DECATUR, IN—Formula’s 353 FAS3TECH is the latest high performance John Adams design to utilize the now famous FAS3TECH multi-plane hull. FAS3TECH hull is proven to increase speed 4 to 7 mph over a conventional deep-V hull with identical weight and power. Measuring an impressive 35 feet, 3 inches, the 353 delivers thrilling performance on the water. The 353 joins four other FAS3TECH models in the Formula lineup, ranging from 29 to 38 feet in length.
The striking silhouette of the 353 FAS3TECH is enhanced by the tinted, tempered, curved glass windshield and integrated platform with concealed swim ladder. Further distinguishing the 353’s profile are the sleek fiberglass vent covers which present a unique flowing curve. Standard Imron® graphics or optional Gold and Platinum Imron® options, are available in Formula’s trendsetting designer color combinations for the most personal expression of style.
The helm command features Livorsi® Monstor and Redline backlit instrumentation with domed polished chrome bezels. Livorsi® chromed shifter and throttle controls with the trim-in-the-handle feature, tilt steering wheel and safety ignition stop switches with tethers. McLeod electric-assisted stand-up bolsters and electric assist footrests allow for ideal driving and riding positions for the driver and passenger. Offshore compass, E-T-A® circuit breakers, digital depth sounder, and trim switches, plus a convenient stereo volume controller are standard features that add to the driver’s command of all systems. An auxiliary 12V outlet in the dash compartment keep cellular phones and other portable equipment fully charged and within easy reach. A built-in trash receptacle is handy for keeping the cockpit free of clutter. The aft lounge seating for four features integrated step-pad/cupholders, and the aft portion of the sunpad lifts to reveal fiberglass-lined storage with transom shower.
Through the curved plexiglass sliding/locking cabin door, indirect cabin lighting and four cabin venting hatches provide a comfortable retreat. Wraparound UltraLeather HP™ lounge seating with cocktail table is ideal for relaxing, and converts to a double berth with the addition of filler cushions. The bow double berth is comfortably upholstered and features a forward mirror and coordinating decor pillows. In the enclosed head compartment, a portable head unit is standard, along with a handy storage tray. The entertainment center offers a polished stainless sink and refrigerator as standard. The Kenwood® AM/FM/CD stereo with high power output, 10 disc CD changer and an iPod docking station stream through two 160W 4″x10″ 2-way speakers. A six-month subscription to Sirius™ Satellite digital broadcast keeps every listener content. The 353 is equipped with shorepower for welcome convenience at the dock.
Raising the aft sunpad with the helm switch reveals the 353’s fully equipped engine room. The impressive list of standard equipment includes courtesy lighting, fume detector, automatic fire extinguisher, two marine batteries with battery retainers, automatic bilge pump and bilge high water alarm. Mercury Racing K-planes, external stainless steel tie bar and CORSA’s™ polished stainless exhaust system with silencer tips completes the elite equipment package.
Head-turning offshore styling with Formula’s all-out performance—this is the Formula 353 FAS3TECH.