Formosa Marine builds aluminium boats with aluminium-plate hull construction and strength
A Formosa Marine boat is designed to match the challenging conditions of safe, offshore boating yet provides the comfort and versatility suitable for family bay cruising. The Formosa hull is renowned for stability, excellent handling and a dry, soft ride. ‘Quality Build, Ultimate Performance’ has been the motto, central to Formosa’s evolution since they started in 1998 on Brisbane’s bayside. There is a model available to suit all tastes and styles of boating including three Hardtops, the innovative X Bowrider and the latest model, the Cuddy Cab.
Formosa SRT™ Aluminium Plate Hull
Born from six generations of hull design and with over twenty years of Australian plate boat building, a Formosa Hull sets the benchmark in design, performance, quality workmanship and innovation.
Formosa has packaged the very best designs from their previous brands, SEA-ROD and Tomahawk, and developed one exceptional hull, Formosa SRT™. The result is a hull that is full of functionality, strength, good looks, safety and value; key factors to consider when purchasing your next boat.
The Formosa SRT™ Aluminium Plate Hull has a soft dry ride and improved handling and performance in all conditions including:
Formosa’s previous Tomahawk and SEA-ROD ranges have combined into one great hull design, the Formosa SRT™ Aluminium Plate Hull.
All Formosa SRT hulls are available with PRO DECK™ – Formosa’s true self-draining decks. This feature is an optional upgrade on boats 495 to 595 and a standard inclusion on boats 635 to 755 (PRO DECK™ standard on 635s from March 2023).
Standard features include:
Read more on the Quality Build page.
|Select a PRO DECK™ UPGRADE on boat sizes 495 to 595 for Formosa’s Aluminium True Self-draining Deck. Boats 635 and larger come standard with PRO DECK™ (PRO DECK™ standard on 635s from March 2023). Formosa’s PRO DECK™ allows water to drain off the deck and out through the Formosa scupper system. A great option in case of heavy seas, a wave hits or just washing down the deck at home. Choose between PRO DECK™ Carpeted Aluminium floor with marine-grade carpet for cool comfort underfoot or PRO DECK™ Checker Plate Aluminium Floor. PRO DECK™ can also be finished in a flat-painted aluminium, ready for EVA marine flooring. Read more: PRO DECK true self-draining decks.
|The innovative Quad4™ Water Ballast with an innovative ‘Off Keel’ counterbalance design that is industry-leading in terms of achieving even greater on water stability. Unlike traditional keel ballasts, the Quad4™ four (4) chamber ballast, combined with a wide beam and reverse chine hull, minimises hull roll from the swell or internal passenger movement. Once you are on your way, the 4 longitudinal stringers empty rapidly, allowing you to get on the plane without any change in performance. This feature is now standard on all models and sizes from March 2023. Read more about Formosa’s innovative designs.
|The innovative step-down ‘Active Transom’ has smart storage solutions, easy on-board battery access and continues to be the best in transom design and water access on the market. With the Active Transom, depending on your boat size, you can choose from four options, Full Access, Dual Access, Single Access and Closed Access. Check out more details by viewing the Full Range and download the Full Features List.