X-99

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X-99
X-99 red.svg
Class symbol
Boat
Crew 6
Draft 1.75 m (5.7 ft)
Hull
Hull weight 2,980 kg (6,570 lb), Ballast 1,300 kg (2,900 lb)
LOA 10 m (33 ft)
LWL 8.5 m (28 ft)
Beam 3 m (9.8 ft)
Sails
Mainsail area 32.3 m^2
Jib / Genoa area 30 m^2
Spinnaker area 78 m^2
Former Class of World Sailing

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 Championships[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1997 Medemblik,  Netherlands
Walter Geurts
 Netherlands
Peter van Veen
 XAOS (DEN)
Rainer Wolff
1998 Travemünde  www.x-99.dk (DEN)  Alice II (DEN)  Next Step (SWE)
1999 Marstrand  Denmark
Flemming Fjord
 Denmark
Lars Thiellesen
 Sweden
Michael Collberg
2000 Ramsgate  Humbug (DEN)
Flemming Fjord
 X-treem (NED)
Bart van Aken
 Sirena (DEN)
Peter Buhl
2001 Skoshoved  Team Nescafé (DEN)  Estonia
Peter Saraskin
 Fut-fut-fut-nu-kører-toget (DEN)
2002 Medemblik  Denmark
Flemming Fjord
 Estonia
Peter Saraskin
 Germany
Frank Zaun
2003 Sandefjord  Denmark
Flemming Fjord
 Denmark
Mats Victorin
 Denmark
Bolvig
Galskov
2004 Bregenz  Germany
Christian Soyka
 Austria
Mads Christensen
 Estonia
Peter Saraskin
2005 Gromitz  Denmark
Flemming Fjord
 Estonia
Mati Sepp
 Denmark
Peter Bolvig
2006 Borgholm  Team Elion (EST)
Jaak Jõgi
 Alexela (EST)
Mati Sepp
 Sweden
Fredrik Malmén
2007 Copenhagen  Baltic Bay Laboe (GER)
Christian Soyka
 Saxad (EST)
Mati Sepp
 Pilen (DEN)
Bo Selko
2008 Medmemblik  Baltic Bay Laboe (GER)
Christian Soyka
 Team Xive (GER)
Martin Christiansen
 Niller (DEN)
Jens Haldager
2009 Åsgårdstrand  Immac sailing team (GER)
Christian Soyka
 Frem (GER)
Per Jungersen
Mads Christensen
 Team Xive (GER)
Martin Christiansen
2010 Langenargen  Salon Bleu (GER)
Tino Ellegast
 Immac sailing team (GER)
Christian Soyka
 Niller (DEN)
Jens Haldager

Gold Cup[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2011, Kiel GER 408
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
GER 535 Newport Storm
 Jan-Hendrik Franzen (GER)
2012, Marstrand GER 408 IMMAC X
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
DEN 517 Mille
 Kim Rasmussen (DEN)
2013, Copenhagen GER 408 IMMAC X
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
DEN 517 Mille
 Kim Rasmussen (DEN)
2014, Warnemünde GER 446 Team Xive
 Martin Christiansen (GER)
GER 408 Grün
 Christian Soyka (GER)
GER 108 Fiefdeeler
 Christian Schönrock (GER)

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