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Formosa 520 Sea-Rod Deluxe

$ 39,995.00
Aluminium half cabin
Hull Year: 2015
Boat Length: 5.2m


The team have finally landed an aluminium plate sided 5.2m half cabin, one of the most asked for family /fishing combos at JCM whereby the wants are – four stroke – aluminium plate sided – low hours – cabin for the kids - fishing features – reputable manufacturer – tick and tick and tick….

First Impressions

This well optioned and well-presented Formosa 520 Sea-Rod deluxe offers the discerning boat owner a great package to enjoy most pursuits that boating has to offer. With high top sides, generous freeboard and class leading beam design gives a “big boat feel” all in a 5.2m manageable package.

The hull features Formosa’s unique flooding ballast keel, offering class stability at rest ideal when fishing or enjoying lunch at anchor. The cockpit has seating for 5 via a rear lounge and 2 pedestal seats mid ship. Re- boarding is made easy after a swim or a snorkel via the well-designed boarding ladder and we love the transom design incorporating a transom door/walk through transom.

For the Skipper

The helm is comfortable and well optioned with a large screen combo GPS / Sounder unit from Lowrance, a GME VHF radio and an assortment of engine gauges. Overhead rod storage is fitted and protection from the sun is provided by the bimini top and from spray and wind the front and side clears can be fitted. The cabin is light and airy and fitted with padded cushions allowing the young ones to enjoy a nap after lunch or between bites.

On the Water

The rig is powered by a Suzuki 115Hp EFI four stroke that offers the renowned Suzuki reliability and fuel efficiency that we all desire on our boats.  The motor is fitted with a Baysport hydraulic steering system to assist making the steering light with little feedback and with approx. 115l of fuel capacity, range is assured. The motor has been pre-tested, and computer diagnostically tested to ensure your motoring enjoyment and we also back the motor with a limited BIA engine warranty.

Features & Accessories:
  • Lowrance HDS7 colour combo Sounder/GPS with Gold Navionics map card
  • GME GX600A VHF radio with aerial
  • Safety Alert GPS EPIRB expiry 02.2026
  • Dual batteries with an isolation switch in a battery box
  • Underfloor fuel tank approx. 115L capacity
  • Baysport hydraulic steering
  • Aluminium 3 blade propeller
  • Digital engine gauges
  • Mechanical override disc brakes
  • 6 adult life jackets
  • 2 paddles, v-sheet, fire extinguisher, 4 fenders
  • Sand anchor with rope & chain
  • Canopy with front & side clears
  • 2 pedestal seats
  • Removable rear folding lounge
  • Custom upgrade painted hull
  • Bait board incl. rod holders
  • Underfloor kill tank
  • Rocket launcher
  • 2 step boarding ladder & boarding platform
  • Walkthrough transom & transom door
  • Flooding water ballast in keel
  • 12 rod holders throughout
  • Glove box, Side pockets
  • 1 cockpit grab rail
  • Wind deflector screen
  • Galvanised trailer frame, wheels, axle & springs
  • Bearing buddies
  • LED trailer lights

The rig is trailered on a quality Dunbier 5.0CMD single axle trailer fitted with mechanical over ride disc brakes for additional road safety. These trailers fit the boat like a glove and make launching and retrieving that much easier. Again, for reassurance, all our trailers sold at JCM have been mechanically tested and repaired if required to ensure your on-road towing safety.

Start Living the Dream Today!

This is one striking package that offers great buying for those families that enjoy both fishing and family boating, all packaged in a manageable 5.2m rig at under $40K tow away – don’t delay as these packages don’t last long especially when the risks of buying privately are removed as JCM rigs are backed with industry leading service included in the price as outlined further below.   

Stock Number: UR6856
Boat Usage: Leisure
Sold or under Contract?: Under Contract
New or Used: Used
Hull Material: Aluminium
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When it comes to used boats, it’s likely your watercraft is going to be your second or third largest investment behind your house and car. This is the reason John Crawford Marine goes to extensive lengths to ensure every boat that rolls out of our Brisbane boat yard goes through a range of comprehensive checks and maintenance audits before it is even listed as a used boat for sale.

This means when you walk into our Brisbane boat dealership, you know every boat is quality assured, meaning you can get on the water quicker.

Private boat sales are great, but what are you actually buying?
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Now don’t get us wrong, we’re not suggesting for a second that you don’t look around for a great price on a boat, in fact we encourage it! We just want to make sure that everyone on the water is safe, happy and doesn’t put their boat (or their friends and family) in any type of danger.

Unless you know what to look for – hidden mechanical problems, leaks, incorrect or inferior screw & bolts, etc for fixes – there’s a possibility your dream boat will quickly turn into a money pit.

John Crawford Marine completes the following checks:-

  • Full Mechanical Assessment
  • Engine computer diagnostic reports (if available)
  • On-water demonstration (if requested)
  • Registration transfers
  • Clear title guarantee
  • Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) search
  • All certificates provided
  • All motors backed by Boating Industry Association (BIA) warranty

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If you’re in another state and see a boat that you would like to purchase through John Crawford Marine, we can assist and prepare your boat for transport to anywhere in mainland Australia. We’ve sold boats to customers in every state and territory in Australia and even to customers abroad.

When you buy a used boat through John Crawford Marine you get quality and peace of mind. Time and Tide waits for no man – call us today on (07) 3890 2322.