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  • Manufacturer: Sadler Yachts
  • Price: £17,500
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 1979
  • LOA: 31'6" (9.60m)
  • Beam: 10' 5'' (3.18m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 1.96
  • Keel: Lifting Keel
  • ID no.: 38333
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 200 Litres
  • Engine Make: Bukh
  • Horsepower: 24hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 60 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 6

Broker Remarks

1979 Sadler 32 Lifting Keel
The Sadler 32 needs little introduction, this is the rare lift keel version, fast, sea kindly and easy to handle, they make superb offshore cruisers. The traditional interior offers plenty of accommodation and is practical and safe in a seaway. This lifting keel version is ideal for the shallow waters of the East Coast and beyond.


The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins. In the forecabin V berth with stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Heads to port with marine toilet and vanity basin. The saloon dinette to port with settee berth opposite. Fixed table with drop leaf. Chart table to starboard with quarter berth behind and galley opposite. Stainless steel sink with manually pumped cold-water system. 200 litres freshwater capacity. Plastimo Neptune 2000 two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven. Fridge, Radio/CD player. Heated throughout via an Eberspacher diesel heating system. 

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged Bermudian sloop. Anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2016). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Harken headsail furling system. Lines led aft to cockpit. Two spinnaker poles.


2 x Sheet winches (Lewmar 42 self tailing)

2 x Halyard winches (Lewmar 16)

4 x Other winches (Lewmar)


1 x Mainsail (Dacron very good condition, last valeted 2020)

1 x Genoa (Dacron very good condition, last valeted 2020)

1 x Spinnaker (year unknown)

Mechanical Systems

Located behind the companionway a Bukh 24 2-cylinder 24hp diesel engine (last serviced December 2020). Electric start and hand start facility. Direct cooling. Shaft drive to three bladed folding propeller. 60 litre fuel capacity in a steel tank, 5 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6 knots.  Single lever control. Last out of water maintenance December 2020.

Electrical System

3 x 12-volt batteries charging from the engine alternator, shore power connection with Sterling battery management system.


Deck Equipment
  • Anchor
  • Kedge anchor
  • Windlass (manual Simpson Lawrence)
  • Mainsail cover
  • Sprayhood
  • Boarding ladder
  • 6 x Fenders
  • 6 x Mooring warps

Navigation Equipment
  • 2 x Compasses
  • Depth
  • Speed/Log
  • Windspeed/Direction
  • VHF Radio (Raymarine)
  • VHF Handheld radio
  • GPS/Chartplotter (Standard Horizon 1750)
  • AIS Receiver (Standard Horizon)
  • Radar (Raymarine Pathfinder SL77)
  • Autopilot (Raymarine ST2000)
  • Navtex (NASA)
  • Electronic charts
  • Navigation lights
  • Masthead light
  • Clock/Barometer

Safety Equipment
  • 2 x Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Jackstays
  • Cockpit harness point
  • Deck light
  • 2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys
  • Floating light
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Radar reflector


Lifting Keel (hydraulic operated from the cockpit)

History and Construction

Built in 1979 by Sadler Yachts to a design by David Sadler. White GRP hull with style stripes. Alloy toe rails. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck. Lifting keel. Skeg hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self-draining cockpit. Owner selling as he has another boat, only two previous owners. 


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