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San Diego, California, US, 92106
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1982 Formosa 42

location icon San Diego, California
Year 1982
Length 42 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Formosa Yachts

42' Formosa 42 '82 "Zephyrus"

The Formosa 42 is a Taiwanese-built long range cruising boat. Related in design to the Slocum 43 and Passport 42. Beautiful teak down below with plenty of storage above and below decks. Two private staterooms with an additional quarter berth and convertible salon will sleep seven.


Year Built 1982
Category Sail
Length Overall 42 ft
Length Of Deck 42 ft
Beam 12'10 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID FBB420080682
Keel Fin Keel
Min Draft 6'4 ft
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 47 hp
Fuel Tanks 2
Fuel Tank Cap. 60 gal
Water Tanks 2
Water Tank Cap. 75 gal
Displacement 25,500 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Perkins
Model: 4.108
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 47hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 2 Blade
Engine Hours: 3,500

Forward cabin with V-berth, drawer storage, hanging locker and access to anchor locker. Just aft to port is a head with vanity and separate shower stall. Hanging locker across head to starboard. Aft of head to port is the main salon table with another single berth on starboard.

Aft of salon is a U-shaped galley with top loading fridge and double basin sink. Nav station across to starboard. Aft of nav station on starboard is an open quarter berth. Across on port is a private cabin and quarter berth.


Adler Barbour 12V refrigeration

Engel 12V fridge

3-burner propane stove

Microwave oven

Toaster oven

Coffee maker

Pressure water system

7-gal water heater – 110V and engine driven

2-basin sink

Electronics and Navigation

Datamarine wind speed and direction

Datamarine speed and distance logs

Datamarine depth sounder

Ritchie compass

Raymarine RL70C chart plotter

Raymarine radar

Icom M402 VHF radio

Icom hand-held VHF radio

SSB radio

Clock and barometer

30” TV


12V DC and 110V AC

(8) 6V house batteries (4 new 11/22/2022)

Battery charger

Trace inverter charger

(3) solar panels

Shore power cord


45-lb CQR with 150’ chain and rode

Bimini, dodger and connector, mainsail and staysail covers

2004 10’ Achilles dinghy with 4hp Mercury outboard

Anchor and steaming light

Running lights

Bow pulpit and rails

Lifelines and stanchions

Dock lines and fenders

Dinghy davits

Outboard mount


Last bottom paint – Nov 2022

Sails and Rigging

Wire standing rigging

Roller furling on headsail

(2) Barlow 27 winches

(2) Barlow 24 winches




Engine and Mechanical

Cockpit engine controls

Wheel steering


Wall-mounted propane heater


Life jackets

Fire extinguishers



MOB pole


All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this 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.