2015 Antares 44i

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2015 Antares 44i

Unknown FL, US




If you would like new but don’t have 3 years to wait, want it’s shakedown completed and save over $100,000 USD, this is the boat for you! Equipped for around-the-world cruising, Antipodes is a perfect choice for the liveaboard cruiser. It’s time to start that dream!  Antipodes is currently headed through the Islands on its way to Florida. Antipodes is scheduled to have NEW ENGINES installed through a Volvo emissions recall. Antipode’s engines will have ZERO hours and new Warranties.

The Antares quality and performance is indisputable. The buyer of this vessel can take advantage of all the benefits available to a new Antares minus the wait to build! This boat has already been fine-tuned and is ready for it’s next adventure. 


Full Specs


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 centered 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. The washer/dryer is nicely tucked in the entertainment unit. There is a raised shelf for easy storage of charts as well.

  • L-shaped sette on raised platform with panoramic view, storage below
  • L-shaped entertainment center: 12" deep, wet bar sink, 4 cupboards with shelves below, 3 door cabinet for entertainment equipment. Top to entertainment unit is cherry wood.
  • Splendide 2000 washer/dryer
  • Cherry chart storage unit installed
  • Bar sink installed in entertainment unit
  • Teak and holly floor
  • Overhead hatches w/Oceanair blinds/screens
  • "Bone" Ultraleather upholstery
  • Central HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) control/thermostat
  • Dimmable room LED lights, plus reading lamps
  • Apple TV media system and helm navigation display option
  • Fusion stereo system with BOSE and Sony sound
  • (2) Caframo Sirocc fans
  • 5x 110VAC outlets plus (2) 12VDC outlet
  • Pass through to galley
  • Phantom screen on sliding door to cockpit
  • Brass clock mounted by door


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 "White" 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 propane oven
  • GE microwave/convection oven
  • Dimmable LED room lights and florescent countertop lighting
  • 3x 110 VAC outlets
  • Propane solenoid switch
  • Large port light and overhead hatch w/Oceanair blinds
  • Full compliment of galley items (dishes, glasses, utensils and accoutrements)

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 (White)
  • Stainless under mount sink with stainless single-lever faucet
  • Jabsco electric marine toilet
  • Vanity cabinet with storage shelves
  • HVAC outlet
  • Portlight and overhead hatch w/Oceanair blinds
  • Towel hook and mirror on door
  • 110VAC outlet
  • Towels and washcloths included

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.

  • Queen size mattress
  • Ventilation pads under mattress
  • 2 large portlights with Oceanair blinds
  • 2 hatches with Oceanair blinds
  • Bedside table w/2 drawers
  • Custom corner shelf on inboard wall
  • 4 storage drawers under berth
  • Dimmable LED room lights
  • Quartz halogen reading lamps
  • Independent HVAC control/thermostat
  • Multiple storage areas in stateroom and dressing area
  • Escape hatch at the foot of the berth
  • 3/4' length mirror on back of door
  • Caframo Sirocc fan
  • 110VAC and 12VDC outlets
  • Huge storage area under berth
  • 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, Caframo Sirocc fan, independent heating and AC control/thermostat, 110VAC and 12VDC outlets, hook and mirror on back of door, pillows and bed linens included.

3rd Guest Stateroom

The 3rd guest stateroom is forward of the galley on the port side. It has extra cabinet storage at the foot of the bed. This layout has built in cherry stairs (no ladder) on the left to the bunk. There is also storage beneath the mattress.

  • Large portlight and overhead hatch w/Oceanair blinds
  • Reading lamps and overhead dome light
  • Hook and mirror on back of door
  • (2) Caframo Sirocco fans and HVAC outlet
  • 110VAC and 12VDC outlets
  • Cherry steps to access berth

2nd Head

A second head is located forward on the port side.

  • Jabsco electric marine toilet
  • Wet shower with electric sump pump
  • Corian counter (White color)
  • Stainless under mount sink with stainless single-lever faucet
  • Mirror on door
  • Vanity cabinets with storage shelves

  • Aft cabins - 2 LED overhead lights on dimmer plus 2 halogen reading lights
  • Master dressing area - 2 LED overhead lights on dimmer
  • Nav Station area (down) - 2 LED overhead light on dimmer
  • Master Head - 2 LED overhead lights
  • Shower - 2 overhead lights
  • Galley - 3 LED overhead lights on dimmer plus under cabinet florescent lights
  • Saloon - 6 LED overhead lights on dimmer, 2 reading lamps
  • Cockpit - 4 LED overhead 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

  • Upgraded leather-covered wheel
  • Whitlock shaft drive "MAMBA" system
  • Rudders are skegged for extra strength and stability
  • Rudders linked by tiller bar
  • UHMW polyethylene bearings
  • Accommodation for emergency steering through transom stairs/emergency tiller

Safety Gear
  • ACR Globalfix PRO 406 GPS EPIRB
  • Spare/extra chain, rope, halyards, sheets
  • Fire extinguishers (4)
  • Jack lines
  • (6) Type II life vests
  • Lifesling III installed on davit

Anchoring and Docking

Antipode's anchoring and docking package consists of:

  • Quick CHC 1102M electric windlass with handheld chain counter/remote
  • Rocna 33kg/73lb primary anchor w/150' chain (3/8”) plus 100' rode (5/8”)
  • Spade secondary anchor w/ 100' chain plus rode
  • Spade dinghy anchor 
  • Fenders(6)
  • (1) Ball fender (20")
  • (6) Dock lines
  • Extra sheets and line
  • Spare rope for storm ties
  • 2 x 50ft 30 amp power cords
  • Salt water and fresh wash down on foredeck for anchor chain and anchor
  • 60 ft fresh water hose - 2 nozzles

Generator Compartment
  •  Onan 7.5kw (60 hrs)
  • 110 VAC outlet
  • Storage
  • Y valve for head holding tank. No macerator pump needed
    to dump at sea…. Gravity drop.
  • Black water holding tank
  • Whale shower sump pump
  • (3) Boat hooks
  • Self threading mooring ball grabber


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

  •  Furling Mainsail -  440 sq. ft.
    • Vertically battened
    • 2:1 main halyard with a headboard block and shackle
    • Harken mainsheet traveller system mounted on hardtop
    • 6:1 Harken traveller controls accessible from cockpit
    • Harken sliding luff car system for Mainsail
    • Navy Sunbrella UV trim 
  • 95% Jib – 248 sq. ft.
    •  Harken self tacking jib traveler installed on the foredeck
    •  Halyard with snap shackle
    • Furlex 400S Furling Gear
    • Tell Tales
    • Navy 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
    • Navy 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. 
    • Selden Code Zero furling
    • Stowable bowsprit mounted on front crossbeam.  
    • Auxiliary halyard fitted with a snap shackle
    • Screecher sheets lead aft to Harken Fairlead Blocks. 
  • Asymetrical Spinnaker
    • North Sails constructed and is white with "Antipodes" logo
    • Blocks attached to bows allow spinnaker tack to be well forward

  • 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) with complete maintenance logs...HOWEVER
    • As of November Antipodes will have brand new engines..thanks to a recall from Volvo...start your ownership with no engine hours and new warranties
    • 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 18” 4 blade, feathering propellers
    • Twin 75 gallon aluminum diesel fuel tanks mounted mid ship below water line
  •  Generator
    • Onan 7.5kw 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
    • 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
  • 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
    • 2 x 80 watt solar panels
    • 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
    • BBQ Grill - Magma stainless Catalina
    • 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 satellite phone system - KVH V3 dish/dome antenna mounted top center
  •  Cockpit
    • Bimini hardtop (carbon fiber reinforced) with integral support for Harken traveler and four 60 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)
    • Clock and parameter mounted beside door
    • Moveable step stool at helm
    • Bench seating in center cockpit with folding table (seats up to 5 people)
    • Vinyl cockpit cushions (white)
    • Stainless arm rest at port side seating in cockpit
    • Vinyl cushions for aft bench
    • Additional single helm seat installed on port side
    • Cup holders throughout
    • Cockpit lights (4) with dimmer
    • Full Sunbrella with stratoglass cockpit enclosure (Navy)
    • Sunbrella sunshade between hardtop and arch (Navy)
    • Sony 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 Furling Mast, double diamond stay configuration
    • 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 Tri-lens RA-4520 radar reflector on mast
    • Spreader lights
  • Deck Lockers 
    • Port forward locker with steps attached to outboard wall provide access to sail storage and holding tank for port head with Saniguard vent filter - 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
    • 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
    • Aft storage bench seats with Starboard dividers include rope compartments and propane tanks - 20lb bottles, primary plus 1 spare
    • Transom lockers provide access to shaft steering system, water maker, SSB tuner and storage including 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 
  • Starter Batteries: 3 Marine 12 volt maintenance free
  • Victron 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
  • BlueSea automatic charge controllers, battery combiner and battery isolators (4)
  • 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 60watt solar panels recessed into hard top plus 2x 80watt on arch and FlexCharge 25 amp smart solar charge controller/regulator (located behind helm panel).

  •  Electronics - Nav/Helm Station/Communications
    • Simrad NSS 14" Multi Function displays (2)
    • Simrad IS40 AutoPilot (with remote controller at Nav Station)
    • Simrad Radar 2.2kw - mounted on mast
    • Icom IC-M504 VHF marine transceiver
    • Icon HM-57 remote control mic
    • Airmar MultiSensor (STW) transducer - mounted on port hull (aft of head)
    • Vesper XB-8000 AIS transmitter/receiver with WiFi and iPhone/iPad Apps
    • Large selection of charts, 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 tanks
    • iCom 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
    • Pactor modem model 1063-PTCII-USB-BT w/ P3 for SSB email use
    • KVH TracPhone (V3) 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 (multi option) at nav station
    • Iridium 60 external antenna (Iridium Go phone not onboard)
  • 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” Sony flat panel TV with remote - multiple HDMI inputs incl. 

  • 2 x 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,
  • Sea Recovery Ultra Whisper 600 water maker (25 GPH)
  • 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

  • APEX 11' 
  • Yamaha 15hp 2 stroke electric start outboard
  • Storage pockets below seat


Other Important Info
  • A large complement of spares, tools and equipment
  • Medical/surgery kit
  • Handheld spotlight
  • Binoculars
  • (1) spare prop
  • Multiple new Antipodes logoed vests, shirts, shorts for guests and crew
  • Bottom is painted with Coppercoat - saving repainting for up to 10 years!

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.