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1999 40 (ft.) MANTA Catamaran

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General Information

Listing# 76132

Key west, FL, United States
Manta 40
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Model Year
40 (ft.)
Hull Material
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General Details

Sophia is hull # 45 and one of the last of the Endeavour built Manta's.  The original owners took possession in 1999 and promptly left for the Caribbean.  They circumnavigated the Caribbean Sea and brought her back to Florida 4 years later to sell and pursue other dreams.  The current owners bought her in 2004 and sailed western Florida until retirement in 2006 when she was once again sailed to the the Bahamas for the sailing season.  She returned to Florida in spring 2007 where she was extensively upgraded with new generator, watermaker, dinghy and hoist system.  She then returned to the Bahamas and Caribbean in sailing season 2007/08 where she has remained ever since.

The current owners have added items to make her one of the most comfortable liveaboards in the Manta fleet with many small and large add-ons to make life aboard more pleasant.




The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Equipment & Specifications
Engines                 2 Volvo Penta 30 hp Model MD 2030-C BT with saildrives (approx 4k hrs) Sails                 Fully Battened Mainsail (new March 2012) with stackpack style sailcover and lazy jacks                 Self-tacking full batten high modulus dacron jib with Camber Spar Sail Control                 Harken 44 two speed self-tailing electrical winch Instrument s                 B&G Network with Autohelm 4000 autopilot                B&G speed/depth/log/sea temp/wind and GPS                 Garmin 2210 GPS Chartplotter                 Furuno Model 1621 Mark 2 Radar stern mounted                 Standard Horizon Nova VHF with cockpit mike Electrical 12V                 House Batteries- 6, 12V deep cycle  totaling over 600 Amp Hours                 Starter Batteries - 2, 12V 120 amp deep cycle                 40 amp TrueCharge battery charger                 2, 70 amp Volvo Alternators                 10, 75 watt sloar panels Electrical 110V                 2, 30 amp shorepower connectors and 50' cable                 2.5 kw Prowatt inverter                 6 kw Model M67312 Northern Lights GenSet Anchoring                 Primary- S44 Spade with 120' 5/16 chain                 Secondary- A44 Spade with 150' 3/4 " 3 strand nylon line                 Backup- Fortress FX-23 aluminum with 150' 5/8" 3 strand nylon line                 Maxwell VWC1200 12V anchor windlass with new motor Dingy                 12' AquaPro SMR aluminum RIB with wheel steering                 Honda 20 hp motor with electric start and hydraulic lift                 StrongArm 12v electrical dingy hoist Tankage                 100 gal diesel fuel                 100 gal fresh water                 10 gal engine or 110v water heater Propane Cooking                 Three burner stove with oven                 Two burner stern-mounted BBQ                 Two aluminum 20lb tanks Refrigeration                 12v Adler Barbour system, 6 cubic  ft freezer, 4 cubic foot refrigerator                 Fridge/Freeze 12v/110v cockpit mounted 84 can drink and backup refrigerator        Air Conditioning             2 Cruiseaire reverse cycle air conditioners with digital thermostats (16 kbtu and 10 kbtu) Extras  to Make  Living Aboard more Pleasant                 Watermakers, Inc. Model ISL500 110v watermaker  (approx. 30 gal/hr)                 110v Microwave Oven                 Splendide 110V Washer/Dryer                 JSI Cockpit Slingseat                 Integrated Hatch Covers with bug screens and sun shields on all hatches                 Jabsco Electric Heads with 20 gal holding tanks and fresh water flush                 12v Fans in all cabins                 Hot and cold fresh water deck shower
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