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2017 Antares 44i

Stuart, Florida


Idlewild is outfitted with Selden’s powered in-mast furling mainsail and performance Elvstrom EPEX sails. This makes cruising just that much easier, particularly for short-handed sailors, without any sacrifice to performance. Idlewild is in Florida and ready for your inspection! 

From two chart plotters to a watermaker, solar panels upgrades, lithium house bank, SSB radio and more. Idlewild is one of only two Antares made with a king size bed in the master cabin. In addition she comes with a factory made cockpit tables that converts into a daybed.  Idlewild is equipped for around-the-world cruising and is a perfect choice for the liveaboard cruiser. It’s time to start living that dream. 


Florida Coast Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Rhumb Line Yacht Sales.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Idlewild
Make: Antares
Model: 44i
Year: 2017
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: 40 Grados Sur
Designer: Ted Clements
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: ATY44055I617
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 44 ft / 13.41 m
Length Overall: 44 ft / 13.41 m
Waterline Length: 43'6 ft / 13.26 m
Beam: 21'9 ft / 6.63 m
Min Draft: 4 ft
Displacement: 22,500 lb
Bridge Clearance: 62 ft / 18.90 m
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: 3 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
  • Year: 2018
  • Engine Hours: 200
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 40hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
  • Year: 2018
  • Engine Hours: 200
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 80hp


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 75 gal
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 60 gal
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gal


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


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 and has multiple drawers and cupboards. The washer/ dryer is nicely tucked into the entertainment unit. There is a raised shelf for easy storage of charts as well.

• L-shaped entertainment center: 12" deep, 1 cupboard with shelves, 1 cupboard with w/d, 2 drawers and deep cabinet, 3 door cabinet for entertainment equipment. Top of entertainment unit is Corian. 

• Splendide 2000 washer/dryer 

• Cherry chart storage unit installed (upgrade)

• Teak and holly floor (upgrade)

• Overhead hatches w/Oceanair blinds/screens 

• Oceanair Skysol pleated shades on ports (upgrade)

• White Ultraleather interior upholstery + sunbrella covers in gray

• Central HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) control/thermostat (1 18,000 BTU, 2 x 8000 BTU) 

• Dimmable room LED lights, plus reading lamps 

• TV media system and helm navigation display option 

• Fusion stereo system with BOSE sound with repeater in cockpit 

• (2) Caframo Sirocco II fans 

• 4x 110VAC outlets plus (3) dual USB outlets (one inside the cabinet to the right of the entry door)

• Pass through to galley

• Phantom screen on sliding door to cockpit 

• Navigation station with ethernet, HDMI, USB and audio inputs 

• Screens for all port lights 

• All port lights (ex heads) are trimmed in cherry wood (upgrade)


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 

• Princess 3-burner countertop propane stove 

• EuroDesign propane oven

• GE microwave/convection oven 

• Dimmable LED room lights and fluorescent countertop lighting 

• 3x 110 VAC outlets 

• Propane solenoid switch 

• Large port light w/cherry trim 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 (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 

• Stainless towel holder/tissue holder/robe hook 

• Mirror on vanity 

• 110VAC outlet

• Dometic DVF filter on holding tank vent. 


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.

• Full King size bed (width 74 x length 78). One of only two Antares made with king size master bed.

• Ventilation pads under mattress 

• 2 large cherry-trimmed portlights with Oceanair blinds 

• 2 hatches (1) with Oceanair blinds 

• Drawer and cabinet under berth at foot of bed

• Dimmable LED room lights 

• LED 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 fan 

• 110VAC and USB outlets 

• Storage area under berth 

• Flat screen smart TV (with Roku and AppleTV) mounted at foot of bed w/ chart plotter view 

• Book shelf 

Aft Guest Cabin

On the port side, aft of the galley is the 1st guest cabin. Laid out similar to the master, it 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 cherry-trimmed port lights and a hatch, all with Oceanair blinds/screens. Also dimmable LED room lights, LED reading lamps, Caframo fan, independent heating and AC control/thermostat, book shelf, 110VAC and USB outlets, hook and mirror on back of door. 


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 custom built in cherry ladder 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 

• Caframo fan and HVAC outlet, USB outlet

2nd Head

A second head is located forward on the port side.

• Jabsco electric marine toilet 

• Separate shower with electric sump pump separated by a tinted plexiglass door 

• Corian counter (white color) 

• Stainless under mount sink with stainless single-lever faucet 

• Mirror on door 

• Vanity cabinets with storage shelves 

• 110V AC outlet • Dometic DVF filter on holding tank vent


  • • Aft cabins - 2 LED overhead lights on dimmer plus 2 LED 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 LED overhead lights 

    • Galley - 3 LED overhead lights on dimmer plus under cabinet florescent lights 

    • Saloon - 6 LED overhead lights on dimmer, 4 LED overhead light (not on dimmer), 2 LED reading lamps 

    • Cockpit - 4 LED overhead lights on dimmer 

    • Generator compartment - LED lights 

    • House battery compartment -1 LED light 

    • Mast - 2 halogen spreader lights + steaming light, LED masthead tri-color/anchor light 

    • Saloon plus cockpit and aft hull steps - LED blue night lights 

    • Stern underwater blue LED lights

  • Jefa 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
  • Jefa teak-rimmed wheel

Safety Gear

  • Revere auto-inflate Jonbuoy & Horseshoe MOB kit 

  •  High capacity manual Whale pump 

  • Lifesling throwable device

  • Offshore jacklines, bow to stern 

  • Bosun’s chair and climbing harness 

  • Goiot escape hatch rebedded

  • Droug/sea anchor

Anchoring and Docking

Idlewild's anchoring and docking package consists of: 

  • Quick 1400 electric windlass with handheld remote 
  • Rocna 33kg/73lb primary anchor w/275' x 8mm US sourced G43 chain and 100' 5/8" nylon rode 
  • Delta 44lb secondary anchor w/ 90' 8mm chain plus 150' 5/8" nylon rode 
  • Fortress FX-23 with bucket of chain/rode as 2nd back up, stored in aft lazerette
  • Anchor bridal, 3/4” twisted nylon, mounted at waterline 
  • Mooring warps, 60’x3/4”, black braid, 5x 
  • Fenders, 36”x12”, elliptical, double-end, 5x 
  • Fenders, 18” Ball, 2x 
  • 2 x 50ft 30 amp power cords 
  • 50 amp to 2-30 amp splitter 
  • 2 ea 30 to 50 amp connector 
  • Salt water and fresh wash down on foredeck for anchor chain and anchor 
  • Droug/sea anchor


Generator Compartment

  • • Onan 7.5kw (approx 450 hrs) 

    • 110 VAC outlet 

    • LED lights 

    • 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 with anti-siphon loop 


Vessel carries a Furling Main, Self Tacking Jib, Genoa, Screecher and Parasail Spinnaker. Mast is Selden, deck stepped anodized aluminum furling mast, double diamond stay configuration. 

• Furling Mainsail - Elvstrom EPEX “FatFul” Taffeta w/ Vectran/Technora fiber. 505 sq feet.

  • ◦ Vertically battened 
  • ◦ Harken mainsheet traveller system mounted on hardtop 
  • ◦ 6:1 Harken traveller controls accessible from cockpit 

• 95% Jib – Elvstrom EPEX Taffeta w/ Vectran/Technora fiber. 247 sq feet

  • ◦ 3 batons (made to furl)
  • ◦ Selden self tacking jib traveler installed on the foredeck 
  • ◦ Halyard with snap shackle 
  • ◦ Furlex 400S Furling Gear 
  • ◦ Tell Tales 
  • ◦ Single Line Jib sheet lead to cockpit 
  • ◦ Harken 50 power winch (self tailing, 2 speed) at helm for sheet/furling 

• 130% Genoa – Elvstrom EPEX Taffeta w/ Vectran/Technora fiber. 460 sq feet

  • ◦ Tell Tales 
  • ◦ Genoa Sheets 
  • ◦ Furlex 400s furler 
  • ◦ Harken 44 sheet winches (self tailing, 2 speed) located aft in cockpit 
  • ◦ Two winch handles 
  • ◦ Harken 50 power winch (self tailing, 2 speed) at helm for furling control 

• Furling Elvstrom Code 0 (needs repair)

  • ◦ Selden Code Zero furling 
  • ◦ Stowable bowsprit mounted on front crossbeam. White Awlgrip 
  • ◦ Auxiliary halyard fitted with a snap shackle 
  • ◦ Screecher sheets lead aft to Selden Fairlead Blocks. 

• ITA Parasailor Spinnaker w/Sock 1.5oz nylon 

  • 2x Harken 50 power winch, self tailing, 2 speed (1 at helm, 1 aft cockpit)
  • 2x Harken 50 winches, self tailing, 2 speed (aft cockpit)
  • Engine/Mechanical Overview 

    ◦ Twin Volvo 40hp diesel engines (model D2-40) 

    ◦ 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) 

    ◦ Flexofol 3-blade 17 x 15 propellers x 2

  • New exhaust elbows on both engines (8/21) 



    ◦ Twin 75 gallon aluminum diesel fuel tanks mounted mid ship below water line 


    ◦ Onan 7.5kw generator with sound insulating box (430 hrs) 

    ◦ Primary filter is Raycor diesel/water separator 

    ◦ Spare parts and maintenance supplies 

    • Air Conditioning 

    ◦ 2 x 8,000 BTU, 1 x 18,000 BTU, Cruisair 

    • Spare Parts

  •  Full set of tools (sockets, wrenches, Milwaukee cordless drill) 

    Also a quick grab & go small toolkit for smaller projects

Deck Hardware

• Spinlock Line clutches - 6 at aft winch, 4 at forward winch, one on 


▪ 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 vertical seat support 

▪ 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, white Awlgrip finish 

▪ 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 

▪ 2 x 80 watt solar panels 

▪ Built in storage benches contain propane tanks and lines, and seat 4 people 

▪ Harken 50 power winch mounted on center pedestal between storage benches 

▪ Elevated benches (constructed of Starboard) seat 4 people above storage benches 

▪ Magma Catalina II stainless steel propane grill 

▪ Stern Light 

▪ Antenna for Single Side Band Radio - large whip antenna mounted port side 

▪ Antenna for WiFi booster - Shakespeare omni antenna mounted starboard side 

▪ Iridium GO external antenna with wiring run to nav station


▪ Bimini hardtop (carbon fiber reinforced) with integral support for Harken traveler and (4) 100 watt flexible solar panels (all installed topside) 

▪ Cork MarineDeck 2000 in cockpit, aft deck, and transoms (upgrade)

▪ Solid glass windshield with windshield wipers (2-speed and intermittent) 

▪ Two large hatches above helm and copilot seats, with textilene sunshade 

▪ Phantom retracting screen door 

▪ Full length hand holds around edges of hardtop and overhead in cockpit (stainless) 

▪ Moveable step stool at helm w/ Marinedeck 2000 

▪ Bench seating in center cockpit with teak folding table (seats up to 5 people)

▪ Cockpit day bead. Table lowers flush with bench seating. Extra cushions make 75 x 50 inch daybed.  

▪ Vinyl cockpit cushions (white)  

▪ Additional single co-pilot seat installed on port side 

▪ Water collection/filtration system in cockpit roof 

▪ Cup holders throughout plus 3 dual SeaSucker cup holders (2 vertical 1 horizontal)

▪ Cockpit lights (4) with dimmer 

▪ Full Sunbrella with stratoglass cockpit enclosure (White) 

▪ Sunbrella sunshade between hardtop and arch (Gray) 

▪ Sunbrella mesh share screens for port and starboard. Mesh lets breeze through. (White)

▪ Fusion 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 

▪ Canvas Package: bimini extension, helm/wheel cover, captain’s chair cover, copilot’s chair cover, aft binnacle cover, winch covers, dinghy cover, all in Gray Sunbrella; cockpit enclosure/Eisenglass in White Sunbrella, sailcover UV strips and covers in White Sunbrella; black mesh sunshade over salon windows 

▪ Large deck shade cover/structure. Covers the entire bow to the bimini. Can keep salon hatches open when raining, and keeps boat cool. 

Mast & Rigging 

▪ Deck Stepped anodized aluminum Selden Furling Mast, double diamond stay configuration 

▪ Second set of Harken toe rail blocks 

▪ Running rigging led 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-lens RA-4520 radar reflector on mast 

▪ LED tri-color light and LED anchor light on top of mast 

▪ Spreader lights 

Deck Lockers 

▪ Starboard forward locker with steps attached to outboard wall provide access to generator, large storage area and holding tank for starboard head - Bomar hatch with ventilator and LED light

▪ 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 LED lighting. 

▪ Anchor locker for primary and secondary anchor and chain divided for 2 anchors, capstan for windlass, remote control for windlass, deck wash spray with both salt and fresh water supply, access to fillers 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, emergency bilge pump, etc. 

▪ Aft storage bench seats with Starboard dividers include rope compartments and aluminum 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 


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, 50 to 30 amp converters (2) 

• House Batteries: 3 Battery upgrade to Victron LFP-Smart Lithium 300ah (3x for 900ah total)

• Starter Batteries: 3 Deka Marine Master 24M7 12 volt 

• Victron 300W Inverter/charger with true sine wave output - located under saloon settee with control panel next to Nav Station 

• Victron BVM-712 Smart battery controller

• Victron Color Control GX monitoring / control panel (next to DC panel)

• All Victron relays and charge controllers (for engine start batteries)

• 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: 2x 80watt solar panels recessed into hard top and stern arch plus 4x 100watt flexible solar panels on bimini top . Led to 3x Victron BlueSolar MPPT 100/300 charge controllers (behind nav station)

  • Electronics - Nav/Helm Station/Communications 

  • (2) B&G Zeus3 12" touch screen chartplotter/multifunction displays 

  • Broadband 4G Radar 

  • B&G Triton Pilot autopilot with Percision-9 compass for radar overlay. Includes 2 x Triton autopilot controllers and additional Triton color multi-data instrument display at the nav station 


    Airmar UDST800 Ultrasonic smart sensor for depth/speed through water/water temp

  • B&G WS320 wind sensor

  •  B&G integrated AIS transmit and receive 

  • CruiseAir automatic thermostat/controllers (heat, cool, dehumidify) - in saloon & aft cabins 

  • WEMA tank monitors (4) - for water and waste tanks 

  • iCom IC-M604 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 

  • Tri-lens RA-4520-1 radar reflector on mast 

  •  Ubiquiti M2 Bullet long range WiFi receiver. Ubiquiti UniFi AP Mesh wifi access point

  • Iridium-GO satellite phone/hotspot w/external mounted antenna, installed 


    ◦ Entertainment: Salon: Samsung 32” flat screen LED TV, Master cabin: Samsung 25” flat screen LED TV; Fusion MS-UD750 stereo w/Bluetooth and remote at helm; Bose speakers in salon, Fusion subwoofer in salon, Fusion waterproof speakers in cockpit  


  • • 2 x 60 gallon aluminum water tanks mounted amidships below waterline 

    • Quick Nautic Boiler hot water tanks, one in each hull - engine/110VAC heating 

    • Isotherm heat controllers on water heaters 

    • 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; port holding tank discharge is by macerator pump 

    • WEMA tank monitoring system is installed on holding and water tanks - 4 gauges 

    • 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. 

    • EchoTech 43 gph watermaker with pre-filter and boost pump (runs on 120VAC/generator/house batteries) 

    • Deck pump-out fittings for both holding tanks 

    • Deck filler inlets (2) for each fuel tank

    • Anti-siphon breaks added to waterline through-hull fittings (both bilges, generator locker, both shower sumps) 


  • • Dinghy Apex 11

    • Yamaha 15hp 2 stroke, manual start



Volvo: Racor fuel filters x 8, fuel filter x 1, oil filter x 1, impellers x 4 

Onan: fuel filter x 2, oil filter x 1, impeller x 2, belt 

There is a full set of tools. sockets, wrenches (even two sets of flat wrenches). a milwaukee cordless drill and flood light w/ extra batteries. There is a "small" tool kit kept inside for quick fixes, and larger one outside for longer fixes. Every tool you'll ever needed is there.   Jabsco Porta quick 12v oil changer.



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