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1985 Hudson Force 50 For Sale

$105,000
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Stock #196207 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1985
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Hudson
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
Force 50
Length (LOA):
65' (19.81m)
Beam:
14' 2"
Draft:
74"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
196207
Location:
23518
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Storage Status:
In the water††
Reason for Selling:
illness
Sailboat Details
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Boom:
Running Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
Mast:
Two Free Standing Spun Aluminum Masts
"masts, rigging, roller furling, and jib are new. This is a project b oat and needs work."

The Hudson Force 50 is a full keeled pilothouse cutter ketch that was built in Taiwan in the early 80's. This boat was built on the same hull as the Formosa 51. This boat was a serious blue water "go anywhere" sailboat in it's day, but unfortunately it's going to take a lot of work to get it back ...more

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1985 Hudson Force 50 Ketch Sailboat in 23518

Stock #196207

The Hudson Force 50 is a full keeled pilothouse cutter ketch that was built in Taiwan in the early 80's. This boat was built on the same hull as the Formosa 51. This boat was a serious blue water "go anywhere" sailboat in it's day, but unfortunately it's going to take a lot of work to get it back in sailing form.

There is a LOT of teak above and below deck!!

The interior layout has three staterooms, the master is aft with full head, and two double guest cabins forward with shared head and step in shower. Pilothouse with inside helm station, and lower saloon with desk. L-shaped settee to starboard going forward to starboard is a double guest cabin and to port is the head and shower. Forward is an upper and lower to starboard, workbench and cupboards to port.

Information On Condition

This Hudson Force 50 is in need of some serious restoration!! Current owner is ill and must sell. The boat has not sailed in at least 8 years.

The owner spent over $100,000 replacing both masts, the rigging, and booms. Jib is new...never hoisted. The two mains are in very good condition. They are all in storage with the cabin cushions.

Approximate boat location: Norfolk, Virginia


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Basic Details
Year:
1985
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Hudson
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
Force 50
Length (LOA):
65' (19.81m)
Hours:
--
Stock #:
196207
Location:
Norfolk, Virginia
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 9/17/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Ford
Model:
Lehman Diesel
Size:
85 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
180 gals
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
65'
Beam:
14' 2"
Max. Draft:
74"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
Weight:
52,000 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
65'
Deck Features
Anchor:
Bow Pulpit:
Sails
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Rigging
Boom:
Running Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
Mast:
Two Free Standing Spun Aluminum Masts
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
3
Water Capacity:
75 gals
Generator:
Yes
(Westerbeke)
Stateroom - Aft:
Stateroom - Forward:
Head:
Two
Ice Box:
Two
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
William Garden
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Keel
Exterior Color:
Green/white
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