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1989 Custom Sea Trader 44

Grenada W.I., Grenada

£36,247

Bimbling is a solidly built sailing vessel built in South Africa. Her ketch rig makes for easy sail handling and her long keel and dry cockpit make her a comfortable ocean-going vessel. Her lines are attractive with a pretty bow and wine glass stern. The owner is open to offers.

Viewing by appointment at our Grenada Office call: 473 422 6418 

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Bimbling
Make: Custom
Model: Sea Trader 44
Year: 1989
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: ES Barens
Designer: ES Barens Ship Builders
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel

Dimensions

Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 44 ft
Beam: 15'2 ft
Max Draft: 6 ft
Displacement: 21,800 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: Sabre
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 65hp
  • Engine Hours: 1400
Cruising Speed: 7.5 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,500 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 1,500 L

Contact

Rosie Burr

Office

Essex - Clarke & Carter
Burnham Yacht Harbour Foundry Lane
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, GB, CM0 8BL
Tel:+44 (0)1621 785600
Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.



Accommodation

Thelayoutoffersupto6 berths in 3 cabins.Thereisfullstandingheadroomandgoodventilationthroughout. Starting forward is a large forward cabin with V-berth. The forward cabin has plenty of light from the opening hatch above. There is a hanging locker to port. Moving aft to starboard is the forward head. To port, there is a large and long settee. Outboard the settee is a pilot berth. The saloon has a centerline folding leaf table and comfortable L-shaped settee with storage outboard and an electronics and storage locker just aft of it. Moving aft and to port is the galley equipped with a top-open refrigerator, freezer, 3 burner propane stove w/ oven, and stainless steel sink with pressurised & manual fresh water and plenty of storage. Directly opposite of the galley and to starboard is the forward facing nav station and electrical panel.

Moving aft the spacious master cabin with queen birth and sitting chair has an ensuite head to port. To starboard is a single berth, and hanging locker, as well as outboard storage.

Spars and Sails

Ketch rigged with aluminium deck stepped mast and boom. Standing Rigging -2012 - Running Rigging 2016. Slab reefing mainsail with stackpack, slab reefing mizzen with stackpack, Furling headsail and inner staysail.

  •  Mainsail-Dracon - needs replacement
  • 2 x Furling genoa – good condition
  • 2 x Staysails - good condition
  • 1 x Spinnaker
  • 2 x Mizzen original
Mechanical Systems

A Perkins Sabre 65HP diesel engine provides reliable service. Engine hours 1400hrs. Hurth transmission. An engine mount needs replacing as well as a new prop shaft bearing.

Electrical Systems
  • 3 x House batteries
  • 1 x Start battery
  • 2 x Solar panel 275 watts - tilting
  • Solar controller
  • 3500-watt inverter
  • Victron connect battery monitor
  • LED lighting throughout
  • 32” Samsungs smart TV
Deck Equipment
  • 44kg CQR anchor
  • 28kg CQR anchor
  • 200ft x 12mm chain
  • Lofrans anchor windlass 1500 watt Falkan model
  • Bimini & sprayhood - blue
  • Sail covers - blue
  • Wash down hose
  • Freshwater shower
  • Cockpit table
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Swim ladder
  • Various fenders and dock lines.
  • Cockpit cushions
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • Garmin chart plotter
  • AIS
  • Icom SSB Radio
  • Wind direction and depth sounder
  • 3 x VHF radios (Nav station, cockpit & handhold)
  • Nav lights
  • Assorted charts and cruising guides
Safety Equipment
  • Life jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers (may need servicing)
  • EPIRB
  • Emergency tiller
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pumps
  • First aid kit
Additional Equipment
  • 9ft Carib dinghy
  • 9.8 hp Tohatsu outboard
  • Seapro water maker
  • Assorted snorkel gear & wetsuits
  • Engine spares
  • Assorted cutlery, crockery & Linen
  • Assorted tools
Construction

Sea Trader 44 built in South Africa in 1989, the hull is GRP moulded with lead ballast keel and skeg hung rudder. Last anti-fouled 2021.

Registration

'Bimbling' has a Canadian registration and there are no known outstanding mortgages or encumbrances

Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.


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