This is a superb example of the highly respected Doug Peterson designed Formosa 46. Known for their excellent sea-keeping ability and fast, efficient hulls these yachts are sought after around the world by knowledgeable yachtsman.
This yacht has been superbly maintained and fully equipped for serious blue water sailing. She had a major refit in New Zealand which included an engine rebuild, new mast and rig, new sails, a custom made dodger and hard top was added which transformed the center cockpit into a truly livable area. She's just had her engine serviced with new exhaust and alternator fitted.
She has a beautiful warm solid teak interior in spotless condition, pride of ownership abounds wherever you look. Her electronics, sails, entire rig and much more have all been replaced and she must be seen to be appreciated.
Exceptional Value at USD105,000 - Australian Tax paid
The interior of this Formosa 46 is stunning, the warmth of her glowing solid teak joinery and spacious layout makes her a joy to be on.
Entering the protected companionway you have a spacious U-Shaped galley to port complete with deep twin sinks, a gimbaled four burner stove and oven and ample bench and cupboards for storage.
Forward on the port side is a U shaped sofa with an extendable saloon table which can easily seat nine persons when you include the starboard sofa. The cushions are all newly upholstered in a rich royal blue.
There's a spacious double cabin up forward with adjoining head and ample locker space and storage under the bunks.
The chart table is on the starboard side and well equipped with a full suite of electronics and communication equipment.
Moving aft you have the passageway that takes you to the master cabin with its large double bed, ensuite and own companionway up to the cockpit.
The passageway contains a single bunk and additional storage, you have excellent access to the sound proofed engine room from here.
Revel has generous internal volumes;
Revel has been extensively equipped for blue water sailing. She had a major refit in New Zealand in 1997 which included replacing all standing and running rigging, painting, teak work, custom dodger, stainless steel arch for solar panels, davits, engine rebuild and much more.
She has solid teak side decks, teak grates in the cockpit and teak laid cockpit seats.
The new rigid dodger transforms the cockpit into a large additional well protected living space, professionally added by New Zealand shipwrights it seamlessly blends with the original coach house. It has a opening front window which allows fresh air to circulate through the cockpit and into the aft cabin.
There is a folding cockpit table mounted on the binnacle which provides the perfect spot for outside dining.
Two useful storage boxes where also added on the port and starboard quarters to house the gas bottles and provide additional storage.
Some of her equipment includes
The galley features is well equipped with:
Revel has a 80hp Ford Leyman engine that was completely rebuilt in 1997 and has just been serviced (Aug 2016) with a new exhaust and alternator fitted.
A brand new 2kva Generator has been installed.
There is a full set of spare parts onboard including:
Revel has Hood Sails and include:
There is a Staysail inner forestay on a removable highfield lever
All sails were replaced in 1997, the storm and MPS have never been used and working sails have just been serviced.
Main is protected by a fully zippered lazy bag complete with lazy jacks.
All winches have been regularly serviced.
Safety Equipment includes: