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26′ Sadler 26 fin keel

Manufacture Year: 1992 (CE mark approved, inspected and registered June 2013)

Price: £ 10,200

Located:  Dauntless boat yard, Essex, United Kingdom

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Engine/Fuel Type: Single Diesel 10HP Yanmar


The Sadler 26 was designed by Martin Sadler as a development of the very successful Sadler 25 to have more headroom and more spacious accommodation Over 200 of these yachts were built

between 1982 and 1992, having the same foam-filled interior moulding as the 29, to provide

unsinkability and insulation. Being a good seagoing boat, this yacht has proved to be successful for family cruising and she performs well in handicap club racing.

This particular 26 is still the standard unsinkable version and was built under licence by Fortuna, South Africa – she is in excellent condition, with Yanmar inboard engine. Cosmetic re-vamp carried out 2010, including new upholstery. SSR registered.

Due to new import regulations this boat was inspected and received the CE mark for European manufacture standards in July 2013 at a cost of £1680.This CE mark certify that this specific boat it designed and constructed with high quality materials to EU specifications and is therefore fully EU compliant and can be insured or re-sold without any additional legal requirements.

Import duty and VAT has also been paid, with all documentation available.



Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:


Builder: Fortuna 1992

Designer: Martin Sadler

CE mark surveyed, approved and registered June 2013.



LOA: 25′ 9″ LWL: 20′ 6″ Beam: 9′ 5″

Displacement: 907kg Draft: 4′ 8″ Ballast: 2177kg



Engine Brand: Yanmar Engine(s) HP: 10hp Engine Model: 1GM10



Diesel fuel: 30L  Water: 200L


Hull / Superstructure

Hand laminated GRP hull with GRP deck, securely bonded to hull and solid teak rubbing band. Deck has a non-slip pattern moulded into the surface and a full length GRP textured headlining. There is a roomy self-drain cockpit and a transom hung rudder with integral skeg giving good control at sea. The interior moulding and foam filling provides unsinkability and insulation. There is sufficient reserve buoyancy to enable the Sadler 26 to be sailed when filled with water.


Deck / Rig Detail

Mast re-wired in 2006. Ventilation in coach roof and heads.

Stainless steel bathing platform

2 x 24ST genoa sheet winches

2 x coach roof winches


Sails / Covers

Mainsail, with 2 reefing points

Furling genoa, with UV strip

Spinnaker – new

Storm jib – as new

Blue spray hood

Winch covers


Engine Installation / Electrics

Yanmar 1GM10 10hp inboard engine – installed 2003. Service book and manual plus engine spares.

12volt battery charger

12/240volt inverter

Spare propeller

Various engine spares


Navigation / Equipment

Echo sounder + log

ST2000 autopilot

VHF radio

Bulkhead steering compass


Safety / Warps / Ground Tackle

Lifebuoy – new

3 x lifejackets

Emergency man overboard water level ladder

2 x manual bilge pumps

1 x electric bilge pump

Bruce Anchor with 10m chain and 50m rope


Accommodation / Interior Equipment

Layout is for 5 berths in two cabins. New upholstery 2010 – blue patterned upholstery and leather.

Mainly teak interior.

Built-in electric cool box & 12volt cooler

CD player