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2014 Sabre 42 Salon Express

Plymouth, Massachusetts


In the water - fully serviced and ready for immediate delivery

The Sabre 42 Salon Express is one of Sabre Yachts’ most popular models. It offers amazing performance and docking is a snap with joystick control. This boat has an open, airy layout and offers understated elegance, fuel efficient performance, and quality that our owners are proud to be associated with.

Freedom is a beautiful, well-equipped and consistently upgraded 2014 Sabre 42.  Notable features include:

  • Freedom Lift with Walker Bay Tender
  • Hardtop Mounted Solar Panels
  • Optional Electric Sunroof
  • Optional Convertible Dinette
  • Upgraded Garmin Electronics
  • Custom Décor Package


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Down East Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Boston Yacht - Marblehead.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Freedom
Make: Sabre
Model: 42 Salon Express
Year: 2014
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: HWSL4078J314
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 42 ft / 12.80 m
Length Overall: 46 ft / 14.02 m
Beam: 14 ft / 4.27 m
Min Draft: 3.33 ft
Displacement: 30,000 lb
Deadrise: 16 °
Double Berths: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: QSB 6.7 Zeus 3500
  • Drive Type: Pod
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 380hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2014
  • Engine Hours: 560
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: QSB 6.7 Zeus 3500
  • Drive Type: Pod
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 380hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2014
  • Engine Hours: 560
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 760hp


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 380 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 140 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 60 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Pod
Boat Class: Downeast, Express Cruiser

Notable options
  • Flag Blue hull color
  • Contrasting beige molded-in non-skid
  • Electric sunroof with sunshade
  • Molded fiberglass mast on hardtop for electronics
  • Searchlight mounted on mast
  • Kahlenberg triple chrome horn on hardtop
  • Freshwater washdown in the anchor locker
  • Cockpit wet bar cabinet with storage
  • Hot and cold shower in cockpit
  • Cockpit mooring cover
  • Magnets in lieu of snaps installed on the backrest of aft cockpit seating for easy install/removal of cushions
  • Ultraleather upholstery, upgraded with bolstered pattern and blue piping
  • Ultraleather upholstery throughout in the main salon and below in dinette
  • Upgraded Ultraleather helm seats with piping
  • Privacy shades on opening ports
  • Optional Seagull water purifier on galley cold water plumbed to separate spigot
  • Highly desirable optional dinette layout below. Converts to double berth and privacy curtain creates second "cabin"
  • Passage door to master cabin upgraded to shoji style door
  • Custom luxury mattress in the master cabin
Recent upgrades and maintenance
  • New underwater lights (2022)
  • House and start batteries replaced (2022)
  • Cooler service and new aftercooler cores (2022)
  • Fresh bottom paint (2022)
  • Freedom Lift (2021)
  • 2018 Walker Bay Tender with 20HP Honda Outboard (2021)
  • Solar Panels (2) and BlueSolar charge controller installed (2021)
  • Zeus Pod Service and replace shafts (2021)
  • Add 100’ additional feet of anchor chain (2021)
  • NEW Wifi router (2021)
  • Replaced generator salt water and fuel pumps (2021)
  • NEW Garmin VHF Radio (2020)
  • All hoses inspected and intake cooling hoses replaced (2020)
  • Freezer motor replaced (2019)
  • Freshwater gauge replaced (2019)
  • Radar dome repainted (2018)
  • Cummins Vessel View replaced and updated (2018)
Helm station

The helm offers a large, elegantly finished navigational electronics pod. Outboard to starboard, a helm door provides access to the side deck as well as ventilation while underway. The Stidd helm chairs are the finest and most comfortable chairs available and can be independently adjusted.

  • (2) Stidd series single helm seats with Ultraleather fabric and upgraded piping
  • Stazo 400nm custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm and Sabre logo
  • Opening side door for direct access to deck
  • Cummins DTS single-lever electronic controls
  • Zeus Joystick with Skyhook
  • Cummins Precision Pilot Autopilot control panel
  • Cummins Smart Craft display (engine data, tank levels, vessel data, alarms)
  • Triple windshield wipers with washers
  • Windlass remote control
  • Ritchie compass
  • Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blower, and optional equipment
  • Stainless Steel Cup Holders
  • Fireboy override control
  • High water alarm
Helm station electronics and entertainment
  • Garmin GPSMap 8215 twin multi-function displays
  • Garmin GPS 19X NEMA 2000 receiver/antennae
  • Garmin GMI 20 display
  • Garmin GSD 24 transducer
  • Garmin GMR XHD2 open array radar integrated into MF displays
  • Garmin VHF 315
  • ACR Spotlight with Helm Remote
  • ACR GlobalFix EPIRB
  • Fusion stereo with speakers in salon and cockpit
  • 32" LED TV on an electric lift inside a cabinet in main salon
  • 24" LED TVs in the forward stateroom and dinette
  • Satellite TV

The Salon is outfitted in finely finished American cherry furniture with port and starboard settees in Ultraleather fabric.  The Salon is filled with light and air from large side windows and a huge optional opening sunroof above.

  • L-shaped settee to port with storage with cushions upholstered in cream Ultraleather
  • Oval high gloss table
  • Sound deadening, soft headliner panels
  • Settee to starboard with drawer storage below
  • 32” LED TV in cabinet behind helm seats with electric lift
  • Bottle storage cabinet below helm seats
  • Shades for all opening ports
  • Opening windows in aft bulkhead
  • Sliding side opening windows
  • Optional electric sunroom with sunshade
  • Sabre tool drawer
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Engine room access hatch

The mid-level galley is the best of both worlds – still part of the social activities in the salon, yet removed from high traffic areas. The galley sole is high enough for a full view out the large port side window.

  • Mid-level galley
  • Corian galley countertop
  • Stainless steel under-mounted sink with Scandvik faucet
  • Optional Seagull water purifier with separate spigot
  • Virtigo 2-drawer refrigeration with stainless steel face
  • Isotherm 1 drawer freezer with stainless steel face
  • Two burner touch control electric cooktop
  • Convection microwave with stainless steel door
  • Drawers and storage lockers below the counter
  • Built-in wastebasket
  • Large drawer under microwave opens athwartships
  • Large storage space below galley sole 
Convertible dinette

The preferred optional dinette offers fore and aft facing seating and an inlaid table between, making a cozy space for meals and peaceful relaxation. The dinette coverts to a double berth.

  • Optional dinette configuration
  • High/low gloss varnished table drops to convert to double berth
  • Cushions upholstered in cream Ultraleather
  • Privacy curtain
  • Forward bulkhead storage locker with drawers underneath
  • Two (2) stainless steel opening ports with shades and screens
  • Overhead hatch with shade and screen
  • 24” Samsung flat screen TV
Forward cabin

The luxurious owner’s cabin features an island queen berth, set low for ease of egress, a private entrance to the head, beautiful cherry joinery, and excellent storage.

  • Queen island berth with custom mattress
  • Storage and (2) drawers under berth
  • Cherry bulkheads and trim.
  • (2) headboard reading lights
  • Bureau with (2) upper locker with shelf and louvered door and two (2) lower drawers
  • Cedar Lined Hanging Locker with louvered door, hanging rod, and drawer below.
  • Port and starboard upper lockers with shelves at headboard
  • Port and starboard stainless steel opening port lights with screens
  • Overhead opening hatch with shade and screen
  • Upgraded shoji style pocket door
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Air Conditioning/Reverse Cycle Heat
  • Samsung flat screen TV
  • Jensen DVD player

The fully equipped head offers access from both the dinette and directly from the owner’s cabin. It is equipped with a fresh water MSD, solid surface counter with stainless steel sink, and a large separate shower stall with a circular surround.

  • Stainless steel under-mounted sink
  • Circular shower stall with seat and locker outboard
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Electric shower sump pump
  • Storage lockers
  • Corian countertop
  • Towel bar
  • Wood trimmer mirror over sink
  • Full-length mirror on door
  • Ventilation blower

The cockpit is spacious and comfortable with plush seating surrounding an elegant and practical fold over leaf table. Access to the Zeus pods is found by tilting the transom bench seat forward.

  • L-shaped transom bench seat with white cushions with navy piping
  • Aft facing bench seat to port
  • Wet bar with storage to starboard
  • Oval varnished cockpit table
  • Stereo remote
  • Courtesy lights
  • Fresh water hot and cold shower
  • Port and starboard large deck hatches for lazarette access
  • Transom door to swim platform


  • Modified Deep V planing hull design with shallow pod drive tunnels
  • 16-degree deadrise at the transom, 23-degree deadrise amidships
  • ISO NPG Flag Blue gelcoat with vinylester resin
  • Bottom, topsides, and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with Crecell SAN foam core
  • Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core
  • VIP Resin infused swim platform with moded in non-skid surface
  • Hull side rubbing strakes
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • Painted double boot stripe
  • Gold recessed cove stripe
Deck and hardtop
  • ISO NPG gelcoat
  • VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core
  • Molded-in non-skid deck surfaces in optional beige
  • Sliding windows in the salon on cabin sides
  • Stainless steel bi-fold aft salon door
  • Electric dropdown windows in the salon aft bulkhead
  • Hinged access door to side deck at helm station
  • Flush, outward opening, transom door with latch
  • Anchor locker with slam latch
  • Lazarette hatch with gas struts and compression latches
  • Handrails at each corner of the cockpit coaming
  • Large engine room hatch in the main salon with compression latch
  • White rub rail and black bang rail
  • Optional fiberglass cabinet in the cockpit with electric grill and icemaker
Deck hardware
  • 1 1/4" diameter 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system
  • (6) 12" stainless steel cleats
  • (2) Bollard cleats in aft cockpit coamings
  • (1) 10" stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rode tie off
  • (2) custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks
  • (2) custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward
  • Stainless steel bow pulpit with dual anchor roller
  • Lewmar anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type
  • Stainless steel bow rail
  • Teak flagstaff and socket on the taffrail
  • Burgee staff on the bow pulpit
  • (3) Lewmar low profile polished aluminum hatches with screens
  • (6) Custom stainless steel opening portlights
  • Teak varnished toe rails
  • Teak varnished cabin side eye-brow
  • Custom cast stainless steel "SABRE" logo Optional Freshwater washdown at bow
  • Optional Kahlenberg triple chrome horn on hardtop
  • Optional fiberglass mast for electronics
  • Optional searchlight on mast
Propulsion and steering systems
  • Twin Cummins QSB 380hp 6.7L electronic fresh water-cooled engines
  • Twin CMD Zeus 3500 pod drives with integrated steering and trim tabs
  • CMD helm, with a joystick
  • Trim tabs integrated with CMD Zeus pod drives
  • Autopilot integrated into CMD Zeus pod drives
  • GPS receiver
  • Skyhook, GPS positioning system
  • 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 gel-coated engine room
  • Mylar face foam noise barrier
Fuel system
  • (2) 190-gallon diesel fuel tanks port and starboard
  • Dual Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes
  • (2) 2" diesel deck fill plates
12V DC Electrical system
  • (2) AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries
  • (2) AGM 4D deep cycle ship's service batteries
  • (1) AGM Group 24 generator start battery
  • Two (2) hardtop mounted Solar Panels
  • BlueSolar MPPT75/15 charge controller
  • Remote control battery switch with controls at helm
  • Manual emergency batter crossover switch
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel on main bulkhead opposite galley
  • Digital battery monitor
120V AC Electrical system
  • Onan 9 KW generator including Onan E series display, dedicated start battery, waterdrop muffler, cooling water intake strainer, sound shield, and transfer switch
  • 50A shore power cord with Glendinning cord reel
  • Isolation transformer
  • Digital AC system monitor
  • (1) 120V outlet in engine room and each cabin
  • Galley and head outlets are GFI protected
  • 50amp, 3-bank battery charger
  • Reverse cycle heat/air conditioning in 3 zones, main salon, master stateroom, galley/dinette
  • Optional Inverter/charger 2800
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 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
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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