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48' Sabre 48 Salon Express 2012

$ 749,500

is a Sabre 48' 48 Salon Express currently listed for sale on the market. While this boat is not currently listed with United Yacht Sales, our team is happy to work on your behalf in the research and potential sale of the vessel. Our commitment to our clients is to find the best yacht available that fits the their needs, no matter where its listed. United is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Downeast and similar boats.

Major Price Reduction!

This Sabre 48 Salon Express is a must see vessel. Freshwater vessel for much of her life. Engines under warranty until 7/2018.

Loaded with options including upgraded 600 H.P. QSC Cummins, Zeus pod drives w/joystick piloting, Skyhook electronic anchor, Freedom Lift for dinghy,  twin Garmin 15" GPS w/HD radar, AIS, and satelite weather. She also has a custom SureShade for cockpit shade. With satellite tv throughout her three staterooms, she is easy to enjoy.

All services are up to date. This is a turn-key vessel. Please contact the listing broker to arrange your private showing.


  • Price: $ 749,500
  • Builder: Sabre
  • Model: 48 Salon Express
  • Location: Ft. Myers, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 48 ft in
  • Display Length: 48 ft
  • Beam: 15' 4"
  • Category: Downeast
  • Water Capacity: 160 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 500 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins 600 QSC
  • Engine 1: 0.00 HRS 600.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 0.00 HRS 600.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Teak Decking
  • Dark Beige / Light Beige Striped Sunbrella Upholstery At L-Shaped Lounge And Rear Facing Lounge (Storage Beneath Both)
  • Courtesy Lighting (LED)
  • 1-1/4" Stainless Steel Grab Rail
  • Overhead Lighting
  • Fusion Stereo Speakers
  • Touch Pad Light Switches For Engine Room, Underwater, Courtesy, And Exterior Lighting
  • Electrically Operated Opacmare Window Opens Salon To Aft Deck
  • Stainless Steel Opacmare Scissor Style Cabin Door
  • Folding Cherry Wood Table With Polished Stainless Side Mount
  • Engine Room Access
  • Line Storage
  • Custom Adapted Sure Shade With New Sunbrella Canvas
  • New Never Installed Cushion Covers For Exterior Seating
  • Transom Door With Positive Locking Latch
  • High Gloss Flag Staff With Oversized American Flag
  • (2) Stainless Two Cup Beverage Holders
  • Raw Water Washdown
  • Fresh Water Washdown
  • Sabre White Gelcoat
  • Molded Non Skid Decking (Beige Color)
  • (6) Stainless Steel Deck Hatches
  • 1-1/4" Large Diameter Stainless Steel Bow Rail With Intermediate Rails Fully Surround Vessel
  • (6) 12" Stainless Steel Cleats
  • (1) 10" Stainless Steel Cleat To Starboard Of Windlass Rode
  • (4) Stainless Steel Mid Rail Line Chocks
  • (2) Stainless Steel Line Chocks Forward
  • Stainless Steel Bow Pulpit With Dual Rollers
  • 44 LB Polished Stainless Steel Anchor
  • Quick Anchor Windlass With Foot Controls
  • All Chain Rode
  • Burgee Staff Mounted To Bow Rail
  • (6) Custom Stainless Steel PortlitesTeak Toe Rails
  • Teak Cabin Side Feature Strip
  • Raw Water Wash Down
  • (2) Deck Storage Hatches (Fender And Line Storage)
  • Port Side Pilothouse Door Adjacent To Helm
  • (3) Windshield Wipers
  • Triple Kahlenberg Chrome Horn Trumpets
  • KVH Satellite TV Dish With Matching Dummy Dome
  • Custom Mast With Nav Light And Pennant Lighting
  • Remote Control Searchlight
  • Stainless Side Deck Cabin House Mounted Grab Rails
  • Stainless Engine Room Vent Louvers Port And Starboard
  • PVC Rub Rail With Polished Stainless Steel Cap Rail
  • Onan 13.5 KW Generator With Sound Shield
  • White Gel Coated Surfaces
  • Stainless Steel Six Rung Ladder (Removable)
  • Engine Sea Water Strainers
  • Generator Sea Water Strainer With Sea Cock
  • Air Conditioning Strainer With Sea Cock
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Well Lit
  • Engine Room Camera System With Two Independent Cameras Integrated To Garmin Multifunction Display At Helm
  • Ships Main DC Electrical Panel
  • Engine Battery Parallel Switch
  • Windlass Main Breaker
  • Freedom Lift Main Breaker And Pump System With Manual Override
  • Xantrex Freedom SW 3000 Inverter System
  • Charles Isolation Transformer
  • Pro Mariner ProNautic12-30P Battery Charger
  • 120V Electrical Outlet
  • Racor Fuel Filters For Engines And Generator
  • Windshield Washer Reservoir
  • A/C Compressors Mounted In Engine Room For Noise Reduction In Cabin
  • Ships Main Batteries
  • Zeus 3800 Pod Drives
  • Ocean LED 1530 Series LED Drivers
  • Bilge Pumps With High Water Alarms
  • Reverso Oil Exchange System For Engines, Generator, And Transmissions
  • Raritan 1700 Series Hot Water Heater (20 Gallon)
  • Freshwater Filter And Accumulator Tank With High Volume Pump
  • Horn Air Compressor (Kahlenberg)
  • Manual Engine Override System
  • Cablemaster Coil Container
  • All Through Hulls Have Shut Off At Hullside Internally
  • Bilge Blower
  • Water capacity 160 gals.
  • Stainless steel, 20-gallon 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 the engine room.
  • Transom shower, hot and cold.
  • Shore water inlet with a filter .
  • (2) 263 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard.
  • Dual Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes.
  • (2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates.
  • Mirrored Door With Cherry Wood Trim
  • Towel Rack
  • Jabsco Quietflush Electric Head
  • Solid Surface Counter Tops
  • Stainless Steel Sink Basin With Mirror Polished Fixture
  • Soap Dispenser
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Overhead LED Lighting
  • Valance Lighting
  • Vanity Storage
  • Stall Shower With Seat
  • Wet Locker For Toiletry Storage
  • Overhead Hatch With Screen And Sunshade
  • Stainless Port Hole With Shade
  • Cherry Wood Cabinetry With Cherry Trim Port And Starboard
  • Teak And Holly Sole
  • Custom 9" Box Top Mattress With Latex Memory Foam
  • Abundant Cabinetry And Large Hanging Lockers
  • (2) Overhead Hatches With Screens And Sunshades
  • Dual Reading Lamps
  • Dimmable LED Overhead Lighting
  • Reverse Cycle AC/Heat
  • Samsung Flat Panel TV
  • DVD Player With AUX Input
  • LED Courtesy Lighting
  • LED Valance Lighting
  • Private Access To Guest Head
  • 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.
  • (2) Stidd N Series helm seats with Ultraleather fabric, mounted on a cherry cabinet
  • NMEA backbone controls
  • Rare Sabre White Hull
  • Dark Navy Blue Painted Boot Stripe
  • 14 Degree Deadrise At Transom, 23 Degree Deadrise Midship
  • Modified Deep-V Planing Hull With Pod Drive Tunnels
  • Hull Side PVC Rubbing Strake With Stainless Cap
  • Gold Leaf Recessed Feature Stripe
  • Cherry Wood Cabinetry With High Gloss Cherry Counter Top
  • Opaque Glass Bowl Style Sink With Polished Stainless Fixture
  • Tilting Vanity Mirror
  • Vanity Storage
  • Exhaust Fan
  • LED Overhead Lighting
  • Valance Lighting
  • Cabinet Storage
  • Tecma Electric Flush Head
  • Polished Stainless TP Holder
  • Towel Rack
  • Large Stall Shower With Solid Surface Seating
  • Tiled Accent Wall
  • Overhead Hatch With Screen And Shade
  • Self Bailing Sole
  • Cherry Wood Cabinetry
  • Custom 9" Box Top Mattress With Latex Foam
  • Custom Shoji Cabin Doors And Portlite Shades
  • Dimmable LED Overhead Lighting
  • LED Valance Lighting
  • LED Courtesy Lighting
  • Samsung Flat Panel TV With DVD Player
  • Fusion Stereo System
  • Reverse Cycle AC/Heat
  • Dual Decorator Reading Lamps
  • Hullside Port Lite
  • Overhead Hatch With Screen And Sunshade
  • Abundant Drawer Storage
  • Teak And Holly Flooring
  • Double Hanging Lockers Forward And Aft
  • Private Access To Master Head
  • Teak Decking
  • Freedom Lift Hydraulic Tender Lift With Removable Arms (Repainted 2017), Wireless And Wired Remote Controls
  • Stainless Five Step Swim Ladder Recessed Beneath Platform (Starboard)
  • Full Rub Rail Surround
  • Cable Master With White Cordset 50A/250V With 70' Of Cordage
  • Dockside Water Inlet
  • Phone / Cable TV Inlet

As an early adopter of pod drive systems, Sabre Yachts has a clear understanding of how these revolutionary drives can best be used to increase efficiency, maximize ease of operation and owner confidence. The all-new Sabre 48 Salon Express is our fifth pod driven model and she takes full advantage of this technology in both her performance and in her interior accommodation plan.

The 48's traditional exterior profile belies the contemporary performances of her vee-hull. With the Zeus pod drive system, turns at speed are as exciting as they are in a fine sports car but perhaps even more exhilarating is the quiet that one experiences at cruise speeds. Less than 75 Dba makes her 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. And when docking, a standard side deck door serves her helmsman and crew, well. The two cabin, two head layout is supplemented by a mechanical space forward of the engine room. Optionally, this space can be laid out as a crew quarters with berth and head unit.

  • 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.
  • Cherry Wood Varnished Interior Woodwork
  • Teak And Holly Flooring Throughout
  • Removable Carpet Runners
  • Abundant Storage Cabinets And Drawers With Maple Interiors And Dovetailed Joinery
  • Port Side Lounge Electrically Slides Starboard To Reveal Third Stateroom
  • Ultraleather Light Beige Seating Throughout With 5" Foam Cusions
  • Tool Drawer
  • Wetbar Area With Sink And Solid Surface Counter Top
  • Stainless Steel Refrigerator
  • Electrically Operated High Gloss Cherry Wood Table (High And Low) Converts from Cocktail Table to Dining Table
  • Oceanaire Sun Shades
  • Curtains for Port And Starboard Aft Corners
  • Overhead Electrically Operated Sunroof With Screen And Sun Shade
  • Fusion Stereo System Remote Control With Component Speakers
  • 32" Flat Panel TV - Electrically Operated Rises From Port Side Cabinetry
  • DVD Player
  • KVH Satellite TV (Direct TV)
  • LED Overhead Lighting
  • LED Courtesy Lighting
  • LED Reading Lamps (2)
  • LENGTH OVERALL 52′ 3″ (15.93 M)
  • HULL LENGTH 47′ 6″ (14.48 M)
  • BEAM 15′ 4″ (4.67 M) DRAFT 4′ 1″ (1.24 M)
  • DISPLACEMENT (HALF LOAD) 37,500 lbs (17,010 kg)
  • FUEL 525 US Gallons (1892 L) 
  • WATER 160 US Gallons (606 L) 
  • HOLDING 70 US Gallons (265 L)
  • AIR DRAFT (W/MAST) 14′ 2″ (4.32 M)
  • CMD helm, with a joystick.
  • Trim tabs integrated into CMD Zeus pod drives.
  • Autopilot integrated into CMD Zeus system.
  • Skyhook GPS positioning system with dedicated GPS receiver.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by MarineMax. 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.


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