ELISE WHISPER Yacht for Sale

78' (23.99m)

Not for sale or charter to U.S. residents while in U.S. waters.

Elise Whisper is equally well known for her regatta accomplishments and success on the charter market. As a racer, she took home prestigious honours at the Rolex Fastnet and Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup while as a charter yacht, she is always in demand with many returning charter guests. After substantial refits and maintenance periods, all major systems have been replaced or overhauled and she is offered in turn-key condition.  Here is a summary of recent improvements.








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Length 78 FT (23.99 M)
Beam 19 FT (5.91 M)
Year Built 2001
Construction Epoxy Composite
LOA 78 FT (23.99 M)
Beam 19 FT (5.91 M)
Min Draft 13 FT (3.8 M)
Water Capacity 900 Liters
Fuel Capacity 2 Liters
Hull Material Epoxy Composite
Details for ELISE WHISPER Private Luxury Yacht For sale

Full Specifications


Elise Whisper is equally well known for her regatta accomplishments and success on the charter market. As a racer, she took home prestigious honours at the Rolex Fastnet and Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup while as a charter yacht, she is always in demand with many returning charter guests. After substantial refits and maintenance periods, all major systems have been replaced or overhauled and she is offered in turn-key condition.  Here is a summary of recent improvements.


  • New anchor windlass with capstan
  • Major engine service, fresh water and raw water pumps
  • All new service batteries


  • New North Sails 3di mainsail
  • New hot water heater


  • Service of Reckmann genoa furler by Reckmann Gmbh
  • New Ronstan mainsail luff track and cars


  • Service of EC6+ standing rigging by Future Fibres
  • Rig service including full NDT of mast, boom and fittings
  • Replacement of inner forestay, backstay and checkstays
  • 230V AC system upgrade


  • Hydraulic system overhaul
  • Air conditioning chillers and fridge compressors overhaul
  • New entertainment systems


  • Replacement of teak deck
  • Replacement of Interior upholstery


  • Replacement of the engine with a Yanmar 4LHA-STP 240 hp
  • Replacement of the generator with an Onan MDKBV 19 kW
  • Rigging substitution with Carbon EC6+ rigging Repainting of the hull, boom and mast
  • Revision of the entire hydraulic system and substitution of all piping
  • Full inspection of the refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • New San Giorgio Sein monitoring system on fuel and water tanks
  • Fuel and water tanks replacement (new S/S tanks)
  • Replacement of the PTO and power pack
  • Code zero lock supply and installation on mast head
  • New rod forestay
  • New removable bowsprit
  • Revarnishing of all interior carpentry
  • Substitution of appliances (oven, cooker, washer and dryer)
  • Conversion of the entire lighting system to LED lights
  • Propeller replacement and service of stern gear



The hull is built on a female mould, using infusion technology, with SP System epoxy resin.

External skin: outer skin Kevlar and E-Glass

Core: PVC foam

Inner skin: carbon fibre

Hull Finish

Topsides painted in metallic silver

White painted cove and boot top stripes

White antifouling, applied in June 2021


The fixed T-bulb keel is composed of an upper steel fin section and lower bulb section

Total weight 10,800Kg


The single elliptical spade rudder is produced by SWS and composed of carbon fibre pre-preg skins on a closed cell polyurethane foam core.  Carbon fibre rudder shaft is supported by two self-aligning bearings from JP3. 

Steering Systems

Twin composite steering pedestals fitted in cockpit with roller bearings and flush mounted consoles, accommodating steering compasses and other instruments

Two 1200mm diameter wheels with teak trim and stainless-steel spokes/hub

Steering cables run over sheaves with high load bearings fixed on aluminium brackets.

Steering cable ends linked to a stainless-steel chain and a light alloy steering quadrant.

Steering cable in dyneema

Emergency steering tiller, mounted in forepeak


Hydraulic folding swim platform, 2x pistons

Hot/cold shower and storage lockers

Retractable passarelle with dedicated locker in transom


Deck Construction

The hull is built on a female mould, using infusion technology, with SP System epoxy resin

Inner and outer skin are carbon fibre and the core is PVC foam

Deck Finish

White painted superstructure and bright work

New teak deck fitted in 2015

Deck Lockers

Anchor locker with access to chain storage

Forepeak locker with storage for sails, rigging and equipment

Lazarette locker aft with access from either side.

Life raft lockers on either side of cockpit

A locker for gas bottles with ventilation is fitted in the lazarette.

Deck Equipment

Removable stainless steel and teak seats on either side of pushpit

Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions with double wire lifelines and gates on either side amidship

Winches by Harken, black anodized, all self-tailing

2Primary11103-speed, hydraulic
1Main sail sheet11103-speed, hydraulic
2Secondary9802-speed, hydraulic
2Halyard/Pit663-speed, hydraulic
1Halyard/Pit662- speed, manual
2Pit482- speed, manual

Sailing Hardware

All blocks, tracks and travellers by Harken

Jammers and clutches by Spinlock

Deck Arrangement

Anchoring & Mooring

Main anchor galvanized CQR 105lb with 110m of 12mm chain

Spare anchor Fortress with chain and rode, mounted in forepeak

Manual retractable alloy anchor arm folds away flush inside the anchor locker

Maxwell 4000 electric anchor windlass with capstan on top (new 2021)

Four Versari-Delmonte retractable alloy fairleads (two on each side)

Four Versari-Delmonte retractable alloy fairleads on transom

Six custom stainless-steel fairleads.  Three on each side

Fenders and mooring lines

Deck Canvas

Cushions and back rests for center cockpit

Cockpit table cover

Bimini over center cockpit with stainless steel frames

Sprayhoods for center and aft cockpit

Sun awning

Winch covers

Pedestal and wheel covers



Three guest cabins accommodating up to eight guests (one double bed and six single berths)

Crew cabin with ensuite head accommodating up to four crew

Interior furniture is made to the highest marine standards, using teak and where possible, sandwich construction with closed-cell PVC or resin-sealed paper honeycomb core, to reduce the weight.

Removable floorboards are finished in satin varnished oak and supported by aluminium bearers

Overhead hatches in guest areas with Oceanair blinds and mosquito screens

Removable overhead panels are covered in beige alcantara

Additional side panelling in white upholstery or beige alcantara

Flush mounted overhead LED lighting throughout

Reading lights at the head of each berth

Saloon upholstery- beige linen

Varnished teak countertops in guest heads, Corian countertops in crew heads & galley

Interior Arrangement

Aft Cabin (Owner’s Cabin)

Double berth located forward on the starboard and single berth to port, both with storage lockers and shelves outboard.  Drawers and lockers beneath berths. Cabinet between the berths with two drawers and two lockers. Hanging lockers, drawers and shelves forward to port with single seat sofa. Opening top work station/vanity desk forward on centerline with movable seat.

En suite head located forward to port.  Tecma WC, double wash basins, mirrors and storage lockers and separate shower compartment with shelves and teak seat.

Technical Room

Electrical equipment, tool storage and work bench located in small cabin aft of the nav station.

Nav Station

Located on aft starboard corner of saloon

Forward facing navigator’s desk with opening top chart table

Instruments and screens are flush mounted on teak finished panels

C-shaped settee to port with teak finished dining table.  Seating for eight persons.

Drinks refrigerator forward to port.  Storage lockers and drawers all around the saloon and below seating

Aft Guest Cabin (Port)

Single berths on either side of cabin with additional folding pullman above inboard berth. Storage lockers beneath lower berths and hanging locker located forward on the outboard side. 

En suite head located aft with Tecma WC, wash basin, mirrors, storage lockers and separate shower compartment

Forward Guest Cabin (Starboard)

Fixed lower single berth with folding pullman berth above

Storage and hanging lockers located forward

En suite head with Tecma WC, wash basin, mirrors, storage lockers and shower.  Head also accessible from saloon, can be used as a day head.


Located on the port side, forward of saloon.

Corian finished work surfaces inboard and outboard.  Double stainless-steel sinks

Lockers, cupboard and drawers for galley items

Galley Equipment

SMEG multifunction and gimballed oven

4x Alpes Inox gas burners

Extraction hood over cooker

Panasonic Microwave

Miele washer

Miele dryer

Crew Cabin

Located forward of the galley and accessible through galley or deck hatch

Upper and lower berths on port side with hanging locker aft and additional lockers forward

Single berth forward to starboard.

En suite head with Tecma WC, wash basin, mirrors, storage lockers and shower


Yanmar 4LHA-STP 240 hp @ 3.300 rpm – new in 2011 – 4,618 hours in September 2021

Brunton Varifold 4-blade propeller – 28” x 19                                  

Max Power Retract R 300/15 bow thruster, hydraulic operated via PTO on genset

Fuel System

Total capacity 1,7500 litres in four storage tanks plus one day tank

San Giorgio Sein monitoring system with display at electrical panel

Plumbing Systems

Total capacity 900 litres in three tanks

60-litre 220v hot water heater

Horizon watermaker producing 160 litres per hour

Ventilation System

Frigomar centralized air conditioning system with reverse-cycle heating

Fan coils in each cabin

Refrigeration Systems

3x 220 V compressors – all can be run using inverter, shore power or generator

3x outboard condensers (one for each compressor unit)

2x custom front-loading refrigerator boxes in galley (one is a freezer)

1x freezer box in galley bilge

Stainless steel custom drink refrigerators in saloon

Drainage System

Bilge manifold with manual selection of bilge area to drain.  Operated by 1x manual and 1x 24v electric pump

Shower sumps and washbasins with automatic overboard pumps

Hydraulic Systems

Central hydraulic power pack with one 14Kw 24vDC electric motor

PTO mounted on generator to power bow thruster

Navtec 6-function manual + electric hydraulic system with cylinders to adjust:

Vang, genoa halyard, inner forestay, backstay, outhaul and cunningham


DC System

Service Batteries: two (2) battery banks with total capacity 970Ah (new 2021)

Navigation Batteries: 12V/280 Ah (new 2021)

Engine & Genset start: 12V/280 Ah (new 2021)

AC System

220V / 50Hz AC system supplied by shore power and/or

Onan 19Kw diesel generator (5,000 hours in September 2021)


2x Victron Multi Plus 3000w inverter / 70A charger

2x Mastervolt 24v 80-amp battery chargers

24v service alternator on main engine


Sailing Instruments

Brooks and Gatehouse H2000 System including processor, mast head unit (wind speed/direction) echo sounder, and speed log sensor

2x Hydra FFD on steering pedestals

1x FFD and 1x GFD display in aft cockpit

3x 20/20 displays in center cockpit

2x GFD displays at nav station

3x 30/30 displays on mast bracket below gooseneck

Navigation Instruments

Suunto steering compasses on each pedestal

Raymarine 12” chart plotter in cockpit

Raymarine 12” chart plotter at nav Station

Raymarine charter plotter and radar in crew cabin

Raymarine HD radar

Autopilot System

B&G autopilot with display at pedestal

Computer Systems

PC and monitor at nav station

Communications Systems

Simrad VHF with handset at nav station

Commander VHF handset in cockpit

AIS active and passive

Entertainment Systems

Samsung TV in saloon

Denon hi-fi system

Bose DVD player

Bose Video selector

Bose speakers

Glomex antenna for digital terrestrial TV


Southern Spars 3-spreader carbon fibre mast

Southern Spars carbon fibre park avenue boom

Standing rigging – EC6+

Removable bow sprit for racing

Recessed Reckmann genoa furler

Removeable hydraulic mast jack

One full set of running rigging

Rig Dimensions

I           30,29 m

P          30,52 m

J        8,71 m

E          10,64 m

Total Sail Area: 348 sqm

Rig hydraulics

6 x Function Navtec hydraulic panel with manual regulation for vang, genoa halyard, inner forestay, backstay, outhaul and cunningham


General Equipment

3.3m Inflatable tender with 25Hp Yamaha outboard engine

Swiss carbon retractable passarelle

One stand up paddle board

3x gas bottles

Safety Equipment

3x E.V. liferafts

Jonbuoy (new 2021)

Fire extinguishers


Cruising main2019North Sails3Di
Regatta main2013North Sails3DL
Cruising jib2017North Sails3Di
J1 Light Medium jib2011North Sails
J2 Medium jib2013North Sails3DL
Heavy/#3+ jib2013North Sails3DL
Staysail2013North SailsCruising staysail
Genoa Staysail2011North Sails
Code Zero2008North Sails
A 1.52013North Sails
A22011North Sails

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