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1992 Island Packet 44

Jacksonville, Florida



This extremely well equipped Island Packet 44 is being offered at Great Price!

TIDE n KNOTS is an exceptional IP44! 

“TIDE N KNOTS” is a rare find. Her owners have lovingly maintained every inch of this vessel. There are Sunbrella covers for everything you can imagine. The owner keeps copious notes and maintains a comprehensive log book. 

Here are just a few of her features:

  • New Sails May 2019
  • Northern Lights 5kw Generator
  • Seawater Desalination 300GPD Watermaker
  • House Batteries (New March 2019) – Apex  AGM, Two(2) 8D, One (1) 4D
  • Full custom cockpit enclosure 
  • Custom Sunbrella Covers for All Exterior Brightwork

TIDE n KNOTS can take you anywhere you want to go! 

Well-equipped for cruising and well-appointed for enjoying a nice anchorage. 




Basic Boat Info

Price: $169,000
Boat Name: Tide n Knots
Make: Island Packet
Model: 44
Year: 1992
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Island Packet
Designer: Bob Johnson
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TDL 440016B292
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 44'6 ft
Waterline Length: 37 ft
Beam: 13'1 ft
Max Draft: 5'7 ft
Displacement: 27,500 lb
Bridge Clearance: 58'6 ft
Ballast: 12,500 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar Turbo
  • Model: 4JH2-TE
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 62hp
  • Engine Hours: 2000


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 195 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gal


Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Cruisers, Cutter


Terri Ivins
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Whiteaker Yacht Sales


Whiteaker Yacht Sales
1035 Riverside Drive
Palmetto, Florida, US, 34221
Tel:Cell: 407-810-8854 or Office: 941-776-0616


Accommodations The Island Packet 44 is laid out very comfortably for two couples with heads adjoining the staterooms to optimize privacy.


Beginning forward, the forward stateroom has a nice double pullman berth to starboard. There are teak shelves outboard of the berth, stowage lockers and cedar lined drawers underneath. The forward stateroom also features a large cedar lined hanging locker with interior shelf, teak bureau with mirrored vanity and upholstered seat.


The adjoining head has a separate shower area, teak seat, large wrap around vanity with s/s sink, toilet, hot/cold pressure water, unbreakable mirror, and lots of storage.



Next aft is the main salon which features two comfortable captain's chairs to port with settee to starboard. The captain’s chairs are separated by a fold-up table for games or snacks. This area also provides access to the ship’s entertainment center controls. To starboard is a full size L-shaped settee which converts to a double berth for guests. Island Packet's signature drop down dining table is also to starboard. All new  upholstery throughout the salon!


A very nice nav station is next aft to starboard and includes a full wrap-around work area, large chart table, chart storage tray, drawer, nav light, generous cabinets, master electrical panels, book rack, storage bin, and upholstered seat with stowage under. There is also a ventilated wet locker which drains to the bilge. Both the wet locker and nav station have been neatly fitted into this layout.


Next aft to starboard is the galley, a roomy and comfortable nook for the cook while underway and convenient for food delivery to the hungry crew in the cockpit.


To port is the aft head which features small bathtub/stall shower and toilet. There is a folding teak seat, large wrap around vanity with s/s sink, hot/cold pressure water, unbreakable mirror, and ample storage.


Continuing aft to port is the aft stateroom with a large and comfortable berth, full length teak shelf outboard, stowage lockers under, dressing seat, a generous cedar lined hanging locker, and bureau with shelf over.


  • 16 Opening Ports (all with screens & shades)
  • 8 Deck Hatches with Sunbrella covers and interior insect screens
  • Companionway insect screen and Eisinglass insert
  • Molded slip resistant cabin sole in heads and galley
  • 3 Dorades w/screens 
  • Removable Teak Companionway Steps for Engine Access

Spacious wrap-around design with large storage cabinets and drawers, premium solid color-core laminate surfaces, premium Corian granite pattern trim and sea rails on all edges.                                                                                  

  • Refrigerator/Freezer

    Top loading separate Refrigerator and Freezer

    Crosby engine driven water cooled with holding plates in each compartment

    Crosby 110v electric generator/shore power using same holding plates on 2nd circuit

  • Gimballed 3-burner Princess LPG Stove/Oven
  • Cutting Board Cover on Stove
  • (2) 10lb. Aluminum Propane Tanks
  • Double Stainless Steel Sinks
  • Hot/Cold Pressure Water
  • Manual Water Pump at Sink
  • Water Heater
  • Hidden roll-out Trash Bin
  • Deluxe Teak Dish Rack and Cutlery Drawers
Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing
  • Your comfort on Tide n Knots  is assured with three (3) air conditioning units. The main salon and galley are kept comfortable with a Dometic16,000 Btu Reverse Cycle (AC & Heat) unit, the forward berth is cooled by a Ocean Marine 9000 BTU unit, and a Ocean Marine 9000 BTU with heat is dedicated to the aft berth.  In cooler weather, engine heat is diverted to the main salon to keep it cozy and warm. 
  • Yanmar 4JH2-TE (62 HP @3600 rpm) 2000 hours

  • Electrical

    Balmar 100 amp alternator

    Northern Lights 5kW Genset

    Shore Power  - Two (2) 30 amp shore power cord sets with

    One (1) 50 amp splitter

    Heart Inverter 2500 watt

    Solar Panel with charge controller & battery monitor - Newpowa 175W-New 2019 

    Batteries - New March 2019 

           House Batteries  – Apex  AGM, Two(2) 8D, One (1) 4D

           Starting Batteries - AGM Die Hard Marine Batteries

  • Air Conditioning/Heat:

           Forward Cabin - Ocean Marine 9000 BTU

           Saloon – Dometic 16000 BTU with heat

           Aft Cabin – Ocean Marine 9000 BTU with heat

          Cabin heat system with forced air heated by engine


  • Tankage Capacities

    Fuel – 100 gal (range 475 miles)

    Water – 200 gal

    Waste – 40 gal (Aluminum tank lined with polyurethane)

  • Water heater - New 2018
  • Fresh water Pump - New 2017
  • Macerator & wash down pump rebuilt 2108




Electronics, Communications, Entertainment
  • Instruments/Navigation/VHF (Raymarine)

    Helm station

    Raymarine eS 7 inch display

    I70 Multifunction Display

    P70 Autopilot Control

    Raymarine VHF 218F remote station

    Nav Station

    Raymarine e125 display with Autopilot Control

    I70 Multifunction Display

    Raymarine VHF 218E Base station

    ICOM Waterproof Handheld VHF

    Raymarine SmartController Wireless Remote E15023

    System fully integrated and includes


    Wind Direction

    Wind Speed

    Boat Speed

    AIS Receiver

    Digital Radar

    Engine Data




    Navionics Charts US Coastal and Lakes (2019 edition)


    Misc Instruments

    High Exhaust Temperature Alarm (engine and generator)

    High Bilge Level Alarm

    Bilge Pump Counter

    Depth/Fish Finder in Dinghy

Deck and Cockpit

The varnished brightwork is beautiful, and stays beautiful with Custom Sunbrella Covers for all exterior brightwork.

Sunbrella covers also on all hatches, winches, anchor windlass, dodger windshield, companionway, and helm station.

The Dodger and Bimini are in excellent condition. The panels complete a Full Enclosure of the cockpit.

  • Ground tackle

    CQR/Plow  with 200 ft chain

    Bruce/Claw with 25 ft chain and 150 ft rode

    Simpson-Lawrence Anchorman Power 1000 Windlass with gypsy and drum

    Wash down system at windlass


  • Heavy duty electrically operated Dinghy Davits
  • Bimini and Full Enclosed Dodger w/ Panels
  • Teak Cockpit Table
  • Cockpit Cushions (4 pc)
  • SUPER COMFORTABLE Helm Seat (removable)
  • Cockpit Shower
  • Handrail Covers
  • Cockpit Coaming Covers
  • Helm Cover
Sails & Rigging


New (2019) sails , including Mainsail, Staysail and Genoa       


Main – 4 full battens, 3 reef points (New May 2019, Far East Sails)

Genoa – 130 roller furling reefing (New May 2019, Far East Sails)

Stay sail -  roller furling reefing (New May 2019, Far East Sails)

Storm Sail – ATN Gale Sail 150 sq ft  (new May 2013)

Spinnaker – UK Symmetrical with sock and rail bag

Lazy Jack system 



“TIDE N KNOTS” is a rare find. Her owners have lovingly maintained every inch of this vessel. There are Sunbrella covers for everything you can imagine. The owner keeps copious notes and maintains a comprehensive log book.

“TIDE N KNOTS” is super clean, well maintained, and features updated electronics. I don’t believe you will find a better IP in this size/price range. See this one before you buy. She just might be the boat of your dreams.



Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the sale. Details of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time.  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.

Additional Contact Information



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407-810-8854 cell/text 

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