FORMOSA 51 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of FORMOSA 51. Built by Formosa Boat Building Co. Ltd. and designed by William Garden, the boat was first built in 1972. It has a hull type of Long Keel and LOA is 15.49. Its sail area/displacement ratio 14.47. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Lehman Ford, runs on Diesel.

FORMOSA 51 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about FORMOSA 51 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:15.49 m / 50.82 ft
Rigging Type:Staysail Ketch
Hull Type:Long Keel
S.A. (reported):116.5 m2 / 1254.00 ft2
Draft (max):1.88 m / 6.17 ft
Displacement:23587 kg / 52000.37 lbs
Ballast:5443 kg / 11999.75 lbs
Ballast Type:Cast iron
Last Built:1984
Designers:William Garden
LWL:12.06 m / 39.57 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:55.26
Capsize Screening Formula:1.51

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.67 m / 54.69 ft
PY:14.72 m / 48.29 ft
E:5.79 m / 19.00 ft
PY:8.69 m / 28.51 ft
EY:3.6 m / 11.81 ft
S.A. Fore:46.5 m2 / 500.52 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Lehman Ford
Fuel:568 L / 150.05 gals


Water:568 L / 150.05 gals


Builders:Formosa Boat Building Co. Ltd.
Designers:William Garden


Who designed the FORMOSA 51?

FORMOSA 51 was designed by William Garden.

Who builds FORMOSA 51?

FORMOSA 51 is built by Formosa Boat Building Co. Ltd..

When was FORMOSA 51 first built?

FORMOSA 51 was first built in 1972.

How long is FORMOSA 51?

FORMOSA 51 is 12.06 m in length.

What is mast height on FORMOSA 51?

FORMOSA 51 has a mast height of 14.72 m.

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