2008 Elan Impression 434 for Sale

£109,950 tax paid

Finance from £806.21 per month *

General Information

Make and Model Elan Impression 434
Year 2008
Name "Karma Daze"
Length Overall 44 feet (13.41 m)
Length to Water Line 42.5 feet (12.95 m)
Beam 13.71 feet (4.18 m)
Draft 6.23 feet (1.90 m)
Displacement 10,902 kilograms

Hull Fibreglass
Engine(s) Volvo Penta D2-55
Engine Power 55 hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity 220 litres
Water Tank Capacity 516
Heads 2
Location Lagos, Portugal


This is NOT a normal Elan 434 Impression. This Elan 434 Impression has been extensively modified and fitted for blue water cruising. Karma Daze comes with all of the equipment you would want to have to set sail safely in a fast cruiser to cross the Oceans of the world. She is fast safe and comfortable with a long list of extras to make your passage as pleasant a journey as possible.This is an impeccably maintained boat, ARC ready or even further across the oceans of the world. To fully appreciate this Elan 434 Impression you need to see her. Appointments only.


Built in 2008 by Elan Marine Slovenia and designed by Rob Humphries
Silver/grey hull and white superstructure
Teak laid cockpit sole and cockpit seats
Twin wheel steering
Fin keel - sandblasted and epoxied October 2019
International Micron 99 antifouling October 2019
New rudder bearings May 2018

Length Overall:   13.41m
Beam:                 4.18m
Draft:                   1.90m
Displacement    10,900kgs
Ballast                 3310kgs

Water tank 516L
Fuel tank 220L
Holding tank 100L
Hot water tank 30L
Pressurised water system

Mechanicals and Electrics

Engine and saildrive serviced October 2019
Volvo foldng propeller - currently not fitted
Three blade fixed prop
Bowthruster (80kgf) with dedicated batteries
Spectra Watermaker

AC and DC circuits
2 x 130w solar panels on stainless arch
Paguro 5000 4kw generator
Merlin Smart Meter Battery Monitor
Rutland 914i wind generator
Seven 12v batteries - all new April 2019
Mastervolt 1200W inverter
All internal lighting converted to LED


Fractional 9/10ths sloop rig
Selden mast with Selden mast sliders
Selden boom
Selden gas rod kicker - new 2017
Slab reefing with single line reefing
Three reef points
Stainless steel standing rigging - inspected Feb 2018
Recent new main halyard and mainsheet
Spinnaker halyard
Stackpack bag (New 2015)
Lazy jacks
Detachable bowsprit
Spinnaker pole
Genoa cars adjustable from cockpit

2 x Harken 44.2 electric self-tailing halyard winches
2 x Harken upgraded 48.2 genoa winches

Fully Battened mainsail by Doyle Sails - Nov 2018
110% Furling genoa by Crusader Sails
140% Furling Genoa by Victory Sails
Cruising chute by Crusader Sails 

Navigational Equipment

Raymarine ST60+ Tridata
Raymarine ST60+ Wind
Raymarine ST60+ Graphic
Raymarine ST6002 S3G Smart Pilot - (updated gyro 2014)
2 x Raymarine E80 chart plotters
Raymarine radar scanner
Raymarine AIS
Raymarine 54E DSC/VHF with cockpit speaker
Echomax radar reflector
ICOM 802e SSB radio
Iridium 9555 sat phone
Paktor SSB modem
Furuno Navtex

Pilot books and cruising guides


Owners forward cabin with complete heads compartment to port and additional separate shower to starboard
Two aft double cabins
Spacious heads compartment with separate shower and wet locker
L-shaped galley to port
Navigation station to starboard
Generous saloon seating with large drop leaf table accommodating 8 adults
Additional reading lights in each cabin and saloon
Blinds to all hatches and windows
Classic stripe teak/holly floorboards

Owners forward cabin with access to double berth both sides
Hanging locker to port, shelved locker to starboard, each with opening storage above
Deep drawer under berth and further storage under seating port and starboard
Two ports port and starboard with blinds
Opening hatch with Mosquito and blackout blinds
En-suite toilet and sink to port with with mirror cupboards and under sink storage.

U-shaped settee seating to port for dining
Settee and berth to starboard
Upholstery is blue coloured cloth
Drop leaf dining table
Opening hatch above with blackout and mosquito blinds
LED Safety lights under companionway steps and cabin sole
Alpine AM/FM radio/CD player with stereo speakers

L-shaped galley to port
Three burner gas hob with oven
Double stainless steel sink with sink covers
Stainless mixer tap with hot and cold pressurised water
Spacious front-loading 12v fridge with freezer compartment, plus additional top-loading freezer/fridge
Large amounts of storage for provisions, pans, cutlery and utensils

Chart table to starboard
AC/DC control panel
Navigators seat with storage beneath

Heads compartment to starboard located just behind the navigation station
Sea toilet
Vanity mirror
Wet locker

Two aft cabins with double berth
12V ventilation fan and 2 reading lights in each cabin
Exterior ports with blinds, plus 2 ventilation hatches with
Mosquito screens and blinds opening to cockpit
Each cabin has both hanging and shelved lockers with additional open storage above lockers
Seating with storage below
Generous under-berth and in-floor storage

Deck Equipment

Lofrans 1000w electric windlass with dedicated battery and remote control
18kg Danforth anchor with 5m chain and 40m warp
20kg Rocna anchor with 60m chain and 40m warp
Teak seats integrated into pushpit
Cockpit tent with seperate cockpit sunshade netting
Wheel covers
Winch covers
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table cover
Stainless steel bathing ladder
Hot and cold cockpit shower
Waterproof cockpit speakers
Cockpit table in teak
Deck gate in guard rails port and starboard side
Outboard motor bracket
Avon Airdeck 280 inflatable dinghy
Tohatsu 5hp outboard

Safety Equipment

Electric bilge pump 
Manual bilge pump
Extra plug-in bilge pump
6 person liferaft mounted on transom - next service due Aug 2020
2 x horseshoe buoys with lights and mounting brackets
Man overboard retrieval sling
5 x pad eyes in cockpit
Jack stays
ARC spec flare pack - expiry 2021


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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