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Elan 45

2000
Designer
Rob Humphreys
Builder
Elan Yachts
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
44.03 ft / 13.42 m
Waterline Length
37.73 ft / 11.50 m
Beam
13.75 ft / 4.19 m
Draft
6.89 ft / 2.10 m
Displacement
23,479 lb / 10,650 kg
Ballast
7,937 lb / 3,600 kg
Ballast Type
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
951.00 ft2 / 88.35 m2
Total Sail Area
950.92 ft2 / 88.34 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
456.55 ft2 / 42.41 m2
P
49.49 ft / 15.08 m
E
18.45 ft / 5.62 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
494.38 ft2 / 45.93 m2
I
56.76 ft / 17.30 m
J
17.42 ft / 5.31 m
Est. Forestay Len.
59.37 ft / 18.10 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
50
Type
Desiel
Fuel Capacity
58 gals / 220 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
145 gals / 549 L

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.23 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.56
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
33.8
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
195.15
light
Comfort Ratio
27.7
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.92
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Another version with a shorter boom is listed on brochure: E=16.33’.


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