Manta 42

Length: 42
Builder: Manta Catamarans LLC

S/V “Flight Time” is a Georgetown Yacht Basin, USA, based 2005 Manta 42 Mk-II Catamaran for sale by owner.

“Flight Time” sleeps 4 comfortably in 2 staterooms on queen-sized beds. A third single berth is in the starboard forward hull. The owner’s suite is in the port hull. Both staterooms have fresh- water toilets and separate showers. 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 center. The starboard hull also contains the laundry room and storage areas. The helm is a true single-handed setup that can be open or enclosed. “Flight Time” has all navigational electronics for worldwide cruising in safely and comfort. 

Hull, deck, and bulkheads constructed of triaxial, biaxial, and unidirectional fiberglass with vinyl ester, isophthalic resins, and Divinycell composite foam cores (hull and deck) and Nida-core (sub-soles and bulkheads) that were all vacuum bagged. 

Interior finishes are natural teak wood moldings and trim, natural teak louvered wood doors accented with Swanstone composite countertops/sinks, vinyl headliners and upholstery, and high durability synthetic teak and holly appearing soles. 

“Flight Time” is a well-equipped and tested blue water cruising catamaran that is part of the Manta fleet sailing the oceans of the world today. She sleeps 4 comfortably in two staterooms. The Owner’s suite is in the Port hull in addition to a companionway containing bookshelves, storage cabinet, the ship’s pantry, and the owner’s bathroom. The starboard hull contains the guest stateroom with a walk-thru bathroom with full shower, connecting to the forward cabin that contains the laundry area, storage cabinets, including shelving and an area that could be used as a single bunk or for sail and canvas storage located over the boat’s fully accessible water systems.

The cockpit is fully covered with an aluminum tube frame/arch with a walkable fiberglass surface on top. At the owner’s option, the cockpit/helm can be fully open on all sides or enclosed with removable zipper operated panels. The captain’s seat is set high for 360-degree views around the boat with direct access to all navigation equipment, engine controls, running rigging controls and the electric winch for excellent single-handed operations. Also, in the cockpit are guest/crew seating with cushions and removable dining table. There are 4 lazarette storage lockers, propane gas grille and line controls for the dinghy support system. Access to the main salon is through a large waterproof hatch/door. 

The salon area has access to the helm, and the port and starboard hulls. The bridge deck contains the kitchen/galley, navigation station, electrical panels, refrigerator/freezer, dining/settee area, entertainment area, wet locker, and storage cabinets. The kitchen area has a built-in composite sink countertop, 3-burner propane range/oven/broiler, drawers, and cabinets with a microwave oven. The cabinetry includes 2 drawers, with cabinets above and below the countertops. The navigation station has a chart-sized hinged countertop with chart storage beneath, Icom SSB 802 single sideband HF radio and Icom IC 402 VHF radios and independent GPS navigation system. The cabinet under the nav station contains the main AC/DC electrical panels with circuit breakers and all electrical distribution systems. The chest type refrigerator and freezer are easily accessible, and the doors are part of the composite countertop system. The L shaped built-in bench seating is comfortable and with 2 seating/storage cubes provide seating around the adjustable tabletop. The salon entertainment center includes a flat-screen TV, stereo system with CD/DVD/Blu-ray player, AM/FM radio with Sirius-XM Satellite Radio (Subscription Service), and speakers in the salon and cockpit. 

Bottom paint refinished July 2019 with one coat or red covered by two coats of black antifouling bottom paint, allowing early detection of the need for bottom paint renewal. The port hull features the Owner’s suite; queen size bed, cedar-lined hanging closet, (4) drawers, open and closed shelving, a shoe locker and a settee with storage under the seat. The companionway connecting to the master bath contains bookshelves and a closed cabinet on the outside and large pantry cabinet on the interior side. The bath includes an electric flush, freshwater toilet, built-in sink composite counter, generous medicine cabinet, and a large separate shower. 

The starboard hull features an aft VIP stateroom with a queen-sized bed, cedar-lined hanging closet, 3 drawers, a shoe locker, and a settee with storage under the seat. The connecting companionway has bookshelves. The bathroom has an electric flush, freshwater toilet, built-in composite sink and countertop with storage cabinet. The separate full shower also provides thru passage to the forward cabin/V birth/laundry and storage area. The forward cabin contains a Splendide combined washer/dryer, cabinets, storage shelves with a raised area that can be used as a single bunk or for sail/equipment storage. Under the bunk/cabinet work are the domestic water systems including the hot water heater, water filtration systems, Spectra watermaker and main raw water strainers and all water pumps and distribution systems. 

Heating and Air Conditioning systems include 2 Cruisair (16k BTU salon and forward cabins with 10k BTU rear cabins) reverse cycle, 115 VAC units providing heating or cooling comfort throughout from shore power or the generator. 

NextGen UCM1-5.5 kw Diesel AC/DC generator with sound shield, located in the forward port compartment. The generator compartment contains a supplemental fuel filter, electric fuel booster pump, 12-volt generator compartment cooling fan and a Reverso 12 VDC oil pump for oil changes. 

Electronic helm and navigation equipment include:
Color Raymarine C80 Multifunctional Display GPS/Chart Plotter/Radar/depth Finder Raymarine ST60 Wind Indicator Raymarine ST60 Tridata Raymarine 6001 Autopilot ICOM VHF Radio Remote Mic

3 blade folding propellers (serviced Aug 2019) Sail Drive propeller shafts (serviced Aug 2019) Para-Tech Sea-Anchor Para-Tech Drogue Rode, Bridle, Float & fittings for sea anchor & drogue.