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9 Lives40' Manta 1997

Saint Augustine, FL


  • Yacht Details 40' Manta 1997
  • Location Saint Augustine, FL
  • Engines Volvo
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedAug 25, 2021
  • Asking Price$160,000
  • Cruising Speed7 kn
  • Maximum Speed
  • Max Draft

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Denison Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by The Catamaran Company.

Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. A yacht buyer should instruct his yacht broker, or his boat surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


  • Cruising Speed: 7 kn
  • Beam: 21'
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 100|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 100|gallon
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 2

9 Lives Yacht Description

The US built Manta catamarans have developed and maintained a loyal following of
knowledgeable cruisers. These yachts are known for their sound construction, excellent
performance, and full compliment of factory installed cruising gear. 9 Lives is no exception, and
after a recent refit at the Hinckley yard in Savannah she is sporting a new rig and sails that have
her primed for her next adventure. Don't let this one sail away without you!

Boat Highlights

Entering the salon from the spacious cockpit: A beautiful custom-made inlaid wooden dining table
sets the tone for this immaculately maintained yacht. Seating for six is provided at the well
upholstered navy blue fabric-covered settee. Aft to stbd is a built-in cabinet with a TV and storage
below. To port forward is a huge top-loading Adler-Barbour refrigerator with a separate toploading
freezer. The chart table is to port with easily accessed electric panel below. The U-shaped
galley is aft of the chart table on the port side of the salon and features deep, double S/S sinks, 3
burner Princess stove and oven and microwave. The port hull is dedicated to the owner's comfort
with a fore and aft queen berth, cedar-lined hanging locker and several drawers for storage and
spacious head with separate shower forward and four shelf pantry and teak bookcases between
port side cabin and head. The starboard hull has an athwart-ships queen berth aft w/storage
drawers and cedar-lined hanging locker, a mid-ship's head w/separate shower and single berth &
hanging locker forward. Between stbd side cabins are book shelves and six custom-built-in tool
drawers w/tools.
As is the custom with Cat's, the huge cockpit accommodations on 9 Lives leaves little to be desired.
Seating for eight plus helm-seat makes for pleasant evenings at anchor, on the dock, and while
under way. Door entry into the salon with separate screen door is airy and accommodative.


Top-loading 10 cu ft Adler-Barbour 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 (propane tank not provided). Hot & cold pressure
water with spray attachment. Manual cold FW pump into sink. Additional filtered spigot for
drinking water in sink. SS 12 gal Force 10 hot water heater, (new in 2006) Numerous storage
cabinets in galley. Kitchen timer. Custom dining table with storage for two folding chairs

Deck & Equipment

Partial bridge deck/netting forward of the main cabin (bow) provides awesome space for enjoying
the outdoors. Aluminum arch over cockpit provides full support for solid aluminum cockpit cover.
Aft of the cover are three lazzarettes, propane grill, and block & tackle for dingy storage.
Full battened Doyle Main (2016) with 3 reef points, lazy jacks and 'stack-pack' style sail cover.
2nd reef point is jiffy reef rigged..
Tides Marine Sail Track and Slides
Self-tacking Camberspar jib (2016).
SS standing rigging (replaced in 2017).
Polyurethane coated alum mast & boom.
1.5oz nylon asymmetrical spinnaker with sock, winch, halyard & bridal system.
Harken 2 speed #44 electric winch in cockpit.
Extra main halyard.
All running rigging is color coded (all halyards/sheets replaced 2016)
Sun screens P/S and aft.
Custom wood cockpit table.
800W Maxwell anchor windlass
60# Manson Supreme primary anchor
45# Delta anchor
Fortress FX-23 aluminum anchor
225’ - 5/16” primary chain rode
300’ - ¾” three strand rope rode on reel.
300’ - 5/8” double braid line on reel.
AB 10’-6” Aluminum bottom dinghy w/ 15 HP 2 stroke Yamaha outboard w/ spare parts for
All seacocks are Forespar Marelon.
Webasto hydraunic heating system. Fan coil units in salon and owners head.
Ship’s brass clock and barometer.
Engine spare parts.
Tools in custom drawers on stbd side.
Spare saildrive zincs..
Spare 60A alternator.
Each Volvo engine has a Groco bronze seawater strainer and dual Racor 210 fuel filters.
Cockpit enclosure.
Magma propane gas grille w/ separate 10 lb aluminum tank.
Honda EU 2000i portable Generator

Electronics & Navigation

Garmin 4210 Chart plotter.
Garmin GMR 18 HD Radar.
Garmin GMI 10 Wind instruments.
Garmin GHP 12 Autopilot.
Comar Dual Channel AIS receiver.
B&G Network Quad spd/depth/log/temp.
Garmin 76
(2) Faria in hull depth sounders (one in each hull)
ICOM IC-M802 SSB radio.
ACR 406 EPIRB (Good through 10/19).
Standard Horizon GX5000S VHF at nav. station w/speaker, hailer and masthead mounted antenna.
Standard Horizon remote RAM mike at helm.
Standard Horizon HX471S handheld VHF with charge base at nav. station (serviced and new
battery in 2012).
Garmin 76 GPS at nav. station
Exhaust temperature alarms for each engine at helm.
Polaroid 17” LCD TV w/ RCA DVD/Blueray player.
Boss AM/FM/CD Stereo w/4 speakers.
Garmin GPS 45 Handheld GPS
Standard Horizon handheld VHF
new house bank batteries 6 x 6 volt x 208 amp.

Electrical, Power & Plumbing

(4) 125W Kyocera solar panels w/ dual Blue Sky controllers and IPN – Pro Remote.
Air – X wind generator with run/stop switch.
(2) Cruisaire 13,000 BTU reverse cycle A/C & heat w/digital thermostats.
3000W Victron Energy inverter/charger w/ VE.Bus remote
(4) interior 12V fans.
(2) solar ventilators.
(2) 30A shore power cables and adapters
Xintex S-2A propane control with (2) remote gas sensors.
(6) T-125 Plus 6 volt 240Ah Trojan wet cell battery house bank (new 2015). Charged by solar, wind
generator, engine alternators or shore power via Victron inverter/charger.
(1) Group 27 AGM starting battery charged by auxiliary circuit from solar panels or via Balmar
Duocharge from house bank. (2017)
LED lighting in main salon, galley and berths.
(2) 2200GPH bilge pumps (one in each hull) with Ultra Pump switches
Water Witch high bilge level alarm system.
Tank Systems monitor for holding tank levels.
(2) 100A Balmar engine driven alternators with external MC-612 regulators.

Additional Information

Viking 6 man liferaft
(4) ABC-10 fire extinguishers.
Fire Blanket.
Horseshoe life rig with MOB pole and strobe light.
Ditch bag


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 desired validated. Photos may not properly reflect the current condition of the actual vessel offered for sale. In some cases stock photographs may have been used.

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