SOLD | 2005 Sabre 42 Hardtop Express

(SOLD) 2005 Sabre 42 Hardtop Express

Clean, well equipped version of the very popular Sabre 42 Hardtop Express.  Known for its superior sea keeping ability, efficient hull design, spacious helm deck and two cabin layout, the 42 continues to be a good performer in the market AND at sea.

Trophy Wife features the 440 hp Yanmars, offering a good turn of speed, great fuel economy and a stand out engine room layout.  She also offers teak decking, in both the cockpit and helm, and recent flag blue paint.  

Fresh bright work and only 880 hours, the boat is ready to cruise.  Stored inside at Port Niantic, but available for showings.


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 42 Hardtop Express
  • Year: 2005
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Niantic US
  • Vessel Name:Trophy Wife
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:6LY 3 STP
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:880
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:440|horsepower
  • Length:42 ft
  • Beam:
  • Draft - max:
  • Fuel Tank:
  • Fresh Water Tank:
  • Holding Tank:




  • Varnished Cherry Interior
  • Soft Headliner Panels
  • Optional Fabric and Drapery
  • "L" Settee With Hi-Lo Inlaid Table
  • Storage Under "L" Settee
  • Sabre Tool Drawer
  • Lockers Outboard of Bert Back with Louvered Doors
  • Sound Deadening Headliner Panels
  • Double Berth with Foam Mattress
  • Drawers and Storage Under Berth
  • Bi-Fold Entry Door From Salon
  • Bureau with Drawers Mirror Above and Cabinet Behind Mirror
  • Storage Lockers Outboard Below Deck Line
  • Hanging Locker(Cedar Lined)
  • Two Opening Ports and One Overhead Hatch
  • Teak and Holly Cabin Soles
  • Screens On All Opening Panels
  • Island Berth with Foam Mattress
  • Drawers and Locker Storage Under Berth
  • Direct Access to Head
  • Storage Lockers Outboard and Above Berth
  • Hanging Locker(Ceder Lined)with Louvered Door
  • Bureau with Locker Over
  • Passageway Door to Main Salon
  • HEAD:
  • FRP Vanity Sink with Delta Single Lever Faucet
  • Corian Vanity Counter Top
  • Wood Trimmed Adjustable Mirror
  • Circular Shower Stall with Clear Plexiglass Door
  • Electric Shower Sump Pump
  • Fibreglass Sole with Anti-Skid In Head Compartment
  • Storage Lockers
  • Cherry Towel Bars(2)
  • Ventilation Blower
  • Holding Tank "Full" Indicator
  • Jabsco Quite-Flush Electric MSD(Freshwater Flush)


  • L-Shaped Galley To Port
  • Double Scandvik Stainless Steel Sink with Single Lever Scandvik Faucet
  • Lockers Outboard and Above Counter
  • Panasonic,Microwave/Convection Oven
  • Built in Waste Basket
  • Drawer and locker storage below counter
  • 2 burner electric cooktop
  • Tundra under counter refrigerator/freezer 12v/120V


  • Northstar 6000I 15" Display
  • Northstar 4KW 3.5" Open Array Radar
  • Icom M502 VHF
  • KVH Tracvision IV Sat TV
  • Raymarine ST60 Graphic Display
  • Clarion Sat/CD/FM/AM Stereo w/Remote at Helm
  • ACR Search Light w/Remote
  • Northstar 6000I 8.4" Display
  • Navionics Chart Card
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata
  • Clarion Stereo CD with speakers Below and at Helm Deck
  • Flatscreen TV in Salon


  • Bow Thruster w/Hand Held Control
  • 50-amp, 240-Vac Shore Power Inlet and 50ft. Cord
  • 120-Vac Outlets in Each Cabin and Engine Room. Galley, Head, Engine Room Receptacles are GFI Protected
  • Below Deck Reverse Cycle Heat/Air Conditioning in (3) Zones
  • ZF Marine Gears
  • 2" Aquamet 22 Stainless Steel Shafts
  • 4-Blade Nibral Propellers
  • 4-1/2" Ritchie Navigator Compass
  • Sea Water Cooled Exhaust System With In-Line Mufflers and Side Exhaust Outlets.
  • Engine Room Blower
  • T-Shaped Baffled Aluminum Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Fill Plate on Starboard Side Deck
  • Electric Fuel Tank Level Indicator at Helm Station
  • Twin Bronze Rudders with Bronze Stuffing Boxes
  • Start/Stop Rocker Switches with Ignition Circuit Breaker
  • Digital Guages: Tachometer with Hour Meter, Voltmeter, Engine Oil Pressure, Engine Water Temperature
  • Trim Tab Controls
  • Two Group 31, Dedicated, Lead Acid, Engine Start Batteries
  • Two 8D, Lifeline AGM, Deep Cycle Ships Batteries
  • Bass Illuminated Main Circuit Breaker Distribution Panel
  • Cockpit Courtesy Lights
  • Navigation Lights
  • Tinned Wire
  • Fresh Water Spigot in Engine Room
  • Marelon Sea Valves on Thru-Hull Fittings Below Waterline
  • Temperature Control Valve on Hot Water Supply
  • 12-VDC Hot and Cold Pressure Water System
  • Manual Bilge Pump Mounted in Cockpit
  • Stern Thruster w/Hand Held Control
  • Bass Illuminated Main Circuit Breaker Distribution Panel
  • Professional Mariner 50-Amp/3-Bank Battery Charger
  • 12.5-KW Westerbeke Generator with Water Lift Muffler, Intake Strainer, Sound Shield, Transfer Switch and Dedicated Start Battery
  • Yanmar 6LY 3A-STP 6-Cylinder 440HP Engines Fresh Water Cooled
  • 80-Amp, 12Volt Alternator On Each Engine
  • PSS Drip-Less Shaft Seal
  • Groco Engine Intake Strainers
  • Manganese Bronze Struts with Rubber Cutlas Bearings
  • White Painted Engine Room. Fully Insulated with Soundown Foam Noise Barrier
  • Racor Fuel/Water Seperators with Water Level Alarms
  • Fuel Shut Off Valves in Lazarette
  • Teleflex Hydraulic Steering System
  • Twin Bennett Drop-Fin Trim Tabs with Dual Actuators
  • Yanmar Electronic Shift and Throttle Controls
  • Engine Alarms(Light and Buzzer) for High Water Temperature and Low Oil Pressure
  • Triple Windshield Wipers with Washers
  • Switch Panel with Carlington Contura Rocker Switches. Includes Switches for Horn, Blower, Synchronizer,Running, Anchor and Instrument Lights and Accessories
  • Battery Diconnect and Emergency Crossover Switches in Engine Room
  • 12-Volt Lighting System with Cantalupi Jeny Overhead Lights and Danish Cabin Reading Lights
  • 12-Volt Horn
  • Marinco Sealink 12-VDC Outlet at Helm
  • (3)Rule 2000(2000GPH) Automatic 12-VDC Bilge Pumps
  • Two, Roto-Molded, Polyethelene Water Tank
  • Marelon Disharge Seacock with Macerator Pump
  • 11Gal. Water Heater Operates on Both 120-VAC and Engine Heat
  • 12-VDC Hot and Cold Pressure Water Supply
  • Electric Water Tank Level Indicator


  • sopthalic Gel Coat
  • Molded-In Anti-Skid Deck Surfaces
  • Fiberglass Bow Pulpit with Double Anchor Roller
  • Lewmar Anchor Windlass with Rope/Chain Gypsy
  • Hinged, Inward Opening Transom Door to Swimplatform
  • Lewmar Coastline Polished Aluminum Hatches with Screens
  • Navigational Electronics Mast on Hard Top
  • Teak Toe Rail
  • Center Opening Windshield
  • Molded Control Station Console for Electronics with Storage Below
  • Stidd 500 Series Helm and Mate Seats
  • Cockpit Wet Bar With Stanless Steel Sink, Corian Counter Top and Teak Louvered Doors
  • Knitted, Bi-Axial Frp Laminated with End Grain Balsa Core
  • 1-1/4" Diameter Stainless Steel Rail System
  • Two Anchor Rode, Fender and Dockline Lockers Forward
  • (3)Hinged Cockpit Locker Hatches with Stainless Gass Struts
  • Flagstaff Holder with Flagstaff
  • Custom Stainless Steel Opening Ports with Screens
  • Bow and Stern Chocks
  • Teak Cabin Side Brow
  • Sliding Side Windows Port and Starboard
  • L-Settee with 3" Ultrsuede Covered Cushions and Storage Below
  • Custom Command Bridge Table with Inlay
  • (2) Lewmar Sliding Hatches in Hardtop with Roller Shades

Optional Equipment

  • Teak Coaming in Cockpit
  • Teak Decking in Cockpit
  • Glendinning Cord Reel with Remote for 50Amp Cord Set
  • Additional Outlet in Lower Cockpit
  • TV Outlet Inside Main Salon/Guest Cabin
  • Taylor Fridge in Helm Deck Wet Bar Surface Mounted
  • Anti-Skid Color
  • Accord Shade On Opening Ports
  • Teleflex Morse Electronic Controls w/Synchronizer for Yanmar Diesels
  • Groco Two-Way Valve on Engine Intake for Emergency Bilge
  • Shore Water System with Filter (Aft Entrance)
  • Custom Corian Color Wetbar, Black Quartz
  • Bow and Stern Thruster with Joystick Control and Remote Control. Sidepower SP75 Thrusters
  • Full Sun Screens on Exterior Windows
  • Additional Sound Control Below Cabin Sole Forward, Under Deck in Lazarette, Hull Sides, Tanks and Inside Helm Pod
  • 10 Coats Exterior Varnish
  • Teak Deck on Helm Deck Area
  • Clarion Sat Stereo CD System
  • Additional 110 Volt Outlet in Main Salon
  • TV/Telephone in Forward Cabin on Forward Face of Port Bureau
  • TV Outlet in Lower Cockpit, Stbd Side Under Coaming
  • Blue Hull
  • Corian Counter in Galley
  • Ultrsuade Ulpustery in Salon
  • Air Conditioner/Heater Systems(1-24K and 2-12K BTU)
  • Hot and Cold Transom ShowerCustom Corian Color in Galley and Head, Cameo White
  • Piping on Stidd Seats
  • Dual Stage Centek Mufflers in Lieu of Standard and Wrap Entire Exhaust System with Soundwrap
  • Custom Cockpit Seat Covers
  • Additional Dampening Materials to Prop Tunnels
  • Cockpit Bimini

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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