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C-Kip 44 (1979) for sale in Conwy, United Kingdom


Introducing 'Zambuka', an elegant 1979 C-Kip 44 trawler motor yacht boasting a timeless design with teak features throughout and a pristine interior that make this vessel ideal for a live aboard or recreational cruising experience. With a history of only two owners, this unique vessel offers an exceptional opportunity to acquire a meticulously cared-for, reliable sea-going yacht that's benefited from several mechanical upgrades and part replacements for serious offshore cruising. Zambuka is ready to sail, having been freshly antifouled and with anodes replaced in 2024. Available for viewing at Conwy Marina, she's braced for the seas with diesel heating, an engine room with CCTV, and a track record of stringent maintenance. Impressive features include Ford Sabre diesel inboards, host of navigational and deck equipment, spacious accommodation with double berths in 3 cabins and numerous domestic gadgets. This is a genuine investment in a well-loved and carefully preserved classic of the seas.

General information
C-Kip 44
Used power boat for sale
Name of boat
Length overall
14.00 metres
4.30 metres
Conwy, United Kingdom

About this C-Kip 44


We are pleased to present 'Zambuka' a C- Kip 44 elegant trawler motor yacht. A timeless design with plenty of teak and spotless interior this vessel will make an excellent live aboard or recreational cruiser. Only two owners from new with the current Vendor contributing to the last 19 years of ownership this really is a unique vessel and a rare opportunity to acquire a much loved, meticulously maintained reliable sea going vessel. Well equipped with diesel heating, engine room CCTV and plenty of mechanical upgrades and part replacements set up for serious offshore cruising. Freshly antifouled and anodes replaced (2024) she is ready to go, lying ashore at Conwy Marina, don't miss out on this one, book a viewing today!


C Kip 44 Build year 1979.

Heavy displacement hull with gelcoat finish

High deadrise, long keel, raked stem and transom stern

Bulwark with stainless steel stanchions topped with teak hand rail and openings

Teak laid decks and side decks

GRP Flybridge with teak laid deck

Three tiered deck



LOA: 14m

Beam: 4.3m

Draft: 1.4m



2X Ford Sabre diesel inboards

120HP each

Wheel steering

2X 3 bladed propellers - new 2019

2X Capilano hydraulic

Mastervolt Whisper 6000 generator Westerbeke 5.7 Btd powered

Separ duel filters 300ltr/hr capacity - new 2015

New Cutless bearings - 2019

Engine serviced 2022

Generator serviced 2022

Large, spacious engine room with seafire auto extinguisher fitted and CCTV fitted 2018



2X Fuel tanks - 1450 Litres total (both tanks replaced 2010)

Fresh water tank - 2270 Litres

Holding tank

Large calorifier heated by engine and 240V immersion 



4X 12V batteries 

Charging via engine alternator, shore power, battery charger and Generator

Sterling Marine power 30amp battery charger - new 2019

Electrical panel heaters in all cabins

Heated towel rails in both heads

240V immersion heater

Planar diesel heater with 4X outlets and SMS remote operation - 2021

240V UK sockets


Engine parts replaced - 2017

Heat exchangers

Engine and gearbox oil coolers

Raw water pumps


Drive belts

Fuel lift pumps


All hoses


Generator parts replaced 2020

New heat exchanger

Exhaust elbow

Exhaust hose

Raw water pump

All belts and hoses


Recent general maintenance:

Antifouled - February 2024

Anodes replaced - February 2024

Mast re-rigged and painted - 2019

Sealed gas storage container - 2019

New cutlass bearings - 2019

A&P brackets removed and refixed - 2019

Stainless steel freshwater tank seams reinforced (precautionary only) - 2019

Portlights replaced - 2020/2022

New sea toilets and all hoses - 2020

New props - 2019


Navigational Equipment:

Raymarine Axiom 9 MFD chart plotter - 2019

Raymarine Evolution Pilot - 2020

Raymarine P70 Pilot control head X2 - 2020

Raymarine Power steer joystick tiller - 2020

Raymarine GPS 150 - 2020

Raymarine P79S Transducer - 2020

Raymarine I70 MF display instrument - 2020

Raymarine AIS 700 - 2021

ICOM VHF - 2020

Laptop on pedestal inverter powered  - 2018

Furuno Radar Legacy

Sailor VHF Legacy 

Navigation lights - New 2019


Deck Equipment:

Lofrans anchor windlass, wheelhouse controlled - 2019

10mm anchor chain - 2019

Davits with Dyneema rigged winches (2022) - Capacity of 200 Kg

Full set of covers and dodgers - new 2022


Domestic Equipment:

LG 22" Flatscreen TV - 2019

Domestic fridge / freezer dual voltage - 12V/240V

Drinks Fridge 240V - new 2020

JVC radio/ CD player

Electric heated towel rails both heads

Electric panel heaters in all cabins

All mattress new 2022

Force 10 oven/ grill with 4X burner gas hob


Safety Equipment:

Auto fire extinguisher - engine bay

Manual fire extinguishers

Electric bilge pumps

Life raft - serviced until 2025




This C Kip 44 offers 6 double berths in 3 cabins. With a spacious, light and airy saloon and large flybridge this vessel can comfortably accommodate guests whilst cruising and or entertaining. 

Forward Cabin:

This cabin offers a good sized double V-berth with infill that can also be set up as a twin if required. Teak finished cabinatry throughout, portlights to port and starboard and opening hatch above. Hanging locker to starboard and wall mounted mirror to port side bulk head, 2X reading lamps. Storage drawers beneath bed. New mattress including infill section 2021. Hot air heating outlet along with electric panel heater.

Double Guest Cabin:

Large double berth to port side with teak vanity unit to starboard along with fixed mirror above. Plenty of storage in vanity drawers in addition to large hanging locker positioned at the end of the bed plus storage drawers beneath bed. Two port lights and opening hatch. Cabin air heating and electric panel heater. 

Owners Aft Cabin:

Extremely large and spacious owners aft cabin with large walk around double bed. Surrounding windows offering plenty light and creating a bright and airy atmosphere. Storage cupboards and drawers to the starboard side all teak finished cabinetry. Air blow heating along with electric panel heater. Drinks fridge positioned to port side of bed with wooden steps to the starboard leading out to the aft deck via split wooden companion way doors and sliding hatch. Surrounding ivory headlining contrasts nicely with the teak finish combining the traditional wooden maritime interior with a contemporary bright look. Hanging locker on the port side upon entry with owners ensuite heads to starboard. 

Ensuite Heads:

Good sized head accessed via owners cabin only. Vanity with stainless steel sink and hot and cold pressurised mixer tap. Large mirror positoned above vanity. Marine toilet, hip bath with shower and wall mounted storage cupboard above along with heated towel rail.


Large, spacious saloon area with comfortable L-shaped settee positioned to the port side upholstered in white leather. Large wooden saloon dining table with stand alone dining chairs providing extra seating when required. Access via sliding midships door to port side and helm sliding door to starboard. Large surrounding windows. Wooden ceiling with wooden grabrails leading along centre line. Storage cupboard to the port side with shelving and flatscreen TV mounted above. 


Good sized L-Shaped galley with wooden countertop. Large stainless steel sink with drainer and hot and cold mixer tap. Under counter fridge, 4X burner gas hob and oven/ grill. Plenty of storage space via drawers and cupboards. Sliding drinks cupboard under the helm seat.


Double helm bench seat positioned starboard side. Large wooden ships wheel with sliding door leading to starboard side decks. Well equipped helm station with engine controls and electric windlass. Excellent visibility and ceiling mounted navigational equipment along with gauges. Battery and switch panel.

Day Heads:

Marine toilet, large vanity unit with stainless steel with hot and cold mixer tap. Hip bath with shower and taps. Mirror above vanity with storage cupboard. Heated towel rail.

Engine room:

Large engine room allowing for good and easy access to both engines and generator. Accessed behind removable steps leading to cabins from saloon. CCTV installed allowing for constant engine monitoring. 



For a full, detailed specification with additional photographs and direct contact details for the listing office visit our website 

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.

Unless otherwise stated on the specification sheet the following presumptions are made
Sail drive and shaft seals are more than 5 years of age
Fuel and gas hoses and regulators are over 5 years old
Standing rigging and sails are more than 10 years old

NOTE - Please ring our offices prior to visiting, as the boat may be unavailable for viewing or located at a different marina.

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2 x Ford Sabre
Fuel capacity
1,450 litres
Number of cabins
Number of berths

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.

Broker/Dealer Information

boatpoint at Conwy Marina

Conwy Marina Conwy North Wales LL32 8GU
United Kingdom
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