2014 Formula Difference Video!

THE FORMULA DIFFERENCE

Parent
The Sun Sport/Super Sport Difference

LAMINATION PROCEDURES ASSURE DURABLE BEAUTY SUPERIOR STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT ASSURES LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE

  • Resin-encapsulated, suspended cross-framed stringer and bulkhead system securely bonded to SS/BR hulls with biaxial laminates for optimal force distribution
  • Super Sport matrix – a unitized fiberglass grid bonded to the hull with Plexus® adhesive, same method as in Formula FAS³TECHs
  • Stringers foam-filled for vibration dampening and superior ride
  • Additional structural reinforcement – custom fiberglass shapes, or pultrusions, in hull bottom and along gunwales
  • Deck and hull inseparable – chemical Plexus bond plus stainless steel bolts through heavy backing plates

FORMULA IS FAMOUS FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE

  • Unique performance heritage with over 50 years offshore boating experience
  • Proven deep-V Formula hull configuration
  • Exciting pace with responsive handling
  • Enjoyably smooth ride
  • Super Sports – FAS³TECH® multi-plane hull technology for fast paced, solid performance

BEST FROM START TO FINISH

  • Computer programmed cutting produces custom-ply fiberglass and Coremat® shapes
  • Hand-laid fiberglass and resin carefully layered with optimal cure time in thoroughly maintained molds
  • High shear strength Corecell™ in 290 to 400 hullsides
  • Premium AME® 5001 resin: first two SS/BR hull layers, all Super Sport hull layers – no barrier coat needed as with lower grade resins
  • Every square inch at its strongest – no problem areas to patch with Kevlar strips
  • Premium, Ashland Maxguard™ LE gelcoat – the base on all Formulas
  • Unique Axalta™ Imron® graphic paint process never chalks, fades or needs to be buffed back like colored gelcoat
  • Brilliant metallic designs – impossible with gelcoat alone
  • Stunning graphics with no accent tape striping applied
  • Wide selection of color and design options – more personalized expression with FormulaFlex™

VIBRANT, LONG LASTING FINISH FAR SURPASSES ALL OTHERS

FLAWLESS, HIGH-GLOSS CABINETRY — A FORMULA STANDOUT FEATURE

  • Solid, precision construction at its core
  • CAD/CAM routers cut, drill and groove materials for exacting assembly and fit
  • Durable metal brackets, bolted in place, support all units
  • Additional thru-bolted angle brackets ensure integrity
  • Cabinet doors remain closed under way with top quality locking latches
  • Drawers are premium quality dovetailed construction

LUXURIOUS ULTRALEATHER LOUNGE WITH SMART ULTRASUEDE® LUMBAR CONTRAST - ONLY THE BEST COMPONENTS MAKE IT INTO A FORMULA

  • Formula tests extensively for quality and endurance
  • If a proposed item fails, it won’t be in your Formula
  • All railing is low-carbon 316L stainless steel – highest marine-grade available
  • 316 stainless custom cleats installed with stainless lock nuts and backing plates
  • Virtually all hardware is 316 stainless, far superior to merely electropolished, lower-grade stainless
  • Hardware thru-bolted with chrome-plated stainless fasteners rather than tapped aluminum plates
  • Inserting flexible O-rings ensures a watertight seal

THE FORMULA CABIN — A SUMPTUOUS RETREAT

  • Luxurious Ultraleather™ lounges, beautifully finished cabinetry, upscale Corian® surfaces and solid wood tables for a pleasing residential environment
  • Four standard and two designer décor selections feature draperies and pillows that enhance each theme, further personalized with FormulaFlex™
  • Super Sports offer choice of custom quilted bedspread with pillow shams, linens and embroidered towel sets
  • Woodgrain-finish flooring and wood entry steps complement your cabin décor
  • Wall and ceiling panels fit precisely – no unsightly bead welt or screw cap covers to mask shortcut assembly
  • Perfect setting for relaxation and entertainment
  • Richly textured appearance and supple feel of fine leather
  • Surprisingly tough and durable – spills wipe up easily
  • Connections individually hand-crimped and heat-sealed with double-wall shrink tubing using corrosion-resistant tinned wire
  • Never using less reliable, preinsulated connector common in the industry
  • For longer runs, color-coded wiring neatly routed through flexible, protective conduit
  • Easily reset ETA® circuit breakers shield systems from excess current damage
  • Heavy-duty marine-grade batteries installed for added reliability
  • Larger models further equipped with dedicated starting batteries

FORMULA ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS KEEP YOU ON THE WATER

AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT OFFERS THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY

  • Premium AM/FM/CD stereo systems throughout with dash and transom remotes standard
  • Subwoofers standard in larger models
  • Standard iPod™/MP3 and iPod/USB ports
  • Subscription-ready SiriusXM™ satellite radio
  • Larger LCD HDTV/DVD players offer clear, sharp viewing
  • Super Sports feature WiFi-enabled Blu-ray Disc player

GENUINE CORIAN COUNTERTOPS

  • Uniquely hand-crafted by Formula
  • Smooth, seamless and beautiful
  • Easy to clean and care for
  • Waterproof marine materials – no wood throughout cockpit
  • Rotocast seat cores assure longevity
  • Preshaped, contoured antimicrobial foam components
  • Remarkable DriFast® foam does not retain water
  • Computer-patterned and cut shapes assembled into highly detailed forms by skilled sewers
  • Rugged, outdoor-grade vinyl upholstery – higher density, tear-resistant with special backing
  • 36-ounce White and Morning Sand base vinyls treated with Pre-Fixx® to resist staining
  • Accent vinyls color-permeated throughout
  • High-grade Tenara® thread does not deteriorate from UV, cleaning agents or saltwater
  • Double-wide seating with options to sit, stand or rest on the upright seat
  • Sturdy composite dash features chrome shifters/throttles and intuitive waterproof rocker switches within easy reach
  • Illuminated gauges, digital instrumentation and navigational electronics logically arrayed on sleek, liquid black aluminum dash panels
  • Impressive leather-wrapped, polished stainless steering wheel

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A DAY FULL OF FUN FORMULA COCKPITS LEAD IN VERSATILITY AND CROWD-PLEASING COMFORT

  • Multi-purpose design innovations bring more fun on the water
  • Cockpit seating cleverly transforms for all-out performance runs or relaxing conversations in the round
  • Aft facing lounge easily converts to expansive sunpad, great for in-water activity at anchor
  • Beautifully integrated steps and deck walkway for ease and safety
  • Formula’s signature doublewide helm seat lets you share the boating experience together

SUPERIOR SEATING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS

  • Integrated wetbar, a Formula hallmark, available on 270 and standard on 290 through 400
  • Genuine Corian® counter, large sink, trash container and cooler or available refrigerator for easy entertaining
  • The highest number of polished stainless steel drink holders within easy reach
  • Head door solidly secure with only one latch
  • Smoothly finished fiberglass storage compartments stay open with gas-spring or special hinge design
  • Dedicated storage for tables, filler cushions, lines, fenders and PFDs

FORMULA’S HELM STATION OFFERS THE BEST COMMAND

FORMULA ENGINE ROOMS OFFER REASSURING SAFEGUARDS

  • Electric engine access with neatly integrated hatch seal
  • Fume detector and standard automatic fire extinguishing system
  • All engines thru-bolted using heavy-duty cast aluminum mounts and backing plates – far superior to lag screwing directly to stringers as in most other boats
  • Each Formula built to National Marine Manufacturers Association standards
  • Satisfy strict American Boat and Yacht Council benchmarks
  • International CE standards for export
  • Rely on these certifications as a major factor when purchasing a boat
  • All boat instruments and systems fully engaged and evaluated in a test tank
  • Engines are powered up and run through diagnostics while in gear
  • Continuous water spray confirms seals around deck hatches, hardware and along windshield
  • New hull designs, engine packages, materials and equipment evaluated through testing on open water
  • Formula’s quality program assigns a dedicated Formula Team member to examine each finished boat as if they were the buyer – reinforces the importance of consistent, premium quality through-out the entire facility
  • New owners enjoy the Formula Difference from day one
THE FORMULA TEAM GOAL IS OWNER SATISFACTION AND SAFETY EACH FORMULA MUST PASS EXTENSIVE TESTING THE FORMULA DIFFERENCE — it’s in the sleek design, the solid dependability, the smooth, fast ride, and most important of all, the boating satisfaction with family and friends that you experience over and over again. AND THAT MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD!

FORMULA CONSISTENTLY EARNS THE COVETED MARINE INDUSTRY CSI AWARD

  • Evaluation program impartially administered by the marine industry, not from company questionnaires
  • Earned awards in three categories: Sterndrive Bowrider, Sterndrive Cuddy and Express, and Inboard Express Cruiser
  • Important customer satisfaction achievement – check other boat companies for their ratings
  • Formula dealers offer expert full service along with new and pre-owned sales
  • Over 100 other locations designated as Formula Authorized Service Centers
  • Find all locations easily on the Formula website
  • Quick, accurate advice to dealers helps resolve service issues
  • Timely updates to dealers on product changes and service programs

FORMULA SERVICE KEEPS OWNERS ON THE WATER THROUGH A QUALIFIED SERVICE NETWORK FORMULA’S TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GROUP (TAG) OFFERS VITAL CORPORATE SUPPORT

FORMULA GUARD COVERAGE ON EVERY NEW MODEL

  • Protects each new Formula owner’s investment
  • 10-year structural warranty
  • 5-year limited protection plan on all components, accessories, engines and outdrives
  • Includes necessary labor and replacement materials
  • Transferable during the first five years of ownership
  • Traditional high Formula value remains strong to trade up

The Performance Cruiser Difference

FORMULA IS FAMOUS FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE

  • Unique performance heritage with over 50 years offshore boating experience
  • Proven deep-V Formula hull configuration
  • Spirited pace with responsive handling
  • Enjoyably smooth, solid ride

LAMINATION PROCEDURES ASSURE DURABLE BEAUTY BEST FROM START TO FINISH

  • Computer programmed cutting produces custom-ply fiberglass and Coremat® shapes
  • Hand-laid fiberglass and resin carefully layered with optimal cure time in thoroughly maintained molds
  • High shear strength Corecell™ in all foredecks and 31 to 40 PC hullsides
  • Premium AME® 5001 resin in first two hull layers – no barrier coat needed as with lower grade resins
  • Every square inch at its strongest – no problem areas to patch with Kevlar strips
  • Premium, Ashland Maxguard™ LE gelcoat – the base on all Formulas
  • Unique Axalta™ Imron® graphic paint process never chalks, fades or needs to be buffed back like colored gelcoat
  • Brilliant metallic designs – impossible with gelcoat alone
  • Stunning graphics with no accent tape striping applied
  • Wide selection of color and design options – more personalized expression with FormulaFlex™

VIBRANT, LONG LASTING FINISH FAR SURPASSES ALL OTHERS

FLAWLESS, HIGH-GLOSS CABINETRY — A FORMULA STANDOUT FEATURE

  • Solid, precision construction at its core
  • CAD/CAM routers cut, drill and groove materials for exacting assembly and fit
  • Durable metal brackets, bolted in place, support all units
  • Additional thru-bolted angle brackets ensure integrity
  • Cabinet doors remain closed under way with top quality locking latches
  • Drawers are premium quality dovetailed construction

LUXURIOUS ULTRALEATHER LOUNGE WITH SMART ULTRASUEDE® LUMBAR CONTRAST ONLY THE BEST COMPONENTS MAKE IT INTO A FORMULA

  • Formula tests extensively for quality and endurance
  • If a proposed item fails, it won’t be in your Formula
  • All railing is low-carbon 316L stainless steel – highest marine grade available
  • 316 stainless custom cleats installed with stainless lock nuts and backing plates
  • Virtually all hardware is 316 stainless, far superior to merely electropolished, lower-grade stainless
  • Hardware thru-bolted with chrome-plated stainless fasteners rather than tapped aluminum plates
  • Inserting flexible O-rings ensures a watertight seal

THE FORMULA CABIN — A SUMPTUOUS RETREAT

  • Luxurious Ultraleather™ lounges, beautifully finished cabinetry, upscale Corian® surfaces and solid wood tables for a pleasing residential environment
  • Four standard and two designer décor selections feature draperies and pillows that enhance each theme, further personalized with FormulaFlex™
  • Your choice of custom quilted bedspread with pillow shams, linens and embroidered towel sets
  • Woodgrain-finish flooring and wood entry steps complement your cabin décor
  • Wall and ceiling panels fit precisely – no unsightly bead welt or screw cap covers to mask shortcut assembly
  • Perfect setting for relaxation and entertainment
  • Richly textured appearance and supple feel of fine leather
  • Surprisingly tough and durable – spills wipe up easily
  • Connections individually hand-crimped and heat-sealed with double-wall shrink tubing using corrosion-resistant tinned wire
  • Never using less reliable, preinsulated connector common in the industry
  • For longer runs, color-coded wiring neatly routed through flexible, protective conduit
  • Easily reset ETA® circuit breakers shield systems from excess current damage
  • Heavy-duty marine-grade batteries installed for added reliability
  • Larger models further equipped with dedicated starting batteries

FORMULA ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS KEEP YOU ON THE WATER

AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT OFFERS THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY

  • Premium AM/FM/CD stereo systems throughout with standard dash remote
  • Subwoofers standard in larger models
  • Standard iPod™/MP3 and iPod/USB ports
  • Subscription-ready SiriusXM™ satellite radio
  • Larger LCD HDTV/DVD players offer clear, sharp viewing
  • WiFi-enabled Blu-ray Disc player in larger models

GENUINE CORIAN COUNTERTOPS

  • Uniquely hand-crafted by Formula
  • Smooth, seamless and beautiful
  • Easy to clean and care for
  • Waterproof marine materials – no wood throughout cockpit
  • Rotocast seat cores assure longevity
  • Preshaped, contoured antimicrobial foam components
  • Remarkable DriFast® foam does not retain water
  • Computer-patterned and cut shapes assembled into highly detailed forms by skilled sewers
  • Rugged, outdoor-grade vinyl upholstery – higher density, tear-resistant with special backing
  • 36-ounce White and Morning Sand base vinyls treated with Pre-Fixx® to resist staining
  • Accent vinyls color-permeated throughout
  • High-grade Tenara® thread does not deteriorate from UV, cleaning agents or saltwater
  • Doublewide seating with options to sit, stand or rest on the upright seat
  • Sturdy composite dash features chrome shifters/throttles, available joystick docking system and intuitive waterproof rocker switches within easy reach
  • Illuminated gauges, digital instrumentation and navigational electronics logically arrayed on wood or charcoal finish aluminum dash panels
  • Impressive leather-wrapped, polished stainless steering wheel

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A DAY OF FUN FORMULA COCKPITS LEAD IN VERSATILITY AND CROWD-PLEASING COMFORT

  • Multi-purpose design innovations bring more fulfilling experiences on the water
  • Cockpit seating cleverly transforms for cruising adventures or relaxing conversations in the round
  • Beautifully integrated steps and deck walkway for ease and safety
  • Formula’s signature doublewide helm seat lets you share the boating experience together

SUPERIOR SEATING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS

  • Integrated wetbar, a Formula hallmark, with genuine Corian® counter, large sink, trash container and available refrigerator for easy entertaining
  • The highest number of polished stainless steel drink holders within easy reach
  • Smoothly finished fiberglass storage compartments stay open with gas- spring or special hinge design
  • Dedicated storage for tables, filler cushions, lines, fenders and PFDs

FORMULA’S HELM STATION OFFERS THE BEST COMMAND

  • Electric engine access with neatly integrated hatch seal
  • Fume detector and standard automatic fire extinguishing system
  • Sterndrive engines thru-bolted using heavy-duty cast aluminum mounts and backing plates, IPS engines bolted into stringer- integrated aluminum plates – far superior to lag screwing directly to stringers as in most other boats

FORMULA ENGINE ROOMS OFFER REASSURING SAFEGUARDS

  • All boat instruments and systems fully engaged and evaluated in a test tank
  • Engines are powered up and run through diagnostics while in gear
  • Continuous water spray confirms seals around deck hatches, hardware and along windshield
  • New hull designs, engine packages, materials and equipment evaluated through testing on open water
  • Formula’s quality program assigns a dedicated Formula Team member to examine each finished boat as if they were the buyer – reinforces the importance of consistent, premium quality through- out the entire facility
  • New owners enjoy the Formula Difference from day one

EACH FORMULA MUST PASS EXTENSIVE TESTING

  • Each Formula built to National Marine Manufacturers Association standards
  • Satisfy strict American Boat and Yacht Council benchmarks
  • International CE standards for export
  • Rely on these certifications as a major factor when purchasing a boat

THE FORMULA TEAM GOAL IS OWNER SATISFACTION AND SAFETY

THE FORMULA DIFFERENCE — it’s in the sleek design, the solid dependability, the smooth, fast ride, and most important of all, the boating satisfaction with family and friends that you experience over and over again. AND THAT MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD!

FORMULA CONSISTENTLY EARNS THE COVETED MARINE INDUSTRY CSI AWARD

  • Evaluation program impartially administered by the marine industry, not from company questionnaires
  • Earned awards in three categories: Sterndrive Bowrider, Sterndrive Cuddy and Express, and Inboard Express Cruiser
  • Important customer satisfaction achievement – check other boat companies for their ratings
  • Formula dealers offer expert full service along with new and pre-owned sales
  • Over 100 other locations designated as Formula Authorized Service Centers
  • Find all locations easily on the Formula website
  • Quick, accurate advice to dealers helps resolve service issues
  • Timely updates to dealers on product changes and service programs
FORMULA SERVICE KEEPS OWNERS ON THE WATER THROUGH A QUALIFIED SERVICE NETWORK FORMULA’S TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GROUP (TAG) OFFERS VITAL CORPORATE SUPPORT FORMULA GUARD COVERAGE ON EVERY NEW MODEL
  • Protects each new Formula owner’s investment
  • 10-year structural warranty
  • 5-year limited protection plan on all components, accessories, engines and outdrives
  • Includes necessary labor and replacement materials
  • Transferable during the first five years of ownership
  • Traditional high Formula value remains strong to trade up

The Yacht Difference

SUPERIOR STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT ASSURES LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE

  • Yacht matrix – a unitized fiberglass grid bonded to the hull with Plexus® adhesive
  • Matrix foam-filled for vibration dampening and superior ride
  • Additional structural reinforcement – custom fiberglass shapes, or pultrusions, along gunwales
  • Deck and hull inseparable – chemical Plexus bond plus stainless steel bolts through heavy backing plates

FORMULA IS FAMOUS FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE

  • Unique performance heritage with over 50 years offshore boating experience
  • Proven deep-V Formula hull configuration
  • Spirited pace with responsive handling
  • Enjoyably smooth, solid ride

LAMINATION PROCEDURES ASSURE DURABLE BEAUTY - BEST FROM START TO FINISH

  • Computer programmed cutting produces custom-ply fiberglass and Coremat® shapes
  • Hand-laid fiberglass and resin carefully layered with optimal cure time in thoroughly maintained molds
  • High shear strength Corecell™ in foredeck and hullsides
  • Premium AME® 5001 resin in first two hull layers – no barrier coat needed as with lower grade resins
  • Every square inch at its strongest – no problem areas to patch with Kevlar strips
  • Premium, Ashland Maxguard™ LE gelcoat – the base on all Formulas
  • Unique Axalta™ Imron® graphic paint process never chalks, fades or needs to be buffed back like colored gelcoat
  • Brilliant metallic designs – impossible with gelcoat alone
  • Stunning graphics with no accent tape striping applied
  • Wide selection of color and design options – more personalized expression with FormulaFlex™

VIBRANT, LONG LASTING FINISH FAR SURPASSES ALL OTHERS

FLAWLESS, HIGH-GLOSS CABINETRY — A FORMULA STANDOUT FEATURE

  • Solid, precision construction at its core
  • CAD/CAM routers cut, drill and groove materials for exacting assembly and fit
  • Durable metal brackets, bolted in place, support all units
  • Additional thru-bolted angle brackets ensure integrity
  • Cabinet doors remain closed under way with top quality locking latches
  • Drawers are premium quality dovetailed construction

LUXURIOUS ULTRALEATHER LOUNGE WITH SMART ULTRASUEDE® LUMBAR CONTRAST
- ONLY THE BEST COMPONENTS MAKE IT INTO A FORMULA

  • Formula tests extensively for quality and endurance
  • If a proposed item fails, it won’t be in your Formula
  • All railing is low-carbon 316L stainless steel – highest marine-grade available
  • 316 stainless custom cleats installed with stainless lock nuts and backing plates
  • Virtually all hardware is 316 stainless, far superior to merely electropolished, lower-grade stainless
  • Hardware thru-bolted with chrome-plated stainless fasteners rather than tapped aluminum plates
  • Inserting flexible O-rings ensures a watertight seal

THE FORMULA CABIN — A SUMPTUOUS RETREAT

  • Luxurious Ultraleather™ lounges, beautifully finished cabinetry, upscale Corian® surfaces, solid wood tables and pleated Skysol blinds for a pleasing residential environment
  • Four standard and two designer décor selections – further personalized with FormulaFlex™
  • Your choice of custom quilted bedspread with pillow shams, linens and embroidered towel sets
  • Woodgrain-finish flooring and wood entry steps complement your cabin décor
  • Wall and ceiling panels fit precisely – no unsightly bead welt or screw cap covers to mask shortcut assembly
  • Perfect setting for relaxation and entertainment
  • Richly textured appearance and supple feel of fine leather
  • Surprisingly tough and durable – spills wipe up easily
  • Connections individually hand-crimped and heat-sealed with double-wall shrink tubing using corrosion-resistant tinned wire
  • Never using less reliable, preinsulated connector common in the industry
  • For longer runs, color-coded wiring neatly routed through flexible, protective conduit
  • Easily reset ETA® circuit breakers shield systems from excess current damage
  • Heavy-duty marine-grade AGM house batteries installed for added reliability
  • Equipped with dedicated starting batteries

FORMULA ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS KEEP YOU ON THE WATER

AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT OFFERS THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY

  • Premium AM/FM/CD stereo system with subwoofer in cockpit
  • Standard iPod™/MP3 port and iPod/USB dock
  • Subscription-ready Sirius™ satellite radio
  • Salon offers 46” widescreen 3D LED/LCD HDTV with WiFi-enabled 3D Blu-ray Disc player
  • Also features Bose® Lifestyle® surround sound home theater system with five double-cubespeakers and powered subwoofer

GENUINE CORIAN COUNTERTOPS

  • Uniquely hand-crafted by Formula
  • Smooth, seamless and beautiful
  • Easy to clean and care for
  • Waterproof marine materials – no wood throughout cockpit
  • Rotocast seat cores assure longevity
  • Preshaped, contoured antimicrobial foam components
  • Remarkable DriFast® foam does not retain water
  • Computer-patterned and cut shapes assembled into highly detailed forms by skilled sewers
  • Rugged, outdoor-grade vinyl upholstery – higher density, tear-resistant with special backing
  • 36-ounce White and Morning Sand base vinyls treated with Pre-Fixx® to resist staining
  • Accent vinyls color-permeated throughout
  • High-grade Tenara® thread does not deteriorate from UV, cleaning agents or saltwater
  • Doublewide seating with options to sit, stand or rest on the upright seat – available in Ultraleather™
  • Sturdy composite dash features electronic shift and throttle controls, IPS joystick docking system and intuitive waterproof rocker switches within easy reach
  • Illuminated gauges, digital instrumentation and navigational electronics logically arrayed on wood or charcoal finish aluminum dash panels
  • Impressive leather-wrapped, polished stainless steering wheel

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A DAY OF FUN FORMULA COCKPITS LEAD IN VERSATILITY AND CROWD-PLEASING COMFORT

  • Multi-purpose design innovations bring more fulfilling experiences on the water
  • Cockpit seating cleverly transforms for cruising adventures or relaxing conversations in the round
  • Beautifully integrated steps and deck walkway for ease and safety
  • Formula’s signature doublewide helm seat lets you share the boating experience together

SUPERIOR SEATING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS

  • Integrated wetbar, a Formula hallmark, with genuine Corian® counter, large sink, trash container and available refrigerator for easy entertaining
  • The highest number of polished stainless steel drink holders within easy reach
  • Smoothly finished fiberglass storage compartments stay open with gas- spring or special hinge design
  • Dedicated storage for tables, filler cushions, lines, fenders and PFDs

FORMULA’S HELM STATION OFFERS THE BEST COMMAND

  • Electric engine access with neatly integrated hatch seal
  • Day hatch allows for quick fluid checks
  • Standard automatic fire extinguishing system
  • IPS engines bolted into stringer-integrated aluminum plates – far superior to lag screwing directly to stringers as in most other boats

FORMULA ENGINE ROOMS OFFER REASSURING SAFEGUARDS

  • All boat instruments and systems fully engaged and evaluated in a test tank
  • Engines are powered up and run through diagnostics while in gear
  • Continuous water spray confirms seals around deck hatches and hardware
  • New hull designs, engine packages, materials and equipment evaluated through testing on open water
  • Formula’s quality program assigns a dedicated Formula Team member to examine each finished boat as if they were the buyer – reinforces the importance of consistent, premium quality through- out the entire facility
  • New owners enjoy the Formula Difference from day one

THE FORMULA TEAM GOAL IS OWNER SATISFACTION AND SAFETY EACH FORMULA MUST PASS EXTENSIVE TESTING

  • Each Formula built to National Marine Manufacturers Association standards
  • Satisfy strict American Boat and Yacht Council benchmarks 31PCHULLSIDE.psd
  • Rely on these certifications as a major factor when purchasing a boat

THE FORMULA DIFFERENCE

— it’s in the sleek design, the solid dependability, the smooth, fast ride, and most important of all, the boating satisfaction with family and friends that you experience over and over again. AND THAT MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD!

FORMULA CONSISTENTLY EARNS THE COVETED MARINE INDUSTRY CSI AWARD

  • Evaluation program impartially administered by the marine industry, not from company questionnaires
  • Earned awards in three categories: Sterndrive Bowrider, Sterndrive Cuddy and Express, and Inboard Express Cruiser
  • Important customer satisfaction achievement – check other boat companies for their ratings
  • Formula dealers offer expert full service along with new and pre-owned sales
  • Over 100 other locations designated as Formula Authorized Service Centers
  • Find all locations easily on the Formula website
  • Quick, accurate advice to dealers helps resolve service issues
  • Timely updates to dealers on product changes and service programs

FORMULA SERVICE KEEPS OWNERS ON THE WATER THROUGH A QUALIFIED SERVICE NETWORK FORMULA’S TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GROUP (TAG) OFFERS VITAL CORPORATE SUPPORT

FORMULA GUARD COVERAGE ON EVERY NEW MODEL

  • Protects each new Formula owner’s investment
  • 10-year structural warranty
  • 5-year limited protection plan on all components, accessories, engines and outdrives
  • Includes necessary labor and replacement materials
  • Transferable during the first five years of ownership
  • Traditional high Formula value remains strong to trade up

The FAS³TECH Difference

FORMULA IS FAMOUS FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE

  • Unique performance heritage with over 50 years offshore boating experience
  • Proven deep-V Formula hull configuration
  • FAS³TECHs® achieve high performance with confident control and solid, exhilarating ride
  • FAS³TECH multi-plane hull technology for sure stability and top speed
  • Offshore performance advancement through years of big water trials
  • Computer programmed cutting produces custom-ply, tri-axial fiberglass and Coremat® shapes
  • Hand-laid fiberglass and resin carefully layered with optimal cure time in thoroughly maintained molds
  • High shear strength Corecell™ in all FAS³TECH hullsides
  • Premium AME® 5001 resin in all hull and first two deck layers, plus entire 382 deck – no barrier coat needed as with lower grade resins
  • Every square inch at its strongest – no problem areas to patch with Kevlar strips

SUPERIOR STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT ASSURES LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE

  • Unique, custom-engineered FAS³TECH matrix – a unitized fiberglass grid with premium 5001 resin bonded to the hull with Plexus® adhesive
  • Matrix foam-filled for vibration dampening and superior ride
  • Additional structural reinforcement – custom fiberglass shapes, or pultrusions, along gunwales
  • Deck and hull inseparable – chemical Plexus bond plus stainless steel bolts through heavy backing plates

BEST FROM START TO FINISH

VIBRANT, LONG LASTING FINISH FAR SURPASSES ALL OTHERS

  • Premium Ashland Maxguard™ LE gelcoat – the base on all Formulas
  • Unique Axalta™ Imron® graphic paint process never chalks, fades or needs to be buffed back like colored gelcoat
  • Brilliant metallic designs – impossible with gelcoat alone
  • Stunning graphics with no accent tape striping applied
  • Wide selection of color and design options – more personalized expression with FormulaFlex™

FLAWLESS CABINETRY — A FORMULA STANDOUT FEATURE

  • Solid, precision construction at its core
  • CAD/CAM routers cut, drill and groove materials for exacting assembly and fit
  • Durable metal brackets, bolted in place, support all units
  • Additional thru-bolted angle brackets ensure integrity
  • Cabinet doors remain closed under way with top quality locking latches

LUXURIOUS ULTRALEATHER LOUNGES WITH SMART COLOR CONTRAST

ONLY THE BEST COMPONENTS MAKE IT INTO A FORMULA

  • Formula tests extensively for quality and endurance
  • If a proposed item fails, it won’t be in your Formula
  • All railing is low-carbon 316L stainless steel – highest marine-grade available
  • 316 stainless custom cleats installed with stainless lock nuts and backing plates
  • Virtually all hardware is 316 stainless, far superior to merely electropolished, lower-grade stainless
  • Hardware thru-bolted with chrome-plated stainless fasteners rather than tapped aluminum plates
  • Inserting flexible O-rings ensures a watertight seal

THE FORMULA CABIN — A SUMPTUOUS RETREAT

  • Luxurious Ultraleather™ lounges and bow berths, beautiful Wenge and brushed metallic-finish cabinetry, upscale Corian® surfaces, stainless sinks and stowaway tables for relaxation and entertaining
  • Larger FAS³TECHs also have refrigerators and private head compartments
  • Woodgrain-finish flooring and wood entry steps complement your cabin décor
  • Wall and ceiling panels fit precisely – no unsightly bead welt or screw cap covers to mask shortcut assembly
  • Dramatic multi-colored LED lighting in 382 and 353, blue LED in 292
  • Perfect setting for relaxation and entertainment
  • Richly textured appearance and supple feel of fine leather
  • Surprisingly tough and durable – spills wipe up easily
  • Connections individually hand-crimped and heat-sealed with double-wall shrink tubing using corrosion-resistant tinned wire
  • Never using less reliable, preinsulated connector common in the industry
  • For longer runs, color-coded wiring neatly routed through flexible, protective conduit
  • Easily reset ETA® circuit breakers shield systems from excess current damage
  • Heavy-duty marine-grade batteries installed for added reliability
  • Mercury DTS and Ilmor engine packages further equipped with dedicated starting batteries

FORMULA ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS KEEP YOU ON THE WATER

AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT OFFERS THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY

  • Premium AM/FM/CD stereo systems throughout with dash and transom remotes standard
  • Subwoofers standard in larger models
  • Standard iPod™/MP3 and iPod/USB ports
  • Subscription-ready SiriusXM™ satellite radio
  • LCD HDTV/DVD players offer clear, sharp viewing

GENUINE CORIAN COUNTERTOPS

  • Uniquely hand-crafted by Formula
  • Smooth, seamless and beautiful
  • Easy to clean and care for

FORMULA COCKPITS LEAD IN SUPERIOR OFFSHORE DESIGN

  • Sleek, offshore cockpit design embodies all-out performance lifestyle
  • FAS³TECH cockpit features maximum support for offshore runs with pleasing comfort at rest
  • Aft lounge seating features integrated headrests and sculpted support for secure ride
  • Highly detailed upholstered sunpad echoes exterior graphics and offers expansive area for relaxing

SUPERIOR SEATING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS

  • Waterproof marine materials – no wood throughout cockpit
  • Rotocast seat cores assure longevity
  • Preshaped, contoured antimicrobial foam components
  • Remarkable DriFast® foam does not retain water
  • Computer-patterned and cut shapes assembled into highly detailed forms by skilled sewers
  • Rugged, outdoor-grade vinyl upholstery – higher density, tear-resistant with special backing
  • 36-ounce White base vinyl treated with Pre-Fixx® to resist staining
  • Accent vinyls color-permeated throughout
  • High-grade Tenara® thread does not deteriorate from UV, cleaning agents or saltwater
  • Custom McLeod® electric-assist bolsters support, cushion and adjust incrementally for individualized fit
  • McLeod infinite adjust footrests – 353 and 382
  • Sturdy composite dash features chrome shifters/throttles and intuitive waterproof rocker switches within easy reach
  • Livorsi® Oversized Mega Series backlit gauges, digital instrumentation and navigational electronics logically arrayed on color-coordinated carbon fiber composite dash panels
  • Color-matched steering wheel with polished stainless construction

FORMULA’S HELM STATION OFFERS THE BEST COMMAND EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR SAFE, SECURE BOATING

  • Strategically placed safety rails and grab bars
  • Cleverly integrated step pads hinge open to reveal aft lounge drink holders, passenger dash locker with vanity mirror, and 353/382 portside trash receptacle
  • Neatly finished storage in side coamings, molded fiberglass compartment under aft lounge, 292/353 bow anchor locker and 353/382 sunpad trunk with shorepower hook up, cord storage and transom shower
  • Wide-open entry to the cabin with sleek, one-piece sliding door

FORMULA ENGINE ROOMS OFFER REASSURING SAFEGUARDS

  • Electric engine access with meticulous hose routing, along with wiring secured in flexible conduit
  • Fume detector and standard automatic fire extinguishing system
  • All engines thru-bolted to fiberglass grid structure using custom-fabricated engine mounts – far superior to lag screwing directly to stringers as in most other boats

THE FORMULA TEAM GOAL IS OWNER SATISFACTION AND SAFETY

  • Each Formula built to National Marine Manufacturers Association standards
  • Satisfy strict American Boat and Yacht Council benchmarks
  • International CE standards for export
  • Rely on these certifications as a major factor when purchasing a boat

EACH FORMULA MUST PASS EXTENSIVE TESTING

  • All boat instruments and systems fully engaged and evaluated in a test tank
  • Engines are powered up and run through diagnostics while in gear
  • Continuous water spray confirms seals around deck hatches, hardware and along windshield
  • New hull designs, engine packages, materials and equipment evaluated through testing on open water
  • Formula’s quality program assigns a dedicated Formula Team member to examine each finished boat as if they were the buyer – reinforces the importance of consistent, premium quality through-out the entire facility
  • New owners enjoy the Formula Difference from day one

THE FORMULA DIFFERENCE

— it’s in the sleek design, the solid dependability, the smooth, fast ride, and most important of all, the boating satisfaction with family and friends that you experience over and over again. AND THAT MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD!

FORMULA CONSISTENTLY EARNS THE COVETED MARINE INDUSTRY CSI AWARD

  • Evaluation program impartially administered by the marine industry, not from company questionnaires
  • Earned awards in three categories: Sterndrive Bowrider, Sterndrive Cuddy and Express, and Inboard Express Cruiser
  • Important customer satisfaction achievement – check other boat companies for their ratings
  • Formula dealers offer expert full service along with new and pre-owned sales
  • Over 100 other locations designated as Formula Authorized Service Centers
  • Find all locations easily on the Formula website

FORMULA SERVICE KEEPS OWNERS ON THE WATER THROUGH A QUALIFIED SERVICE NETWORK

  • Quick, accurate advice to dealers helps resolve service issues
  • Timely updates to dealers on product changes and service programs

FORMULA’S TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GROUP (TAG) OFFERS VITAL CORPORATE SUPPORT

FORMULA GUARD COVERAGE ON EVERY NEW MODEL

  • Protects each new Formula owner’s investment
  • 10-year structural warranty
  • 5-year limited protection plan on all components, accessories, engines and outdrives
  • Includes necessary labor and replacement materials
  • Transferable during the first five years of ownership
  • Traditional high Formula value remains strong to trade up