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1981 Formosa 47

$215,000 USD

  • $215,000 USD
  • Bill Tarleton
  • Active
  • Used
  • Ketch
  • 1981
  • Formosa
  • 47
  • Punta Gorda, Florida, US
  • Sail
  • 47ft / 14.33 m
  • Yanmar
  • 4jh3-te
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2016-06-16
  • 2016-08-19
  • 2275653

This beautiful 47 Formosa is completely ready to go and just needs you to stock the bar and Galley, so you can start your next journey!

This Luxury Cruiser with traditional looks, has gorgeous teak and features hand carved doors. This vessel was completely overhauled and refurbished in 2012. It has Teak lacquered decks that were coated with colen, completely repainted hull, with custom cockpit enclosure that shields you from the elements. Nothing on this boat is over 5 years old!


  • Raymarine E140W touch screen Radar/chart plotter 24" color HD
  • Radar dome w/self leveling bracket
  • 650 AIS transmitting and receiving
  • Autopilot w/electric rotary chain drive
  • 5X-30computer w/fluxgate
  • ST70 control
  • ST60 wind, depth, speed, VHF
  • 12 and 120 volt electrical panels w/volt and amp meters new
  • LED lighting on all light bulbs
  • 40 GPH water maker
  • Splendid Washer and Dryer
  • Marble and quartz counter, table, and sink tops


The Galley is down and away from the main salon allowing you space to prepare your food or cocktails, it is well lit with LED lights in the galley allowing a good amount of visibility in the darkness with great efficiency, the new 3 burner Gourmet stove is temperature controlled, fully functional full size Microwave, fully stocked with all cooking tools, dual aluminum propane tanks, Stainless steel sinks, Marble and Quartz counter tops, 4 refrigerators each with own compressors.


The Yanmar 75hp 4JH3-TE has a Balmar 100 amp alternator with serpentine belt, SystemRacor dual selectable fuel filters, 3 plastic fuel tanks that are selectable and transferable, all new fuel lines, exhaust hoses, there is an automatic fire extinguisher system in engine room and is equipped with a PSS shaft seal. 4 8D batteries less than 2 years old with 900 amp hours. the NEXGEN 5.5KW generator has low hours and is in great condition.


  • There are 3 X 55 Gallon plastic fuel tanks that are transferable from tank to tank.
  • There is a 100 gallon fresh water tank that is replenished through the 40 GPH water maker.
  • There is a 28 gallon Holding tank that is plugged into the VACUFLUSH aft head, with the VACUFLUSH it holds the equivalent of 120 conventional gallons. 
  • 11 gallon hot water heater
  • All new plumbing


All LED lighting on every light, stereo system with blue tooth, new wiring throughout the vessel ensures that your electronics will be in good shape while underway. The master stateroom has lots of space and a memory foam mattress with a private Head for plenty of privacy. In the main salon there is lots of space for several of your crew, friends and family, it also converts into one double bed and one single bed. The forward staterooms share the forward head, the port side top rack has been converted into the washer dryer area with plenty of space for an adult to live comfortably, the starboard cabin has two racks with twin beds and lots of space. The teak interior is all newly varnished and looks brand new!

Saftey equipment

  • Off-shore life jackets
  • 4 man life raft
  • Automatic fire extinguishers
  • Jack Lines
  • Harnesses and tethers

Sails and Rigging

All rigging is new

  • Carbon fiber spinnaker pole
  • Electric windlass lewmar V3 winches
  • Battened mizzen
  • Spinnaker with sock
  • Fully battened mainsail
  • Furling jib
  • Staysail with cover
  • NEW running rigging
  • NEW standing rigging
  • NEW clutches



Additional Information

  • 2 delta anchors (55lbs, 66lbs)
  • ATN mast climber
  • Boatswains chair
  • Spare parts (electrical, mechanical Etc.)
  • Complete set of tools
  • Lee cloths installed
  • All new hatches
  • Brass covered portholes
  • complete set of tackle including dock pole, fenders, dock lines.
  • hand held and full size shop vacs
  • WinchRite power winch handle
  • digital volt meter in electric panel
  • NEW plumbing throughout the vessel
  • NEW faucets, Heads and showers
  • NEW electrical breakers
  • NEW wiring throughout the vessel



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.

For Sale By Edwards Yacht Sales

510 Brookside Drive
Clearwater, Florida, 33764