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Formosa 51 For Sale

$ 160,000.00
Formosa 51 For Sale
Formosa 51 (1979) Sea Symphony. Fully equipped for blue water sailing having completed an Atlantic Crossing in 2015. Currently lying in Grenada, ready to cross the Pacific. Much loved boat, however, a change in circumstances has made us land based for the foreseeable future and she deserves to be sailing! Copper coated bottom 2015, We added: water-maker, SSB radio and Pactor Modem, AIS receiver and transponder, chart-plotter, radar, solar panels, wind generator, bimini, bathing platform, stereo and cockpit speakers, …. Also on board is a diesel generator.
Stainless steel standing rigging replaced 2011, chain plates replaced 2015, Perkins engine completely refitted 2016. Lots, lots more…
Large galley with 4 burner hob and full sized oven. 3 cabins (one stateroom, en-suite and 2 “bunk” cabins - although bottom bunk is a small double - with a “Jack and Jill” heads) What was the 4th cabin in the bow is store room/generator room. The yacht is in beautiful condition, us and previous owner did all the hard work!
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15 m
4 m
Boat Name
Sea Symphony
Hull Material
Additional information
Cruising Speed
7 kn
Water Tank
Water Tank Capacity
800 litre
25 kw Onan® generator 240 volts; 50 cycle
2 x Solar panels
Rutland Wind generator
240v & 12v systems
Batteries and Charging systems
110v Invertor
Depth sounders (2)
Auto pilots (2)
Radar Furuno® (1)
Wind/speed/direction indicators by Ray Marine®
Radios; VHF (2);
SSB (1) Pactor Modem (2015)
Chartplotter (2015)
Paper charts,
Additional information
She comfortably sleeps 6/8 in 3 cabins.
All the way aft is the owner’s stateroom with its own private head..
Next forward is the large saloon with seating for eight around the marble table.
A steering station is in the saloon.
Going forward down three steps to a central passage way one finds the galley to starboard and the port
cabin to port. Port cabin comprises one double bunk and one single bunk, ample hanging storage and 3
Next forward is the starboard cabin.Again comprising one double bunk and one single, hanging locker
and drawers. Lots of storage under the bunk
Through the starboard cabin is the forepeak.This houses the generator and sails, tools etc
Between the starboard cabin and the port cabin is the forward head. Both heads have showers.
Six people can easily and comfortably sleep on board, two on the double bed in the owner’s stateroom
aft, two in the two bunks in the port cabin, and two in the two bunks in the starboard cabin. At a push 3
can sleep in the guest cabins
Two more could bed down if the saloon table were converted to a double bed.
This well-maintained “Formosa 51″ ketch has ample accommodations for six to 10 people but can be
sailed comfortably by a crew of two. Her gleaming white hull is complemented by traditional teak decking.
Below decks the teak woodwork and paneling, with leather button upholstery,and Tiffany lamp, provide
up- classic comfort. She provides fun sailing in classic surroundings.
Our intention was to complete some minor cosmetic work (one saloon cushion needs reupholstering, we
have the leather patches, and some ply needed in master cabin) and to put her on the market for
US$175,000 but we don’t have the time… the cosmetic work needed will cost a maximum of US$2000 so
she is priced for a quick sale.! She is documented and registered in the UK. She is considered to be VAT
paid because of her age. Currently laying in Grenada in the West Indies. A 2014 Purchaser's Survey is
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Engine Make
Engine Power
115 HP
  • Diesel
  • Gasoline/Petrol
  • Other
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