|Designer:||X-Yachts Design Team|
Querencia is available for delivery to the East Coast port of the buyers choosing at the end of June 2022.
European Yacht of the Year 2017
Querencia as a well equipped and ORC optimized X4.3 that has been lovingly cared for by her owners since delivery in August 2018. Since delivery she has been upgraded with many notable cruising and racing features that allow this X4.3 to be cruised by a couple, raced double handed, or fully crewed including distance ocean racing. Based in Annapolis, Querencia has participated in 24-hour double handed distance races (winning her ORC class 1 in 2020) and notably placed in the top half of her class in the 2021 Annapolis to Newport Race. While not on the race course the owners cruised with family and friends through-out the Chesapeake and New England.
The interior is of the preferred Standard Layout, with three cabins and a large mid-ships head. An aft facing nav station, large saloon and galley, and ample storage through-out make this a winner in every category.
Well positioned for the next owner to continue with offshore racing and fast cruising this is a rare find in todays market of limited availability in late model, well equipped quality yachts. Querencia is in better than ex-factory condition, being heavily upgraded above spec. This is your chance to save on the time and investment of a new build and be sailing this year.
Querencia is scheduled to take part in the bi-annual Newport to Bermuda Race in June. After the race Querencia can be delivered by the seller to the port of the buyers choosing on the East Coast, ready to go on her next adventure.
Please see the rest of the listing details for a complete specification and list of upgrades.
|Water Tank Capacity:||90 Gallons|
|Fuel Tank Capacity:||53 Gallons|
|Number of Engines:||1|
|Engine Hours:||500 Hours|
Querencia is setup with the standard interior layout, which is three cabins, a large saloon, galley, nav station, and a mid-ships head with separate toilet/shower area. As an added feature the floorboards maybe fastened down, a requirement in the safety regulations of many popular offshore distance races.
Danish design and architecture is famous for its clean and timeless style. The X4.3 interior is designed to work at open sea as well as moored. The utmost care has been taken to design the interior of the X4.3. From the basic layout, to the smallest details, everything has been carefully chosen to ensure that the X4.3 is a perfect blue water cruising boat.
Interior surface finish is veneered with Nordic Oak. Floorboards of 16 mm marine plywood with imitated teak laminate and inspection hatches to access bilge.
Companionway with steps of curved unvarnished teak. Stainless steel handrails by entrance and alongside coach roof. Portlights in main cabin.
The master cabin is located forward and features a double size island berth with split cushions. The berth bottom is hinged, allowing for it to be easily raised to access a large storage area with four subdivided compartments. There is further storage beneath pullout panels and under the forward portion of the bed. Along the forward bulkhead is a lighted bookshelf with 12V outlet and two reading lamps. Along the port and starboard sides is a shelf that leads to a pair of lockers with room to hang garments and additional shelves. At the base of the hanging lockers is a pair of drawers and a shelf that also has a cushion so that it may be used as a seat while getting dressed.
There are also a pair of 12V fans, 12V USB outlets, and 110v outlet (starboard side) arranged on the forward facing of the hanging lockers. Ample light and ventilation is provided by three fixed portlights and three opening deck hatches. The deck hatches are fitted with OceanAir sun shades/bug screens and the side portlights have a snap-on cover.
The saloon is classically arranged with a port side galley, starboard side nav station. The dinette is located just forward of the galley, in a U-shape with plush cushions and a large setback, allowing for easy lounging or use as a sea-berth. On starboard the settee doubles as a seat for the nav station. Ventilation is provided be a set of opening portlights in the saloon and galley with OceanAir shades. Over head there are two opening deck hatches.
A double set of aft cabins increases the storage space and living area for guests/crew. Each cabin is fitted with a hanging locker and cubbies, as well as a removable pipe-berth for additional storage or sleeping room for off-watch crew.
Washroom located to starboard with access to a shower compartment and to the aft cabin. Moulded wash basin with single lever luxury mixer tap, upper cabinet, towel rail and mirror. Dedicated shower/toilet compartment forward of the washroom with a regular size manually operated marine toilet and shower with automatic electric sump pump.
The galley is nicely appointed for preparing lunch on the hook or dinner for a full crew while underway.
The aft facing nav station is well equipped for usability and comfort of the navigator.