X boat (dinghy)
|LOA||16 ft (4.9 m)|
|Beam||6.1 ft (1.9 m)|
|Draft||2 ft 7 in (0.79 m)|
|Hull weight||470 lb (210 kg)|
|Total sail area||109.75 sq ft (10.196 m2)|
|Mainsail area||85 sq ft (7.9 m2)|
|Jib / Genoa area||24.75 sq ft (2.299 m2)|
The X boat is a 16-foot (4.9 m) sailing dinghy designed as a safe, uncomplicated junior trainer for beginners. This hard-chined, pointed bow centerboard boat is the only non-scow governed by the Inland Lake Yachting Association. It is also known as the X Class, X Scow and Cub Boat.
"Melges Performance Sailboats - X Boats (Cub Boats)". http://www.melges.com/xboat.html. Retrieved 2007-09-15.