Impression 40

Elan Impression 40 Performance Cruising Yacht


The Impression 40, a most impressive sailing yacht is designed to satisfy even the most demanding cruising families, friends and couples who really appreciate the distinctive design, style and comfort. Her welcoming Deck Saloon provides abundant natural light through the panoramic windows. The Impression 40 offers exceptional interior volume and quality finish combined with safe and easy handling whilst under sail.


  • Functional L-shaped galley,
  • Double size saloon table with the option of creating an additional double berth,
  • The saloon features an innovative flip-up navigation table transforming into a settee or a berth,
  • Spacious aft cabins with tempered glass hull portholes and access to the engine compartment,
  • Second spacious and bright head compartment accessible from the saloon,
  • En-suite forward cabin with plenty of storage under the large double berth.
  • The option of a single owners cabin aft takes advantage of the full beam, offering the utmost comfort below deck with plenty of privacy and stowage space. The cabin offers four opening hatches for optimal ventilation and two hull portlights for natural light.


    In line with Impression’s commitment to deliver the best sailing experience with every model, every time, the new Impression 40 is an impressively fast cruiser. Everything aboard the Impression 40 is well-thought out to ensure a pleasurable experience, whether under sail cruising or when reveling in picturesque secluded bays at anchor. The spacious cockpit with large, protected sitting areas and the fixed cockpit table provide superior comfort for crew and visitors, while the large sunbathing deck forward will be everyone’s delight. The twin steering wheel arrangement offers an ideal position for the helmsman, while the wide transom and bathing platform ensure easy access to the sea. With the option of the large platform you are also able to enclose the cockpit completely whilst under sail.


    The Impression 40 interior is spacious and airy with abundant natural light thanks to the Deck Saloon and hull windows. With her contemporary design the interior offers quality and comfort superior to her class. The saloon features a large settee to starboard and another on the port side, with a generous L-shaped galley to satisfy even the most demanding chefs. The Impression 40 benefits from the unique flip-up chart table thus allowing full access to the settee berth when not in use. Accommodation onboard the Impression 40 is exceptionally comfortable with spacious cabins fore and aft, with four interior layout options to choose from.

    Elan Impression 40 Specifications & Features
    Length overall
    11.90 m | 39’0’’ ft
    Hull length 11.48 m | 38’8’’ ft
    Length at waterline 10.00 m | 32’9’’ ft
    Beam 3.91 m | 12’9’’ ft
    Draft 1.80 m | 5’1’’ ft
    Light displacement 8.000 kg | 17,600 lbs
    Ballast 2.545 kg | 5,600 lbs
    Water capacity 240 liters | 63.3 US gal
    Fuel capacity 170 liters | 44.7 US gal
    Engine 29.0 kW / 39 hp
    Air draft 17.60 m | 57’8’’ ft
    Mainsail 37.9 m2 | 407’9’’ sq ft
    Genoa 38.1 m2 | 410’1’’ sq ft
    Gennaker 98.0 m2 | 1054’8’’ sq ft
    I 13.96 m | 45’9’’ ft
    J 3.90 m | 12’9’’ ft
    P 13.00 m | 42’7’’ ft
    E 4.86 m | 15’11’’ ft

    Elan S5 Standard Layout
    Standard Layout

    Elan S5 Optional Layout
    Optional Layout