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X-50 Shoal draft is a Offshore racer-cruiser sailboat built by X-Yachts and designed by Niels Jeppesen. Her first hull was built in 2004 and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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X-50 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Designer(s)Niels Jeppesen
VersionShoal draft
categoryOffshore racer-cruiser sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built63
First Hull Built2004
Last Hull Built2011
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron / lead fin
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Head(s)3
Ballast Ratio40


Hull Length15.24 m / 50 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)13.14 m / 43.1 ft
Beam (width)4.28 m / 14 ft
Waterline Beam Width3.63 m / 11.11 ft
Draft2.4 m / 7.11 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 12400 kg / 27337 lb
Maximum Displacement12400 kg / 27337 lb
Ballast Weight4960 kg / 10935 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.80 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.87
Comfort Ratio27.73
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)155
Ballast Ratio40
Sail Area to Displacement23.76
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement28.91 m²/T / 311 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement50.66 m²/T / 545 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders3
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars (carbon fiber spars as an option)
Standing RiggingSingle-strand (ROD)
Estimated Forestay Length21.27 m / 69.77 ft
Reported Sail Area124.68 m² / 1342.00 ft²
Total Sail Area124.64 m² / 1341.66 ft²
Upwind Sail Area154.9 m² / 1667 ft²
Downwind Sail Area271.4 m² / 2921 ft²
Mainsail Area77 m² / 829 ft²
Genoa Area77.9 m² / 839 ft²
I67.28 ft * 20.51 m
J18.49 ft * 5.64 m
P64.63 ft * 19.70 m
E22.27 ft * 6.79 m

Engine Room

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

Below Deck

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