Cruising Catamarans For Sale

Asking: $236,000 (USD)

Location: Kemah, TX

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S/V "Tex Pie" is a Texas based 1998 Manta 40 Owners Version -SOLD!!

This Boat Owner requires financial settlement only ... trades will not be considered!!

S/V “Tex Pie” is a blue water cruising catamaran and is offered for sale by her owner. This is the perfect turnkey catamaran. The US built Manta catamarans are proven blue water cruising catamarans and maintained a loyal following of knowledgeable cruisers. These yachts are known for their sound construction and excellent performance. Designed for easy single handling, but can also accommodate a family. Inside the cabin you’ll find one of the best owner/operator layouts available. The horseshoe shaped galley, navigation station and dinette are in the main cabin. The hulls are reserved for the 3 staterooms which sleep 6 comfortably and 2 heads both with separate shower stalls.

The port hull features the owner’s suite with a private cabin and large head and shower. The Owner’s Master Stateroom is aft and has a queen size bed with plenty of head room, a cedar lined double hanging locker and plenty of drawers, cabinets and cubbies. The companion way leading forward has beautiful custom teak shelving and cabinets. The owner’s head with is perfectly appointed with a large separate shower, vanity with storage below, large mirrored storage cabinet and electric fresh water toilet.

The starboard hull features an aft VIP guest stateroom with queen size berth, a cedar lined hanging locker and plenty of drawers and storage. A custom teak bookcase is in the companionway. The guest head can be accessed from companionway or the forward guest stateroom. The guest head includes a separate shower stall, vanity with storage below, a large mirrored storage cabinet and electric fresh water toilet. The starboard hull also includes the washer/dryer.

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In the light and airy salon has expansive windows offering unparalleled views and includes the galley, dinette and navigation station. The large fully equipped galley is open to the salon and is laid out like a real kitchen with plenty of counter space and cabinets. The top loading refrigerator and separate freeze are 10 cubic ft and have plenty of room. With the large refrigerator/freezer and pantry there is ample room to stock up for cruising. The dinette can seat 8 with storage ottomans. There is plenty of room in the nav station for charts and storage. The nav station also includes the AIS, SSB, VHF, GPS and battery monitor. The electrical system is well organized with labeled fuses and pull through lines.

The cockpit is roomy, safe and has a ¾ enclosure (new in 2017). All lines lead to the helm for safe piloting. There are 3 large storage boxes at the stern and 2 cockpit storage lockers offering lots of space for storing equipment and supplies. The SLING SEAT is the best seat on the boat and has been used for a nap or two.

“Tex Pie” is equipped with a fully battened main sail utilizing a Profurl In-Boom Furler and a self-tacking, fully battened jib with Camber Spar and down haul system. The sail configuration makes for easy single handling. An Asymmetrical Spinnaker and separate winch is also part of the sail inventory. When the motors are needed there is plenty of power to push through the water with Volvo MD2030 engines and S120 saildrives.

“Tex Pie” is loaded with options and completely cruise ready.


  • Port hull ensuite Owner’s cabin with queen bed
  • ProFurl in-boom furling system
  • NextGen Power 5.5KW generator -2012 (new powerhead 2016) approximately 800 hrs
  • 600 watts of Solar Power
  • 17gph Watermaker
  • Two CruiseAir A/C units with digital thermostats- 2018
  • Manta lightning protection upgrade package
  • Raymarine 48 mile radar with digital radome- 2013

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Builder Endeavor
Year 1998
Designer Manta Enterprises
Construction sandwich cored fiberglass
Flag USA
Length Overall: 39’8" (12.1 m.)
LWL: 39’0" (11.9 m.)
Beam: 21’0" (6.4 m.); 53% LOA
Bridge Deck clearance: 2’; 5% LOA (min)
Draft: 3’8" (1.12 m.)
Displacement: 13,000 lbs. (5,897 kgs.)
Disp/Length:: 97.8
Bruce Number: 1.2
SA/Disp: 23.1
Mast Height: 59’6" (18.2 m.)
Sail area: 883 ft² (82 m² )
Sail Inventory: fully battened main sail with Profurl In-Boom furler
self-tacking, fully battened jib with Camber Spar.
Asymmetrical Spinnaker
Engines: 2 x Volvo MD 2030 with 1 -120S & 1 - 130S saildrives
Engine Hours: 3400
Interior Headroom: 6’4" (1.93 m.)
Cabins: 3
Heads: 2
Engine hours: 4900
Holding: 2 - 20 gallon holding tank. (151 ltr.)
Fuel: 100 gal. (378 ltr. )
Water: 100 gal. (378 ltr.)

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Boat Inventory


  • Port side as an Owner’s cabin with queen bed
  • Owner's private head complete with huge master shower
  • Starboard quarters feature a rear private cabin with queen bed
  • guest head with separate shower
  • forward cabin with twin bed


  • 12V Adler Barbour Super Cold Machine- 10 ft³
  • Seaward Princess 3 burner stove with oven
  • 20lb propane tank, with shut-off solenoid
  • 12V galley exhaust fan
  • Abundant countertop space
  • Dual stainless steel sinks

Nav Station:

  • Standard Horizon GX2150 with Matrix AIS VHF
  • ICOM M802 SSB radio with AT140
  • GPS port
  • Xantex Linklite Battery Monitor- 2016
  • 12V, telephone, and NMEA outlets

Owner’s suite / port hull:

  • Owner’s Master Stateroom is aft. A large custom bookcase and cabinet are in the companionway
  • Queen berth arranged fore and aft
  • Cedar-lined closet with louvered doors
  • Storage lockers and drawers
  • 110V outlet, and 12V outlet
  • Private head with Jabsco Quiet Flush electric toilet and large separate shower forward

Owner’s private head and shower:

  • Jabsco Quite Flush freshwater toilet
  • Large mirrored storage cabinet
  • Large separate shower

Owner’s Starboard Hull:

  • A large custom teak bookcase
  • VIP Guest stateroom- starboard hull
  • Queen sized athwartship berth
  • Cedar-lined closet with louvered door
  • Ensuite head with separate shower and Jabsco Quiet Flush electric toilet
  • Double berth
  • Custom overhead storage cabinet
  • Splendide washer/dryer combo unit


  • Vesper Marine XB-8000 AIS class B - 2016
  • Raymarine A65 touch screen chartplotter
  • Raymarine 48 mile radar - 2013
  • B&G Network Quad: Speed, Wind, Auto-Pilot, and DGPS instruments
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio with AIS receiver GX2150 Matrix AIS+, and hailer at helm
  • Standard Horizon handheld VHF
  • ICOM M802 SSB radio with AT140
  • Ritchie 5” Powerdamp Compass
  • KISS-SSB Counterpoise Ground-Plane- 2013
  • Hi-Gain Antenna (VHF) on radar arch,& mast
  • AWI Windspeed and Lightning Deflector
  • Glomex TV/Stereo antenna at masthead
  • ALFA wi-fi booster antenna and USB cable
  • WirieAP+ Wifi Booster- 2016
  • Vizio 19’ LCD TV
  • Sony Stereo
  • 2 JBL speakers in salon and 2 waterproof speakers in cockpit- 2016
  • Hand-held spotlight


  • NextGen Power 5.5KW generator -2012 (new powerhead 2016) approximately 800 hrs
  • Six 6V Trojan T145 lead-acid batteries (780Ah total) with PulseTech conditioners- 2016
  • Two dedicated engine start batteries with isolators and combiners- 2017
  • Xantex Linklite Battery Monitor - 2016
  • Four Siemens 75 watt solar panels
  • 2 Renogy 150 watt solar panels (new 2017)
  • BlueSky 1524ix MPPT Solar slave controller
  • Bluesky 3000i MPPT Solar Cont (new 2017)
  • Xantrex 3000 inverter - 2016
  • 55 amp IOTA DLS-55 multi-stage battery charger- 2016
  • 12V fan ventilation for electrical panel/battery charger compartment
  • Two 60amp alternators on Volvo engines
  • Two 50 ft 30amp shorepower cords
  • Galvanic isolator/zinc saver


  • Village Marine No-Frills 450 120AC Watermaker (17gph)
  • 100 Gallon aluminum water tank
  • Seaward 12g water heater
  • Shurflo FloJet water pump
  • Two Jabsco Quiet Flush electric heads with Y valve
  • Two 20 gallon holding tanks
  • Two Jabsco macerators
  • Two TankWatch holding tank alarms
  • Two Rule 500 shower sump pumps
  • Two Rule automatic 2000 gph bilge pumps
  • Two manual Whale Gusher bilge pumps

Deck Equipment and features:

  • Vinyl soft-top bimini with window
  • O’Sea 40 gauge dodger- 2017
  • Polycast 3/8” acrylic tinted salon windows and sunscreens
  • Salon window covers- 2016
  • Adjustable helm seat with foot rest
  • Three large fiberglass storage boxes on stern
  • Search light and remote control
  • Vinyl coated polyester trampoline between the forward bows- 2014
  • Anchor saltwater washdown system on bow
  • Dockside water connection
  • Stainless Dinghy davits, with 6:1 lifting tackle
  • Stern hot/cold shower
  • Weber grill and cover
  • Bosun’s chair

Sails and rigging:

  • Harken 12V 44 two-speed electric self-tailing winch in cockpit
  • Harken 42 self-tailing winch
  • Harken 8 kicker winch
  • Total Sail Area= 833 sq ft
  • Fully Battened Main with full roach- 2012
  • ProFurl in-boom furling system
  • Rigid boomvang
  • Dutchman boom brake
  • Self-tacking, fully battened jib with Camber Spar- 2012
  • Topping lift, and lazy jacks
  • Asymmetrical cruising spinnaker with sock and separate winch
  • Jib downhaul system
  • Running backstays
  • All sheets led aft to helm with deck organizer/clutches
  • Stainless rigging- 2014

Mechanical Equipment:

  • Two 29hp Volvo Penta MD 2030 Diesel engines with Sail Drives- approx. 3400 hrs.
  • Two CruiseAir HVAC systems with digital thermostats- 2018
  • Flex-O-Fold 2 blade folding propellers- 2012
  • Puratec fuel cleaner
  • Racor fuel filter systems on main engines and genset
  • Reverso Oil change pumps for main engines and genset
  • Emergency tiller
  • Engine room lighting
  • Fuel Tanks: Aluminum (100 Gallons)
  • Engine manuals/spare parts

Anchors and Docking:

  • Maxwell VWC1200 electric windlass and deck switch
  • 20kg Bügel anchor with swivel and 150’ of high-test 5/16’s chain
  • 44lb Delta Fast-Set anchor with swivel
  • Fortress FX-23 anchor with 10ft of 5/16’s high test chain, and 200 feet of 5/8’s nylon rode
  • 400ft of 8-plait rode, and 10ft of chain on each end for use with sea anchor
  • Jordan series 120 cone Drogue
  • Dock lines, fenders

Safety Equipment:

  • EPIRB- ACR 406
  • Buoy rescue light
  • Wood/Foam through-hull plugs
  • Safety harnesses, tether’s, and jacklines (2)
  • Coast Guard required safety items- fire extinguishers, flares, throwable device
  • Lifesling System
  • Fire Blanket
  • Manta lightning protection upgrade package
  • Manual search light
  • Rigging cutters

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