Aquila 44 (Florida)

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Asking: $849,000 (USD) Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Florida)
Wasabi is a Fort Lauderdale, Florida based 2018 Aquila 44 Catamaran For Sale By Broker
This catamaran owner requires financial settlement only. No trades.
Responses to inquiries may come from a broker, and this sale may include brokerage fees.

This is one of the nicest and best equipped Aquila 44’s on the market.  Rare inside helm station forward in the salon.  Very lightly used, never chartered. Super low engine and generator hours. Owner has maintained and upgraded at a very high level.  Extra fuel tanks for extended cruising range. Flybridge Grill and Fridge.  Engines have been fully serviced and ready to go cruising. 

Born of innovation and experience, the luxurious Aquila 44 Yacht Power Catamaran is a world leader in its class. Designed to be both a long-distance cruising yacht and a highly social platform, the highly experienced Aquila design and engineering team created the Aquila 44 Yacht to optimize performance.

Two Volvo Penta diesel engines are situated aft behind the living compartments reducing noise and vibrations. Bulbous bows increase the waterline for greater efficiency while reducing pitching moments. Multifunction displays, digital controls, joystick operation, engine monitoring displays, thrusters, and widely spaced main engines make operating the Aquila 44 Yacht easily accomplished by a single couple.

With an enormous amount of attention to detail and knowledge of how owners use their boats, both the exterior and interior spaces are perfected to serve those utilizations. The stairway from the flybridge to the foredeck gives safe, easy access to the ground tackle locker and forward cleats when anchoring or docking. Wide side decks and safety handrails are another example of the Aquila’s commitment to owners’ and guests’ comfort and safety on the 44 Yacht model.

Recent Technical Work

  • Generator: Jan 2024 Oil And Fuel Filters, Oil Change, Belts, Air Filter, Raw Water Pump, Change Coolant
  • Engines: Jan 2024 Oil And Fuel Filters, Oil Change, Belts, Air Filter, Drive Shaft Seals, Change Coolant
  • Service Heat Exchangers And Replace Seals
  • New Alternator
  • New Air Charge Cooler For Turbo
  • New Turbo Seals
  • Service Oil Coolers
  • New Port Heat Exchanger Core
  • Oct 2023 New Injectors

Specifications
Catamaran Name:Wasabi
Model:44
Year Built:2018
Builder:Aquila
Construction:Other
Loa:44ft / 13.41m
Lwl:44ft
Beam:21ft 0in
Draft:3ft 3in -> 3ft 10in
Mast Height:21ft 0in
Fuel Tanks:434 gal
Water Tanks:206 gal
Holding Tanks:63 gal
Cabins:3
Heads:3
Engines:2 x VOLVO D-4 (2018) 300HP
Engine Hours:Port: 859 / Stbd: 870

Layout Diagram

Catamaran Inventory

Layout & Accommodations

  • Lower Helm Station With Full Controls And Electronics.
  • 3 Cabin And 3 Head Layout
  • Salon Table That Converts To An Extra Berth When Needed.
  • Forward Centerline Owner’s Cabin Has An Office/vanity Desk Area
  • On The Starboard Side Of The Cabin With Large Closets And Lots Of Storage.
  • All Cabins Have New High-end Custom Mattresses Made By Custom Comfort Mattresses
  • The Head Room Was Increased On This Boat By The Factory In Master Cabin, Bathroom, All Bathroom Doorways And Raised The Flybridge Hardtop.
  • Cabins
  • 2 Cabins Aft
  • 1 Large Master Forward On Center Line With 42” Tv.
  • Each Cabin Has A Pocket Door For Privacy In Each Cabin
  • Large Desk Area With Ample Storage Located In Forward Master Cabin On Starboard Side
  • Ample Storage Lockers Under Beds.
  • Cabin Mattress Sizes: 
  • forward Master: 71”w X 79”l (180cm X 200cm) 
  • aft Stbd & Port: 59”w X 79”l (150cm X 200cm)
  • Led Courtesy Floor Lighting
  • Synthetic Wear Resistant Flooring Offering Maintenance Free Natural Wood Look
  • Large Windows Offering Excellent View
  • Dedicated Hanging Locker
  • Ample Storage Lockers
  • Custom Blinds Fitted On Cabin Hull Windows
  • Concealed Shade Blind And Insect Screen On Opening Deck Hatch Where Installed
  • Overhead Led Ceiling Lighting And Floor Courtesy Lighting
  • Overhead Led Reading Lights
  • Island Style Beds In All Staterooms
  • Synthetic Wear Resistant Flooring Offering Maintenance Free Natural Wood Look
  • Mattress Custom Super Comfortable
  • Quiet Electric Fresh Water Flush Toilet With Large Bowl And Push Button Control
  • Opening Deck Hatch Offering Ample Ventilation
  • Opening Port Light In Large Window
  • Stylish Round Wash Basin With Single Lever Variable Temperature Faucet
  • Corian Countertop Surrounding Wash Basin
  • Custom Wood Blinds
  • Vanity Lockers With Mirrors
  • Synthetic Wear Resistant Flooring Offering Maintenance Free Natural Wood Look
  • Separate Shower Stall With Seat And Flexible Shower Faucet
  • Acrylic Door Separating Shower From The Rest Of The Bathroom
  • Automatic Shower & Sink Drain Via Dedicated Sealed Sump Box
  • Overhead Led Lighting
  • Toilet Roll Holder Located In Sink Locker

Galley

  • Two Burner Electric Induction Kenyon Stove In Center Of Galley
  • Microwave And Convention Oven- 120v
  • Refrigerator / Freezer 2 Drawer Front Access Offering Easy Access And Efficient Packing And Additional Two Draws .
  • Double Stainless-steel Sink With Corian Worktop Cover
  • And Single Lever Variable Temperature Faucet
  • Storage Cupboards & Drawers Offering Ample Storage For All Galley Accessories
  • Deep Dish Drying Rack With Corian Worktop Cover 
  • Durable Stain-resistant Corian Countertop
  • Ample Storage Lockers On Starboard Side Under Corian Worktop Surface Perfect For Serving Area Slide Out Garbage Bin Under Sink
  • Dedicated Blender & Coffee Maker Area
  • Overhead Led Ceiling Lights As Well As Mood Lighting
  • Salon
  • Fusion Stereo, Salon, Helm/flybridge With Bazooka Tube Subwoofer In Salon
  • 2 Fridges 12 V
  • Freezer 12v
  • 42” Tv, On Vertical Lift In Salon
  • Excellent All Round Visibility From Salon Seating
  • Shatter-proof Windows With External Overhangs Offers Excellent Visibility And Reduced Sunlight
  • Tempered Glass, Hinged Door, And Window Access To Cockpit Offers Excellent Ventilation And Through Flow
  • Opening Port Lights In Forward Salon Windows Provide Excellent Ventilation
  • (4) custom Blinds Fitted On Salon Windows
  • Overhead Led Ceiling Lights, Led Mood Lighting And Led Courtesy Lighting 1x Reading Lamp
  • Panel Ceilings With Decorative Wood Trim And Led Accent Lighting
  • Cabinets And Counter Top On Starboard Side
  • Settee Seating U-shape Around Salon Table Seats 6
  • Salon Table
  • Large Shelves Behind Settees
  • Upholstered Cushions
  • Bar For Storage Of Bottles And Glasses
  • Surround Sound Entertainment System
  • Salon Converts Into 1x Comfortable Single Bed
  • Vertical 316 Stainless Steel Handrail In Salon
  • Synthetic Wear Resistant Flooring Offering Maintenance Free Natural Wood Look

Deck & Equipment

  • Anchors,
  • New 75 Lbs Delta, 200 Ft 3/4 Inch Rode, Shackles, Bridle, Chain Stopper
  • 45 Lbs Danforth, 160 Ft Of 3/8 Inch Chain,
  • Mooring Kit: 6 Fenders + 6
  • Aft Seating Area Shade Cover 
  • Aft Cockpit Bar Area With 2x 316 Stainless Steel Bar Stools
  • Aft Cockpit Seating With U-shaped Settee With Integrated Cup Holders, Cooler Box And Table (converts Into Sun Bathing Area)
  • Expansive Hinged Window And Door Opening To Galley With Bar And Two Fixed Mount Stools
  • Self Draining Storage Locker In Aft Cockpit Floor
  • Hull Stern Extensions Separately Molded And Attached For Safety
  • Swim Ladder - 316 Stainless Steel 
  • Engine Access Lockers With Easy Lift Gas Hinge Allowing Easy Access To Engine Room
  • Integrated Aft Side Boarding Step In Hull With 316 Stainless Steel Handrail
  • Led Down Lighting In Aft Cockpit
  • Cockpit Shower, Hot And Cold Water 
  • Electric Dinghy Davit Crane
  • Custom Sunshade On Rear On Flybridge
  • Sunshades On Front Window
  • Custom Hatch Covers To Block Sun
  • Viking Life Raft 6 Person, Inspection Good Until April 2025
  • 4 Speakers On Flybridge
  • Blue Courtesy Lights Around Deck, Cockpit, And Flybridge.
  • Salon Table And Flybridge Convert Flat Cushion
  • Flybridge Fresh Water Outlet
  • Two 12v Outlets On Flybridge
  • Flybridge
  • Fully Enclosed Flybridge -
  • New 12” Raymarine Axiom 2 - Mfd Display, Auto Pilot, Radar, Depth Sounder, Sirius Rear Facing Docking Camera, Installed Sept 2023 
  • Radar Arch Across Flybridge
  • Access To Flybridge From Aft Stairway And Forward Bow Steps
  • Main Access From Aft Cockpit Via Integrated Molded Steps
  • Ergonomic Positioned Handrail For Safe Access From Aft Cockpit
  • Forward Flybridge Access Via Center Forward Bow Steps
  • Ergonomic Positioned Handrail For Safe Access Via Forward Stairway 
  • Flybridge Guardrails With Acrylic Wind Protection Inserts
  • Electronic Engine Double Lever Throttle And Gearshift Control Variable Position Steering Wheel
  • Hydraulic Steering 
  • Helm Station Console In Dark Grey Non Glare Uv Protect Finish
  • Compass At Helm Station
  • Entertainment System Remote Control Located Next To Helm
  • Marine Waterproof Speakers Located In Hardtop
  • Dark Acrylic Windscreen With 316 Stainless Steel Handrail Support To Deflect Wind And Glare
  • Spacious Comfortable Helm Seat For 3 People With Upholstered Seat And Backrest
  • Comfortable Port Side Seating Adjacent To Flybridge Table With Fold Down Extensions Comfortably Seating Six People
  • Upholstered Flybridge Cushions With Backrest
  • Wet Bar Behind Helm Station Incorporating Corian Work Surface, Sink With Hot And Cold Faucet
  • Integrated Hinged Fiberglass Cover For Wet Bar Area With Flybridge Grill And Fridge 12v
  • Large Storage Area Under Wet Bar With 2 X Access Doors
  • Dedicated Life Raft Storage Locker Under Aft Seat With Easy Launch
  • Lifejacket And Safety Gear Storage Under Flybridge Seats
  • 7x Cup Holders Located In Various Areas Around Flybridge 
  • Led Navigation Lights - Port, Starboard, Stern, Anchor & Running Light

Electronics & Navigation

  • Raymarine Axiom 2 Chartplotter On Flybridge And Lower Helm
  • 12” Display And Cables New Sept 2023 With Back-up Camera Aft On Arch.
  • Raymarine Dst 810 Smart Transducer June 2023
  • Ais 650 System With Antenna
  • Radar Dome Chirp New 2021
  • Raymarine Evolution Autopilot W P70 Rotary Dial
  • Raymarine Autopilot Wireless Remote
  • Raymarine I70 Multifunction Display (speed, Depth, And Nav Information.
  • Raymarine 60 Vhf With Raymicrophone Remote
  • Navionics- Platinum Plus Chart Chip
  • Lower Helm
  • New 12” Raymarine Axiom 2 - Mfd Display, Auto Pilot, Radar, Depth Sounder, Sirius Rear Facing Docking Camera, Installed Sept 2023 
  • Electronic Throttles
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • Engine Control Displays
  • Comfortable Seat

Electrical, Power & Plumbing

  • Inverter/charger Victron Quatro 48 5 Kw, New Sept 2023
  • Solar Panels (12 X 55w)
  • 2 Add'l House Batteries
  • 2 New House Batteries Rolls Agm 4d June 2023
  • Rolls New Engine And Start Batteries June 2023
  • Spectra Water Maker Newport 400 Mk2 12v, 16.5 Gals Per Hour
  • Dockside Water Connection
  • Deck Wash Down Pump (fresh Water)
  • A/c - 48000 Btu New Ctm Chiller New Feb 2024 Chiller For Super-efficient System. 2 Year Warranty
  • 5 Air Handlers
  • New Water Pump
  • New Electronic Control Board
  • Underwater Lights Blue Color
  • 4 New Bilge Pumps And Control Panel

Engine & Mechanical

  • Upgraded 300 Hp Volvo Engines Only 859 Port Hrs And 870 Star Hrs.
  • Fischer Panda 11.4 Kw Diesel Generator Only 608 Hrs
  • New Engine And Generator Batteries June 2023
  • Two Factory Installed Extra Fuel Tanks Adding 44 Gals Plus 95 Gals To The Standard Fuel Capacity Of 295 Gals.
  • With Fuel Transfer Pump.
  • This Massively Extends The Cruising Range.
  • Rope Cutters On Drive Shafts
  • Extra 100 Gal Blader Tank For Fuel Made By Atl Petro Flex Ks203 For Extra Range, Including Tote Bag.
  • 2 Spare Propellers

Additional Information

  • Clean-a-hull Ultrasonic Hull Cleaning System. It Works!
  • Epirb Acr 406 Hz Gps
  • 2 Inflatable Life Vest With Acr Personal Locator Beacons
  • June 2023 New Bottom Paint, Thru-hulls Serviced And Zincs Replaced.
  • Prop-speed Antifouling On Running Gear, New Cutlass Bearings, Shaft Seals Tides Marine.
  • Props Serviced And Balanced. 4 Blade 20x20
  • Paddle Board Rails
  • 6 (5 Gal) Jerry Cans.

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Staley @ Yachts Unlimited

By Staley @ Yachts Unlimited

CEO of The Catamaran Company in Ft Lauderdale Florida located at Lauderdale Marine Center. Hailing from Sarasota, Florida, Staley taught himself to sail on Sarasota Bay before attending Loyola University in New Orleans. While attending Loyola University Staley received a business degree in marketing and was captain of the sailing team for 3 years. While racing intercollegiate Staley was Vice President of the South Eastern Intercollegiate Sailing Association.