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2013 XS-500 XS-Ribs
The X-500 is the bench mark size for sailing club rescue, powered well by a 40-50 hp motor this offers a safe table working platform for inshore and freshwater use. Powered by a larger motor, 50 hp + this craft is also well suited to Diving, general sports boat performance, family fun and a multitude of other applications.
|Number of chambers:||5|
|Max Wieght of Motor:||185kgs|
|Payload:||800 Kgs / 7 Persons|
|Top / Cruise Speed:||45/25 Kts|
|Displacement in Tons:||0.29|
Features / Options
XS - VALUE
Small Single Jockey Console, back rest and 2 x hatches
Storage for 25 L outboard tank & battery compartment.
No Feed Back mechanical steering to suit single motor with padded steering wheel
Fibreglass non slip floor
Open bow locker, cleat and eye bolt
Tube top protection patches
D section rubbing strake to tube
Bow rope guide in rubber
External looped lifelines on tubes
5 compartment collar
Stainless steel bow eye, 2 x stainless steel transom U bolts
Rear deck well
SMALL JOCKEY CONSOLE
Suitable to seat 1 person, storage of battery under the seat and a 25 L portable or fitted 70 L tank in the head of the unit. The Inboard tank is an optional extra.
The SMALL console is supplied as STANDARD in the XS 500 unless your specifically request the LARGE unit.
It has access via a hatch in to the battery compartment and a hatch in to the tank storage area.
We offer a large jockey console as well however it does take up more room in the craft and is less suitable.
The console shown here has the optional screen and inboard tank fitted.
OPEN BOW LOCKER
As standard we fit an open bow locker with cleat and eye bolt.
OPEN REAR WELL
As standard there is a generous rear well with a large diameter baler fitted.
An electric bilge pump is an option.
VARIABLE V HULL
The XS-460-500-540 all share the same variable V hull.
This offers excellent stability and handling whlst being driven well by comapritively small motors.
The craft have excellent stability at speed and at rest and the efficient hull gives exciting performance with most engine combinations.
COMPARISON SMALL AND LARGE CONSOLE
Shown here are the basic mouldings for the SMALL AND LARGE jockey console so that you can get an idea of the size difference between them.
SMALL CONSOLE, DOUBLE SEAT MODULE
Shown here from above this XS 500 has a SMALL Console and a double seat module in line.
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