La Paz Yachts

41′ Formosa Yankee Clipper


Located In: La Paz, BCS, Mexico
Year: 1974
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Yachtworld Number:  3682998


The Yankee Clipper Ketch was built to Lloyd’s high standards and is a proven blue water cruising boat with excellent live-aboard features. The beautiful Teak interiors of these Taiwanese built boats, of this era, like this Formosa 41, will never be seen again at an affordable price. This vessel has been extremely well maintained by a meticulous owner. The galley has a new counter top and faucet with lots of shelves and storage. Last hauled in August of 2016, the bottom primed and painted, no blisters or evidence of. Anchor windlass just rebuilt w/new foot switch. New ground tackle 60# Bruce, 45# CQR, 30# Bruce. Port and Starboard side decks rebuilt, reglassed, primed and painted. New Bimini Top and stainless frame covers large cockpit for nice shade while you sip your cool tropical drink.

Located in some of the world most renowned cruising grounds in the Sea of Cortez. La Paz, Mexico, the gateway to the Sea of Cortez. Lots of beautiful anchorages some with white sandy beaches many within a days sale of downtown. Come let the experts in yacht ownership in Mexico, show you how easy it is to begin your cruising dreams today.

This vessel is recommended to those who seek value in a spacious, live-aboard cruising boat that has been well maintained and is ready to go anywhere in the world.

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.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think! Call for details.

La Paz Yachts
Tom Murray, Broker
La Paz, BCS, Mexico 23000
011 52 (612) 123-1948


La Paz





Full Specs

Builder: Formosa
Designer: William Garden
LOA: 41 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 0 in
LWL: 37 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Displacement: 28000 lbs
Ballast: 9200 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 55 ft 0 inEngines
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 4583
Engine Power: 75 HPTanks
Fresh Water Tanks: (85 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (118 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (10 Gallons)
Anchor locker forward with workshop area and good storage. Coming aft on starboard is the master stateroom with a pullman berth that slides out to make a double berth with custom mattress. Opposite is a large head with separate stall shower. The head has carved doors to the main salon and master stateroom.The main salon has two opposing settees with lots of outboard storage. Stbd setee can open into double berth. Up a step, the galley is to starboard, countertop with faucet. Opposite is a dinette that seats four comfortably. Sole teak & mahogany throughout. Dinette has Corian tabletop.The cockpit is extremely roomy, covered by dodger with strata glass windows and full mesh enclosures. Custom venetian blinds for larger interior port lights.
Custom teak table for extra counter space, teak cover for toaster/oven & shelves for pots & pans,

  • REFRIGERATION: Adler Barbour w/external temperature gauge
  • FREEZER: Adler Barbour and Evaporator (Super Cold w/external temperature gauge). Extra holding plate system
  • STOVE: Force 10 3-br w/oven & broiler propane (new 04)
  • MICROWAVE: GE (new 08)
  • SINK: Deep single SS
  • WATER SYSTEM: 12V Pressure H&C. Fresh water foot pump for sink in head.
  • WATER HEATER: 5 gal 110V  with main engine hook up capability. Secondary Propane on demand water heater, Aquastar with auto shut off


  • RADIO: Icom 735 HAM & SSB
  • TUNER: Icom AH4 auto
  • RADAR: Raytheon 24 mile range
  • VHF: Icom
  • AUTO PILOT: Coursemaster w/separate quadrant to rudder post (spare motor)
  • GPS: Furuno Navigator GP-31
  • COMPASS: Ritchie
  • ENTERTAINMENT: 30″ TV and Sony DVD/CD player. Yamaha natual sound amplifier (plays IPod), (2) B+W speakers
  • DEPTH SOUNDER: Jefferson with anchor alarm, and fathoms, meters, and feet scale
Blue Sea system panel (2007), new wiring 19 DC breakers-8 AC, AC/DC inverter selector. Blue Sky Booster 2000E increases solar power by 15%. 30 amp solar controller.

  • BATTERIES: (6) 6v LTH, (3) banks w/2 separate switches. 660 total amp hours of power. New November 2016.
  • BATTERY MONITOR: Heart Link Interface w/equalizer mode
  • BATTERY CHARGER: Heart 130 amp-auto
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: 12v, 110v
  • INVERTER: 2500 Freedom Heart for True Sine Wave
  • INTERIOR LIGHTING: 12v + custom LED w/remote and colors
  • SOLAR PANELS: (2) Kyocera  360 watt and (1) 100 watt
  • DOCKSIDE CABLES: (1) 50′, new 2016
  • GENERATOR: Kubota 2-cyl. diesel + mounted tank in lazarette. Runs high pressure water maker pump + 140 amp Leece Neville alternator w/3 stage regulator. 6654 hours.
  • OTHER: LED lighting throughout boat, red lights for night traveling
Complete new engine insulation  (Prime square panels design specially for sound proofing)

  • BILGE PUMP: One auto, spare 12V, 1 manual with exit hose. Bilge alarm
  • FUEL FILTERS: (2) Racor w/independent new valves
  • PROPANE SHUT OFF: Stove Trident w/remote solenoid
  • HEAD TYPE: Jabsco, elec. macerator
  • WATERMAKER: Village Marine 35 remote 2-membrane 27 GPH
  • PROPELLER: 3-bladed
  • STEERING: Wheel
  • TRANSMISSION: Borg Warner
Deck and hull
Cockpit upholstery (2017)
Mildew resistant material, upholstery in the main salon with cushions
Glass and teak frames in all four mayor windows of cabin top
Canvas hatch covers
Custom teak in cockpit w/coamings
Double lifelines and stanchions

  • ANCHOR: 45# CQR CHAIN: 220’ 3/8”
  • ANCHOR: 30Kg Bruce CHAIN: 100’ 3/8” +150’ rode
  • ANCHOR: 15 kg Bruce stern anchor
  • ANCHOR WINDLASS: ABI Electric, rebuilt in 2019 w/new foot switch
  • ANCHOR DAVIT: SS custom
  • LIFELINES: Double
  • GATES: P&S
  • RAILS: Solid aft
  • LADDERS: 3 step teak swim ladder (folds out into six steps)
  • PULPITS: Bow
  • DINGHY: 11′ Caribe hard bottom w/chaps (2018)
    5 HP 4-stroke and 3 1/2 HP 4-stroke outboard motors
    Dinghy anchor and rode
  • DINGHY DAVITS: SS & blocks custom, braced and reinforced in 2019
  • DECK WASH DOWN: Fresh & Saltwater new + hoses
  • COVERS & CURTAINS: Dodger and large bimini (Sunbrella, 2017 w/new SS)
    Aft-deck, Cockpit awning, Mesh enclosure curtains, Strata glass windows,
    Canvas for hand rails and hatches
  • DECK MATERIAL: Fiberglass non-skid LP paint, teak cockpit w/custom cumins
  • OTHER: Emergency tiller
    (3) propane tanks (5 gal. AL horizontal, 1.5 gal. AL for  BBQ and 2.5 gal. spare)
    Outboard motor hoist
    LED spreader lights


  • SAILS: Total of 6 sails. Main (2 reef pts, NEW, w/lazyjacks), 100% Jib, Mizzen, Staysail
    Storm heavy-duty, Drifter
  • TYPES OF SAILS: Dacron cruise equipped
  • WINCHES: Lewmar (2) for sheets, Meissvar ST (2) for main
  • BOOM VANG: Yes
  • MAST: Wood, keel-stepped w/extra bulkhead reinforcement (05/07) and new mast step. Painted Nov 2012, two coats polyurethane Brightside paint
  • STANDING RIGGING: SS, new turnbuckles on mizzen and triatic stay 2010
  • OTHER: New bowsprit collar and fastener; bowsprit was removed and restored in Dec. 2010
    New main and jib halyard (new 02/11)

Additional Equipment

  • Extensive extras for main & auxiliary engines; includes spare rebuild injection pump, alternator, starter, water pump, impellers, belts, filters, etc. valued over $5K
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