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Manta 40: Escape Velocity

PRICE: US $198 000

Currently lying at : Langkawi, Malaysia.


Manta for sale Langkawi Malaysia SYS
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Manta for sale Langkawi Malaysia
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Seaspray Marine Langkawi is proud to announce their newest listing. Presenting, Escape Velocity! A fully equipped, ready to go blue water MANTA 40 sailing catamaran. Manta Catamarans have an avid following and dedicated owners group and support network. These American built yachts are ocean capable and ready for serious offshore cruising, with minimal maintenance. The port hull is a dedicated owner's double cabin which includes a private head with a luxuriously sized separate shower. They sleep 4 comfortably in 2 staterooms on queen-sized beds. A third standard bed sized cabin is forward, on the starboard hull. The main salon on the bridge deck contains a well-equipped kitchen area, top-loading refrigerator/freezer, nav-station, electrical panels, dining area, and entertainment centre.

Escape Velocity is well-maintained and fully-equipped for extended off-grid world cruising and comfortable living at anchor. Her current owners have cruised on her through the Pacific, and have lived on board during 9 wonderful years of adventure. Escape Velocity has the added attraction of an elevated 8 ½ foot seat aft of the cockpit, where you can easily stretch out and take in the views, or relax and rest on anchor. She has a Spectra watermaker, a washing machine, inboard air-conditioning, a Nextgen 5.5kw genset, a Kuuma hot water system, and a brand new set of batteries, and ample solar input. The owners are proudly living and supporting all power usage off grid, even in a marina!

Her rigging is under 10 years ( new in 2014) her sails are 7 years old, and her engines have also both been replaced at different times, so neither engine is original. Port was replaced in 2006 and starboard in 2018.

This truly is a rare opportunity to walk on board a well loved, fully ready to go vessel, currently berthed in one of the worlds most beautiful cruising grounds. Exceptional dedicated care and passion to their home truly shines through when you are introduced to Escape Velocity, and she is a great credit to her current owners, and those before them. I look forward to introducing you to her, by virtual tour, videos and WHATS app chats.

So, contact me today, Rachel Robertson on +60174814869.
For your reading pleasure: https://www. Cruisingworld. Com/sailboats/manta-40/

Seaspray Yacht Sales is a division of Seaspray Marine Services. Qualified Shipwright Services established and operated in Langkawi for 10 years.



BUILDER: Endeavour Catamaran Inc.


YEAR: 1998

LOA: 39 ft 8 in (12m)
Beam: 21 ft 0 in (6.4m)
LWL: 38 ft 2 in (11.6m)

Total Power: 60 HP
Port Engine:
Inboard Volvo D1-30 with 130s sail drive
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3950
Engine Power: 30 HP
Starboard Engine:
Inboard Volvo D1-30 with 130s sail drive
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2900
Engine Power: 30 HP

Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Maximum Speed: 10 knots

Fresh Water Tank: 100 gal. (378.5 liters)
Fuel Tanks: 150 gal. total. (567.5 liters) 100 gal. (378.5 liters) at stern under cockpit + 50 gal. (189 liters) under forward starboard berth. Additional jerry cans stored in forward deck locker to extend range under power.

Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

Boat Highlights

Entering the salon from the spacious cockpit: comfortable seating for six is provided at the light taupe genuine Ultrasuede upholstered settee. Aft to stbd is a built-in cabinet with a TV and additional storage for printer and entertainment electronics. Underneath is a wet locker. To port forward is an enormous top-loading Frigoboat refrigerator and freezer. To port is the chart table with storage underneath, and electric panel below. 

The U-shaped galley is aft to port with a deep double S/S sink, 3-burner Princess stove with oven. Above the stove is a range hood and fan. 

The port hull is dedicated to the owners with stateroom aft featuring a fore and aft queen berth, dressing area with a bench seat, cedar-lined hanging locker, several deep drawers, a shoe cupboard and additional storage lockers. 

The spacious head forward offers a roomy shower and large mirror-faced cabinet. You won’t find a better owners’ head in a 40-foot boat. 

Amidships are a deep pantry cabinet large enough for many months of provisions, and teak bookshelves. 

The starboard hull has a guest cabin aft with queen berth athwartships, deep storage drawers, cedar-lined hanging locker, and a standup dressing area with a bench seat. 

Forward of the guest cabin are teak bookshelves, and amidships is the guest head with separate shower, large mirror and deep storage cabinet.  Forward is a wide single berth and front-loading washer, with storage cabinet below. 

The cockpit is well laid out with all lines lead to the helm. There is bench seating for four around a table, and additional bench seating to port. The 9-foot fixed bench seat aft offers perfect views while underway and more guest seating for sundowners at anchor or at the dock. The door entry into the saloon is robust and secure. 


Top-loading Frigboat air-cooled refrigerator and freezer w/ 6" insulation and digital temperature gauges. Built-in Tappan 1000W Microwave. Deep, double SS sink. 3-burner Princess
propane stove & oven and venting range hood. Hot & cold pressure water. Manual cold freshwater pump. Separate tap for drinking water in sink with Doulton *****. SS 6 gal Kuuma hot water heater, (new 2020.) Ample storage cabinets in galley, both overhead and under counter. Tall appliance garage can accommodate a Sodastream, blender and similar large appliances at counter height for convenient use. 

Deck & Equipment

Robust aluminum arch over cockpit provides shelter, space for solar panels and support for dinghy lift block & tackle. Cockpit cover is waterproof laminated soft top. The arch also incorporates three storage bins, a SS propane grill, and custom high bench seat with dri-fast cushions.  

Raymarine Raystar 125 GPS at helmsman position.

Engine spare parts.

Additional Information

Great Circle 6 man liferaft in canister on custom bracket
(4) ABC-10 fire extinguishers.
Fire Blanket.
Horseshoe life rig 

Nexgen 5.5 kW diesel generator 120V installed with 1600 hours

SPECTRA 12V watermaker with dual pumps.

EuroMaid 5.5kg front loading washer (220v)

HULL MATERIAL: Isopthalic & Vinylester resin with E-glass. Cored above the waterline.

HULL COLOR: White gelcoat.

FRAMING: Plywood bulkheads are bonded to the hulls with fiberglass tabbing.

Transverse webs below the waterline are cored with Polypropylene honeycomb.

DECKING & SUPERSTRUCTURE: Molded FRP with inner core and a molded non-skid surface.

HULL to DECK JOINT: The deck is chemically bonded and laminated to the hulls with FRP.

RUB RAIL: Full length rubrail at the hull to deck joint.

BULKHEADS: Marine plywood.

HULL & BULKHEADS: Covered with carpet (light gray)

CEILINGS: White vinyl over marine plywood panels.

KEELS: Integral FRP keels.

RUDDERS: Cored FRP spade rudders with stainless steel rudderstocks.

BOWS & additions: There is a molded FRP crossbeam between the bows and two trampolines.

STERNS & ADDITIONS: Reverse transoms with molded steps and a hinged stainless steel swim ladder to starboard. An aluminum cockpit bimini structure with dingy davits and mainsheet support is bolted to the deck and to the aft side of the bridgedeck.

THROUGH HULL FITTINGS (below w/l): Marelon(plastic) ball valve type seacocks.

DECK HATCHES: 6 Bomar aluminum framed deck hatches

OPENING PORTLIGHTS: 8 Bomar aluminum framed opening ports all with Sky Shades.


ENGINES: 2 Volvo Penta D1-30 3-cylinder, naturally aspirated diesel engines.

SAILDRIVES: Volvo 130s Saildrives. Both Changed in 2008.

HORSEPOWER: 2 x 30 hp

ENGINE COOLING: Dedicated raw water intake thru-hulls to strainers before and after raw water pumps. Fresh water-cooled through heat exchangers.

ENGINE EXHAUST: stainless steel mixing elbows to waterlocks and looped reinforced flexible exhaust hose.

VENTILATION: 12v engine blowers.

COMPRESSORS & ALTERNATORS FITTED: Single 100A alternators on each engine.

FUEL FILTERS: Racor 500 series filters with vacuum gauges. on both engines. Racor 220 series on generator.

FUEL POLISHING SYSTEM: 2 x Racor 220 series filters in series powered by a fuel transfer pump. 

PROPELLERS: Volvo three-blade bronze folding propellers. 

PANEL & ALARMS: Volvo Penta engine panels with RPM and alarms.

ENGINE CONTROLS: Morse cables. 

DIESEL: 150 US gallons in two aluminum tanks (under the starboard forward bunk & amidships / aft side of the bridgedeck)


WATER TANK: 100 US gallons in an aluminum tank

HOLDING TANKS: 2 x 20 gallon plastic holding tanks with Tankwatch level monitors and Jabsco macerator discharge pumps.

MARINE SANITATION DEVICES: 2 Jabsco Quietflush electric marine toilets. Switchable at toilet to use fresh or saltwater. 

SEACOCKS: Marelon ball valves.

HOT WATER: Kuuma 6-gallon stainless steel tank heated either with a 1500W 120V element or with the starboard engine coolant.

PRESSURIZED WATER SYSTEM (Fresh): Whale Watermaster 3 GPM/45 PSI diaphragm type pressure pump.

Drinking water filter: Doulton Supercarb cartridge under galley sink with dedicated tap at sink.

WASHDOWN (Saltwater deck wash): Whale 4.8 GPM/45 PSI diaphragm type pressure pump. 

FOOT PUMP: Whale Fresh water foot pump at the galley sink.

WATER MAKER: Spectra 360 GPD reverse osmosis water maker. New feed pumps in 2017. 

BILGE PUMPS: Automatic Electric: Main bilges - 2 Rule 2000 submersible pumps (one in each hull). Manual: 2 Whale Gusher Urchin manual pumps (in each head).

SHOWER SUMP PUMPS: 2 sealed sumps with Rule 500 submersible pumps and automatic float switches.

PIPING & HOSE CLAMPS Diesel: Approved fuel hose. 

Propane: Copper and flexible propane hose. 

Fresh water: Rigid plastic piping with Seatech connectors.

SHOWERS: 3- 2 showers in the heads and one cockpit shower.


MAST Type: Sparcraft anodized aluminum.

BOOM: Schaefer Gamma boom-furling system with rigid adjustable vang

SPREADERS: Single raked spreaders.

RUNNING BACKSTAYS: Adjustable with in-line blocks and tackle on dedicated chain plates.

STANDING RIGGING: 1 x 19 stainless steel wire rope studs to open bronze-bodied turnbuckles.

RUNNING RIGGING: Pre-stretched Dacron.

WINCHES: Cabin Top 1 x Harken 44 self-tailing, two speed winch - electric. 1 x Andersen 40 self-tailing two speed winch. Cockpit - 1 x Harken 42 self-tailing, two speed winch.

All lines lead to Lewmar clutches at helm. 

CHAIN PLATES: Stainless steel chainplates are bolted through the side of the vessel.

MAIN SAIL: Fully battened Mack Sails main sail with in-boom furling.

JIB: Self-tacking Mack Sails jib on camberspar.

ASYMMETRICAL SPINNAKER: White and green sail rigged with a bridle and furling system for an asymmetrical spinnaker outboard of the forestay.

BIMINI: Full cockpit bimini & spray dodger with an aluminum frame.

COCKPIT SHADES: Phifertex Plus self-storing roll-up side awnings port, starboard and aft. 

Full cockpit cushions with dri-fast foam and Sunbrella covers. (2020)

Spray dodger enclosure front and sides with full clears. (2020)

Line bags in cockpit and on lifelines. (2020)

SAIL COVERS: Main and Jib.


DC - SYSTEM: House Batteries: 6 x Rolls 6FS GC-HC for a total battery bank of 705Ah ( new in August 2021) 

ENGINE BATTERIES: 2 x lead-acid batteries 

BATTERY STOWAGE: House batteries are in a battery compartment under the saloon settee. Engine start batteries are in battery boxes inside the engine compartments. Circuit Protection Devises: Isolation switches.

BATTERY COMBINER SWITCH: (port engine compartment) for the engine start batteries.

POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM: Labeled 12-volt & 110-volt panel with circuit breakers.

CHARGING SYSTEM: Three way charging via engine alternators, external battery charger on generator, and solar 

SOLAR PANELS: 4 x 75W Siemens solar panels. 2 x 130W and 2 x 65W Kyocera. 2 Bluesky solar boost 50 controllers new in 2009. Total of 690W of nominal power.


GENERATOR: Nextgen 5500W diesel generator (port bow) 1730  hours.

BATTERY CHARGER: Iota 90 amp 110v battery charger with IQ4 4-step regulator

INVERTER: Vanner Bravo 1800W 110v inverter, modified sine wave. XIJIA 1500w 220v pure sine wave inverter. 

TRANSFORMER: External Step up/step down transformer 240v-125v 3000w

SHORE POWER: 2 x 30 Amp 120v connections & cables.

CATHODIC PROTECTION: Saildrive collar zinc anodes. Zinc Saver II Galvanic Isolator.

AIR CONDITIONING: 2 Cruisaire 13,000 BTU reverse cycle A/C & heat w/digital thermostats. Fwd unit needs new Compressor


Raymarine C80 MFD chart plotter with chart cartridges for entire world

Raymarine Pathfinder radar scanner

Raymarine DSM 250 fish finder 

Raymarine Raystar 125 GPS at helmsman position.


Raymarine Evolution EV-1 linear drive 

Raymarine P70 pilot controller

Raymarine ST4000 MKII+ with wheel drive for backup


Vespermarine XB-8000 transponder

Vespermarine SP160 AIS FM splitter


Raymarine i70 programmable display (2), one at helm and one at chart table. 


Raymarine i60


VHF: Standard Horizon Nova VHF navigation station. 

Icom M324 at helm 

SSB HF RADIO: ICOM M710RT MF/HF Transceiver with ham frequencies opened. Pactor PTC III Modem for weather fax, sailmail or winlink connections.

SAT comms: Iridium Go! smartphone access.

WIFI: Island Time Wireless WiFi bridge and booster system with high gain antenna and WiFi router for in-ship WiFi network.


PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES: 4 Adult inflatable PFDs and 2 Type 1 offshore PFDs

HARNESS: 2 Safety harness 

SOUND SIGNALS: Ship’s bell




NAVIGATIONAL LIGHTING: Sidelights (LED), stern light, steaming light, deck light, tricolor, and anchor light (LED). Spotlight on arch to illuminate sails at night.

LIFELINES: Vinyl covered stainless steel wire rope to s/s swaged studs and turnbuckles through stainless steel stanchions.

FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS: 4 x 3lb. / Size 1 Dry chemical extinguishers


PRIMARY ANCHOR: 20kg Rocna anchor

CHAIN / RODE: 85 meters 10mm Hitest G4 chain new in 2019. 2 anchor rode: 1 x 150 feet 3/8 inches, 1 x 200 feet ½ inches.

SECONDARY ANCHORS: Bruce 33 lb. Fortress FX-37.

WINDLASS: Maxwell 1500 vertical electric windlass with up and down foot switches.


TYPE: Edson

DESCRIPTION: Single wheel to sprocket, roller chain to a stainless steel wire rope pull system to aluminum quadrants.

EMERGENCY STEERING: Aluminum tiller rigged through a deck cap.

RUDDER STOPS: Mechanical stops and a wheel lock.



Port Hull: Full standing separate shower with head forward and a double stateroom aft.

Fully walled bookshelf in marine mahogany.

Pantry; 3' x 4' double door pantry with 5 shelves.

Starboard hull: Double stateroom forward, head / shower amidships and a double stateroom aft.

Bridge Deck saloon with galley and navigation station to port.

There are two bow compartments. Generator to port and storage locker to starboard.


STOVE: Seaward Princess 3-burner stove with oven.

FUEL: Propane.

FAN: 12V range fan with filter.

PROPANE LOCKER: Dedicated propane cockpit locker for 20 lb. (9 kg) tank with a bottom drain and solenoid cutoff 

MICROWAVE OVEN: Tappan 110-volt 1000w microwave.

CABINETS: Three upper galley cabinets, three under-counter cabinets and two deep full size drawers.

SINK: Double SS sink with mixer tap and pullout spray.

CARBON FILTER: Doulton Supercarb filter for purified drinking with dedicated tap. 

REFRIGERATION: Frigoboat 12-volt air-cooled BF-50 compressor. The refrigerator and freezer compartments are separated with openings from the top and isolated with 4" isolation. The refrigerator is 4.5 cubic feet while the freezer is 3 cubic feet in volume each are controlled with a dedicated electronic thermostat.


STEREO: Pioneer AVH-X2600BT double din built in in stereo with Bluetooth and DVD player. 

SPEAKERS: Fusion interior in the saloon and Fusion waterproof in the cockpit

TV: Samsung 22 inch LED flat screen mounted on swing arm.

WASHER: 220-volt EuroMaid 5.5 kg washer starboard forward.

TENDER: 10.5ft. Caribe RIB 

OUTBOARD: 15hp Yamaha four-stroke outboard engine with electrical start and12V battery.

BOSUN'S CHAIR: West Marine.

FANS: Seven 12V fans located in cabins, heads and saloon.

SALOON TABLE: Large fully adjustable saloon table

RAISED COCKPIT SEATING 8-1/2 ft long elevated seating with 3 inches of dri-fast foam newly covered in Sunbrella 2020

BARBEQUE GRILL: Parker Stainless Steel

COCKPIT LOCKERS: 3 separate dry storage lockers built into bimini arch

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