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  • Year: 2000
  • Current Price: US$ 249,900
  • Located in Boston, MA
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • YW# 78590-2803898


Other photos: Firing broadside, Under Full Sail, Photo 3, Photo 4, Boston Harbour, Photo 6, Greeting Card, Photo 8, Photo 9, Photo 10, Jolly Roger, Photo 12, Photo 13, Photo 14, Photo 15, Photo 16, Photo 17, Photo 18, Photo 19, Photo 20, Photo 21, Photo 22, Photo 23, Photo 24, Photo 25, Photo 26, Photo 27, Head, Photo 29, Photo 30, Photo 31, Photo 32, Photo 33, Photo 34, Photo 35, Photo 36, Photo 37, Photo 38, Photo 39, Photo 40, Photo 41, Photo 42, Photo 43, Photo 44, Photo 45, Photo 46, Photo 47, Photo 48, Photo 49.

Other videos:   Formidable - Pirate Ship

 ****************** OFFERED AT A SPECIAL PRCE**********************

At this price, this is a great opportunity for a charter business or for conversion to a private yacht.

Most recently under charter in Boston Harbor, including hosting NBC's Today Show, and a number of significant upgrades, the Brigantine Formidable is now available for sale.

This 2000 steel hulled 72' two masted schooner is located in Mass.

FORMIDABLE is a 72 foot, “Class A” tall ship that has been running successful public and private tours for over a decade. Formidable has been providing captivating interactive cruises for the general public, tourists, educational institutions, youth groups and family events. Also providing charters for corporate clients including Bain Capital, Janus Fund, Boston Scientific and MIT to name a few. As the best pirate ship, visually, Pirate Ship Formidable provides an environment in which to entertain and educate in an engaging, interactive way by setting sails, telling sea stories, singing sea shanties, demonstrating period weapons and firing the cannons. Portraying maritime life during colonial America and the “Golden Age of Piracy known as “Edu-tainment” and “Education tourism.”

FORMIDABLE built by Consolidate Yachts, City Island, NY from the plans of naval architect Thomas Colvin. Mr. Colvin prepared a working set of plans, for construction in steel vs. wood, from the original design by James Rosborough of Nova Scotia. Replicating an 18th century merchant vessel turned privateer based on the design of the Privateer RATTLESNAKE built in 1781 at Plymouth, MA, USA.

FORMIDABLE was completed in the year 2000, by modern construction standards using cor-ten steel. She has a 49 passenger rated Sub Chapter “T” certification by the USCG. Completing her five year COI May 2018. Annual inspection completed in September 2018.

FORMIDABLE is a Brigantine with a sparred length of 72’ (52’ on deck), 17.5’ beam, 6.5’ draft and a mast height of 55’. With an air draft of 55’ she is compatible with the bridges of the ICW. The brigantine rig has two masts, fore & main, with two square sails on the fore mast. Formidable’s sail configuration consists of three headsails, fore top and fore course (square sails), three stay sails and spanker new in 2018. Powered by a 160hp Yanmar engine with the ability to motor at 8.5 kt and is very maneuverable in close quarters.

FORMIDABLE is a clean, well maintained, stable vessel with wide flat decks, seating above and below decks. The main saloon, galley and head are below establishing her as a comfortable venue capable of entertaining corporate clients, family occasions, educational programs, summer camps and the general public on day sails.

Whether you want to continue her tradition as a chartered pirate vessel, or turn her into your own private tall ship she is sure to turn heads wherever you go.

She comes with an updated Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection valid thru 2022, and a number of upgrades concluded in 2017/2018. See Specifications Section for details.

For an appointment to view this beautiful tall ship, please call the listing broker and make sure to watch the video.





Please contact listing broker larryrutter@ruddersandmoorings.com

Or by cell: 401-338-3554



Please contact Larry Rutter at 855-246-9628