1988 Sadler 26

Price

£13,000

Year

1988

Length

25.75 ft (7.92m)

Location

Waldringfield

The Sadler 26 has an unsinkable hull, an important safety factor, a traditional and practical layout finished to a high standard. These ever popular cruisers have brisk, well mannered performance and are well proven sea boats. Wandering Star is the twin bilge keel version and is presented is very good order throughout. She benefits from a 2018 14hp Nanni engine with less than 145 hours logged, central heating and a full compliment of cruising equipment.

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Description

Specification

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Basic Boat Information

Make

Sadler

Model

26

Designer

David Sadler

Price

£13,000

Condition

Used

Year

1988

Construction

Fiberglass

Keel Type

Twin Keel

Dimensions

Length

26 ft

Length Overall

25.75 ft

Waterline Length

20.5 ft

Beam

9.42 ft

Max Draft

3.5 ft

Displacement

3,084 kg

Ballast

1,000 kg

Engines/Speed

Engines

1

Engine Make

Nanni

Engine Model

14

Drive

Direct

Fuel

diesel

Engine Power

14 horsepower

Type

Inboard

Engine Year

2018

Tanks

Fuel Tanks

1

Fuel Tank Capacity

45 l

Water Tanks

1

Water Tank Capacity

45 l

Accommodation

The layout is well finished with reasonable headroom in the saloon and offers five/six berths in two cabins. V berth forward with stowage under and shelving to hull sides. Opening hatch to foredeck. Teak faced door to the forward cabin/heads. Full width heads compartment with marine toilet (about 5 years old) and hanging locker opposite. In saloon the port settee has been converted to have three large stowage lockers under and can be used as a double berth. Settee berth opposite with stowage under. There is a clever removable table that can be used both in the saloon and cockpit. Quarter berth to port with pull out chart table over. The L shaped galley is to starboard and this has a Flavel two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven. Stainless steel sink with cold manual supply. 45 litres freshwater capacity. Cool box. Grey/blue fabric upholstery in good condition. Curtained. Pioneer stereo with two saloon speakers. Eberspacher diesel fired central heating system.

Mechanical Systems

Located under companionway. Year 2018 Nanni 14hp marine diesel engine. Twin cylinders. Sea water cooled. Shaft drive to three blade fixed propeller. 45 litre fuel capacity in stainless steel tank.  Approx 4.5 knots cruising and 6 knots maximum speed under engine. Professionally serviced annually.

Two 12V batteries (both 2023) in two banks charging via engine alternator, solar panel and shore power charger. 240V shore power system with sockets.

Sails & Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Silver anodised aluminum mast and boom by Kemp, 1988. Stainless steel standing rigging (age unknown).  Terylene running rigging.  All lines led aft to cockpit. Two Lewmar 40 self tailing genoa sheet winches. Two Lewmar 30 self tailing control line winches. Slab reefing to mainsail with lazyjacks. Furlex headsail furling system. Alloy telescopic spinnaker pole. 

  • Furling Genoa
  • Mainsail -  Suffolk Sails  -  2017  -  excellent
  • Spinnaker  -  Virtually unused
Deck Equipment
  • CQR anchor with 30m chain
  • Manual anchor windlass with rope gypsy
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires
  • Teak coachroof grab rails
  • Stack pack type mainsail cover with lazyjacks
  • Sprayhood
  • Teak strips to cockpit seating
  • Boarding ladder on transom
  • Various fenders and mooring warps
  • Inflatable dinghy with Honda 2.3hp outboard motor
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • NASA Clipper speed/log
  • NASA Clipper echo sounder, 2024
  • Standard Horizon gps/chart plotter
  • Autohelm Tillerpilot autopilot
  • ICOM VHF radio
  • Navigation lights 
  • Clock and barometer
Safety Equipment
  • Liferaft
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Cockpit harness eyes
  • Deck flood light
  • Lifebuoy 
  • Life jackets
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Radar reflector
  • Fender step
  • Opening guard rail to port.
  • Two life jackets.
Construction

Built in 1988 by Sadler Yachts to a design by David Sadler.  White GRP hull with style stripes. Teak rubbing strakes. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to decks. Twin cast iron keels. Transom and skeg hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit. The twin skin hull construction makes the Sadler 26 unsinkable and provides good thermal and acoustic insulation. Last surveyed in 2017. 

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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