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72 Skylounge Motoryacht

$695,000 CAD

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A 72’ yacht with the features, quality and layout of Mianopa is a rare find. In our opinion, this is one of the roomiest 72' yachts ever conceived. The interior is spacious and bright. The wide beam, broad open spaces, and the added bonus of a skylounge inspires comparisons to boats much larger. Featuring a four stateroom layout, updated Skylounge and dining area, a walk-in engine room, fishing cockpit and California deck. And true to Wendon’s style: simple yet robust and well-thought out systems make for reliable, enjoyable cruising, easy maintenance, and efficient operating costs. Mianopa has been maintained by thoughtful, experienced owners since new, and is now is being offered by her third owners.
Location Vancouver, BC
Condition Used
Category Motor Yachts
Overall Length
Year 1996
Hull Material Fiberglass
Hull Beam 19.83
Fuel Capacity 1350
Engine Power 1520.0
Engine 1 Make & Model Detroit 8V92TA
Engine 1 Type
Engine 1 Fuel diesel
Engine 1 Year
Engine 2 Make & Model Detroit 8V92TA
Engine 2 Type
Engine 2 Fuel diesel
Engine 2 Year
Elements of Mianopa

Mianopa is a well-proportioned yacht that makes full use of her interior living spaces, and then some, without sacrificing all-important storage. The feeling throughout is simple, functional elegance, with wide inviting areas. Her design inspires comparisons to quality yachts that are ten feet longer. 

Mianopa is an ideal yacht for the cruising couple who want the ability to cruise in comfort for extended periods, and still afford plenty of room for family, friends, or business guests. Her moderate displacement provides big boat performance and comfort, and her sensible design, and generous tankage makes it possible for a couple to further extend their summer voyages.

Throughout Mianopa

The flow of Mianopa's layout is simple yet pleasingly stylish. The salon, galley and dining areas are all designed on one level, saving one step, boosting Mianopa’s already bright open feeling.  

Board the large swim platform to the opening transom door to the lower cockpit; an ideal space for fishing or sunning. Then up five teak steps to the protected California deck with ample room to lounge al fresco. 

Sliding glass doors open to the expansive salon with large bright windows, storage lockers along both sides, smartly positioned hanging locker, entertainment cabinet and plush seating.

The full-sized galley is next, separate, but nicely integrated with the salon, with all the amenities, working space and storage needed for the chef to create.

Up one step to the forward dining area, reminiscent of the “country kitchen” designs found in much larger vessels.  There is a wet bar here and a pass through to and from the galley.

Also here are port and starboard doors to the side decks.

From the starboard side of the dining area, descend forward down broad steps to the accommodations area to the refreshingly wide and accommodating foyer. The VIP cabin with private head is forward, there are two private guest cabins to port and to starboard of the accommodations hallway, and the full-beam master stateroom is aft.

Back on the main deck, also from the starboard side of the dining area, ascend up to the skylounge with all helm controls, a large relaxed sitting area, and glass doors aft to the boat deck.

Whether guests are sitting or standing, all areas of the main and skylounge decks afford outstanding views.

Headroom throughout Mianopa’s main and skylounge decks ranges from 6' 4" to 6' 8".


Forward on the main deck, and to starboard, descend to the living quarters down refreshingly wide steps to the accommodations foyer.

Mianopa’s staterooms are arranged with the full beam master mid-ship, the VIP stateroom forward and the guest staterooms are located to port and starboard in the companionway.

The master and VIP staterooms each have ensuites and the third guest / day head is centrally located between the VIP and port guest stateroom. Each stateroom is quite large with ample storage.

The companionway between the staterooms is surprisingly wide and offers excellent mobility and comfort for owners and guests.


The salon, galley and dining areas are configured on one level with just one step up to the dining area, according the living space a very open and bright atmosphere.

The salon is beamy - almost 13 feet across. It is an elegant, wide and open space with luxurious sofas to port and starboard, a very comfortable occasional chair to starboard, and two coffee tables and a ottoman.

There is a hanging locker conveniently located immediately to starboard and there are storage lockers all along both sides of the salon with the entertainment cabinet aft and to port. There are pull-down shades for all windows.


The galley is U-shaped to port with the sinks outboard, and with abundant workspace to prepare the chef’s creations. The galley is open to the salon with raised bar to assist visual separation. There is a pass-through aft to the salon, and another pass-through to the dining area and wet bar forward.

  • Full size fridge/freezer
  • Miele 4 burner electric stove with covers to match the galley counter tops
  • Miele Oven
  • Roper dishwasher
  • Sharp microwave
  • Trash Compactor
  • Double sink
  • Corian countertops
  • U-shaped dining settee with leather upholstery
  • Wet bar with ample storage for all manner of glassware and bottles.
  • Leather upholstered bench with storage under
  • Broad windows
  • Port and starboard opening doors to the side decks and fore decks

Access to Maniopa’s expansive skylounge is via a curved staircase from the main deck. The enclosed skylounge adds tremendous value and provides owners and guests with another area superb for entertaining or quiet relaxing. During a passage, this is the heart of the vessel, where guests join the operator.

  • Teak and holly floor at the helm and wet bar, carpet in the lounging area just aft
  • Wet bar with large counter top, storage lockers and fridge/freezer
  • Two long settees port and starboard, also finished in brown leather, and with storage under
  • Double sliding glass doors aft to the boat deck

Mianopa's helm is an open and practical space with modern electronics and plenty of room to safely navigate and socialize while under way. To port there are several storage drawers and lockers and a chart desk. 

  • Two Stidd helm chairs in brown leather
  • Detroit-Allison electronic engine controls with manual override
  • DDEC engine monitors
  • Beautiful 3-spoke teak helm wheel
  • Naiad stabilizer controls
  • Wesmar bow and stern thruster controls
  • ComNav rudder angle indicator
  • Galaxy Aquameter compass
  • Bennett trim tab rocker controls
  • Bennet LED trim tab indicators
  • Electric remote servo spotlight
  • Lewmar windlass control
  • Three windshield wipers
  • Defrosters
  • Intercom
Boat Deck

Mianopa’s boat deck is accessed from the skylounge, or via a staircase from the California deck. Here is ample room for the tender, and other cruising toys such as kayaks and bikes, should you wish to add them.

  • 1996 13.5' Zodiac rigid inflatable tender
  • 2010 Mercury 4-stroke 40 hp outboard engine
  • Lowrance sounder
  • 1500 lbs power rotating davit
Main Deck

The swim platform features a large lazarette, robust removable staples. The swim platform is approximately 4 feet by 15 feet.

The cockpit features a wet bar with stainless steel sink, gas BBQ, and plenty of storage in numerous lockers and a full beam lazarette.

From the cockpit, there are five teak steps up to the California deck where one can access the side decks. The California deck is protected with a hard cover, and has built-in courtesy lighting. The length varies from 5' 2" to 6' 3", and it is 16.5 feet wide. 

  • Stairs up to boat deck and skylounge
  • Electronic engine and bow and stern thruster controls
  • Lewmar 3000 anchor windlass
  • 200 lb Navy anchor
  • 300' all chain rode
  • Fortress FX-37 spare anchor
Electronics and Navigation

Recently updated, well-laid out, user-friendly:

  • Garmin 12” chart plotter (new)
  • Garmin 12” radar (new)
  • Simrad VHF (new)
  • Probe Interphase forward looking sonar
  • Argonaut rear facing docking camera
  • Wendon monitoring panel for lights and pumps
Electrical System

AC and DC power services Mianopa through circuit breaker panels with appropriate voltage and ampere gauges. 110VAC is provided by 50 Amp shore connection, by either of two gensets, or, based on available house bank battery power, through the inverter.

At sea, the batteries are charged by engine or generator driven alternators and while at a dock, by the inverter / charger via shorepower.

  • Northern Lights 16 kW genset
  • Kolher 15 kW genset
  • Trace 3kW inverter
  • 6 x 8C house / inverter batteries
  • 2 x 8D engine start batteries
  • 2 x 12V G31 genset start batteries
  • 50 Amp shore power cord with Glendinning cable retrieving system
Engines and Mechanical Systems

The machinery space is another area where Wendon engineering is on display. It is a practical space with robust equipment and lots of room for Maniopa’s systems and for more cruising gear. It is clean and well-organized making maintenance less a chore.

  • AC and DC lighting in engine room
  • Twin Detroit Diesel V8 turbo 8V92TA electronic DDEC engines, 760hp each at 2100 RPM
  • Approximately 1,500 original hours
  • Dual Racor systems to each engine and genset
  • 2 x 5-blade 24 x 44.5” bronze propellers on 3.25” stainless steel shafts
  • Reverso oil change manifold for engine oil, both transmissions and genset
  • Wesmar 24V bow thruster
  • Wesmar 24V stern thruster
  • Naiad hydraulic stabilizers
  • PSS dripless shaft seals
  • Kariba clothes washer/dryer in vestibule in mid-ships guest cabin
  • Cable master port side 50 amp
  • Workbench with vice in engine room
  • High capacity bilge pumps
  • Espar hydronic closed loop hot water cabin heat system with thermostat and five separate fan controls
  • 96,000 BTU air conditioning / reverse cycle heat, with zone controls throughout boat 
  • 20 gallon hot water tank 

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.

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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 investigatge such details as the buyer desires validated. Price, if shown, may not include applicable state or government fees, taxes, destination charges, preparation charges, or finance charges (if applicable). Final actual sales price may vary depending on options or accessories selected. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, manufacturer revision, or withdrawal without notice.

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