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1978 Formosa 51

  • 51 ft
  • Ketch
  • Monfalcone, IT

Yacht price :

$214,400

Overview

This Formosa 51 was designed by the famous Canadian-American Engineer William Gardner, little more than 100 boats of this model were ever built. This centre-cockpit version is rarer still, offering both safety and comfort while cruising.

This Formosa has been under the ownership of her second owner since 1981, she has been well cared for with regular maintenance and upgrades.

Specifications

Basic Information

Manufacturer:
Formosa
Model:
51
Year:
1978
Category:
Sail
Condition:
Used
Location:
Monfalcone, IT
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Yes
Vessel Name:
Boat Type:
Ketch
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
HIN:
Designer:
William Garden
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

Length:
51 ft - 15.54 meter
LOA:
51 ft - 15.54 meter
Beam:
14 ft 1 in - 4.29 meter
Draft - max:
6 ft 2 in - 1.89 meter
Bridge Clearance:
-
Dry Weight:
-

Engine

Make:
Ford
Model:
Lehman
Engine(s):
1
Hours:
1900
Cruise Speed:
-
Range:
-
Joystick Control:
No
Engine Type:
Inboard
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Horsepower:
120 (Individual), 120 (combined)
Max Speed:
-

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
500 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
350 gallons - 3 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
-

Accommodations

Total Cabins:
2
Total Berths:
2
Total Sleeps:
-
Total Heads:
2
Captains Cabin:
No
Crew Cabins:
-
Crew Berths:
-
Crew Sleeps:
-
Crew Heads:
-

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Descriptions

Mechanical

This 1978 Formosa 51 is powered by a Ford Lehman 120hp 6-cylinder diesel engine with a Borg Warner 2.5 2:1 gearbox which drives a 3-blade prop.

Engine hours are 1900 with regular servicing.



Sails and Rigging

Sail inventory on this Formosa 51 includes:

Main sail: 70 m2
Foresail: 20 m2
Genoa: 50 m2 (with electric roll-reff system)
Mizzen: 22 m2

Her main mast was renewed in 2017.



Deck Gear

This Formosa 51 features the following deck gear:

  • Center cockpit
  • Cockpit cushions
  • folding gangway
  • deck house
  • 4x sky-lights
  • 30m2 Burma teak deck (from 2003)
  • 9x manual winches
  • 1x electric winch for sail and dinghy lifting
  • 1x aft deck house for ropes and cables
  • 1x storage bench at center cockpit
  • Electric anchor windlass
  • 3x anchors
  • 60m chain
  • 90m chain
  • 1x storage bench at front bridge
  • 1x folding table on deck for 4 persons
  • 2x folding chairs on deck
  • 1x fixed folding table for 2 persons at center cockpit
  • 1x strong winter awning
  • 1x summer cruising cockpit awning


Accommodation

The Master aft cabin has direct access to the deck and features a double bed, large feature window, seating space with extracting table and an ensuite bathroom with electric toilet, shower with basin, warm and cool water, mirror, bath tub/shower and washing machine

The forward guest cabin has bunk beds with a double berth and single above. The guest bathroom also features electric toilet and shower.

A pilot berth is located in the passage to the aft cabin and the saloon converts to provide an additional double berth.



Saloon and Galley

The saloon features a sofa area with a table which can convert to form a double berth. There is also a navigation station with a chart table and an interior helm position. 

The separate galley is well equipped with a 2-burner gas cooker, electric ceramic glass cooker, electric oven, double sink, 2x 12v refrigerators and a microwave.

 



Electrical Systems

This Formosa 51 has a 220v and 12v system throughout. Electrical equipment includes:

  • 4x 140A/H deep cycle batteries (2019)
  • Battery charger 40 A/H (2019)
  • Paguro 4000 5kw diesel generator (approximately 100 hours)
  • 2kw gasoline generator


Navigation Equipment
  • Furuno Radar
  • Raymarine Radar
  • Neco echo sounder
  • Neco log
  • 2x ICOM VHF
  • Raymarine GPS
  • Neco autopilot
  • Raymarine c80 chart plotter
  • ICOM IC-726 SSB

 

 



Disclaimer

Nicolle Associates offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

  • As always photographs do not do justice so a viewing is highly recommended.
  • This boat is lying in Monfalcone, Italy.
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Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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