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Sailing boat For Sale - Formosa 56, Second-hand

£ 225,000 Tax Paid
£ 225,000 Tax Paid
Lying: Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Contact: Red-Ensign (Trade)

£ 225,000 Tax Paid

Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom


Formosa / 56



56 ft

Boat Description

Fine example of the Formosa 56 ketch rigged cruising yacht - Undergone a major refit in the past 5 years. Built to the highest quality standards by the prestigious Formosa shipyard in Taipei, Taiwain in 1979, this ketch will make an excellent live aboard or world-wide cruiser. Not to be compared with other yachts of the same category, due to the heavy layup and construction, exclusive woodwork finishing and high quality deck equipment. A very capable yacht for high or low latitude sailing. Can be handled shorthanded – the current owner has singled handed this boat! This yacht is twin screw with bow thruster – very easy to ‘park,’ and safe. Complete with large generator, ‘as new’ sails, re-caulked teak deck, recent rigging.
Lying in Falmouth – we can arrange a viewing at any time.

56ft Formosa ketch built in Taiwan 1983
GRP hull
Teak deck (re-caulked 2017)
Teak cap rail
1400ltrs of diesel in 4 stainless steel tanks (full)
1400ltrs of water in 3 stainless steel tanks
Twin screw (2 engines) Long fin keel with skeg hung rudder

Hydraulic 12v self levelling dive platform (note, needs new hydraulic rams)
2 x Volvo Penta TAMD30 diesel engines (2000 hrs)
Serviced & ready for an ocean passage
Reckmann 24v hydraulic power pack for all furlers and Harken winches (in V berth)
Bowthruster 24v
Deck Equipment

Reckmann Genoa, Staysail, and Mainsail (external system) 12v hydraulic furlers
12v windlass with gypsy
100m x 1/2”galvanized chain
2 x stainless steel anchors
Anchor wash
1 x Lewmar helm wheel new 2018
Pedestal with controls for all furlers, engines dials, bow thruster and windlass
2 x Lewmar 65st 12v winches 2 x Lewmar 55st 12v winches
2 x Harken 44st 12v hydraulic winches
All winches and hatches have their own custom cream covers
1 x Cassens & Plath compass set in teak cockpit table
5 x lewmar ocean hatches
4 x 30mm x 13m navy polyester double braid mooring lines with spliced eyes
Deck shower point and hose
Engine remote controls
Large stainless steel rigid bimini not canvased (new 2018)

Main Mast
Sparcraft keel stepped double spreader mast cutter rigged
Reckmann hydraulic 24v furling Genoa (rod)
Reckmann hydraulic 24v furling Staysail (rod)
Reckmann hydraulic 24v furling external Mainsail (rod)
2 x Caps (10mm 1x19 s/s wire)
2 x Intermediates (10mm 1x19 s/s wire)
4 x Lowers new 2018 (10mm 1x19 s/s wire)
Single part to split backstay (10mm 1x19 s/s wire , insulated)
Electric Andersen 12v winch (on mast)
1 x Lewmar 44 winch (on mast)
1 x Lewmar 42 winch (on mast) Stainless steel mast steps to mast head
LED Spreader lights up/down and LED deck flood light
Steaming light
All round white light at mast head
16mm black dyneema Genoa, Staysail and main halyards
12mm polyester topping lift (service halyard) new 2018
Mizzen Mast
Sparcraft deck stepped double spreader mast
2 x caps (8mm 1x19 wire new 2018)
2 x upper forward lowers in 10mm Dynastay (Dyneema) new 2018
2 x upper aft lowers in 10mm Dynastay (Dyneema) new 2018
2 x forward lowers in 10mm Dynastay (Dyneema) new 2018
Electric Mizzen sheeting system
Stainless steel radar bracket fitted
TV aerial fitted
LED Spreader lights up/down and LED deck flood light
Stainless steel mast steps to mast head
New mizzen and topping lift halyards 2018

As NEW Genoa (Sailtech) - 2013
As NEW Mainsail (Sailtech) - 2013
Mizzen sail
New sheets with all sails
Navigation Equipment

There is no navigation equipment fitted
Radar bracket fitted to mizzen mast (stainless steel)
Depth sounder
Price reflects new navigation equipment needed, access is good for easy installment

Single V Berth that converts to a Double with its own sink
V Berth shares the forward heads with the guest double cabin
Can access V berth through forward hatch
Guest cabin is a double berth with its own access via internal ladder and deck hatch
Guest cabin also converts into a crew mess with seating around a central table
Aft Master cabin has a super king size berth with on-suit heads, double sink and bath tub
with shower
Aft cabin as has a single berth on the seating area
Salon and Galley
Double stainless steel sink with fresh and salt water supply
Electric oven and hob 240v
Icemaker 240v new 2018
Fridge, freezer, dishwasher, condenser washer and drier all 240v
Large salon table with new leathered seating
Navigation berth
Swing out seat for the navigation table
Night lighting
Ample space for navigation equipment/systems to be easily installed
Engine Room
Large work top area with swing out seat and standing headroom
Excellent access to both engines and generator for servicing and all other electrical

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.
Full Specifications

Length:56 ft
Beam:4.5m (14'11'')
Engine Make/Model:2 x Volvo Penta TAMD30 diesel engines
Engine Hp:2x 110hp
Fuel Type:Diesel
Bow Thruster:Yes
Fuel Capacity:1400 Litres
Water Capacity:1400 Litres
Keel:Long Fin Keel
Num Berths:6
Num Heads:2
Hull Material:GRP
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