The X-412 is built for both comfort and speed. So does she rate as the perfect cruising boat ? Dick Durham finds out
Lean and hungry-looking she may be, but there is nothing wanting in her performance, below decks living, or construction. The spade rudder may put some buyers off, but it has a minimal keel skeg and is so well built it is unlikely to be a safety issue. Rob cruises her happily with wife Jo and their four-month-old baby Isabella. She’s a beautiful boat and will inspire, but she’s not for the faint-hearted.