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2018 Sabre 48 Salon Express

In-Stock, Jupiter, Florida



The Sabre 48 traditional exterior profile belies the contemporary performances of her vee-hull. The Sabre 48 is one of the quietest motoryachts available today. The joystick and Skyhook 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.

This Sabre 48 features Volvo engines D8 IPS 700 along with the Seakeeper 5, Volvo Garmin Glass Cockpit, and many other upgrades and options.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $1,368,529
Make: Sabre
Model: 48 Salon Express
Year: 2018
Condition: New
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 48 ft
Length Overall: 52'3 ft
Beam: 15'4 ft
Max Draft: 3'9 ft
Displacement: 37,500 lb
Deadrise: 14 °

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D8
  • Drive Type: Pod
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 700hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2018
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D8
  • Drive Type: Pod
  • Engine Power: 700hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2018
Total Engine Power: 1,400hp
Displacement Type: Half Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 525 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 160 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 70 gal


Drive Type: Pod
Stock Number: CC112
Boat Class: Downeast, Express Cruiser


Master User
Down East Yachting


Down East Yachting
400 S US Hwy 1 Suite 2
Jupiter, Florida, US, 33477
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.


Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design, with pod drive tunnels.

14º deadrise at transom, 23º deadrise amidships.

ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester back-up resin.

Bottom, topsides and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with Corecell SAN foam core.

Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core.

VIP Resin Infused E-glass swim platform with molded-in antiskid surface.

Hull side rubbing strakes.

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

Deck Hardware

1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system.

(6) 12” Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 mid ship

(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.

(2) Stainless steel bollard style mooring cleats aft

(2) Stainless 12” cleats on cockpit coaming on centerline

Custom stainless steel bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 44# 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 eye-brow.

Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” medallion.

Raw water washdown system at bow.

Helm Station

Cummins DTS single lever electronic controls.

Cummins Smart Craft display (engine data, tank levels, vessel data, alarms).

Triple windshield wipers with washers.

Ritchie Compass.

Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blower and optional equipment.

Stazo 400mm custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm and Sabre logo.

(2) Stidd N Series helm seats with Ultraleather fabric, mounted on a cherry cabinet


Twin Volvo D8 IPS 700 hp engines with integrated steering and trim

120A, 12V alternators each engine.

(2) Exhaust by-pass mufflers.

Engine room blower.

Engine room vent ducts.

Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid.

White gelcoated engine room

Mylar face foam noise barrier.

Fuel System

(2) 263 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard.

Dual Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes.

(2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates.

Steering and Trim Systems

CMD helm, with joystick.

Trim tabs integrated in CMD Zeus pod drives.

Autopilot integrated in CMD Zeus system.

“Skyhook” GPS position hold system with dedicated GPS receiver.

12VDC Electrical System

Two AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries.

Three AGM 4D deep cycle ship's service batteries.

One 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.

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

120VAC 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.

Isolation transformer

Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel.

Digital AC system monitor

120V GFCI protected outlets in each cabin and engine room.

50amp, 3-bank battery charger

Reverse cycle heat/ air conditioning in (3) zones.

Master Stateroom Amidships

Spacious island berth athwartship layout with 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.

LED flat screen TV and DVD player.

Teak and holly sole.

Sound deadening soft headliner panels.

Pocket door to master head compartment.

Master Head

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

Storage outboard

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

Ventilation blower

Stainless steel towel bars

Guest Stateroom

Spacious island berth, with 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.

Pocket door to passageway.

Private access to forward head and shower

Guest Head

Stainless steel under mount sink.

Shower stall with seat and locker outboard.

Hot and cold pressure water

Electric shower sump pump.

Storage lockers.

Solid surface vanity top with bull nose.

Towel bars

Soap dispenser

Cherry wood trimmed mirror over sink.

Ventilation blower.


Solid surface galley counter top.

Stainless steel under mount sink with cover and pull-out faucet

Stainless steel under mount prep sink with cover.

Soap dispenser

Isotherm stainless steel stand-up refrigerator (top) and freezer

Two burner electric cook top.

Convection microwave with stainless steel face

Drawers and storage lockers below counter.

Built-in waste basket. Recycle bin below steps.

Main Salon

Two Stidd N Series helm chairs mounted on a box

“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 flat screen LCD TV 32” on lift with DVD player

Sound deadening, soft headliner panels.

Raised mates L-shaped settee to port of helm

Stainless steel door to cockpit

Electrically operated window aft of L-settee

Swing door at helm to starboard side deck

Deep chart table forward of L-settee. 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 aft curved windows

Optional fabric and drapery selections.

Dovetailed, varnished maple drawer boxes

Fresh Water System

Water capacity 160 gals.

Stainless steel, 20 gal. water heater, operates on 110-VAC or engine heat.

Temperature control valve on hot water supply.

Hot and cold water pressure system 12V.

Fresh water spigot in engine room.

Transom shower, hot and cold.

Shore water inlet with filter.

Waste Disposal

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.


Single Kahlenberg chrome trumpet horn with compressor

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.

Utility Room

Work space below salon with work bench, drawers and shelves

Optional crew quarters with head unit available in this space

Additional Options

Blue hull color with beige antiskid

Auto interceptor trim tabs

Reverso oil change system

Volvo/Garmin VIP electronics

Shore water inlet

Ultraleather upholstery in main salon

Single Seagull water purifiers on both ice maker and at galley

Dimmer switch in master & VIP cabins

Fusion Marine stereo iPod dock with (4) speakers and remote

Inverter/charger 3000 watt true sine wave with remote

Beam central vac system with 2 outlets and 32' hose

Searchlight mounted on hardtop mast

Fresh water wash down forward

FRP molded mast

Teak deck on FRP swim platform & in aft cockpit including steps

Kahlenberg triple chrome horns

Hot and cold transom shower

Scissor berth in VIP cabin

Accord shades on all opening ports

Custom main salon layout


Seakeeper 5 gyro stabilizer

Volvo/Garmin multi-function displays (MFD).

Oil change system for engines and generator

True sine wave inverter/charger

Central vacuum system

Kahlenberg triple horns

Splendide washer & separate dryer

Power sunroof with sunscreen on hardtop

Teak decking in cockpit and swim platform

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.
Additional Contact Information

Contact either of our offices for additional information or via email at

Florida (561) 744-5740

Michigan (616) 494-8870

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