X-79

Specifications

Length 7.9m (26')
Crew 5
Width 2.88m
Draft 1.32
Displacement 1552 kg
Jib 12.5 m2
Genoa 18.5 m2
Mainsail 20.3 m2
Spinnaker 54.0 m2
The boat was designed by Niels Jeppesen and built by Nordsø Bådeværft, now X-Yachts in Haderslev in the period 1979 to 1995.
The boat is crewed by five people, although two experienced sailors can easily handle it.

Exocet - the boat owned by DTU-Sejlsport was built in 1986 and has sail number DEN 348.