Elan 45 Impression

  • Designed by the Humphreys Yacht Design team, the new and elegant Elan 450 Performance takes advantage of the redesign that the successful line of Elan Performance cruises has gone through. This series has clean lines and luminous and spacious interiors with a modern design. Its spacious living room is well ventilated thanks to numerous hatches. This area counts with a large U shaped sofa and a foldout table. Its L shaped kitchen will delight even the most demanding chefs, and is equipped with modern storage solutions. In addition to all of these virtues, the most remarkable characteristic of this boat is its performance at sea, it’s a fast and easy to handle sailboat. Its ergonomic cockpit is the evolution of the successful Elan 410. Its design is defined by sailing efficiency and safety for the crew, without forgetting the comfort and design.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Elan 45 Impression
    Type:
    Length: 13.6
    Beam: 4.37
    Draft: 2.25
    Displacement: 11300
    Motorboats: Yanmar
    Horse Power: 55
    Day by day capacity: 12

Destinations where you can hire a Elan 45 Impression

  • 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 upon <strong>yacht charter in Spilt</strong> here, 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 yacht 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</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> <ul><li>Vis</li><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> <li>Pakleni Isles</li><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></ul> <h2>What to see</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>The Coastline</h2> <p>The Dalmatian Coast has some stunning bays on offer, some of the most popular are: </p> <ul><li>Bacvice Beach</li><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> <li>Stomarica</li><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> <li>Zlatni rat (The Golden Cape)</li><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></ul> <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? Choose a yacht charter in Split and let the winds guide you on your sailing holiday, you will not regret it! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Biograd
  • <p>This port city is situated on Dalmatia’s northern coastline, near the Sveta Katarina Islands and the Kornati archipelago. It is renowned as one of Europe’s sailing paradises, due to its beautiful shores, the favourable sailing conditions of the Adriatic Sea and its warm sunny climate throughout most of the year. Discover one of Croatia and Europe’s most picturesque medieval cities on your<strong>yacht charter in Biograd</strong>. Why not rent one of the luxurious Jeanneau or Bavaria models and fall in love with sailing on one of our yacht charters in the amazing sailing destination of Biograd on board one of aBoatTime’s great boats. </p> <p>Biograd’s seafaring tradition is one of its main features, and makes it a popular location for regattas, nautical competitions and sailing. The coast is long and meandering, and thus has many interesting sailing routes for yacht charters in Croatia. Biograd features interesting locations close by, nearby small islands to discover and is an excellent starting point for a sailing trip in Croatia. Moreover, some examples of Mediterranean destinations that you could sail to on your crewed or bareboat yacht charter are Kornati, Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik and even more places in the Adriatic, Dalmatia and the rest of the Croatian coastline including many islands. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>One of the main attractions is its rich cultural heritage. Until the Middle Ages, the city was Croatia’s capital, and during the 10th century, the seat of the monarchy. Due to its strategic importance, many civilisations have invaded and laid claim to Biograd over the years, such as the Venetians in the 12th century and the Turkish in the 17th century. Its rich cultural heritage is a direct result of these occupations, and many archaeological relics from these periods can be found in the museum, whilst on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <p>If you set sail on your very own sailing holiday in Biograd, Croatia and the Adriatic Coast, you will be unlocking an area that will give you an amazing holiday! Take one of our crewed or bareboat yachts and go sailing in places like Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Kornati and many other places in Dalmatia and along the Adriatic coast. These areas have some fantastic ports for you to moor your boat in during your time on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <h2>What to see</h2> <p>In the evening, the seafront promenade becomes one of the city’s premier nightlife destinations, with many bars and clubs which open at dusk. Both the bars and clubs of the area make for an unforgettable night, it’s common for places to stay open until the early hours of the morning. You’ll fall in love with the city from the moment you arrive. When you sail in Croatia, one of the first things you’ll notice is the typical architecture of southeastern Europe, such as the quintessential white houses with red tiled rooves, clustered in the city centre. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some fantastic ports in the area, the most important and popular are: </p> <ul><li>Sangulin Marina </li> <p>This marina has the capacity of boats with a maximum length of 80.00 meters and a maximum draft of 4.50. In addition, it has a lot of services available to users. </p> <li>Marina Kornati </li><p>This port has a capacity of 750 boats with a maximum length of 23 meters and a maximum draft of 65. It also includes several amenities for users.</p></ul> <h2>Biograd’s Coastline</h2> <p>The beaches are idyllic destinations for relaxing, with crystal clear waters, golden sand and wooded areas. The most popular are the following: </p> <ul><li>Drazica Beach</li><p> A 300 metre long Blue Flag certified beach, flanked by a pine forest where you can picnic after swimming in the vivid blue sea. </p> <li>Kumenta Beach</li><p>Is a small and quiet beach, where you can relax in the sun and escape the crowds. </p> <li>Crvena Luka</li> <p> Located 3 kilometres from the city and can be reached by car or public transport. It is one of Croatia’s idyllic and top-rated pieces of coast for visiting on your yacht charter in Biograd. </p></ul> <h2> Natural Reserves </h2> <p>Surrounded by wonderful natural landscapes: this city is located close to some stunning natural areas. Some of them are: </ p> <ul><li>Kornati </li><p>Consists of a total of 147 islands, and some of its main tourist attractions are the “krune” or crowns, big cliffs with dizzying heights. </p> <li> Krka </li> <p>Declared a National reserve in 1985, this place is situated along the river of the same name. It is famous for its high waterfalls (some 30 meters tall) and its large lake. </p> <li>Telascica</ li> <p> Located at the entrance of Kornati National Park, this place has the longest cliff in the Adriatic Sea, Grpašćak cliff, and a salty lake whose waters change with the tides. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>You’ll find a variety of local restaurants in the city centre and port area, serving fresh seafood, Mediterranean salads and pizzas, due to the heavy Italian influence on the region. Selected yacht charter centres also house small restaurants where you can enjoy an evening meal once you’ve moored your yacht. </p> <p>There are two main places to moor your boat in and around Biograd, Marina Kornati and Segulin Marina. Both are open throughout the year, making it easy to moor your yacht whenever you travel to Croatia. If you choose to charter a yacht in Biograd, you can also spend the night in either one of these marinas. </p> <p>Visiting this coastal city on a Croatian yacht charter holiday guarantees the best sailing experience in the Adriatic Sea and one of the best sailing destinations in Europe! Sailing and spending your days on the Adriatic Riviera will make your yacht charter the trip of a lifetime. Relax in beach clubs, try the region’s delicious seafood cuisine and take in the breathtaking landscapes of Croatia. Enjoy the sun, sea and sand in Croatia without the crowds and immerse yourself in the local culture with a yacht charter in Biograd. </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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