Luxe et al are delighted to announce Elan Yachts have been shortlisted for Sailing Yacht under 40 Metres Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2017.
The GT5 offers a premium lifestyle on a higher volume yacht, based on the Elan award winning performance hulls, with a deck saloon and enhanced cockpit to give a truly luxurious performance cruiser. The GT5 is designed with a short-handed crew in mind, making it easy for a crew of two to handle the yacht easily. The halyards and sheeting are controlled from the helmsman’s position, which keeps the cockpit clean of all lines, ensuring the utmost in comfort and safety on-board.The launch of the new GT Series begins with the GT5, which is based on the award-winning Elan E5. This yacht will bring the true meaning of Gran Turismo to the yachting world, a Performance Grand Touring Yacht. She has all her control lines led aft for the helmsmen to handle without even moving forward, leaving a clear and uncluttered companion way, ensuring easy handling for shorthanded sailing. The cockpit is a space for entertaining and relaxing with its dual table system, option of convertible sun bed and ample storage. The decks are clear and easy to move around, continuing the commitment to a safe and easy to handle cruising yacht. The sleek lines that you have come to expect from Elan, give this yacht the final overall appearance that is a “head turner” in every port you visit.
The GT5 is a unique yacht in this size range with the inverted saloon arrangement and semi raised deck saloon with sleek and elegant lines. Design, in combination with state of the art build quality and materials makes, the Elan GT5 a sailing yacht with no direct competition in its size range. The overall length of the GT5 is 13.2 metres and is available in three different cabin layouts to ensure maximum utility of the yacht’s full beam.