Transworld Yachts are delighted to introduce a beautifully appointed Hallberg-Rassy 44 to the brokerage market.
Lying ashore at Hamble Point Marina CARIOCA II is hull number 5 of the hugely successful and capable Hallberg-Rassy 44 design.
Built and launched in 2017 CARIOCA II is offered as a fast, safe and modern ocean cruiser, providing luxurious accommodation and thrilling sailing characteristics.

CARIOCA II is an exceptional example with a full specification including push-button sail controls, Epex furling sails from Elvstrom, Whisper 6 generator, custom upholstery, dishwasher, washing machine, water-maker, bow and stern thrusters with the Sleipner Docking system and much more.

Take a look at the owner's comments on how he came to choose CARIOCA II on our website (address in contact info) and Contact Transworld Yachts now for more information or to arrange a viewing.


  • Boat Make / Model: Hallberg-Rassy 44
  • Boat Name: CARIOCA II
  • Boat Length: 44 ft
  • Year: 2017
  • Located: Hamble
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Water Tanks: 1
  • Capacity: 745 liter
  • Fuel Tanks: 1
  • Capacity: 420 liter
  • Holding Tanks: 2
  • Capacity: 60 liter
  • Engine #01: Volvo Penta D2-75
  • Fuel: diesel
  • Hours: 300
  • Fuel: diesel
  • Propller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Power: 75 horsepower

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Hull and deck construction

Laminate construction of hull: Isophtalic gelcoat, vinylester based barrier coat.
Hand lay-up method, insulated with Divinycell PVC-foam against heat and cold except in the keel area which is solid laminate
Integrated rubbing strake with stainless steel strip.
Blue decorative band in gelcoat.
Strong under floor reinforcements.
Lead keel with reinforcement bolted on with many stainless steel bolts.
The rudders is carefully mounted for sensitive rudder feel.
Strong engine foundations of GRP for effective sound insulation.
Deck and coach roof areas and also cockpit are of sandwich construction, solid in parts, laminated to the hull.
Four hull portlights.
Gas locker with space for two bottles



The boat has two easy chairs in saloon and one sofa. One centreline aft cabin berth and a larger linear galley to port. In front of the mast the boat has two cabins. A large head opposite 'bunk room' walk- through style cabin and additional cabin forward. 

All interior woodwork in European Oak matt silk finish. Flushed locker doors with invisible hinges and ventilation as far as possible. Floor is varnished real teak with inlaid holly strips. Extra inspection hatches installed by Hallberg-Rassy.
Saloon ceiling has panelling with oak strips and ceilings in remainder of boat have light lining.
High quality fabric on all berths 12 cm / 5’’ thick sandwich foam resting on unvarnished, well ventilated boards to avoid condensation. Hand holds are in all the right positions. All portholes are fitted with pleated blinds. Oceanair skyscreens under the large deck hatches.
Black out package in front of mast.
All interior lighting with fully adjustable LED bulbs or strips to suit your mood. 


On the port side a 2.00 m long L-sofa that has backrests with hinges so that the space behind can be utilised as storage. The sofa corner is rounded and lee-cloth.On starboard side are two comfortable armchairs, finished in blue leather, with storage behind, between and underneath. Retractable TV behind stbd side easy chairs. Between the settees a strong table with foldable sides. Top opening bar in the table. Headroom in saloon approximately 1.97 m. Large double opening deck hatch with Oceanair skyscreen.

Working surface in composite stone with strong, all round Oak fiddle rail. Carefully insulated cooling box with baskets and water cooled electric compressor for chilling. Additional top loading freezer. Extra deep, double sink with Nordic square tap and covers. Eno two burner gas cooker with grill & oven, well gimbaled with fiddle rails and locking device for oven door and also for the cooker when in use in the marina. Dishwasher. Microwave. Safety switch on gas pipe. Manual pump for fresh water. Crockery locker and cutlery drawer. Bread board. Room for saucepans and other kitchen utensils. There are special places for the waste bin and other items. Additional opening portlight to cockpit. Red night light.

Forward Heads Compartment
Bulkheads and lockers in white laminate. Teak grating. Wash basin and countertop in Corian composite stone. There is a large mirror fitted. Separate shower with watertight shower stall, plexi glass doors. Shower water drained by pump directly overboard without going into bilges. Hand switch for shower pump for utmost safety. Electric toilet with soft closing lid. Holding tank, emptied by gravity or by deck pump out. Cupboard above and below washbasin. Ventilation through opening porthole and a hatch, with milk coloured acrylic glass to let light but obstruct view into the head. Extractor fan. Red night light. Candy half-load washing machine in locker. Removable pole for drying wet clothing.

Forward Cabin
The door to the forward cabin has been arranged in such a way to allow free movement for dressing and undressing. 2.10 m long v-berth with infill. Additional mirror. Ample stowage above and below and in addition a number of lockers. A deck hatch with Oceanair skyscreen and an opening portlight. Wooden lee-cloth for use between mattresses.

Bunk Room
Opposite heads compartment there are two singe bunks. 12v white fan for each bunk. Hanging locker. Door to main saloon.

Chart Table 
A comfortable chart table seat with spacious forward facing chart table. Electric panel to the right of the navigator., with drop down door access to wiring. Drawers and stowage slots. Instrument shelf. 220v, 12v and USB sockets. Red night light and red light on snake. Book shelf behind nav seat

Aft Cabin
Aft cabin has a hanging lockers on port side and centreline berth with sprung mattress and mattress topper for extra comfort. Lee-cloths. Vanity area with opening work surface, small mirror inside. Port side has settee with stowage under. Various cupboards for stowage. There is a mirror fitted to fwd bulkhead. Large opening deck hatch with Oceanair skyscreen and four portlights (two opening). Black out package. Minisafe. Two 12v white fans.

Aft Heads Compartment
As forward toilet. The separate shower has plexi glass doors. Ventilation through an opening portlight towards the cockpit. Hanging locker. Red night light

Engine and mechanical and electrical systems

Engine Volvo Penta D2-75, 55 kW/75 HP 4 cylinder 2.2 Litres cylinder volume. Approx 850 engine hours.
Mounted with four rubber feet on strong foundations to avoid vibration and noise.
Hydraulic transmission.
Centreflex coupling
Double racor fuel filters.
One 230v fluorescent light in engine room
Smoke alarm in engine room
Charging of batteries by 115 A alternator from engine.
Additional alternator fitted as per Volvo Penta upgrade 2020
3 bladed Gori propeller, fixed propeller as spare.
Retractable bow and stern thruster system.
Remote control for bow and stern thrusters.
Water-cooled rubber exhaust pipe.
Freshwater cooled engine.
Webasto Airtop 5500 cabin heating with outlets in all cabins, saloon and heads
Newport 400 Auto FLush water-maker, New 2022
40 L  hot water tank
Spare pressure water pump
Domestic water filter
Quooker hot water boiler, New 2022
Plumbing/skin fittings ready for water maker
Ultrasonic antifoul system


230v shore connection, with shore power cable, RCD circuit breaker and seven outlets
Stainless steel inlet for shore power
22W Solar panel on sliding hatch cover
480Ah Flat plate batteries for services, replaced with Rolls Gel 2020
90Ah Engine start battery, New 2021
Bow and stern thruster batteries upgraded to Li Ion Ultra.
Emergency switch for engine start
MASS Combi Ultra 12v 2500-100A with Masterview
Isolation transformer MASS GI 3.5kVA
Whisper 6 Ultra Diesel Generator 
Solar Panels installed over davits.
Air-conditioning for saloon area only.
Electric panel with circuit breakers at inner chart table.
There is a water and diesel meter.


Deck and deck fittings

Toe rail, cockpit seats, cockpit floor and hydraulic folding bathing platform in top quality teak laid in silicon rubber.
Also teak hand rails full length of superstructure.
Strong stem fitting.
Integrated anchor roller.
Electric windlass with fixed anchor remote and chain counter at steering pedestal.
Stainless 27kg Ultra anchor, 70m 8mm galvanised chain
Stainless steel rubbing strakes to all cleats and toe rail.
Stowage in anchor locker for fenders.
Two strong cleats forward, aft and midships.
Double stainless lifelines.
Opening gates port and starboard.
Scuppers on each side which drain rain water overboard just above waterline to prevent dirt strips on the hull.
Aluminium framed tempered glass windscreen protects cockpit without obscuring view.
Varnished retractable washboard and outer chart tables
Fittings for safety line in cockpit
Cockpit cushions
Raised bed drainage for dinghy stowage below cockpit sole.
Canvas sprayhood and extension to enclose whole cockpit
Bimini with stainless steel frames and closable window.
Custom made cover to protect outer chart tables and washboards.
Cover for steering pedestal.
High gloss varnished teak cupholders at outer chart tables
Steering pedestal with console for instruments
Genoajib and mainsheet tracks with blocks.
Genoajib block adjustable from the cockpit.
Self-tailing electric primary winches, size 55 REVO Chrome,
Mainsheet electric winch, size 40 Evo Chrome.
Lewmar electric 40EST halyard winch 
Hatches in foredeck, forward toilet compartment, stb side of that, two in saloon and one in aft cabin.
11 port holes, 7 of these are opening.
Pulpit and pushpit have opening for easy access on board.
Simpson Davits, 125kg each
Highfield 2.9m dinghy in hyperlon with Aluminium floor.
Openings in port and starboard lifelines and fittings for deck ladder.
Teak pushpit seats
There is a separate gas locker with stowage for two 6 kg PK6 gas cylinders.
Hydraulic powered folding bathing platform in transom with integrated swim ladder
Shower with mixer tap at bathing platform
Two aft deck lockers near transom with stainless steel bars for rope stowage
Two additional cleats on aft toe rail for stern mooring.
Boat boarding ladder with deck fittings 
Radar pole with fold down hinge, aft deck light and folding arm.
General service pump sea or fresh water 50l/min

Mast, rigging and sails

White painted, triple spreader electric furling mast, boom and spinnaker pole
Electric main sail furling by Seldén.
Under deck genoajib furling and electric reefing system Seldén Furlex TDE.
Boom with outhaul 
In-boom LED lights over cockpit
Seldén rodkicker.
Hydraulic Backstay tensioner.
Several cleats at mast for various uses.
Whisker pole in carbon fibre
Generous dimensions of standing and running rigging avoid fatigue during unrestricted ocean sailing.
Turnbuckles from Seldén, winches from Lewmar.
Windex wind indicator and anchor light and Aquasignal LED Tricolour with anchorlight on mast top.
Code Zero Halyard
Longer 55m topping lift


Elvestrom Furling main Fatfurl Epex with vertical battens and UV protection
Elevstrom Genoajib, 107% EPEX  with vertical battens, E-flex and UV protection. (NEW 2023, never been out of bag)
Furling Code Zero with equipment.

Navigation and electronic equipment

Raymarine e165 multi function display at steering position
Raymarine eS125 multi function display at chart table
4x Raymarine i70s displays over companionway.
Additional i70s position at chart table
Raymarine Doppler II radar scanner, New 2022, mounted on radar pole
Raymarine AIS650 class-B transponder
Raymarine Autopilot p70/Type II
VHF Ray260e DSC class D with two control units.
Iridium Go
Locomarine Yacht Rauter Micro
Locomarine antenna
Stereo Fusion DVD  with remote control on pedestal, New 2022
Stereo loudspeakers in cockpit
UFO marine TV/FM- antenna
NMEA 2000 interface, Volvo Penta to Raymarine
Horn on mast
LED navigation lights

Safety Equipment

Transworld Yachts Sailing Ltd recommend that all safety equipment is inspected by suitably qualified personnel before use. Transworld Yachts Sailing Ltd provide no guarantees or warrantees for safety equipment supplied with their listings.

Ecomax 230 radar reflector on mast
High water alarm in bilge
Manual Bilge pump
Three additional high capacity emergency bilge pumps ( total 50,000LPH) with high bilge alarm and control at pedestal
Life buoy with holder
4-man Ocean Saftey liferaft, next service 06.2024
Lifelines on deck
Fitting for lifebelt in cockpit
Fire alarm at steering pedestal

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


Transworld Yachts are the Hallberg-Rassy dealer for the UK and Ireland specialising in new and used boat sales.  We also manage refit and repair projects and carry a range of spare parts and yacht accessories. You can visit us at Hamble Point Marina which is situated at the mouth of the Hamble River, you can phone us on +44 (0) 2380 454000 or visit our website and see the owner's comments on his reasons for choosing CARIOCA II  at: https://www.transworldyachts.co.uk/news-events/choosing-the-right-cruising-yacht-for-your-transatlantic-circuit


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