There's so much going on in the Formula 45 Yacht that it's hard to know where to begin. She easily transitions between distance cruising, weekending for two couples or a small family, and entertaining a crowd for “docktails” and hors d'oeuvres. She's flat-out one of the most comfortable boats we've driven and the fit and finish, as with all Formula boats, is top-tier. And, of course, she is a status symbol extraordinaire. (“boattest.com”)
Step aboard the HUGE hydraulic swim platform / combination tender or PWC lift, up a step and through the transom door to the spacious bi-level cockpit; enclosed in glass on 3 sides and climate controlled. Aft cockpit encloses with removable Strataglass.
Large cockpit wet bar includes, sink, grill, refrigerator / icemaker combination. An overhead mounted LCD HD TV & air conditioning is among the amenities enjoyed by all. U-shaped aft cockpit seating with removable tables easily converts into a sun lounge.
Up 2 steps is the starboard side helm and over-sized companion seat to port. Helm seats flip-up & down independently. Spacious port side companion seat is elevated providing a wonderful sight line. Low maintenance teak grain vinyl decking throughout the cockpit provides safe footing plus an elegant appearance without the maintenance of real teak.
The windshield opens easily for ventilation and safe forward deck access. Forward deck is non-skid and offers twin sun lounges. Anchoring bay conceals the electric anchor windlass.
The one piece cabin entrance door slides open easily near the vessel’s centerline.
Interior includes Ralph Lauren designer fabrics, beautiful American cherry wood-grain flooring and cherry accented cabinetry throughout.
The galley is to port. Twin basin, stainless steel sinks are adorned by upgraded fixtures and Corian® countertops. The over-under refrigerator-freezer includes brushed stainless steel doors. Modern pleated fabric blinds conceal oversized hull side port lights of highly polished stainless steel. Notice the backlit wine rack and glassware cabinet.
The Salon includes a “C” shaped settee of UltraLeather™ which easily converts to sleep two. Note the removable pedestal dining stools, polished cherry dining table & wood sole.
Against the bulkhead forward of the dinette is a 37" Dell Flat-Panel TVwith a Bose® surround sound system. Aft of the galley is the guest stateroom. Privacy is provided by a solid door. Twin beds quickly convert to a Queen berth with a hideaway filler cushion. Note the Sharp 15” LCD TV. The private head with shower is aft of the vanity which boasts large storage cabinets, Corian® countertops, stainless sink basin and more.
The luxurious Master Stateroom is accessed via the centerline companionway. Privacy is provided by a sliding pocket door with full-length mirror facing the Master. Queen size mattress is “memory foam”. Mattress is hinged to expose abundant storage below.
Note also: Bose® speakers, Toshiba 15” LCD TV, DVD player, separate air conditioning system with reverse-cycle heat and digital controller, overhead storage, 2 cedar lined closets, overhead hatch with sliding screen & privacy shade. Salon headroom 6' 11
The portside separate shower compartment includes a mirrored storage compartment, an AC electrical outlet and 12 volt exhaust fan. The starboard side head compartment has a fold down seat cover above the Vacuflush toilet. Note the air conditioning vent, opening stainless steel port light, mirrors, exhaust fan & two duplex GFCI outlets.