Sadler 26 GRP Bilge keel Bermudan Sloop


REDUCED    Price Details

Price: £5,500 GBP
Location: Maldon, Essex GB
Make: Sadler
Year: 1984
Condition: clean and presentable very little wear, in pretty much original condition.
Category: Sail
Class: Cruisers
Keel Type: Twin Keel


A well found family cruising yacht. GRP construction, double sandwich effect hull with foam in between, giving exceptional buoyancy and warmth within her accommodation. She has twin iron ballast bilge keels.
She is now 30 years old but has been well kept and looked after. She retains much of her original fit out and fittings, including the complete set of Sadlers Crockery.
She is presently ashore awaiting inspection. She would make an ideal first cruising vessel.


Nominal Length: 7.92 m
Length Overall: 7.85 m
Length At Water Line: 6.24 m


Beam: 2.74 m
Draft: 1.07 m
Max Draft: 1.07 m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 45ltr
Water Tank Capacity: 90ltr
Displacement: 2177 kgs
Cruising Speed: 4 : knots
Engine Power: 10hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 5
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1 – Manual pump sea toilet

Builder: Sadler Yachts Ltd
Designer: Martin Sadler
Boat Name: Skald III


Hull Material: GRP
Hull Design: Displacement with shallow bilge keels


Engine Model: Bukh DV10ME
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Bukh diesel inboard , shaft driven, single lever engine
sited below the cockpit, single cylinder, 10hp
electric/manual start
Last serviced in 2010
Folding twin bladed bronze propeller
raw water cooled
Tiller steering


Open aft cockpit . Twin iron bilge keels, no internal ballast.
All moulded GRP, original Dark blue gel coat some aging UV damage….
White decks and cockpit light blue and white super structure
Accommodation: Roomy saloon with integral galley area
with sink, manual cold water only, Whale pump
Flavel Vanessa LP gas cooker double burner grill and oven
Complete original Sadler crockery set
Jabsco manual sea toilet.
12 v domestic light circuit
Eberspacher D1L diesel fed hot air system


Anchor (needs of replacing) 20m chain and warp in good condition,
a self draining anchor locker small Fisherman’s kedge anchor with warp.
Bulkhead compass
Clipper Duet echo sound and log
6 x fenders and 4 mooring lines
Sails: Kemp alloy mast and boom . Deck stepped and has aerofoil spreaders internal halyards a spinnaker track and slider.
spinnaker pole
Bermudan sloop rig
Rotostay roller reefing
Standing rigging stainless wire
Synthetic running rigging
2 x Halyard winches Lewmar 7’s single speed
two winch handles
4 x sheet winches

Sails :
Main sail is tired but usable, new sail cover
storm jib is as new
spinnaker is good
Genoas Nos 1, fair condition & 3, little used

Lewmar 24’s two speed and 2 x Lewmar 6 single speed for the spinnaker

Navigation Equipment:

Bulkhead compass
Clipper duet log and echo sounder- 15yrs
trailing log – original
GPS & VHS are obsolete
Navigation lights
Safety Equipment: fire blanket
fire extinguisher
stanchions and guard wires
fixed boarding ladder on the transom.