YACHT X TENDER (YXT), a division of Lynx Yachts, launches YXT 20m hull #1 July 14. This first unit of the model YXT 20 was debuted during the Monaco Yacht Show Sept 28-Oct 1.
This support vessel, built on-spec in Holland, is to be delivered for Mediterranean use, primarily in Southern France. This unit features a large 45sqm deck, large enough for tenders and the other toys requested by the Owner of the mothership: the yacht was conceived as a support vessel for superyachts ranging from 30 to over 70 metres.
A stern mounted gangway davit allows the use the transom beach area to carry tenders and jet skis. The stairs and the first four metres of deck are completed in teak. The YXT 20’s interiors design is by Franck Darnet Design. The unit is propelled by two 715hp Cummins diesels giving her a range of 900 nautical miles.
The model has a four-person crew quarters with two twin cabins with baths, galley, storage and laundry rooms, plus one large storage container accessible from the main deck. It can also be used for extra refrigerator appliances, wine cellars, or when necessary, as extra berths.
The YXT 20 features two davits – the primary is located on the main deck, the secondary, which also serves as the gangway, at the stern. The davits have a lifting capacity of 1.7 tons with a five-metre reach and 360-degree slewing.