Elan 37

  • The versatility of the Elan 37 results in a boat which is fast in light winds, but still capable of sailing at close to full speed even in adverse conditions. The cruising family feels more in control and gains confidence in themselves and the boat. Despite being a three-cabin yacht, she has a full-width saloon, generous galley and forward-facing chart table — features unprecedented in this class.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Elan 37
    Type:
    Length: 11.34
    Beam: 3.65
    Draft: 2.3
    Displacement: 6650
    Motorboats: Volvo Penta
    Horse Power: 29
    Day by day capacity: 10

Destinations where you can hire a Elan 37

  • Yacht charter in Split
  • <p>Split is the largest city on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast and the most important in Dalmatia. It is marvelous to visit given its rich historical heritage and the wide variety of activities it offers. It can be the perfect starting point for any type of holiday if you decide to <strong>rent boats in Spilt</strong>, there are many itineraries that can be followed on board your boat of choice. It makes no difference if you sail towards the north or to the south, you will always have a great time since there are multiple sailing destinations in both directions. </p> <p>A boats charter holiday in Croatia and its surrounding area, allows for a wide variety of possibilities for visiting the main tourist attractions of central Dalmatia. The climate is Mediterranean, meaning warm and dry weather in summer with annual maximums of 30ºC and lows of 12ºC, although the winter is not warm.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Split is the busiest Marina in Dalmatia, with thousands of yachts and sailing boats that sail every day with multiple berths for you to moor your boat. For this reason, if you decide to spend your holidays here and choose a yacht charter here to start your journey, you will have all necessary commodities on board. So take one of our yachts or catamarans like one of the Jeanneau models and spend some quality time in this entertaining marina! </p> <h2>What to do in Split</h2> <p>There’s plenty to do when you charter a yacht in Split. For diving and nature enthusiasts, another possibility is to tour the neighboring Pakleni islands and enjoy the enchanting underwater life. So on your sailing holiday in Croatia on your bareboat or crewed yacht, make sure you make the most of the Adriatic, the Mediterranean and the local sailing and holiday destinations like Trogir, Dalmatia, Kornati, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Brac and many more Dalmatian and Croatian islands and locations. </p> <h3>Vis</h3><p> Located only 47 kilometres from Split, Vis is known for its strong winds that make it ideal for all types of watersports. It’s one of the most popular diving destinations in Croatia, since the marine life includes Lobsters, scorpion fish and octopi. Dive in the “Blue Grotto”, an underwater cave known for its beautiful lighting and the flora and fauna that youkan find in it. If you like exciting vacations where you get to explore amazing new places, this island is for you. </p> <h3>Pakleni Isles</h3><p> If you want to find a fully untouched landscape that is completely natural while sailing in Croatia, close to Split there are a number of tiny islands stuck in time such as Pakleni. They are known for their deep clear waters that are inhabited by an overwhelming sea life. Forget returning to moor in a town one night and stay on one of these beautiful islands to escape reality. </p> <h2>What to see in Split</h2> <p>The beautiful old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its streets and buildings. Split is testament to amazing historical change: the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the change to the kingdom of Yugoslavia, and of course, the Second World War. Don’t miss out on the views from Maryan hill, Diocletian’s Palace, the cathedral and the National Theatre, even if it’s just to pass by them outside. </p> <p>You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of: Hvar and Vis. These islands are still only very slightly affected by the tourism in the area and each have small, calm bays and incredible fishing spots. If you want to moor up your boat and spend the night on any of the islands, there are many options to choose from. </p> <p>As a sailing region, the central part of the Adriatic Sea is characterised by large islands, as well as by the large distances between them and it is therefore advisable to check the favourable winds and conditions before setting off. </p> <p>The boardwalk is another one of the must visits during your sailing holiday in Croatia. With the sea and the marina to one side, and a trail of Renaissance style houses going up the hill on the other, the boardwalk provides the most cosmopolitan social life in its multitude of bars and restaurants from which you can enjoy fantastic views! </p> <p>Located in the center, the local fruit market is a huge meeting place for the thousands of tourists that visit each day as well as the local farmers who come to sell their fresh produce. It offers a wide variety of fruit, vegetables and delicacies from the countryside such as honey, oranges, peaches and other such items from the Mediterranean diet. </p> <p>Finally, Croatia is filled with interesting and entertaining towns and ports that you have to visit during your time sailing in one of our crewed or bareboat yachts on your yacht charter! For example, at some point on your Mediterranean adventure, you have to sail along the Dalmatian coast, in the Adriatic Sea and visit fascinating places like Trogir, Kornati, Dubrovnik, Hvar and many other locations in Dalmatia. You’ll have to be busy if you want to fit all that Split and Croatia has to offer on your yacht charter and sailing holiday, but if you do, you’ll be experiencing one of the best sailing destinations that Europe has to offer! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>The Dalmatian Coast has some stunning bays on offer, some of the most popular are: </p> <h3>Bacvice Beach</h3><p>A very popular beach, especially among the locals. The local sport of Picigin is played here, so if you want to discover a new sport, this is the beach for you. </p> <h3>Stomarica</h3><p>It is one of the famous beaches of Barela, a fishing village and an important summer center on the coast of Makaraska, to the south. It is a rocky beach and it has the blue banner certificate. It is good for some water sports activities. This beach, as the others on the Makarskan coast, has a magnificent natural landscape, formed on one side by the high mountain of Biokovo (natural park) and on the other side by Hvar. </p> <h3>Zlatni rat (The Golden Cape)</h3><p>This thick sand beach, located on the south of the island of Brac, is one of the best pictures of the Adriatic. Its triangular shape submerging into the seas is spectacular. There is a very interesting natural phenomena occurring here: the tip of the beach changes of shape due to the winds and the waves. Right by the beach you can find a beautiful pine tree forest. This beach is nice for water sports, among them kitesurfing. The small fishing village of Bol offers a large selection of entertainment and excursions. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>If you want to enjoy the nature, you can’t miss the Marjan Natural Park. It is made up of 340 hectares and rises 1.5 km. This forest park is a huge green area, and one of the biggest reserves in Croatia. You can get there walking from the centre to relax away from the lively urban atmosphere. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During you time on board a chartered yacht in Split you ca eat some fantastic food. Split is characterized by having a varied and healthy gastronomy. In the numerous restaurants there is no shortage of high quality sea products or the meat, always accompanied by fresh vegetables. You will also find a large selection of sausages and cheeses, all of which is accompanied with traditional Croatian deserts and liquors. Having a glass of liquor is the way to start a meal; you know the saying, when in Rome… </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes of the region are the Brodetto, a fish soup served with Polenta from northern Italy, grilled fish, roasted octopus, always served with some olive oil, garlic, pepper and salt. The desserts include the Krostule, typical Dalmatian pastries and the Makaran and the Kastel cakes. </p> <p>Without a doubt, Split is an ideal place for a tourist that visits Croatia as it is the gateway into the Dalmatian way of life. With its millenary history, its marvelous waters and its healthy life full of music and culture, sailing along its coasts will become the best option to ensure some amazing holidays, be it with friends or family. Why not rent a luxury gulet or join an exciting flotilla for your sail trip in the Adriatic? <strong>Choose a boat charter in Split</strong> and let the winds guide you on your sailing holiday, you will not regret it! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Vigo
  • <p>Why not opt for a <strong>yacht charter in Vigo</strong>, Galicia which lies on the gorgeous Spanish coast? The largest city in Galicia, a region in the northwest of Spain. Its name derives from its location along the Ria (fjord) with the same name and this area of Spain offers a different kind of sailing holiday compared with a Mediterranean charter. It is also one of the largest natural ports in Spain and a very important fishing port. So take one of our yachts on a Spanish sailing holiday and enjoy a fantastic holiday on the coast, in the cities and in the beautiful Ria de Vigo! </p> <p>Visiting this area of Spain, Galicia, on a yacht charter is growing in popularity although it is not as well-known as Spain's Mediterranean yacht charter destinations, so you will find yourself being able to enjoy your sailing holiday in a more secluded atmosphere. The climate can be described as oceanic, although the summers and winters are usually warm because of its sheltered location, surrounded by mountains as well as the Cies Islands out in the bay towards the sea. During your holiday you´ll be blessed with pleasant weather conditions throughout a long sailing season. Don’t worry about sailing the boat yourself, even if you consider yourself a yachtmaster, you can take a skipper with you so you can sit back and relax! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The ports in this area of the Spanish coast will cater for your every need during your sailing holiday and every marina is very pleasant to stay in. The main port in this Spanish city has numerous bars and cafes that allow the seafarers to meet and exchange their yacht charter experiences with other sailing enthusiasts. In addition, after a long day at sea, there is nothing better than to sit at one of the coastal bars and enjoy a cold drink, or a deliciously fresh shellfish dinner. Furthermore, you could sail around the northwest coast of Spain and visit the nearby port or marinas along the coast, in Coruna and the Bay of Biscay to add to your Spanish sailing holiday. If you are worried about finding a marina in Vigo and Galicia, don’t, there are plenty of anchorages and marinas for you to moor you boat or yacht at when you fancy a break from sailing. </p> <h2>What to see and do</h2> <p>This city that lies on the Atlantic Spanish coast is the perfect place to experience true navigation, being surrounded by a deep blue sea and a stunning wild environment that will allow you to disconnect from the world. There are many places that you can sail to in order to enjoy the stunning local environment. Apart from sailing, you can also do water sports like surfing, as the waves are a great attraction for surfers from all over the world. Just imagine sailing your own yacht up and down the Ría de Vigo, the cities gorgeous estuary that opens out to the Spanish Atlantic Ocean. </p> <p>The historic center holds the majority of activities that this city has to offer, from eating in one of the many shellfish restaurants, to walking into its bars, clubs and sun decks to enjoy the midday sun or very animated nights. </p> <p>Discover a very festive atmosphere, especially during the summer. You will be able to enjoy street performances, concerts, and the city center’s bars, which remain full from sunset until deep into the night. If you would like to get to know the Spanish culture, and discover one of the best gastronomies, a yacht charter in Spain is one of the best options for your next holiday. </p> <p>The majority of the shops can be found spread out through the narrow streets of the city center, especially on Principe Street. You also have the opportunity to visit traditional markets such as the market of A Pedra, where you will be able to find local products that you will not see anywhere else. </p> <p>On the outskirts of the city you will find Romanic ruins, such as the Santa Maria de Casterlos cathedral, of the XV century, and the XII century Santiago de Bembrive Cathedral.</p> <p>The city has a great ship building and sea faring legacy. Nowadays it is the home of six of the most important shipyards in Spain. This might be perhaps due to the ease of access by ship to many places in the region. The easy access that sailing on a chartered yacht offers to the coast, the Cies Islands, or the beaches and the nearby towns, makes the decision to spend your holiday on a yacht charter in the region a right one.</p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <p>Vigo’s coast has 38 beaches and coves where you can enjoy a sunny day on the beach, or simply admire the views of the bay of Rias Baixas from the deck of your ship.</p> <ul><li>O Vao beach</li><p>Has a large extension of fine sand where you can always find people windsurfing, playing volleyball and having fun with other beach and water sports.</p> <li>Samil beach</li><p>One of the most popular beaches, due to the quality of its services and to its proximity to the urban area. On it you will be able to find a long promenade with ice cream stands, restaurants and shops of all types that will entertain you through your walk.</p> <li>Rodas beach</li><p>It has been awarded the title of the best beach in the world by the British paper, The Guardian. It stands at more than one kilometer in length and sixty meters in width. It is one of the most beautiful as well, due to the turquoise color of the water and the dense vegetation that can be found right behind the white sand. Don’t forget to visit this beach, it’s perfect for relaxing! </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p> Galicia is a place with a lot of green areas due to the type of landscape, temperature and humidity. </p> <Ul> <li> A Riouxa Park </li> <p>This place of 60 hectares has a large number of tree species, some brought from different corners of the globe. </p> <Li> Castrelos Park </li><p>220,000 m² is the extension of this park, which also has a museum inside. It also has an outdoor amphitheater where events are organized. </p> <Li> Monte O Castro </li><p>This park has the best views of the surrounding landscape and the estuary. It is a mountain located in the middle of the city which also has an archaeological site within. </p> </ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The local gastronomy is recognized throughout the world for its flavors, the freshness of its products and for its high quality. Fresh fish and shellfish are typical products of the coastal region and are unmatched in flavor. </p> <p>Dining in Galicia will immerse you into a myriad of unique flavors. Its cuisine is much more than a gourmet experience, it’s an entire ritual. The gastronomic culture has manifested itself in all the daily customs, from the appetizers to the tapas and after work beers, or the weekend family barbecues. </p> <p>On top of this, there are dozens of gastronomic fiestas that are dedicated to show off all the local products. Typical Spanish dishes can also be found at these parties, dishes like the fried squid and the empanada. </p> <p>Sailing in Vigo on a yacht charter will give you the opportunity to discover first hand all the customs and secrets of this Galician city. You will taste its exquisite cuisine while aboard the yacht that best adapts to your needs. So make 2016 a year to remember and enjoy a holiday in Vigo, the Bay of Biscay and Galicia which will be an unforgettable experience. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Sukosan
  • <p><strong>Yacht charter in Sukosan</strong> lets you visit the small city located in the western part of Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast. Lying in between Zadar and Biograd, it is a very popular tourist destination, specially known for its nautical tourism. Its lengthy coast is full of gorgeous coves and crystal clear waters. Its economy is strongly linked to tourism; companies and businesses in this sector are some of the most important in the region. </p> <p>Rent one of aBoatTime’s yachts or catamarans either bareboat or crewed with a skipper and go sailing in Sukosan which will allow you to have an adventure in the Adriatic Sea along the beautiful coast of Croatia! Go sailing in Sukosan, Croatia and the Adriatic and visit nearby sailing destinations that are very entertaining, places such as; Kornati, Dalmacija, Zadar, Sibenik, Biograd and also the hundreds of islands that are dotted along Croatia’s Adriatic coast that you can sail to if you want to – you’re in control of your yacht charter sailing holiday! </p> <h2>What to do in Sukosan</h2> <p>Open air and nautical activities are very popular in this region, as some of the most famous tourist attractions are its spectacular coasts, from the stony beaches to its beautiful cliffs.</p> <p>You can participate in guided visits and activities such as hiking through the numerous natural parks of the region. Another option is the practice of watersports, such as scuba diving and snorkeling, which will get you acquainted with the vibrant underwater life of this region. </p> <h2>What to see in Sukosan</h2> <p>There are many attractions that the city of Sukosan has to offer, the majority of which are from its religious heritage. Some of the most important are: </p> <ul><li>Church of Our Lady of Mercy:</li><p>This church is located in the center of old town. It was built in 1650 as gratitude to the virgin for protecting the city from the plague that the country has suffered. </p> <li>San Casiano church:</li><p>This church has roman and baroque characteristics, is also located in old town. </p> <li>St. Martin church:</li><p>This church has been a witness to the long history of this region. It has been destroyed on several occasions; until it was restored by the San Martin brotherhood restored it in 1753. </p> <li>Gates in the fortified area:</li><p>They were used to come in and out of the fortified city and now they are open for visits. </p></ul> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Sukosan is home to one of the largest ports in Croatia, the Dalmacija marina. This port has 1,200 docking spaces and the capacity to host vessels with a length of up to 25 meters. It has the best services and the biggest luxuries, and it is designed for the maximum comfort of its guests. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>Croatia’s shores are some of its most important attractions and Sukosan has a large number crystal clear waters. Some of them are: </p> <ul><li>DjeČji Raj:</li><p>A beautiful beach of sand and stone, perfect to visit with children. It offers services such as bars, restrooms, showers and changing rooms. </p> <li>Zlatna Luka:</li><p> located by the entrance to Sukosan and is covered with stones. This beach is surrounded by trees that provide shade during the hot summer months. It counts with showers, changing rooms and restrooms. </p> <li>Makarska:</li><p> this beach is very close to volleyball and basketball courts and it also has showers, restrooms and changing rooms. </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Sukosan is a region with a rich natural heritage, it is surrounded by several natural parks that are perfect to spend several days relaxing and enjoying nature. There are 5 national parks and 2 natural parks in the vicinity. Some of the most important are: </p> <ul><li>Kornati national park:</li><p>declared national park in 1980 for its natural beauty, it has turquoise waters and a large animal biodiversity above and underwater. This archipelago has 144 islands covered in vegetation, creating a spectacular landscape. </p> <li>TelaŠČica natural park:</li><p> this natural bay surrounded by little islands is located 9 nautical miles from Sukosan. It is 10 km in length and it was declared a natural park in 1988. It has peaceful a shoreline on one side and rocky cliffs on the other. Its spectacular marine diversity makes it an ideal place for scuba diving. </p> <li>Vrana lake natural park:</li><p> located 25 km away from Sibenik, it’s a natural park where freshwater mixes with seawater in a lake that is 14 km in length, 4 km in width and 4 meters in depth. In this park you will be able to observe several types of birds. It is an ideal place for fishing and watersports. </p> <li>Krka national park:</li><p> an unbeatable natural landscape located by the Lrka river, it was declared a national park for its beauty in 1985. </p></ul> <h2>Currency</h2> <ul><li>Currency: Kuna (1kn=100 lipas// 1€=7.5 kn approx.)</li> <li>Places for exchange: banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels and camping sites. </li> <li>Accepted credit cards: Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Dinners.</li></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Croatian gastronomy is characterized by the large variety of different types of food that can be found in its restaurants and cafes. Sukosan’s specialties are based on fish and shellfish with olive oil and fresh vegetables typical of the region. </p>

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