|Subcategory:||Blue Water Cruisers|
|Mooring Country:||United Kingdom|
|No. of engines:||1|
This is a great example of the Sadler 34 and this particular boat holds historical value in that she is Boat 001 that started a run of c250 of these fine seaworthy yachts.
This Yacht benefits from several upgrades in recent years, these are included below with other features of the yacht.
New Main Sheet and Systems
Sails Overhauled in 2018
Bimini and Spray Hood recently added
Seacocks recently serviced
Eberspacher Heating (Untested and needs a service)
New Cooker in 2018
New Battery Charger and Batteries in 2018
Recent Gas Test new pipes
Hot Water Tank
Storm Jib and Spinnaker (Unused by Current Owner and condition unknown)
The boat has a survey by her current owner which is available upon request.
The owner is moving abroad so regrettably is selling this sought after yacht.
Information from Yachtsnet Archive
Over a fourteen year production run about 250 were built, the design being built with a variety of keel options, including options of shallow or deep fin keels, bilge keels or a centreboard. The 34SE designation on some later boats was an upgrade to the fitout and equipment specification - the hulls and rigs are identical.
Although the brochure for the design claimed up to nine berths, (which are there if you really like a crowd) most would now regard this as a boat for four to six at most.
'Yachting Monthly' boat-tested the Sadler 34 design in 1984 (in a Force 7-8) and commented "....We raced at 8 knots or so on a broad reach. With the wind hovering in the low force 7’s, she stormed along in fine style, with an easy pressure and good response on the helm" and "...when the wind rose to the mid-8s, we rolled the jib to No 4 size before coming on the wind .... she was now consistently light and perfectly balanced with a delightful feel" and "..... her motion through the water put one in mind of larger yachts". It may be of significance that the YM editor who reviewed the design subsequently bought one himself!