The XS27 is offered ready to sail with a Main, Jib Sail and Jenniker / Spinnaker along with its own Trolley. The boat is fitted with Harken fittings, Marlow Ropes, rigging wires from Blue Wave, imported hatches and port holes on the cabin to keep them ventilated. However, the rest of the boat is completely indigenous – Spars, Sails from our sail loft, and all the steel and other deck fittings and some blocks are from our own manufacturing program. The boat is equipped with a small Toilet area with a Jabisco Toilet, fresh water tanks with a foot pump to ensure smooth flow of water into the basin.
XS Marines has entered into a Production Agreement with Dudley Dix Designs to build boats in FRP locally in India. The XS27 is one such sailing boat. She is based on the famous Didi26 platform and based on our agreement allowing us to modify the boats suitably we have created the XS27 in FRP construction. The first boat – “Tikla Queen” has been recently launched and one can see her regularly sailing in Mumbai harbour.
The following electrical accessories are also provided – Electric Bilge Pumps, Set of Navigation lights on cabin and the mast, internal lighting to suit the client’s requirement.
Length overall: 27 ft 4 inches
Length at waterline: 26 ft 6 inches
Beam (max.): 9 ft
Standard draft: 5.58 (ft) / 1.70 mtrs
Minimum draft: 1.64 (ft) / 0.50 mtrs (for lifting keel version)
Displacement: 3307 (lbs) / 1500 kgs
Ballast: 959 (lbs) / 435 kgs
Sails area: 344.00 (sqft) / 31.94 sq mtrs
Mainsail: 220.00 (sqft) / 20.48 sg mtrs
Genoa: 123.00 (sqft) / 11.46 sq mtrs
I (rating): 29.79 (ft) /9.08 mtrs
J (rating): 8.86 (ft) / 2.70 mtrs
P (rating): 34.45 (ft) / 10.50 mtrs
E (rating): 12.80 (ft) / 3.90 mtrs