Sporting flair

An exclusive and stylish new flagship model is taking shape in the Elan shipyard in partnership with an iconic sports car brand.

17 December 2019


The next Elan Yacht will overall be a 49-foot luxury grand tourer that is set to redefine the concept of the modern performance cruising yacht.

The keenly anticipated Elan GT6 is the result of a three-way collaboration between Elan Yachts, Humphreys Yacht Design, and Studio F A Porsche. Following on from their highly acclaimed superyacht design projects, this is the first time that Studio F A Porsche has been deeply involved in the design of a sailing yacht.

A natural, upscale evolution from Elan’s ground-breaking and successful GT5, the new GT6 is also the first yacht in its class to feature the clean, stylish silhouette of a flush deck.

Styled by Porsche to turn heads and leave a striking first impression, with an innovative hull and sail plan drawn by Humphreys for exhilarating performance and a comfortable motion at sea, the GT6 encapsulates the exclusivity and luxurious sporting spirit of the classic gran turismo concept.


Built from premium materials throughout, with Elan’s unique combination of cutting-edge composite engineering, market-leading 3D VAIL infusion technology and fine traditional craftsmanship, the GT6 is optimised for fast, medium-range offshore sailing, easy handling and luxury liveaboard cruising.

“Our powerful new flagship model offers discerning sailors all the benefits of Elan build quality and Humphreys performance with the design flair of Studio F A Porsche,” says Marko Škrbin, Director of Marine Division at Elan. “With the GT6 you can sail further, faster, cruise in comfort and arrive in style.”

“The fundamental idea behind the design of Elan’s new GT6 yacht Design by Studio F. A. Porsche is to create a modern and unique sailing experience that unifies nature and technology while traveling the high seas,” says Studio F. A. Porsche.

“The yacht’s exterior focus’ on combining minimalism with dynamics, while bringing watersports closer to nature. The result is a stunning aft deck composed of sculptured volumes inspired by aero-dynamic elements used in sports cars.”

Further details and specifications of the Elan GT6 remain shrouded in secrecy but more will be revealed at Europe’s biggest boat show, Boot Düsseldorf, in January 2020.

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