SOLD | 2008 Sabre 38 Hardtop Express

(SOLD) 2008 Sabre 38 Hardtop Express

1 owner boat. Yard maintained. Most popular factory options. Excellent marine electronics. Low hours. Beautiful interior décor. She is now ready for her next lucky owner. Call for showing details.


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 38 Hardtop Express
  • Year: 2008
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Long Island US
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Yachts Design Team
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:6LY3-STP
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:121
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:440|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:1
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:38 ft
  • Beam:13.67 ft
  • Draft - max:3.33 ft
  • Fuel Tank:350|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:100|gallon
  • Holding Tank:350|gallon




Garmin 6Kw XHD radar with 4' Open Array

Garmin 7212 12" Touch Screen Multifunction Display

Garmin Remote Digital Sounder

GEM Garmin Speed/Temp BRZ Thru Hull for the GSD 22

Garmin GMI 10 Color 0183/N2k Instrument Display

GEM/Airman Solid State Compass

Garmin GXM 51 Satellite Weather Antenna

KVH Trac Vision M3 Antenna

Two KVH Receivers

Speco Hailer Horn

Standard Horizon VHF Radio with Hailer and Auto Fog Signals

Standard Horizon VHF Remote Station Handset

Digital VHF Antenna

Trim Tab Indicator

Raymarine ST 600I Autopilot

Clarion CD/Am/FM Stereo with 4 speakers

2 Jensen DVD Players

LCD TV in Forward Cabin

LCD in Main Salon

Searchlight located on optional hard top mast



Optional Equipment

Flag Blue Hull

Grey Anti-Skid

Molded electronics mast for hard top

Short port side L-settee, retaining port side Stidd seat

Teak on cockpit coamings

Teak deck at helm deck

Fold bench at the transom- Navy Sunbrella

Additional dimmer switch in main salon

Additional 12V outlet at chart box in helm area

Additional 110 outlet in forward cabin

Additional 110 outlet in helm area at chart box

Accord shades on opening ports

6 12V Fans throughout vessel

Corian counter in galley

Ultrasuede upholstery in main salon

Piping on helm deck cushions

Yanmar 6LY3-STP 440 hp in lieu of standard Yanmar 380hp

Side power model SP75T bow thruster

Groco engine intake valves with quick release plug and service adapter

Reverso oil change system

Prop spurs on each shaft installed behind props

Two helm deck air conditioners in addition to two unites located in the main salon and forward berth

Custom helm table storage system within the L-settee

Inserts in cockpit deck to accommodate installation of helm table

Seagull water purifier on galley cold water outlet

Dock side water inlet

Hot and cold transom shower

Incremental tank gauge on head

Custom cherry cabinet in galley

Under water lighting


5.2 liter 6 cylinder , fresh water-cooled Includes Yanmar electronic


ZF 220-A Transmission

1 3/4" Aquamet 22 stainless steel shaft

PSS drip-less shaft seals

Manganese bronze struts with cutlass bearing

Four blade NiBrAl propellers to ISO Class S

80Amp, 12V alternators each engine.

Seawater cooled 5" side exhaust system.

Groco raw water intake strainers

Engine room blower.

Engine room vent ducts.

Engine room floor with gray anti-skid rubber.

White gelcoated engine room

Foil face foam noise barrier.

Onan 9.0Kw EQD generator with 106 hours


Fuel, Steering and Trim Systems


Single 350 gal aluminum diesel fuel tank.

Racor fuel filters.

2” “Diesel” deck fill plate

Fuel Level Indicator at helm.


Teleflex hydraulic steering system (BA135-7ATM cylinder)

Tilting Teleflex helm pump

Twin bronze rudders w/adjustable tie-rod. (1 3/8” dia rudder


Twin Bennett stainless steel trim tabs.


Helm Station

Yanmar single lever electronic controls.

Engine Start/Stop control panel.

Custom gauge panel to include for each engine:

tachometer w/hour meter

engine temperature

engine oil pressure

transmission oil pressure


Water in fuel warning light.

Hi water temp and low oil pressure alarm

Triple windshield wipers with washers.

Ritchie Compass

Fuel gage

Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room

blower and optional equipment.

control for red instrument lights w/dimmer

Vetus custom mahogany steering wheel


Electrical System


Two 30 A. AC shore power inlets and two 50 ft. cords

Galvanic isolator w/monitoring system

Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel.

120V outlets in each cabin and one in engine room.

All galley and head receptacles are GFI protected.

Additional outlets positioned in locations appropriate for

entertainment systems in main cabin and fwd cabin

One outlet located on the upper helm deck. Location TBD

Professional Mariner 50amp, 3-bank battery charger

Below deck reverse cycle heat/ air conditioning in (2) zones


Two 1000 CCA dedicated engine starting batteries.

Two 4D 210 AH deep cycle ship's service batteries.

Battery Management panel including

Emergency crossover switch.

Ships power switch

Starting Battery switch

Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel w/battery

condition gauge


Danish Cabin reading lights

Cantalupi halogen lights in the overhead

Halogen bar lighting in appropriate locations

Improved engine room lighting

Cockpit courtesy lights w/remote switch at transom door

Tinned wire throughout.


Deck and Hull


Deep “V” Planing hull design with Shallow prop pockets.

23 degree deadrise amidships and 16 degrees at transom.

ISO NPG Sport Yacht white gelcoat w/ vinylester back-up resin.

Knitted Biaxial Structural E-Glass Reinforcements

Vacuum Bagged Divinycell foam core in hull bottomand topsides.

Foam/plywood cored fiberglass stringer system.

Swim platform with under mounted telescoping ladder.

Hull side rubbing strakes.

PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap.

Painted (IMRON) Double Boot Strip

Gold Cove Stripe



ISO NPG gelcoat

Knitted Biaxial Structural E-Glass Reinforcements with balsa


Molded in anti-skid deck surfaces.

Windows with clear anodized frames recessed into hard top

Inside walls sheathed w/high pressure laminate

Hardtop w/ anti-skid surface on top

In-swinging Transom Door with latch system

Fiberglass bow pulpit with single anchor roller and windlass

Anchor locker w/Southco slam latch #M1-64-8

(1) Large Aft hinged double sided lazzarette locker hatch with gas

struts and Southco (2) 3”dia compression latches

(1) Large double-sided Engine Room hatch with 3” compression

latches, and heavy SS hinges

Hinged helm pod

Center opening windshield


Deck Hardware

1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system

(6) 12” Stainless Steel Cleats (2 fwd, 2 mid ship, 2 in aft cockpit)

(1) 10” Stainless Steel Cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor

rode tie off.

Windlass Lewmar rope/chain

Single anchor roller sizes for 35# CQR or Delta

Flagpole holder and flag staff. Burgee staff on pulpit

Lewmar Low Profile polished aluminum hatches w/screens (2) #44

on foredeck, (2) #10 port and starboard.

Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” medallion

Cast stainless steel corner hawse pipes in cockpit coamings


Custom stainless steel opening ports.

Teak toe rails port and starboard with custom stainless steel cast

mid rail chocks and forward skene chocks

Teak cabin side eye-brow


Upper Helm Deck

Stidd helm and mate’s seat

Standard wood in helm area is cherry

Sliding companionway hatch (smoked)

Bi-fold teak companionway door

Clear chart locker cover

Wet bar with solid surface laminate bull nosed edge will overhang

cabinet below.

U-Line Ice Maker/ Refrigerator model COMBO-29FF, surface


Forward facing bench with footrest. Dry storage below.

Folding table from port cockpit bulkhead approx. 18 x 34

Lewmar sliding hatches overhead with roller shades



Spacious Island Berth layout with 5" cushion. ¾” laminated trim.

Ash hull ceilings.

2 Drawers under bed. A/C return grills under drawers

2 drawers in bureau w/locker w/shelf above and single louvered


Upper enclosed shelves with storage behind. Locker face to have 2

louvered doors. Each door to access partitioned space with shelves

in the aft two compartments. Doors hinged at bottom.

Recessed shelf with fiddle on starboard main bulkhead sized for 17”

flat panel TV option. Optional Air conditioning discharge above

this locker.

Large Hanging Locker to port, cedar lined with cedar shelf and

hangar pole. Open shelf above. Louvered door.

Teak and holly sole with 2 coats of sealer.

Soft headliner panels.

Large pocket door between salon and forward cabin.



Stainless sink

Circular shower stall with seat and locker outboard.

Hot and cold pressure water.

Electric shower sump pump.

Storage lockers.

Corian counter with bull nose

Towel bar.

Wood trimmed mirror over sink

Ventilation blower.



"L" settee converts to double berth, 4 1/2" foam cushions.

Storage under settee

(2) enclosed lockers outboard with open shelf and removable fiddle


Master AC/DC breaker panel facing fwd on aft bulkhead behind

pair of louvered doors.

Fwd starboard bulkhead forms entertainment center space for

standard 20” flat LCD TV and DVD Player as well as chase for

optional air conditioning duct and discharge grill.

Salon table on (2) hi- low pedestals which lowers to form berth


Bottle storage locker

Teak and holly sole w(2) coats of sealer.

Sound deadening headliner panels.



High pressure laminate galley counter.

Stainless steel sink with Scandvik faucet.

Built-in waste basket

Drawers and storage lockers below counter.

Storage cabinets outboard and above aft counter

Coffee Maker (Space Saver overhead mount)

Two burner electric cook top with separate convection microwave.

Taylor Tundra 4.2 Refrigerator/Freezer 12DC/120VAC



Varnished cherry interior finish

Screens on all opening ports and hatches

Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches

Optional fabric and drapery selections

Laminated wood trims on counters and shelves

Dovetailed maple drawer boxes


Fresh water system

Water capacity 100 gals. in Two 50 gal. tanks.

11 gal. Stainless steel hot water heater off 110V and engine

Hot and cold water pressure system 12V.


Safety System

Fire extinguishers, (3) at 2 1/2 lbs.

Marelon sea valves on all below waterline fittings.

Bonding system to safeguard against galvanic corrosion.

Automatic fire extinguishing discharge system with override.

Automatic 12V electric bilge pump.


Waste Disposal

Polyethylene holding tank with 30 gallon capacity

Jabsco Quiet Flush fresh water MSD

Macerator pump on holding tank


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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