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X-562 is a Offshore cruiser-racer sailboat built by X-Yachts and designed by Niels Jeppesen. Her first hull was built in 1999 with an overall lengh of 17.23 m or 56.6 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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X-562 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft17.23 m / 56.6 ft
Designer(s)Niels Jeppesen
categoryOffshore cruiser-racer sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built21
First Hull Built1999
Last Hull Built2004
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron fin with lead bulb
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Head(s)3
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal600 L / 158.5 gal
Ballast Ratio37.95


Overall Length (LOA) 17.23 m / 56.6 ft
Hull Length16.98 m / 55.8 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)14.82 m / 48.7 ft
Beam (width)4.85 m / 15.11 ft
Draft2.85 m / 9.5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 18500 kg / 40786 lb
Maximum Displacement19500 kg / 42990 lb
Ballast Weight7400 kg / 16314 lb


Critical Hull Speed9.34 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)161
Ballast Ratio37.95
Sail Area to Displacement19.98
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement27.4 m²/T / 295 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement47.22 m²/T / 508 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders3
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing RiggingSingle-strand (ROD) discontinuous
Estimated Forestay Length23.75 m / 77.92 ft
Reported Sail Area141.77 m² / 1526.00 ft²
Total Sail Area141.77 m² / 1525.97 ft²
Upwind Sail Area191.63 m² / 2063 ft²
Downwind Sail Area330.32 m² / 3556 ft²
Mainsail Area77.42 m² / 833 ft²
Genoa Area114.21 m² / 1229 ft²
I74.90 ft * 22.83 m
J21.49 ft * 6.55 m
P66.93 ft * 20.40 m
E21.55 ft * 6.57 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power100 HP
Fuel Tank Capacity500 L / 132.1 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity270 L / 71.3 gal