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X-Yachts - Xc 42

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Interior and deck imges October 2015

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The X-Yachts Xc 42 is a stylish, comfortable blue water cruising yacht. She offers all the advantages of a larger yacht with her long waterline, three cabin interior and generous sail plan. The yachts easy sail handling makes her particularly suitable for short-handed sailing.

This X-Yachts Xc42 benefits from an extensive factory fitted options list and has been carefully maintained by her Swiss owner to ensure that all systems are fully working.

2015 maintenance includes:

  • Gel coat wax
  • Teak maintenance
  • New antifoul March 2015
  • New UV protection band on the jib
  • 1000 hours Engine maintenance October 2015 by Volvo authorised dealer

As a Swiss boat this X Yachts Xc 42 is not EU VAT paid which means that she is available to purchase internationally, or if prefered by a European owner who would pay VAT on the final selling price.

Additional extras

 The following non standard extra's were added to complete this yacht:

  • Gennaker deck equipment.
  • Electrical Halyard Winch x 1
  • Bow A-Frame
  • Teak Bulkheads.
  • Isotherm Extra Fridge.
  • Eno Microwave Oven
  • Bow Thruster
  • JVC Multimedia Stereo
  • Bose Cockpit Speakers
  • LED TV
  • Heating D5 with 6 outlets.
  • Glass Windscreen with canvass spray hood.
  • Bimini
  • Outboard bracket on pushpit
  • Extra Mast Steps
  • Tri Colour LED on mast
  • Electrical remote Gas Switch
  • 3 burner gas cooker with oven and grill

  • Galvanic Isolator

  • Electric Mainsheet Winches (2)
  • Combi Inverter/Charger (Link all 220v sockets to Inverter) Extra 220v Socket at Galley
  • Extra 220V socket owners Cabin
  • Extra 220v socket at Nav Table
  • Flexi chart table light to be red and white.
  • Red Night Lights in owners heads and at floor at chart table.(2) Extra Battery.
  • Stainless Steel Grab Rails mounted in front of wheels. (2) Boxing around CaloriÞer in aft locker.
  • GFC Composite steering wheels in Black (2)
  • Supplementary spi halyard and stopper
  • Supplementary boom uphaul and stopper
  • Davits (removable) for dinghy
  • Extra battery bringing the total to 520Ah at 12V
  • Emergency "Link" between starter battery and main batteries.

  • Bow Fairleads in Bulwark. (2)

  • Mast wiring so the windex can have a light as well as tricolour top light Spinnaker pole topping lift

  • Spinnaker pole topping lift

  • Additional pad eye placed on bull walk 250 mm aft of standard pad eye.

  • Cover for cockpit table

  • Wheel covers in grey

  • Ronstan series 19 track to reduce stack height.

  • Fender with logo x 6

  • Two spare anchors (one Spade and one Fortress) with chain and warp

  • OceanSafe Offshore Iso 6 people life-raft in soft container

  • Made to measure bed sheets and duvets


  • B+G H3000 pack with Pilot, including;
  • 2 x GFD 1 x GPD 1 x Gimballed Rate Compass
  • 1 x GPS
  • Autopilot ACP1 with T1
  • Hydra Processor.
  • Speed and Depth Transducers
  • Vertical 810 mm MHU Wind Transducer
  • 2x 20/20 Displays
  • 1 x Analogue Wind Display.
  • 1 x NAIS 300B Tx/Rx
  • Simrad RS 82 VHF Black Box System.
  • Simrad RS 82 VHF Second Station.
  • Zeus 12" Plotter
  • Simrad Broadband Radar 3G BR24
  • Large Screen at Chart Table repeating from Cockpit.
  • Simrad OP 40 to control Screen.


  • All by North Sails 2012 and serviced in 2014
  • Full Batten Mainsail 3DL Marathon 600, in stack pack.
  • Furling Jib with Battens 3DL Marathon 600
  • C1 RF Gennaker 60-70% Girth Norlon NO 150 with Selden CX25 Furling gear
  • A2 Asymmetric spinnaker with Selden GX35 furling gear (2013)

X-Yachts Xc 42 standard specification (June 2011)


Xc 42 3-cabin version according to standard specification European CE Certification Category A - Ocean

Hull construction according to ABS (American Bureau of Shipping)


Built in sandwich construction with vinylester and polyester resins with structural compressed foam

Outer surface of hull in white sprayed Gelcoat (RAL 9010 white) with 3 waterlines in dark grey Gelcoat (RAL 7011 dark grey)

Hull moulded in female moulds for highest quality surface finish

Structural bulkhead in marine plywood varying in thickness from 16-30 mm

Steel frame - hot-galvanised, high strength, laminated into hull to absorb all loads from keel mast and rigging

Single point hoist for easy and safe lifting and launching of the yacht

Bathing platform incorporated in transom port with electrical hoisting and lowering system

Bathing ladder in stainless steel mounted onto bathing platform Continuous stainless steel rail protection mounted on sheerline Hull recessed portlights - X-Yachts style (4 pcs)


Built in sandwich construction with vinylester and polyester resins with structural compressed foam Bi-directional E-glass strategically positioned for strength and weight optimization

Outer surface of deck in white sprayed Gelcoat (RAL 9010 white)

Deck and locker lids moulded in female moulds for highest quality surface finish

Teak deck, vacuum applied, 9 mm nominal thickness on side deck, coach roof, cockpit sole, seats and bathing platform

Bulwark with teak capping incorporated in deck/hull design

Anchor locker - drained with space for anchor chain

Gas locker for 2 x 3 kg gas bottle (1 x 3 kg is delivered with the yacht) Space for a 6 man life raft in one of the large cockpit lockers

Gas springs fitted to all cockpit lockers (4 pcs)

Cockpit table with space for navigation instruments (see extras) and compass

Sail Handling

Genoa winches, stainless steel, self-tailing, ANDERSEN 58ST (2 pcs)

Mainsheet winches, stainless steel, self-tailing, ANDERSEN 46ST (2 pcs)

Halyard winches, stainless steel, self-tailing, ANDERSEN 46ST (2 pcs)

Harken 10” bi-handle with lock winch handles (3 pcs)

Jammer/clutches for halyards/control lines/reef lines (9 pcs)

X-Yachts mainsheet system led under deck to winches placed in easy reach of helmsman Mainsail track in front of sprayhood for uncluttered cockpit and space for optional Bemini Furling forestay drum attached to bow fitting. Furling line led back to cockpit for easy handling Genoa tracks mounted on deck with Genoa cars and control lines fitted (Ronstan)

Mast collar in stainless steel including tie rods with stand-up blocks mounted and secured to deck Stand-up blocks for halyards reef and control lines (8 pcs)

Deck organiser system for halyard and control lines led back to cockpit (2 pcs)

Hatches / Portlights / Ventilation / Sprayhood

12 mm white sliding Plexi glass hatch protected by GRP garage

12 mm smoked Plexi glass washboard with integrated storage system, spring loaded requiring minimal effort to stow away

Coach roof port lights, openable, chrome-polished, aluminium framed for maximum ventilation and light (10 pcs) Deck hatches, flush mounted, openable, hatches on foredeck and coach roof for ventilation and light (6 pcs) Ventilation Dorades in stainless steel mounted on coach roof, with stainless steel protection bar (2 pcs)

Sprayhood in grey canvas with sturdy stainless steel tubing and grab rails

Guard rail / Anchor equipment / Stainless steel fittings

Lifelines with stainless steel stanchions mounted on the bulwark (8 pcs)

Lifeline gates - mounted each side at max beam (2 pcs)

Aft pushpits in stainless steel with teak battened seats and integrated LED stern light Bow pulpit in stainless steel with integrated LED navigation lights (1 pcs)

Anchor 20 kg Delta with 50 m x 10 mm galvanized chain

Electrical anchor winch 1500W - 12 V on deck

Mooring cleats in stainless steel mounted fore and aft; and amidships, including stainless steel protection rails (6 pcs)

Pad eyes for safety harnesses mounted in cockpit (4 pcs) Deck fillers in stainless steel for diesel and water tanks (2 pcs)

Bow fitting in stainless steel with 2 anchor rollers for standard anchor, forestay attachment and tack attachment point for optional asymmetric spinnaker


Fractional double spreader, tapered silver anodized aluminium mast stepped on steel frame and specially designed for Xc 42

Combined deck and steaming light, Windex with light, tube for additional electrical equipment and 2 mast steps fitted

Silver anodized boom with single line reefing and internal boom outhaul with control on boom, telescopic vang and outer purchase block system

Standing Rigging

Split backstay fitted with single Navtec 10 integral backstay adjuster on port side and turnbuckle on starboard Tip cups in stainless steel fitted to stainless steel tie rods (2 pcs)

Discontinuous rod rigging throughout with rod turnbuckles

Chain plates in stainless steel for forestay and split backstay (3 pcs)

Running Rigging

Spectra halyards, sheets and control lines led back to cockpit for easy handling:

Main halyard 12 mm

Genoa halyard 12 mm

Mast head spinnaker halyard 12 mm

Spectra and polyester control and reefing lines:

Mainsheet 10 mm

Genoa Sheet 12 mm

Reef 1 10 mm Reef 2 10 mm Furling control line 10 mm

Outhaul 8 mm

Vang control line 8 mm


Keel consists of antimony hardened lead bulb bolted and glued to cast iron fin for high strength, low centre of gravity and comfortable sailing performance. Keel securely bolted to steel frame

Keel protected with epoxy and fibreglass


Rudder blade of sandwich construction laminated with fibreglass and structural foam

Rudder stock constructed of solid, high strength aluminium with welded wings for improved strength and safety Rudder stock mounted with needle and self aligning bearings to achieve minimum friction for effortless helming

Steering system with two stainless steel wheels (90 cm) with leather wheel covers, two independent quadrants for added safety and easy passage to bathing platform


Xc 42 available in two and three cabin layout

First class craftsmanship characterises wooden interior with minimum number of visible screws Pre-selected, top grade teak veneer throughout yacht, hand polished and varnished to satin finish Bulkheads in various thickness bonded to hull

Bulkheads with white laminate surfaces with recessed teak panel looks

GRP deck head liner with integrated light fittings

GRP hull liners fore and aft including heads floors and shower trays

Floorboards of 20 mm marine plywood with imitated teak and Gaboon plywood inlay stripes and inspection hatches to access bilge

Freeboard in cabins of lined vinyl covered 6 mm panel Soft white headlining panels in main and owners cabin Companionway steps of curved unvarnished teak

Handrails by entrance and alongside coach roof portlights in main cabin

Blinds and flyscreen throughout on Oceanair skylights (6 pcs)

Note: All dimensions on interior below are for indication only

A Owner's cabin

Large double wing berth (200cm x 200 cm, max width) with removable centre piece. Marine plywood with ventilation holes for improved ventilation and support for mattress

Settee to starboard (60 cm)

Double wardrobe (100 cm x 72 cm) to starboard with shelves and hangers Drawers below wardrobe on starboard

Freeboard cupboards and shelves above berth

Storage space under owner's berth for bedding

Inspection hatch in floorboards for access to speed and depth transducers

A Owner's Head

Bulkheads covered with white laminate surfaces

Manually flushed marine toilet

Dedicated shower compartment with Plexi glass doors Space for optional washing machine (see extras) Tabletop and sink in white GRP

Single lever luxury mixer taps for sink and shower Electric pump for shower floor sump, manual operated Towel hooks and paper holder in stainless steel Mirrors integrated into cupboard doors


B1 Standard main cabin = Dedicated Nay station instead of aft shower Two seater central settee bench rounds off dining table arrangement

To starboard: Long sofa (190 cm x 63 cm) where centre section of back rest can fold down to form a side table

To starboard: Dedicated Nav table (64 cm x 90 cm) with ample storage for charts. Drawers below and additional storage below Nav seat

To starboard: Electrical switch board located adjacent to Nav seat with additional space for navigational and communication equipment

To port: Upper cabinets behind L-shaped sofa and armchairs providing storage for glasses, books etc.

B2 Optional main cabin = B1 but aft shower instead of dedicated Nav station See Extras


C1 = Standard two aft cabins:

Starboard aft cabin

Large double berth (214 cm x 146 cm, max width) with removable centre piece. Marine plywood with ventilation holes for improve ventilation and support for mattress

Double wardrobe (94 cm x 64 cm)

Freeboard cupboards and shelves above berth

Port aft cabin = Starboard aft cabin but: Double wardrobe (48 cm x 62 cm)


Galley, U-shaped (150 cm x 154 cm). Large table top made in Camoan white Corian

Sinks, rectangular recessed stainless steel with single lever mixing tap (2 pcs) incl. 2 cutting boards made of Delrin material

Cool box, GRP top opened 140 l with 100 mm insulation, built in Isotherm SP, accumulator plate cooled by water cooled Danfoss compressor

Gas cooker - 3 burner cooker with oven

Shelves, drawers and lockers with Plexi glass sliding doors provide storage space for cutlery and food Waste bin mounted under sinks

Saloon Head

Bulkheads covered with white laminate surfaces

Marine toilet, manually flushed

Tabletop and sink in white GRP

Mixer taps, single lever luxury for sink and shower Electrical pump for shower floor sump, manually operated Towel hooks and paper holder in stainless steel

Mirrors integrated in cupboard doors

Engine compartment

Situated between aft cabins/work room. Excellent access provided by removing side walls and companion way steps

Special foam material with exceptional sound proof properties

Forced ventilation to reduce temperature and radiant heat


Sofa and settee cushions made of high quality foam for maximum comfort Spring mattresses in owners - 150 mm high for maximum comfort X-Yachts sample swatches for standard upholstery available on request


Seacocks and through hull fittings are made of composite material and flush mounted

Fresh water in stainless steel tanks (503 l) below saloon sole. VDO analogue tank level gauge, inspection hatch and deck fill

Hot water tank Isotherm 40 l. Tank can be heated either by main engine or immersion heater connected to shore power

Holding tank, 60 l, with tank level watch fitted to both heads with self-draining outlet and deck outlet (2 pcs) Pressurized freshwater system for hot and cold water throughout yacht

Central bilge incorporated in keel structure

Electrical bilge pump with sensor and manual ON/OFF or automatic switch at Nav station Manual bilge pump mounted in cockpit

Deck shower fitted at bathing platform with hot/cold freshwater

Separate head/shower bilge pump (2 pcs), manually operated


12 V DC system throughout yacht

X-Yachts main switch board with 27 automatic fuses and 3 analogue VDO meters

12 V DC system for main engine installation

Combined deck and steaming light fitted

All cabling terminates in “dry” GRP box fitted behind main electrical panel for added safety

AGM batteries (total 260 [email protected] V) securely mounted under main cabin sofa (2 pcs x 130Ah)

Separate engine spiral-cell battery (55 Ah, 12 V) mounted near main engine for starting of engine and optional

generator only. Charging of battery either via engine and/or generator.

Shore power installation with 10 Amp shore power inlet socket mounted in cockpit. 230V AC distribution box with

ground fault circuit breaker and 230 V AC socket mounted at navigation station Battery charger and immersion heater connected to 230V AC distribution box Charger 12V/50A, mounted

12 V halogen lights fitted for general purpose below deck throughout cabins Chart table light fitted

General lights and dome spotlights integrated in inner liner

Reading lights throughout aft cabin, main cabin and owner's cabin (8 pcs)


Main engine Volvo 55 HP 4 cylinder water cooled diesel engine with S-Drive Special engine room with sound insulation ensures low noise level in yacht

Engine easily accessible for service from front through companionway steps and from side through removable panels in aft cabins

Folding propeller, 3-bladed bronze for S-drive

Engine control panel and throttle/gear lever placed in starboard cockpit coaming. Engine control panel incorporates rpm meter, hour counter, acoustic alarm for oil pressure and cooling water temperature

Tank in aluminium for fuel in port aft cabin. VDO analogue level gauge, baffles, inspection hatches, separator incl. filter and shut-of valve and deck fill (220 l)


Flag pole, teak with bronze bushing (1 pcs)

Fire extinguishers, dry powder of 2 kg each, fitted throughout the yacht (3 pcs) and one fire blanket Fenders, white air-filled with lanyards and X-Yachts logo (4 pcs)

Mooring ropes, polyester 20 m x 14 mm (2 pcs)

Right to modifications without prior notice.


Nicolle Associates 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.

  • This vessel is VAT unpaid.
  • As always photographs do not do justice so a viewing is highly recommended.
  • This boat is lying in Trapani, Sicily with easy access to flights.
  • © 2016 Nicolle Associates
Category:Sailing Boats
Model:Xc 42
Mooring Country:Italy
Year built:2012
Sales status:available
LOA:12.88 m/42 ft
Length:13.08 m/43 ft
Width:4.1 m/13 ft
KW:55.0 hp
No. of cabins:3
No. of berths:3
WC & bathrooms:2
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