FORMOSA 51 PILOTHOUSE KETCH  

Price
AU $175,000 Need Finance?
Length
50' 10" - 15.50m
Usage
Family, Cruising, Live Aboard
Location
Year
1976
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

Price
Description: Formosa 51 Pilothouse Ketch
Formosa yachts have an enviable record as the ideal world cruiser with so many used as long term tourers and full time live aboards. Have no doubts, this is a serious yacht for those seeking to escape the rat race for a few hours, several weeks or a lifetime adventure. Built solidly with heavy glass hull and decks, a powerful ketch rig with oversized rigging and plenty of sail area these yachts are designed for crossing oceans, yet will sit nicely at anchor in your favourite bay for a quiet weekend.

The ships quarters feature a large saloon area with full galley, leafed dining table and nav station, all flooded with natural light via large pilot house windows. Lofty ceilings throughout the yacht create a sense of space, critical for long term comfort. Forward is another large room with guest accommodation via a large single (port) and double berth (stbd). A full sized, enclosed head with separate shower continues to port with 2 crew cabins to stbd, each with single berth. Aft of the saloon is a comfortable master cabin with ensuite. This features a full sized double berth, hanging lockers, cupboards and draws. The ship is fitted in solid teak with ample ventilation via numerous large hatches and portholes.

The current long term owner has continually upgraded this stunning bluewater cruiser to the point where she's pretty well ready to go! This includes numerous mechanical, sail and cosmetic updates as outlined below.

Changed circumstances necessitate our realistic pricing to encourage a prompt sale. For more detailed information or to arrange an inspection of this unique yacht, please contact our Sydney office on 9969 2144 or email sales@yachtsalesaustralia. Com

Region
New South Wales
Location
Mosman
Reference
SS2216
Year
1976
Designer
William Gardner
Builder
Formosa Boats (Taiwan)
Length
50' 10" - 15.50m
Beam
14'1" (4.3m)
Draft
6'0" (1.83m)
Keel / Ballast
Full cruising keel with hung rudder (hydraulic steering)
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material
Fibreglass
Engine
80hp Perkins diesel (rebuilt 2001) to shaft driven 18" 3 blade fixed propellor. Borg Warner silk drive gearbox (rebuilt 2007). Serviced annually with injectors replaced (2009), new muffler (2012), engine balanced, mounts replaced, shaft straightened, prop fared and kevlar stern tube replaced (2013). New electric fuel pump 2013, Cruises at 6 knots using 2.5 litres per hour. Engine room: Insulated plant room under saloon floor
Engine Hours
5,550 hours
Genset
Portable Powertech 1000W
Fuel
275 litre stainless steel tank (installed 2001)
Water
275 litre stainless steel tank. Heat exchanger (new 2014) via engine and shore power
Accommodation
Anemone provides a spacious, open plan interior with solid teak fitout. Featuring two large living areas and 4 cabins she comfortably accommodates up to 7 via the Master suite double, forward cabin double and single and 2 crew quarter singles. The yacht is flooded with natural light and ventilation from numerous hatches and portholes. SMRir marine air conditioning (2011) is a luxury in tropical climates
Galley
The yacht includes a full sized galley with H&C mixer stainless sink and wash board, gimballed 3 burner stove/oven, full sized 12 V fridge/freezer, microwave and ample cupboard space
Refrigeration
Full sized 12 volt upright fridge/freezer in galley (new 2010)
Shower
Seperate H&C shower in main head
Toilet
Electric toilets (new 2014) in master cabin ensuite and main head
Covers
Mast and mizzen boom covers with lazy jacks, mizzen canopy, pilot house shade screens, hatch covers
Ground Tackle
CQR anchor on 60m chain and warp with Simpson Lawrence electric windless (rebuilt 2014)
Safety Gear
406 EPIRB, 6 x PFD's (inflatable), 10 x life jackets. Life raft (requires service), life ring, danbuoy, 2 x fire extinguishers. Whale 2000 litre/hr electric bilge pump
Electrics
2 x 200 AH start batteries, 3 x house batteries to isolators and switch board. Christen battery management system (2008), 1200w inverter, 240V shore power. 240V and 12v wiring replaced (2005). LED lighting throughout
Electronics
Northstar D310 sounder, Raymarine ST70 wind indicator, Lawrence Link5 HF and GME GX 294 VHF radios. Danforth binnacle plus 2 x hand held compasses.

Ships clock, CD stereo with bluetooth
Sail Inventory
Fully battened, heavy duty dacron mainsail and mizzen, #1 dacron on furler plus dacron staysail - all in good condition
Mast / Rigging
2 spreader, masthead ketch rig with aluminium mast, mizzen, booms and spinnaker pole. Oversized stainless rigging (re-rigged 2008). Furling genoa on bow sprit (new bowsprit and stainless 2012) with inner forestay. Masts reconditioned and re-stepped in 2012
Deck Gear
3 x Barient 2 speed self tailing sheet winches, 2 x Barient 2 speed halyard winches, 2 x enclosed wire halyard winches, stainless bowsprit mounted pulpit, timber wrap around pushpit with double safety lines, wrap around stern cushions, full sized gas BBQ (conveniently between helm and companionway), 2 man kiak, port and stbd boarding gates with removable timber boarding ladder
Remarks
Difficult to find in Australian waters these yachts sell for around $250,000 internationally. Don't miss this opportunity to secure a truly unique yacht at fantastic price

SELLER DETAILS
Broker / Dealer
Yacht Sales Australia (NSW)
Telephone
Address
Middle Harbour Yacht Club Lower Parriwi Road
City
Mosman
State
NSW
Country
Australia
Website


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