Lightness, sports equipment and a myriad of trimming options, these yachts are designed not only to be enjoyed by a cruising family, but also to be sailed fast by an ambitious crew. Join a regatta or two and be among the first around the buoy.
Composite version ensure an unbroken surface along the bulkhead and an equal distribution of mechanical loads along the cross section. The vacuum-cured epoxy resin impregnated biaxial fabric take the stiffness and durability to the next level and ensure the highest compact structure.
The T-shaped keel lowers the centre of gravity and enables enhanced sail-carrying power, increasing speed and stability of the yacht.
Twin rudders provide exceptional control and reduce the tendency to broach. The yacht does not stall easily, as her pitching moment is reduced. The twin rudder system provides finger-tip directional control, especially when heeled.
Elan yachts were one of the first production yachts that incorporated a twin helm system, borrowing the concept from the offshore racing world. Now a staple in yacht design, the Jefa steering twin wheel approach enables easy maneuvering from both sides of the yacht while not impeding movement in the cockpit. Twin helms also introduce a new level of redundancy on your blue water cruises, especially when paired with twin rudders.
As the only sure way to prevent osmosis, and ensure uniform stiffness, lightness and safety, Elan was one of the first serial yacht manufacturers to adopt the Vacuum Assisted Infusion Lamination back in 2003. VAIL enables a complete saturation of epoxy resin and removes human error from the process.
In essence, the 3D VAIL technology integrates the inner yacht structure, stringers and stringer supports into the hull itself using vacuum assisted infusion. When fully applied, this complicated and expensive process creates a one-piece laminated structure out of all load-bearing elements of the yacht, increasing the stiffness and lightness and ensures best mechanical properties.
Created with a team of world-class GRP technitians, craftsmen and engineers, Elan Yachts are a level above the quality of other production yachts. Hop aboard and see the difference – unparalleled design, solid wood finish, and high attention to detail in every aspect. Durable and reliable - true benefits of a more than 70 year old tradition in yacht-making.
With a broad stern, chined hull, twin-rudder system and a spacious cockpit layout, all designed for the best sailing efficiency, the Elan E3 emulates the feel of a larger yacht. Simply put, the yacht delivers exuberant performance with such ease that you will want to sail harder; such is the level of control delivered by the E3. Its T-bulb keel lowers the ballast centre of gravity significantly, allowing a reduction of displacement for a given level of stability. Combined with VAIL (vacuum-assisted infusion lamination) bulkheads and a powerful hull structure, the E3 is a tight, strong and safe boat.
The Elan E3 offers an unprecedented level of comfort, ensuring a smooth crossover from racing to cruising with friends or family. The Elan E3’s bright and airy interior does not compromise when it comes to cruising leisure and creates the feel of a much larger boat. A big, social saloon area with natural oak veneer furniture and standing headroom, comfortable cabins and a fully-equipped galley and head makes every minute on this yacht pleasurable, especially as it will probably be among the first back at the mooring.
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|Length Overall||9.25 m | 30’4’’|
|Hull length||9.25 m | 30’4’’|
|Length at waterline||8,71 m | 28’7’’|
|Beam||3.22 m | 10’7’’|
|Draft (standard)||2.15 m | 7’1’’|
1.90 m | 6’3’’
1.50 m | 4’11’’
|Light displacement||4.290 kg | 9.457 lbs|
|Ballast (standard)||895 kg | 1973 lbs|
|Water capacity||140 l | 36.1 US gal|
|Fuel capacity||45 l | 11.0 US gal|
8 kW Oceanvolt electric
|Air draft||15.90 m | 52’2’’|
|Mainsail||31.6 m² | 340.1 ft²|
|Jib||26.9 m² | 289.5 ft²|
|Gennaker||86.52 m² | 931.1 ft²|
|I||12.25 m | 40’2’’|
|J||3.58 m |11’9’’|
|P||12.05 m | 39’6’’|
|E||14.13 m | 13’7’’|
|Boat design category CE||A|
|Design||Humphreys Yacht Design & Elan Design Team|
Teak in cockpit and on platform
All yachts come equipped with artificial teak in cockpit and on the bathing platform (if ordered). Can be upgraded to full teak deck and real teak.
The addition of a bow-thruster makes the life of any skipper easier, and the wallet of the invester less burdened in the long run. Enjoy the benefits of easy manouverability in any marina and avoid collisions.
LARGE BATHING PLATFORM
Choose the large bathing platform and extend the outside living area substantially. Increase safety for children and pets by closing up the transom. Sunbathe, fish, shower and enjoy life at sea, just above the water surface!
Incredibly popular and innovative feature, the cockpit boxes serve as additional storage as well as seating space. They can be upgraded to hold a cockpit grill and a refrigerator for ultimate enjoyment aboard!
DOUBLE BERTH IN SALOON
As an option, the saloon area can be easily converted into a double berth, enabling more accommodation for larger crews. Perfect for charter yachts and owners with large families or plenty of friends.