Undertook all X-35 calender regattas in 2008 and 2009; during 2010 and 2011 she only took part in Millevele (Genova) and in-shore Giraglia.
She was then chartered for the World Championship 2010 and for the winter regattas in Sanremo 2011.
All X-Yachts are built in accordance with the European CE-Certification.
RCD Status: The yacht conforms to the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorized A – “Ocean”. One of the requirements, the category defines, is that a yacht must be designed to operate in waves of up to 7m and windows of Beaufort force 10 or less.
· The outer surface skin laminate of the hull is laid up with vinylester resin.
· The hull is built in a sandwich construction made up of isolatic polyester resin and biaxial E-glass fabric.
· Further reinforcements include particular positioned biaxial E-glass fabric in high stress areas.
· Core material is 15-20mm compressed Divinycell with a density of 80-100kg/m3.
· The sea cocks for the through hull fittings are made of Naval brass.
· The white hull incorporates 3 x identical colored dark blue waterlines and a single recessed sheer stripe.
· Hull and deck are bonded together using a special silyl modified polymer adhesive.
· Carbon Racing Antifouling (2011).
· The X-35 is developed to a very high and modern standard, incorporating features such as a deck inner liner, integrated halogen light fittings and complete GRP head compartment.
· The hull inner liner is base for furniture support, and the structural hot-galvanised steel beams together with the reinforced composite frame absorbs the loads from keel and mast.
· Marine plywood is used, varying in thickness, securely bonded to both hull and deck.
· The deck is built in a sandwich construction made up of isolatic polyester resin and multi-axial E-glass fabric.
· The anti slip on the side decks is white.
· Teak is laid on the seats onto the cockpit seat surface.
· A 30mm high toe rail is fitted between bow and shrouds with stainless steel chamfer protection plates at bow.
Keel & Rudder:
· The keel consists of an antimony hardened lead bulb with a cast iron fin for high strength and low centre of gravity. The keel is protected with a fiberglass/epoxy infused layer that protects the keel against corrosion.
· The rudder blade is a sandwich construction made from laminated biaxial fiberglass and 100kg/m3 Diviny cell.
· The rudder stock is solid aluminium, tapered at both ends to keep weight to a minimum, and incorporating three welded wings for improved strength.
· Roller bearings for the rudderstock achieve minimum friction and highest control, whereas the lower bearing is of the self-aligning type.
Engine & Gearboxes:
· A 3-cylinder Yanmar 20hp diesel engine mounted on rubber suspension with S-drive installation.
· The engine is run with a freshwater cooling system.
· The engine control panel is placed in a recess with plexiglass for protection. It incorporates an acoustic alarm for oil pressure and cooling water temperature.
· The throttle arm is placed in the cockpit coaming.
Propulsion & Steering:
· The wheel steering consists of a chain and cable system connected to a quadrant that is securely fitted to the rudder stock.
· The wheel is 150cm in diameter in black powder coated aluminium with leather rim.
· The spare safety tiller fits on top of the rudder stock.
· 2-bladed folding propeller.
· 12v DC System:
o X-Yachts’ main switchboard includes thermo fuses, 1 x analogue meter for monitoring actual voltage of service battery and for monitoring the actual level in the fuel tank.
o The 12v DC system also includes a 12v DC plug located behind the electrical panel.
· 230v AC shore power system:
o The yacht is fitted with a shore power charger with a 10A shore power inlet plug in the cockpit.
o A 10A fuse box is located in the after locker.
o A 230v AC distribution box with ground fault circuit breaker and a 230v AC plug are located at the navigation area.
· 1 x 12v 120amps gel service.
· 1 x 12v 55amps engine spiral-cell battery.
Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
· Cold pressurized water system with pump.
· Mixing water taps are fitted in the head and in the galley.
· 15-litre hot water tank (80 ° C) can be heated by a heat exchanger connected to the engine, or it can be heated by an immersion heater connected to 220v shore power.
· A central bilge is incorporated in the keel structure, which allows water to be collected here and disposed of by using the electrical pump (manual switch on the switchboard) or the hand operated pump positioned in the cockpit.
· Total capacity of approximately 50 litres in 1 x aluminium fuel tank with tank level gauge, deck fill, separator including filter and shut off valves.
· Total capacity of approximately 100 litres in 1 x plastic tank.
Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:
· A holding tank with self-draining outlet, tank level watch and deck outlet.
· B&G Hydra 3000 with one central processor and three large displays on mast.
· Raymarine ST6002 autopilot.
· Top opening 100 litre GRP cooling box at navigation area.
· Gimballed gas stove with 2 x hobs and an oven.
· Rectangular sink.
· Shower with hot/cold freshwater at the bathing platform.
· Water flush pumped toilet.
· Below deck:
o Throughout the cabins, halogen lighting is provided for general purpose, reading etc.
o An additional light is placed at the chart table.
o 4 x General lights and 2 x dome spotlights are integrated in the deck liner.
o 6 x Reading lights are placed throughout the aft cabin, saloon and forward cabin.
o A light on a flexible cord is fitted at the navigation area.
· Above Deck:
o Combined bow lights (port/starboard), stern navigation light, steaming light in casing and a Windex light are fitted on the mast.
Summary of Accommodation:
· Aluminium framed port lights and hatches with smoked plexi-glass are fitted to the yacht.
§ 1 x Special 727x171mm window per side.
§ 1 x Special 787x171mm window per side.
o Aft Cabin:
§ 1 x Size 3 347x171mm window per side facing the cockpit.
§ 1 x Size 7 500x370 – R36mm.
o Forward Cabin:
§ 500x500 – R36mm.
§ 1 x Size 2 340x200 – R36mm
o Sliding Hatch:
§ 12mm curved plexi glass protected by a GRP garage.
o Washboard System:
§ 12mm plexi glass including a lock in the upper half that slides into a U-shape alloy section.
· The yacht’s wooden interior is made of mahogany in a hand polish satin finish.
· All carpentry is carried out in accordance with best yacht practice, and the numbers of visible screws have been reduced to a minimum.
· The deck headliner has integrated dome halogen spotlights.
· In the forward cabin a white push button blind is supplied for the deck hatch.
· The floorboards are made from plywood with contour stripes and allow access to the bilge, whereas the companionway steps are made of teak.
· The inner top sides are lined with white vinyl.
· Cushions are made of high quality 40kg/m3 foam covered with the upholstery Aron Blue 510.
Description of layout from forwards:
· The cabin has a hinged berth (200x170/65 wide with easy access to the three compartments below.
· For cloth, the modern design incorporates a double wardrobe with shelves and hangers (90x55cm deep).
· Under the cockpit floor, the aft sleeping berths are separated into two sections via a centre wooden longitudinal bulkhead.
· 2 x Berths are 200x130cm wide tapered towards the aft end.
· The head has a water-flushed pump toilet and white gelcoat units with integrated sink with mixer tap.
· Situated below the companionway with excellent access and sound insulation with special foam material.
· One each side of the rectangular shaped, foldable table (110x100cm) are 2 x large sofas (190cm long).
· The table also has a built-in locker.
· To starboard of the companionway, the navigation table is situated together with the top opening 100 litre GRP cooling box.
· Navigation and communication equipment, as well as the yacht’s switchboard are fitted in this area.
· Under the hinged navigation table (50x60cm deep and in the alongside locker, charts and navigation equipment can be stored.
· To port of the companionway is the galley.
· A 2 kg gas bottle is stored in a separate self-draining locker.
· Shelves and lockers with plexi-glass sliding doors give sufficient storage for food, plates, cutlery, pans, cups and glasses.
· Rope pockets at companionway.
· 1 x Locker is located at the back of the cockpit.
· Coamings for angled comfort
· The rig is connected to two stainless steel loops, which are bolted through the deck to specially reinforced solid laminate.
· Stem head fitting incorporates: loop for headsail tack and furler system.
· A German mainsheet system is installed with the sheet running along the deck on each side to 2 x dedicated self-tailing mainsheet winches placed near the helmsman for easy handling by either helmsman/woman or mainsheet trimmer.
· The system consists of 6 ball-bearing blocks.
· Winch jammers for halyards and reef line are placed on the cabin roof, 5 x in total.
· The track system is from Frederiksen:
§ 2 x 1.40m track for genoa.
§ 1 x 1.70m for mainsail
§ 1 x Ball bearing car for mainsheet.
§ 2 x Genoa ball bearing cars, adjustable under load from the cockpit.
§ 2 x Fixed genoa lead eyes to run the genoa sheet to the winch.
· The double spreader, tapered anodised aluminium mast section is specifically designed for the X-35.
· The mast is fitted with Windex including light, steaming light, tube for additional electrical masthead equipment and track for spinnaker pole.
· The mast collar is stainless steel.
· The mast blocks are mounted and secured on the mast collar.
· The anodised aluminium boom incorporates an outhaul including a purchase system inside the boom and one reef lien for single line reef system.
· The vang is a telescopic type with an outer purchase block system.
· The standing rigging is a discontinued rod rig with rod turnbuckles.
· The mast has:
o 1 x Main halyard 10mm Spectra.
o 1 x Genoa halyard 10mm Spectra.
o 2 x Combi spin halyards 10mm Spectra.
· The rod head stay with plastic foil, including a turnbuckle, is positioned at forward end of the bow on the outside chain plate.
· All halyards and reef liens are led via deck organizers to the two halyard winches for operation from the cockpit.
· The control lines (Cunningham, outhaul and vang) are led back on both sides to turnable cam cleat bases, positioned on the coach roof.
· The backstay system consists of a block system above deck led via a block below deck to an X-Yachts ‘Power Magic Wheel’.
· The control line appears on a swivel based cam cleat just in front of the wheel for easy and responsive control by the mainsail trimmer.
· All blocks are Fredriksen:
o 11 x blocks positioned at the mast for 4 x halyards, 1 x reef and 3 x control lines (led to both sides of the cabin roof).
o 2 x Deck organizer block systems for above halyards and reef line.
· Harken winches.
· 2 x Harken B48.2A primary/genoa winches.
· 2 x Harken B40.2STQ (Quattro) halyard winches.
· 2 x Harken B40.2 STA mainsheet winches.
· 3 x 10” speed grip handles with lock.
North 3DL 2008:
· Randa (2008, only part of 2009, Mondiale 2010 and in-shore Giraglia 2010).
· Fiocco light.
· Fiocco medium.
· Fiocco heavy.
· Spi S1.
· Spi S2.
North 3DL 2009:
· Randa (only World and EU Championship and in-shore Giraglia 2011).
· Fiocco light.
· Spi S1.
For Transfer (Manfredini Tafeta-Kevlar):
· A bathing ladder can be fitted to the transom.
Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:
· 2 x Stainless steel mooring cleats
· 10kg galvanised Trefoil anchor with 30m warp including lead insert.
· 4 x White fenders with lanyards.
· 2 x Polyester mooring ropes 20m x 14mm.
· Mounted on the deck are: 4 x pad eyes for safety harnesses in the cockpit.
· The rail consists of a 3-legged stainless steel pulpit, 2 x 3-legged stainless steel pushpits, 8 x stainless steel stanchion bases, stanchions and double stainless steel life lines with turnbuckles.
· The height of the rail fulfils CE and ORC safety requirements.
· The lower lifeline is 250 mm above deck for better hiking, the upper is 600mm above deck.
· 2 x Dry powder fire extinguishers of 2kg each are fitted.