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2006 Antares Antares 44i

Stuart, Florida, United States


Blue is a gorgeous, ready-to cruise 2006 Antares. She is outfitted with all the equipment, upgrades and luxuries to set sail on your dream trip, whether it ranges from circumnavigation to coastal excursions. Blue has many upgrades that you won’t want to miss. This is the best catamaran out there to experience amazing sails and sunsets wherever the wind may take you.  

Blue will be moving to Stuart, FL in November.


Basic Boat Info

Price: US$579,000
Boat Name: Blue
Make: Antares
Model: Antares 44i
Year: 2006
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: PDQ
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 44 ft
Waterline Length: 43'6 ft
Beam: 21'9 ft
Min Draft: 4 ft
Displacement: 22,500 lb
Bridge Clearance: 62 ft
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3YM30
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 29hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Year: 2006
  • Engine Hours: 3600
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3YM30
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 29hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Year: 2006
  • Engine Hours: 3550
Total Engine Power: 58hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 150 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Multi-Hulls, Cruisers


GSYC - Sailboats Co-Brokerage is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Rhumb Line Yacht Sales.


Blue’s salon is beautifully laid out. With its cherry wood throughout and vast windows, the space is open and very welcoming. The settee is L-shaped and center in the salon. It is elevated on a platform for increased visibility and provides storage underneath. The table is designed to drop down to coffee table height or raise for dining. There are folding corners that allow the table to be larger or smaller depending on the crowd. There is an entertainment/storage unit on the aft salon wall. It is 19" deep has 2 cupboards and 2 drawers. There is additional storage for entertainment equipment and guide books. 

  • Splendide washer/dryer combo unit
  • Teak and holly floor
  • Overhead hatches w/Oceanair blinds/screens
  • Blue Ultrasuede upholstery
  • 2 Hella fans
  • Phantom screen on sliding door to cockpit
  • Bose audio speakers with subwoofer
  • Custom carpets for all floors

The galley is on the port side of the vessel. It is easily accessed by "household" steps and is open to saloon. The craftsmanship of the cabinetry is phenomenal and the cherry wood is throughout.

  • Corian counters in "blue" color
  • 7.3 ft capacity fridge
  • 4.3 ft capacity separate chest freezer
  • Coastal Climate Electronic Thermostats (fridge & freezer) (new 2016)
  • 3-burner Princess propane stove
  • Propane oven
  • Microwave/convection oven
  • Multiple 110 outlets
  • Propane solenoid switch
Master Head

The master head is forward on the starboard side. It has a large sink/counter area with Corian counters and a spacious vanity above. The shower is separated with an acrylic shower door which keeps the rest of the head completely dry.

  • Shower sump pump
  • Corian counters
  • Stainless under mount sink
  • Stainless taps
  • Towel rack/towel ring
  • Mirror on door
  • Vanity cabinet with storage shelves
  • Fresh water electric macerator head
  • Overhead hatch w/Oceanair blind
  • 110 outlet
  • Water save shower head
Master Cabin

The master cabin is located on the starboard side of the vessel. After descending 2 "household" stairs, the starboard hull is dedicated to the master with a large stateroom, dressing area and oversized head. The same beautiful cherry cabinetry is throughout.

  • Standard queen size berth (no custom sheets needed)
  • Ventilation pads under mattress
  • 2 Hatches - 1 w/Oceanair blind and 1 with a screen
  • Bedside table w/2 drawers
  • 4 storage drawers under berth
  • Multiple storage areas in stateroom and dressing area
  • Escape hatch at the foot of the berth
  • Huge storage area under berth
  • Electric fan
Aft Guest Cabin

On the port side, aft of the galley is the 1st guest cabin. Laid out similar to the master, it also boasts a true queen sized bed and many storage cabinets. It also has a very large storage area under the berth. Two hatches; one with Oceanair blind and another with screen.

3rd Guest Stateroom

The 3rd guest stateroom is forward of the galley on the port side. There is a double berth and massive storage compartments below. There is also storage beneath the mattress and on the side of the bed as well.

  • Overhead hatch w/Oceanair blind
  • Hook and mirror on back of door
  • Hella fan
2nd Head

Blue has a second head located forward on the port side. 

  • Fresh water electric macerator head
  • Wet shower

All lighting has been converted to LED in fall of 2017.

  • Aft cabins - 2 overhead LED lights on dimmer, 2 LED reading lights
  • Master dressing area has 2 LED lights
  • Head - 2 LED
  • Shower - 2 LED
  • Galley - 3 LED overhead lights plus under cabinet halogen lights
  • Saloon- 5 LED overhead lights on dimmer & center overhead, 2 LED reading lights mounted on forward bulkhead
  • Cockpit-4 overhead  LED lights mounted on hardtop
  • Generator compartment-1 intensity fluorescent
  • House battery compartment-1 intensity fluorescent
  • Mast-2 spreader and 1 foredeck light
  • Stainless steel wheel with King spoke
  • Rudders are skegged for extra strength and stability
  • Whitlock shaft drive "MAMBA" system
  • Rudders linked by stainless steel tiller bar
  • UHMW polyethylene bearings
  • Accommodation for emergency steering through transom stairs/emergency tiller
Safety Gear
  • VIKING RescYou PRO 8 pax off-shore raft (mounted at stern) (new 2014, fully serviced 10/17)
  • Jack lines
  • 8 Type II life jackets (West Marine "blue and yellow")
  • Revere JonBuoy (rail mounted) (new 10/17)
  • 4 Type III inflatable life jackets w/harnesses
  • Three tethers
  • 4 Fire extinguishers: Saloon, Starboard dressing area, Galley, Cockpit
  • Radar and AIS
Foredeck starboard locker

The forward locker on the port side houses the generator and a large area for storage.

Steps lead down into the vast 6' headroom space.

  • Northern Lights 6kw generator
  • Holding tank access (Y valve access)
Anchoring and Docking

Blue's anchoring and docking package consists of:

  • Primary: Rocna 33
  • Primary"  240' of G4 8mm chain and 200' x 3/4" nylon rode
  • Secondary: Fortress FX-23 Anchor
  • Secondary/Stern: 45lb Spade with 30' 5/16" BBB chain and 60' nylon rode
  • Factory upgraded Quick Rider 1400 electric windlass
  • Custom SS Anchor bridle with 3/4" nylon lines
  • 8 fenders, 1 ball fender
  • Dock lines
  • Boat hooks
  • 2 x 50ft 30 amp power cords
  • "Y" adapter 50 to 30 amp (125v250v)
  • Separate salt and fresh water wash down on foredeck for anchor chain and anchor
Generator Compartment
  • Northern Lights Generator
  • Storage for mops, brushes, etc
  • Y valve with locking mechanism for head holding tank.  No macerator pump needed to dump at sea…. Gravity drop.
  • Black water holding tank
  • Whale shower sump pump



ALL NEW SAIL PACKAGE AS OF OCT 2017 by Quantum Annapolis

  •  Mainsail - 60 sq meters - by Quantum in Cruising Dacron (10/17).
    • Fully battened
    •  2:1 main Dyneema halyard with a headboard block and shackle
    • Masthead swivel
    • Harken mainsheet traveller system mounted on hardtop
    • 6:1 Harken traveller controls accessible from cockpit
    • Harken sliding luff car system for Mainsail 
    • Main Tamer
    • Single line reefing for 2 reef points. Blocks attached to the mainsail to prevent chafe when reefed.
    • Power winch, Harken self tailing 48, 2 speed
    • Tell tales
    • Burgundy Sunbrella canvas sail cover
  • 95% Jib – 23 meters sq - Factory original - rarely used.
    •  Harken self tacking jib traveler installed on the foredeck
    •  Single Line Jib sheet lead to cockpit
    •  Halyard with snap shackle
    • Furlex 4000S Furling Gear
    • Tell Tales
    • Burgandy UV cover
  • 150% Genoa – 42 meters sq - by Quantum in Cruising Dacron - new 10/17.
    • Genoa Sheets
    • Harken self tailing 2 speed 44 winches.
    • Two winch handles.
    • White UV Cover
    • Harken self tailing 2 speed 48 winch for furling and sheet control
  • Code Zero -80 sq meters - by Quantum in CZ high strength Tri radial with Dacron UV Cover - New 10/17. 
    • Facnor FX4500+ top-down (New 10/17)
    • Stowable bowsprit mounted on front crossbeam.  
    • Auxiliary halyard fitted with a snap shackle
    • Code 0 sheets lead aft via fairleads.  Heavy Duty loops used to attach the upgraded blocks to the stern cleats.
  • Screecher -60 sq meters - by Mack Sails in Polyester- New 2012. 
    • Harken Code Zero furling
    • Stowable bowsprit mounted on front crossbeam.  
    • Spinlock XX0812 Line Clutch on bowsprit
    • Auxiliary halyard fitted with a snap shackle
    • Screecher sheets lead aft to Harken Fairlead Blocks. Heavy duty loops used to attach the upgraded blocks to the stern cleats
  • Spinnaker in Polyester with sock (2012)
  • Engine/Mechanical Overview
    • 2x 3YM30G 29 hp diesel engines (approx. 3600 hours, overhauled 2018)
    • 2x Custom Yanmar engine control panels in aluminum (new 2016)
    • 2x PYI/PSS Dripless Carbon Shaft Seals (new 2016)
    • 2x PYI 3-blade MaxProp classic propellers (factory refurbished 2016)
    • All new cutlass bearings (4x) (new 2018)
    • Engines are located mid-ship in sound shielded compartments
    • Spares kit which includes injector, fuel pumps, filters, gaskets, impellers, water pump, fuel filter housing and filter spares, Raycor filters, etc.
    • Engine room blowers to take heat from the engine rooms when the engines shut down.  When running the engines with the blowers off, gives adequate back feed fresh air to the engines for combustion
    • Shaft drive (1 ¼” shafts)
    • Alternators @ 50 amps/engine
    • Raycor dual 75/500 MAXD fuel filters – in line, vacuum gauges on top of filter
    • Fuel gauges
    • Twin 50 gallon aluminum diesel fuel tanks mounted mid ship below water line
  •  Generator
    • Northern Lights 6kw generator (overhauled in 2018)
    • Sound insulating box. 
    • Primary filter is Raycor diesel/water separator
    • Spare seals, belts, filters, thermostat, gaskets, o-rings, fuel pump assembly, injector, coolant pump assembly and spare seals
    • Complete maintenance log.
  • Cruiseair Air Conditioning
    • 2 x 6,500 BTU (aft staterooms), 1 x 16,500 BTU (salon)
Mast and Rigging
  • Dyform main shrouds and headstay (new 10/2017 by M-Rigging Annapolis)
  • Deck Stepped anodized aluminum Selden Mast, double diamond stay configuration
  • Main Tamer sail cradle
  • Running rigging lead through underdeck raceway to line clutch equipped cockpit winch pedistals
  • Anti-chafe sail rollers on Spreaders and rubber boots on lower spreaders
  • Conduit in mast for all electrical wiring
  • Steaming light. Installed a separate switch so that the steaming light can be extinguished when sailing, thus giving a back up to the tri-color light for sailing at night.
  • Tri-color navigation light
  • Spreader lights
  • Foredeck light


  • House Batteries: 12V/800Ah Maintenance Free AGM (New in 2015)
  • Starter Batteries (3x): AGM Marine 12V Batteries (New in 2015)
  • NorthernLights 6kW 120v generator (M673L) (Overhauled 2018)
  • 600W Solar on arch with dedicated Morningstar TriStar 60A PPT Controller (All new in 2016)
  • 175W Solar on Bimini with dedicated Morningstar TriStar 45A PPT Controller (Controller new in 2016)
  • 2x 50A Alternators on Yanmar main engines
  • Battery Monitor: Xantrex house battery monitor.  
  • Battery Combiner
  • Inverter: Xantrex Prosine 2.0, 2000watt Inverter Charger, True Sine Wave Output. Located under saloon settee with control panel next to Nav Station
  • Shore Power: 2 stainless steel 30 amp inlets mounted on starboard side. Two Siemans 30 amp heavy duty breakers mounted close to shore power inlets. Two 50 ft 30amp power cords with 50 amp splitter.
  • 12VDC: Paneltronics 24 5-15 amp breakers with a 100amp main switch.
  • Digital Voltmeter for reading all batteries, and an analog meter for reading load current.
  • Additional 10 breaker Paneltronics panel at the Helm Station. 
    • 110VAC: Paneltronics 11 breakers. Additional safety breakers either connect shore power or generator, not both. Can parallel the input such that only one shore power connection will work should you only want to hook up with a single 30 amp rather than 2 X 30 amp. 
Navigation & Boat Electronics
  •  Electronics
    • Main Helm Station
      • Raymarine AxiomPRO 12” (New 10/2017) with Navionics Gold Charts Caribbean and S. America
      • 2x Raymarine i70s Instruments (New 10/2017)
      • Raymarine p70s Autopilot Control Head (New 10/2017)
      • Raymarine SmartPilot S3 Autopilot with Lewmar servo
      • Raymarine depth, temp, speed transducer (port hull) (New 10/2017)
      • Garmin GPSMap 742 7” Chartplotter (New 10/2017)
      • Garmin BlueCharts for US, Bahamas, E. Caribbean, W. Caribbean 
      • Garmin Fishfinder & Sonar (starboard Hull) (New 10/2017)


    • Inside Helm / Navigation Station / Additional
      • Raymarine p70 autopilot control head (New 2016)
      • Raymarine QUANTUM Radar (New 10/2017)



  • Communications
    • Main Helm VHF - Standard Horizon GX2200 with AIS and GPS (new 2016)
    • Inside VHF - RAM3 Handset connected to VHF at Helm (new 2016)
    • AIS - Vesper Marine XB-6000 AIS transponder (new 2016)
    • ICOM IC-M802 HF Marine SSB/Ham radio with external speaker and Auto Tuner at Nav Station.  Dynaplate and copper mesh grounding. SSB antenna mounted on Port transom.
    • Pactor3 USB modem
    • ICOM Automatic Antenna Tuner
    • MoFI 4500 Wifi/LTE/4G/3G Router
    • WaveWifi RogueWavePRO Wifi with upgraded 21dB Omni antenna (new 2017)
  • Entertainment 
    • 12 V Audio System
      • Bose speakers in Saloon
      • Bose speakers for cockpit
      • AM/FM/CD player
      • Powered Subwoofer
    • Samsung 42in class LED Smart TV
    • Samsung Blue-Ray/DVD player
    • Shakespeare AM/FM - VHF Band separator on VHF antenna wired directed to entertainment area.
    • Cable TV/phone inlet by shore power connection
  •  Deck Hardware
    •  Spinlock Line clutches. There are 6 at the aft winch, 4 at the forward winch, and one on the bowsprit.
    • 2 Mooring cleats (12”) with one fairlead amid ships on each hull.
    • Mooring cleat (12”) with single fairlead on each stern
    • Mooring cleat (12”) on each transom
    • Stanchions (6) 30”-high with double lifelines per side
    • Grey AmSteel (Dyneema) lifelines (new 2017)
    • All stinles steel lifeline hardware, inc gates with pelican hoots at stern and transom both sides
    • Extra hand holds on stern for boarding
    • Recessed Swim ladder mounted on port side steps.  Easily deployed from in the water.
    • Upgraded and reinforced bow seats in pulpits
    • Toe-rail is clear anodized T section, mounted on external flange of both deck and hull
    • Fasteners are on 5" center
    • Rub rail provides hull protection
  • Chain Plates
    • Stainless steel through-bolted chain plates into primary reinforcements.
  • Front Beam 
    • Aluminum compression member that supports the forestay, wire bridle and tie-down for the trampoline. 
  • Trampoline
    • Net is woven and sewn Vinyl-dipped Dacron material for excellent comfort and durability. 
  • Davits
    • Stainless steel arch with integrated bench davit system. 
    • Elevated bench seat is 4 person constructed of Starboard.
    • Davit system is suitable for dinghies up to 12 ft in length.  Upgraded the lifting blocks.
    • Upgraded and reinforced arch in 2016
    • 12x18 propane BBQ Grill
    • LED Stern Light
    • Antenna for Weather 
    • Single Side band Antenna
  •  Cockpit
    • FRP bimini hardtop includes intrgral carbon fiber beam support for Harken traveler.
    • Stainless steel step to bimini top.
    • Two sliding hatches
    • Phantom retracting screen door
    • Full length hand hold offset to starboard
    • Double helm seat with reversible back rest.
    • Moveable step stool at helm
    • Sunbrella cockpit upholstery in Burgandy.  
    • 12 volt electrical panel.  
    • Full Burgandy Sunbrella with stratoglass cockpit enclosure.  Screens are sewn in to allow the stratoglass to be lowered for ventilation. (new 2018)
    • Burgundy Sunbrella sunshade between hardtop and davits with vertical white sunscreens hanging behind rear bench.
    • Cockpit speakers
    • Shower with hot and cold adjustment on port side line/propane tank locker
    • Fresh water hose connection for connecting to dock water on Starboard side
    • Marina Cable TV and phone hookup starboard side of the helm station
    • All line clutches for halyards, reefing, lines, sheets, boom brake, furling, and topping lift led aft to two winch stations.
    • 3-color LED Cockpit lights
    • EPIRB
    • At helm Station, 
      • Chart plotter, radio, wind, depth, etc instruments (see Electronics section)
      • USB power outlet
  • Deck Lockers 
    • Port forward locker with access to sail storage.  Bomar hatch.
    • Starboard forward locker with steps attached to outboard wall provide generator access. Bomar hatch.  
    • Center forward locker, Bomar hatch, with stainless steel ladder. Contains ship service batteries in fiberglass enclosure. Access to windlass motor, halyards & tunnel under bridgedeck
    • Cockpit lazarette with double door entry gives access to refrigeration compressors & steering components
    • Twin rope lockers with Starboard dividers creating 4 rope compartments. Each locker houses a 20 lb propane tank with external venting
    • Transom lockers with access to shaft steering system, water maker, etc.
    • (4) dive tank holders in port aft locker with dive tanks (new 2017)
  •  2 independent 75-gallon aluminum water tanks mounted amidships below water-line
  •  House water system is pressurized by a Jabsco Sensor - Max VSD water pump, flow rate 4.5 gal/min.
  • 0.5 micron drinking water at galley sink.  Spare filters.
  • Ability to designate draw from either port/starboard tank.  
  • 2 x 5 gallon Quick Nautic Boiler 20, hot water tanks, one in each hull, combination electric/engine heat
  • 30 gallon holding tank is located adjacent to the head(s). A "Y" valve is installed to select deck or overboard discharge. Configured so that it can be secured in the closed position.
  • Odor filter on black holding tank
  • Tankwatch 4 tank monitoring system is installed on holding tank and 2 water tanks
  • Rule 1500-gph bilge pump installed amidships in each hull.
  • Fresh water hot & cold hand held shower is located adjacent to port transom stairs.
  • Salt water wash down located in the anchor locker. Flexible hose attached.  Pump mounted in the port hull.
  • Upgraded Spectra Catalina Watermaker
  • 2 fresh water deck inlets in anchor locker
  • Fresh water hose inlet to allow hook up to dock pressure water. Do not have to run the on board water pump or drain the water tanks when hooked up
  • Holding tank pump-out
  • 2 fuel deck inlets
  • Spectra Catalina 300 water maker (12V fully automatic, 12gph nominal)
  • New main feed pump and feed pump motor (New 10/2017)
  • New membrane (2018)
  • New sensors (2018)


    • 10' 5" AB Double bottom inflatable (2007).
    • Yamaha 15HP 4-Stroke Outboard with Electric Start (New in 2015)
    • Two way inflation hand pump.
    • Locker seat, rain and splash proof mounted.  Storage for all the safety equipment
    • Danforth anchor, stainless chain and nylon rode
    • Appropriately mounted U bolts to secure dinghy on davits.
    • Lift straps
    • 5 gallon gasoline tank strapped down
    • Oars
    • Spare Parts kit

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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