SOLD | 2008 Sabre 52 Salon Express
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Mister Sandman
Aft End
Freedom Lift
Cockpit Cover and Dingy

(SOLD) 2008 Sabre 52 Salon Express

"Mister Sandman" is the first and only pre-owned Sabre 52 Salon Express on the market. This beautiful Carolina Blue Hull cruises at 28 knots, and is a breeze to dock with her bow and stern thruster and QUICKSHIFT Transmissions. She offers the latest in technology and finish from Sabre as well as exceptional owner specified options!

  • Enormous Galley with Drawer Refrigeration & Dishwasher
  • Great Layout for Entertaining & Cruising
  • Backup Generator
  • Automatic A.C. Source Switching
  • Freedom Lift
  • Underwater Lights
  • 4000W Inverter
  • Excellent Engine Room Access
  • (2) 15'' Garmin Displays
  • FLIR Night Vision Camera
  • Huge Powered Sunroof with Sunshade
  • High Gloss Table & Accents
  • Shoji Doors into Cabins
  • Professional Interior Decor


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 52 Salon Express
  • Year: 2008
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Charleston en route to FL US
  • Vessel Name:Mister Sandman
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Twin Caterpillar
  • Model:C15
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:
  • Length:52 ft
  • Beam:16 ft
  • Draft - max:4.25 ft
  • Bridge Clearance:11.42 ft
  • Fuel Tank:
  • Fresh Water Tank:
  • Holding Tank:



DimensionsDisplacement: 55,000

EnginesTotal Power: 865Cruising Speed: 28Max Speed: 31

TanksFuel: 800Fresh Water: 200Holding: 80

Hull, Deck and Hardtop

  • Hull
  • Modified "V" planing hull design with shallow prop pockets.
  • 23 degree deadrise amidships and 15 degree at transom.
  • Reverse sloped transom.
  • ISO NPG Sport Yacht Flag Blue gel coat w/ vinylester back-up resin and Sabre White double boot strip.
  • Knitted Biaxial Structural E-Glass Reinforcements.
  • Vacuum Bagged Divinycell foam core in hull bottom.
  • Foam cored composite stringer system.
  • Swim platform w/ under mounted telescoping ladder.
  • Freedom Lift dingy davit system.
  • Hull side rubbing strakes.
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap.
  • Painted (IMRON) double flag blue boot stripe
  • Silver Cove Stripe
  • Deck
  • Teak decking aft cockpit sole and steps.
  • Knitted Biaxial Structural E-Glass Reinforcements with foam coring.
  • Molded anti-skid deck surfaces.
  • Recessed salon windows with clear anodized frames.
  • Double Sided anchor locker w/Southco slam latch (2).
  • Large double sided lazzarettelocker hatches with gas struts (3).
  • Forward facing transom seat w/ storage below.
  • Access hatch from aft cockpit to engine room.
  • Large aft facing bench with storage below.
  • 11/4" diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system.
  • Stainless steel spring cleats (4).
  • Stainless steel mooring cleats (2).
  • Stainless steel stern cleats (2).
  • Custom stainless steel dual anchor roller.
  • 24V Electric Windlass w/ controls at helm & foot switches on deck.
  • Flagpole holder and flagstaff.
  • Lewmar Low Profile polished aluminum hatches w/screens.
  • Oversized stainless steel opening ports.
  • Teak toe rails port and starboard w/custom cast dual mid rail chocks; fwd chocks.
  • Teak cabin side eye-brow.
  • Custom cast stainless steel "Sabre" medallion.
  • Cast stainless steel corner hawse pipes in cockpit through hull sides and transom.
  • Hardtop
  • Hardtop with intergrated electric sliding sunroof with shade.
  • Custom Sabre composite radar mast.


  • Helm Area
  • Twin Stidd helm seats on pedistals.
  • Pantographing door to side deck from helm.
  • Stainless steel sliding door to aft cockpit with curved windows on corners.
  • Hard back enclosure.
  • Cherry finished helm dash.
  • Navigation switch panel.
  • Flat chart area to port of instrument area.
  • Custom wood trimmed stainless steel wheel.
  • Recessed master AC/DC breaker panels.
  • Main Salon
  • Raised "Mates Lounge" to port with Ice Maker/Refrigerator below.
  • Oversized U-shaped lounge with custom fabrics. Converts to sleeping berth with storage drawers below.
  • Fixed hi-low pedestal table with starburst inlay and deep high gloss epoxy finish.
  • Entertainment cabinet with LCD TV w/DVD player, bottle storage and surround sound system.
  • Blinds and curtains on all windows.
  • Teak and holly sole.
  • Sound deadening headliner panels.
  • Electrically operated sun roof over main salon w/ sunshade.
  • Air Conditioning (2) x (16000 BTU).
  • Guest Stateroom
  • Low queen island berth with 5" mattress.
  • Cherry hull ceilings.
  • Drawers under bed (2).
  • Aft end of berth top hinges open to access blanket storage.
  • Enclosed upper shelves to port and starboard of island berth with storage behind.
  • Large cedar lined hanging locker.
  • Bureau to starboard with enclosed locker above.
  • Built in LCD TV w/DVD player.
  • Private access to guest head/shower compartment
  • Portlight and hatch shades.
  • Teak and holly sole.
  • Soft headliner panels.
  • Pocket door.
  • Air Conditioning (9000 BTU)
  • Master Stateroom
  • Double Shoji style pocket doors.
  • Low queen island berth with inner spring mattress.
  • Spacious drawers and storage at base of berth.
  • Bureau/night stand w/drawers to each side of bed, bookshelf above headboard.
  • His and Hers cedar lined hanging lockers with cedar shelf and closet post.
  • High Boy style dresser with four drawers.
  • Built in LCD TV w/DVD player.
  • Shades for all ports and hatches.
  • Exclusive access to master head.
  • Teak and holly sole.
  • Soft headliner panels.
  • Air Conditioning (9000 BTU)


  • Guest Head
  • Stainless sink with faucet.
  • Seperate shower stall with circular door.
  • Ceramic tile floor in WC compartment.
  • Hot and cold pressure water.
  • Electric shower sump pump.
  • Storage lockers.
  • Soap dispenser in counter.
  • Solid surface counter with bull nose.
  • Teak shower grate.
  • Stainless steel towel bars.
  • Wood trimmed mirror over sink and mirror in top of passageway door.
  • Ventilation blower.
  • Tecma freshwater household size bowl toilet (creamic).
  • Polyethylene holding tank with 80 gallon capacity.
  • Freshwater MSD's with white ceramic bowls.
  • Integrated gray water holding with macerator pump out & back up overflow pump.
  • Macerator pump.
  • Incremental waster tank level monitor.
  • Master Private Head
  • Oversized shower compartment.
  • Designer sink with faucet.
  • Seperate shower stall with vent fan.
  • Hot and cold pressure water.
  • Electric shower sump pump.
  • Storage lockers.
  • Soap dispenser in counter.
  • Cherry counter w/bull nose.
  • Teak shower grate.
  • Ceramic tile on head compartment floor.
  • Stainless steel towel bar.
  • Wood trimmed mirror over sink and mirror in top of passageway door.
  • Ventilation blower.
  • Tecma freshwater household size bowl toilet (ceramic).
  • Polyethylene holding tank with 80 gallon capacity.
  • Freshwater MSD's with white ceramic bowls.
  • Integrated gray water holding with macerator pump out & back up overflow pump.
  • Macerator pump.
  • Incremental waster tank level monitor.
  • Galley
  • Extra large galley with two oversized portlights.
  • Fixed port light in hull above the counter.
  • Toe kick space length of galley with courtesy lighting.
  • Galley area with Viatera Quartz countertop. Bull nosed edge overhangs cabinet below.
  • Solid surface laminate counter.
  • Electric 3 burner stove top.
  • Convection microwave oven.
  • 120VAC galley exhaust fan.
  • Large storage drawer below oven.
  • Bulkhead cabinet above oven on wall facing aft.
  • Coffee maker with integral water supply.
  • Bank of drawers aft of sink.
  • Above and below counter storage.
  • Large Pantry cabinet.
  • Additional storage beneath stairs.
  • (2) Sub-Zero stainless steel combo fridge/freezer (3 cubic ft. of refrigeration and 2 cubic feet of freezer space).
  • Fischer & Paykel DishDrawer dishwasher w/cherry front.
  • Stainless steel double bowl sink.
  • Washer/dryer unit above fridge in hallway forward of pantry.
  • Air Conditioning (9000 BTU)


  • 120V AC Electrical System
  • Dual 240V AC 50 amp AC shore power system.
  • 75ft. Glendinning cord reel.
  • 240V bow inlet with 30 foot cord.
  • Dual 9.0 KW Onan Generator w/sound enclosure.
  • Dual 12 KVA Isolation transformer.
  • Automatic AC master switching system for shore & generator power.
  • Automatic fire extinguishing discharge system with override.
  • Automatic electric bilge pumps (3).
  • Bilge high water alarms (3)
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel.
  • 120V outlets in each cabin, one in engine room.
  • All galley and head receptacles are GFI protected.
  • Professional Mariner 25 amp, 3-bank battery charger.
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning (salon, master and guest staterooms).
  • KW high output inverter with 120 Amp DC charger for ships batteries.
  • 24V DC Electical Distribution System
  • Dedicated engine starting battery bank.
  • 24V 8D AGM deep cycle ship's service batteries.
  • Custom battery management panel w/emergency crossover feature at helm station.
  • Main circuit break distribution panel w/battery condition gauge.
  • Multiple 12/24V outlets at helm and interior for small appliances.
  • Tinned marine grade wire throughout.
  • Kahlenberg air horn.
  • LED Navigation lights.
  • Triple Wiper/washer system.
  • Lighting: reading lights in both staterooms, Cantalupi halogen lights in the overhead, halogen bar lighting, engine room lighting, cockpit courtesy lights w/remote switch at transom door.


  • Propulsion
  • Power: Twin diesel CAT C15 865mhp.
  • Fresh water cooled.
  • Twin Disc QUICKSHIFT transmission MGX 5114A.
  • Twin Disc EC300 electronic controls w/Express Mode.
  • 2 3/4" Stainless Steel Shaft.
  • PSS dripless shaft seals.
  • Manganese bronze struts with cutlass bearing.
  • NiBrAl propellers to ISO Class S.
  • 24V alternators on each engine.
  • Seawater cooled 10" side exhaust system.
  • Groco raw water intake strainers.
  • Oil changing systems - engines and gen set.
  • Engine room ventilation system 24V.
  • Engine room intake ducts with stainless steel grill.
  • White gel coated engine room.
  • White mylar faced foam noise.
  • Steering System
  • Power assisted hydraulic steering.
  • Twin bronze rudder.
  • Twin trim tabs.
  • Side-Power SP 155 bow thruster.
  • Fuel System
  • 800 gal. diesel fuel (2 - 400 gal. tanks).
  • Exterior of tank coated with corrosion barrier.
  • Racor fuel filters.
  • 2" stainless steel deck fill plate.
  • Fuel level indicator at helm.
  • Fresh Water System
  • 200 gal. water capacity.
  • 20 gal. 110V hot water heater with heat exchanger.
  • Dual 24 VDC pumps on Hot and cold water pressure system 24V.
  • Fresh water coil hose in engine room.
  • Fresh water wash down and spigot at anchor locker.
  • Salt water washdown at anchor locker w/coil hose.


  • (2) Garmin 15'' Multifunction Displays with 4' open array, sounder module, XM Weather module & G2 Vision Charting.
  • Icom 504 VHF/Hailer
  • AP26 Simrad autopilot system
  • (2)Engine room cameras
  • Reverse image stern camera
  • FLIR night vision camera


  • Russound Multi Cabin Audio System with seperate controls in galley, both staterooms, cockpit & salon. DVD, Sat TV, CD & Music interfaced
  • (3) Flat Screen TV's including 26'' TV in Salon on Inca lift
  • KVH Satellite system includes 3 receivers with RF remotes and Matching Dummy Dome for GPS and WX antennas.

Additional Equipment

  • Russound Multi Cabin Audio System (5 Zone)
  • Stern Thruster
  • Underwater Lighting
  • Central Vac System
  • Custom Entertainment Cabinet
  • Upgraded Ultraleather fabric in Salon
  • Upgraded Cockpit fabrics
  • Freedom Lift
  • Covers for all exterior cushions
  • Mooring Cover

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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