1978 Formosa 51
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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Monfalcone, Italy
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- EUR 189,500 (US$ 226,036)
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.
Rosie Davies joined the marine industry working as crew on a 43m Motor Yacht and an Oyster 885 Sailing yacht based out of Palma, Mallorca. Back in the UK, she gained her brokerage experience working in marina operations and boat sales near London.
An RYA Senior Instructor, Advanced Sailing, Windsurfing and Powerboat Instructor Rosie is confident handling a wide variety of vessels and as Chief Instructor at a busy water-sports centre, she gained a great deal of experience in the industry - all whilst studying an English Literature and Creative Writing Degree in her spare time.
Contact Rosie Davies by email using the link below, or at DDI +44 (0)23 8017 2144, M +44 (0)77 9515 1915 for more details.
Please contact Rosie Davies at +44 (0) 8017 2144
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Formosa Yachts
Designer: William Garden
Flag of Registry: Germany
LOA: 51 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 1 in
LWL: 15 ft 5 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 2 in
Displacement: 23587 kgs
Ballast: 5443 kgs
Total Power: 120 HP
Engine Brand: Ford
Year Built: 1981
Engine Model: Lehman
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1900
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 120 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: 3 Plastic (350 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (500 Liters)
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Number of bathrooms: 2
Electrical Circuit: 220V
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.
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
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.
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
- Furuno Radar
- Raymarine Radar
- Neco echo sounder
- Neco log
- 2x ICOM VHF
- Raymarine GPS
- Neco autopilot
- Raymarine c80 chart plotter
- ICOM IC-726 SSB
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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