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48′ Sabre Salon Express 2014 For Sale

Year: 2010
Price: $ 548,000
Location: San Diego, CA

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Call Andrew Shoemaker / Ballast Point Yachts, Inc.
Tel (619) 222-3620 x 1 • Cell (619) 977-6006
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48 Sabre Salon Express Specs, Equipment and Information:


Beam: 15 ft 4 in
Length on Deck: 47 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 9 in
Displacement: 40000 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 14 ft 2 in
Deadrise: 14 ° at Transom


Engine Brand: Cummins Zeus
Engine Model: QSC 8.3L 550hp
Engine Hours: 426
Drive Type: Pod Drive
Engine Power: 550 HP


Fresh Water Tanks: (160 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (525 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (70 Gallons)


Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 3
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

Included Features and Customization:

FRP molded mast, separate radar platform & satellite pads for sedan hardtop
Teak decking on swim platform
Teak decking in aft cockpit including steps
Inverter/charger 3000 watt true sine wave with remote control
Beam central vac system with (2) outlets and a 32′ expandable hose
Dark hull color – Flag Blue
Anti-Skid color (fore & side deck) – Beige
Accord shades on opening ports
Reverso Oil Change system
Freedom Lift
Kahlnberg triple chrome horns
Kahlenberg horn controller M-485A
Hot and cold transom shower
Sal water wash down fore and aft
Fresh water wash down forward
Shore water inlet


Install solid cherry doors on cabinet aft of galley sink in lieu of standard. Install wood shelf with fiddle half way up in cabinet. Keep the standard lighting
Add a door on the small cabinet forward of galley sink. Open up opening as wide and tall as possible, & remove fiddle. Keep the standard light
Build flat bottom in locker under cook top

Main Salon & Interior

Move double SS cup holder from Nav desk area and install outboard of mate seat (port) on window edge
Add single SS cup holder outboard of joystick
Increase main salon armrest another 4” in height on both settees. Includes third armrest on forward end starboard extended settee
Install a fixed fiddle on forward end of nav desk the same length and location as hinge on fwd end of cover. Add another fixed fiddle between the chart and TV covers 32″ length. Fiddle should end at the end of the nav desk cover. No inboard filled
Add a stainless handrail on vertical surface of the helm pod on the return section and a stainless one on the athwartships section of the vertical surface of the pod (ala CC005 except in Stainless). Delete std cherry hand rail replaced with SS handrail covered with Ultra-Leather
Add two cherry drop in boxes on port side of helm pod face one on top of the other. Top one to be rectangular with inside opening 6H”x8W”x10″D. Make the bottom cherry box as large as possible and install the std 12V outlet in this box
Replace standard single helm chair with two STIDD 500N-FA fixed height mounted on a cabinet. Cabinet top to be Hi-Gloss finish. STIDD seats only slide fore/aft, no height adjustment or swivel. Set in position 2″ aft of the standard pedestal location now. Underside of STIDD seat frame to be 28″ above sole. Install STIDD foot rests on the fwd face of the cabinet. Cabinet under seats to have an ice-maker
Reconfigure the galley air conditioning system to be the forward salon system. Increase size to 16K BTU. Add supply grill to top of chart table and tee some air to galley and utility space. Control panel is mounted next to existing salon control

Master Cabin & Head

Install a 26″ TV with separate DVD in Master Stateroom. Install TV 47″ from cabin sole
Install a tall mirror recessed (no frame) into the bulkhead behind master head shoji door
Silver Birch Corian counter and Glacier White sink in master head in lieu of cherry counter and vessel sink w/ vessel faucet. Add 3” Silver Birch fiddle behind sink
Guest Cabin & Head
Head cabinet to be 1/2 fully open and the another 1/2 to have shelf with fiddle
Installed second cherry towel rack on inside of door, location 10” below top of door


Two 12″ stern cleats on coaming cap behind cockpit seat backrest, one on either side of the center rail stanchion
Delete standard teak toe rails. Install Skene chocks to forward cleats, same chocks as used on the SL47. Install 24″ rub strakes at the 4 midship cleats. The strakes to be notched around the cleat bases
Install fresh water spigot in engine room
Shelf above house battery bank with fiddles on all four sides, rubber material base and removable


Relocate windshield washer fluid to more accessible location in engine room near water heater & water pump on the bulkhead
Single Seagull water purifier on at galley sink with spigot with y-connection to ice-maker
Washer/dryer combo installed in crew cabin to starboard with custom bureau to port. Make a washer/dryer cabinet to cover sides and top only, no door. Make top of washer/dryer cabinet a continuous cherry top across custom tall bureau. Washer/dryer sits down on FRP next to berth. Install standard crew cabin mirror behind units and move CO detector and switches to other location
Install 120V outlet inside chart storage locker, with notch in cover, aft and outboard, for opening for wires to pass through, no thumb hole
Custom utility room with berth, workbench w/3 drawers and pantry with adjustable shelves
Ocean LED underwater lights – blue
Custom 7″ Latex with 2″ pillow top mattress in master and guest staterooms, crafted by Portland Mattress Makers
Custom 7″ Latex mattress for utility room, crafted by Portland Mattress Makers
Garmin Electronics Package – Two 15″ Color multi-function displays, 4′ open array 4kW radar, depth sounder w/ bronze thru-hull, VHF radio w/ 8′ Antenna, CMD Zeus autopilot with full integration, SkyHook
Fusion 700 stereo w/ 4 speakers and two remote control pads
Canvas Package – windshield cover, cockpit seat covers, stern cover, cockpit awning
AB 10 VS with 20hp Tohatsu four stroke, electric start, tilt trim


Main Salon cushions – Promessa Linen Ultra-Leather
STIDD Captain Chairs – Promessa Linen Ultra-Leather
Mate’s Raised Lounge Seat – Promessa Linen Ultra-Leather
Cockpit Cushions – Topside Indigo Sunbrella
Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches
Ocean Air pleated blinds on side windows and side door
Drapes on aft curved windows
Dovetailed, varnished maple drawer boxes
Varnished cherry interior finish

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: flat screen LCD TV 26” on lift with DVD player
Sound deadening, soft headliner panels.
Raised mates L-shaped settee to port of helm chair
Stainless steel bi-fold 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

Standard Equipment:

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
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
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 refrigeration/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


Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design, with shallow 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 Airex C70 foam core
Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core
Bulkheads vacuum-bagged biaxial E-glass with polypropylene honeycomb core
Molded E-glass swim platform with molded-in anti-skid surface
PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
Painted (IMRON) double boot top
Gold recessed cove stripe

Deck Hardware

1 1/4″ Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system
(8) 12” Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 mid ship, 2 in aft cockpit)
(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) Custom folding stainless steel mooring cleats aft
Bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 44# CQR or Delta anchor and “lunch hook”
Quick anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type
Flag staff and socket on aft seat rails
Burgee staff on bow pulpit
(6) Low Profile stainless steel hatches w/screens
(6) Custom stainless steel opening port lights
Teak cabin side eye-brow
Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” medallion

Deck and Hardtop

ISO NPG gelcoat
VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core
Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces
Bi Fold aft salon 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

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
Lighting: – St. Maarten amber cabin reading lights, LED lights in the overheads throughout cabin, bar lighting in appropriate locations, fluorescent engine room lighting, cockpit courtesy lights

120VAC Electrical System

Onan 11.5 kw generator including: interface to Cummins Vessel View display, dedicated start battery, water lift muffler, cooling water intake strainer, sound shield, transfer switch
50amp shore power service with Glendinning Cablemaster & 50 ft. cord
BlueSeas electrical panel, AC/DC with multi-meters
Fail safe galvanic isolator
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 (5) zones
3000W inverter/charger for house

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
Stidd single helm seat with Ultraleather fabric


Twin Cummins QSC 8.3 550 hp electronic, fresh water-cooled engines.
Twin CMD Zeus 3800 pod drives, 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) 250 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard
Racor fuel filters with water in fuel senders
(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.

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

Waste Water System

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

The Company offers the details of this 48′ Sabre Salon Express for sale 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.  This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.