Paul Elvström

1928 - 2016


Paul Elvström was probably the most successful racing sailor of all time. He was the winner of 4 Olympic gold medals and numerous world championships in a variety of one-design classes. In addition to writing a number of books on the subject of sailboat racing, he founded his own sail loft, invented the Elvström bailer, and designed a number of offshore racing and cruising craft.(some with Jan Kjærulff)

Sailboats Designed By Paul Elvström

Model LOA First Built
APHRODITE 101 32.60 ft / 9.94 m 1977
APHRODITE 414 41.33 ft / 12.60 m 1979
ATALANTA 30 (DEN) 29.86 ft / 9.10 m 1979
BES 1/2 TON 31.50 ft / 9.60 m 1972
BIANCA 101 32.60 ft / 9.94 m 1976
BIANCA 111 36.50 ft / 11.13 m 1975
BIANCA 26 26.58 ft / 8.10 m 1973
BIANCA 28 27.56 ft / 8.40 m 1974
BIANCA 414 41.33 ft / 12.60 m 1979
BIANCA LIDO 30 29.99 ft / 9.14 m 1982
BLUE DANE 32 31.50 ft / 9.60 m 1978
BLUE LETH 32 31.46 ft / 9.59 m 1983
CORONET/ELVSTROM 38 MS 37.50 ft / 11.43 m 1974
ELVSTROM 1/4 TON 27.00 ft / 8.23 m 1975
ELVSTROM 32 31.37 ft / 9.56 m 1973
ELVSTROM 6.5 21.32 ft / 6.50 m 1974
ELVSTROM JR 11.16 ft / 3.40 m 1964
GRANADA 23 23.03 ft / 7.02 m 1976
GRANADA 27 27.16 ft / 8.28 m 1977
GRANADA 28 27.23 ft / 8.30 m 1981
GRANADA 30 30.12 ft / 9.18 m 1977
GRANADA 31 30.81 ft / 9.39 m 1977
GRANADA 808 26.50 ft / 8.08 m 1983
GRANADA 858 27.89 ft / 8.50 m 1984
GRANADA 910 29.86 ft / 9.10 m 1984


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