X-79

The boat was designed by Niels Jeppesen and built by Nordsø Bådeværft, now X-Yachts in Haderslev in the period 1979 to 1995. It's normally crewed by five people, although two experienced sailors can easily handle it.

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

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