The Sadler 26 is a small family cruiser with excellent performance and a reputation for being "unsinkable". This particular boat benefits from a new engine fitted in 2013 and has been regularly wintered ashore in her current twenty four years ownership. She was originally built for the OYC where she successfully completed the Round Britain and Ireland Race in 1985.
The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins. Fore cabin with V berth with storage above and below and opening hatch to foredeck. Separate heads compartment with chemical toilet to port and shelving area opposite. Saloon with dinette to port converting to a double berth with storage above and below. Settee berth with footwell extension to starboard side with storage above and below. Galley to starboard side with Primus Mariner 2 burner LPG cooker with grill, stainless steel sink with pumped cold water supply, cool box and ample stowage. Quarter berth to port side. Gas catalytic heater. Full interior lighting. Curtains. Teak and holly flooring.
Located abaft the companionway Beta 10 10hp diesel engine (new 2013). Electric start. Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to fixed two blade propeller. Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 4.5 knots. Maximum speed 5.5 knots.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2013)
Masthead rigged sloop. Silver anodised aluminium mast & boom. Stainless steel standing rigging.Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail. Rotostay IV roller furling genoa. All lines led aft to cockpit. Spinnaker pole.
Mainsail - Fair
No 1 Genoa - Fair
No 2 Genoa - Fair
Spinnaker - Fair
Storm jib and trysail - Good
10kg Bruce anchor with approx. 10m 6mm chain and 50 m warp
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
Teak coach roof grab rails
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Various warps and fenders
2 x Lewmar 30 self tailing sheet winches
2 x Lewmar 6 single speed spinnaker winches
2 x Lewmar 7 single speed control line winches
1 x Gibb 7STA mast winch
Plastimo Contest Bulkhead Compass
Silva Bulkhead Compasss
Nasa Marine Target Navtex
Nasa Marine Target 2 Echosounder
Nasa Marine Speed and Distance log
Seavoice 550 VHF radio with aerial
Full navigation lights
Manual bilge pumps x 2
2 x Fire extinguishers (expiry date unknown)
1 x Fire blanket
Built by Sadler in 1984 to a design by Martin Sadler. White GRP hull with white GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to decks. Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder. Aft self draining cockpit. Self draining anchor locker.
The Sadler 26 is a small family cruiser with excellent performance and a reputation for being "unsinkable". This particular boat benefits from a new engine fitted in 2013 and has been regularly wintered ashore in her current twenty four years ownership. She was originally built for the OYC where she successfully completed the Round Britain and Ireland Race in 1985. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.
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.
Tidemill Yacht Harbour