As the 1000th yacht to be delivered by Nautor, FORMOSA has always been something a little special. Painstakingly refitted in 2008 including new decks and much more, she has just had another upgrade making her one of the most special of the sisterhood on the planet.
For more information on this vessel, please contact Sue Grant at our Lymington office on the numbers below.
Please contact Sue Grant at +44 (0)1590 679222
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Nautor Swan
Designer: German Frers
LOA: 51 ft 3 in
Beam: 14 ft 9 in
LWL: 42 ft 5 in
Minimum Draft: 8 ft 10 in
Maximum Draft: 8 ft 10 in
Displacement: 19000 kgs
Number of single berths: 9
Number of cabins: 4
Number of heads: 2
The Swan 51 is an iconic Nautor Swan which is easy to both cruise and to race. They offer sparkling sailing and good looks which will never be out of date. FORMOSA is a special member of the sisterhood as she has been substantially upgraded and refitted in her current ownership including new teak decks and paint. She is now ready to sail.
RCD Status: Our understanding is that the yacht is exempt from the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) as she was built and placed into use within the EU prior to 1998.
Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Hull constructed in single skin.
Finished in white gelcoat.
Blue coaming, cove and boot stripes.
Bulkheads in marine plywood, laminated to hull and deck.
GRP reinforcements with foam core.
GRP engine bed with steel inserts.
Deck constructed in GRP sandwich.
Teak laid in cockpits, side decks, bridge deck and foredeck (new teak in cockpit, 2007; further work completed 2008/09; new teak deck 2010).
Anodized aluminium toe rail.
Hull painted (2007); hull and deck painted, with application of antiskid (2008/09; further work completed – deck painted in 2015).
Hull polished and lines repainted (2015).
Keel & Rudder:
Fin keel in antimony lead alloy.
Skeg rudder with stainless steel rudder stock.
Engine & Gearboxes:
1 x Yanmar 110hp diesel engine (2016).
Engine room insulation (2016).
Propulsion & Steering:
48” Stainless steel steering wheel with elkhide cover.
Vetus bowthruster (2007).
New transmission shaft (2008/09).
24v DC system.
230v AC system.
Extra 12v inlet in cockpit.
220v 50Hz AC system.
AC system control panel.
1 x 12v Battery for engine start (replaced 2016).
2 x Service batteries (replaced 2014).
Note: Regular car batteries – not gel.
12v for the engine.
24v Prestolite alternator for service batteries.
Shore power connection on AC system.
1 x Rheostat.
Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
Salt water for sinks in galley with foot pedal.
30 litre boiler.
Sump tanks emptied by electric manual pump.
Fresh water circuit refurbished (2014).
Electric bilge pump, manual automatic control with alarm.
2 x Manual bilge pumps, 1 x below deck and 1 x in cockpit.
Total capacity of 260 litres in 1 x stainless steel fuel tank.
Fuel tank level indicator.
Total capacity of 700 litres.
Tank vents to galley sinks.
Navionics navigation system (2007).
Brookes and Gatehouse navigation instruments.
Analogical and digital B&G repeaters:
2 x FFD at navigation station.
2 x FFD at center cockpit.
2 x FFD in aft cockpit.
2 x Analogue wind instruments in aft cockpit.
Mast head unit replaced and the entire system serviced
Geonay 11C Chartplotter/GPS using Navionics charts.
Compass refit (2015).
Raymarine autopilot (2007).
Icom VHF radio.
New vertical masthead unit plus servicing of all electronic instruments completed (2008/09).
Raymarine Autohelm (2009).
Avionics Geonav (2009).
VHF radio (2014).
Gimballed 3-burner gas stove with oven and stainless steel protection bar; refurbished (2015).
Extractor hood above stove.
2 x Stainless steel sinks and drip-dry rack.
Fridge and freezer run on engine compressor and 220v pump replaced (2008/09).
2 x Hot/cold showers.
2 x Manual WCs.
Hot and cold deck shower.
Heating & Ventilation:
Hella 12v fans.
Stereo system (2014).
Stereo speakers (2015).
Windex and mast head light.
Navigation lights control panel.
Lights in hanging lockers.
Reading lights at each berth.
2 x Extra bulkhead lights in main cabin.
Red night lights in galley and at navigation station.
Summary of Accommodation:
Interior is finished in hand rubbed satin varnish, entirely redone in 2008/09.
Floorboards in marine plywood with teak and holly veneer finish; flooring refitted (2007).
New upholstery (2014).
Overhead panels covered in white vinyl.
Curtains for all windows and hatches.
Upholstery professionally cleaned (2011).
Light interior refitting (2015).
Description of layout from forwards:
Pipe berths on either side, outboard.
Forward Port Guest Cabin:
2 x Single berths, outboard.
Hanging locker forward.
Forward Starboard Guest Cabin:
2 x Single berths, outboard.
Hanging locker forward.
Teak grating on floors.
Double berth on portside.
Single berth starboard side.
Removable filler piece with mattress to join aft cabin bunks.
Table/vanity with mirror on forward bulkhead.
Shelves and lockers outboard.
Teak grating on floors.
Table with folding leaves.
U-shaped settee to starboard with shelves and lockers ouboard.
Pilot berth above settee, portside.
Elkhide cover on mast.
Shelves and lockers.
Bottle locker near navigation station.
Lockers and drawers.
White Durat worktops.
Chart stowage under table top.
Supports to hold table top open.
Deck fittings for spinnaker pole and jockey pole.
Aluminium mast collar bolted through deck.
Single genoa tracks.
10 x Spinlock clutches for halyard organization.
Anodized aluminium alloy mast with 2 x spreaders, runnings and babystay.
Anodized aluminium boom.
Harken System A track and cars for full batten mainsail.
Spinnaker pole and jockey pole.
Reckmann genoa furler with clutch and blocks.
Nitronic rod shrouds.
Babystay in cable.
Inner forestay in cable.
Navtec 22S backstay cylinder (2008/09).
-17 boomvang and -17S babystay cylinder with three gauge system V control panel in cockpit (2008/09).
3 x shroud rollers (babystay and main shrouds).
Running rigging largely replaced (2008/09).
2 x 65 Three-speed self-tailing primary winches.
2 x 65 Two-speed self-tailing secondary winches.
2 x 48 Two-speed self tailing mainsheet winches.
2 x 48 Two-speed self tailing halyard winches.
1 x 16 Two-speed outhaul winch.
Spinlock jammers installed (2008/09).
Winch maintenance (2010).
Gennaker sleeve (2010).
Main (2007) - One Sails - Dacron Full Batten with Antal cars.
Furling Genoa (2007) - One Sails – Dacron.
Staysail – Hood – Dacron.
Gennaker - One Sails - In sock/bucket.
Lewmar opening deck hatches.
Deck prisms to allow more light into aft cabin.
Stainless steel stemhead with chain roller.
Stowage locker for 2 x gas bottles.
2 x Dorade boxes near mast.
Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:
12” Mooring cleats, 2 x forward and 2 x aft.
1500w Electric windlass.
2 x Original anchors; CQR and Danforth.
75m Chain 10mm.
Ultra anchor (2015).
Lines and ropes (2015).
Covers, Canvas & Cushions:
Sprayhood and lazy bag (2015).
Deck and cockpit cushions.
Stack pack mainsail cover with lazyjacks (2007).
Tender & Outboard:
Outboard engine support on pushpit.
Mercury 4hp outboard enging.
Stainless steel safety lines.
Liferaft refurbished (2014).
2 x Lifebuoys mounted at stern.
First aid kit.
Fire extinguishers (2014).
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.