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1981 Formosa Ketch

New Bern, North Carolina

The owner wants a offer! motivated and will consider any offer.

Classic lines that will turn heads in any marina or anchorage. Very stable offshore cruiser and great live-aboard for someone that loves traditional classic boats and is on a tight budget. The engine is in very good condition with low hours for its age. Come take a look.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $9,900
Boat Name: The Adventurer
Make: Formosa
Model: Ketch
Year: 1981
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 37 ft
Length Overall: 38'6 ft
Beam: 11'3 ft
Min Draft: 4'3 ft
Displacement: 17,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 43 ft
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3JH2
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 38hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 2100
Cruising Speed: 6 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 80 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 15 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Ketch


Donny Helbich
Contact Donny at Neptune Yacht Sales & Service, Inc. at 252-259-7759 or by email at
Neptune Yacht Sales and Services


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services
302 East Front Street
New Bern, North Carolina, US, 28562


Nice cruising layout with with loads of storage, Forward is the V-berth and chain locker next aft is the Head and storage locker. The main salon has port and starboard sette's and lot's of storage under and behind. There is a quarter berth to starboard and the galley is to port with a propane stove and stainless steel sink and 12v refrigeration. 

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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