51′ Formosa 51 – 1977 – $97,000***NOT ACTIVE***

Rarely is a world-class cruising vessel like this available on the great lakes. S/V Gitan is a Formosa 51, designed by renowned naval architect William Garden and robustly built to handle open ocean crossings. She has been recently upgraded with a bow thruster and hydraulic autopilot. The hull was refinished with Stirling paint in 2010, teak decks have been refinished and laid on west system epoxy with west system filling the gaps. New interior main salon Cushions and refinished teak. New electrical 120 & 12 volt panel by Paneltronic.

  • Boat name: Gitan
  • Location: LaSalle -Windsor
  • Make: Formosa
  • Model: Ketch
  • Surveyed in last five years: NO
  • Year: 1977
  • Length: 51
  • LOA: 56
  • Beam: 14
  • Draft: 6
  • Keel Type: full
Engine Information

  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Manufacturer: Ford Lehman
  • Engine Hours: 4200
  • Engine HP: 120
  • Fuel Tank Capacity in Gallons: 130 gal
  • Drive: In-Line
  • Propeller Type: Three Blade
Below Deck

  • 1 unit – Air conditioning units WITH Heating
  • Opening Ports
  • Pressurized Water
  • Hot Water 120v
  • Hot Water Heated by Engine
  • Number of Heads: 2 Heads
  • Manual Toilet
  • Y Valve for Overboard Discharge
  • Shower
  • Separate Shower Stall
  • Holding Tank Capacity in Gallons: 30 gal
  • Propane Stove
  • Propane Oven
  • 12/120v Refrigeration
  • Engine Drive Refrigeration
  • Freezer Compartment
  • Headroom: Between 6ft – 6ft4in of Headroom
  • Number of Separate Sleeping Cabins: 3 Separate Sleeping Cabins
On Deck

  • Cockpit Awning / Boom Tent
  • Swim Ladder
  • Teak Decks
  • Main Sail Cover
  • Number of Winches: 5
  • Self Tailing
  • (Sail 1) Type: genoa
  • (Sail 1) Furling: Roller
  • (Sail 1) Condition: Serviceable
  • (Sail 2) Type: mizzen
  • (Sail 2) Condition: Serviceable
  • (Sail 3) Type: yankee/ self tacking
  • (Sail 3) Condition: Serviceable
  • (Sail 4) Type: Main
  • (Sail 4) Condition: Serviceable
Electrical & Electronics

  • VHF Make / Model: standard horizon
  • GPS Make / Model: hummingbird & sitex Ez-97 loran
  • Depth Sounder Make / Model: Probe Interphase
  • Radar Make / Model: Raytheon R20 / no-dome
  • Autopilot Make / Model: com / nav hydraulic pump only
  • Batteries
  • Shore Power Cord(s)
  • 30A Shorepower Inlets
  • Battery Charger Make / Model: 30 amp automatic charger
Mechanical & Accessories

  • Bow Thruster
  • Windlass: Electric Windlass
  • Dinghy Davits
  • Fenders
  • Docklines
  • (Anchor 1) Anchor Type: Plow
  • (Anchor 1) Rode Feet of Chain: 350
  • (Anchor 1) Rode Feet of Rope: 150
  • (Anchor 2) Anchor Type: Plow
  • Electric Bilge Pump
  • Life Ring or Sling
Jun 18, 2012Uncategorized