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Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 Evolution

AU$945,000.00 Sold

Attention new or near new buyers. This 2017 Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 Evolution sailing catamaran comes to the market in excellent condition, highly optioned and ready for extended cruising. Don’t wait till 2024 for a new order, this example delivers substantial savings off a new boat. She is available for immediate inspection, so book today as high quality near new catamarans are in high demand.

The Helia 44 design has proved very popular as it delivers owners large entertaining spaces, excellent accommodation, plus great sea handling capabilities.

This large double four cabin, four ensuite vessel provides multiple entertaining areas including the saloon, large rear cockpit, upper deck lounge, plus foredeck seating. The U shaped galley provides excellent bench space and flows naturally to the saloon and cockpit. The saloon is bathed in natural light and ventilation and offers 360 degree views.

The detailed inventory includes: a fully airconditioned interior; generator; 1260ah battery banks, redundant charger/inverter system, solar panels, water maker, electric and manual deck winches, Garmin navigation system; Hypalon hard hulled tender with 15hp outboard.

The vessel is powered by twin 57hp Yanmar diesels with just over 550 hours. Servicing was completed October 2021. All the rigging and sails are in good condition. A rigging report was completed March 2021. Sails include Main, Genoa, and Gennaker.

The owner maintains this vessel to a very high level with a preventative maintenance schedule in place. The last out of water survey was March 2021 where the surveyor noted “this vessel is in very good condition and presents as new”. The current owner purchased the vessel to use while waiting for the arrival of their new vessel and is only selling due to its near arrival.

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Make/Model Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 Evolution
Name Serenity
Location Airlie Beach, Hamilton Island, Whitsundays, Queensland
Region Queensland
Year 2017
Commercial Survey Never been chartered, only private use.
Designer Berret Racoupeau – Racoupeau Yacht Design
Builder Fountaine Pajot, France
Length 13.29m / 43' 7"
Beam 7.40 metres
Draft 1.15 metres
Displacement 10,800kgs dry
Keel / Ballast Mini keels
Hull Material Sandwich GRP
Deck Material Sandwich GRP
Engine Number of engines: Two
Engine make / model: Yanmar 4JH57, Numbered “E11753” and “E11754”
Engine build year: Built 2016
Engine service: Last engine service October 2021
Engine horsepower: 2 x 57hp
Fuel type: Diesel
Drive type: 2 x Yanmar Saildrives
Propellers: 2 x 3 bladed folding propellers
Engine Hours 557 hours as of October 2021
Engine Room Easy access, clean and dry
Generator Genset info: 9.5kva Cummins Onan generator model 9.5MDKBM-5827G, S/N: 160930818. 302 hours as of October 2021
Fuel 470 litres
Water 700 litres
Accommodation Layout: Central stairways off to port and starboard lead to two double cabins, both with en-suites on each side. Timber flooring throughout and all cabins feature excellent head-room, storage, natural light, and blinds.
Cabins: Four semi-island queen/large double walkaround aft cabins with ensuite.
Number of berths: Sleeps 8 to 10
No: of cabins: Four
No: of ensuites: Four ensuites with electric toilets and hot/cold showers in separate areas
Fans / Lighting: All cabins are fitted with fans and reading lights
Galley Layout: Open plan design. “U” shaped galley opens to saloon and cockpit with a servery. Ex-cellent bench space and storage and abundance 360 degree natural light and views.
“L” shaped saloon seating for 6 to 8 around a saloon table which can convert to a double. There is a chart table to port. Timber flooring throughout.
Stove details: Eno 3 burner gas stove
Oven: Eno gas oven
Grill: Eno gas oven
Fridge: Double draw stainless steel Isotherm front loading fridge / freezer
Freezer: Double draw stainless steel Isotherm front loading fridge / freezer
Sink: Double stainless steel bowl sink
Hot and cold water: Hot and cold water throughout
Water delivery type: Pressure water throughout
Saloon Fabric: Soft furnishings
Saloon Seating: Seats 6 to 8
External BBQ: Sovereign stainless steel BBQ
Cockpit design: Full hardcover cockpit with “U” shaped seating around a stainless steel and timber ta-ble, plus a couch opposite which seats three. Easy access to both transom stairs and side-decks, as well as stairs to the helm and rooftop lounge. Clears on both sides keep the breeze at bay.
Rooftop lounge: Access from helm level, there is soft seating for three, plus large sun lounges.
Other: Built in benchtop rubbish shoot
Refrigeration Fridge: Double draw stainless steel Isotherm front loading fridge / freezer
Freezer: Double draw stainless steel Isotherm front loading fridge / freezer
Toilet Four electric toilets, all ensuites
Dinghy Highfield Ultralite 340 3.4m model CL340HYP Hypalon tender with alloy hull. HIN: CN-HFM55257B616
Outboard 15hp Yamaha 2 stroke outboard with cover. S/N: 1151901
Ground Tackle Anchor Windlass: Quick 12v anchor windlass
Anchors: 35kg stainless steel Ultra anchor.
Chain: Approximately 70 metres 12mm
Other: Anchor bridle
Safety Gear Life jackets: Eight life jackets
Life buoys / rings: Single life ring
EPIRB: EPIRB expires 2027
First aid kit: Yes
Flares: Coastal flare pack
V-sheet: Yes
Flashlight: Yes
Lifelines: 2 x covered stainless steel wire lifelines
Bilge manual: Single manual bilge pump
Bilge automatic: Four electric switchable bilge pumps on float switches
Handheld extinguisher: Yes
Electrics Genset info: 9.5kva Cummins Onan generator model 9.5MDKBM-5827G, S/N: 160930818.
302 hours as of October 2021
Shore power: Single 240v 15amp shore power connection
Solar panels: 4 x 90w solar panels roof mounted
Battery description: The vessel is fitted with a total of 1260ah across two house battery banks which delivers redundancy and two banks of 630A each. Most boats of this type run less than 700A on a single bank. There is also two Victron Energy 80A/2000W chargers/inverters which again deliver full redundancy. The current owner advises they runs bank one during the day till after dinner, and bank one is normally still at 93% charge, then they switch to bank two for the night which sees the second bank down to only 96% by morning. The owner advises that by mid-morning the batteries are fully charge from just the solar. Obviously, weather and used profiles may differ.
Battery - House: 1,260ah total
Battery - Start: Single port crank battery
Battery - Genset: Crank battery for generator
Battery charger: 2 x Victron Energy 80A/2000W chargers/inverter
Inverter: 2 x Victron Energy 80A/2000W chargers/inverter
Lighting system: All LED lighting
Hot water system: 240v plus heat exchange and 40 litre hot water tank
Air conditioning: 6 zone Cruisair air conditioning cools the entire vessel
Other: Fuel and water gauges
Other: Generator control at elect
Electronics Navigation Depth/Log/Wind: 2 x Garmin GMI20 instruments
Autopilot: Garmin autopilot with single head-unit
GPS / Plotter: 2 x Garmin GPSmap 7410 chart plotters
Compass: Plastimo Offshore 135
Marine radios: Garmin VHF plus handset and Garmin speaker
AIS: AIS transceiver fitted with AIS silent switchable mode
Other: TV and VHF antennas
Sail Inventory Mainsail info: 70 sqm2 Incidence square top full batten, Autoreef on 1st reef, plus ball bearing luff cars
Headsail info: 45 sqm2 Incidence Genoa on Furler.
Gennaker sail info: North G3 Gennaker ion sock. Luff 18.35, Leech 16.8, made of Norton 150
Mast / Rigging Mast / Boom info: Z.Diffusion aluminium mast and boom.
Spreader info: Double sweptback Spreaders
Furler info: Facnor LS200 Genoa Furler
Standing rigging: Rig report March 2021 reported all stainless steel standing rigging in good condition.
Run rigging: All in good condition.
Rig replacement info: Not required.
Winch, electric info: 1 x Lewmar 45 electric winch
Winch, Manual info: 2 x Lewmar 45 manual winches, plus 1 x Lewmar 40 manual winch
Winch handles: Various
Other: Roof mounted Traveller
Other: Several Antal Clutch banks
Other: 2 roof mounted Cars
Other: Boom bag abd Lazy Jacks
Deck Gear Spectra Stellanator Watermaker, 230v 80ltr/hr
1 x Lewmar 45 electric winch
2 x Lewmar 45 manual winches, plus 1 x Lewmar 40 manual winch
Stainless steel Davit arms off transom with a winch tender lifting pulley system Hot and cold transom shower
Stainless steel swim ladder
5 x stainless steel rod holders
2 x timber forepeak seats
Single forward trampoline
Remarks This 2017 Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 Evolution is in excellent condition, highly optioned and ready for extended cruising. Don’t wait till 2024 for a new order, this example delivers substantial savings off a new boat. She is available for immediate inspection, so book today as high quality near new catamarans are in high demand.
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