X-Yachts On the Powerboat Wave
Over a period of years, X-Yachts considered developing a powerboat model, with the purpose of supplementing the yacht production and to benefit from the expertise and the prestigious X-Yachts brand throughout 40 years. ‘We have seen there is a need for a powerboat that could contribute to honoring the X-Yachts vision of superior sailing pleasure to fulfill our customer’s dreams. There were two options; either to develop an X-Power brand from the bottom or to buy us into the market with a product that could fulfill our vision and mission. It has been a long and well-considered process, and with the acquisition of HOC Yachts, we believe to have come very close to our core area of focus. Although I am a sailor of heart, I must admit, that a combination of HOC and X-Yachts also gets me on the Powerboat wave,’ X-Yachts’ chairman Ib Kunøe elaborates. The first two models in line, the Explorer and the Cruiser, seem to have everything the market needs in a powerboat. Characteristic of the models are contemporary and spectacular design, uncompromised quality, excellent sailing performance, high level of safety and ease of use, an impressive fuel economy – and not least a unique and innovative high-technology navigation and control system. A system that makes sailing a straightforward experience and gives a clear overview of all the information a sailor needs.