In 1979 she spread her wings, flew away and laid the foundation of X-Yachts.
The 3 founders of X-Yachts, Birger Hansen and Niels & Lars Jeppesen have test sailed the refurbished X-79 No 1. For the first time 40 years after she was launched.
She has now returned back home to celebrate 40 years of X-Yachting.
The refurbishing journey: