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Elan E4 races in the Blue Ribbon (Kékszalag) Round the Lake Balaton Race

by Elan Yachts Team 22 Dec 2020 02:33 PST

Elan E4 attended the most prestigious and biggest race on the lake Balaton in Hungary with around 600 participants.

The Blue Ribbon (Kékszalag) Round the Lake Balaton Race is the oldest round the lake sailing competition in Europe. It is sailed on the longest course approx. 155 km - 84 nautical miles and the current course record is 7 hours 13 minutes.

The Hungarian racing beauty named 'Elanor' was placed 41 all around and 1st in its class. Thanks to Imre Scholtz and his amazing crew from Ocean Sailing SE club for this amazing result.

Want to beat the record? More information about participating in the next regatta, please find on Kékszalag official website .

Specifications:

 Length Overall 10.60 m | 34’9’’ ft
 Hull length 10.60 m | 34’9’’ ft
 Length at waterline 10.10 m | 33’1’’ ft
 Beam 3.50 m  | 11’6’’ ft
 Draft (standard) 2.15 m  | 7’1’’ ft
 Draft (option) 1.70 m | 5’7’’ ft / 2.35m | 7’8’’ ft
 Light displacement (mLCC) 5.132 kg | 11,3 lbs
 Ballast (standard) 1.385 kg | 3053 lbs
 Ballast (option) 1.560 kg | 3439 lbs / 1.300 kg | 2866 lbs
 Water capacity 185 liters | 48 US gal
 Fuel capacity 75 liters | 19 US gal
 Engine Volvo (standard) 22 kW / 30 hp  Volvo Penta
 Engine Yanmar (option) 21 kW / 29 hp  Yanmar
 Air draft 17.61 m  | 57’9’’ ft
 Mainsail 35.91 m2 | 386’5’’ sq ft
 Jib 29.68 m2 | 319’4’’ sq ft
 Gennaker 110.00 m2 | 1184’0’’ sq ft
 I 13.77 m | 45’2’’ ft
 J 4.03 m | 13’2’’ ft
 P 13.49 m | 44’3’’ ft
 E  4.63 m | 15’2’’ ft

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