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1999 Manta 40

Newport Beach, CA


Get Ready to Sail the world or enjoy comfortable weekends in Catalina with this well maintained 1999 Manta 40.  This is an owners version with 3 cabins and 2 heads.  She has been modified into a sailors dream with stern extensions to optimize speed and fuel efficiency.  Additional sailing features include extended sail area, feathering props and an arsenal of sails.  Live comfortablly off grid with 6 large solar panels and generator.  If you are considering cruising, this catamaran has everything you will need.


Listed by West Coast Yachts

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH WEST COAST YACHTS 949-673-2060 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY MURRELL YACHTS. Murrell Yachts is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: S/V Ruatahi
Make: Manta
Model: 40
Year: 1999
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: MJJ40148A999
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 40 ft / 12.19 m
Length Overall: 40 ft / 12.19 m
Waterline Length: 44 ft / 13.41 m
Beam: 21 ft / 6.40 m
Max Draft: 3'8 ft / 1.12 m
Displacement: 16,500 lb
Bridge Clearance: 62'6 ft / 19.05 m
Cabin Headroom: 6'4 ft / 1.93 m
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: MD2030
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Feathering
  • Engine Hours: 2500
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: MD2030
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Feathering
  • Engine Hours: 2500
Total Engine Power: 60hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Sail
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Catamaran

  • Stern extension to improve speed and efficiency
  • Anchor moved to mid ship to balance large Rocna anchor
  • Hurricane diesel hot water heating sytem
  • 6 solar panels with blue seas controller
  • Extra Stern Cleats for cross tying 
  • Custom Trampolines 
  • Feathering Kiwi Props (2020)
  • 6" Queen mattress (2019)
  • Wedgewood 3 burner stove (2019)
  • L Shaped Settee in Salon (2019)
  • MPPT 100/50 Charge Controller (2019)
  • Large L shaped Settee with Durable cushons
  • Adjustable table for dining
  • Tinted Acrylic windows with covers
  • Flat Screen LG 21" TV with DVD player
  • Bomar Hatches with fan ventillation
  • Sound bar and stereo system
  • Navigation Chart table with storage
  • Electrical Panel
  • Wedgewood 3 burner stove
  • Microwave oven
  • Top Loading Fridge/Freezer (10 cu.ft)
  • Extensive upper and lower storage space
  • 120v outlets for kitchen accessories
  • Remote Solenoid shut-off for Propane


  • Port side has owners cabin
  • Queen 6" Foam matress with 2" topper
  • Owners cabin has private head and shower forward.
  • Glass shower door with upgraded Moen Hardware in shower
  • Cedar closet in master and 4 drawers
  • Starboard side features queen in rear cabin
  • Starboard side fatures twin in forward cabin
  • Guest head with separate shower
  • Flooring upgraded to waterproof Vinyl planking
  • Blend of wood finishes 
  • Wilsonart laminates throughout
  • Hull covered in wall carpet
  • All headliners replaced with marine plywood and wrapped with foam lined vinyl
  • Upgraded LED lighting
Engines & Mechanical
  • Twin 30 hp Volvo Penta MD2030 diesel Engines - Appx 2500 hours
  • Volvo Penta S130 sail drives
  • 3 blade Kiwi feathering propellers
  • 3.5 KW NextGen Generator
  • Hurricane on demand hot water & Heating
  • Domestic 16,000 BTU Reverse cycle AC/Heater
  • Domestic 10,000 BTU Reverse AC/Heater
  • Adler Barbour Cold Machine CU-100 condensing unit with evaporator plate
  • Mainsail - Radial cut Hydra-net square top (EP Sails)
  • Jib - Cross-cut dacton fully battented camberspar (EP Sails)
  • Screecher  - Kevlar/carbob composite
  • Spinnaker (Asymetrical) with Sock - Nylon
Deck and Hull
  • Fiberglass hardtop with aluminium arch
  • Isenglass enclosure
  • Custom sun shades
  • Magna BBQ with built in propane tank
  • Cockpit seating with removable table
  • Adjustable Captain's chair
  • All lines run neatly to cam clutchs into cockpit
  • (2) storage lockers in aft of cockpit.
  • Harken 44 Classic power winch
  • Harken 40 2 speend winch for spinnaker
  • Stainless Steel bow rails with integrated seats
  • Stainless Steel stanchions
  • Stainless Steel vinyl-coated lifelines
  • (2) Stainless Steel Fishing Rod holders
  • (6) Watertight Bomar Hatches
  • (6) Watertight Stainless Steel port windows.
  • Large watertight Forepeak lockers for storage
  • LED running, anchor, spreader, steaming and foredeck lighting
  • 1500W electric windlass with manual override
  • 60lb Rocna Anchor
  • Swim ladder on Starboard Stern
  • Lifesling 



  • Ray marine Nav system with displays
  • Volvo guages for RPM, temp and alternator outputs 
  • Duel engine audible alarms
  • Tank level monitors for Diesel and Water
  • DC and AC Current monitors for voltage
  • GPS antennae and receiver
  • (6) 180W solar panels
  • Blue Seas distribution panels
  • MPPT Charge controller
  • Link battery Monitor
  • (6) 6V AGM Batteries - 620 AMPS
  • (2) 600 CCA Entiine Starting batteries
  • Pure Sine Inverter/charger
  • West Marine Dinghy
  • 15hp yamaha
  • Custom cover with straps

West Coast Yachts 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.

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