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2011 Antares Antares 44i

Stuart, Florida, United States


This is a true world cruiser! Not only is she fully outfitted with all the latest options but her
design, construction and livability is unbelievable. This 44i was the seventh built at the new factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by world class specialty yacht builders.  

Basic Boat Info

Price: US$710,000
Boat Name: Escapade
Make: Antares
Model: Antares 44i
Year: 2011
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: 40GS
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: Volvo
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 40hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: Folding
  • Year: 2018
  • Engine Hours: 160
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 40hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: Folding
  • Year: 2018
  • Engine Hours: 160
Total Engine Power: 80hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 120 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.


The Saloon 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 saloon. 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 multiple drawers and cupboards. This unit also holds the washer/dryer and a Dometic ice-maker. There is a raised shelf for easy storage of charts as well.

  • Splendide washer/dryer combo unit
  • Teak and holly floor
  • Overhead hatches w/Oceanair blinds/screens
  • Off-white Ultraleather upholstery 
  • Central HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) control/thermostat
  • Dimmable LED room lights, plus center dome and reading lamps
  • 32” flat screen TV with Apple TV media system and helm navigation display option
  • Fusion stereo system with BOSE and Sony sound
  • 2 Hella fans
  • 3x 110VAC outlets plus 12VDC outlet
  • USB plug over counter
  • Customized backless chair at nav station
  • Phantom screen on sliding door to cockpit
  • Cherry wood throughout salon is in fantastic condition

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 "dark grey" color with stainless steel backsplash
  • Large deep double sink with single-lever high rise faucet and spray
  • 7.3 cu. ft. capacity fridge
  • 4.3 cu. ft. capacity separate chest freezer
  • 3-burner Princess propane stove
  • Princess Gourmet propane oven
  • GE Profile microwave/convection oven (new 2017)
  • Dimmable LED room lights and florescent countertop lighting
  • 3x 110 VAC outlets
  • Propane solenoid switch
  • Large port light and overhead hatch w/Oceanair blinds
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 with electric sump pump
  • Corian counters (light grey color)
  • Stainless under mount sink with stainless single-lever faucet
  • Shurflo electric marine toilet
  • Vanity cabinet with storage shelves
  • Mirror on door
  • HVAC outlet
  • Portlight and overhead hatch w/Oceanair blinds
  • 110VAC outlet
  • Toiletry accessories have been upgraded: soap dispenser, glass holder, toilet brush and towel bar
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)
  • Custom temperpedic mattress
  • Ventilation pads under mattress
  • 2 large portlights with Oceanair blinds
  • 2 hatches with Oceanair blinds
  • Bedside table w/2 drawers
  • 4 storage drawers under berth
  • 21” color TV with DVD
  • Dimmable LED room lights
  • Quartz halogen reading lamps
  • Bookshelf over bed
  • Independent HVAC control/thermostat
  • Multiple storage areas in stateroom and dressing area
  • Escape hatch at the foot of the berth
  • Hook and mirror on back of door
  • Hella fan
  • 110VAC and 12VDC outlets
  • Huge storage area under berth
  • Comforter and bed linens included
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 with mattress ventilation pads, large hanging closet and many storage cabinets. It also has a very large storage area under the berth, two large portlights and a hatch, all with Oceanair blinds/screens. Also dimmable LED room lights, quartz halogen reading lamps, bookshelf over bed, Hella fan, independent heating and AC control/thermostat, 110VAC and 12VDC outlets, hook and mirror on back of door, comforter and bed linens included.

3rd Guest Stateroom

The 3rd guest stateroom is forward of the galley on the port side. It has a double berth (incl. mattress ventilation pads) as well as a single crew bunk. There are extra drawers and storage cabinets as well as storage beneath the mattress.

  • Large portlight and overhead hatch w/Oceanair blinds
  • Quartz halogen reading lamps and overhead dome light
  • Hook and mirror on back of door
  • Hella fan and HVAC outlet
  • 4th single berth
  • Removable stainless and wood ladder for berth access
  • 110VAC and 12VDC outlets
2nd Head

A second head is located forward on the port side.

  • Shurflo electric marine toilet
  • Wet shower with electric sump pump
  • Corian counter (light grey color)
  • Stainless under mount sink with stainless single-lever faucet
  • Mirror on door
  • Vanity cabinets with storage shelves
  • Aft cabins - 2 overhead LED lights on dimmer plus 2 halogen reading lights
  • Master dressing area - 2 overhead LED lights on dimmer
  • Nav Station area (down) - 1 overhead LED light on dimmer
  • Master Head - 2 overhead LED lights
  • Shower - 2 overhead LED lights
  • Galley - 3 overhead LED lights on dimmer plus under cabinet florescent lights
  • Saloon - 5 overhead LED lights on dimmer, center domelight, 2 reading lamps
  • Cockpit - 4 overhead LED lights on dimmer
  • Generator compartment - 1 intensity fluorescent
  • House battery compartment -1 intensity fluorescent
  • Mast - 2 halogen spreader lights + steaming light, LED masthead tri-color/anchor light
  • Saloon plus cockpit and aft hull steps - LED night lights
  • Stainless steel wheel
  • Whitlock shaft drive "MAMBA" system
  • Rudders are skegged for extra strength and stability
  • Rudders linked by stainless steel tiller bar
  • UHMW polyethylene bearings
  • Accommodation for emergency steering through transom stairs/emergency tiller
Safety Gear
  • ACR Globalfix PRO 406 GPS EPIRB
  • ACR Aqualink PLBs (1)
  • ACR “ditch/grab” bag
  • Winslow 6-person life raft (recertified 11/16 - good until 11/19)
  • ICOM handheld VHF marine/aviation radio (M72 “submersible plus”)
  • ORION flare gun with 10 cartridges
  • Adventure Medical emergency kit
  • Spinlock deck vests (2 of auto-inflate with strobes, whistles, knives, lanyards for lifelines)
  • Deck life lines (2 of 2” webbing)
  • Extra life vests (2)
  • Smoke/combustion sensor/alarm + CO sensor alarm (mounted in Saloon)
  • Jordon Series drogue (107m with 154 cones, plus 20m bridle and 18kg chain drag weight)
  • Spare/extra chain, rope, halyards, sheets
  • Fire extinguishers (4)
Anchoring and Docking

Escapade's anchoring and docking package consists of:

  • Quick electric windlass (w/10mm Gypsy to accommodate upgraded G4 chain)
  • Rocna 33kg/73lb primary anchor w/250' G4 5/16" chain plus 250' rode
  • Delta secondary anchor w/100' chain (3/8”) plus 250' rode (5/8”)
  • Fortress 27kg/60lb spare anchor
  • Fortress Commando dinghy anchor (with chain, rode and storage bag)
  • 3/8” chain - spare 100'
  • Fenders(6), balls (2), floats
  • Dock lines
  • Chafing gear (assorted plastic and fire hose)
  • Spare rope for storm ties
  • Boat hook (extendible)
  • 2 x 50ft 30 amp power cords
  • "Y" adapter/converter 50 to 30 amp (250VAC to 120VAC)
  • Salt water wash down on foredeck for anchor chain and anchor
Generator Compartment
  •  Kohler 6kw (821 hrs)
  • 110 VAC outlet
  • Storage
  • 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
  • Customized floor locker

Vessel carries a Main, Self Tacking Jib, Genoa, Screecher and Spinnaker.

  •  Mainsail - North Cruising 440 sq. ft.
    • Partially battened (3 verticals support modest roach)
    • Selden in-mast electric furling (infinitely adjustable reefing)
    • Harken mainsheet traveller system mounted on hardtop
    • 6:1 Harken traveller controls accessible from cockpit
    • Tan Sunbrella UV cover on clew area (as exposed when furled)
  • 95% Jib – 248 sq. ft.
    •  Harken self tacking jib traveler installed on the foredeck
    •  Halyard with snap shackle
    • Furlex 400S Furling Gear
    • Tell Tales
    • Tan Sunbrella UV cover strips on leech and foot (as exposed when furled)
    • Single Line Jib sheet lead to cockpit
    • Harken 48 power winch (self tailing, 2 speed) at helm for sheet/furling
  • 130% Genoa – 475 sq. ft.
    • Tell Tales
    • Tan Sunbrella UV cover strips on leech and foot (as exposed when furled)
    • Genoa Sheets
    • Harken 44 sheet winches (self tailing, 2 speed) located aft in cockpit
    • Two winch handles
    • Harken 48 power winch (self tailing, 2 speed) at helm for furling control
  • Furling Screecher -635 sq. ft. 
    • Harken Code Zero furling
    • Stowable bowsprit mounted on front crossbeam.  
    • Auxiliary halyard fitted with a snap shackle
    • Screecher sheets lead aft to Harken Fairlead Blocks. 
  • Spinnaker (Parasailor)
    • North Asymetrical Cruising Spinnaker
    • North spinnaker snuffer
    • Auxiliary halyard fitted with a snap shackle
    • Spinlock Line Clutch on bowsprit for tack
    • Spinnaker sheets lead aft to Harken Fairlead Blocks
  • 2x Harken 48 power winch, self tailing, 2 speed (1 at helm, 1 aft cockpit)
  • 2x Harken 44 winches, self tailing, 2 speed (aft cockpit)
  • Engine/Mechanical Overview
    • Twin Volvo 40hp diesel engines (model D2-40) (new 2018)
    • High output alternators @ 115 amps/engine
    • Racor dual fuel filters - vacuum gauges on top of filter
    • Engines are located mid-ship in sound shielded compartments
    • 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
    • Spare parts and maintenance supplies
    • Shaft drive (1.25” shafts)
    • Maxprop 3 blade, folding propellers
    • Shark line cutters
    • Twin 60 gallon aluminum diesel fuel tanks mounted mid ship below water line
    • 8x 5 gal US auxilliary diesel fuel containers (plus 1x 5gal US outboard gas)
  •  Generator
    • Kohler 6kw generator with sound insulating box
    • Primary filter is Raycor diesel/water separator
    • Spare parts and maintenance supplies
  • Air Conditioning
    • 2 x 6,500 BTU, 1 x 16,500 BTU, Cruisair
  •  Deck Hardware
    •  Spinlock Line clutches - 6 at aft winch, 4 at forward winch, one on bowsprit
    • Mooring cleat (12”) with fairlead on each bow
    • 2 Mooring cleats (12”) with fairlead amidships on each hull
    • Mooring cleat (12”) with fairlead on each stern
    • Mooring cleat (12”) on each transom
    • Stanchions (6) 30”-high with double lifelines per side
    • Gates with pelican hooks 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
    • Bow seats in pulpits with support bars
    • Toe-rail is clear anodized T section, mounted on external flange of
      deck and hull with fasteners on 4" center
    • Full length rub rails provide mid-height hull protection
    • Stainless steel through-bolted chain plates into primary reinforcements
  • Front Beam & Trampoline
    • Aluminum compression member with stainless A-frame supports forestay, bowsprit, bridle and tie-downs for trampoline
    • Trampoline is woven and sewn vinyl-dipped Dacron for excellent comfort and durability (replaced 2014)
  • Aft Arch & Davits
    • Stainless steel arch with integrated bench davit system suitable for dinghies up to 12 ft
    • Upgraded lifting blocks with spare sheave for power furling screecher
    • Built in storage benches contain propane tanks and lines, and seat 4 people
    • Harken 48 power winch mounted on center pedestal between storage benches
    • Elevated benches (constructed of Starboard) seat 4 people above storage benches with upgraded cup holders
    • BBQ Grill - Magma stainless
    • Stern Light
    • Antenna for Single Side Band Radio - large whip antenna mounted port side
    • Antenna for WiFi booster - Shakespeare omni antenna mounted starboard side
    • Antenna for cellular phone booster - Shakespeare omni antenna mounted starboard side
    • Antenna for satellite phone system - FB250 dish/dome antenna mounted top center
    • Solar Specs: (4) flush mount roof Solara M (116w ea), (2) arch panels Solara Ultra (110w ea), Victron solar controllers
    • D400 wind generator with stainless steel pole
  •  Cockpit
    • Bimini hardtop (carbon fiber reinforced) with integral support for Harken traveler and four 116 watt solar panels (all installed topside)
    • Solid glass windshield with windshield wipers (2-speed and intermittent)
    • Two large hatches above helm and copilot seats, with textaline sunshade/bug screens
    • Phantom retracting screen door
    • Full length hand holds around edges of hardtop and overhead in cockpit (stainless)
    • Double helm seat with folding stainless footrest and reversible back rest (starboard side) (new 2017)
    • Moveable step stool at helm
    • Copilot seat with swivel base and folding stainless footrest
    • Bench seating in center cockpit with folding table (seats up to 5 people)
    • Vinyl cockpit cushions (white)
    • 3x 12VDC outlets
    • 110VAC outlet
    • LED cockpit lights (4) with dimmer
    • Full Sunbrella with stratoglass cockpit enclosure - integrated textilene sunshade/bug screens allow stratoglass to be lowered for ventilation
    • Sunbrella sunshade between hardtop and arch
    • Textiline sunshades attach from hardtop to lifelines (port and starboard)
    • Fusion marine waterproof cockpit speakers
    • Deck shower with hot and cold fresh water on port side
    • All lines for halyards, reefing, sheets, vang, furling and topping lift led aft to two winch stations, all with Spinlock line clutches
  • Mast & Rigging
  • • Deck Stepped anodized aluminum Selden Mast, double diamond stay configuration
    • In-mast furling mainsail
    • Running rigging lead through underdeck raceway to line clutch equipped cockpit winch pedestals
    • Anti-chafe sail rollers on spreader ends and full length shroud covers
    • 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 LED navigation lights and anchor light at masthead
    • Spreader lights
  • Deck Lockers 
    • Port forward locker with steps attached to outboard wall provide access to sail storage and holding tank for port head - Bomar hatch with ventilator
    • Starboard forward locker with steps attached to outboard wall provide access to generator, large storage area and holding tank for starboard head with Saniguard vent filter - Bomar hatch with ventilator and Intensity florescent lamp. Also custom built floor storage cabinet and fishing rod holders
    • Center forward locker with stainless steel ladder contains ship service batteries in fiberglass enclosure, access to windlass motor and mast wiring, tunnel under bridgedeck, and storage for fenders and lines - Bomar hatch with ventilator and Intensity florescent lamp
    • Anchor locker with separate compartments for primary and secondary anchors chain and rode, capstan for windlass, remote control for windlass, deck wash spray with both salt and fresh water supply, access to filllers for fresh water tanks.
    • Center cockpit lazarette with double door entry gives access to refrigeration
      compressors, steering components, autopilot drive unit and large storage area including extra lines, drogue and tools
    • Aft storage bench seats with Starboard dividers include rope compartments and propane tanks - 20lb bottles, primary spare
    • Transom lockers provide access to shaft steering system, water maker, SSB tuner and storage extra fuel containers, emergency bilge pump, etc.

Vessel wired for US power - 110 VAC and 12 VDC

  • Shore Power: 2x 30 amp Marinco Easy Lock inlets mounted on starboard
    side - two Schneider 30 amp heavy duty breakers mounted close to shore power
    inlets (access from panel in Master stateroom) - two 50 ft 30 amp power cords, plus 50 amp splitter and 20 amp converter
  • House Batteries: 4 Deep Cycle Marine 6 volt wet cell - New Upgraded Trojan L16G-ACs installed 3/18
  • Starter Batteries: 3 Marine 12 volt maintenance free - New Trojan 24TMXs installed 12/18
  • MasterVolt 2500watt Inverter/charger with true sine wave output - located under saloon settee with control panel next to Nav Station
  • MasterLink remote system controller/monitor for inverter/charger and batteries
  • ProMarine 60 amp galvanic isolator
  • 12VDC: Paneltronics 24x 15 amp breakers with 100amp main switch, voltmeter for reading all batteries, line voltage meter for shore power/generator input and amp meter for reading load current, all at Nav Station - additional 12 breaker Paneltronics panel at the Helm Station.
  • 110VAC: Paneltronics 11 breakers with main supply 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.
  • Solar Power: 4x 116watt solar panels recessed into hard top plus 2x 110watt on arch and (6) Victron smart solar charge controller/regulator (located behind helm panel).
  •  Electronics - Nav/Helm Station/Communications
    •  Furuno Navnet 3D MFD12 Chart Plotters (2) (new 2017)
    • Furuno NavPilot 711 AutoPilot (with remote controller at Nav Station) (new 2017)
    • Furuno Radar DRS2D 19” UHD digital Raydome 2.2kw - mounted on mast
    • Furuno F150 system with FI-501 Wind and FI-503 Digital Data displays
    • Furuno GPS sensor - mounted on Bimini Top
    • Furuno DFF1 Fish Finder transducer - mounted on port hull (aft of head)
    • Airmar MultiSensor (STW) transducer - mounted on port hull (aft of head)
    • Furuno MultiHub and backbone - NMEA2000
    • Furuno AIS transmitter/receiver (new 2017)
    • Large selection of charts (Navionics and Jeppessen electronic as well as paper), pilot and guide books, courtesy flags for South America and Caribbean
    • CruiseAir automatic thermostat/controllers (heat, cool, dehumidify) - in saloon & aft cabins
    • WEMA tank monitors (4) - for water and waste tanksiCom IC-M504 VHF radio with DSC and hailer/fog horn (mast mounted) plus remote at helm
    • iCom IC-M802 SSB radio with DSC and speaker, plus AT140 auto tuner and dynaplate
    • KVH TracPhone (FB250) with phone handset and ethernet data access at Nav Station, and with remote access jack at Helm Station
    • Wave WiFi (Rogue Wave) booster access at helm, with Linksys wireless router
    • Ethernet cable access to office for hardwire computer network

  • Entertainment 
    • Fusion 12 volt Stereo System (AM/FM/Sirius/iPod/Aux) with remote at Helm Station
    • Apple TV media centre with remote controller
    • Bose speakers in Saloon
    • Sony subwoofer in Saloon and remote speakers in cockpit
    • TV antenna - mounted on mast
      • 32” flat panel TV with remote - multiple HDMI inputs incl. Helm MFD Nav display
    • 21” flat panel TV with DVD player (master cabin) - multiple inputs incl. Helm Nav display
  • 2x 75 gallon aluminum water tanks mounted amidships below waterline
  • Quick Nautic Boiler hot water tanks, one in each hull - engine/110VAC heating
  • 2x 30 gallon waste water holding tanks located adjacent to each head with "Y" valve is installed to select deck pump out or overboard gravity discharge - can be secured in the closed position.
  • SaniGuard vent filters to prevent odors on both holding tanks
  • WEMA tank monitoring system is installed on holding and water tanks - 4 guages
  • Rule 1500 gph bilge pumps (3) installed amidships in each hull plus generator locker
  • Fresh water hot & cold hand held shower located adjacent to port transom stairs.
  • Wash down sprayer located in the anchor locker - flex hose & sprayer attached, selectable sea or fresh water input, sea water pump mounted in the port hull,
  • SeaRecovery Ultra Compact 600 Watermaker - upgraded to 25gph
  • 2 fresh water deck inlets in anchor locker
  • Fresh water hose with inline filter for hook up to dock pressure water
  • Deck pump-out fittings for both holding tanks
  • Deck filler inlets (2) for each fuel tank
  • Titan inflatable RIB (hypalon/aluminum) fully equipped (2011)
  • Yamaha 25hp 2 stroke outboard 
  • (2) Under seat storage bag with foot pedal pump (for inflating dinghy)
  • Fortress Commando anchor kit with chain, rode and storage bag
  • Spare parts/maintenance kit


Many, Many Extras

This vessel is being sold well equipped. Here are a few more items that are included:

  • Flir thermal vision scope is included.
  • High power search light
  • Flash lights
  • Sextant
  • Weems and Plath barameter/clock in cockpit
  • Scuba tank holders plus (3) scuba tanks
  • Tools including (lifetime warranty) battery drill and power multitool
  • Whale emergency bilge pump - dual action hand pump, high capacity, 2” hoses
  • Spare blocks and shackles (incl. large snatch block)
  • Maintenance supplies - impellers, oil filers, fuel filters, oil, lube grease and more
  • Bug screens for all portlights
  • Textilene covers for Saloon windows (black)
  • Textilene sunshades for cockpit (white)
  • Selection of canvas covers
  • Extra/spare rope/lines, chain
  • Emergency lightening ground protector
  • 8x 5 gal fuel carry containers for diesel
  • 5 gal fuel carry container for outboard gas
  • Fishing pole racks in genset locker
  • Extra shelving built into lockers for generator, center deck forward, port stern
  • Manuals and handbooks
  • Large selection of paper charts, pilot books, route planning/destination guides, cruising guides, directories, courtesy flags for South America and Caribbean
  • Inflatable kayak
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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