X-Yachts X-40 Classic

X-Yachts X-40 Classic for sale. This Cruiser with 3 cabins is built in 2005 and was designed by Niels Jeppesen with a CE Category A - Ocean design certification.

Basic Details

  • Make:
  • Model:
    X-40 Classic
  • Type:
    Sail Boat - Cruiser, Cruiser-Racer, Racing
  • Builder:
  • Year:
  • Condition:
  • Location:
    In Wemeldinge - the Netherlands - For Sail Yachtbrokers
  • Price:
    175.000 EUR



Designer Niels Jeppesen
Shipyard X-Yachts of Denmark
Hull number DK-XYA40224A505
CE-category A
CE max weight 1,375 kg
CE max engine 40 hp
Passenger capacity 10
Hull shape Roundbilge
Hull colour Blue
Deck colour White
Deck construction Grp - sandwich with teak and anti-slip on the superstructure and a teak deck (renovated in 2017 - in neat condition)
Windows Moonlight deck hatches (with screens and mosquito nets) and Moonlight portholes
Cockpit Aft cockpit
Vertical clearance 19.25 m
Draught 2.40 m
Waterline length 10.71 m
Displacement 9,178 kg
Ballast 3,200 kg
Steering system Wheel Jefa steering pedestal with double-spoke stainless steel steering wheel, covered with leather
Position steering system Outside
Rudder Single spade rudder
Keel Fixed lead performance fin keel
Polyester hull, sprayed in 2016 with 7 layers of AWL Grip Midnight Blue coating (slight scuff marks from the fenders are visible on both sides of the hull).
In 2016 the underwater hull was blasted (all old antifouling layers removed) and preventively treated with an epoxy system.
Teak on the cockpit seats and teak on the cockpit floor (in neat condition - renovated in 2017).
Stainless steel rubbing strip all around on the hull.
On both sides on the deck edge, at the height of the rigging, anti-slip strips have been applied (so you can easily step on board without slipping).
6x Stainless steel clamp (including amidships) with extra stainless steel protection strips on the deck/hull edge.
All cockpit lockers are equipped with an air pressure spring.
Every spring the underwater hull has been provided with a new layer of self-polishing International antifouling, as well as a new anode on the saildrive.
This yacht has been purchased as ex-demo by the current owner, so he is actually the first owner and has always had the ship professionally maintained.


Headroom 1.85 m (approx. 1.80 - 1.90 m)
Separate Dining area
Engine room
Cabins 3 forward cabin and 2x aft cabin
Berths fixed: 6 Extra: 2
Type interior Classic, warm teak panelling and teak floorboards
Color upholstery Blue
Curtains white
Water tank & material 180 litre Stainless steel
Water tank gauge
Waste water tank 33 Litre Stainless steel (installed in 2016) with deck suction
Water system Pressure system Electric water pressure system. The water pump has been renewed in 2016
Hot water 2016 : new Allpa boiler (heated via the engine or via 220 volt shore power)
Outside water Deck Shower
Number of showers 11x bathroom with a shower and an electric shower water extraction pump
Toilets 1 Manual Jabsco
Radio/CD player Alpine radio/CD player with 2x Magnat speaker in the saloon
Cooker & fuel 3 burner(s) with oven Gas
Fridge & power source Electric toploader refrigerator with a Danfoss compressor
Heating hot air Eberspächer Airtronic D4 with blowing points in the saloon and in the bathroom
The spacious galley is on the starboard side and features a corian worktop and double stainless steel sink.
Wempe clock and Barometer on the main bulkhead.
The floor in the entire ship is equipped with anti-slip.
Blue Alcantara upholstery in the saloon and blue Alcantara mattresses in the aft cabins.
The original mattresses of the front cabin can be included if necessary.
Length of bed in front cabin : 2.20 m.
Length of beds in the aft cabin : 2.15 m.
2016 : LED interior lighting.
2016 : Flexima Comfort mattresses (with a topping) in the front cabin.
2016 : Custom Made fitted sheets (1x white and 1x dark blue) for around the mattresses (with topping) in the front cabin.
2021 : Shower in the cockpit (with hot and cold water).

Engine, electrics

Number of identical engines 1
Starting type Electric
Type Inboard
Brand Yanmar
Model 3-JH4E
Serial number E-01296
Year 2005
Number of cylinders 3
Power 40 hp / 29.83 kW
Hours counter
Engine hours 1,500 (New engine hour counter mounted in 2016, it now shows 830 hours. In the years before that the engine was used much less, estimated approx. 650 hours)
Fuel Diesel
Fuel consumption 3 litre/hour
Transmission Saildrive
Propulsion Folding propellor 2 Blade
Cooling system Indirect
Fuel tanks 1
Total fuel tank(s) capacity 80 Litre
Fuel tank material Stainless steel
Max speed 8 knots
Cruising speed 7 knots
Fuel tank gauge
Battery 2x 200Ah Mastervolt Gel domestic battery (2021) and 1x 50 Ah Optima Red-Top engine battery (2020)
Battery charger 2016 : Mastervolt Chargemaster 12/70-3
Alternator 2016 : 80 A
Shore power fixed 25 A shore power connection with acircuit breaker
Shore power cable
Solar panel 200 Watt 2016 : removable and unfolding Sunware solar panel 200 Wp (unfolded this is 4 solar panels and there are 2 connection points)
Voltage 12V 220V (220 Volt via shore power)
The engine has had a professional service check every spring.
SD40 Yanmar Saildrive.
There is a double Racor diesel filter with water separator at the engine.
4x 220 Volt socket.
3x 12 Volt socket.
2016 : Mastervolt Battery Monitor Mastershunt 500 with easyview.
2016 : 2x Mastervolt Solar regulator (SCM25).
2021 : New engine panel.

Navigation and electronics

Compass Silva (on the steering pedestal)
Log/speed 2016 : Raymarine i70
Depth gauge 2016 : Raymarine i70
Wind gauge 2016 : Raymarine i70
Navigation lights 3-Color masthead- (LED - 2016), anchor (LED - 2016), steam-, bow (LED - 2016) and stern (LED - 2016) lighting
Charts, guides 2016 : digital Navionics map for the chartplotter
Rudder position indicator via autopilot
Autopilot Raymarine with Raymarine i70 display (2016), a Jefa Drive and a Raymarine S100 Smart Controller remote control
GPS Furuno GP32 GPS
Chart plotter 2016 : Raymarine E7 Hybrid Touch (color chart plotter at the steering pedestal)
AIS 2016 : Vesper Marine AIS transceiver
VHF Raymarine DSC 240E with inside and outside connection and speakers
2016 : 2x Raymarine i70 Multifunction color display in a carbon display bracket on the mast.
2016 : 3x Raymarine i70 Multifunction color display on the garage roof.
2016 : 1x Raymarine i70 Multifunction color display in the steering pedestal.

Rig and sails

Sailplan type Fractional 9/10 rigged
Number of masts 1 John Mast
Spars material Aluminium white spray-painted keel-stepped John Mast mast, white spray-painted boom, Rod rigging rigging (renewed in 2016), three sets of white spraypainted
spreaders, hydraulic Navtec backstay tensioner (overhauled in 2016)
Standing rig ROD rigging
Sail surface 99.2 m2
Number of sails 10
Sails material Race High-Tec and 3DL
Sails manufacturer Hagoort & North Sails
Main sail 1x Hagoort (April 2021) Race High-Tec mainsail
Genoa 1x Hagoort (April 2021) Race High-Tec Genoa 3 medium/heavy (108%) with vertical battens and an UV strip, 1x North Sails (2010) 3DL
Marathon Genoa 3 medium/light (108% - very little used), 1x North Sails Genoa 3 heavy (108% - reefable - very little used), 1x North Sails (2005)
3DL Genua 1 medium/heavy (135% - damaged - Delivery sail), 1x North Sails (2005) 3DL Genua 1 medium/light (135%), 1x North Sails (2005)
3DL Genua 4 heavy (85% - never used)
Furling foresail 2016 : Reckmann (drum is mounted below deck)
Spinnaker North Sails : 1x (2005) Spinnaker Light (S2) and 1x (2010) Spinnaker Medium (S4)
Gennaker North Sails : 1x (2010) A-symmetric gennaker (A-1.5) with a trunk
Winches Stainless steel Andersen winches : 4x 40ST and 2x 46ST, fitted with blue protective covers
Manual winches 6
Self-tailing 6
Carbon spinnaker pole with a blue protective cover.
North Sails : dark blue Lazy-Bag mainsail cover with Lazy-Jacks.
North Sails : dark blue mainsail cover with X-40 logo on it.
Sea stay bags for all genoa's.
2x Folding plastic Maststep.
German Mainsheet System.
Dyneema and Vectran halyards (washed annually).
Ronstan deck fittings, mainsheet overruns, genoa rails, blocks and spiblocks.
Under the sprayhood there are 6x Spinlock jammers mounted on both sides of the cabin entrance.
The rigging has been checked annually by a rigger.
There are some corrosion spots visible around the stainless steel fittings mounted on the white painted mast and boom.

Deck Equipment

Anchors & material Renewed in 2016 : 1x  Rocna 20 kg Galvanized with approx. 50 meters stainless steel anchor chain
Anchor connection Chain
Anchor windlass Electric Lofrans X2 anchor winch in the anchor bin, with a remote control
Sprayhood Dark blue sprayhood (Flush folding) with stainless steel rods
Sea rails stainless steel stantions with double-wire stainless steel sea railing wire
Push- and pulpit(s)
Swimming platform with teak
Swimming ladder stainless steel
Teak deck
Fenders, lines 6x fender and 6x mooring line
Cockpit table Removable and folding teak cockpit table (size larger than standard).
Removable sunshades on the boom.
Removable hardwood gangway with attachment to transom.


Life buoy
Life raft 6 Person Seago life raft in a Valise (inspected in 2016)
Bilge pump 1x manual and 1x electric (2016)
Fire extinguisher 2x fire extinguisher (to be inspected/renewed)
Radar reflector
Gas bottle locker with drain
Self-draining cockpit
Emergency tiller.
Stainless steel folding eyes in cockpit for Life-Lines.
Life-Line straps on deck.
Life-joon in holder on stern.
Built-in safe.


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Energy and propulsion

  • Engine manufacturer:
    Yanmar 3-JH4E
  • Engine power:
    40 Hp / 29 kW (hp)
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  • Fuel tank size:
    80 l
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  • Rigging type:
    Fractional 9/10 rigged
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  • Main sail:
    1x Hagoort (April 2021) Race High-Tec mainsail
  • Genuas:
    1x Hagoort (April 2021) Race High-Tec Genoa 3 medium/heavy (108%) with vertical battens and an UV strip. North Sails : 1x (2010) 3DL Marathon Genoa 3 medium/light (108% - very little used), 1x Genoa 3 heavy (108% - reefable - very little used), 1x (2005)
  • Spinnaker:
    1x (2005) Spinnaker Light (S2) and 1x (2010) Spinnaker Medium (S4)
  • Gennaker:
    1x (2010) A-symmetric gennaker (A-1.5) with a snuffer

Other specifications

  • CE Certification:
    Category A - Ocean
  • Designer:
    Niels Jeppesen