Molto Bene

  • 44.8333'
  • 2002
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • $295,000


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  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: HUCKINS
  • Category: Sport Fisherman
  • Model: Ortega 44
  • Model Year: 2002
  • YearBuilt: 2002
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Bimini Top
  • Fly Bridge: Yes
  • Cockpit: Yes
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/4 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 44' 10" (13.67m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 13' 9" (4.19m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 3' 6" (1.07m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 23 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 28 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 23,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 115 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 30 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 406 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 3
  • Heads: 1
  • Sleeps: 4
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: HNS44449E102
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass Sandwich
  • Deck Material: FRP
  • Hull Configuration: Modified V-Hull
  • Project Manager: Huckins Yacht
  • Hull Designer: Huckins Yacht
  • Hull Color: Navy Blue
  • Hull Finish: Awlgrip
  • Exterior Designer: John Hall
  • Interior Designer: Huckins Yacht
  • Manufacturer: Cummins
  • Model: 6BTA5.9-M3
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


Molte Bene is located behind a private estate home in Nassau, Bahamas

Molto Bene is a solidly constructed, fiberglass, traditionally styled Huckins fly-bridge cruiser that is reliably powered and priced to sell. 
Outstanding features of this design include a modified V planing hull, large cockpit for fighting big fish or just lounging around with friends and cocktails, a shallow draft, dual helm stations and a Bimini Top over the upper helm. The interior shows of the fine woodworking abilities of the Huckins Shipyard with beautiful, hand crafted teak & holly soles, cabinetry and teak-wood trim. A new Satellite TV antenna and system was added by the owner to the yacht in 2015. 

Detailed Vessel Walkthrough

The Ortega 44’s interior design consists of two staterooms and one head with the master’s cabin forward in the bow and having a queen berth on the centerline. The guest’s stateroom features over & under single bunk berths. The head is good size and features a stall shower. Additionally, a cozy salon features a helm station forward to starboard, “L”- shaped settee with dining table and a galley are aft. A flat screen LG LCD TV is mounted on the bulkhead forward in the salon on the port side 


Included are:

  • U-Line icemaker
  • Kenyon 2-burner stove-top
  • GE refrigerator
  • GE microwave oven

Master Stateroom

  • HG flatscreen TV with KVH SAT TV receiver (2015)

Deck Equipment, Gear & Canvas

  • Swim platform (laminated teak)
  • Partial cockpit shade/awning w/ S/S frame and new canvas
  • Fly-bridge Bimini Top with S/S frame and new canvas
  • Lewmar Windlass, bow pulpit and two anchors w/ rode

Electronics & Helm

Redundant electronics at both stations include:

  • Furuno NavNet C-map NT plotter, depthsounder and radar display (36 Mi. range)
  • Furuno RD-30
  • Simrad AP22 Auto-pilot
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio-telephone


  • Generator – (2015) Northern Lights Model M673-6KW (6KW) w/ 78 hours
  • 12 VDC/120/240 VAC

Engine Details & Mechanical Equipment

  • Cummins are in-line 6 Cyl models w/ engine serial #’s (P) 46126622 & (S) 46126498
  • Transmissions/V-Drives model ZF HSW 800 V1-1.6 w/ 1.64:1 gear ratio
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Props are 24” x 24” 3-bladed bronze alloy
  • 1 ¾” Dia. S/S Prop shafts with PSS dripless packing glands.
  • Glendinning single lever electronic engine controls (dual stations)
  • Hynautic power assisted steering
  • Bow thruster – electric

Detailed Broker's Comments

The Huckins Ortega 44 is a good looking, traditionally styled yacht tender that features classic lines and excellent performance as well as economical operation. A real “head turner” in any port or harbor she sails. 

KVH model M35T SAT TV system w/ 14” dish/antenna and 2 KVH receivers were installed during 2015. 

Owner is selling to move up, has picked out his next yacht and will listen to reasonable offers for “Molto Bene”.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.