Elan 45

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

Dimensions

Length Overall
44 0 / 13.4 m
Waterline Length
37 8 / 11.5 m
Beam
13 8 / 4.2 m
Draft
6 10 / 2.1 m
Displacement
23,480 lbs / 10,650 kg
Ballast
7,940 lbs / 3,600 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
951 ft2 / 88.4 m2
Total Sail Area
950.9 ft2 / 88.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
456.5 ft2 / 42.4 m2
P
49 5 / 15.1 m
E
18 5 / 5.6 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
494.4 ft2 / 45.9 m2
I
56 9 / 17.3 m
J
17 5 / 5.3 m
Forestay Length
59 4 / 18.1 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
50
Fuel Type
Desiel
Fuel Capacity
58 gal / 220 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
145 gal / 549 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

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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