With the new Cessa 3X, the Italian shipyard is playing the modularity game. This 10-meter cabin-cruiser, approved in category B, is available in several versions, both for the deck and the engine.

Cessa C3X, the modular cabin-cruiser available in 3 versions

By: Par Chloe Torterat

Two versions of motorization:
The Cessa C3X is the new model in the Cruiser range from the Italian shipyard Sessa Marine. Available in outboard or inboard versions, it has an overall length of 11.19 m in the first configuration and 11.33 m in the second version for a hull length of 10 m in both cases.

Three versions for the deck plan:
This new concept comes in three different versions: cruiser (with a hard-top in the extension of the windshield), open or T-top. The new open version features a large windshield surrounding the entire cockpit and an optional T-top with an electric bimini on the rear protecting the cockpit.

A redesigned cockpit for protected or unprotected navigation:
The design of the cockpit has been rethought with a modular sunbathing area at the stern that offers several configurations thanks to a removable backrest: bench facing the sea, cockpit bench or sunbed. The U-shaped saloon on the starboard side has a table that can be folded down to enlarge the relaxation area. Opposite, a kitchen unit with sink, stove and refrigerator is positioned just behind the pilot seat. The cockpit is modern, with a spacious dashboard to accommodate a 16-inch screen. In the inboard euro version, the first launched by the shipyard, which was to be presented at the Boot

The access to the front deck is via the gangways, protected by an imposing guardrail. This last one receives an additional sunbathing area.

Two versions of interior design:
The interior is also available in two versions: a fully equipped kitchen area (sink, stove, refrigerators, storage) with a smaller dining area, or a living room version with an L-shaped sofa and a table that converts into a double bed. The Master cabin is located aft and is equipped with a double bed, a sofa, a dressing table and a wardrobe as well as a private access to the bathroom. The VIP cabin with two twin beds also has a closet.

Engines and prices:
In its inboard version, the C3X is equipped with two Volvo Penta V6-280s that give it a maximum speed of 39 knots. The maximum power indicated by the shipyard is 700 hp, in both versions.

Rates :

Inboard versions :

Open: 287 000 euros with 2x Volvo Penta V6-280 CE

Hard Top : 298 000 euros with 2x Volvo Penta V6-280 CE

Outboard versions without engines :

Open : 259 000 euros

Hard top : 269 000 euros

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