The X-Yachts Xp55 New Edition!

Over the last few months, X-Yachts production has been working on the new version of the Xp 55. The boat was finished recently and is under transportation to the first boat show. There are many new features in this new edition - below you will find just some of the adjustments:New Nordic Oak Veneer & Teak FloorboardNew Owner's cabin style inclu...
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Introduction of the X4⁹

At the end of June, X-Yachts introduced the new X4⁹. And so far, the interest for this boat has been huge; 5 boats were sold during the first month after the announcement - indicating that this model seems to have hit a soft spot.The X4⁹ is offered at an introduction price of  479,900 Euros for the 10 first models. Included in this price is X-Yacht...
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"V I X E N" Arrives

The first X-Yachts Xc-38 on the Mid-Atlantic is unloaded in Baltimore harbor.  Notice something missing?  X-Yachts are so well designed, that they are able to utilize a single point lift for launching. Keep your eyes out for "V I X E N" cruising along Chesapeake.  

Congratulations X-Yachts Xp44's!

 t Draconis 2nd place at the 2017 Transpac Honolulu Race  Sitella2nd place at the Screwpile Lighthouse ChallengeSitella

2001 TAYANA 52

To say that this Tayana 52 is cruise ready is an understatement.  This shoal draft 52 has received the utmost care and her knowledgeable owners have made significant and thoughtful upgrades throughout. Her 3 cabin aft cockpit layout provides comfortable sea berths offshore and an interior built for extended stays thanks to the c...
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X-Yachts X4 wins Cruising World's 'Best Full-Sized Cruiser Under 50 Feet!'

THE WINNER OF THE 2017 BEST FULL-SIZE CRUISER UNDER 50 FEET.By Herb McCormickRead the full article here.Winner: X-Yachts X4Many sailors believe that sizewise, the sweet spot for cruising boats lies somewhere between 40 and 50 feet. That was certainly the case in the 2017 Boat of the Year contest, where five strong competitors — the Catalina 425, Du...
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All The Way Around!

Xp 44, GarliX, completes the World ARC!All the way around!Congratulations to Xp44, Garlix on completing the World ARC!You may remember when X-Yachts reported back in 2015 on the sailing yacht Garlix, the Xp44, who had just completed the World Cruising Club ARC rally and was getting ready to head off on an adventure of a lifetime taking part in the ...
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The Brand New X4

X-Yachts unveils the second model in its newest range of performance cruisersX4 is the second model to be launched by X-Yachts in the brand new range, X. The first model in this range to be designed was the X6 which is set to launch in May 2016.Designed to complement both the existing two ranges, Xperformance (Xp) and Xcruising (Xc), X models will ...
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Buying a Bluewater Boat

Thinking about purchasing a bluewater sailboat? Check out our article in Latitudes Magazine on choosing the perfect one.https://issuu.com/worldcruising/docs/latitudes_usa_4_-_2015_web/31?e=8544992/31966528

K A T A N A

" K A T A N A "/kəˈtɑːnə/noun1. a long, curved single-edged sword traditionally used by Japanese samurai.X-Yachts Xp44  " K A T A N A "  is here.If you sail the Chesapeake, you may catch a glimpse of her transom this summer. For a closer look, join us at the Annapolis Sailboat Show this Fall.  

A Journey to X-Yachts

No, you are not looking at Sir Richard Branson's SpaceShip. This is a photograph of a brand new X-Yachts Xp44 (& her excited owner) shown in the spotless X-Yachts Production facility in Haderslev, Denmark. She is currently aboard a 7 Star Transport Ship en route to her new home in Annapolis, MD.Below, New X-Yachts are in various stages of compl...
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The Yacht (broker) Life

Interested in learning about the exciting life as Yacht Broker? Listen to this podcast of Andy Schell of 59 North, Ltd. interviewing Forbes Horton in our Annapolis office.http://59-north.com/sailfeed/2015/3/30/forbes-horton

Hinckley Little Harbor WhisperJet 44 Cruising on the Chesapeake Bay

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Spring Snow

The beautiful Selene 53, "Bella" doesn't mind a little Spring showers snow during her survey & sea trial!

New Listings

Forbes Horton Yachts is pleased to offer a variety of Sail & Power Vessels new to the brokerage market. We may be dodging blizzards these days, but the sun filled weekends of summer are not far off!  Whether you have weekend jaunts to St. Michaels in mind or are aiming to win the next Bermuda race we are here to make it happen regardless of you...
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X-Yachts Xc-35 Named Boat of the Year!

As predicted, the Xc-35 from X-Yachts has won over the critics on both sides of the Atlantic and has been awarded the prestigious Sail Magazine award for the best monohull 31-40ft.  The Xc series has filled a niche in the market in that it is ideally suited for those who like sailing fast without leaving comfort at the dock.  The Xc series is best ...
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X-Yachts XC 35 Sailing on the Chesapeake Bay

We had a great 2014 Annapolis Sailboat Show last week. We placed 3 new orders for  2015 X-Yachts and are excited to have an XC 35 right here at Bert Jabin's Yacht Yard. She is available for tours, test sails and purchase. Take a look at how she gently slices through the waters of the Chesapeake Bay on a test sail last week.[embed]https://www.youtub...
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Xc 35 Review

Read this review of X-Yachts XC 35 from Bob Perry of Sailing Magazine and then come visit us next week at the Annapolis Sailboat Show to review this vessel for yourself. The Annapolis Sailboat Show will take place October 9-13 at City Dock, Annapolis. See you there!

Annapolis to Bermuda Race Begins Friday!

 The 19th biennial Annapolis to Bermuda (A2B) Race leaves from the Eastport Yacht Club on Friday, June 6th.  Be sure to track the progress of the race here.The first Annapolis To Bermuda Race was established in 1979 with seven yachts that competed informally. The organizers determined there was sufficient interest for this type of race and it becam...
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The Blue Angels are Back!

The Blue Angels returned with an incredible show for the first time since 2010. It was great to see so many familiar faces (and even more familiar boats) out on the water today. Go Navy!© Jamie Horton Photography