About The Spirit of eLan
Whether its anniversaries, birthday parties or school outings, the Spirit of eLan provides a unique experience at sea for young and old. This 48-foot Luxury Power Catamaran holds up to 20 guests for a non-fishing charter and presents a unique option to entertain clients for corporate events and sunset cruises. It is popular as a private fishing charter equipped with rods, reels and tackle, and guests are welcome to bring their own rods on board if desired.
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Legends are not born–they are created.
Meet our Skipper
Our Skipper, Gary Stewart has been sailing for 28 years. His father first introduced him to boats at a young age. Gary first started working as a delivery skipper accumulating 87000 NM delivering yachts for clients to various locations internationally over a period of years. During that period, he was a sailing instructor here locally in Durban.
Soon after that (11 years ago) Gary took a prospective buyer by the name of Mark Taylor (eLan Property Group’s CEO) out for a test sail on a vessel. Mark and Gary immediately clicked and Gary was offered a job to join the eLan Group as a full-time skipper. Within the last 11 years, he has taken Mark and his family up to Mozambique several times on fishing holidays.
The Spirit of eLan has done more than 2000 local charters in the Durban area, with a mixture of fishing and corporate charters both for local, international and local Royalty.
The Spirit of eLan goes through SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Association) inspections once a year and carries fully-approved safety equipment. It is powered by Twin turbo charged 240 HP engines and her wave-piercing hull can reach speeds of 20 knots.
Harbour exits are dependent on the prevailing weather conditions and the skippers risk assessment.
Luxury Power Catamaran
Unique Charter Yacht for cororate events, entertainment and sunset cruises
Twin turbo charged marine engines
Equipped with rods, reel and tackle
SAMSA Safety Approved
Fully equipped with life boats & vests
Fully stocked including platters and glassware
Professional DJ for events
Full Time Skipper
Gary Steward has 28 years & 87000 NM experience
Experience the spirit of elan
Our Charters -Memories that last a lifetime.
Be remembered for being extraordinary. A private charter onboard the Spirit of eLan is the perfect way to treat special clients, colleagues or business associates.
Parties & Special Events
Do something different! Your imagination is the only limitation when you host an event onboard the Spirit of eLan. Treat guests to constantly changing scenery.
The Spirit of eLan is an executive level fishing charter leaving from Durban’s Wilson’s Wharf. We specialise in fishing excursions in Durban Bay, out to sea
From the comfort of the Spirit of eLan, guests get to see for themselves how the world’s eighth-busiest port operates. This tour is invaluable for customers
Things end but memories last forever.