The Elan 350 planing in 15 knot winds
The Australian arrival of the Elan 350 lightweight Regatta Version showcased at the 2011 Sydney International Boat Show will be a certain ‘show stopper, undeniably broadcasting the promise of some very exhilarating sailing.
Elan’s 350 twin rudder/ twin wheel model with hints of the famous Volvo’ 60s successfully integrated into a production yacht of today, has caught the attention of many as well as scooping the prestigious award, European Yacht of the Year 2011 – Performance Cruiser where the model was acclaimed as one of the best examples of a complete New Age fast performance yacht.
For many, the lightweight Regatta version will excite even more; besides her exceptionally long waterline, distinctive hard chine and plum bow, she’s 400kg lighter in weight, fitted with Southern Spars carbon rig, while her broad transom shows off the lavish ergonomically designed cockpit sporting bold coloured twin wheels.
Designed for single or short handed cruising or racing, you can expect tantalizing performance and extra stability with greater control especially down wind.
Below decks is generous in size and headroom, whilst the Regatta Version on display is streamlined for harbor day racing, customised to the owners specifications. As standard, the 350 offers the winning true Cruiser Racer combination of splendidly appointed cruising quarters with tantalizing performance. Available in three distinctive formats, Cruising, Cruiser Racer and Club Regatta.