The Sabre 48 traditional exterior profile belies the contemporary performances of her vee-hull. The Sabre 48 is one of the quietest motor yachts available today. The joystick and Dynamic Positioning operations give every Captain the confidence to dock her in the most difficult of circumstances. Her raised cockpit sole brings together the social aspects of the cockpit and main salon, and the aft end of the house opens up fully to connect the spaces. Her main salon offers ample seating surfaces for entertaining or simply relaxing to read or enjoy the standard entertainment systems. While underway the raised settee to port of the Stidd helm chair is a perfect place for the crew to enjoy the ride.
The 48 Salon Express has a traditional exterior profile that belies her contemporary performance. She cruises at 27 knots and, and at wide open throttle, she’ll attain more than 32 knots. Pod drives and joystick controls give every owner-operator the confidence to dock her in the most difficult of circumstances, and remarkably low sound levels while underway allow for a more pleasant experience while cruising.
Featuring a standard configuration of two cabins and two heads, the 48 Salon Express is supplemented by a utility space forward of the engine room that can be laid out as additional crew quarters. Designed with our customers in mind, her galley-down layout doesn’t compromise on space and light, making food and drink preparation a pure pleasure. Unique to the Sabre 48 design, her master berth and en-suite head have an athwartships orientation, allowing for flat cabin sole on all side of the spacious island queen.
Volvo engines D8 IPS 800
Blue hull color with gray antiskid
Seakeeper 6 in engine room
Reverso oil change system
Single Seagull water purifiers on both ice maker and at galley
Inverter/charger 3000 watt and separate 100A batter charger
Central vac system with 2 outlets and 32' hose
Kahlenberg triple chrome horns
Searchlight mounted on hardtop mast
FRP molded mast
Teak deck on FRP swim platform & in aft cockpit including steps
Release Marine high gloss teak cockpit table
Fresh water wash down forward
Ice maker in cabinet below helm seats
Scissor berth in VIP cabin
Washer / Dryer side x side in utility room with drawers below
Mattress & seat with back rest in utility room
Set of two ottomans with a cherry base and fabric cover
Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design
14º deadrise at transom, 23º deadrise amidships.
ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester backup resin.
Bottom, topsides and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with Corecell SAN foam core.
Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core.
Resin Infused E-glass swim platform with molded-in anti-skid surface.
Hull side rubbing strakes.
White PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap.Painted (Urethane) double boot top.
Gold recessed cove stripe.
Deck and Hardtop
ISO NPG gelcoat.
VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core.
Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces.
Companionway door to port.Sliding windows in salon on cabin sides.
Electric opening window in salon aft bulkhead.Hinged access door to side deck at helm.
Flush, outward opening, transom door with latch.
Anchor locker with slam latch.
Large lazarette/engine room access hatch in cockpit sole with compression latches.
Integrated Sure Shade system over cockpit
1 1/4″ Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system.
(6) 12” Stainless steel cleats: two forward, four mid-ship.
(2) Stainless steel bollard cleats aft
(2) Stainless 12″ cleats on cockpit coaming on centerline
(1) 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rode tie off.
(4) Custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks.
(2) Custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward.
Custom stainless steel bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 44lb CQR or Delta anchor and “lunch hook”.
Quick anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type
Teak flag staff and socket on taffrail.
Burgee staff on bow pulpit.
(6) Low Profile stainless steel hatches w/screens.
(6) Custom stainless steel opening port lights.
Teak toe rails.
Teak cabin-side eyebrow.
Teak table in cockpit
Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” logo
Raw water washdown system at the bow.
Kahlenberg single chrome air horn
Hinged access door to starboard side deck.
Dual Volvo-Garmin 8617 Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) w/ Separate SD Card Readers.
Volvo-Penta Autopilot w/ Joystick Driving.
Volvo-Penta IPS Plus Joystick Controller on Stidd Armrest.
Twin Lever Shift & Throttle Control (EVC-E) w/ Single Lever & Cruise Control Software.
Triple windshield wipers w/ multiple speed settings.
Windshield washers plumbed from the fresh water system.
Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blowers, & bilge pumps.
Custom teak steering wheel w/ tilt helm & Sabre logo.
Twin Stidd N Series helm seats w/ Ultraleather® fabric mounted on a cherry cabinet
NMEA 2000 backbone
Twin Volvo-Penta IPS 700 inboard propulsion systems w/ 24v electric shift transmissions & NiBrAl P-series duo-props
Tier III emission certified.Pleasure craft rated VP D8, 550mhp @ 2900rpm engines.
Integrated fresh water heat exchanger cooling system.
24v-110Amp alternator each engine.Extra 12v-115Amp alternator.
Volvo-Penta 900mm Interceptor trim system w/ auto trim.
Dynamic Positioning System (DPS).
Active Corrosion Protection system (ACP).
Volvo-Penta Clear Wake Exhaust bypass system (EVC controlled).
Groco raw water intake strainers & safety sea valves.
Engine room blower & vent ducts.
Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid.
Gloss white engine room.Gloss white painted engines.
Mylar-faced foam noise barrier.
(2) 263 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard.
Dual Racor fuel filters(
2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates.
12V DC Electrical System
(4) 2ea. AGM Group 24 dedicated engine start batteries.
(3) AGM 4D deep cycle ship’s service batteries.
(1) AGM Group 24 generator start battery.Remote control battery switches with controls at helm.
Manual emergency battery crossover switch.
Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution.
Digital battery monitor.Lighting:
– St. Maarten amber cabin reading lights.
– High output LED lights in the overhead.
– LED strip lighting in appropriate locations.
– LED engine room lighting.
– Tri-color lights over helm station, red, white blue
– Cockpit courtesy lights.
Marine-grade, tinned wire throughout.
12VDC USB chargers at helm and in all cabins
120V AC Electrical System
Onan 13.5 kw generator including:
– Onan E series display
– Dedicated start battery.
– Water drop muffler.
– Cooling water intake strainer.
– Sound shield.
– Transfer switch.50A shore power service with Glendinning Cablemaster & 70 ft. cord.
Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel.
Digital AC system monitor120V GFCI protected outlets in each cabin and engine room.
50amp, 3-bank battery charger
Reverse cycle heat/air conditioning with 4 zones. One 10k BTU in the forward cabin, one 10k BTU in the master cabin, one 16k BTU in the galley and one 24k BTU in the main salon.Optional 6k BTU in crew quarters
Master Stateroom Amidships
Island berth athwartship layout with 9″ foam mattress and laminated trim.
Hull side deadlight over head board
Shoji style passageway and closet doors
Shoji style portlight screen panels
Cherry hull ceilings.
Drawers under berth and in bulkhead aft of berth.
(2) hanging lockers fore and aft of bed.
Teak and holly sole.
Sound deadening soft headliner panels.
Sliding door to master head compartment
Private access from master stateroom
Custom tile in WC and shower sole
Glass vessel style sink
High gloss finish over solid cherry counter.
Vanity cabinet below sink
Mirror above vanity, cherry framed
Separate shower stall with clear bi-fold enclosure and glass tile accent wall within
Electric shower sump pump
Opening port to side deck
Deck hatch with blind/screen overhead
Stainless steel towel bars
Spacious island berth, with 6″ mattress and laminated trim.
Cherry hull ceilings.
Drawers under berth, A/C return grille beside.
Storage lockers, drawers and shelves.
Teak and holly sole.
Sound deadening soft headliner panels.
Private access to forward head and shower
Stainless steel under mount sink.
Shower stall with seat and locker outboard.
Hot and cold pressure water
Electric shower sump pump.
Solid surface vanity top with bull nose.
Cherry wood trimmed mirror over sink.
Solid surface counter top.
Stainless steel under mount sink with cover and pull-out faucet
Isotherm stainless steel stand-up refrigerator (top) and freezer
Touch control induction cooktop
Convection microwave with stainless steel face
Drawers and storage lockers below the counter.
Built-in waste basket.
Recycle bin below steps.
– Fusion Black Box System with Bluetooth. Remote controls at helm and cockpit, four speakers: two in the main salon, two in the cockpit.
10″ Kicker Subwoofer
10″ Kicker Amplifier
32” LED TV in the main salon
32” LED TV in the master stateroom
24” LED TV in the forward stateroom
HDMI cables run from each TV to the guest stateroom aft, below the helm
“L” settee to starboard, 5” foam cushions, with storage and Sabre tool drawer under.
High Gloss finished table with hi-low pedestal and angled slide mechanism. Lowers to coffee table height.
Entertainment unit to port including a flat screen LCD TV 32” on lift with DVD player
Sound deadening, soft headliner panels.
Raised mates L-shaped settee to port of helm
Hinged stainless steel door to cockpit
Electrically operated window aft of L-settee
Deep chart table forward of L-settee seat port
Fiddles at nav station
Varnished cherry interior finish.
Screens on all opening ports.
Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches.
Ocean Air pleated blinds on side windows and side door
Drapes on curved aft windows
Accord shades on opening ports except for the master stateroom
Sabre offered fabric and Corian decor package
Dovetailed, varnished maple drawer boxes
Fresh Water System
Water capacity 160 gals.
Stainless steel, 20-gallon water heater, operates on 110-VAC
Temperature control valve on hot water supply.
Hot and cold water pressure system 12V with dual pumps
Fresh water spigot in the engine room.
Transom shower, hot and cold.Shore water inlet with a filter .
Polyethylene holding tank with 70-gallon capacity.
Jabsco Quiet Flush fresh water MSD in guest head
Tecma Eco MSD in master head
Diaphragm waste pump on holding tank.
Fire extinguishers, (5) at 2 1/2 lbs.
Marelon sea valves on all thru-hull fittings below waterline.
Bonding system to safeguard against galvanic corrosion.
Automatic fire extinguishing discharge system in engine space with override.
(3) Automatic 12V electric bilge pumps.
(3) High water switches and alarm.
Work space below salon with work bench, drawers, and shelves Optional crew quarters with 6″ berth mattress and head unit available in this space
The Company 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.