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Sotaliais a branch of the Kelly Peterson 46 tree. This very well know design from Doug Peterson was first seen in the KP 44. The design was stretched to 46 and taken over by Formosa Yachts after design royalties not being paid to the designer. Formosa Yachts built this design for four years and the product was not nearly as good as the boats overseen by Jack Kelly. In 1984, Australian, Ron Hillier took over production using the same molds and built the 46 as the Sprindrift 46. The SPINDRIFT 46 was built by Formosa Yachts using the same molds that built the FORMOSA 46. (1980-1984). R. Hillier, of Brisbane Australia, oversaw the building of this yacht which was to be sold in the US for Bristol yachts of Newport Beach CA. For the Australian market, they were called the HILLIER/PETERSON 46. Hillier ran afoul of designer Doug Peterson who filed a law suit. Hillier died and the suit was shelved.These boats were in the same quality level as the KP 46 and thus have retained a higher value than a regular Formosa 46 Features include: Fresh bottom job in Jan 2016 Spectra watermaker Recent electronics Powerful 90 hp diesel engine Dinghy and outboard. Extra sails
United Yacht Sales New Jersey would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 46' Spindrift 46 1984. This yacht for sale is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and priced at $105,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!
Ford Lehman 90
1984 90 HP
Sotaliais a 1984 Formosa 46 with the total construction overseen by Australian Ron Hillier. The quality is comparable to the Kelly Peterson 46 which is well known as a terrific bluewater cruiser.All the way forward is the V berth with insert that makes into a fine double berth.There is storage on both side and a hatch above for light and ventilation.Next aft is the head with marine toilet, with mirror ,sink and vanity. There is storage access here as well.As we enter the main salon the first thing of notice is the fine teak interior and teak and holly sole. There is a teak folding table that seat up to 6 people. Across to starboard is a long settee with book shelves and lockers outboard.There is a bulkhead mounted TV with DVD player for onboard entertainment.Also there is a beautiful cabinet for glassware for when there are guests on board.Moving farther aft we arrive at the galley. It is an L shape with good areas for preparing meals and serving either to the table or cockpit.Opening ports make it very comfortable either on passage or at anchor.Directly across from the galley is the navigation station with opening chart table, communication gear and electrical panel.Next aft along the starboard side is the walk thru to the aft cabin.Along this passageway the space can be a sea berth or storage area. There is also the entrance to the engine room here.Finally we arrive at the aft cabin featuring a large double berth with adjacent seat and drawers beneath plus head and private entrance.
Well designed center cockpit5/8" cockpit sole34" destroyer wheel on pedestal with compass guard and teak ringCockpit cushionsCockpit table and glass holder
Well constructed fiberglass hull with modified keelDouble spreader alloy mast with alloy boomLofrans electric windlass 1200 watt45 lb CQR anchor with 300' of 3/8" chain45 lb CQR anchor as backupDouble lifelinesSS pulpit and pushpitPerko spreader lightsDouble backstaysJiffy reefingInternal halyardsFlag halyardsSS boarding ladderOutboard motor bracketSalt water wash down pumpSails2 X mainsails with 3 reef points2 X furling jibs150% furling Genoa100% furling GenoaSpinnakerStorm jibWinchesAll winches are ST Lewmars and have covers2 X ST 55 primaries2 X ST 46Main sheet ST 46Main halyard ST 40Jib halyard ST 40Staysail ST 30 Reefing wincg ST 30CanvasBimini and dodger (2013)Full awning (2013)
6 X 225 amp Trojan batteries (2013)90 amp starting battery (2013)45 amp solar panel400 watt wind generator (2014)LED navigation Lights12v electrical panel70 amp alternatorSharp DVD and TV2 X 50' shore power cords500 watt Honda generatorSpectra watermaker
Raymarine chartplotter (2013)Raymarine autopilot (2013)Raymarine type 2 Autopilot drive (2013)Raymarine ST 60 wind and speed (2013)Icom IC-710 SSB Needs attentionIcom IC-M45 VHF radioNeiko 1000W inverter (2014)Xantrex 20 amp battery chargerRichie compassClock and Barometer
Ford Lehman Super 90 hp diesel engine (Full service in 2013)Borg Warner transmissionRacor fuel filtersSS exhaust70 amp alternator1 1/2" SS prop shaftFully insulated engine roomStop solenoidFull engine instrumentationEngine room blowerAll seacocks are bronze with SS ball valves thru hulls replaced in (2013)2 X VDO tank guagesFuel sight glass
Refigeration and freezer with 4" insulationDouble SS sink with hot and cold pressure waterStove with ovenGarbage binDish and cup holderSpice rack10 gal Hot water heater (2013)Numerous drawers and cupboards for storageSalt water foot pumpLockers are teak linedFormica work area
Eprib2500 Rule bilge pump with Rule sensorCompanionway locks on both entrancesLED navigation lights (2013)6 person life raft (needs service)2.7M dinghy with 5 hp Mercury and 2 gas tanksLife vestsFlares
United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by David Walters Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular 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.