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42' Sabre 42 Hard Top Express 2008

$ 425,000

A great opportunity for you to purchase the very popular Sabre 42' Hardtop Express with upgraded navigation equipment, low engine hrs with service records and in excellent condition. This is a great boat for a cruising couple, single stateroom layout.

Key Features

  • Teak Cockpit, Teak Helm Deck, and Teak Swim Platform
  • Cockpit removable Shade (see Photos)
  • 402 HRS on the Cummins Diesel 
  • Onan 11.5 KW Generator w/sound shield (278.6 hrs)
  • Engines serviced Jan 2018
  • Skyhook w/Zeus Drives
  • Bottom painted Oct 2017
  • Pods serviced Oct 2017
  • Brightwork in beautiful condition
  • Flir night vision remote camera
  • TracVision M3
  • Full cooler service(removed and cleaned) at 313 hrs on engines 178 hrs on Gen


  • Builder: Sabre
  • Model: 42 Hard Top Express
  • Location: Marco Island, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 42 ft 1 in
  • Display Length: 42 ft
  • Price: $ 425,000
  • Beam: 14' 4"
  • Category: Downeast
  • Water Capacity: 160 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 450 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins QSB 425 HO P 5.9
  • Engine 1: 403.00 HRS 425.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 403.00 HRS 425.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Twin Furuno 12-inch screens with Navnet 3D radar-plotter
  • GPS
  • Auto Pilot with sky hook
  • Flir night vision
  • Icom IC-M506 w/exterior hailer New March 2017
  • Clarion stereo remote
  • (2) Smart Craft monitors
  • Remote spotlight pad
  • High bilge alarm
  • Anchor windlass controls
  • Bennette trim tab contols
  • Starboard seat
  • Sink and wet bar
  • Enclosed ice maker
  • (2) Stidd chairs
  • L-shaped settee
  • Settee table with cover
  • Teak deck
  • (2) Sliding overhead hatches with screens
  • Center window opens electrically
  • Good Engine room access
  • Marine air with reverse heat (2 units)
  • Teak swim platform
  • Teak cockpit and stairs
  • Transom door
  • Fold-away bench seating on the transom
  • Hot and cold shower
  • Cockpit cover
  • (2) Aft facing seats
  • Varnished teak toe rail and eyebrow
  • Removable softback enclosure
  • Bow pulpit with dual anchor roller
  • Glendinning cable master
  • Non-skid on side decks and bow area
  • TracVision M3


  • Stainless steel screened opening ports with Accord shades
  • Dometic AC-DC refrigerator
  • Princess 2-burner electric glass stove top
  • Pantry lockers
  • Dual stainless steel sinks
  • Upgraded custom Corian countertop surfaces
  • Drawer storage
  • Pressure water system
  • Overhead opening hatch with screen and shade
  • Corian countertop extension
  • Alan convection-microwave oven
  • Stainless steel screened opening ports with Accord shades
  • Samsung 40" 4k flat screen TV with Samsung 4k DVD player
  • Marine Air A/C with digital control (16k BTU)
  • U-shaped settee becomes an extra long queen size berth
  • Adjustable dining table
  • Storage lockers
  • Clarion M475 CD-AM-FM radio with salon and helm deck speakers
  • Drawer storage
  • Overhead opening hatch with screen and shade
  • Center island queen berth
  • New Memory foam mattress 2016 from Sabre factory supplier
  • Hanging cedar locker
  • Drawer storage
  • AC - reverse heat 
  • Custom multi-speed oscillating fan
  • Overhead hatch


  • The head with stall shower has private access from the stateroom and from the salon.

  • Jabsco Quiet Flush electric head (fresh water flush)

  • Stainless steel sink with Corian countertop surface
  • Full-length mirror
  • Vanity storage
  • Towel racks
  • 240v AC electrical system
  • 12v DC electrical system
  • Dedicated engine start battery bank (AGM)
  • Dedicated vessel battery bank (AGM)
  • Electrical bonding system
  • Onan 11.5kw generator with AGM start battery 
  • Xantrex 50-amp (3) bank battery charger
  • Battery condition gauge
  • Battery parallel switch
  • 50 amp dockside electrical cable
  • Bass illuminated breaker electrical panel
  • Voltage meter
  • Twin Cummins Zeus 3500 w/QSB 5.9 425 hp electronic engines driving Zeus pods
  • The System includes Dual Vessel View displays, Cummins Sky Hook, Joystick control, ETS controls, autopilot
  • White painted engine room. Fully insulated with Soundown foam noise barrier
  • Onan 11.5 KW generator w/sound shield  (278.6 hrs)
  • Splendide washer-dryer combination
  • Large Isotherm freezer located in the engine room
  • Halon fire control system
  • Groco sea strainers
  • Racor fuel filters
  • (3) Rule 2000 bilge pumps

The owner's personal items are not included in the sale, a list will be provided prior to survey upon request.

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association 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 direct representation of a particular vessel.

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.


This Sabre listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 42' 42 Hard Top Express. While this listing is not actively listed with United Yacht Sales, our team would be happy to reach out to the current broker and find the history on the boat. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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