BIGMARU was built for the current owner as an upgrade and replacement to his X-50’.
He planned the yacht to be for family sailing and to use in the Mediterranean, in the Atlantic (from his home port in the Canary Isles) and the Caribbean. The yacht is set up to be easily handled and yet still offer good fast, fun sailing. The X-6 is a capable blue water yacht and BIG MARU has “all the extras”.
X Yachts are built with an “in-depth” understanding of the elements which make a yacht sail well.
The X6 is a bold design - a muscular, small superyacht with powerful lines. She has a mixture of finishes including bare teak, clear coat carbon, stainless steel and walnut, all modern, light and fresh looking.
Her smart, well thought out deck design makes this powerful yacht a calm yacht to sail with sheets that disappear below deck and reappear at two Harken 980’s behind the cockpit. The furlers for the staysail, genoa and Code O are all under the deck and the cutter rig provides versatility.
Vacuum infused epoxy/sandwich hull, galvanized keel hull girder (as pioneered by X Yachts since 1981), epoxy encapsulated low gravity lead keel.
GRP hull in white with grey stripe.
Keel is cast iron.
Sleek lines and uncluttered deck with flush hatches
Mainsheet arch in E-glass, white gelcoat with integrated mainsheet blocks, loud speakers and LED down lights.
Vacuum applied laid teak on side decks, coach roof, all seating, cockpit sole and the inside of the transom door/swim platform.
Large RIB garage in transom with dedicated winch and tie down kit.
Opacmare electro-hydraulic passarelle in s/s, 1.8m long when extended, articulates up/down by 15 degrees, with 2 stanchions, and remote control.
The cockpit arch creates an enclosure and privacy, keeping the boom clear.
Solar panels are placed on top of the fixed bimini.
Twin steering with composite pedestals, 5” steering compasses and instrument pods.
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and gates.
Stainless steel mast collar. Stemhead fittings with roller.
Coachroof grab handles. Grab rails at helm.
Other deck fittings and equipment
Sanguineti 1000w 24v capstan drum mooring winch with foot switches on deck, retractable, recessed in deck
40kg Delta anchor with 100m of calibrated galvanised chain
Quick chain counter and windlass control panel at helm
Additional mooring cleats over standard Nomen 400 (8 in total)
Freeboard fender protection in silver grey canvas with X-Yachts logo x 2
Stainless steel and teak cockpit table with cover, that lowers to provide a further sunbed
2 x hot and cold deck showers, one in the cockpit, one in the RIB garage
Side boarding ladder at side gates
Generous sail locker for fenders and furling sails plus chain locker with wash down hose and windlass.
2 x Harken B980.2 STE 2-speed electric ST primary winches in cockpit
2 x Harken B980.2 2-speed electric ST secondary winches in cockpit
Engine and Mechanical
Yanmar diesel engine 6BY-160 160 hp with KMH50A gear box
Second engine control in port pedestal.
Stainless steel shaft
3-blade 24” Flexifold folding propeller.
1,200 litres fuel in 4 aluminium tanks
1000 litres Water in 3 stainless steel tanks
380 litres grey water tank with deck and overboard discharge (sinks, hand basins, showers, dishwasher and washing machine)
Black water tanks on all WCs, 55 litres each
Generator: Fischer Panda 12kw.
Max Power VIP 250 hydraulic retractable bow thruster with remote control.
Max Power R200/8 stern thruster, 24v with control panel in cockpit and remote control.
Water-maker: -Spectra 700 magdrive 24v with Z-Brane system, 2 membranes.
Air conditioning: Reverse cycle (hot & cold) with central chiller unit and 5 outlets, total of 51,000 BTU owner, saloon and guest cabins.
12v / 24v / 220v systems.
Shore power and cable, 220v, outlets throughout the yacht.
6 x solar panels, flush mounted on coachroof for 24v additional trickle charge of battery bank.
12v /150A alternator for engine start battery.
24v /90A alternator for domestic battery charging.
4 x double USB sockets in cabins
Combi 24v/3000W-70A charger / inverter to charge the service battery bank on 220v (from shore power or the generator).
220v / 10A battery charger for engine start and generator start batteries.
LED interior lighting, including courtesy lighting and red night lighting over nav station.
600 Ah battery bank for systems / service.
2 x 12v 70a batteries (one each for engine start and generator start).
Hot and cold pressurised water system.
75 litres hot water via calorifier on engine or 220v immersion heater.
High pressure freshwater deck wash installed inside anchor locker.
Quooker hot water tap Fresh water outlet in garage.
Manual and automatic bilge pumps.
Accommodation and Interior
Sleeps up to 8 in 3 double cabins plus saloon conversion.
The master cabin forward has over 7’ headroom, housing a large central double berth, with storage under, bedside tables and a dressing table on port side with an integrated seat.
Large hanging locker to starboard and sofa with storage under.
The en-suite bathroom with a separate shower has a Tecma electric toilet / bidet, Corian hand basin and white countertops.
The guest cabins aft to port and starboard, have double berths with storage under, a large hanging locker with shelves and drawers. Shared aft heads to starboard with Tecma electric toilet with integrated bidet, Corian hand basin and white countertops, cupboard and mirror. Separate shower compartment. Starboard aft cabin has en-suite access.
The saloon has phenomenal light and views thanks to its large panoramic windows.
The large U-shaped sofa to port surrounds the table which can be adjusted electrically to form a double berth. Seating to starboard and plenty of storage space.
Bulkhead recessed shelves for books etc with integrated ambient LED lighting.
The forward-facing navigation station is located aft to starboard and has a large chart table.
The L shaped galley aft to portside is also amazingly light and well-equipped with –
Ocean Chef XL 5-burner gas cooker with oven and grill;
Smeg cooker hood;
Trash compactor, Broan Elite;
Extra Vitrifrigo stainless steel drawer fridge;
175 litre top loading freezer/fridge;
Frigoboat 130 litre front opening fridge;
Food cellar in laminate under galley floor;
Nespresso coffee machine;
Twin sinks with mixer tap.
Furthermore, there is a drinks fridge at the end of the cockpit sofa.
Gas detector for safety.
32” Samsung flatscreen TV in saloon, with telescopic lifter, connected to Glomex aerial.
32” Samsung flatscreen TV in master cabin, connected to Glomex aerial
Fusion 750 True Marine Entertainment system, CD/DVD player, AM / FM / iPOD and MP3 connectivity with saloon speakers. Bose marine 131 cockpit waterproof loudspeakers.
Bluetooth option Sirius for Fusion 750 radio.
Glomex digital antenna in mast top.
Navigation and Mechanical Systems
Zeus2 12” plotters at both helms.
B&G H5000 pilot controller at both helms.
B&G 3 x 30 mast repeaters.
HS50 wireless handset for V50 VHF mounted in starboard cockpit coaming.
At Navigation station:
Zeus2 9-inch plotter
B&G H5000 colour display
Hydra processor with wind transducer, depth and speed transducer
H5000 pilot processor incl. hydraulic ram at rudder, gyro compass
V50 VHF radio
NAIS 400 transceiver connected to plotter system
Go Free Wifi for iPad/iPhone connectivity
Mounted in owners/crew cabin
Zeus 7-inch 2 plotter
B&G radar 4G 18 inch
B&G Precision 9 compass
B&G forward scan Alarm
Sails and Rigging
Sloop rig. Mast is aluminium painted white. Fitted with furling V-boom by FurlerBoom.
Furl Finder system from Reckmann – mainsail furling in boom, automatic adjustment of the boom angle for maximum ease and control with furling the mainsail.
Furling system driven by the BFE 125 electric motor from Reckmann mounted on the carbon mandrel at the mast end of the boom for a better weight distribution. Motor has high load clutch for safe reefed sailing.
Reckmann hydraulic Gennaker furler with controls in cockpit.
Gennaker package of Spectra halyard with 2 swiveling dead-end, Spectra sheets x 2, deck and mast hardware.
Inner staysail furler – Reckmann hydraulic turning pad eye with control switches at helm.
Inner staysail package of Spectra halyard with swivelling dead-end on mast, Spectra sheets x 2, genoa sheet cars x 2, under deck sheet run and all necessary deck and mast hardware, blocks and jammers.
Main sheet arch with integrated mainsheet blocks, loud speakers and LED downlights.
Carbon fibre bow sprit, snow white gel coat, with integrated pad eye for asymmetric spinnaker.
4:1 spinnaker barber hauler (one side), Dyneema rope, snatch block, pad eye and block cleat.
Genoa down hauler, Xp55 type, not adjustable when loaded
High performance cruising sails from Evolution
Furling mainsail 128.00 m2
A.P furling jib 91.4 m2
A-2.5 all-purpose Gennaker 280m2
Staysail including cable 59.5m2
Aer Marine Cabrio RIB 320 with foldable transom plus 20hp outboard engine.
Air compressor for RIB
Liferaft for 6 persons
Gas detector with alarm
Fire extinguishers in all cabins and garage
Automatic fire extinguishing system in engine room
Bimini which attaches to the mainsail arch with a stainless-steel frame,
Silver grey canvas Bimini over helmsman position
Sprayhood which recesses into a GRP hatch covered with teak
Combined pedestal and wheel cover set
Cockpit cushions for forward cockpit seats and back rests
Cushions for cockpit table in silver grey
Warps and fenders.
Lee cloths fitted in aft cabins.
Full navigation lights.
Isotherm Safe 30 in stainless steel, (large enough to store a laptop).
Super Sailing Marine Alarm Wireless motion sensor and water sensor, theft + tender + anchor alarm (small subscription fee).