Hudson Force 50 with impeccable interior & side thruster!
Superior interior space for its size without compromise. This Hudson Force 50 is a beautiful , traditional offshore sailboat with full keel design, superb craftsmanship and built with solid construction.
Enclosed center cockpit, 2 Helm stations, pilothouse, main salon, 3 staterooms, full galley, 2 heads , nav station and great engine room access & side thruster .
Beautifully designed enclosed cockpit, with raised salon/pilothouse molded in with deck structure. The Hudson Force 50 features main salon with galley and settee, and step down salon area with additional settee leading to 2 forward cabins with full head.
Aft cabin amenities to include king size bed, full head and more than ample storage.
This vessel is a sailor's dream, a true classic off shore sailing vessel.
This classic sailing yacht includes a side thruster, watermaker, AC/heat , generator, extraordinary amount of storage space, etc.....just about everything you need for long term cruising.
For its size, and interior condition, this is reasonably priced for a 50 foot sailboat unique in its class- cozy, comfortable & well designed .
If you like the Vagabond or Formosa classic style, you will not be disappointed with this interior. This is the highly desired Venice Layout.
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2
This is a beautifully presented traditional bluewater centre cockpit
sailing yacht designed by William Garden – a US and Canadian trained
This versatile yacht is equally at home in the Inter-coastal Waterway as
in deep water oceans. She has a full keel, fiberglass hull and
aluminum masts (53ft clearance).
Much sought after Venice designed layout.
Built in Taiwan in 1987 landed in California and launched in 1989 she
has sailed through the Panama Canal and spent the last 17 years
cruising the East Coast of USA and the Caribbean with her present
Solid construction interior and exterior set up as a center cockpit ketch
with 3 staterooms (aft stateroom includes a full queen size bed), full
galley, main salon and 2 en-suite head and full stand up shower.
Present owner is over 6ft tall and there is ample headroom throughout
Easy engine room access with 90hp Ford Lehman and 6 KW Westerbeke
generator housed between fiberglass tanks holding 300 gallons of fresh
water and diesel. A separate diesel day tank has been incorporated
into the fuel system.
This Hudson Force 50 has a huge volume of living space that makes
living aboard and cruising a pleasure. Many items have been updated –
new high volume A/C units, 12V Frigoboat system (fridge and Freezer),
aluminum masts, roller furling and 28 gph water-maker - to name a
Storage on yachts is normally in short supply but on this Hudson Force
50 it’s abundant. Present owners in the past have provisioned for 6
months cruising only needing to stop for fresh produce and diesel!
The interior and finish of this vessel is high quality Taiwanese teak. Nicely decorated with new upholstery, curtains and good lighting throughout. Fine craftsmanship as expected in such a solid boat.
Walking down into the main salon, one is very impressed with the layout sporting teak parquet floors, louvered companionway and locker doors, rounded corners on companionway doors, ample lockers , cabinets, bookshelves, and drawers. All very clean and tidy.
Pilothouse includes galley and dinette with adjustable table. Step down salon includes port-side cabinet/library/entertainment center with numerous drawers and storage. Starboard side is wrap around settee with drop down table.
Cabins: All cabins have hanging lockers,drawers and bookshelves
Aft master stateroom with king berth & full head
2 forward crew cabins. one port, one starboard
Heads: 2 with Seaward electric Vacuflush
One full head in the main cabin with shower stall
One full head w/ shower stall forward of 2 forward cabins
Macerator plumbed in / Y valve in forward head
Fresh hot water system 110V and engine heated 6 gal
Showers drain into a sump w/bilge pump
Floors varnished Jan. 2014 (not completed at time in photos)
Lockers, cabinets, drawers freshly painted and lined
Full displacement w/ full keel and keel-hung rudder
FRP , gelcoast painted w/ white awlgrip
Bulkhead: bonded to hull w FRP
Stringers: FRP/wood longitudinal stringes
Double skin FRP with end-grain bals core reported by owner
Stem: Sharpley raked stern with bobstay
Keel: Full keep w/encapsulated lead ballast
Engine and gear
Dual Helm Stations
Ford Lehman 90 HP 4 cylinder s/n 4729091-BJH
Electric fuel shut off w/solenoid at lower helm (total 300g tank capacity)
Very accessible engine room w/ Bilge Blower.
Water lift exhaust system
Manual sump pump for main engine and generator for changing oil
Mylar coat engine room insulation
2" SS prop shaft
Bronze stuffing box
Closed coolant type cooling system w/raw water heat exchanger
Raw water coolant exhaust
Borg-Warner Velvet Drive/hydraulic transmission
Fuel & water FRP, as originally commissioned as an upgrade
Very nice working galley with good storage located starboard side of pilothouse.
SS large sink
Front load 12 volt Frigeboat refrigeration
Top load freezer
LPG 3 burner Princess stove/oven
Deep storage for pots and pans
More then expected- ample drawers and lockers
Fans and good lighting
Plumbing hoses recently replaced by current owner except fresh water which is copper
Radar Raytheon RL72
Garmin 125 GPS
Two Autohelm / Micropilotas back up /Simrad AP20 as main
Garmin GPS/Sounder upper helm
Interphase Outlook forward scanning sonar/sounder
Weems & Plath ship's clock
Icom IC735 SSB
Toshiba Laptop PC with Nobeltec Navigation Suite Software
AGM batteries/13 batteries all 105 amp hrs. each 12volt/deep cycle WM AGM
A/C spares - 120V/240V trigger, spare AC5 water pump etc
Boat spares - raw water strainers, plumbing fittings.
Full 50ft cover for the boat
2 Awnings for use at dock or at anchor
Roller Furling 110% New 2000 /very good condition stored in AC unit
Yankee Roller Furling /original / fair condition
Staysail / original fair condition
Main / New in 2000 / Very good condition
Original Mizzen sail / fair condition
Main Storm Sail in fair condition
New staylocks in 2000/ Aluminum mast and boom replaced in 2000
Mast internal wiring replaced 2000
She shows very clean, extremely rich in decor and abundantly spacious. .
It is a delight to show this boat as it indeed reflects attention to detail and care throughout the interior. The engine room is massive, clean & organized and easy to work in.
Bilge is clean and organized.
Inside cabinetry and lockers show clean and tidy, well maintained, painted and lined.
Cabins well appointed, and very cozy with custom curtains and bedding.
Interior photos shown do not show this boat as she really appears- in excellent interior condition . The lighting and ventilation, layout, multiple hatches and ports, more than adequate storage, and overall great accommodations makes this boat a great value in today's market for its size.
Please call Meg in Palm Coast 386-447-1977 to see this vessel.
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 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.
Interested in this boat?Toll-free: 877-322-1724Tel: (386) 253-6266