FORMOSA 51

FORMOSA 51 photo FORMOSA 51 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Staysail Ketch
LOA:
51.00 ft / 15.54 m
LWL:
39.58 ft / 12.06 m
S.A. (reported):
959.00 ft2 / 89.09 m2
Beam:
14.08 ft / 4.29 m
Draft (max):
6.23 ft / 1.90 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
56,000 lb / 25,401 kg
Ballast:
12,000 lb / 5,443 kg
S.A./Disp.:
10.53
Bal./Disp.:
21.43
Disp./Len.:
403.19
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1972
Last Built:
1984
# Built:
Builder:
Formosa Yachts
Designer:
William Garden
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
10.53
Bal./Disp.:
21.43
Disp./Len.:
403.19
Comfort Ratio:
59.44

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
54.70 ft / 16.67 m
J:
18.30 ft / 5.58 m
P:
48.30 ft / 14.72 m
E:
19.00 ft / 5.79 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
500.51 ft2 / 46.50 m2
S.A. Main:
458.85 ft2 / 42.63 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
959.36 ft2 / 89.13 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
10.53
Est. Forestay Len.:
57.68 ft / 17.58 m

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Notes

A number of production yachts were based on this design including the HUDSON FORCE 50, GOLDCOAST OFFSHORE 50.



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