SOLD | 2003 Sabre 36 Express

(SOLD) 2003 Sabre 36 Express


           "ESCAPADE"   is a 2003 Sabre 36 MKII Express. She is in amazing condition and you will quickly notice signs of great ownership.  The custom hardtop was a project created & designed by the owners, manufactured with first-class craftsmanship while using quality building materials.  The interior is trim finished with teak, Soundown material, built-in overhead hatches, polished aluminum piping and all enclosed with EZ2CY side curtains and Strata-glass aft curtains.  It is a top-rate, high quality custom hardtop.

      Her engine power is the very reliable twin Yanmar 370hp.  You can expect comfortably performance in the mid 20's, or if you desire in the mid teens. She only has about 825 hours.

          Her accommodations include air conditioning and heat below deck as well as in the helm deck area, center-island berth in the forward cabin, Raymarine electronics, chartplotter, radar and sounder, American Cherry interior craftsmanship, teak & holly soles (beautifully cared for), Westerbeke 7.3kW generator with just 350hrs, trim tabs, hot water system, fully galley and much more.

The overall condition shows very well, cleaned regularly and maintained annually by her proud owner.



  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 36 Express
  • Year: 2003
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Portland US
  • Vessel Name:Escapade
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Design Team
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:6LYA-STP 370hp
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:825
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:370|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:1
  • Total Berths:1
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:36 ft
  • Beam:12.5 ft
  • Draft - max:3.33 ft
  • Fuel Tank:300|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:100|gallon
  • Holding Tank:300|gallon



Forward Cabin & Salon

  • Spacious Island Berth layout with 5" Mattress
  • Drawers and storage lockers under berth.
  • Upper shelves with storage behind.
  • Upper storage lockers with tambour doors.
  • Teak and holly sole with 2 coats of sealer.
  • Soft headliner panels.
  • Louvered hanging locker with door.
  • Bi-fold door to main salon.
  • "U" settee converts to double berth, 4 1/2" foam cushions.
  • Storage under settee.
  • Salon table.
  • Bottle storage locker
  • Teak and holly sole.
  • Sound deadening headliner panels.
  • Flat panel passageway doors.

Head & Galley

  • HEAD
  • Stainless sink with Scandvik faucet and shower head.
  • Hot and cold pressure water.
  • Electric shower sump pump.
  • Storage lockers.
  • Corian counter.
  • Teak shower grate.
  • Towel bar.
  • Wood trimmed mirror over sink
  • Ventilation blower.
  • Jabsco Quiet flush head.
  • Fold down seat over MSD
  • Holding tank with macerator discharge and deck pump-out. 
  • Galley counter Corian
  • Stainless steel sink with Scandvik faucet.
  • Built-in waste basket with Corian cutting board cover
  • Drawers and storage lockers below counter.
  • Storage cabinets outboard and above aft counter
  • Two burner electric cooktop.
  • Norcold refrigerator/ freezer, 12VDC/110VAC.
  • Panasonic Convection Microwave.
  • 8" deep cherry wood cabinet above galley sink.


  • Raymarine gSeries chartplotter/radar/sounder
  • Raymarine VHF radio with antenna
  • 24" 48NM HD radar
  • Acr Remote spotlight
  • Richie compass
  • Raymarine tri-data
  • Raymarine Autopilot

Hull & Deck

  • HULL
  • Deep vee hull design with prop pockets. 24 degree deadrise amidships and 18 degrees at transom.
  • Hull laminate system with ISO NPG gelcoat and vinylester back-up resin.
  • Biaxial and unidirectional fiberglass laminate.
  • Divinycell coring in running surfaces.
  • Foam/plywood cored fiberglass stringer system.
  • Swim platform with low profile ladder.
  • Hull side rubbing strakes.
  • PVC rubrail with stainless steel cap. 
  • DECK
  • Isopthalic gelcoat.
  • Biaxial fiberglass laminate with balsa coring.
  • Molded in anti-skid deck surfaces.
  • Custom stainless steel framed windshield, with center window opening.
  • 1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel rail system.
  • Fiberglass bow pulpit with anchor roller.
  • Two anchor lockers, interiors painted white.
  • Pedestal for optional windlass.
  • Hinged lazarette locker hatches with gas struts.
  • Transom door.

12VDC Electrical System

  • Two dedicated engine starting batteries.
  • Two deep cycle ship's service batteries.
  • One dedicated generator starting battery.
  • Main disconnect panel for engines, ships power, bilge pumps and other systems.
  • Emergency crossover switch.
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel.
  • Battery condition gauge.
  • Danish Cabin reading lights
  • Cantalupi halogen lights in the overhead
  • 12V horn.
  • 12V pressure water system.
  • Navigation lights - side lights and 360 degree light.
  • Tinned wire throughout.

120VAC Electrical System

  • Two 30 Amp AC shore power inlet and 50 ft. cords.
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel. 
  • 110V outlets in each cabin and one in engine room.  All galley & head receptacles are GFI protected.
  • Battery charger 50-3 Amp
  • Westerbeke 7.6kW generator

Fuel System

  • T-shaped Aluminum fuel tank, 300 gallons.
  • Racor 900MA fuel filters.
  • Deck fill plate to port.

Engine Systems

  • Twin Yanmar 370hp 6LP engines
  • 6 cylinder, fresh water cooled.
  • ZF IRM transmission with 2.5:1 reduction gears.
  • 80A12V alternators each engine.
  • 1 3/4" Aquamet 22 stainless steel shafts.
  • PSS dripless shaft seals
  • Seawater cooled 5" side exhaust system.
  • Manganese bronze struts with rubber cutlass bearings.
  • Four blade NiBrAl propellers to ISO Class S standard.
  • Engine room blower.
  • Engine room vent ducts.
  • Engine room floor with gray anti-skid rubber.
  • White painted engine room, fully insulated, with foam noise barrier.
  • Engine isolator mounts.
  • Shaft cutters

Additional Equipment

  • Awlgrip Flag Blue hull
  • Helm deck air conditioning with reverse cycle heat
  • Below deck air conditioning with reverse cycle heat
  • Muir VRC 1200 windlass
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer
  • Reverso oil changing system
  • Fresh water wash down in anchor locker
  • Hot & cold transom shower
  • Shore water inlet
  • Freestanding mast with spreaders, tabernacle, radar bracket and lights
  • 8" Deep wall locker above galley sink
  • EZ2CY side enclosure
  • Strata-Glass aft enclosure
  • Raised L-shaped settee with filler insert for expandable lounge
  • Fusion Stereo system
  • Fusion DVD player (salon)
  • Helm cover
  • Helm deck carpet
  • Cockpit carpet
  • Ultra-Leather main salon cushions

Recent Upgades

  • Fresh bottom paint and zincs
  • Hull and topsides freshly compounded and waxed
  • Both the engines and the gen have new Impellors this spring
  • Fresh water pump was replaced this spring.
  • Props sent out for reconditioning and balancing

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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