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Sadler 29

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Boat REF# 103250
This boat has been sold
Length 8.67m (28'5")
Year 1984
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 20hp, BVKH 20 (1984)
Lying Portsmouth


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Extra Details

Designer David Sadler
Builder Sadler Yachts
Lying Portsmouth
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 68.2 ltr (15.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 90.9 ltr (20.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/01/2005


Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model BVKH 20 (1984)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

New 3-Bladed Propellor (2009).
Starter Control Switch Replaced (2006).
New Battery Management System and Charger (2003).
Injectors Serviced (2005).
New Morse Single Lever Controller (2005).
Engine Mounts Replaced (2006).


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.67m (28'5")
LWL 6.96m (22'10")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 1.12m (3'8")
Draft Max 1.12m (3'8")
Displacement 3,720kg (8,202.6lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2008)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Malcolm - Slab (1997)
Headsail - Furling (2003)
Other sails Storm jib (1998)
Spinnaker gear tick

New Furlex Headsail Furling System (2009).
Running Rigging (2003)
New Spreaders (2008).
New Boom (2009).

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish

Plastimo Neptune Cooker (2003).


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

Upholstery Replaced (2003).

4 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Windex (2004).
Navman Clipper Echo Sounder (2003).
Garmin 276C GPS (2005).
Navman VHF DSC (2006).
Simrad TP22 Tiller Pilot and Remote (2005).

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
1 anchors
(CQR 25 lbs)
21.30m (69'11") of chain
24.40m (80'1") of rode


Pack-a-Main and Lazy Jacks (2003).

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

New Navigation Lights (2009).

Broker's Comments

The Sadler 29 was a bigger sister to the popular 26, with which it shared the enviable quality of un-sinkability, courtesy of a double-skinned construction. Like the 26, she enjoys a deserved reputation as a steadfast and reliable sea-boat. Outside, she looks the part. I love the rise of the sheer and the fine bow entry. The cockpit is deep, with substantial coamings. Two large lockers swallow all the usual cruising gear, and the inflatable dinghy. Down below, the design works well. The head of the quarter-berth doubles as a seat for the dedicated forward-facing chart table. There is plenty of seating around the substantial timber saloon table. There is plenty of stowage under the bunks and cabin sole. This Sadler is a well maintained example, with a significant amount of modernisation having been carried out within the last couple of years. See the specification sheet for more details.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Sadler 29 has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan West of Boatshed Portsmouth. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.