Introducing the XO DFNDR A8 Special Edition Campaign

Embark on a journey of luxury and performance with the XO DFNDR A8 Special Edition – a full aluminium boat designed for those with a taste for the extraordinary. The XO DFNDR A8 Special Edition is now available for a limited time at an unbeatable price of just € 99,900 + VAT (109 900 USD + VAT), and that’s not all – Adding to the allure, we’re enhancing the deal by including a gear bundle valued at €14,000 (15 300 USD).

Key Features of the XO DFNDR A8 Special Edition:

Sleek Design: A perfect blend of elegance and rugged functionality.
Powerful Performance: The Mercury 300hp V8 engine always ensures an exhilarating ride.
Smart Navigation: The Simrad 16′ chart plotter fully communicates with all boat electronics and engines on the same display.
Onboard Comfort: Relax in style with a built-in toilet and refrigerator, panoramic glass roof, and the Softtech decking on all gangways and sunbed areas on the bow, making your journeys as thrilling as possible.
Unbeatable Value: Priced at just €99,900 + VAT, this special edition package includes €14,000 worth of premium gear, making it an irresistible deal!


– Mercury 300 Hp V8
– Simrad 16" Chart Plotter
– Refrigerator
– Toilet
– Interior & hull accent color


The Full Aluminum showstopper has arrived

Launched in Cannes yachting Show 2023, the XO DFNDR A8 is a modern walkaround boat with a panoramic sunroof. This boat marks a new milestone in XO’s product development by being the first full aluminium XO, while also having the most excellent price-quality ratio.

XO’s edge, durability and robustness fuse together with Italian-inspired design and lightness, resulting to this excellent sportboat for active lifestyle. XO DFNDR A8 takes elements and inspiration from various boats, from rib boats to powerboats, combining all the best features of action-made boating to one aluminum-hulled craft.

100% Aluminium Excellence

Made of 10/5mm military-grade marine aluminum, true XO style.

Full speed ahead.

The boat can be equipped with 2×225 hp and 1×450 hp motors, reaching up to +50 knots in speed.

Overall Lenght (exc. engine) 8.1 m
Beam 2.67 m
Draft to props 1,05 m
Weight (excl. engine) 2066kg
Passengers 8
Berths 2
Fuel capacity 385
Construction ALU/GRP
Classification C
Max speed range +50 kts
Outboard engines 2×225 hp / 1×450 hp
Hull Deep-V

The raised foredeck serves as a platform for sport fishing, or can be covered with a comfortable sunbed. The carlike windshield goes from the deck level towards the glass roof, giving both UV-light protection and fantastic panoramic views. Seating is set for 8 passengers in three rows, with all the seats facing forward.

The XO DFNDR A8 also has space for overnight stay: the head and a berth for two under the foredeck. A RIB-boat style bumper is set around the boat for ultimate protection and comfort. Combining modern, Scandinavian minimalism with Italian-inspired design and the best aluminium alloys out there, the XO DFNDR A8 is a completely unique boat with no match from anywhere else.

XO DFNDR 8 has been created to be so stylish that you wouldn’t believe it’s full aluminum. We are proud to have been able to combine aluminum and high-end design to find and create the right methods to produce these aluminum boats with excellent price-quality ratio. The innovations behind the creation of XO DFNDR A8 also make the mass production of aluminum design boats easier.