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New pictures after refurb
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Rosignano, Italy
- Hull Material:
- Last Listed Price:
- EUR 50,000 Tax Paid (US$ 54,325)
The Sadler Barracuda is a fast, seaworthy, exciting and surprisingly docile design by Tony Castro. She was designed to be lightning fast off the wind yet easily handled by a small crew and was unsinkable.
The Sadler Barracuda is easily handled by two but has berths for eleven - at a pinch. Her long waterline and hull shape give her a good turn of speed and her twin rudders give control and manoeuvrability. Her hydraulic lifting keel will help you reach the shallow ports and anchorages most other boats can't reach.
For some years in the 1990s a Barracuda held the record for the Royal Southampton Y C two-handed Round the Island Race.
A recent survey showed no osmosis on the hull.
This Sadler Barracuda has had a lot of work done in recent years and now needs a new owner to enjoy the grin that you get at 20+ knots.
Peter Preston is an experienced sailor, Yachtmaster Offshore and transatlantic sailor. Peter is equally at home in racing, cruising and power boats and has been helping clients in many walks of life realise their ambitions for many years. He has built and sold several successful small IT startups and run consulting and media businesses for others. Peter looks after owners and their boats in the West Country and around the world. Peter brings an attention to detail and creativity that will help you find, acquire and maintain the boat you are looking for.
Please contact Peter Preston at +44 (0)1752 876 366
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Sadler Yachts
Designer: Tony Castro
Flag of Registry: United Kingdom
LOA: 45 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 0 in
LWL: 42 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 7 ft 0 in
Displacement: 16000 lbs Dry Load
Total Power: 50 HP
Engine Brand: Ford
Year Built: 1988
Engine Model: Mermaid
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 50 HP
Number of single berths: 3
Number of double berths: 4
Number of cabins: 4
Number of heads: 2
Number of bathrooms: 1
Wind speed and direction
Fully battened mainsail
Manual bilge pump
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 12V
There are 3 double cabins, 2 aft and one in the bow.
The saloon will provide another 4 berths if you need them and will happily seat 8
There are 2 heads, one with a shower both with Jabsco Twist and Lock heads
The galley has good storage and a double burner stove with oven and grill
Electronics and Electrical
Simrad IS15 instruments (2007)
Simrad GPS CX44 with radar (2008)
Simrad hydraulic autopilot
AGM service batteries 240 ah (7/2013)
Engine battery 95 ah (7/2014)
New Battery charger 2014
Eberspacher Heating System
2004 fitted new plexiglass cabin windows
2005 sealing of hull to deck joint, fibreglass panels in place of teak on stern scoop (as it gets always washed)
2009 Stern Arch to accept 120w solar panels, Radar, Navtec and GPS antennas.
Replaced all hull hatches/portlights from standard Lewmar to Atlantic as Lewmar Standard are no longer accepted for hull use under CE rules
New teak on cockpit seats
Copper coat on rudders and keel (not on hull)
2012 New Lofrans Kobra windlass.
Complete overhaul of original Ford Mermaid engine
New Cockpit Table
Sails & Rigging
Fully battened mainsail - good condition (Plus - Italian maker - 2006)
110% jib (Eurosails - Italian maker - 2006)
140% Genoa (Eurosails - Italian maker - 2012)
Staysail (Eurosails - Italian maker - 2006)
Jennaker (Eurosails - Italian maker - 2006)
Spinnaker (UK - date unknown)
Code 0 (UK - carbon fiber year unknown).
The old sails are still available which include Mainsail, N° 1, 3 Genoa, Gennaker, Spinnaker, Storm Jib
2008 New Mast - Soromap (increased by 1 metre for Mediterranean lighter winds) three spreader Bergstrom with increased sail area
The boat comes complete with a tender with 2 stroke engine
New Engine Starter battery
Nicolle Associates offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
- This vessel is VAT PAID.
- As always photographs do not do justice so a viewing is highly recommended.
- This boat is lying in Italy.
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