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IMX 45

IMX 45 is a Offshore racer-cruiser sailboat built by X-Yachts and designed by Niels Jeppesen. Her first hull was built in 2002 and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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IMX 45 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft13.74 m / 45.08 ft
Designer(s)Niels Jeppesen
categoryOffshore racer-cruiser sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built24
First Hull Built2002
Last Hull Built2004
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron fin with lead bulb
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Ballast Ratio0.45


Overall Length (LOA) 13.74 m / 45.08 ft
Hull Length13.75 m / 45.1 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.97 m / 39.4 ft
Beam (width)4.15 m / 13.7 ft
Draft2.75 m / 9 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 9100 kg / 20062 lb
Maximum Displacement9100 kg / 20062 lb
Ballast Weight4130 kg / 9105 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.40 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.00
Comfort Ratio22.66
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)150
Ballast Ratio0.45
Sail Area to Displacement30.06
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement29.5 m²/T / 318 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement52.33 m²/T / 563 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders3
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionCarbon fiber spars
Estimated Forestay Length19.17 m / 62.91 ft
Reported Sail Area128.39 m² / 1382.00 ft²
Total Sail Area128.44 m² / 1382.50 ft²
Upwind Sail Area128.6 m² / 1384 ft²
Downwind Sail Area228.1 m² / 2455 ft²
Mainsail Area65.1 m² / 701 ft²
Genoa Area63.5 m² / 684 ft²
I61.8 ft * 18.8 m
J16.5 ft * 4.99 m
P59.11 ft * 18.25 m
E20.4 ft * 6.2 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power55 HP
Fuel typeDiesel

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.7 ft * 2 m