ESSENCE, a 28.04 m Sail Yacht built in Taiwan and delivered in 1986, is the flagship of Formosa Bb - Us Yachts. She is one of 4 Mediterranean 86 models.
Her top speed is 12.0 kn and her cruising speed is 10.0 kn and her power comes from two Perkins Sabre diesel engines. She can accommodate up to 6 guests, with 4 crew members waiting on their every need. She has a gross tonnage of 95.0 GT and a 6.1 m beam.
She was designed by Ted Hood, who also completed the naval architecture. Ted Hood has designed 5 yachts and created the naval architecture for 11 yachts.
ESSENCE is one of 954 sailing yachts in the 24-30m size range, and, compared to similarly sized sailing yachts, her cruising speed is 0.66 kn above the average, and her top speed 1.04 kn above the average.