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FORMOSA 51

FORMOSA 51 built by Formosa Yachts and designed by William Garden. Her first hull was built in 1972 with an overall lengh of 15.54 m or 51.00 ft long

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FORMOSA 51 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft15.54 m / 51.00 ft
Builder(s)Formosa Boat Building Co. Ltd.
Designer(s)William Garden
BrandFormosa
CountryTaiwan
Hull TypeLong Keel
First Hull Built1972
Last Hull Built1984
Rigging TypeStaysail Ketch
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio21.43

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 15.54 m / 51.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)12.06 m / 39.58 ft
Beam (width)4.29 m / 14.08 ft
Draft1.90 m / 6.23 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 25401 kg / 56000 lb
Maximum Displacement25401 kg / 56000 lb
Ballast Weight5443 kg / 12000 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.48
Comfort Ratio59.44
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)403.19
Ballast Ratio21.43
Sail Area to Displacement10.53

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length17.58 m / 57.68 ft
Reported Sail Area89.09 m² / 959.00 ft²
Total Sail Area89.13 m² / 959.36 ft²
Mainsail Area42.63 m² / 458.85 ft²
I54.70 ft * 16.67 m
J18.30 ft * 5.58 m
P48.30 ft * 14.72 m
E19.00 ft * 5.79 m
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