Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 (Florida)

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Asking: $545,000 (USD) Location: Fort Lauderdale (Florida)
S/V Knot A Clue is a Fort Lauderdale based 2015 Fountaine Pajot 44 Helia Catamaran For Sale By Owner
This catamaran owner requires financial settlement only. No trades.
This seller is open to offers via CatamaranSite escrow.

Just returned from sailing the Caribbean, Knot A Clue is a well-appointed 2015 Helia 44. With 3-cabins, including the spacious ‘owners’ cabin, and off-grid ready, she is ready for her next adventure.

Featuring a suite of upgrades, including a custom 2000W solar arch, which also supports the 10’10” dinghy. No more low davits to worry about!  Lithium batteries, Victron electronics, washer-dryer and a water-maker of course!

The Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 is one of the most popular cruising catamarans. Designed for maximum living space and boasting beautiful natural light throughout its interior, this elegant and luxuriously appointed catamaran also delivers a dynamic performance at sea.

With a generous sail plan, the Helia 44 is built for blue-water cruising providing the ideal balance between sail performance and comfort. All halyards, sheets and reefing lines lead back to the helm station, with an electric winch making it an easy boat to manage while sailing single-handed.


  • Extensive Solar & Lithium Batteries
  • Raymarine Electronics including Radar, AIS, Fishfinder
  • Victron Inverter Charger, extra charger & solar chargers
  • Watermaker & Washer-dryer

Catamaran Name:S/V Knot A Clue
Model:44 Helia
Year Built:2015
Builder:Fountaine Pajot
Loa:44' 0" (13.3 m.)
Lwl:44' 0" (13.3 m.)
Beam:24' 6" (7.4 m.)
Headroom:185cm (doors) to 210cm (Cabin/Salon = 6,1- 6.9ft)
Draft:3' 10" (1.20 m.)
Displacement:23,800 lbs. (10,800kg.)
Mast Height:70' 0" (21.4 m.)
Speed:5 to 10 kts cruise; max 15kts
Fuel Tanks:125G
Water Tanks:125G
Galley Location:Up
Engines:Volve Penta D2-55
Engine Hours:3700hrs
Sails:Main Sail, Furling Headsail

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Features & Upgrades

  • Hardtop Bimini
  • Helm Enclosure
  • Cockpit Sunshades
  • Lithium Batteries (1400aH)
  • Solar Power (2000W)
  • Watermaker (40gph)
  • Washer-dryer
  • Raymarine Navigation with Autopilot & Radar
  • Victron Inverter & Chargers
  • Custom Solar Arch to Hoist Dinghy
  • Volvo Penta Diesel Engines (upgraded 55HP)
  • 200A Alternator & Wakespeed
  • Northern Lights 9kW generator
  • Fresh-water flush heads
  • Underwater Lights


  • 3 Cabin / 3 Head Owners Version (+ 1 foredeck bunk with mattress)
  • 3 Air Conditioning unit (40,000 BTU total)
  • Style wooden oak & gray interior
  • 12v Salon Fans & Cabin Fans throughout
  • Accent Lighting


  • Raymarine Electronics including Axiom MFD
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Raymarine Fishfinder
  • Raymarine Radar
  • Dual station VHF Radio
  • Victron Inverter/Charger - 3000VA 120V
  • Victron Battery Charger Additional (Centaur) 120V
  • Victron Smart Shunt
  • Victron 3x 50A MPPT Solar Chargers
  • Victron Cerbo GX (with bilge pump alarms & remote monitoring)
  • 1400aH Lithium Batteries
  • 6x 330W Panasonic Solar Panels
  • Fusion Audio with Front, Salon and Cockpit Speakers (incl. subwoofer)
  • 32" Smart TV
  • Wireles CCTV
  • Galvanic Isolator 110v protection
  • Remote control anchor light, courtesy lights and rear lights

Salon & Galley

  • Isotherm Stainless Steel Freezer
  • Isotherm Stainless Steel Double Drawer Refrigerator
  • Breville Air Fryer
  • Breville Microwave
  • 3-burner propane stove
  • Interior LED lights
  • 32" Samsung Smart TV
  • Coffee Table with storage
  • Navigation station
  • Enlarged Single Stainless Steel Sink


  • Exterior fridge-freezer
  • Raritan Ice-maker
  • Adjustable-height salon table (with cushions for large day-bed)
  • Newly upholstered cushions
  • Propane Tank Locker (2x tanks)
  • Storage beneath benches
  • Sunbrella Sunshades
  • Raw water and fresh water washdown hoses


  • Owners Master Cabin (starboard):
  • Queen size bed with custom mattress
  • Relax area with couch & office station
  • Head with electric toilet, shower, mirror cabinet and basin
  • Separated shower cubicle
  • Floor to ceiling closet + many storage cabinets
  • Guest cabin (port forward):
  • Queen bed
  • Head with electric toilet, shower, mirror cabinet and basin
  • Separated shower cubicle
  • Cabinets and storage place
  • Access to forward peak bunk with mattress, fan, lighting
  • Guest Cabin (port aft)
  • Queen bed
  • Head with electric toilet, shower, mirror cabinet and basin
  • Separated shower cubicle
  • Cabinets and storage place

Deck & Hull

  • Mainsail, Genoa furler
  • Electric winch
  • Newly upholstered cushions
  • Outdoor foredeck cushions
  • Forepeak deck hatches
  • Cockpit courtesy lighting

Sails, Rigging & Ground Tackle

  • Main Sail & Furling Genoa
  • New Rigging Lines (2023)
  • Electric Winch
  • 70lb Mantus Anchor
  • 250' galvanized chain
  • Many docklines and fenders

Engines & Mechanical

  • Volvo Penta D2-55 Engines x2 (3700hrs - regularly serviced)
  • Volvo Penta S130 Sail Drives
  • Bottom Paint (2023)


  • Gala A300D 10'10" Hyperlon Dinghy (2022)
  • Honda 20HP Outboard with Electric Start, Electric Tilt (2022)
  • Bilge Pump




  • Water heater 110V

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