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1980 Formosa FORMOSA 51

  • 51 ft
  • Ketch
  • San Diego, CA, US

Yacht price :

$139,500
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  • View showing wind generator
  • Stern view showing gear
  • Starboard bow on mooring ball
  • Moored in Catalina
  • Rigging, wind generator, railing
  • Looking aft to mizzen mast
  • Traveler in center cockpit
  • Looking aft to stern rail
  • View forward from starboard deck
  • View forward from cockpit

Overview

If your dream is to cast off the lines and set sail to the Pacific, spend weekends comfortably on Catalina,  luxuriate in your own slip, or live aboard comfortably, then this may be your yacht.  She was designed by William Garden, a master designer of well built cruising yachts. 

The Formosa 51 offers handcrafted interior and exterior woodwork.  Bermese teak was used throughout this vessel.  This ketch has a center cockpit layout making it ideal for living aboard or sailing short handed

Specifications

Basic Information

Manufacturer:
Formosa
Model:
FORMOSA 51
Year:
1980
Category:
Sail
Condition:
Used
Location:
San Diego, CA, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
No
Vessel Name:
Tiare
Boat Type:
Ketch
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
HIN:
Designer:
William Garden
Flag of Registry:
US

Dimensions & Weight

Length:
51 ft - 15.54 meter
LOA:
-
Beam:
14 ft 9 in - 4.5 meter
Draft - max:
-
Bridge Clearance:
-
Dry Weight:
-

Engine

Make:
Model:
2715E
Engine(s):
1
Hours:
1654
Cruise Speed:
8 MPH
Range:
-
Joystick Control:
No
Engine Type:
Inboard
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Horsepower:
120 (Individual), 120 (combined)
Max Speed:
-

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
100 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
400 gallons - 4 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
-

Accommodations

Total Cabins:
3
Total Berths:
4
Total Sleeps:
-
Total Heads:
2
Captains Cabin:
No
Crew Cabins:
-
Crew Berths:
-
Crew Sleeps:
-
Crew Heads:
-

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Descriptions

Formosa 51 Tiare description and equipment

Forward are the chain lockers followed by port and starboard guest cabins with upper and lower berths and cabinets.

To port is an enclosed head.  To starboard is the laundry locker with combination washer/dryer.

The salon follows with the navigation station with AC/DC panel to starboard and a convertible dinette. To port is storage and the entertainment center followed by the galley, full access to engine room, and aft passageway to the master cabin aft with queen size berth (custom mattress), hanging lockers, ensuite head with stall shower, and a ladder up to the aft deck.

The self bailing center cockpit contains all necessary engine controls and instruments.  It is weather protected by a canvas dodger/bimini top.

Machinery and tankage:

The vessel's auxiliary power is a single 2715E Ford Lehman diesel engine which is 6 cylinders, fresh water cooled and produces 120 horsepower.  There are 2 replaced  fuel tanks  with a capacity of 100 gallons.  The generator is a replaced Beta Marine which produces 7 kw of AC electrical power and has been recently installed.  There are 4 water tanks with a capacity of 400 gallons.

Electrical systems:

The 12 VDC is obtained from the main house bank and the 120 VAC is supplied by shore power connection, a Trace 2.5 kw inverter and the 7 kw generator.  There are 2 battery banks.  House banks (1300 amps) consist of six new 6 volt Trojan batteries. The second bank consists of two group 24 starter batteries.  The battery systems are connected to a new Outback 2500 Watt inverter/charger with a RC7 remote panel, a 4-45 watt solar panels (articulating) with blue sky booster, a wind generator and a Trace battery monitor panel.

Spars/rigging/sails/deck hardware:

Lefiell aluminum spars, Harken furling genoa system, stainless steel wire standing rigging, Dacron running rigging, telescoping spinnaker pole, Barlow winches.

Sails include new 120 furling genoa, yankee,,staysail, main, mizzen staysail storm staysail, and storm main 

Deck equipment:

Anchors: CQR 45, Bruce 20 Kg, Danforth 60 and 90

Windlass: Electric and manual

Chain size: 3/8" at 150 feet and 50 feet plus 1/2" at 160 feet

Dinghy: Walker Bay 10' rowing skiff (equipped with three 10 gallon water tanks

Stainless steel davits, Shurflo raw water wash down pump

All necessary dock lines, fenders and sheets

Equipment:

Water maker: Offshore Marine 500 GD

Radio:VHF Uniden UM626c with wireless MIC, Furono FS-1503 SSB radio

Autopilot: Simrad AP-24

Radar: Garmin 5212-36 miles and radar reflector

GPS Plotter: Garmin 5212 with AIS

Compass: Danforth

Weather receiver: Airmar interfaced to Garmin and ship's computer sstems

Fathometer: Interphase

Steering: Teleflex hydraulic steering

Computer: Mini tower with Windows XP, Nav Pak navigation software, Alden weather receiver software and Airmar Weather Station monitoring.

Interior accommodations:

Shower: 1 stall

Stoves: Electrical Force 10 with 3 burners, 1 burner alcohol stove, and 1 outside propane barbecue

Microwave: Samsung

Oven: Electrical Hamilton Beach

Refrigeration: Adler Barbour fridge, 2 cold plates A C freezer, and A C ice maker

Hot water heater: Force 10 at 11 gallons

Head type: Compost and Lavac  vacuum

Washing machine: Splendide Combomatic 2000 clothes washer/dryer

Entertainment: 2 DVD players (bedroom and salon) and 1 AM/FM/CD weather stereo

Miscellaneous:

Complete set of tools to handle any project on vessel, 11 5 gallon diesel jerry cans and 6 five gallon water jerry cans.

Navigational charts (US West Coast to Central America), complete galley cooking equipment, 2 sewing machines,2 sets of snorkeling gear, 2 road bikes and related gear.

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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.customContactInformation

Call Bill Semanek at 951 704 4790 for showing information and access.  Aaron Kitakis, the co-listing agent may be reached at 949 226 4619.

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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.(6291848)
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