Elan 45 - Specifications




Name:                                                 SOFIA
TYPE:                                                 ELAN 45
Design:                                                Rob Humphreys & Elan Marine  Design team.
YEAR OF BUILT/LAUNCHED:     Model 2003 Launched 200 7 .
COUNTRY BUILT:                          SLOVENIA
LENGTH IN FEET:                           45'
Length overall:                                    13.70 m
Hull length:                                         13.41 m
Register length:                                   12.23 m
Length at waterline:                            11.49 m          
BEAM:                                               4.18 m
HULL MATERIAL:                          GRP
HULL NO:                                         SI-ELA45056A303
DRAFT:                                              2.10 m
Ballast:                                                3550 kg
DISPLACEMENT:                            10620 Kg
CABINS:                                            3/4+SALOON
WC/SHOWER:                                  3 + Cockpit shower
ENGINE TYPE:                                 YANMAR 4JH3E. Year 2008
Engine No:                                          E21475
Drive system:                                      Propellor shaft, Driveshaft.
HP/COOLING SYSTEM:                  56 HP
ENGINE HOURS:                             500
Air conditioners                                 220v 30000BTU 2012
SAILS/AGE/CONDITION:              Furling Main sail and Furling Genoa, Both of 2007
Mainsail:                                              47,00 m2
Genoa:                                                 71,00 m2
Spinnaker:                                           180,00 m2 (no)
REFRIGERATORS:                          Electric
BATTERIES:                                     5 Gel, (all of 2013)
HOT WATER:                                    Yes
PUMPS:                                              Electric x 3+ Manual
WINDLASS:                                      QUICK 1200 W
Anchor:                                               Bruce with 70 m chain 10 mm
HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES:                    Gas stove- Oven 2007
VHF:                                                   ICOM  IC-M401EURO
DSC:                                                   ICOM DS-100
DEPTH SOUNDER:                          Raymarine ST60
LOG:                                                   Raymarine ST60
WIND INDICATOR:                        Raymarine ST60
AUTOPILOT:                                    Raymarine ST6001
GPS:                                                    GPS+ Plotter (Raymarine RC425)
STEERING:                                       Wheel X 2
FUEL:                                                 250 L
WATER:                                             500 L
Bowthruster (80kgf)
Bimini top+ Sprayhood
EPIRB, 2 Anchors, Shore power +    Battery charger,
Boomvang (fixed),

OWNER SINCE:                      NEW
VESSEL'S CONDITION:        Very good
FLAG AND VAT:                 Hollad

COMMENTS:        Can be modified easily to 4 cabins version (with
owner's cabin in front).


The hull is a hand laid laminate. The first two layers of the underwater section
are laminated with isopthalic polyester resin for osmosis protection.


The deck is a one - piece laid fiberglass reinforced polyester laminate, partly
polyester - balsa sandwich for thermo and sound isolation.


The deck is glued to the flange on the hull, bolted through and laminated with
multi-axial fabrics in transom and anchor area.

The 3550 kilograms keel is made of cast iron (standard draft is 2.10m).


The balanced rudder is a fiberglass reinforced polyester laminate with rudder
stock and internal grid, both constructed in stainless steel.


The E45 has been built in accordance with the European CE - certification
and meets the requirements of the CE - directive 9425CE for recreational crafts.
These rules require a certain standard of the hull and deck strength, structural
bulkheads and stringers, keel and rudder and their attachment to the hull, safety
and stability, engine and gas installation, seacocks, manuals and documentation
of all major installations. The CE class A certificate was issued by Germanischer


Stainless steel steamhead fitting with two rollers.

Self bailing anchor locker with closing facility.

Electrical anchor windlass 1200W.

Stainless steel forward pulpit with integrated teak step.

Stainless steel aft pushpits with flagpole holder.

Stainless steel stanchions.

2 rows of sheated stainless steel cable lifelines with turnbuckles.

6 aluminium mooring cleats with protection on toe rail.

Special silver anodized aluminium toe rail with integrated rubbing strake for
protection and reinforcement for hull to deck joint.

2 stainless steel grabrails on coachroof.

2x deck organizers.

2x rope clutches.

2 winches on coachroof.

2 genoa sheet winches.

2 genoa sheet tracks with adjustable ball bearing genoa cars.

Jamming footblocks for genoa sheets.

Engine control lever at the steering pedestal.

Engine dashboard near the steering pedestal.

Compasses on both steering pedestals.

1 winch handle bin.

1 cockpit locker on port and starboard side.

1 stowage locker under port helmsman s seat.

1 gas bottle locker under starboard helmsman s seat , draining outboards.

Teak laid cockpit seats, cockpit floor and bathing platform.

Folding stern door - bathing platform with integrated stainless steel bathing

Stowage locker for life raft at the rear of the cockpit, close to the water
level, enabling easy and safe operation in extreme conditions (dimensions 700x440x300
mm). Fresh water shower at transom.

Inspection cover for steering on transom.

2 leather covered steering wheels (diameter 1000mm).


Forward sail locker with opening hatch.
Mainsheet traveler track with adjusting lines in cockpit (in front of the steering


Masthead rig.

Silver anodized aluminium keel stepped mast.

Silver anodized single line reefing boom.

Mast step fitting with blocks.

Spinnaker pole rail.

Stainless steel standing rigging.

Rigid boom vang with gas spring.

2 sets of aft swept airfoil tapered spreaders.

1 standard mainsail with mast track sliders and two reefs.

1 furling genoa with anti UV strip.

All halyards and tensioners running to cockpit.

All halyards and the plastic reinforced electrical cables are running inside

1 jib halyard.

1 main halyard.

2 genoa sheets.

1 main sheet.

1 outhaul for main.

1 boom lift.

2 main sheet traveller car adjusting lines.

2 genoa sheet car adjusting lines.

2 reefing lines - outhaul lead back to cockpit.

1 spi - halyard.

1 spi - pole uphaul.



Headroom 1860mm.

Double berth 2000mm x 19501050mm with 120mm high density foam mattress.

2 hanging lockers.

2 drawers under berth.

2 large lateral stowage shelves.

2 brass reading lights with switch.

3 overhead light with switch.

2 fixed hull portlight with curtain.

2 deck hatches.

Water tank (250 liters) and stowage area under the berth.


Same fitting as Version 1.


Same fitting as Version 1.


Same fitting as Version 1.


Same fitting as Version 1 except:

2 brass reading lights with switch.

Wooden lining.



Same fitting as Version 2.



Headroom 1880mm.

U - shaped galley top with corianth worktop and with drawers and lockers underneath.

Top opening 12V refrigerator.

Gimbaled 3 - ring cooker and oven with safety rail.

Double sink.

Mixer tap with pressurized hot and cold water system.

1 sea water foot pump.

Lockers and cupboards along the hull.

1 neon light over the worktop.

3 overhead lights with switch.

1 fixed hull portlight with curtain.

2 opening deck portlights with curtains.


Headroom 1930mm.

Ergonomically U - shaped settee with cushions and backrests for 8 people on
port with stowage compartments underneath.

Centreline settee with stowage under for 2 people.

Folding saloon table with stowage locker for bottles in the middle - auxiliary
double bunk as option. Lockers along the hull.

1 fixed hull portlight with curtain.

2 opening deck portlights with curtains.

1 stainless steel water tank of 150 liters (for version 4 and 5).

1 large opening deck hatch.

3 halogen overhead lights with switch.

Stainless steel grabrail.


Chart table 700 x 600mm.

Adjustable reading spotlight.

Panel for navigation instruments with voltmeter for batteries, fresh water and
fuel level indicator.

1 opening deck portlight with curtain.

2 overhead light with switch.

Book shelve.

Lockers and drawer.

Navigators seat with stowage compartment underneath.

Large hanging locker for oilskins with drainage to the central bilge.


Electric bilge pump for waste water from forward and aft heads with automatic

Central electric bilge pump with automatic float switch.

Hand operated bilge pump in cockpit with strainer in bilge.

Stainless steel water tanks (approx. 500 liters - tank positions varies from

Water heater of 28 liters (heat exchanger and 220V heater).

Electric fresh water pump.


Diesel engine 56 HP fitted with conventional shaft assembly. Model 2008.

Stainless steel fuel tank of approx. 250 liters.

Fuel filter with water separator.

Sea water filter.

Engine room is sound proofed and insulated with special foam to CE standard,
thickness 50mm.

Engine compartment ventilation via 2 ventilators.

Fixed propeller.

Excellent all round accessibility to engine.

Engine mounted on bracket, built into the inner moulding.

Engine alternator 220 Amp.


12V circuit.

3 separate main switches and blocking diode.

5x 100 Ah batteries

All circuit are protected with individual magnetic circuit breakers.

Navigation lights> bi-color on pulpit, stern on pushpit, steaming, flood,
anchor and compass illumination.

220V shore power plug.

2x 12V plug on the instrument panel.

Gur Mizrahi