Formula 45

Boat Tests


Builder: Formula

Model: 45

Model Year: 2006

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 48'2"

Beam: 13'11"

Draft: 3'5"

Weight: 30,500 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/540-hp Cummins QSM 540 diesel V-drives

Optional Power: 2/575-hp Volvo Penta D9 DPH diesel V-drives

Fuel Capacity: 350 gal.

Water Capacity: 100 gal.


Bomar cabin hatch
2/Dri-Fast foam sunpads
coupe top w/ tinted, tempered, curved-glass windshield
motorized sunroof
full-beam swim platform
transom trunk w/ pneumatic-assist hatch
burl-finish instrument panel
rudder-angler indicator
iPod/MP3 port in saloon
Kenwood dash-mounted AM/FM stereo/CD player w/ multidisc changer in saloon
17 polished s/s drink holders
wet bar w/ Corian countertop
fore and aft cockpit curtains w/ Sunbrella fabric
37" Dell LCD TV w/ Bose Lifestyle home-theater system
6-month subscription to Sirius satellite radio
cherrywood interior
NovaKool stand-up refrigerator and freezer
two-burner EuroKera electric cooktop
2/15" Toshiba LCD TVs in master and guest staterooms
2/VacuFlush MSDs
teak-and-holly galley sole
Corian counterops
cedar-lined lockers in master


Flagship Imron graphic sapphire blue metallic hull color
forward cockpit Ultraleather seating
Ralph Lauren decor package
15'' Sharp wireless LCD TV
30,000-Btu Marine Air bridge-deck A/C
Gaggenau electric grill
U-line cockpit refrigerator w/ ice maker
macerator and discharge pumpout
Latham hydraulic swim platform
Volvo Penta SeaKey satellite communication, boat data security system w/ 3-month subscription
Raymarine electronics package w/ 2 E120 GPS/plotters, 48'' open-array radar, ST6001 autopilot, and ST60 depth display

This article originally appeared in the June 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.