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X-342 Fractional rigging is a Cruiser-racer sailboat built by X-Yachts and designed by Niels Jeppesen. Her first hull was built in 1988 with an overall lengh of 10.65 m or 34.11 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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X-342 FRACTIONAL RIGGING Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft10.65 m / 34.11 ft
Designer(s)Niels Jeppesen
VersionFractional rigging
categoryCruiser-racer sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built105
First Hull Built1988
Last Hull Built1994
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle tiller (helm wheel in option)
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron / lead fin
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 3/4
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)1
Ballast Ratio46.74


Overall Length (LOA) 10.65 m / 34.11 ft
Hull Length10.22 m / 33.6 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.12 m / 26.7 ft
Beam (width)3.28 m / 10.10 ft
Draft1.85 m / 6.1 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 4200 kg / 9259 lb
Maximum Displacement4173 kg / 9200 lb
Ballast Weight1950 kg / 4299 lb


Critical Hull Speed6.92 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.06
Comfort Ratio20.94
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)216.51
Ballast Ratio46.74
Sail Area to Displacement18.46
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement26.2 m²/T / 282 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement42.03 m²/T / 452 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Estimated Forestay Length12.51 m / 41.03 ft
Reported Sail Area52.40 m² / 564.00 ft²
Total Sail Area52.37 m² / 563.74 ft²
Upwind Sail Area68.2 m² / 734 ft²
Downwind Sail Area109.4 m² / 1178 ft²
Mainsail Area35.5 m² / 382 ft²
Genoa Area32.7 m² / 352 ft²
I39.30 ft * 11.98 m
J11.80 ft * 3.60 m
P43.10 ft * 13.14 m
E15.40 ft * 4.69 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power18 HP
Fuel typeDiesel

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.1 ft * 1.87 m
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