Formula 47

Boat Tests


Builder: Formula

Model: 47

Model Year: 2003

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 50'0"

Beam: 14'0"

Draft: 3'1"

Weight: 34,300 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/460-hp Cummins 480C-E diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/480-hp Volvo Penta TAMD75P EDC or 2/660-hp Cummins QSM11 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 400 gal.

Water Capacity: 100 gal.


Ritchie compass
Raymarine ST60 Tridata and SL520 chartplotter
Standard Horizon Intrepid+ VHF
VDO gauges
Volvo Penta SeaKey telematic system
Bomar hatch w/OceanAir SKYscreen and privacy shade
15' and 22' Panasonic LCD TVs
Bose home-theater system
Kenwood Surround Sound AM/FM stereo/CD player
3-burner Kenyon cooktop
Nova Kool refrigerator/freezer
Sharp Carousel Grill 2 microwave/convection oven
tempered stemware and tumblers
VacuFlush MSD
12.6-kW Westerbeke genset
29,000-Btu Marine Air A/C
2/Racor 500MA fuel-water separators per main engine
2/Jabsco Sensor-Max water pumps
Glendinning Cablemaster and Glendinning HoseMaster
Bennett trim tabs
Sea-Fire auto. fire-extinguishing system
bimini top w/Strataglass enclosure


16,000-Btu Marine Air cockpit A/C
full-grain leather upholstery
Splendide 2000 S washer/dryer combo
Vetus bow thruster
Latham Marine hydraulic swim platform

This article originally appeared in the October 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.