FORMOSA 42 Cutter designed by Robert Perry, built in Taiwan in 1985 and now lying in Devon, UK. Long encapsulated fin keel, cutter rig, Beta 50hp diesel engine - this offshore cruising yacht will please deeper-seated traditionalists! Comfortable accommodation for 6 in 3 cabins with beautiful solid teak interior joinery and sit-in bath. A well equipped serious offshore cruiser equipped with Monitor windvane, Autohelm, Inmarsat C, GPS, EPIRB, liferaft, updated sails and much more. Plymouth for more information and viewing arrangements.
GROUND TACKLE: CQR main anchor with 50m 38 chain (chain NEW 2014) and 35lb Fortress kedge anchor Lofrans Tiger electric windlass (2002)
GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Kenwood CDMP3 player with 4 speakers (NEW 2013) Bimini, new 2006 and sprayhood, new 2007 Navigation lights Pulpit, pushpit & guardwire with gates port & stbd Boarding ladder, Cockpit table Warps, fenders & boathook Dinghy
SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Offshore flare pack Fire blanket and four fire extinguishers Two electric bilge pumps and two Manual bilge pumps Danbuoy and horseshoe lifebuoy with light Firdell Blipper radar reflector Sea-Me RTE, 406S EPIRB 6-person liferaft (service due 2015)
BETA MARINE 4-CYLINDER 50HP DIESEL ENGINE (NEW 2001) Serviced Spring 2013 Engine hours: approx. 6500 (as of November 2014) Fresh water cooled Stainless steel shaft drive 3-blade Flexi-fold propeller (1998) Cruising speed 6 knots Maximum speed 7 knots
ELECTRICS: 12v system supplied by 4-heavy duty 185ah marine batteries 2 x 100ah engine starting batteries Switched & charged by 2-engine alternators (NEW 2014) Adverc battery management system & PT12-40 charger (not connected) 110v & 220v shorepower Shore power cabling (re-wired 2008)
TANKAGE: Fuel capacity 546 litres (120 gallons) in 2 steel tanks Fresh water capacity 682 litres (150 gallons) in 2 grp tanks Tank guages for all tanks Holding tank (not connected)
WATER SYSTEM: Hot & cold pressurised water throughout Water heated by calorifier & immersion (6 gallon hot water tank - NEW 2014) Manual fresh & salt water pumps "
CUTTER RIG Alspar Aluminium mast Selden rod kicker & boom Stainless steel standing rigging, (New spring 2013) Spectra, Dynema & Terylene running rigging (check and replaced as required 2013) Slab reefing mainsail with stack-pack & lazyjacks (3 reefs) Furlex roller furling headsail system, (2009) Staysail Boom Self tacking staysail Carbon Fibre mast stowed spinnaker pole, (2007) Removable inner forestay
WINCHES: 4 x Lewmar #46 sheet winches 1 x Barlow #25 mainsheet winch 1 x Lewmar #24 staysail sheet winch 2 x Lewmar #20 halyard winches 1 x Lewmar #23 reefing winch
SLEEPS 6 IN 2 DOUBLE & 2 SINGLE BERTHS IN 3 CABINS SEE PLAN Solid Teak interior joinery Separate navigation station Ample stowage throughout Taylor's Diesel cabin heater Headroom approx 1.9m (6' 3")
Galley area Force 10 gas cooker, oven & grill (2009) Gas pipe work replaced 2010 Double stainless steel sink 12v Fridge, new 2008
Heads compartment with marine wc Handbasin & shower Sit in bath tub
Tamarind is a heavy displacement offshore cruising yacht built to a very high standard. Well equipped with huge cruising inventory.