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X-482 is a Cruiser-racer sailboat built by X-Yachts and designed by Niels Jeppesen. Her first hull was built in 1996 and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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X-482 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft14.63 m / 48.00 ft
Designer(s)Niels Jeppesen
categoryCruiser-racer sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built64
First Hull Built1996
Last Hull Built2004
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal450 L / 119 gal
Ballast Ratio41.67


Overall Length (LOA) 14.63 m / 48.00 ft
Hull Length14.5 m / 47.7 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)12.5 m / 41 ft
Beam (width)4.31 m / 14.1 ft
Draft2.5 m / 8.2 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 12000 kg / 26455 lb
Maximum Displacement12000 kg / 26455 lb
Ballast Weight5000 kg / 11023 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.58 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.89
Comfort Ratio28.02
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)174
Ballast Ratio41.67
Sail Area to Displacement20.81
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement23.85 m²/T / 257 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement47 m²/T / 506 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders3
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Estimated Forestay Length20.64 m / 67.72 ft
Reported Sail Area106.84 m² / 1150.00 ft²
Total Sail Area106.86 m² / 1150.19 ft²
Upwind Sail Area124.99 m² / 1345 ft²
Downwind Sail Area246.34 m² / 2652 ft²
Mainsail Area55.34 m² / 596 ft²
Genoa Area69.65 m² / 750 ft²
I65.09 ft * 19.84 m
J18.70 ft * 5.70 m
P57.74 ft * 17.60 m
E18.76 ft * 5.72 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel

Below Deck