1984 Formosa Marine Trader

Added 5 October, 2011

About this Sailboat:

1984 51’ Ketch Marine Trader (Formosa) built in Taiwan. Teak decks, all teak interior. Aft cabin, center cockpit.

Ford Lehman 120 hp has about 3600 hrs, transmission has 6 hrs since overhaul. 250 gal water holding tanks, NEW 150 gal fuel tanks. Fiberglass hull.

Teak decks all redone with new caulking, wood stripped, sanded and refinished with teak oil. New 11 gallon hot water heater, new Electra Scan toilet in aft cabin. New Splendide washer-dryer.

Granite countertop in galley and hallway storage area. All new ceilings throughout.

Queen sized bed in aft cabin. New Force Ten gas, 3-burner stove with oven in galley. Dickinson Antarctic diesel heater and propane heater built in, in salon.

All interior cupboards painted like new. Two year old sail covers. Sails in excellent cond. Sleeps six.

Custom made FULL canvas cover included ($4000 value). Hull gel coated 6 years ago.

This boat was sailed from England to Central America and through the Panama Canal, then up to Oakland, CA where we purchased it 6 years ago. We sailed it up the coast line to the Oregon/WA border, and up the Columbia River. It’s very sea worthy now and would make a wonderful blue-water cruiser.

Recent in-water survey can be emailed on request.

Masts are due for revarnish and bright work needs sanded and teak oil. Everything else on the boat has been redone/updated.

Equipment on Board:

New Freedom Marine 20, 2000 watt inverter. Garmin GPS, JRC radar (never used), new Ray Marine auto helm, depth sounder, Raytheon 220 VHF Hailer marine radio.

Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
Formosa Marine Trader
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