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Impression 43

Designed in partnership with Humpreys Yacht Design, as well as Pininfarina, the Elan Impression 43 elegantly fuses functionality with comfort. It showcases a semi-deck-saloon design, allowing an abundance of natural light and spacious interiors. A balanced sail plan and a modern hull geometry provide unparalleled stability and safety.

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Elan Impression 43

The Elan Impression 43 has been officially nominated for the esteemed European Yacht of the Year Award. A hallmark of innovation and quality in the yachting world, this accolade is considered the 'Oscar' of the marine industry. This is the third consecutive new model from Elan that has been nominated for the European Yacht of the Year Award.

The Elan I43 has been designed with every comfort in mind. Leisure when cruising is guaranteed. Relaxation and enjoyment are a priority – everything from a large volume, sunbathing areas in the cockpit, outdoor grill and fridge options, to microwave and coffee machine options all blended into a yacht with the enviable sailing quality of a Humphreys-designed hull.

Technical Specification

Length Overall: 13.32 m | 43’ 8’’

Length Overall (with bowsprit): 13.60 m | 44' 7"

Hull length: 12.82 m | 42'

Length at waterline: 12.20 m | 40’

Beam: 4.25 m | 13’ 11”

Draft (standard): 1.95 m | 6’ 5”

Draft (option): 1.70 m | 5’ 7”

Air Draft (incl. antenna): 19.90 m | 65’ 3”

STD displacement: 11,100 kg | 24,471 lbs

Ballast (standard): 3,541 kg | 7,807 lbs

Ballast (option): 3,686 kg | 8,126 lbs

Engine (standard): Yanmar 4JH45 45 HP

Engine (option): Yanmar 4JH57 / 57 HP or Yanmar 4JH80 / 80 HP

Engine (electric option): Oceanvolt electric TBQ

Fuel Capacity: 287 L | 75.8 US gal

Water Capacity (Standard): 270 L | 71.3 US gal

Water Capacity (option): 470 L | 124 US gal

Mainsail (standard): 46.68 m2 | 502.5 ft²

Mainsail Furling (option): 42.10 m2 | 453.2 ft²

Self Tacking Jib (standard): 34.1 m2 | 367 sq feet

Genoa (option): 41.30 m2 | 444.5 ft²

Gennaker: 118 m2 / 1,270 ft²

I: 16.30 m | 53’ 6”

J: 4.815 m | 15’9”

P: 15.20 m | 49’10”

E: 5.43 m | 17’10”

Design: Humphreys Yacht Design & Elan Design Team

Why Choose an Elan Impression 43



The cockpit is built for enjoyment at anchor as well as sailing pleasure. Ample seating for up to 10 people will make sure everyone has comfort on board. The optional modular cockpit table converts into two sunbeds and enables lounging and sunbathing in the cockpit as well. Beautifully designed steering pedestals can support 9-inch electronics and a myriad of other instruments one might wish for. The twin helm with composite steering wheels offers freedom of movement aboard.

There are plenty of cockpit lockers as well, offering enough space for a life-raft, and any other equipment that needs to be on hand.

Integrated into the deck are two transom boxes, which offer an extended seating area for the skipper and guests and can hold both a grill and a refrigerator.

The yacht comes with a small bathing platform in standard specification, and that can be upgraded to a large platform for more space, safety, and a closed transom feel.

No Impression yacht would be complete without the now-iconic transom seats, which are sure to be the first taken as the yacht sets sail.

The deck can be enhanced with both synthetic and real teak, depending on the wishes of the owner. Large, flush hatches and portlights are built in the coach roof in many places, letting both light and that soothing breeze into the interior.

The yacht has a self-tacking jib in standard, but can also be upgraded to a genoa among other options.



Owners can choose between three or four-cabin versions. The three-cabin version includes an en-suite with an island bed and a spacious head with a separate shower, and the four-cabin version adds a cabin with bunk beds, perfect for families or groups of friends.

The interior is built with “rustic” oak veneer and marine-grade plywood, contrasted with modern gray-coloured storage cupboards. A solid oak wood finish is applied wherever the furniture is expected to go through most use, to increase its durability.

The saloon can comfortably seat the crew around a centre table, flanked by two solid wood chairs that fold in a pre-determined space when sailing. It can also be easily converted into a double berth.

The long side-galley features a three-ring stove with an oven and a front-opening refrigerator on the convenient L-shaped cabinet. The long layout offers plenty of surface space and cupboards for storage. The stove area is protected by easy-to-clean panels and is ventilated by a hatch above.

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Forward order available July 2024

Stock order Elan Impression 43 currently in production planning - Available from the factory in July'2024
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