FORMOSA 43

FORMOSA 43 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
41.83 ft / 12.75 m
LWL:
33.33 ft / 10.16 m
Beam:
12.58 ft / 3.83 m
S.A. (reported):
820.00 ft2 / 76.18 m2
Draft (max):
6.58 ft / 2.01 m
Displacement:
24,800 lb / 11,249 kg
Ballast:
9,260 lb / 4,200 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.49
Bal./Disp.:
37.34
Disp./Len.:
299.02
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1980
# Built:
20
Builder:
Formosa Boat Building Co. Ltd. (TAIWAN)
Designer:
Ron Holland

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo Penta
Model:
MD 21A
Type:
Diesel
HP:
60
Fuel:
60 gals / 227 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.49
Bal./Disp.:
37.34
Disp./Len.:
299.02
Comfort Ratio:
36.65
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.73

Accommodations

Water:
120 gals / 454 L

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Notes

The design has been attributed to Ron Holland though this has not been verified and his name is not shown on the original brochure. It is thought that the tooling was used by at least 2 different builders in Taiwan. An estimate is that 20 were built.

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