This gorgeous Cape George 38, Manu Wai (meaning ‘Sea Bird’), was built as Cecil Lange’s personal sailboat. Cecil Lange, a master shipbuilder, and his sons started Cape George Marine Works in the 1970’s building William Atkin designed, blue-water capable, Cape George Sailboats. Manu Wai was built by Cecil Lange as his showroom boat for the company. She is currently in the water in the Port Townsend Marina, in the same town where she was built.
Manu Wai received a Major Refit in 2012-2013 at Cape George Marine Works, in the same shop where she was built. The boat has had many upgrades and has been well maintained throughout her lifetime. The Mercedes Benz Diesel Engine was rebuilt in 2003, New Standing Rigging in 2013, New LED Navigation and Interior Lighting in 2013, New Mast and Boom in 2013, New Bowsprit in 2013, New FRP Decks in 2013, New Bronze Thru-Hulls in 2013, New Mainsail in 2013 and much more (See ‘Specs’ for all the Details)!
On deck Manu Wai is very well laid out. It’s easy to maneuver from bow to stern with very wide side decks, a flat roofed cabin house and a large comfortable cockpit with cushions and a large Bimini with side-walls. The bright work on the bulwarks was just re-done.
Down below is extremely well laid out and voluminous. The Galley is located to starboard at the bottom of the companionway steps and has a Force 10 LPG Stove and Oven, a Double Stainless Steel Sink with Hot and Cold Pressure Water and has lots of cabinets and drawers for storage. A very large horizontal refrigerator is to port that doubles as a Chart Table. Aft of the Chart Table, on port, is a roomy quarter berth. Forward of the Galley is the Salon that has a single settee to port and a large L-shaped Dinette to starboard with a table that lowers to make a double berth. There is also a Newport Heater and lots of storage. Forward of the Salon to port is a hanging locker and other cabinets for storage. On starboard is a roomy head, with a Shower, a port light and storage. All the way forward is a large V-berth, storage and a hatch overhead.
Manu Wai has had many upgrades and is ready to sail!
Showings available by appointment, thank you!