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Custom C&C 40

Custom C&C 40

£37,250 VAT paid

Built: 1969
Currently lying: River Exe, UK - United Kingdom

This listing contains some provisional information: details may change

Manitou is a 1969, 40ft C&C with an incredible history! Manitou was the winner of the Canadas cup in 1969!!!

"In 1969 the Royal Canadian Yacht Club accepted a challenge from the Cleveland Yachting Club for the Canada Cup. The RCYC produced three potential defenders all designed by Cuthbertson and Cassian and built by Erich Bruckmann which were BAGATELLE, TRUE NORTH and MANITOU. MANITOU won the defender trials and went on to decisively defeat the US challenger NIAGARA by a margin of 4-0."


Here you have the opportunity to own a boat with a true racing history being the winner of the 1969 Canadian Cup!! Along with an excellent inventory of sails ready to take her racing or cruising. Manitou has multiple Atlantic crossings under her belt and will comfortably cruise at 8 to 9 kts. Overall she is well balanced and thrilling sailing machine!

Manitou will make a perfect racing boat for any competitive sailors or an ideal racer cruiser for any sailing enthusiasts.

Now lying on the River Exe she has found a loving owner who has ensured she was kept in a pristine condition. Recently having her hull vinyl wrapped to give her a spectacular finish.

With a solid hull without any sign of osmosis.


New Main Sail

New Lazy Jacks for main

New asymmetrical spinnaker

she currently has 2 mainsails, 3 spinnakers, 2 trisails and 2 Genoas.

Bowsprit for asymmetrical management

45hp Ford engine in excellent condition.

Vinyl wrapped hull in red - 2018

Garmin chart plotter & Raymarine chart plotter

Radio with speakers around the boat.

VHF RADIO & Repeater to cockpit

4x deep cycle house batteries.

2x large solar panels

2 hob cooker with grill and oven.

Salt water pump and fresh water pump.

Marine toilet.

3x manual bilge pumps

1x electric bilge pump

Complete with a full set of racing winches with multiple winching points ensuring you can have multiple crew members winching a sheet to ensure the fluidity of sail changes.

Adjustable backstay with pressure gauge.


LOA: 40 ft

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