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  1. 2004 Manta 42 Mark II

    October 19, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    Perseverance is a Manta
    sailing catamaran built in 2004 and was the show boat for Manta at the 2004 annapolis boat show. She is a proven blue water cruiser having been sailed to Trinidad in 2006 and back to the states in 2009.

    Equipment on Board:

    Two 30 hp Volvo Penta diesel engines, 5.0 kw generator, kiss wind generator,6 solar panels,two fresh water heads,
    propane stove w/oven and broiler, 10cf fridge,freezer,radar chart plotter, gps ssb and much more


  2. 2007 Manta Mark IV

    October 5, 2011 by EVAN

    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…..