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New boats 2017

2016 September 1

We run down some of the new sailboats hitting the water for 2017

Xquisite Yachts X5

This cruising catamaran is built in Cape Town, South Africa, by newcomer, Xquisite Yachts. Comfort is king, as a generator, air-conditioning, watermaker, washing machine, electric winches and davits are all standard. The X5 should provide families with many luxuries during extended cruises, and is built to Category A offshore certification and powered by twin 80-horsepower Yanmar engines. LOA 50’6”; Beam 26’3”; Draft 4’11”; Displ. 39,683 lbs.; Sail area 1,431 sq. ft., www.xquisiteyachts.com. Price: $1.2 million

Scheduled boat shows: Annapolis, Miami

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