1987 Marine Trader
40' (12.19m) LaBelle - Manana
Manana is hull #162 of the popular Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht. This vessel is known for her distinctive styling and beautiful teak interior and makes for a comfortable live-aboard. Once you see this beautiful boat, your Manana will be today!
- Jensen Beach Florida United States
- Fiberglass Hull
Spending in excess of $100,000, the sellers renovated and updated this immaculately clean and well maintained vessel in 2021-2022.
In the 1980’s many trawlers were built in Taiwan boatyards; Bestway Marine was considered one of the top boat builders of the day. These trawlers are known for being built to last, with incredible teak joinery. One family owned Manana until her current owners bought her in March, 2021. They have spent their time of ownership updating her, but health issues force them to put her on the market.
The folding mast meet the bridge clearance requirements for America’s Great Loop.
The entire exterior of Manana was professionally repainted by the current owners. The bottom was also painted when Manana was on the hard in Fort Pierce, FL. The teak interior has been cleaned and polished; there are no current leaks. The owners have also updated all of the flybridge electronics, had the engine and generator serviced, added a new davit system and dinghy, redecorated the entire interior with new furniture and décor, replaced the galley appliances, painted the heads, updated the safety equipment, replaced all of the head and galley fixtures, and replaced all of the aft deck furniture. They have even replaced the doorknobs as needed! Manana is ready to cruise.
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LOA: 40' " (12.19 Meters)
Type: Power - Used
Beam: 13' 6"
Bridge Clearance: 17' 11"
Draft Max: 3' 6"
Draft Min: ' "
Maximum Speed: Knots
Cruise Speed: Knots
Fuel Type: Diesel
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Tank: 350 Gallons (1324.89 Liters)
Fresh Water: 200 Gallons (757.08 Liters)
Holding Tank: 60 Gallons (227.12 Liters)
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1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Vessel Walk-Through
Manana can be boarded through an opening in her hand rail on either the starboard or port side. A starboard side sliding door leads into the salon at the inside helm. Sidewalks lead forward to the bow, or aft two steps up to the open aft deck. Double teak doors open into the salon from the aft deck. The flybridge is four steps up from the aft deck. There are six composite board steps down to the swim platform through a transom door to port on the aft deck.
The ensuite master stateroom is aft of the salon, four steps down. The galley is forward of the salon, four steps down, to port. The dinette is across from the galley, to starboard, on the same level. The VIP/Guest stateroom with ensuite split head is forward of the galley/dinette area.
Engine room access is through the removable hatches in the salon floor, or through an opening hatch under the galley steps.
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Accommodations
The salon on Manana is accessed either through the starboard side sliding door or through the double teak doors from the aft deck, and five steps down. There are four large, screened windows which slide open for ventilation. All of the windows have new white honeycomb one-finger shades and removable blue sun screens that are mounted on the exterior. The salon headroom is 6’ 6”. The salon is kept comfortable with its own Cruisair reverse cycle AC/heating unit. The four ceiling fixtures were all replaced with LED bulbs and courtesy lights were added beneath the windows valances in 2021.
The salon is tastefully decorated with two Crosley all-weather wicker loveseats and ottomans with neutral cloth cushions. The nautical themed décor continues with a rope floor lamp, a rope counter-top lamp, an area rug on the teak and holly sole, decorative accents, and throw pillows. The two decorator end tables are versatile and can also be moved to the aft deck or flybridge. A wine rack is located at the pass-through to the galley. All of the décor is new since March 2021.
There are four electrical outlets, two each to starboard and port. Teak handholds are on the ceiling, and the handrails up to the aft deck have lovely curved ends. There are two stainless steel handholds at the starboard side exterior door, and there is storage in the step at that door. The lower helm is located to starboard.
The operational lower helm station is to starboard.
The galley is forward of the salon, four steps down, to port. The sole is teak and holly. The current owners updated the galley since ownership, including: a Norcold N4000 12/110v Refrigerator/Freezer, a Kenyon 3 Burner Ceramic Cooktop, a Muave’ Microwave/Convection Oven/Grill, a grey “marble” Formica countertop, a Seagull IV water filtration system for drinking water, a large grey composite sink, and a one hand faucet with pull-down hose. They also added: a built-in pull-out spice cabinet next to the microwave, a utensil rack over the cooktop, two large storage drawers under the cooktop, and two additional recessed LED lights.
The galley on Manana has a good deal of storage, with beautiful teak cabinets with lattice doors including over the sink and the pass-through to the salon. A large louvered door cabinet is under the sink, as well as four small drawers. An opening portlight with screen is over the sink, there is an outlet for small appliances at the countertop, and the refrigerator/freezer has a lattice opening next to it for ventilation.
The galley ware with rubber ring bottoms, pots and pans, plastic drinkware, and utensils are all included and convey with the vessel. They have all had minimum usage.
Meals can be enjoyed on Manana at the dinette, to starboard, across from and on the same level as the galley. The teak and holly sole continues into the dinette. The two neutral fabric banquettes have a tri-fold teak table between them. The table converts to an additional berth with a cushion.
The dinette area features: an opening portlight with screen, teak cabinets with lattice doors for additional storage, a storage drawer under the forward banquette, an electrical outlet, and access to the electrical components at the lower helm.
The windshield over the galley and dinette areas has three windows; the center window opens for ventilation. The windows not covered by blinds have UV coverage for solar protection. There are also removable blue sun shades on the outside of the windows.
The master stateroom is located aft of the salon, four steps down. There is a teak and holly sole, a walk-around queen-sized berth, and headroom of 6’ 7”. Lighting in the master stateroom of Manana is provided by three LED ceiling fixtures and two reading lights over the berth. There are two large opening windows with screens to port, one large opening window with a screen to starboard, and a 20” x 20” opening hatch behind the berth. There are also two additional windows behind the berth with screened portlights. All of the windows have new white honeycomb one-finger shades.
There is ample storage in the master stateroom.
· To port: three double lattice doored cabinets with a shelf, three drawers, three cabinets, and a ¾ length lighted hanging locker
· Behind the berth: two lattice doored cabinets, and a shelf behind the berth under the reading lights
· To starboard: two double lattice doored cabinets with a shelf, a drawer, and a cabinet
· Across from the berth: a full length double doored hanging locker and a double lattice doored cabinet.
Other amenities in the master stateroom of Manana included a full-length wall mounted mirror across from the berth, a Cruisair reverse cycle AC/heating unit, a large dresser top with mirror and drawer to starboard, an electrical outlet, and a shelf in front of the windows for additional storage or décor.
The water tanks are located under the master berth. There is also access from the aft deck for emergency rudder control, with the rudders also located under the master berth. All of the decorator bedding is new since March 2021 and conveys with the vessel.
There is a beautiful teak door into the ensuite head, with a curved top and vented bottom. The master head also has the same teak and holly sole and was completely repainted since March 2021. There is a large opening window with a screen and new white honeycomb one-finger shade over the mirror over the vanity.
The separate stall shower features a bi-fold teak door with privacy Plexiglas, a teak lattice floor panel, and a light. The head is electric, with a new pump. Headroom is 6’5” in both the vanity area and the shower stall. All of the faucets, shower heads, towel bars, towels rings, hooks, and light fixtures have been replaced by the current owners.
There is storage in a cabinets and drawers. The head also features a small lighted mirror, an electrical outlet, a soap dispenser, and a fan.
Manana features a second stateroom, forward of the galley for guests. There is a beautiful teak door from the galley into the stateroom with a curved top and vented bottom. The stateroom features a full-sized berth on the bulkhead to starboard with one step on the port side. The decorator bedding has never been slept on. A 20”x 20” hatch over the berth was rebuilt and resealed by the current owners. The headroom in the VIP/Guest stateroom is 6’ 6”. A separate Cruisair reverse cycle AC/heating unit keeps the stateroom comfortable for your guests. A screened portlight to starboard provides ventilation.
There is a significant amount of storage in the VIP/Guest stateroom including: cabinets with lattice doors, drawers, a ¾ length hanging locker, and a lighted storage space under the berth. There is also a long shelf to starboard which can be used for storage or to display décor.
Access to the anchor locker is available through the two doors forward in the stateroom.
There is an ensuite split head, with the vanity in the main stateroom to port and a separate wet head to starboard. The freshly painted vanity has a screened portlight, a new faucet and towel ring, a mirror with light, and storage. The wet head has headroom of 6’ 4” and is freshly painted. There is a teak lattice floor grate, a new shower head, an LED ceiling light, an opening portlight, and a storage cabinet. The electric head has a new pump assembly.
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Deck and Hull
The entire exterior of Manana was professionally painted in May 2021. The non-skid deck has a nice grid pattern. The bottom was painted in June 2021. The handrails are also painted white, so there is no exterior teak to maintain. The current owners also replaced the lifeline.
Manana is professionally washed monthly and was detailed in April 2022. The bottom is cleaned monthly by a professional diver.
The foredeck of Manana features: two double fender racks, a teak burgee pole, a stainless-steel Samson Post, Powerwinch 603 windlass, and a 20kg Danforth style anchor with 300’ 5/8” rode. There is a stainless-steel chafe guard at each cleat. There are dual-trumpet horns to port.
The open aft deck on Manana will be a favorite place to unwind and relax to watch a sunrise with a cup of coffee, or a sunset with your favorite beverage. The patterned ceiling has a very unique tin-type design.
There is a cabinet to starboard with a Koblenz Sommelier Wine Refrigerator. The aft deck also features: four stainless steel hawse pipes, two “rocket launcher” style rod holders, five stereo speakers, a dimmable ceiling light added by the current owner, a Magma propane grill, and a bell. There is a pass-through to the flybridge. Double teak doors lead down into the salon, with a convenient teak handhold mounted over the steps.
The current owners furnished the aft deck with two Midland patio chairs, by Zipcode Design ($600 each) with canvas cushions and protective covers, and a Lucaya double ottoman with a Sunbrella fabric cushion ($470) with a protective cover. A large all-weather wicker deck box has two attached red cushions for guest seating, and two mounted stainless steel HYDDNice cup holders for your guests’ beverages. An outdoor area rug, a small end table, and an all-weather wicker trash bin complete the décor. The current owners spared no expense in the décor on Manana. They all convey with the vessel.
The deck box stores the propane tank for the Magma grill, a fold-up handicap ramp, Kent life-vests, the ditch bag, exterior décor pillows, and storage covers which all convey with the vessel.
There are four steps, with a sliding cover, from the aft deck to the flybridge to port. The large aft deck roof has stainless steel rails on both port and starboard. The lighted radar arch can fold either forward or aft.
There are storage cabinets to port and an L-shaped settee to starboard with dark blue canvas cushions, and storage beneath. The dark blue bimini, which was replaced by the previous owner, was removed and professionally cleaned and waterproofed in July 2022.
The Todd captain’s chair has a new cover. The helm station was extended, to port, to accommodate the new flybridge electronics. A new helm cover keeps the electronics out of the elements. The Plexiglas cover over the helm instruments was replaced; there is no Plexiglas windscreen, but the frame is still in place.
A new Norcold beverage refrigerator is to starboard, with chart storage. There are also courtesy lights and stereo speakers on the flybridge. The openness allows for good visibility while underway.
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Electronics
Samsung 26” “Smart” TV – 2021
Onkyo PX-C390 6-disc CD Player – 2021
Pyle PT7968T Multi-function Receiver – 2021
(4) Samsung Speakers
(9) Speakers – 5 on Aft Deck and 4 on Flybridge
The following are all new since March 2021:
(2) GPS 1223xsv Map Sounder
Garmin GMR 424xhd2 Radar
Garmin GXM 54 Weather Antenna
Airmar B774v Transducer
(3) Garmin GC12 Cameras – 2 in Engine Room, 1 on Stern
12” Radar Pedestal
Garmin G3 Vision Chip – Jacksonville, FL to Bahamas
Garmin Reactor 40 Hydraulic Core Pack with Smart Pump Autopilot
Garmin GRF10 Rudder Feedback and Extension Cable
Axis Single Channel Encoder
Garmin Port Expander
One empty dome on the radar arch for symmetry
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Engine and Mechanical
(2) Volvo TAMD41A Inboard Diesel Engines, 200 hp, Direct Drive with approximately 1200 hours
Port and Starboard Rudder Packing Glands replaced since March 2021
Port and Starboard Cutlass Bearings replaced since March 2021
(2) Engine water Pumps replaced since March 2021
All hull and shaft zincs replaced since March 2021
Oil changed June 2021
All hull and engine anodes replaced April 2022
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Electrical
(2) 30 Amp Power Cords with (2) 30 Amp Inlets
Onan 8kw generator with approximately 1600 hours; complete service and maintenance performed by current owners since March 2021
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Plumbing
(2) Electric Heads with the Macerator Pump Assemblies replaced since March 2021
Hot Water Heater – New since March 2021
(4) Bilge Pumps – New since March 2021
Water Pump – New since March 2021
Plastic grey water tank
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Safety Equipment
(3) Smoke and CO Detectors – all replaced since March 2021
Portable Fire Extinguishers – all current
(6) Kent Type 1 Life Jacket Style PFD (Approx. $70 each) - New since March 2021
Throw able Orange Life Ring - New since March 2021
ACR Global Fix v4 EPIRB Category 1 – New since March 2021
Ditch bag and contents including handheld EPIRB and GPS – New since March 2021
Stainless Steel Railing Lifelines – New since March 2021
(2) Boat Hooks – New since March 2021
All new lines since March 2021
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Dinghy Davit System
Custom transom mounted Dinghy Butler (Made in Maine) Davit System with Remote Control-New 2022
4000# Winch with dedicated DC breaker-New 2022
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Additional Unit
2021 Newport Vessels Inflatable Dinghy, 11’ 9”, with cover, storage bag, and storage bag for the seats
2022 Suzuki 15hp Motor
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Bridge Clearance
Bridge Clearance: Top of Bimini-15’ 2”
Top of Anchor Light: 17’ 11”
With Mast and Bimini Lowered: 14’ 5”
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Exclusions
The personal items of the sellers are excluded from the sale of the vessel, unless specifically stated as conveying with the sale.
1987 Marine Trader LaBelle 40 Motor Yacht Disclaimer
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.
- Engine Make: Volvo Penta
- Engine Model: TAMD41A
- Engine Year: 1987
- Engine Type: Inboard
- Drive Type: Direct
- Power HP: 200.00
- Fuel Type: Diesel
- Hours: 1200.00
- Engine Make: Volvo Penta
- Engine Model: TAMD41A
- Engine Year: 1987
- Engine Type: Inboard
- Drive Type: Direct
- Power HP: 200.00
- Fuel Type: Diesel
- Hours: 1200.00
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The next 20 years were spent in the boiler rooms of USN cruisers, destroyers, and aircraft carriers as he circumnavigated the globe. Tom retired from the Navy, having achieved the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer, and settled in southern New Jersey. He then spent 15 years as Director of Facilities in hospitals, nursing homes, and school districts before starting his own company managing homeowner and condominium associations.
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