SOLD | 2002 Sabre 47

(SOLD) 2002 Sabre 47

Plane to Sea is a must see if you are in the market for a Sabre 47 Motor Yacht! 

Maintained to the HIGHEST STANDARDS by a METICULOUS owner

Plane to Sea is the perfect example of ideal performance and layout for long range cruising while also allowing for seamless overnight excursions.  Using Sabre Yachts current manufacturing technics and materials, this Sabre 47 is made to look as though she was built at the factory today.  Plane to Sea has always stored at the same INDOOR HEATED STORAGE building in Westbrook, CT.   

Recently updated, by her current owner, with the highest quality soft goods, electronics and domestic systems.  Her owner is still adding improvements and updates today!  

See a partial list of updates below and a full list can be found in the listing.

  • All new Garmin electronics at upper and lower stations
  • All new Air conditioning at heating system
  • New Magnum inverter
  • TV3 system install
  • TV lift added to Salon
  • New Cutlass bearings
  • Ocean air blinds added throughout
  • New Ultra leather helm chairs and salon seating
  • Bottom Stripped and redone
  • See Updates section of listing, or call for full list.



  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 47
  • Year: 2002
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Westbrook US
  • Vessel Name:Plane To Sea
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Design Team
  • Make:Yanmar 500
  • Model:6CX-GTE2
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:760
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:500|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:2
  • Total Heads:2
  • Length:47 ft
  • Beam:15 ft
  • Draft - max:4.42 ft
  • Fuel Tank:600|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:300|gallon
  • Holding Tank:600|gallon



Recent Updates

  • Bottom stripped and recoated
  • New upper and lower Garmin electronics
  • All new freshwater system.(Head under FW pump, expansion tank, water heater)  
  • New KVH TV3 System
  • Exterior teak recoated
  • Interior teak floors recoated, as well as nav dest and helm area
  • New AB Mares dinghy with 20hp Yamaha outboard
  • New Ultraleather coated STIDD helm chairs
  • All Lewmar hatches have two way shades and new glass
  • V-berth re upholstered
  • Ocean air blinds added in salon
  • Overhead lights updated to LED
  • New soffits added to salon
  • Kalenberg horns added
  • New cutlass bearings
  • New spotlight
  • New Magnum inverter installed
  • Air Conditioning unit completely redone.  New style touch screen pads, all new compressors
  • Bennett Auto trim tabs added
  • New engine exhaust elbows
  • New engine sea water pumps
  • New intake and discharge engine hoses and clamps
  • Added 3 new 8D AGM batteries
  • Port and Starboard sliding helm doors removed and re glassed
  • Aft teak doors and steps removed and re varnished


Master Stateroom - Full queen berth with inner-spring mattress, custom hanging locker with drawers to port quarter, standard tall hanging locker with drawers on forward bulkhead, separate companionway exiting to cockpit from master, teak & holly soles & storage, storage, storage. Master Head - Fully enclosed head with large stand-alone shower, wet storage locker for towels, ample cabinetry for toiletries and ceramic tile floors in the shower and head. Main Salon - Large U-shaped settee, Re-upholstered in 2020 with Ultraleather, converts to double sleeper with hi-low yacht table and table leaf (completely adjustable), teak and holly soles, New TV and TV lift entertainment center to port with book shelving and counter space, spacious navigation desk with drawers at port midship, lower helm to starboard with large double helm chair and ice maker below, cherry interior finish, opening windows both port and starboard with new  Ocean Air privacy blinds. Galley - Galley is down to port and equipment with three-burner electric stove w/ ceramic top positioned forward, microwave oven located just above, double stainless steel sink outboard, Sub-Zero freezer/refrigerator, all Corian counters throughout with hand-made cherry fiddles and cherry cabinetry finish, a trash receptacle is present as well. Guest Stateroom - An extremely large v-berth is standard and comes with a filler cushion.  Upholstery for V-Berth updated in 2020. Two large hanging lockers are located port and starboard, the combo washer/dryer is positioned just below the v-berth with excellent access, cherry cabinetry lockers & drawers are located throughout, teak & holly soles are below your feet Guest Head - a fully enclosed guest head is located to starboard with access from either the galley or the guest stateroom, a separate stand-alone shower is aft which contains wet locker storage (just like the master head), ceramic tile floors are standard, and plenty of storage is present Exterior - wide open walk-arounds both port & starboard will allow easier access to the bow or to help during two-person docking, all the rails are finished in 316L stainless steel, the flybridge is spacious & roomy with ample space to locate navigational electronics, two STIDD helm chairs are standard along with a large L-shaped settee, all ports are finished in 316L stainless steel, the hatches are Lewmar Coastline polished aluminum, the transom door is positioned on the starboard side, large anchor lockers allow storage for fenders and extra ground gear, the aft deck allows for a tender positioned forward to aft on the starboard side with a MarQuipt 800# dinghy davit.


  • Custom shelving above stove top & sink area
  • Double stainless steel sink with Scandvik faucet
  • Force 10 electric stove with 3-burner ceramic top, oven & stainless steel hood over
  • Kenmore microwave oven
  • Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, side by side
  • Custom two halogen bar lights, one over stove and the second over corner galley
  • Ice maker under lower helm bench seat
  • Teak and holly soles, hi-gloss varnish- Refinished in 2020
  • Custom built-in 6" deep pantry in galley companionway
  • HEAD
  • Two private heads
  • Ceramic sink with Scandvik faucet and shower head
  • Hot and cold running water
  • Ventilation blowers
  • Holding tank "full" indicator
  • Shower stall with scald prevention faucet
  • Corian counter
  • Ceramic tiled floors in head and shower
  • Vacuflush heads
  • Shower sumps
  • Macerators (2)
  • Deck pump outs (2)


  • FLYBRIDGE HELM - Updated in 2018
  • Garmin GPSmap 7612 w AIS
  • Garmin GPSmap 7608
  • Garm GMR Fantom 4 Radar
  • (2) Garmin GMI 20 Displays
  • Simrad AP22 Auto Pilot control
  • Icom VHF raidio
  • LOWER HELM- Updated in 2018
  • Garmin GPSmap XSV 12" display w/ AIS
  • Simrad AP22 autopilot
  • ICOM IC-M602 VHF radio
  • GMI 20 Display


  • AC 120V SYSTEM
  • 70ft. 50Amp shore power cord with Glendinning cord reel
  • ProNautic 12-60P battery charger (new)
  • 12.5kW Westerbeke generator with sound shield 
  • 20 gallon hot water heater (New 2019)
  • Central vacuum system
  • U-Line ice maker
  • Dedicated engine starting batteries
  • Deep cycle batteries house batteries(New 2020)
  • Genset start battery
  • Parallel battery switch between house & start banks, for emergency situations
  • Dimmer light switches in main salon, master stateroom, and in the valance
  • Three (3) automatic 12V electric bilge pumps with manual operation - FWD, MID, AFT


  • HULL
  • Flag Green painted hull
  • Modified "V" hull design with 20 degree deadrise amidships and 14 degrees at transom
  • Hull laminate system with ISO NPG gelcoat below waterline and vinylester back-up resin
  • Isopthalic gelcoat above waterline
  • Bottom blasted, re primed and painted in 2020
  • DECK
  • Sabre White deck
  • Bone contrasting anti-skid
  • 1.25" diameter stainless steel rail system with vinyl wrapped intermediate lifelines and gates
  • Pedestal with Muir VRC 1200 windlass with Rocna anchor
  • Sliding doors to main salon, port and starboard (Removed and re done in 2020)
  • Lewmar Coastline polished aluminum hatches
  • Transom door with boarding steps to swim platform
  • Stainless steel opening ports w/ screens

Additional Equipment

  • Custom powdercoated hardtop with opening hatch
  • EZ2CY flybridge enclosure (new)
  • (2) STIDD helm chairs in flybridge (New in 2020)
  • Air conditioning with reverse cycle heat, 3-zones - main salon, galley/fwd cabin & master cabin( All new units and panels in 2020)
  • Bow thruster - controls at both helms
  • MarQuipt MarQ8 800lb low profile dinghy davit, 12VDC
  • New AB Mares AB inflatable with 20hp Yamaha 4-stroke 
  • Switlik 8 person liferaft (needs to be inspected)
  • Freestanding motoryacht mast with radar bracket and tabernacle, spreaders & lights
  • Force 10 three burner electric stove & oven with ceramic top
  • Ice maker under lower helm seat
  • Combo Washer/Dryer in forward head
  • Flag Green painted hull 
  • Sabre White deck with Bone anti-skid
  • Regular size queen berth aft with posture pedic mattress
  • Stainless Steel tall rail to bridge with low sundeck rail
  • Semi-Herreshoff interior, Cherry wood with Formica
  • Corian counter tops in galley & heads
  • Ultraleather upholstery in main salon and lower helm seat
  • Custom blinds
  • Upgraded to Yanmar 500hp 6CX-GTE2 engines in lieu of Yanmar 465hp
  • Glendinning Synchronizer
  • Westerbeke 12.5kW genset w/ sound shield enclosure
  • Groco two-way valve on engine intake for emergency bilge pump
  • Vacuflush heads
  • Incremental tank gauge on each head
  • "Y" valve and (2) macerator pumps for heads
  • Hot & cold transom shower aft
  • Fresh water wash down forward
  • Shore water system with filter
  • Splendide washer/dryer combo
  • Reverso oil changing system
  • Windshield washer system
  • Arid Bilge System Series 2 - dry bilge machine
  • Central vacuum system
  • ACR searchlight with remote.
  • Muir VRC 1200 Windlass
  • Rocna anchor
  • Dock lines and fenders

DisclaimerThe 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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