Boat Details

The Elan Impression 434 is a highly capable cruising yacht combining a voluminous interior with excellent seagoing sailing performance. Sleeping eight across four cabins with a very spacious and light saloon she is designed for comfortable cruising and offshore passage making.

'Wight Orca' has been significantly upgraded and well maintained by her current owner and is ready for her next adventure!

Please contact our Kip Marina office to arrange an appointment to view.



LOA 13.41 m
LWL 11.45 m
Beam 4.18 m
Draft 1.90 m
Displacement 10,900 kg

Hull, Deck & Keel

  • Solid GRP hull below the waterline
  • PVC foam cored topsides and deck
  • White gelcoat
  • Cast iron fin keel
  • Flared lead ballast bulb
  • Semi balanced spade rudder
  • Spare rudder available
  • Sugar scoop stern
  • Built to Germanischer Lloyd specifications
  • CE Category A (Ocean)


  • Stainless Steel Pullpit
  • Stainless Steel Pushpit
  • Double guard rails with Port and Starboard gates
  • Double Stainless Steel Bow roller
  • Lofran Electric Anchor windlass
  • Deep bow anchor locker
  • 16Kg Lewmar Delta anchor with 60m (10mm) chain (2020)
  • Spare Bruce 'kedge' anchor
  • Aluminium Bow, Stern and Midship mooring cleats
  • Aluminium toe rail
  • 2 x Harken 40 two speed self tailing coachroof mounted winches
  • 2 x Harken 46 two speed self tailing primary winches
  • 2 banks of 5 x coachroof mounted Spinlock rope jammers
  • Twin wheels providing clear forward visibility
  • Teak finished bathing platform with Stainless Steel boarding ladder
  • 2 x large cockpit lockers
  • Stern lockers for warps and fenders
  • Central teak double leaf cockpit table
  • Teak cockpit sole and seats
  • Stainless steel coachroof mounted life raft frame

Interior & Accommodation

Sleeping eight across four cabins (with an optional extra double in the saloon) her interior is superbly spacious and light. With a large galley and twin heads compartments she is laid out for practical seagoing passage making and comfortable living while at anchor or in the marina. Webasto diesel fired heating and LED lighting throughout.


  • Large and very comfortable U shaped seating to Port
  • Linear settee seating to Starboard

  • Generous double leaf folding table

  • Table lowers to form an additional double berth with infill cushion

  • Lots of natural light throughout

  • Plentiful storage options


  • Large L shaped raised galley

  • Three burner gas stove and oven

  • Deep twin double sinks with hot and cold mixer taps

  • Deep fridge and freezer units

  • Storage drawers, cupboards and shelving

Navigation Station

  • Forward facing navigation station opposite the galley
  • Electrical distribution panel and Navigation instruments

Forward Cabin

  • Owners double forepeak cabin

  • Large double V berth

  • Hanging locker and storage

port forward cabin

  • Double bunk cabin to Port

  • Large hanging locker


  • Jabsco manual sea toilet

  • Retractable mixer shower head

  • Moulded sink unit

  • Outboard and below sink storage

PORT Aft Cabin

  • Large double berth
  • Hanging locker
  • Outboard shelving
  • Two opening ventilation portholes
  • Ample storage space below bunks


  • Large double berth
  • Hanging locker
  • Outboard shelving
  • Two opening ventilation portholes
  • Ample storage space below bunks

starboard aft heads and shower

  • Jabsco manual sea toilet
  • Full size shower cubicle
  • Moulded sink unit
  • Mixer tap at sink
  • Access via saloon and Starboard aft cabin
  • Ample storage

Navigation Equipment

  • Raymarine Hybridtouch chart plotter at helm station (2020)
  • Raymarine ST60 plus Tridata (Log, speed and depth)

  • Raymarine ST60 plus wind instrumentation

  • Raymarine E80 chartplotter (Nav station)

  • Raymarine radar linked to the above E80 chartplotter

  • Raymarine 55E VHF Radio (Nav station)

  • AIS transceiver unit (2020)

  • Raymarine Autopilot (2020)

  • Entel handheld VHF

  • Cobra Marine handheld VHF

  • Olympic 135 magnetic steering compass

  • Full set of sealed LED Navigation lights (2020)

Machinery & Propulsion

  • Volvo Penta D2-55D inboard diesel
  • 55Hp four cylinder
  • Freshwater indirect cooling
  • Engine last serviced winter 2020
  • Sail drive external gaiter seal and internal diaphragm replaced winter 2020
  • Saildrive leg serviced winter 2020
  • New saildrive anode winter 2020
  • All seacocks and skin fittings replaced winter 2020
  • New propeller (2020)
  • MaxPower Bow thruster with independent 12v battery

Rig & Sails


  • Standing rigging fully replaced as of 2019
  • Selden Aluminium Mast, boom and kicker

  • Single line slab reefing mainsail

  • Furlex 3005 roller furling headsail unit

  • All lines led aft to cockpit

  • Coachroof mounted mainsail track


  • Mainsail (serviced winter2020)
  • Roller Furling Headsail (serviced winter 2020)
  • Storm Jib
  • Spare Mainsail and Headsail
  • Stackpack and Lazyjack system

Electrical Systems

  • 1 x 95 Amp/Hr 12v engine start battery
  • 2 x 100 Amp/Hr 12v domestic batteries
  • 1 x 95 Amp/Hr bow thruster battery
  • 230v shore power with outlets throughout interior
  • Shore power cable with meter
  • 12v charger and invertor
  • Victron Energy battery monitor at Nav station

Audio Visual

  • Technika LED bulkhead mounted monitor
  • Alpine MP3/radio with saloon speakers

Plumbing & Tankage

  • 516 Litre Fresh Water tankage
  • 230 Litre Fuel tank
  • 100 Litre Holding tank
  • Hot and Cold pressurised water
  • Cockpit shower

Canvas work

  • Blue canvas sprayhood
  • Blue canvas stackpack
  • Outboard cover

Safety Equipment

  • Seago 6 man life raft (2021)
  • Emergency tiller
  • Horse shoe life buoy
  • Danbuoy
  • 6 x lifejackets and harnesses
  • Deck lifelines
  • 8 x fire extinguishers
  • Smoke and gas alarms
  • Fire blanket in galley

Additional Equipment

  • Seago 270 inflatable tender (2020)
  • Mariner 2.5Hp 4 stroke outboard (2020)
  • 2 x Yellow gas bottles
  • Various warps and fenders
  • Dehumidifier and bar style greenhouse heaters for winter layup

Please Note:

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.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner's specific needs.

Whilst we make best effort to obtain documentation from Vendors it is advisable to check what is available before travelling to view or making an offer.

Contact Us

Kip Office

Tel: +44 (0) 1475 529975

Email Us

The Yacht Harbour,
GB, PA16 0AW

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