Bahamas Cruisers Guide

Cruising Boats for Sale

Updated: 5 April 2018

Antares stbd hull 1

MV Antares

Boat Name: Antares
Lowland Trawler; Built at DeVries Shipyard, Holland

Owner: John Hardy Jr. & Sue Wallace
Phone: 401-662-1623

Exumas, Bahamas until early May 2018; then US East Coast.

Offered at: $175000 (US)


  • USCG documented vessel
  • Marine survey conducted 2017
  • Hull inspection with ultrasound in 2016

  • Aft Owners Stateroom with queen bed; ensuite head
  • Main Saloon with lower helm station
  • Forward V-berth; sleeps 2 to 4
  • Forward head with separate shower
  • Fresh water washdown & shower on deck at bow

Extensive Refit & Improvements made in 2017
  • Awlgrip repaint of topsides and cabin trunks
  • Flexiteak aft deck
  • Coal tar epoxy and bottom paint
  • New Furuno navigation electronics package
  • Watermaker, 30 gal / hr
  • Galley
  • Deep freezer
  • Hot water heater, 30-gal
  • Washing machine
  • LED Lighting throughout
  • New plumbing in heads: toilets, holding tanks, full tiled shower
  • Battery banks
  • 6-person Winslow life raft

Gourmet Chef's Galley
  • Galley fully reconfigured and newly outfitted
  • Stove top; ceramic-surface
  • Microwave & Convective Oven; commercial size; stainless steel
  • Refrigerator & Freezer: pull-out drawer, stainless steel; upper cooler; lower freezer.
  • Second refrigerator chest in salon; additional space for drinks, vegetables, etc.
  • Second freezer on bridge deck: additional space for frozen foods

LOA: 48'
LWL: 46'
Beam: 14'
Hull length: 46'
Displacement: 16 tons
Hull Type: Full-displacement; canoe stern
Hull Construction: Core-Ten rolled steel
Draft: 5.5'
Ballast: NA
Engine: 140 hp diesel; Ford Lehman; 600 hours
Fuel capacity: 450 gal, diesel
Water capacity: 400 gal
Generator: 15 KW Westerbeke; Powers back-up "come home system"
Backup Propulsion: Hydroelectric (hydraulic); come-home system; powered by generator
Bow Thruster: Hydrologic (hydraulic); powered by generator
Mast: 35'

Antares Saloon 1
Saloon - looking forward

Antares Saloon 2
Saloon - looking toward starboard stern quarter

MV Antares Galley

MV Antares Aft Stateroom 1
Aft Stateroom

MV Antares Aft Stateroom 2
Aft Stateroom

MV Antares Aft Stateroom 3
Aft Stateroom

MV Antares Aft Stateroom 4
Aft Stateroom

MV Antares Aft Stateroom 5
Aft Stateroom

MV Antares Aft Head
Aft Head

Antares; Fwd Berth
Forward Berth

Antares Engine Room
Engine Room

Antares: Yachting Magazine Article

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