X-99

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Current Specifications
Crew 6
LOA 10 m (33 ft)
LWL 8.5 m (28 ft)
Beam 3 m (9.8 ft)
Draft 1.75 m (5.7 ft)
Hull weight 2,980 kg (6,570 lb), Ballast 1,300 kg (2,900 lb)
Mainsail area 32.3 m^2
Jib / Genoa area 30 m^2
Spinnaker area 78 m^2

History[edit]

The X-99 was designed by Niels Jeppesen and built by X-Yachts and first launched in 1985 with 605 built. Oak frame: Hull no 1 -to 259 and hull no 270, 263 and 267 Steal frame introduced 1990 Hull no 260 and onwards except 270, 263, 267 Alu. framed windows introduced 1991 (MK I) Hull no 288 and onwards except 290 and 310 Volvo engine introduced 1991 (MK I) Hull no 288 and onwards except 290 and 310 MK II introduced 1996 Hull no 500. From there on the MK II was sold with slightly different features as two windows, needle rudder bearing and a different water pass design. The class was recognised by the International Sailing Federation from the late 1997 to November 2010 during this period the class was entitled to an official World Championship.

Events[edit]

World Champions[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
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1997, Medemblick,
NED 44
 Walter Geurts (NED)
NED 4894
 Peter van Veen (NED)
DEN 518 XAOS
 Rainer Wolff (DEN)
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1998, Travemünde
DEN 530 www.x-99.dk
 (sailor) (DEN)
DEN 512 Alice II
 (sailor) (DEN)
GER 410 Next Step
 (sailor) (SWE)
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1999, Marstrand
DEN 526
 Flemming FJORD (DEN)
DEN 542
 Lars Thiellesen (DEN)
SWE 288
 Michael Collberg (SWE)
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2000, Ramsgate
DEN 526 - Humbug
 Flemming FJORD (DEN)
NED 6387 - X-treem
 Bart Van Aken (NED)
DEN 561 - Sirena
 Peter Buhl (DEN)
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2001, Skoshoved
DEN 577
 Team Nescafé (DEN)
EST 275
 Peter Saraskin (EST)
DEN 126
 Fut-fut-fut-nu-kører-toget (DEN)
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2002, Medemblik
DEN 577
 Flemming FJORD (DEN)
EST 275
 Peter Saraskin (EST)
GER 4392
 Frank Zaun (GER)
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2003, Sandefjord
DEN 598
 Flemming FJORD (DEN)
SWE 288
 Mats Victorin (DEN)
DEN 573
 Bolvig/Galskov (DEN)
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2004, Bregenz
GER 408
 Christian Soyka (GER)
AUT 568
 Mads Christensen (AUT)
EST 336
 Peter Saraskin (EST)
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2005, Gromitz
DEN 598
 Flemming FJORD (DEN)
EST 327
 Mati Sepp (EST)
DEN 573
 Peter Bolvig (DEN)
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2006, Borgholm
EST 355 TEAM ELION
 Jaak Jõgi (EST)
EST 327 ALEXELA
 Mati Sepp (EST)
SWE 465
 Fredrik Malmén (SWE)
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2007, Kopenhagen YC Lynetten
GER 408 Baltic Bay Laboe
 Christian Soyka (GER)
EST 275 SAXAD
 Mati Sepp (EST)
DEN 329 Pilen
 Bo Selko (DEN)
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2008, Medmemblik
GER 408 Baltic Bay Laboe
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 446 - Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
DEN 573 Niller
 Jens Haldager (DEN)
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2009, Åsgårdstrand
GER 408 IMMAC sailing team
 Christian Soyka (GER)
DEN 605 FREM
 Per Jungersen/Mads Christensen (GER)
GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
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2010, Langenargen (Bodensee)
SUI 430 Salon Bleu
 Tino Ellegast (GER)
GER 408 IMMAC sailing team
 Christian Soyka (GER)
DEN 573 Niller
 Jens Haldager (DEN)

Gold Cup[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
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2011, Kiel
GER 408
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
GER 535 Newport Storm
 Jan-Hendrik Franzen (GER)
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2012, Marstrand
GER 408 IMMAC X
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
DEN 517 Mille
 Kim Rasmussen (DEN)
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2013, Copenhagen
GER 408 IMMAC X
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
DEN 517 Mille
 Kim Rasmussen (DEN)

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