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1998 Manta Enterprises Manta 40

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

The Manta 40 was elected “Boat of the Year 2001” all categories by the Cruising World magazine.
This is a cruising cat for serious long term cruisers and rigged for single handing.
This boat is a 1998 model; US built. She is registered in Canada.
She is Solar self-sufficient. Loaded with offshore gear, she has along with a B&G network, a SSB HF radio with Pactor III modem and a Sat phone with data interface.
She got a new mast, boom & vang in 2007, plus New Doyle self-tacking jib & main in 2005.
There are two in board Diesel 30HP Volvo Penta
SCOLA has been meticulously maintained and is 100% ready for cruising the Caribbean and beyond.
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Equipment on Board:

Sails/Rigging: Doyle main with 2-single reefs, Doyle self-tacking jib, Spinnaker. Manta 42 mast, boom, and vang.
Engines/Dinghy: Two Volvo 30-hp diesel engines (2060 hrs.) with sail drives, Apex 10’ rigid inflatable with a Yamaha 15HP.
Anchoring: Integral stainless steel anchor, connector and chain (60 yards).
Navigation: Networked B&G instruments and hydraulic ram auto pilot. Furuno 821 LCD radar.
Telecoms: SGC 2000 HF Transceiver with a 18′ Shakespeare antenna for worldwide access to Email and weather fax. Galaxy Satellite Phone with data interface, Shipmate VHF with Antenna on top of the mast.
Electricity: Six 75W solar panels, Air-X wind generator, 110 volts inverter, 345 AH 12 volts House Battery Bank.
Water: PowerSurvivor (3.5 Gals. per hour) Water Maker. Pressure hot/cold water in Galley and Bathrooms.
LP Gas: 20 Gals. LPG aluminum bottle with a remote shut-off valve.
Safety: Sat Beacon, Zodiac Life Raft, auto and manual bilge pumps, IOR perch, Jack lines.

Manta Enterprises Manta 40
Manta Enterprises Manta 40
Manta Enterprises Manta 40
Manta Enterprises Manta 40
Manta Enterprises Manta 40
Manta Enterprises Manta 40
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