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1968 Islander 44'

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USD 45,000

Monohulls for Sale
1968 Islander 44' - USD 45,000

This Bill Lapworth designed cruiser / racer is a testament to early GRP yachts. Narrow beam and long overhangs, 'Temptation' is a fast and safe passage maker, a joy to sail. She has only had four owners, now offered for sale in excellent condition, new standing rigging in 2016 and new chainplates in 2013, topsides painted in 2013, excellent fridge/freezer system, Raymarine ES series touchscreen chartplotter in cockpit and much more. This yacht is nicely equipped and her condition is impressive. Your early inspection is highly recommended.

Inspection by appointment with YBC.
Boat Name Temptation
Location Langkawi, Malaysia
Year Launched 1968
Registered United States
Designer William Lapworth
Builder Tradewind Yachts
Displacement 10206 kgs Dry Load
Hull Material Fiberglass
LOA 13.36 m
Beam 3.35 m
LWL 9.91 m
Draft 1.78 m (Min), 1.78 m (Max)
Ballast 3629 kgs
Keel Fin
Engine Brand Perkins
Engine Mode 4-108
Engine Type Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
Drive Type V Drive
Propeller Folding propeller
Number of single berths 1
Number of double berths 1
Number of cabins 1
Number of heads 1
Number of bathrooms 1


Full forward the double cabin has three opening ports, two fans, plus the overhead hatch. The berth is large and does not feel cramped or confined. The bathroom is just aft, accessed by doors both sides and is similarly generous. The saloon has a good sized table, U-shape settee to port and two comfortable built in seats opposite. The opening ports are high quality from Port Townsend foundry. The galley is to port and has a huge top loading fridge/freezer, two systems, an engine driven compressor and a 12 volt air cooled system. The nav. station opposite has a small quarter berth behind.

All lighting is LED and the interior has no less than six speakers and a Bluetooth stereo system.


Two burner FORCE 10 gas stove and oven. Double stainless steel sink, SHUREFLOW pressurised cold water. SEAFROST 134A engine driven compressor for top loading fridge/freezer plus a SEAFROST 12 volt system in adjacent top loading fridge. 


Two. One in bathroom and one retractable shower in cockpit.


Heavy duty, reliable LAVAC manual diaphragm pump c/w rebuild kit (2013). No holding tank

Electrics & Batteries:

House bank is 4 x 105 amp deep cycle TROJAN 105 batteries. 1 x D8 start battery with 70 watt solar cell with MORNINGSTAR controller.  DC charging from three 135 watt solar cells c/w  MPPT 100/30 controller with blue tooth and 50 amp engine alternator. 

2 electric bilge pumps 1 with auto control.

Electronics & Navigation:

Mast/ Rigging:

Low aspect keel stepped aluminium masthead sloop rig.  Full height mast steps. Spreader lights. Spinnaker pole stowed vertically on track. Plenty of good running rigging. 

Deck Gear:
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Dinghy and Outboard:

CHOLAMARK 3m RIB (2014) with 15hp Yamaha 2 sets of oars

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YBC 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 being sold at any time, price change or withdrawal from sale without notice.

YBC Langkawi Sdn Bhd
Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia Office: +604 961 1998 Mobile: +6017 419 6933 (Paul)
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