Sailing BoatsBlue Water CruisersVan De StadtForna 37
A go-anywhere Forna 37 steel sloop by Van de Stadt. Two double cabins and large saloon. She has had her underwater hull blasted and re-painted this season. And she comes with wind vane self-steering. She's a design that combines sailing pleasure with comfortable passage making. Safety, speed and comfort.
A go-anywhere 2004 Forna 37 steel sloop by Van de Stadt. Two double cabins and large saloon. She has had her underwater hull blasted and re-painted this season. And she comes with wind vane self-steering. She's a design that combines sailing pleasure with comfortable passage making. Safety, speed and comfort. Dimensions
Length Overall: 11.15m / 36'7"
Length at Waterline: 9.50m / 31'2"
Beam: 3.65m / 12'0"
Max Draft: 1.90m / 6'3"
Displacement: 8.60t / 19,000lbs
Ballast: 2.70t / 6,000lbs
Air draft: 18.5m /
Category : A 8 Construction
Built by Pip (Yacht Building) Ltd of Sussex, England to a Van de Stadt design.
Constructed in steel with a round bilge. Longitudinal and transverse frames with steel bulkheads. Steel deck with internal steel framing and the hull deck joint is welded.
Last survey date Oct. 2018. Deck is covered in Tek-Dek synthetic teak. Engine
Beta Marine BV1505 37.5 HP with 4 cylinders. Fresh water cooled for longevity, and non-turbocharged - easy to maintain. Engine hours not currently known but about 1100. Fitted with Halyard HMI Exhaust Alert and sea strainer alarm.
PRM 120 2:1 gearbox, stainless steel shaft, cutlass bearing, stern gland (deep sea seal type), P bracket and three bladed fixed propeller.
Whitlock wheel steering with Scanstrut pod. Tankage
Fuel: 250 l / 55 gal
Water: 250 l / 55 gal
Small holding tank mounted in aft cockpit locker Accommodation
As expected from the Van de Stadt team she has a well-designed interior.
The owner's cabin is forward with its own hand basin area and a large combined cupboard and wardrobe.
The particularly large saloon area has good galley and chart table, with plenty of seating. Plastimo Neptune 2500 gas cooker. Double galley sink has addition manual seawater pump. Frigomatic fridge.
All the areas that you enter in wet-weather gear are clustered around the companionway.
Heads with shower and wardrobe for wet-weather gear.
A cabin with a double berth aft, equivalent to the owner's cabin forward.
On starboard and aft there is ample storage space with large hatches, allowing good stowage for longer trips.
Good sized and comfortable cockpit with good access past the steering wheel
A folding swimming platform is integrated into transom. Solar panel mounted on an arch aft. Sails and Rigging
Main: by Saunders new 2014 - Dimension polyant 350S - with 3 slab reefs. Stackpack and lazy jacks.
Genoa: by Saunders new 2014 - Dimension polyant 350 SF on furler
Chute: Gennaker by Sanders (2014) with Selden CX 10 furler - new in 2014
Extendible bow sprit for cruising chute - 2014
Spars are all by Z Spars. Standing rigging is 7 x 19 flexible wire type and is probably original. Electrical and electronics
12v and 240v shore power
2 x 105 Amp batteries (2018) with Sterling Pro battery charger.
Xantrex Link 2000 inverter controller & dual battery monitor
18 l Quick Nautic calorifier
Heating - Webasto Thermotop C diesel warm water/air heating - blower in saloon and radiator in forecabin.
Windlass - Simpson Lawrence Horizon 1500 with foot switch
Solar charge controller by Epsolar - (ViewStar series) for 160w solar panel (all 2014) I-Com IC-M505 dsc VHF with command mike at helm
Raymarine Hybridtouch chartplotter/radar/sounder
Raymarine displays x 2
AIS receiver by advanSea Inventory
Outboard bracket on pushpit
Sprayhood and dodgers
Warps and fenders
Anchor and chain
plus a lot more...
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.
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