Formosa Full Keel Sloop (1987) for sale in Marathon, United States

£111,652 GBP
Listed price $139,000 USDGet a foreign exchange quote


Rosie, the 1987 Formosa 44 Full Keel Sailboat, is a refitted vessel from stem to stern. Featuring a 13.41 meter overall length, her brightwork has been coated with 4 coats of conversion spar varnish and her entire hull, deck and topsides have been repainted with AwlGrip. She includes an array of modern amenities such as a new TCL Roku TV, new salon table, new smoke and CO2 alarms, and a complete survey from May 2022. With over $300,000 spent on renovations, Rosie is a must-see!

General information
Formosa Full Keel Sloop
Used sail boat for sale
£111,652 GBP | Listed price $139,000 USDGet a foreign exchange quote
Name of boat
Compass Rose
Length overall
13.41 metres
Marathon, United States

About this Formosa Full Keel Sloop


Compass Rose (Rosie) was hauled in June 2019 and for 2 years completely refitted from stem to stern. Never damaged or a salvage vessel! $300,000 was spent on this beautiful yacht.

The entire hull, deck and topsides were stripped and repainted with AwlGrip.

Bottom was stripped to the substrate, 3 coats of interlux interprotect and 3 coats of micron extra. Teak decking was stripped including the seams and recaulked with teak decking systems teak caulk. All brightwork coated with 4 coats of conversion spar varnish. All port lights were removed and rebed. All 3 deck hatches replaced.

1987 Formosa 44 Full keel sailboat

New TCL Roku TV

New salon table and all cushions recovered

All surfaces repainted with waterborn epoxy and all brightwork stripped and varnished.

New smoke & co2 alarms

Teak floors refinished with moisture cure urethane

Both heads were replaced with self macerating pumps. All lines replumbed to holding tank. Holding tank has deck pump out as well as a Y valve with macerator pump for through hull discharge. New sinks, water supply, shower heads and bilge sumps. Both heads include custom wall tile.

Both staterooms include new memory foam mattresses

All electrical wiring was reran to new outlets including GFI in galley and heads. Most outlets include usb ports

House bank batteries and starter batteries replaced as well as all new wiring

Rosie includes a wind turbine (Air-X) and two kyocera KC 130 watt solar panels

LPG system was replaced from the vinyl fuel tank, regulator, solenoid, fuel lines, all connectors and alarm sensors.

Water maker KATADYN Power Survivor 40E endurance series

New Dicksen gimballed 3 burner stove top and oven. New countertop microwave. All new water lines ran throughout, new 4gpm potable water pump and electric 15 gallon water heater.

New top/front load dometic refrigerator and isotherm magnum water cooler compressor freezer

Main sail, jib and sail covers all replaced through Schurr Sails. Also, includes a spinnaker in good condition. All sheets and halyards replaced.

Several thru hulls replaced.

New dodger, cockpit cover, eisenglass and cockpit cushions replaced.

New cockpit speakers installed with new bluetooth stereo system in salon.

Over $15,000 bonding system to ground entire vessel for protection from lightning strikes.

2-30 amp shore circuits

New throttle, gear shift, fuel guages and engine guages.

Lewmar windlass H3GD

Next generation 5kw ucm series diesel generator less than 20 hours

Complete refurbish of the existing HVAC as well as adding a second ( Dometic ECD 16/2-1171-410, 16,000 BTU self-contained reverse cycle unit. Cruisair STQ16 (Stowaway) 16,000 BTU self contained reverse cycle with digital zone control keeps the entire cabin comfortable in any weather conditions.

All new bilge pumps connected to a master control at chart desk

All new fire extinguishers throughout

The Ford Lehman engine starts immediately and runs very strong

Raymarine Axiom 9 multifunction display at steering pedestal.

Axiom 9 multifunction display at chart table.

Raymarine Quantum Radome (closed array) on fwd face of mast.

Included 3 i70s displays, with masthead transducer

Raymarine EV autopilot system with ACR200 Actuator Unit, EV-1 course computer, sensor core, P70s display head. Plumbed to Autohelm drive motor in steering gear

VHF Radio

Vesper Cortex VHF/ AIS transponder with M1 hub and 2 handsets. Includes anchor watch function. Stainless steel whip antenna on masthead, emergency composite antenna mounted on aft arch

Sirius XM Marine with antenna & hub.

Raymarine i70s display units at steering pedestal. System pack with depth, speed, wind transducers.

Raymarine ITCL Converter, SeaTalk

Complete survey completed May 2022 can be provided.


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.

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Denison Yacht Sales - The Quay

1535 SE 17th Street #119
Fort Lauderdale
United States
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