2007 Manta Mark IV

Added 5 October, 2011

About this Sailboat:

Calypso is one of the finest Manta Catamarans ever built. Sailed by live-aboard cruisers through the US East Coast, Bahamas and Eastern Caribbean she is currently in the Virgin Islands. After two years of wonderful adventures her owners – Phil MaryAnne von Stade – are selling her so they can focus on land-based adventures and family matters. She is fully equipped for blue-water cruising and LOVES to sail the Caribbean – the best cruising grounds in the world.

Equipment on Board:

CALYPSO
MK IV # 112 2007
Lived aboard for 2 years with 4 month break on the hard in 2008 and summer 2009.
Sailed in all conditions from Florida to Bahamas, up to Maine and Eastern Caribbean as far as Trinidad.
Meticulously maintained.
Color Scheme – Exterior is white with Sage-green sling seat, cushions, enclosure cover, sunshade, and fender covers
– Interior is American Cherry with teak trim, sandstone ‘swanstone’ counter tops table, fern-beige upholstery

Note: = Mark IV innovations, * = Calypso Additions which are rare in other new Mantas

MANTA MARK IV INNOVATIONS
Charles Isolation Transformers
Twin Anchor Rollers
Maxwell 1500 double � horizontal windlass
New, Improved Elliptical Rudders
Improved Helm Seat
Forward Hull Steps Gates
Large Wrap-Around Galley Counter with built-in trashbin locker
Extra storage in interior steps
Shower Seat
Extra Handholds on HardTop
Wood veneer and Teak Trim throughout hulls and main salon
6’4″ of headroom

ENGINE PROPULSION
Twin 30 HP Volvo Penta diesel engines
Easy engine access with hydraulic lifted beds
PuraTec Fuel Polisher
Reverso easy-oil-change pumps on both engines generator
125 gallon Fuel tank
(Consumption is about 1.5gph at 2500rpm on both engines (6.5 knots flat water))
New, Improved Elliptical Rudders
Volvo, 3-blade folding props
*Line Cutters
*New Jotun Ablative Bottom Paint (Nov 2008)

SAILS RIG
*Dragon Inlay Asymmetrical Spinnaker and Roller Furling
Camber Spar’ self-tacking Jib – great in light winds or strong
Harken Electric main winch
*2 Extra manual winches due to Spinnaker pack.
Harken and spinlock clutches and blocks.
*3:1 Rig Tensioners
*ABI Mast-Climber Steps to Top of Mast
Dutchman boom brake
Gerhauer Adjustable Vang

ANCHORING
Spade A140 and Fortress Primary Anchors
*CQR (45#) and Delta (25#) spares
Twin Anchor Rollers
Maxwell 1500 double � horizontal windlass
*New(Nov2008) French Stainless Steel Chain 300′
*Saltwater washdown forward and Freshwater forward and aft
*Extra Cleats on Forward Cross Beam (We use these ALL the time!)

And much more – contact us for more info…..


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