbon lateral rigging from Future Fibres to further reduce weight aloft.

Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
ï‚· Hull and deck are of a sandwich construction.
ï‚· Internal galvanized steel frame to take loads from keel, mast and rigging.
ï‚· Dark blue gel coated hull, white below water line, with characteristic X-Yachts stripes.
ï‚· Teak cockpit sole and seat.
ï‚· Decks free from teak to reduce weight.
Keel & Rudder:
ï‚· Deep fin and bulb keel with heavy option bulb for max righting movement.
Engine & Gearboxes:
ï‚· 1 x Volvo Penta D2 55hp diesel engine, with sail drive.
ï‚· Engine box removable for access.
Maintenance & Performance:
ï‚· The engine has been serviced according to the Volvo maintenance schedule by qualified engineers.
ï‚· The higher spec engine gives a comfortable cruising speed of 7.5/8 knots.
Propulsion & Steering:
ï‚· Directly connected steering system utilizing needle bearings.
ï‚· Emergency tiller.
ï‚· Carbon wheel.
ï‚· 2-bladed folding racing propeller.
ï‚· Engine remote start and displays in cockpit.
Electrical Systems:
Voltage Systems:
ï‚· Electrical outlets in forward cabin and at navigation station.
ï‚· 12v DC switch panel and battery indicators mounted by chart table.
ï‚· 12v Electrical panel for engine, with rev. counter and stop/start switches mounted next to engine throttle.
Battery Banks:
ï‚· 2 x 120AH service batteries.
ï‚· 1 x 120AH engine battery.
Battery Chargers:
ï‚· Battery charger. 

ï‚· Alternator.
Shore Power:
ï‚· Shore power connection.
Plumbing Systems:
Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
ï‚· Pressurised hot and cold water system for galley and 2 x showers.
ï‚· Pressurised salt water wash down outlet in anchor locker.
Bilge Pumps:
ï‚· Electric and manual bilge pumps.
Grey & Black Water:
ï‚· Shower drain pumps with filters.
ï‚· 1 x Stainless steel fuel tank.
Fresh water:
ï‚· 1 x Stainless steel water tank.
Navigation Equipment:
ï‚· Raymarine Performance package.
ï‚· 2 x Raymarine E-series plotters (navigation station and binnacle).
ï‚· 4 x Displays above hatchway for wind, heading, speed etc.
ï‚· Raymarine autopilot.
ï‚· Suunto steering compass.
ï‚· Paddle wheel speed sensor.
ï‚· Depth sounder transducer.
ï‚· Fluxgate compass.
ï‚· Raymarine 215E VHF at navigation station and in cockpit.
ï‚· Raymarine VHF, autopilot, wind and log (all new March 2014).
Domestic Equipment:
ï‚· Gimbaled Force 10 3-burner stove with oven and stainless steel protection bar.
ï‚· 2 x Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap.
ï‚· Top loading 60 litre freezer/refrigerator.
ï‚· Garbage bin.
ï‚· 2 x Seawater flushing WCs.
ï‚· 2 x Showers. 

Heating & Ventilation:
ï‚· NEW 2016 -Eberspacher heating system with outlets by navigation station and forward cabin.
ï‚· Stereo with CD changer.
ï‚· LED lighting in all cabins.
Summary of Accommodation:
ï‚· Floorboards of wooden sandwich construction with non-slip finish.
ï‚· Varnished bulkheads and topsides in saloon and cabins.
ï‚· Traditional saloon layout.
ï‚· 3 x cabins, 6 x berths, 2 x showers/heads and 2 x additional pipecots in aft cabins.

Description of layout from forwards:
Forward Cabin:
ï‚· Double berth.
ï‚· Hanging locker.
ï‚· Foam mattresses over sprung wooden slats.
ï‚· Extensive storage below berth.
ï‚· Reading lights for each berth.
ï‚· Opening deck hatch, with mosquito net.
ï‚· Heating vent.

Forward Heads Compartment:
ï‚· Hot and cold water tap, shower and mirror.
ï‚· Seawater flushing WC.
ï‚· Integrated shower.
ï‚· Sump pump.
ï‚· Teak folding leaf table, with bottle storage in the middle.
ï‚· Lockers outboard both sides.
ï‚· Grab rail at head height both sides.

Navigation Station:
ï‚· Forward facing chart table with seat.
ï‚· Chart stowage under table top.
ï‚· Raymarine E-series display.
ï‚· Drawers under table.
ï‚· Lifejacket stowage under seat.
ï‚· Electrical Panel.
ï‚· Gas alarm.

Aft Cabin (Port Side):
ï‚· Double berth with sprung wooden slats.
ï‚· Adjustable padded pipecot.
ï‚· Reading light.
ï‚· Cockpit opening hatch.
ï‚· Hanging cupboard.
Aft Cabin (Starboard Side):
ï‚· Double berth with sprung wooden slats.
ï‚· Adjustable padded pipecot.
ï‚· Reading light.
ï‚· Cockpit opening hatch.
ï‚· Cupboard with shelves.
Aft Heads Compartment (Port Side):
ï‚· Hot and cold tap, shower and mirror.
ï‚· Seawater flushing WC.
ï‚· Integrated shower.
ï‚· Sump Pump

ï‚· White Southern Spars 2-spreader carbon, 15/16 fractional rig.
ï‚· White Southern Spars carbon boom with single line or slab reefing.
ï‚· White Southern Spars spinnaker pole.
ï‚· Future Fibres continuous carbon lateral rigging.
ï‚· BSI Nitronic rod forestay and backstay.
ï‚· Combined mainsail luff groove and track system, with ball bearing cars.
ï‚· German mainsheet system.
ï‚· Jib furler, with below deck furler unit.
ï‚· Manual Navtec hydraulic backstay.
ï‚· Cockpit mounted rope bags.
ï‚· Race specified running rigging package, including both symmetric and asymmetric spinnaker set up.
ï‚· All Harken winches, including 3-speed primaries.
 Racing Main, 2004, North Uk, 3dl – Taffeta Coated.
 Cruising Main, 2006, North Uk, Radial Cut – 3 Reefs.
ï‚· Trysail, 2004, North Uk, Dacron.
 Jib Light/Medium, 2004, North Uk, 3dl – Kevlar.
ï‚· Jib Heavy, 2004, North UK, Can be roller furled.
 No.3 Jib, 2004, North UK, 3DL – Kevlar.
ï‚· No.4 Jib, 2004, North UK, Dacron.
ï‚· Storm Jib, 2004, North UK, Dacron.
ï‚· S1 Spinnaker, 2004, North UK, 0.5g.
ï‚· S2 Spinnaker, 2004, North UK, 0.75g.
ï‚· S3 Spinnaker, 2007, North UK, 1.5g.
Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:
ï‚· Electric anchor windlass with remote.

Covers, Canvas & Cushions:
ï‚· Mainsail cover.
ï‚· NEW 2016 - Integrated sprayhood
Safety Equipment:
ï‚· Gas alarm.
ï‚· Fire extinguishers.
Fire-fighting equipment:
ï‚· Fire extinguishers, including in engine compartment.

The X-43 is designed to continue the trendsetting Performance Cruising Line that started back in 1990 and now ranges from the 30ft X-302 to the 61ft X-612. The X-43 will be available in 4 different interior layouts: • 3 Cabin Classic & Modern and • 4 Cabin Classic & Modern The X-43 is supplied with a high level of standard equipment including items such as anchor windlass, German mainsheet system, stainless steel anchor, Andersen winches, gas springs on all cockpit lockers and sprayhood amongst others. A cruiser and racer in one The sailing performance is expected to be the best for any production 43ft cruiser/racer on the market. The same ingredients that have put X-Yachts’ name on the map over the past 24 years are integrated and further developed on the new X-43.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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