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2021 Sabre 48 Salon Express

Holland, Michigan

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This 2021 Sabre 48 SE is available for immediate delivery! With inventories low and long lead times for new boats, skip to the head of the line and start enjoying time on the water on this beautiful Sabre 48. She is fully equipped with all the right options from Sabre including a SeaKeeper, joystick steering, sunroof, SureShade, teak decking on cockpit and swim platform, and the classic Flag Blue hull. She has a complete navigation and entertainment system installed which further saves time and will get you on the water immediately. With full new boat warranties, this boat needs nothing, except a name and hail!

Basic Boat Info

Make: Sabre
Model: 48 Salon Express
Year: 2021
Condition: New
Category: Power
Designer: Sabre Design Team
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: USHWS48153I021
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 48 ft
Length Overall: 52'3 ft
Beam: 15'4 ft
Max Draft: 4'1 ft
Displacement: 37,500 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'6 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: IPS 700
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2021
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: IPS 700
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2021


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 263 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 160 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 70 gal


Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Downeast, Express Cruiser, Motor Yachts


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.

Numerous Options and Upgrades

Blue hull color with cream 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 battery charger

Central vac system with 2 outlets and 32' hose

Kahlenberg triple chrome horns

FRP molded mast

Searchlight mounted on hardtop mast

Electric sunroof

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

Washer / Dryer side x side in utility room with drawers below

Mattress & seat with backrest in utility room

Set of two ottomans with a cherry base and fabric cover

Weather covers in Stamoid for cockpit

Full windshield cover in Stamoid

Full Electronics Package

Volvo/Garmin Glass Bridge with two 8617 17” Multi-function displays

Garmin GMR424- 4kw 4’ open array radar(painted to match deck)

Garmin GSD25 sonar module with CHIRP/Downvu/Sidevu sonar

Garmin GT51M-TH depth transducer

Garmin VHF 315

Garmin GMI20 4” instrument display

Garmin GHC20- Autopilot

KVH-TV5 Satellite TV (painted to match deck)with 3 receivers

KVH Dummy Dome (painted to match deck)


Standard Equipment List


Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design

14º deadrise at transom, 23º deadrise amidships.

ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester backup resin. Upgraded to dark blue hull color.

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. Upgraded with cream contrasting color.

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: 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. Upgraded to hi-gloss Release marine custom table.

Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” logo

Raw water washdown system at the bow.

Kahlenberg single chrome air horn. Upgraded to triple Kahlenberg horns.


Helm station

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 freshwater system.

Ritchie Compass.

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 freshwater 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.


Fuel System

(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.


 – 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.

Isolation transformer.

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.


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.


Master Head

Private access from master stateroom.

Custom tile in head and shower sole.

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 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.


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 countertop.

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 wastebasket.

Recycle bin below steps.


Entertainment Media

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


Main Salon

“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.

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.

Freshwater spigot in the engine room.

Transom shower, hot and cold.Shore water inlet with a filter.


Waste Disposal

Polyethylene holding tank with 70-gallon capacity.

Jabsco Quiet Flush freshwater 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.


Utility Room

Workspace below salon with workbench, drawers, and shelves. Side by side washer and dryer as well as mattress, seat with backrests


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.

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