SOLD | 2006 Sabre Hardtop Express
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(SOLD) 2006 Sabre Hardtop Express

New listing on a nicely equipped Sabre 38 Hardtop Express, in pristine condition. 350 hours on the engines, but the boat shows as new as a used boat can. Two Raymarine E120's, SAT TV, autopilot, TV's in both staterooms, air conditioning both helm deck and below, stainless steel anchor and all chain rode, and even a custom paint job on the domes and antennae on the hardtop matching the deck/super structure color. Her annual service has included, oil changes including primary and bypass, engine, hull, and running gear zinc changes, hull wax once a season, superstructure waxed several times a season, bottom paint, racor fuel filters changed several times a season, and an annual change of secondary fuel filters. Periodic engine service by Mack Boring included: value adjustment (2008), replaced belts and impellers (2009), new coolant (2009); gear oil changed (2009). The bilges are clean and dry, the engine beds are spotless and the gelcoat is flawless. You wont find a better example of the 38 on the market.


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: Hardtop Express
  • Year: 2006
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Boston US
  • Vessel Name:Blue State
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Design Team
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:6LY3A-STP
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:350
  • Engine Type:
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:
  • Length:38 ft
  • Beam:13.67 ft
  • Draft - max:3.33 ft
  • Fuel Tank:
  • Fresh Water Tank:
  • Holding Tank:



DimensionsDisplacement: 21500 dry

EnginesTotal Power: 440Cruising Speed: 28Max Speed: 31

TanksFuel: 350Fresh Water: 100Holding: 40

AccommodationsThe Sabre 38 offers accommodations for two in a center island bed forward and two on a convertible dinette. The main cabin offers a large u shaped settee to starboard and the galley to port. It is well lit and ventilated with overhead dimmable lights, screed portlights and hatches. Both hatches adn portlights have shades as well. The helm deck offers STIDD seats for both the captain to starboard and a mate to port. Aft is a bench seat for seating for two, and a high gloss fold out table. The mates STIDD seat will rotate around to position behind the table as well. To starboard is an entertainment center with refrigerator/icemaker and sink. The helm deck area is enclosed on three sides, and the aft enclosed with a strataglass and sunbrella enclosure. The side windows slide open and the forward window tilts open electrically. The generous cockpit offers a bench seat and plenty of room for additional seating. Wide walk arounds with stainless rails lead forward to anchor pulpit.

  • Master Cabin
  • -Island berth with flip up end for storage below.
  • -Drawer storage under berth and to starboard. Hanging locker to port, aircraft style lockers port and starboard over berth.
  • -2 Portlights with screens and one overhead hatch.
  • -Cherry joiner work, ash hull ceilings, teak and holly soles.
  • Salon
  • -20" flat screen LCD TV mounted on fwd bulkhead.
  • -DVD Player and AM/FM/CD in cabinet
  • -Wine glass rack
  • -Settee in Ultrasuede
  • -High glass table that lowers and converts to berth
  • -AC/DC Electrical panel behind louvered cherry doors
  • -Portlights and overhead hatches with screens and shade


  • Galley
  • -AC/DC 4.2 refrigerator with built in freezer
  • -Corian counter tops
  • -Built in trash
  • -Drawers and cabinets below counter
  • -Storage cabinets outboard and overhead
  • -Two burner elctric cooktop
  • -Convection microwave
  • Head
  • -Stainless steel sink
  • -Circular Shower stall
  • -Hot and cold pressure water
  • -Wet locker behind shower seat
  • -Blower
  • -Cherry Trimmed mirror over sink
  • -Jabsco quiet flush toilet with fresh water flush
  • -Holding tank with macerator pump and deck pump out


  • (2) Raymarine E120 Displays
  • Raymarine Network Switch
  • 4 kW Radome (New Style)
  • Raystar 125 WAAS GPS Antenna
  • Raymarine DSM300 Digital Sounder for Depth and Fish Finder
  • Bronze Thru Hull for DSM
  • ICOM 504 with flush mount kit with 8'VHF antenna and stainless deck/ratchet mount
  • Simrad AP1615 Autopilot with AC20 and RPU 80
  • Simrad R36 Rate Compass Upgrade
  • Hailer Horn
  • ACR RCL Spotlight with Remote
  • KVH M2 Sat TV with receiver
  • Navionics Nav Planner
  • US Northeast Platinum Chip


  • 110V Ships AC Service
  • Onan 9.0 kW eQD generator
  • (2) 30 AMP Shore Power hook ups with 50' Cords
  • Galvanic Isolator with Monitoring System
  • 50A 3 Bank Battery Charger
  • Volt and Amp meters at main panel
  • 12V DC Service
  • (2)1000 CCA Engine Starting Batteries
  • (2)4D 210 AH Deep Cycle Ships Batteries
  • Battery switches for ships, house and generator start batteries
  • Volt and Amp Meters at Main panel
  • Tinned wire throughout


  • Flag Blue Hull
  • Deep V with prop pockets
  • 23 degrees midship 16 degrees aft
  • Cream IMRON Bootstripe
  • Molded bowthruster tube
  • Vacuum bag construction with Divinycell coring
  • Swimplatform with ladder
  • Gold cove Stripe
  • Sabre White (Cream) ISO NPG Gelcoat with Beige molded in non skid
  • Transom Door
  • Fiberglass bow pulpit
  • Hinged Helm Pod
  • Single large lazarette door
  • 1 1/4" SS 316 Rails
  • (6) 12" Cleats
  • (1) 10" Cleant at windlass
  • Lewmar Windlass with anchor roller

Additional Equipment

  • Single lever electronic engine controls
  • Water in fuel warning light
  • High temp and low pressure warning alarms
  • Tripler windshield wipers with washers
  • Richie compass
  • Horn
  • Nav and Anchor lights
  • Stern Light
  • Engine room blower
  • Vetus custom mahogany steering wheel
  • Teleflex hydraulic steering
  • Tilting Steering Wheel
  • Bronze Rudders
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Single aluminum fuel tank
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Fuel level indicator at helm
  • 80A engine alternators
  • Four blade NiBrAl props
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • ZF 220 Tansmission
  • 2 Fire extinguishers
  • Marelon sea valves
  • Bonding system
  • Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
  • Three bilge pumps

Optional Equipment

  • Factory Options
  • Fiberglass molded mast
  • Teak decking on helm deck
  • Electrically operated center window
  • Additional 12V outlet
  • (2) Additional dimmers, helm deck, master
  • AM/FM/CD
  • Flag blue hull
  • Beige Nonskid
  • Accord shades on all ports
  • Corian counter galley
  • 15" LCD TV FwD
  • Ultrasuede Upholstery
  • Reverso Oil Change System
  • 7.5 hp Bowthruster
  • 2 Helm Deck Air Conditioners
  • 2 AC units below
  • Groco emergency intake valves
  • Incremental level gauge on holding tank
  • Salt water washdown fore and aft
  • Fresh water washdown forward
  • Shore water inlet
  • Seagull water purifier on galley water
  • Seagull Water purifier on icemaker water
  • Custom options and Aftermarket
  • Window covers for front and side
  • Full navigation electronics
  • Extended overhead handrail at helm deck
  • Two additional handrails at companionway onto helm deck
  • Additional handrail starboard side companionway to salon
  • Stainless steel towel rod above shower locker
  • Cherry towel rods on head doors
  • Full mirror on inside of head door
  • Add hawse holes on side and transom both port and starboard, delete top

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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