Introducing 'Testa Rossa', a Sadler Starlight 39 which is one of the best examples of this highly acclaimed fast family cruiser. The Starlight 39 combines a go-anywhere capability with ease of handling, speed, strength and quality of build. 'Testa Rossa' is very well equipped and has been professionally maintained and upgraded. Coded as a vessel for Category 2 waters. Invoices for engine maintenance, electrics, electronics, rigging, and safety features. Early viewing recommended. Lying Conwy Marina.
Sadler Starlight 39, built by Sadler Yachts of Poole in 1990/91 to a design by David Sadler and Stephen Jones.
Launched and commissioned January 1991.
Hull/Build No: 14
GRP hull, deck and superstructure. Hand Laminated hull with full length interior moulding to give strength. Hull contains polyurethane foam which provides buoyancy and is unique to Sadler/Starlight construction. It also contributes to strength and provides effective thermal insulation.
The deck has an effective non-slip pattern moulded in and is securely bonded to hull, using aluminium toe-rail.
Highest quality materials were used in the moulding process to give protection against osmosis.
Fin keel with solid lead wing keel bolted through a deep laminated stub, using stainless steel studs. Antimony-Reinforced lead ballast.
Rudder is skeg mounted for strength and directional stability
Ford Mermaid Meteor 56hp 4-Cylinder diesel engine (1991), sea water cooled, conventional shaft drive to a Maxprop feathering propeller.
Teleflex Marine morse controls
*Last serviced April 2018*
12v & 240v systems.
4 x 12v 110a/hr Batteries (2008) - Switched
240v Battery charger
Shore power cable
Pressurised hot and cold water
Hot water via calorifier/immersion
Manual cold water supply
Spars and Rigging:
KEMP/SELDON aluminium mast and boom
Stainless steel standing rigging - Replaced 2011
Cruising Dyneema and Polypropylene running rigging
Deep slab reefed battened mainsail with 3 reefing points
Furlex 310 Furling headsail gear
Detachable inner forestay
KEMP/SELDON spinnaker pole
2 x Lewmar Size 46 self-tailing genoa winches
2 x Lewmar Size 30 self-tailing spinnaker sheet winches
2 x Lewmar Size 43 self-tailing halyard winches
Mainsail - Fully Battened - Westaway (2009)
Genoa - Westaway (2009)
Genoa No3 - Westaway (Re-modelled 2011)
Staysail (Re-modelled 2011)
Spinnaker - Lightweight c/w chute - Westaway (2009)
45lb CQR anchor with 30m of 10mm ISO chain, and 30m of 16mm anchor warp
ITAL OBI 1000w Electric anchor windlass c/w gypsy
10kg Fortress anchor c/w chain and warp
8 x Fenders
Boat hook x 2
Guardwire - Replaced 2016
Bow roller and fairlead
Teak cockpit sole and seating
Raymarine ST60 Speed (2010)
Raymarine ST60 Wind speed and direction (2010)
Raymarine ST60 Depth (2010)
Raymarine ST60 Log (2010)
Raymarine C90W GPS Chartplotter (2010)
Raymarine HD 4kw radome radar (2010)
Raymarine AIS (2013)
Clipper Navtex (2010)
ICOM IC-M505 DSC VHF radio c/w antenna
ICOM BC-204 Handheld VHF
Navigation lights - Bow and stern; masthead, steaming.
Clock and Barometer
**All Raymarine instrumentation plus VHF radio are interfaced**
Ocean Signal Epirb (2017)
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Carbon Monoxide alarm
Seago liferaft (ISO9650-1) - Serviced April 2016
2 x Lifebuoys
6 x Lifejackets
5 x Manual Fire extinguishers (2016)
1 x Auto Fire extinguisher (2016)
3-man dinghy (2011)
4hp Mariner outboard engine
6 Berths in 3 Cabins
While some customisation was available to the Starlight 39 this vessel has been fitted out as per the designer’s original plans which is far the most sought after. This consists of a forward cabin contain a double V berth with infill cushion and an on suite heads compartment with a manual marine sea toilet, vanity basin and shower. The saloon has a further two settee berths with a central fold down leaf table. Aft of this seating area there is a forward facing chart table and navigation position to port and a galley to starboard. Aft of these is a bulkhead with doors leading through to a large double cabin to starboard and an aft heads compartment to port containing a manual marine sea toilet, vanity basin and shower in a similar layout as the forward heads. A further door leads from the heads directly into the aft cabin so making this an en-suite and day heads.
Large double berth in fore-peak.
En-suite heads compartment with Jabsco toilet, Basin, and shower. Hot and cold pressurised water. Adjacent seat and hanging locker.
Light teak solid wood interior with Grey/Cream upholstery. Central dining table with folding leaf extensions, seating to both port and starboard. Cherry and Holly teak flooring throughout.
Plastimo Neptune 2300 two burner gas cooker with oven and grill. Fridge (Keel cooled), Double stainless sink c/w Hot and cold pressurised water, and large built in cool box.
Forward facing full-size chart table with stowage beneath, and under seat. 12v and 240v switch panel. Navigational instruments
Large double berth with vanity unit and hanging locker. Access to heads from aft cabin.
Heads compartment with Jabsco sea toilet, washbasin, and shower. Hot and cold pressurised water.
Eberspacher diesel heating with 2 outlets.