€ 1,490,000

ELISE WHISPER Yacht for Sale

78' (23.99m)
Asking Price
€ 1,490,000

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.









  • Passarelle
  • Wi-Fi


Model SW78
Length (LOA) 78' (23.99m)
Year 2001
Beam 19' (5.91m)
Location Italy


Staterooms 4
Heads 4

Dimensions & Capacity

LOA 78' (23.99m)
Min Draft 13' (3.8m)
Fuel Tank 2 g (1 L)
Fresh Water 900 g (900 L)
Displacement 34


Hull Material Epoxy Composite
Hull Config Monohull
Ext. Designer Nauta Yacht Design
Int. Designer Nauta Yacht Design
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Full Details

Galley & Laundry Equipment

  • 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

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

Communication Equipment

  • Simrad VHF with handset at nav station
  • Commander VHF handset in cockpit
  • AIS active and passive

Navigation Equipment

  • 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

Entertainment Equipment

  • Samsung TV in saloon
  • Denon hi-fi system
  • Bose DVD player
  • Bose Video selector
  • Bose speakers
  • Glomex antenna for digital terrestrial TV

Tenders & Toys

  • 3.3m Inflatable tender with 25Hp Yamaha outboard engine
  • Swiss carbon retractable passarelle
  • One stand up paddle board

Deck Equipment

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


  • By Harken, black anodized, all self-tailing#

Sailing Hardware

  • All blocks, tracks and travellers by Harken
  • Jammers and clutches by Spinlock

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

Rigs & Sails

  • 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

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

Safety & Security Equipment

  • 3x E.V. liferafts
  • Jonbuoy (new 2021)
  • Fire extinguishers

Refit History


  • New anchor windlass with capstan
  • Major engine service, fresh water and raw water pumps
  • All new service batteries
  • Standing rigging EC6 service
  • New paint of the mast and boom
  • Revarnish interior floors
  • New batteries for engine and generator
  • Service and rudder bearings


  • 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 0 lock supply and installation on mast head
  • New rod forestay
  • New removable bowsprit
  • Revarnishing of all interiors 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
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