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Manta 42 Sail Catamaran

US $239,000






42 ft

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About this Boat

$10K PRICE REDUCTION TO $239,900 ...

2000 Manta 42 Sail Catamaran

Her very knowledgeable and experienced owners have dedicated themselves to assuring that this proven Bluewater Sail Cat is always ready to go cruising safely and in comfort.

Features include:
Solar Panels,
5.5 kW Generator, Spectra Water Maker,
2 - Zone Air Conditioning,
GPS Chart Plotter, AIS and Radar, Two Auto Pilots, SSB Radio,
Digital Modem for Weather and E-mail,
Upgraded Aft Cockpit Sling Seat, Winslow 6-Person Life Raft,
Gale-Rider Drogue, M.O.B. LifeSling Module,
Hard Top Bimini and 3-Sided Enclosure.

She has the Owner’s Floor Plan which is the best in class with
Collision Bulkheads in each Hull.

"Tryst Two" needs to be seen to be appreciated.

This one must be on your list and offers are encouraged.


  • Designer:
  • Keel: Twin Keel


  • LOA: 42 ft
  • Beam: 21 ft
  • LWL:
  • Maximum Draft:
  • Maximum Displacement:
  • Dry Weight: 18,500 lb

Additional Details


This beautiful vessel is completely appointed for long range cruising with the "Owners" version layout. The Port Hull features the Owner's Suite with Master Stateroom and private Head with separate shower. Pantry storage and multiple built-in book shelves and storage cabinets line the port hull companionway. The Starboard Hull features an aft VIP Guest Stateroom and a forward Guest Stateroom. A Guest Head is shared and built-in bookcases line the companionway. The vessel includes a fully equipped Galley and an inviting and relaxing Salon for lounging and entertaining.

  • Two-zone air conditioning systems (26,000 btu total with reverse cycle heat).
  • Blue fabric upholstery throughout.
  • White laminate cabinets with Cherry trim.
  • Louvered doors for enhanced circulation.
  • Laminate countertops throughout.
  • Vinyl headliners.
  • Highly durable composite teak and holly sole.
  • Salon Headroom is 6’3”.
  • Hull Headroom is 6’7”.
Salon/ Dinette/ Nav Station

The Salon, Galley and Nav Station are all located above the bridgedeck. The Salon features include:

  • L-Shaped settee with storage under.
  • Ottoman with storage.
  • Shelves both Port and Starboard behind settee and Nav Station.
  • Custom Corian table on Hi-Lo pedestal for dining or entertaining.
  • Custom-built shelves and drawers below Entertainment Center.
  • Entertainment Center with Stereo, (6) Disc CD Changer, XM Sirius-ready, 23” Dynex flat screen HD TV.
  • Magnavox DVD player.
  • Bose Stereo speakers forward of Settee.
  • Phantom Retractable Screen Door.
  • Ocean Air shades for forward windows.
  • Curtains on side windows.
  • (2) Folding Director’s Chairs (additional seating for Dinette).
  • Clock and Barometer.
  • (2) Overhead opening hatches with screens.
  • (3) Halogen overhead Lights.
  • LED Courtesy Lights in Salon and each stairway to hulls.

     Navigation Station:

  • Large Chart Table with ample flat chart storage.
  • Xantrex Link-2 Battery Monitor System Display.
  • Xantrex Inverter.
  • Standard Horizon GX2300 VHF Radio with AIS.
  • Brooks & Gatehouse Network Multi-Display.
  • Pathmaker Automatic battery charge selector.
  • Xantrex Solar Array Controller.
  • Custom Electric Panels.
  • Generator Controls.
  • Tank Monitors.

U-Shaped Galley is up to Port on the Bridge Deck, with excellent views afforded by the wrap-around windshield.

  • Adler Barbour top-loading 12VDC 12 cu. ft. Refrigerator with 6” foam insulation split with Freezer section.
  • Seaward (3) burner stainless steel propane stove with oven.
  • GE Microwave Oven – 110V.
  • Double stainless steel deep sinks with upgraded pull-out faucet.
  • Hot and cold pressurized water.
  • Jabsco variable speed 12V water pump.
  • Freshwater foot pump.
  • Over and under counter storage cabinets and drawers.
  • Stainless steel vent hood over stove vented to outside.
  • Remote control Propane Safety system.
  • Large Galley Pantry in Port Hull.
  • Fully-Equipped Galley, including dinnerware and utensils.
  • LED Overhead light (red or white options).
  • (2) 12VDC Outlets.
  • (5) 120VAC Outlets.
  • Caframo 12V fan.
Port Hull/Owner's Suite

Owner’s Master Stateroom is aft with a shelf-lined companionway at mid-ship and a Private Head forward with vanity, sink, and full shower.

  • Full-Sized Queen Berth facing fore and aft.
  • Mini settee with storage under.
  • Large cedar-lined hanging lockers.
  • (4) Drawers.
  • Drop-down storage locker.
  • Open locker with shelf.
  • Opening side port light with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Aft Opening Port with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Overhead Opening Bomar hatch with screen and Ocean Air Sun shade.
  • 120 VAC outlet.
  • Overhead Hologen Lights.
  • (2) Adjustable reading lights.
  • Caframo fan.
  • Aft Cabin A/C Control.
  • Auto Pilot Selector Control.

     Master Head:

  • Quiet Flush 12 VDC electric freshwater marine toilet.
  • 20 Gallon Poly roto-cast plastic holding tank with deck pump out and macerator overboard discharge.
  • Vanity with laminate countertop and a drop-in sink.
  • Huge mirrored medicine storage cabinet.
  • Florescent light over vanity.
  • Large separate shower stall with water controller, shower head, Liquid soap/shampoo dispenser. and curtain.
  • Stainless steel towel racks.
  • Opening port-light with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Overhead opening Bomar Hatch with scree.n
  • 120 VAC GFCI Outlet.
  • Full-length mirror.

     Port Hull Companionway:

  • Large Galley Pantry Inboard.
  • Opening port light with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Sole hatch into bilge.
  • 5 ft. L. X 6 ft. H. Custom storage bookshelves on outboard wall.
Starboard Hull/Guest Cabins

VIP Guest Stateroom is aft. The Guest Head can be accessed from the companionway or the forward Guest Stateroom. Optional large custom bookcase/ library in the companionway.  

    VIP Aft Cabin features:

  • Athwartship Queen berth.
  • Large Cedar-lined hanging locker.
  • Mini Settee.
  • (3) Drawers.
  • Flip-Down locker.
  • Opening side port light with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Opening aft port light with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Overhead Opening Bomar Hatch with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Overhead halogen light.
  • (2) LED adjustable reading lghts.
  • Caframo fan.

     Starboard Forward Guest Cabin:

  • Large Single Berth.
  • Custom Storage shelf above berth with spare parts.
  • Locker with shelves.
  • Mini settee.
  • Open storage cabinet with (2) shelves.
  • Caframo fan.
  • Opening side port light with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Opening overhead Bomar Hatch with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
  • Water-maker controls.
  • Water-maker and water heater are located under this berth.
  • Custom storage shelves with fiddles to starboard.

     Guest Head and Shower:

  • Jabsco Quiet Flush freshwater 12 VDC marine toilet.
  • Sole hatch into bilge.
  • 20 Gallon Poly roto-cast plastic holding tank with deck pump out and a macerator overboard discharge.
  • Vanity with laminate countertop and a drop-in sink.
  • Storage cabinets above vanity.
  • Large mirror above vanity.
  • Florescent light over vanity.
  • Shower stall with full surround curtain.
  • Caframo fan - 12 VDC.
  • Stainless steel towel racks.
  • Opening side port light with screen and Ocean Air sun shade.
Navigation and Electronics

This 2000 Manta 42 Sail Cat is well-equipped for offshore passage-making and the Navigation and Electronics feature:

  • Raymarine E-80 Chartplotter with Radar.
  • Chart card for U.S., Bahamas, Caribbean, South America (2018).
  • Raymarine Sirius Weather Module (requires subscription).
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Auto Pilot.
  • Raymarine Type 2 Short Actuator.
  • Raymarine Core Pack 2 Pilot CPU.
  • ICOM 802 SSB Radio.
  • ICOM AT104 Automatic Tuner.
  • SCS Digital Pactor III Modem (converts HF to digital for weather & e-mail).
  • Standard Horizon GX2300 VHF radio with AIS interfaced to plotter (2010).
  • Standard Horizon RAM mic at helm.
  • Brooks and Gatehouse multi display at navigation station.
  • Brooks and Gatehouse Network GPS.
  • Brooks and Gatehouse wind machine.
  • Brooks and Gatehouse knot/ log/ temp/ depth.
  • Brooks and Gatehouse autopilot with series 2 hydraulic ram.
  • Ritchie 5” compass.
  • Air Guide compass at Nav Station.
  • Clarion Stereo in Salon.
  • Bose Waterproof Stereo Speakers in Cockpit (2018).
  • Bose Stereo Speakers in Salon.
  • Remote Stereo controller at helm with balance control.
  • Ships clock.
  • Barometer.
  • BitStorm Bad Boy Extreme Wi-Fi booster.
  • BitStorm wireless modem.

The Electrical system of this 42 Manta Sail Cat 2000 is updated and well-suited for long bluewater passages and extended periods of time at anchor. Tryst Two has the following electrical systems and features:

  • (2) 30AMP Shore power inlets on port side.
  • (1) Cable/telephone inlet port side.
  • NextGen 5.5KW diesel generator in sound shielded locker overhauled (2018).
  • Blower for generator locker.
  • Xantrex 2500 watt inverter with 100 amp 3-stage battery charger.
  • (6) Siemens 75 watt solar panels.
  • Xantrex solar panel controller.
  • (6) AGM 6 volt house batteries (660 Amps total).
  • (2) Series 27 AGM engine batteries (2018).
  • (2) Zinc Saver galvanic isolators.
  • Pathfinder automatic battery combiner with remote.
  • (2) 60 amp alternators with Heir 3 stage regulators.
  • Xantrex Link 2 battery monitor system.
  • Custom Paneltronics AC/DC electrical panel with master and branch breakers.
  • (2) 30 Amp 50 foot shore power cords with cover (2018).
  • 50 amp to 30 amp Y-adapter.
  • Yacht Guard lightning protection system.

The Plumbing and water-systems on this 2000 Manta Sail Cat 42 has all that you would expect and demand of your ideal bluewater passage-maker:

  • Spectra 380C 360 gallon per day water maker.
  • High pressure Clark pump for water maker.
  • Water maker membrane.
  • (2) New Shurflo Water maker feed pumps (2018).
  • Seaward 120vac/engine exchange water heater (2018).
  • Jabsco variable speed water pump.
  • Sealed shower sumps that do not drain into the bilges
  • Marelon seacocks.
  • Holding tank monitors.
  • 20# Propane tank.
Hull and Vessel Construction

Don't confuse the construction of other brands of sail cats that are intended for coastal cruising. Manta's Hull Construction of this 42 Manta Sail Cat 2000 is purpose-built to "go to sea" and get you to your favorite cruising destinations safely and in comfort. Feature include:

  • Hull, decks, deck house and bulkheads and sole are of Triaxial, biaxial, and unidirectional fiberglass with vinyl ester and isophalic polyester resins and Nidacore.
  • Below the waterline is solid FRP construction.
  • All construction is vacuum bagged for added strength and stiffness.
  • Hull to deck joint is mechanically and chemically joined and glassed internally.
  • Heavy duty vinyl covers the entire hull to deck joint.
  • All deck hardware is attached to aluminum plates glassed into the structure.
  • Molded in non-skid pattern.
  • There are two collision bulkheads forward in each hull.
Deck Equipment and Features

Deck Equipment & Features of this 2000 Manta 42 Sailing Bluewater Catamaran will convince you that Tryst Two is ready for some serious cruising and fun:

  • Custom aluminum framed hard top frame with RADAR arch.
  • Entire hardtop has an aluminum skin.
  • Three sided Strataglass enclosure with roll up sides and sliding aft extensions .
  • Center windshield flips up for ventilation.
  • All control lines run to a central winch and stoppers located at helm.
  • Adjustable captain’s chair.
  • Hatch above helm seat for ventilation and viewing sail.
  • Cockpit cushions and seat back rests.
  • Updated and optional aft Cockpit Sling seat.
  • (3) Fiberglass storage boxes.
  • (2) Bose waterproof Cockpit speakers.
  • 12 VDC Cockpit outlet.
  • 120 VAC Cockpit outlet.
  • Magma propane grill (plumbed to main tank).
  • Maxwell 1200 Anchor windlass with warping drum.
  • 55lb Spade anchor with 250 ft 5/16” high test chain.
  • (2) Anchor rollers.
  • Deck foot switches for anchor windlass.
  • Seawater wash-down forward.
  • Fresh water wash-down fore and aft.
  • Cockpit H/C shower at starboard stern steps.
  • Bomar water-tight entry door.
  • Retractable Phantom screen door.
  • Stainless steel pulpit and stanchions with vinyl covered stainless steel cable life lines.
  • (2) Stainless steel folding boarding ladders.
  • Dinghy davits are integral to the RADAR arch.
  • Custom Corian cockpit table.
  • Sun shades for the cockpit.
  • Phifertex salon window covers.
  • Dock lines.
  • Fenders.
Sails and Rigging

The Sails and Rigging of this Manta 42 Sailing Catamaran 2000, Tryst Two, has been steadily upgraded and overbuilt for bluewater cruising:

  • Painted mast and boom.
  • Lightning rod at masthead (part of Strike Shield system).
  • TV antenna at mast head (watch Miami stations in the Exumas).
  • Garhauer boom vang/support.
  • All standing rigging replaced (2010).
  • Full batten mainsail with two reef points.
  • Full battened jib with Camber Spar and self tending boom
  • MACK Sails storm jib.
  • New StackPack & Jib Cover (2018).
  • Harken 42 electric self tailing winch at helm.
  • (8) Spin lock sheet stoppers.
  • Harken CST 2 speed spinnaker sheet winch.
  • Harken 30CST two speed spinnaker halyard winch.
  • Lazy jacks for Mainsail & Jib, (2019).
  • Tides Marine Strong Track mast track.
  • Dutchman Boom Brake.
  • Winch Handle.
Engines and Mechanical

Mechanical Equipment & Engine Details:

  • Twin 29 HP Volvo MD2030 CBT Diesel Engines.
  • Volvo 120 sail drives with New Shafts (2019).
  • Volvo 3-blade folding propellers (2019).
  • Volvo single lever controls at Helm.
  • (2) Cruise Air reverse-cycle heat/air conditioning systems. 16,000 BTU for Salon and forward cabins; 10,000 BTU for aft cabins.
  • GrocoHydromatic strainer grinder.
  • Whitlock pull-pull cable steering.
  • Easy engine access below aft berths.
  • (2) Engine room blowers.
  • Zinc adaptors for sail drives (don’t have to pull props to replace).
  • (2) Oil Refiners Filters by John Frantz (2018).
Safety Equipment

One step onboard and one look at this list of safety equipment and your comfort-level will be satisfied that this 2000 42 Manta Sailing Catamaran is equipped for more than coastal cruising.

  • Six man Winslow life raft (needs to be re-certified).
  • MOB module.
  • Six foot gale Rider drogue with 450’ 8 plait line and bridal.
  • ACR Global GPS EPIRB.
  • LifeSling MOB retrieval system.
  • PFD’s.
  • Weems & Plath Electronic SOS Light (Legally replaces Flare requirement)
  • Horn.
  • Proper placards.
  • Arch mounted RADAR reflector.
  • Custom Overhead Storage in Hardtop (stores PFD’s and shade covers in out-of- the-way, ready to use location).
  • Spare anchors and rodes.
  • Anchor bridals.
  • Automatic bilge pumps in each hull.
  • Manual bilge pumps in each head, inside the vanity.
  • Strike shield lightning protection system.
  • Emergency tiller.
  • Baja fuel filtration system.
  • Jack lines.
  • Halatron Fire extinguisher.
  • Firefighting ports into each engine room.
  • (3) BC II fire extinguishers.
  • Dinghy anchor and rode.
Additional Information
  • Avon 340 RIB with custom chaps.
  • Yamaha 15hp 2 stroke outboard engine with tiller extension (2007).
  • 6 Gallon dinghy fuel tank.
  • (6) Jerry cans ((1) fuel, (4) water, (1) gas.).
  • Bottom painted (2018).
  • Thousands of dollars in spare parts.

Excluded are personal and other items found onboard during inspection or shown in photos on Central Listing Agent's Website that are not specifically described in text of the Listing Specifications. However, all safety items that are onboard during inspections that are required by the USCG, as well as a minimum number of dock lines, fenders, and boat hooks to safely operate and dock the vessel are included, whether identified in the Web Description or not.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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