2017 Formula 430 Super Sport Crossover
Some boats are built to serve as a luxe cruising/party platforms, and some are built for speed, but it’s rare for these two worlds to overlap. Formula has managed to do just that with its aptly-named 430 Super Sport Crossover that combines spacious below-deck compartments, a full galley below with an “outdoor kitchen” on the weather deck complete with a 240V electric grill and plenty of lounging areas with the performance that only 1200 horsepower and a planing hull can provide. Crossover, indeed! As always, the devil is in the details and this boat has plenty of them, so let’s dig in and see what else Formula Boats has on tap for us.
Continue reading for my review of the Formula 430 Super Sport Crossover.
When the Formula 400 Super Sport was introduced in May of 1998 it earned the coveted "Boat of the Year" award from Boating magazine and most recently a Product Excellence award as Sport Cruiser of the year from Powerboat Magazine! The 400 SS has redefined the high performance express cruiser, and its famous FAS³TECH® hull, customized for the 400 SS, boasts a stable, dry ride with agility of a true performer and top speed of 60 mph provides captain and crew an exciting ride.
The Formula 370 Super Sport is poised to settle in as a logical transition from the Formula 330 Sun Sport to the 400 Super Sport, carrying off the combination of beautiful styling and exhilarating performance that is expected of a Formula. The hand of Thunderbird’s exclusive designer, John Adams, is clearly evident in the 370 Super Sport. While striking in line and plentiful in amenities, this performance artist belies its own agility and speed generated by Formula’s stepped-hull FAS³TECH technology.