Network Yacht Brokers
Another boat sold by
Network Yacht Brokers

Sadler Yachts Sadler 29 Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Sadler Yachts
  • Location: Swale
  • Year: 1981
  • LOA: 28'5" (8.66m)
  • Beam: 9' 6'' (2.90m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.14
  • Keel: Bilge Keel
  • ID no.: 38121
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: No
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 100 Litres
  • Engine Make: Bukh
  • Horsepower: 24hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Broker Remarks

1981 Sadler 29 Bilge Keel £12,500
The Sadler 29 is a well proven and seaworthy family cruiser with impeccable manners and crisp performance. “My Escape” is a bilge keel version with 1.12m draft providing the opportunity to explore creeks whilst still providing a fun and dynamic sailing experience. She has been well maintained including a larger engine, newish upholstery in excellent condition and modern electronics. She is ready for her next owners to enjoy as she has just been antifouled.


The Sadler 29 offers six berths in two cabins. The forward cabin has a V berth with infill to create double berth, opening hatch to foredeck and stowage areas.Folding door separate heads compartment from the forepeak, to port with Jabsco marine toilet and washbasin. A large hanging locker opposite with lots of storage space.

The saloon consisting of a dinette seating area to port which can convert to a double berth, removable table with drop leaves, settee berth to starboard. The chart table is aft to starboard with electrical distribution panel and a large quarter berth behind. Galley to port equipped with a 2-burner gimballed Plastimo Neptune gimballed gas cooker (2005) with grill and oven, coolbox, sink with manually pumped cold water supply and ample storage. 100 litre water tanks in one bag. Blue upholstery (2006) with complimenting curtains.


The Sadler 29 has a large cockpit with lots of storage space and tiller steering, purpose made cockpit table.

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Kemp anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging (2016) with backstay tensioner. Terylene running rigging (replaced as required). Slab reefing mainsail with stackpack. The main has three reefing points with two lines on each reef, all lines are led back to the cockpit so you can reef without leaving the cockpit. Furlex headsail furling system.



  • 2 x Gibb Ratchet 28 sheet winches. (with winchers fitted)
  • 2 x Lewmar 7 halyard winches.
  • 1 x Gibb auto ratchet winch.



  • 1 x Mainsail, (Dacron McWilliam Sails, approx. 1995, condition good)
  • 1 x Genoa, (Hyde 2015 very good condition)
  • 1 x Genoa (Dacron McWilliam Sails, approx. 1995, condition average)
  • 1 x Storm Jib (year and make unknown, unused as new)
Mechanical Systems


Located abaft the companionway Bukh DV24ME 3-cylinder 24hp diesel engine. Seawater cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to 3-bladed fixed propeller new 2015, with rope cutter. The engine was installed in approx. 1984 and was completely overhauled in 2005. Engine last serviced in 2018. 65 Litre fuel capacity in stainless steel tank giving approximately 200 miles range at 5 knots cruising speed. Maximum speed under power approximately 6.5 knots. Last out of water service winter of 2017/18. New shaft, stern gland, cutlass bearing 2017. New starter motor 2017, new fuel pipes, engine mounts, primary fuel filter 2018.

Electrical Systems

2 x 12v batteries (1 x Engine + 1 x Domestic 2016) charging from engine alternator. 240v shorepower system with cable, and 240 volt ring mains.


Deck Equipment
  • Anchor – Bruce with chain 40m and warp 20m
  • Sailcover – Blue
  • Sprayhood – Blue- (2006)
  • Cockpit dodgers with name on (2006)
  • Swim ladder – fixed stainless steel
  • 5 x Mooring warps
  • 8 x Fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • VHF – Vertex Standard (2006)
  • Echo Sounder – Raymarine ST60 (2012)
  • Log/speed – Raymarine ST60 (2012)
  • Windspeed – Raymarine ST60 (2012)
  • Compass – new 2015
  • Autopilot – Autohelm 2000
  • Chartplotter – Standard Horizon (2006) map update 2015
  • Clock & Barometer
  • Nav Lights
  • AIS Vesper Marine transponder with own screen (2016)
Safety Equipment
  • 3 x Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Blanket
  • CO detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • 2 x Jackstays
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Radar reflector
  • Lifebuoy
  • Liferaft (Seago 4 man 2018)
  • Emergency tiller
  • Manual bilge pump – Whale



Cast iron twin keel with transom hung rudder with tiller.

Click here to view similar boats for sale. Finance Calculator

Contact NYB Kent

Disclaimer : Network Yacht Brokers Kent offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.