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1979 Molich X Meter Sail boat for sale, Second-hand

£ 325000
Lying: Copenhagen - DK
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Contact: Nicolle Associates (Trade)
(Adrian Nicolle)


Copenhagen - DK


Molich / X Meter


1 (exc saloon)


39.37 feet

Boat Description

Designed and built by Poul Molich's Hundested boatyard, north west of Copenhagen, this rare and particularly beautiful classic Molich X Meter has been with the same family since 1993; She is well equipped and in very good condition.
Molich's reputation for the quality of build, attention to detail, and creating from scratch every single part of a vessel was second to none. This attention to detail is certainly evident in the Molich X Meter (also known as the Molich 10 Meter).
This Molich X Meter sleeps four in a forward V-berth which converts to a double and twin berths in the saloon, and benefits from continual maintenance with new sails (April 2020) and recently replaced teak decks, sail drive engine, electrical system, cushions, water and diesel tanks, windows, boom cover, cockpit tent and sprayhood.
Although the Molich X Meter was intended as a fast sailing yacht, it has also had great success as a cruising yacht, combining speed with excellent seagoing capabilities and a robust ability to withstand everything.
Construction of these special yachts stopped during the '90s with the price of a newbuild Molich X Meter with equipment expected in a new boat approaching 1 million.
Today it is a boat for connoisseurs who go for the beautiful lines, the good sailing properties and the great quality that Poul Molich stood for.
Key maintenance items
Engine: Yanmar diesel 18 hp
New sails (April 2020)
Reinforced keel support (1995)
New mast and rigging (1999)
New teak deck (2007)
New engine (500 hours)
Sail drive
Prop Max Propeller
New electrical system,
New refrigerator, galley with gas burner
New cushions
New water and diesel tanks
New windows (2010)
New self-tailing Andersen winches
New boom cover (2015)
Cockpit tent (2010)
Sprayhood (2019)
GPS nautical chart plotter
Sonar and log
Negative points advised by seller
In 2018 a 1-2 centimeter diameter section of osmosis was found on the starboard side, she was not sandblasted because the boatbuilder said “it is 40 years old, the boat is not sandwich construction build but pure fiberglass, is it not even soft at the spot, don't sandblast your boat”
So he recommended that the antifouling was removed and the boat washed with plenty of fresh-water after which five New layers of International VCtar (epoxy primer) were added then International VC17 antifoul applied.
Looking at the boat now after a winter on land it is very hard to see where it was.
The boat is 40 years old, a new owner might consider painting the freeboard.

Nicolle Associates offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
- This vessel is VAT not applicable due to age.
- As always photographs do not do justice so a viewing is highly recommended.
- This boat is lying in Copenhagen, Denmark.
- © 2020 Nicolle Associates
Full Specifications

Length:39.37 feet
Length at Waterline:32.83 feet
Beam:6.37 feet
Num Engines:1
Total Engine Power:18.0 hp
Engine Type:Inboard
Engine Make/Model:Yanmar
Fuel Type:Diesel
Propeller Type:2 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
Drive Type:Sail
Designer:Poul Molich
Keel:Fin Keel
Num Cabins:1
Num Berths:4
Num Heads:1
Hull Material:Fiberglass
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