Formosa 51

  • Formosa 51 is a classic sailboat designed by the renowned naval architect William Garden and built by Formosa Shipyard in Taiwan. It is equipped for long journeys with large fuel and water tanks, as well as a generator in some cases. The interior is very spacious, luxurious and provides accommodation for up to 9 passengers. Its design is more than impressive, as you will be astonished by the grand saloon, hand carved teak and fantastic cabins. It is known for being one of the safest, finest and most comfortable boats in the world.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Formosa 51
    Type:
    Length: 14.7
    Beam: 4.6
    Draft: 2.99
    Displacement: 22000
    Motorboats: Perkins
    Horse Power: 120
    Day by day capacity: 12

Destinations where you can hire a Formosa 51

  • Yacht charter in Torrevieja
  • <p>On your <strong>yacht charter in Torrevieja</strong>, you can visit the seaside resort located on the Costa Blanca about 50 km southwest of Alicante, you won´t regret it, it’s one of the highlights of Spain. Perhaps you could go yachting in one of our many luxurious catamarans whilst on one of our boat trips? And whilst you’re exploring the Costa Blanca, you have to visit Benidorm, the island of Tabarca and other areas of Alicante. Many boat charter holidaymakers say Torrevieja offers some of the most spectacular sandy beaches on the Mediterranean coast. As a famous sailing destination, the port is large which provides you with the facilities you need during your yacht charter in Torrevieja. There are three marinas that are protected by the breakwater, so you can relax when in port. You can choose to have a skipper or go on one of our boat trips in Torrevieja bareboat if you have experience and will be safe on your sailing holiday.</p> <p>Torrevieja embraces a fusion of both old and modern styles. So during your time renting a boat in Torrevieja, it will be like going back in time, whilst maintaining the luxury of today. There is no doubt that every visitor will find something they want to see and experience during their boat hire holiday in Torrevieja. The ´Old Town´ is one of the most popular areas to stay while on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Torrevieja. You can spend your evenings taking long walks along the wonderful promenade in the evening heat, where you will find many historical buildings to explore and fantastic restaurants to dine in. </p> <p>Boat hire in Torrevieja can let you explore your possible love of nature. Nature walks and rock climbing allow you to admire the amazing scenery of the area. Or simply take a boat trip in Torrevieja along its coastline and discover the beautiful beaches where you can stop and spend some time sunbathing. You will find many pleasant coves between the beaches where you can practice scuba diving and enjoy the under-water scenery. If you go on a bareboat yacht charter holiday in Torrevieja, you could drop anchor anywhere you want whilst you take your boat hire in Torrevieja and go on your own personal scuba diving adventure. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are numerous moorings so you won’t have any trouble in finding a place to moor when you hire a boat in Torrevieja. Moreover, if you decide to sail your yacht bareboat, you can choose your perfect location to moor up and stay for the night. In any of its three ports you will be able to resupply and find all the facilities that you might need for your journey to be safe and importantly, relaxing. </p> <h2>What to see in Torrevieja</h2> <p>Torrevieja’s beaches are beautiful, you can’t miss out on the natural parks and the salt marshes which you can visit during your time hiring a chartered yacht or boat in Torrevieja. The natural park De La Malta and the Torrevieja lagoons are protected habitats that occupy more than 50% of the land. They contain two salt marshes, one green and one pink, which dry up due to the baking Spanish sun, leaving an amazing array of natural salt statues. Why not visit the salt sculptures whilst on an aBoatTime boat hire holiday in Torrevieja? </p> <p>Traditionally salt commerce was the main economic activity of the town and nowadays you can approach the salt docks, where the ships used to depart towards the Caribbean Sea to trade with the Americas and get a real sense of history in front of your eyes. </p> <p>Another place that deserves a visit is Molino del Agua, where you can find an impressive dune system on the beach that will make you discover the magic of an arid landscape between two salt marshes. Other places of interest are the Garden of the Nations and the Tower of Malta, which was built in the fourteenth century and deserve your attention. </p> <p>The old center of Torrevieja combines traditional and modern feelings and gives off a vibrant array of emotions, experiences and lifestyles. Walk through Torrevieja and have dinner in a restaurant on one of the streets with a view of the cathedral and immerse yourself in the relaxing holiday feel of Torrevieja. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>During the time of your boat rental in Torrevieja, you should visit some of the best beaches the east coast of Spain has to offer, some of our favourites are the bays Mata, Locos and Guardamar. The Ferris Cove is ideal for snorkeling and enjoying a sunny day under the cover of palm trees. </p> <p>De la Mata is located about 6km away. It is a nice and peaceful bay to which you can access with your ship with ease, and it is an excellent location to drop anchor during your yacht charter holiday in Torrevieja. </p> <p>Playa de los Locos is the closest beach and is equipped with various services for tourists, services such as shops, restaurants and public restrooms. It’s perfect to relax on, but above all else it is interesting to discover the marvelous grasslands that lie underwater to the North and South of the beach. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Without a doubt, being right on the coast allows Torrevieja to produce delicious seafood for you to eat in their delightful restaurants. The fresh fish, fused with local culinary skill in the kitchen, will dazzle your taste buds - leaving you wanting more. </p> <h2>Traveling from Torrevieja</h2> <p>From Torrevieja you could take a bareboat charter and visit Santa Pola, Guardamar del Segura, or the city of Alicante. If in addition you want to visit an island, get your ship and your sunscreen ready and make your way to Tabarca, a marine reserve so fascinating both above and below the surface of the seawater. If you love snorkeling, it is a must-see destination. </p> <p>Choose a yacht charter holiday in Torrevieja and visit the surrounding area including Benidorm, the island of Tabarca and Alicante that lies on the spectacular Blanca. Surprise yourself with its natural beauty, delicious food, gorgeous weather and historical heritage while you enjoy sailing under the sun. </p>

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Why choose aBoatTime?

Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
Organise your trip at your own pace, to suit you and your family and friends.
If you don't have a sailing license, don't worry. We'll find you a suitable skipper.

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