Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.
1818 Maritime Mews Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6H 3X2
X-Yachts Xc 45 - main image

2011 X-Yachts Xc 45

location icon VANCOUVER, Canada
Year 2011
Length 45 ft
Builder/Manufacturer X Yachts

"Skyedancer"  is a 3 cabin 2 head owners master forward with large Island berth. The interior is finished in teak with Danish craftsmanship. 

The X-Yachts XC 45 was designed and built as a no compromise performance cruiser and rigged to sail anywhere you choose to travel in both style and grace. A true Bluewater cruiser that can race competitively in offshore rally's. Extremely well constructed with a steel grid structure and a keel stepped triple spreader mast.

Built in 2011 and dry stored every winter under a full winter cover. Very low hours and loaded with additional equipment and extra's.

A must see if you are looking for a classic looking performance offshore cruising sailboat that is built for the elements.

Price recently reduced for Spring 2019 delivery.

On display at the Seattle Boats Afloat show and Vancouver Boat show on Granville Island


Year Built 2011
Category Sail
Length Overall 45 ft
Beam 15'5 ft
Max Draft 7'2 ft
Cabins 3
Cabin Headroom 6'5 ft
Electrical System 24 V
Double Berths 3
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Other
Drive Type Sail
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 75 hp
Cruising Speed 8.3 kn
Prop. Cruise Speed 2200
Fuel Tanks 2
Fuel Tank Cap. 116 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Aluminum
Water Tanks 2
Water Tank Cap. 162 gal
Water Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Water Heaters 1
Water Heater Cap. 11 gal
Holding Tanks 2
Holding Tank Cap. 16 gal
Holding Tank Mat. Plastic
Dry Weight 29,145 lb
Ballast 11,331 lb
Displacement 29,145 lb
Displacement Type Dry Load
Windlass Electric

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo
Model: D2-75 Hp
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 75hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
Year: 2011
Engine Hours: 545
Engine Location: Center
Manufacturer Provided Description

The Xc 45 was the first of a dedicated range of X Cruising yachts launched by X-Yachts in 2009 in response to customer demand. The Xc 45 made an immediate impact, winning European Yacht of the Year.

The Xc 45 is still offered in production and available in a 2019 40th anniversary edition.


  • Built in sandwich construction with vinylester and polyester resin and structural compressed foam
  • Bi-directional E-glass strategically positioned for strength and weight optimization
  • Solid laminate in high stress areas around keel, rudder and through hull fittings
  • Outer surface layer of hull in white sprayed NGA Gelcoat (RAL 9010 white) with 3 waterlines in NGA Gelcoat (RAL 7011 dark grey)
  • Hull moulded in female moulds for highest quality surface finish
  • Steel frame - hot-galvanized, high strength, laminated into hull to absorb all loads from keel, mast and rigging
  • Single point hoist for easy and safe lifting and launching of yacht
  • Bathing platform incorporated in transom port with powered hoisting and lowering system
  • Bathing ladder in stainless steel mounted onto bathing platform
  • Continuous stainless steel rail protection mounted on sheerline
  • X-Yachts style hull recessed portlights (6 pcs)
  • Built in sandwich construction with vinylester and polyester resin and structural compressed foam
  • Bi-directional E-glass strategically positioned for strength and weight optimization
  • Outer surface layer of deck in white sprayed NGA Gelcoat (RAL 9010 white)
  • Deck and locker lids moulded in female moulds for highest quality surface finish
  • Teak, vaccum applied, 9 mm nominal thickness on side deck, coach roof, cockpit sole, seats and bathing platform
  • Bulwark with teak capping incorporated in deck/hull design
  • Anchor locker - drained with space for 50 m anchor chain
  • Gas locker for 2 x 10lb. Fiberglass gas bottles located in starboard side of aft deck
  • Space for a 6 man life raft (530x325x800 mm) in stb side transom locker
  • Gas springs fitted to all cockpit lockers (4 pcs)
  • Halyard locker recessed into cockpit
  • Cockpit table with space for navigational instruments (see extras) and compass
  • First class craftsmanship characterize the wooden interior with a minimum number of visible screws
  • Pre-selected, top grade teak veneer used throughout the yacht in varnished and hand polished satin finish
  • Bulkheads in various thicknesses bonded to hull
  • Bulkheads with white laminate surfaces with recessed teak panel looks
  • GRP deck inner liner with integrated light fittings
  • GRP hull liners for and aft including head floors and shower trays
  • Floorboards of 20 mm marine plywood with imitated teak and Gaboon inlay stripes and inspection hatches to access bilge
  • Freeboard in cabins of lined vinyl covered 4 mm plywood
  • Soft white headlining panels in main cabin and owners
  • Companionway steps are curved unvarnished teak and part of forward engine compartment openable door
  • Handrails by entrance and alongside coach roof port lights in main cabin
  • Blinds and fly screen throughout on Oceanair skylights

Owner's cabin

  • Large double centre berth (200 x 150 cm) with curved laminated battens for improved ventilation and comfort
  • Settee to starboard (95 x 35 cm)
  • Double wardrobe (100 x 72 cm) to starboard with shelves and hangers
  • Drawers below wardrobe on starboard (3 pcs)
  • Freeboard cupboards and shelves above berth
  • Extra shelving behind mast box (200 x 20 x 35 cm)
  • Storage space under owners berth for bedding
  • Floorboards with inspection hatch for good access to speed and depth transducers

Owner's head

  • Bulkheads with white laminate surfaces
  • Techma Marine toilet - fresh water flushed 
  • Dedicated shower compartment with Plexi glass doors
  • Tabletop and wash basin in white GRP
  • Single lever luxury mixer taps for wash basin and shower
  • Electrical pump for shower floor sump (1 pcs), automatic
  • Towel hooks and paper holder in stainless steel (2 pcs)
  • Mirror integrated in cupboard doors (2 pcs)
  • Galley, U-shaped (163 cm x 151 cm). Large table top made in Camoan white Corian Sink, rectangular recessed stainless steel with single lever mixing tap with 2 cutting boards made of Delrin material
  • Cool box, GRP top opened 140 litres with 100 mm insulation, built in Isotherm SP accumulator plate cooled by water cooled Danfoss compressor
  • Gas stove, ENO with 3 jets and oven is gimballed 
  • Shelves, drawers and lockers with plexi glass sliding doors provide storage space for cutlery and food
  • Waste bin mounted under sinks
  • Large storage in multiple cupboards, drawers and cabinets
  • Main engine Volvo 75 HP diesel with Sail-drive freshwater cooled.  2 Alternator charging capacity 60 A @ 12V and 80 A @ 24V
  • Full engine and fluid service January 2019 
  • Special engine room sound insulation ensures low noise level
  • Engine is easily accessible for service from front through the companionway and from side through aft cabin
  • Gori Folding propeller, 3-bladed bronze for S-drive with Overdrive
  • Engine control panel and throttle/gear lever placed in starboard cockpit coaming.
  • Engine control panel incorporates rpm
    meter, hour counter, acoustic alarm for oil pressure and cooling water temperature.
  • Tanks in aluminium for fuel (440 l) below saloon seats. VDO analogue level gauge, baffles, inspection hatches, separator incl. filter and shut-of valve and deck fill
  • Alarm and warning light activated in cockpit when consumption tank needs refilling
  • 24V DC House system throughout the yacht
  • X-Yachts main switch board with 27 automatic fuses and 3 analogue VDO meters
  • 12V DC system for main engine installation
  • 24V to 12V converter for electronics installation
  • Combined deck and steaming light fitted
  • All cabling terminates in “dry” GRP box fitted behind main electrical panel for added safety
  • AGM batteries (240 Ah @ 24V) are securely mounted under main cabin sofa 
  • Separate engine battery (55 Ah, 12V) mounted near main engine for services only main engine
  • Shore power installation with 30 Amp Smart Plug shore power inlet socket mounted in cockpit. The 110V AC distribution box with ground fault circuit breaker and 110V AC socket mounted at nav station
  • Combined charger inverter 24V/1600 W/40A including remote control unit, mounted incl. 4 x 110V sockets mounted one in galley, chart table, owners cabin and owners toilet.
  • 24V halogen lights fitted for general purpose below deck throughout the cabins
  • Chart table light fitted
  • General lights and dome spotlights integrated in inner liner
  • Reading lights placed throughout aft cabin, main cabin and owners cabin (8 pcs)
Electronics & Navigation
  • Raymarine GPS Chart plotter
  • Raymarine digital Radar
  • AIS receive and Broadcast
  • Raymarine Jumbo repeaters x 2
  • Raymarine i70 repeaters at Nav station
  • Raymarine multi display in masters Stateroom
  • Raymarine Autopliot
  • Raymarine remote contollers
  • Icom VHF and RAM mic in cockpit
  • 19" navigation screen at Nav station
  • Digital Raymarine Raydome radar on Radar post
  • PYI Radar mast for radar and wireless antennae
Mast and Rigging
  • Fractional Jon Mast  triple spreader, tapered silver anodized aluminium mast stepped on steel frame, specially designed for Xc 45
  • Harken Y Track for Mainsail with sail cars
  • Combined deck and steaming light, Windex with light, tube for additional electrical equipment and 2 mast steps fitted
  • Silver anodized boom with double line reefing and internal boom outhaul with control on boom, telescopic vang and outer purchase block system

Standing Rigging

  • Split backstay fitted with single Navtec 10 integral backstay adjuster on starboard side and turnbuckle on port
  • Tip cups in stainless steel fitted to stainless steel tie rods 
  • Discontinuous rod rigging throughout with rod turnbuckles
  • Chain plates in stainless steel for forestay and split backstay 

Running Rigging

  • Spectra halyards led back to cockpit for easy handling:
  • Main halyard 12 mm 
  • Genoa halyard 12 mm 
  • Mast head spinnaker halyard 12 mm 
  • Spectra and polyester control and reefing lines led back to cockpit self-tailing winches 
  • Mainsheet 10 mm (
  • Genoa sheet 12 mm (2 pcs)
  • Reef 1 10 mm 
  • Reef 2 10 mm 
  • Furling control line 10 mm 
  • Outhaul line 8 mm on boom
  • Vang control line 8 mm 
  • Flag pole, teak with bronze bushing (1 pcs)
  • Fire extinguishers, dry powder of 2 kg each, fitted throughout the yacht (3 pcs)
  • Fenders, white air-filled with lanyards and X-Yachts logo (4 pcs)
  • Mooring ropes, polyester 20 m x 14 mm (2 pcs)

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Additional Contact Information

Ian Fraser on Mobile number is +1-604-377-4773