The Elan Impression 434 is a fast, stiff, wonderfully thought out cruising boat from the drawing board of Rob Humphreys and the builder Elan. This yacht has a bright, modern interior which has a great three-cabin layout and innovative cruising design.
Built for performance, safety and enduring value, Elan hulls are constructed using a vacuum infused lamination process which doubles the fiber content, increasing tensile and flexural strength resulting in a significantly stronger, stiffer boat while ensuring the highest anti-osmosis protection.
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The cruising range, Impression, by Elan, is in a class of its own and captures the absolute essence of cruising. A range of fast, cruising yachts with elegant style, supreme comfort and exceptional seaworthiness, combined with the capacity to carry an abundance of stores, fuel and water for extended cruising. As in all sailing Yachts by Elan, the Impression 434 is masterfully designed by leading international yacht designer Rob Humphreys, and built to the exacting structural standards established by Germanischer Lloyd.
Built for performance, safety, and enduring value, Elan Hulls are constructed using a vacuum infused lanination process which doubles the fiber content, increasing tensile and flexural strength resulting in a significantly stronger, stiffer boat while insuring the highest anti-osmosis protection.
Vacuum infused multiaxial laminate with PVC foam core sandwich above waterline for thermo and sound isolation. First two outer layers impregnated with vinylesther resin for superb protection against osmosis. Other layers laminated with isophtalic polyester resin for improved mechanical and chemical properties. NPG (Neo Penttyle Glycol) gelcoat is used for optimum mechanical resistance and mirror finish. Moulded inner structure glued and laminated to the hull. The deck is vacuum infused multi-axial laminate // partly polyester - PVC sandwich construction for thermo and sound isolation. The deck is glued and bolted to the flange on the hull. The joint is protected with custom designed aluminium toe-rail.
Stainless steel stem-head fitting with 2 rollers // Self bailing anchor locker with closing facility // Stainless steel forward pulpit with integrated step // Stainless steel aft pushpit with flagpole holder // horseshoe holder and 2×seats // Stainless steel stanchions // 2 rows of stainless steel cable lifelines with turnbuckles // 6 mooring cleats // Special silver anodised aluminium toe rail for protection // 2 stainless steel grab rails on coach roof // 1 sets of deck organisers to port // 5 rope clutches on coach roof to port (main sheet // main outhaul // reef1 // reef 2 // main halyard) // 1 clutch on mast (genoa halyard) // 1 halyard winch 40.2 on coach roof to port // 2 genoa winches 46.2 // 2 genoa sheet tracks with adjustable genoa cars // Engine control lever at the steering pedestal to stbd // Engine dashboard with RPM gauge near the steering pedestal to stbd // Compass on the cockpit table // 2 winch handles and bins in cockpit // 2 cockpit lockers on port and starboard side // 2 stowage lockers under helmsman’s seat // 1 gas bottle locker under helmsman’s seat // draining outboards // Teak laid cockpit seats // cockpit floor // Fresh water shower at transom // 2 leather covered steering wheels // Mainsheet traveller track with adjusting lines on the coach roof // adjustable from cockpit // Cup holders in cockpit // Transom protected with custom designed permanent fender // Fixed cockpit table with two grab rails // Bathing ladder.
Mast & Standing Rigging
Double spreader deck stepped fractional rig by Selden // Silver anodised aluminium SLR (Single Line Reefing) boom for ease of handling // Genoa furler (Furlex) // Mast step fitting with blocks // Stainless steel standing rigging // Rigid boom vang with gas spring // 2 sets of aft swept airfoil tapered spreaders // Mechanical backstay tensioner.
All halyards // outhauls and sheets (except genoa halyard) running to cockpit. All reinforced electrical cables are running inside the mast. 1 genoa halyard. 1 main halyard. 2 genoa sheets. 1 main sheet. 1 main outhaul 2 main sheet traveller car adjusting lines. 2 reefing lines - outhaul lead back to cockpit.
Cockpit and Deck
The spacious cockpit steps down to a large swim platform and the layout of the deck and hardware which allow easy handling make this exceptionally equipped bluewater cruiser a standout in her class.
SS pushpit with integrated seats
SS stem-head with integrated roller
Teak cockpit seats and sole
GRP cockpit table with storage
Teak on pushpits & swim platforn
Dark blue gel coat hull
Life line gates port and starboard
Teak cup holders & sliding hatch trim
Teak steps on coaming to deck
1 x additional Harken B 40.2 STA halyard winch to starboard with clutches and organizers
2 x Harken B 48.2 STA upgraded genoa winches
Kato Dinghy Davits
Deck Washdown System
The panoramic windows, light wood and semi-deck salon styling all contribute to the ambiance and comfort of the of this 3 cabin/2 head model with a varnished mahogany over cherry stained interior. She has a large V-berth forward, just aft she has a nice over under cabin, to starboard is a nice head. Aft is the roomy and airy main salon with large fixed and opening ports. The main salon table is large and there is plenty of seating. Aft is the nav desk and huge galley. Opposite is a head with separate stall shower. The through twin doors on either side of the companionway you will find a huge center line queen cabin.
Isotherm front access refrigerator (34 gals) w/ separate freezer (11 gals)
Gimballed 3 burner propane stove w/ oven
Double stainless steel sinks
Stove & sink covers w/dedicated storage
Ocean Air curtains
16K and 7K BTU reverse cycle heat and air conditioning units
Electronics and Navigation
Raymarine C80 radar/plotter display with GPS antenna and 2 KW radar on custom Kato mast mount
Raymarine ST6001 Smart Pilot w/type 2 w/wireless remote
Raymarine ST60 Graphic
Raymarine ST60 Wind
Raymarine ST60 Tridata
Windex on masthead
Icom 402 VHF with remote Mic and antenna
Sony FM/AM radio with CD and MP3 jack
2 speakers in salon and 2 waterproof speakers in cockpit
Hinckley TV antenna
5 Hella fans
AGM batteries (2012
Raymarine serial port
Dodger with SS grab rails, removable polycarbonate front windows
Bimini with connector panel
Cockpit table cover
2 x 100 amp house and 1 70 amp starting batteries
Additional battery 100 Ah
DC panel with breakers & voltmeter
Additional Blue seas AC panel for Air-conditioning units
Lights beneath companionway and salon
Additional reading lights in cabins & salon
Freedom 15 Inverter/Charger
12V plug on steering pedestal
Link 2000 Battery Monitor
Factory installed 5.5 KW Fischer Panda generator w/177 hrs
Mechanical Equipment and Plumbing
Lewmar Bow thruster w/ dedicated battery (2012)
Manual & Electrical bilge pumps
All bronze thru-hulls, SS ball valves
Dual pedestal steering,leather covered
Holding tank-marina & overboard discharge
Hot water with hot & cold cockpit shower
Electric bilge pump in shower
Lofrans electric windlass-1000W
45 lb CQR w/ 200' chain
CE classification Category A (Ocean)
Germanischer Lloyds certification
Bottom paint- epoxy "tie coat", 2 coats ablative paint, epoxy coating on keel (included option)
USCG safety package, 4 docklines, 4 fenders
Flat panel TV with DVD on main bulkhead
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