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Discover the fantastic West Coast of Scotland by boat! Charter this Elan 434 Impression Sailing Yacht for up to 10 people. Rates as low as £2,199 per week. Skipper can be provided at a cost of £100 per day plus food. Rates: • March 31, 2008 to April 15, 2018: £2,199 • April 15, 2018 to May 13, 2018: £2,499 • May 13, 2018 to August 26, 2018: £2,749 • August 26, 2018 to September 30, 2018: £2,499 • September 30, 2018 to October 14, 2018: £2,199 Damage Deposit: • £1,000 Discounts • Early Bird Discount: 7.5% if booked by 31 January 2018 • 5% if booked by 31 March 2018. • Two week booking discount: 7.5% Additional Services Fee: • Skipper: £100 per day plus food What You Can Expect: We have been sailing the West Coast of Scotland for over 40 years and want to share our experience and passion for the area with you. We are very excited that our sailboat is on West Coast of Scotland! She is an Elan Impression 434, a modern, good looking boat, easy to handle, swift and safe. We brought her to Scotland from Croatia in early spring and after an upgrade she now is available for charter. She is based in Oban, Argyll which is an easily accessed and perfect starting point for your West Coast adventure. We want you to enjoy the constantly changing and utterly stunning beauty of these coastal waters as much as we have over the years, and we believe that we will provide you with the sail quality and boat comfort to enable you to do so. If you have any queries whatsoever relating to chartering our sailboat, please don't hesitate to contact us. What To Expect Onboard: This yacht is an Elan 434 Impression 2006 model. Designed by the award winning Rob Humphreys, the Elan Impression 434 is a joy to sail and easy to handle whether in the confines of the marina or on the open seas. The Elan 434 is designed for a safe, first class sailing performance and swift passage making. This together with her spacious cockpit, well planned deck layout and roomy, comfortable interior make her the ideal yacht for cruising the West Coast of Scotland. Specification • Length Overall 13.41 m • Hull Length 13.00 m • Beam 4.18 m • Draft 1.60 / 1.90 m • Air draft 18.37 m • Displacement 10900 kg • Ballast 3450 / 3310 kg • Water capacity 850 litres (600+250) • Fuel capacity 270 litres • Holding tank 30 litres Accommodation • 4 cabins, 8 berths (sleeping 8 persons) One roomy and light double cabin up forward with hanging locker, storage space portholes and hatch access to the deck. Port side up forward, a bunk bed cabin with hanging locker, storage space, small seat and ventilation hatch to the deck. Aft, two sizeable double cabins each with hanging lockers, portholes to seaward and ventilation hatches to the cockpit. The starboard cabin has its own direct access to one of toilet cubicles. There is room for an additional two crew to sleep comfortably in the saloon Fresh bedding provided to suit each crew. Toilets (heads) Two - one forward and one aft; each has wash hand basin with hot and cold pressurised water and the aft cubicle includes a shower. Toilet paper and cleaning materials provided. Main saloon This yacht has a full width, bright saloon with windows, deck hatch and port holes. The saloon is fitted with a large, drop leaf table with central storage for drinks and glasses; the table can easily sit a convivial 10 people and is a great place for dining and story sharing! The saloon also has a TV screen and plenty of storage lockers. Galley To port and slightly elevated above the main saloon is a large, well equipped ‘L’ shaped galley including a stainless steel, gimbled, 3 burner cooker and oven (no grill), 200 litre front loading fridge, separate top loading freezer and two stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressurised water. Plenty of work space and storage lockers. Galley area includes cooking utensils, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery for 10 persons plus cleaning materials. Navigation area Amidships to starboard is a large chart table and chart storage area with navigation seat. Cloud Nine is equipped with navigation equipment, charts and publications for the West of Scotland. On the bulkhead to this area are the main switch board, DSC VHF radio and entertainment centre (including TV controls, radio, CD player and IPod docking station). For your added comfort, Cloud Nine is fitted with a central heating system, the controls for which are also situated at the chart table. The boat is fitted with shore power. Electronics • GPS Chartplotter Raymarine C80 • Autopilot Raymarine ST6001 Smartpilot • Graphic Raymarine ST60 • VHF Raymarine Ray 54E • Tridata Raymarine ST60+ • Wind Raymarine ST60+ • Compass Plastimo Olympic 135 (On cockpit table) Electrics • Bow thruster • Webasto heating • Electric windlass Lofrans • Batteries • Battery charger • Shore power connection 220V • Water pump • LCD TV • CD Player Pioneer (USB, iPod, Bluetooth) • Waterproof outside cockpit loudspeakers Kenwood Safety Our yacht is coded by the Marine and Coastguard Agency to sail in category 2 waters and is well equipped with safety gear for 10 persons (only 8 persons may stay overnight) including: • 1 x 10 persons SOLAS B liferaft, • Grab bag with safety equipment • 10 x automatic Life jackets with crotch straps and lights • 10x double clip safety lines • 1 x signal flag set • Ball and cone set located in port cockpit locker • 1 x waterproofed torch located in vicinity of chart table • 2 x horseshoe lifebuoys with drogues and lights • 1 x dan buoy located on pushpit • 1 x sea anchor and warp • Jackstays, port and starboard • Emergency VHF aerial located at chart table in main saloon • 4 x 2kg dry powder fire extinguishers • 1 x CO2 auto fire extinguisher fitted in engine compartment • 1 x fire blanket, located on bulkhead adjacent to galley sink • Galley gas alarm, • Bilge alarm, located below cabin sole • DSC VHF radio plus one hand held VHF • Inflatable dinghy • Solas off shore flare pack • Horse shoe life buoys and lights • Man overboard flag and pole • First aid kit • Soft wood bungs at every seacock What's Provided: (Already on board) • Life jackets and safety harnesses and first aid kit (see Safety for more details) • Outboard engine and dinghy • All charts (paper and electronic) and cruising guides for West Coast cruising • Binoculars • Pillows, duvets and all bedding • Cutlery, and crockery (including glasses) for a full crew • Cooking pots, pans and utensils • Galley starter pack: salt, pepper, small tins of tea bags, instant coffee and sugar, bin bags and sufficient boat cleaning materials for your cruise • A small selection of books and board games Bring your own • Oilskins (waterproof jackets and trousers) and marine welly boots • Food and drink • Music and reading material • Sense of adventure! Adventure Sailing • All inclusive • Gas • Diesel • Marina Fees • On board food Not Included • Meals ashore • Drinks If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
Davey is the owner and consultant skipper. He has over 45 years’ experience of cruising and racing in Scottish waters, has achieved considerable success in many sailingrunning endurance races and other multi day events and he has completed several yacht delivery trips, transatlantic included. He will be on hand for any questions you have concerning the boat and planning your West Coast cruise. If you feel you do not have sufficient experience or confidence to sail in these waters but like the look of our boat, Davey can provide a Skipper service for you for an additional fee of £100 per day plus food.
Highly recommend David and his yacht . Just back from chartering it for a week and spent the time sailing round Mull. Yacht is in good condition and a pleasure to sail.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.
Terms • Change over day: Saturdays, disembarking by 9.00 am on day of departure • Embarking: Saturdays 4 pm