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Formosa - 56 Pilothouse


Formosa 56 Pilothouse ketch 1991

L.O.A. 62ft  -  L.O.D. 56ft

The Formosa 56 Pilothouse offers a great package with great accommodation and inventory, she has a lovely warm interior with volumes of quality hardwood joinery and fittings. She was made to travel the seven seas in comfort. 

This Formosa 56 does require some work to her teak decks and a few other areas but at this price she deserves to be looked at if you plan to go serious blue water sailing, charter or require a economic comfortable live a board - bags of accommodation and berths

Sails and Rigging

Ketch Rig
Cutter rigged with Staysail
Stainless steel standing rigging
Battened mainsail with lazy jacks
Furling Genoa
Furling Staysail on self tacking track
Furling system by Harken
Winches by Harken all self tailing.


Ford Lehman 135hp diesel engine
Four 12 volt batteries charged by alternator
Two steering positions both with engine and gear controls
Three bladed propeller on stainless steel shaft
Fisher Panda 12 Generator located in the engine bay

Excellent access with Engine Bay light
Air conditioning unit and system believed to require attention
Bow thruster
240 volt shore power system with battery charger



Eight berths in four cabins plus the saloon working aft as:-
Workshop and rope locker in the bow with access to the chain store
Heads compartment with marine toilet
Two forward crew cabins each with two single bunk beds

Main saloon with Navigation station,
"L" Shaped settee arrangement with saloon table and two single portable seats
Two single seats opposite with inbuilt chess table between
Ample storage and shelving for long distance sailing
Electrical panel with main switches
Heating panel
Flat screen TV

Further aft steps down to Galley
Third guest Cabin with two bunk beds

Large stateroom with huge double bed, wardrobes, storage and
En Suite heads compartment
Two day seats with table between featuring a further inlaid chess table


Linear style galley with Three burner gas cooker with oven
Microwave oven, new refrigerator, two stainless steel sinks, worktop area
Ample storage facility for pots, pans and provisions



Garmin 12 inch touch screen display unit with :
Sonar, etc

Wind Instruments
Icom VHF Radio

Autohelm 7000 autopilot

Manual and Electric Bilge pumps
Fire extinguishers

Harken Self tailing winches
Electric anchor windlass by with foot controls on bow plus remote at the helm
Anchor with stainless steel chain
Mooring lines and fenders
Pilothoue has rear canvas screen for shelter and security
Stainless steel mooring cleats
Stainless steel dinghy davit system
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Stainless stee Dorades for ventilation
Two Outboard brackets
Folding dropleaf cockpit table
Cockpit cushions
Mainsail and Mizzen sail covers.


This Formosa 56 is a serious blue water cruiser.
She requires some attention to the deck and other areas but represents great value.
Well appointed with a great layout and practical deck layout she will make an ideal livaboard or as an income stream through charter.


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.


Contact one of the sales team on 01752 401421

Please note this vessel is off site and viewings are by appointment only.

Category:Sailing Boats
Model:56 Pilothouse
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:1991
Sales status:Sold
LOA:18.9 m/62 ft
Length:18.9 m/62 ft
Width:4.66 m/15 ft
KW:135.0 hp
No. of cabins:4
No. of berths:7
WC & bathrooms:2
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