SOLD | 2009 Sabre 42 Hardtop Express with Zeus Drives
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(SOLD) 2009 Sabre 42 Hardtop Express with Zeus Drives

A new boat alternative! Owner purchased a larger Sabre. Powered by Zeus, this Sabre 42 Hardtop Express has easy maneuverability for any type of docking situation. Zeus improves sound levels, speed performance, fuel efficiency & hands down close quarter docking. This 42 is also equipped with the new technology of "Skyhook" allowing the Captain to press a button and remain in the same location by way of GPS satellite tracking.

Along with this advanced drive system, she is appointed with a beautiful flag blue hull, Sabre white decks & beige non-skid, handcrafted cherry interior, helm deck air conditioning & heat, two STIDD helm chairs and a list of equipment worthy of a closer look.


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 42 Hardtop Express with Zeus Drives
  • Year: 2009
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: New Castle US
  • Vessel Name:2009 Sabre 42 Zeus
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Yachts Design Team
  • Make:Cummins Zeus 3500
  • Model:QSB5.9M
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:200
  • Engine Type:
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:
  • Length:42 ft
  • Beam:14.33 ft
  • Draft - max:3.75 ft
  • Fuel Tank:
  • Fresh Water Tank:
  • Holding Tank:



EnginesTotal Power: 425hp

TanksFuel: 420Fresh Water: 160Holding: 60


  • Master Stateroom
  • Island berth w/6" foam mattress
  • Drawers and locker storage under berth
  • Varnished cherry interior
  • Bureau with locker cover
  • Cedar lined hanging locker with louvered door
  • Storage lockers outboard and above berth
  • Direct access to head
  • Passageway door to main salon
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Soft headliner panels
  • Passageway door
  • Guest Cabin
  • Foam Queen sized mattress
  • Drawers and storage under berth
  • Entry door from salon
  • Bureau with drawers, mirror above & cabinet behind mirror
  • Storage lockers outboard below deck line
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Two opening ports and one overhead hatch
  • Main Salon
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Custom Ultraleather L-Settee with Hi-Lo table for additional sleeping berth
  • Storage under settee
  • Sound deadening headliner panels
  • Lockers outboard of berth back with louvered doors
  • Custom tool drawer
  • Varnished cherry interior
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Helm
  • Center opening windshield
  • Sliding side windows port and starboard
  • Molded control station for electronics with storage below
  • L-Settee with 3'' Ultraleather covered cushions and storage below
  • Stidd 500 Series helm and mate seat
  • Custom command bridge table compass rose style inlay
  • Cockpit wet bar with stainless steel sink. Corian counter top and teak louvered doors
  • 2 Lewmar sliding hatches in hardtop with roller shades


  • Galley
  • L-shaped galley to port
  • Corian galley countertop
  • Double Scandvik stainless steel sink with single lever Scandvik faucet
  • Built-in waste basket
  • Drawers and locker storage below counter
  • Lockers outboard and above counter
  • Seaward, Gourmet 2-burner electric cooktop
  • Panasonic, microwave/convection oven
  • Taylor Tundra under counter, refridgerator/freezer 12v/120v
  • Head
  • FRP vanity sink with Delta single-lever faucet
  • Corian vanity countertop
  • Wood trimmed, adjustable mirror
  • Circular shower stall with clear plexiglass door
  • Shower seat and wet locker outboard
  • Scandvik shower mixer control
  • Electric shower sump pump
  • Fiberglass sole with anit-skid in head compartments
  • Storage lockers
  • Towel Bar
  • Ventilation blower
  • Holding tank "full" indicator
  • Jabsco Quiet-Flush electric MSD (freshwater flush)


  • Standard Engines
  • Twin Cummins Zeus 3500 w/ QSB5.9M 425 hp electronic egines driving Zeus pods - includes one Vessel View display, Cummins Sky Hook, Joy stick control, ETS Controls, autopilot, GPS antenna, steer-by-wire steering and automatic trim tab system
  • 80 amp, 12 volt alternator on each engine
  • Engine room blower
  • White painted engine room. Fully insulated with Soundown foam noise barrier
  • Fuel System
  • Two aluminum saddle fuel tanks
  • Racor fuel/water separators with water level alarms
  • Fuel fill plates on side decks
  • Fuel shut-off valves in lazarette
  • Fuel monitoring incorporated in Vessel view display
  • Helm/Controls
  • Start/stop switches
  • ETS and Joy stick controls
  • Vessel view display includes digital tachometer, hour meter, voltmeter, engine oil pressure, transmission oil pressure, engine water temperature
  • Alarms (light and buzzer) for high water temperature and low oil pressure
  • Trim tab controls
  • Triple windshield wipers and washers
  • 4-1/2'' Ritchie Navigator compass
  • Switch panel with Carlingswitch Contura rocker switches.
  • Plumbing
  • 3 Rule 2000 automatic 12-VDC bilge pumps
  • Fresh water spigot in engine room
  • Two-roto-molded, polyethylene holding tank
  • Marelon sea valves on thru-hull fittings below the waterline
  • Marelon discharge seacock with macerator pump
  • 11 gal. water heater operates on both 120-VAC and engine heat
  • Temperature control valve on hot water supply
  • 12-VDC hot and cold pressure water system
  • Groco Paragon Junior pressure water pump with PST-1 accumulator tank
  • Electric water tank level indicator


  • 12-VDC Electrical System
  • Two 8D, lifeline AGM, dedicated, deep cycle, engine start batteries
  • Two 8D, lifeline AGM, deep cycle ships batteries
  • Battery disconnect and emergency crossover switches
  • Bass illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel
  • 12-volt lighting system with Cantalupi Jeny overhead lights and Danish Cabin reading lights
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • Kahlenberg horn
  • Navigation lights: side, steaming, stern & 360 degree anchor light
  • Marinco Sealink 12-VDC outlet at helm
  • Tinned wire used throughout
  • 120-VAC Electrical System
  • 50-amp, 240-VAC shore power inlet and 50 ft. cord
  • Bass illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel
  • 120-VAC outlets in each cabin and engine room. Galley head, engine room receptacles are GFI protected
  • Xantrex 50-amp/3bank battery charger
  • 11.5-kw Onan generator with water lift muffler, intake strainer, sound shield, transfer switch and dedicated start battery
  • Below deck reverse cycle heat/air conditioning in 2 zones


  • Hull
  • Flag Blue hull
  • Modified "V" hull design with 16 degree deadrise at transom
  • ISO-NPG gel coat and vinylester back-up resin
  • Imron, split boot stripe
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • Hull side rubbing strakes
  • Fiberglass swim platform with SS swim ladder
  • Foam/plywood cored fiberglass stringer system with steel caps at engine mounts
  • Vacuum bagged, Airex PVC foam core in running surfaces and topsides
  • Knitted, bi-axal fiberglass laminates
  • Deck
  • Isopthalic gel coat
  • Knitted, bi-axal fiberglass laminate with end grain balsa core
  • Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces
  • 1-1/4" stainless steel rail system
  • Cockpit locker hatches with gas struts (3)
  • Inward opening transom door to swim platform
  • Flag pole holder and staff
  • Fiberglass bow pulpit w/double anchor roller
  • Anchor rode, fender and dockline lockers forward (2)
  • Lewmar anchor windlass with rope/chain gypsy
  • Polished aluminum hatches with screens
  • Stainless steel opening ports w/screens
  • Teak cabin side eyebrow
  • Teak toe rail
  • Bow and stern chocks
  • Custom spring line chocks
  • Teak deck on helm area
  • Navigational electronics mast on hard top

Navigation Equipment

  • (2) Garmin 5212 Touchscreen Multifunction Displays
  • Garmin 24' High Definition 4kW Radome
  • Garmin GSD 22 Digital Sounder
  • Garmin Marine Weather & Radio Receiver
  • Garmin G2 Chart
  • Garmin Wireless Remote Control
  • Auto-Pilot Integrated with the Zeus System
  • ICOM 504 VHF with Loud Hailer and Remote Mic
  • FLIR Navigator 2 Thermal Imaging Camera (Pan and Tilt with Joystick)
  • Raytheon Cockpit Camera
  • Raytheon Engine Room Camera
  • ACR Spotlight with Remote Control Pad
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Two Cabin Top Accent Lights to Highlight Dome, Mast, and Horns. (Dimmer Switch Controlled)
  • All cabin top hardware was painted to match the Sabre White decks.

Additional Equipment

  • KVH Trac-Vision M3 with Two Receivers
  • Ocean LED 2010 under water lights (Blue)
  • Nuvo Grand Concierto Theater System with five remote control stations
  • Nuvo wireless iPOD system
  • Master Stateroom - 2X Poly-Planar Platinum Series 6.5" Speakers
  • Maine Salon - 4X Clarion/Poly-Planar Platinum Series 6.5" Speakers
  • Helm Deck - 4X Clarion/Poly-Planar Platinum Series 6.5" Speakers
  • Cockpit - 151SE All Season Speakers
  • Teak deck on helm deck area
  • Fold down seat in aft cockpit
  • Electrically activated center windshield
  • Additional dimmer switch at helm
  • Additional dimmer switch in Master Cabin
  • Additional dimmer switch in Main Salon
  • Clarion CD/FM/AM stereo w/four speakers and remote control
  • 20'' LCD TV & DVD player in salon. Includes TV inlet
  • 20" LCD TV & DVD in main stateroom
  • Heart Inverter/charger 3000 Watt True Sine Wave with remote control
  • Glendinning cord reel with remote for 50 Amp cord set
  • Ice maker installed on bridge deck
  • Dark Hull Color - Flag Blue (Sabre White Boot Top)
  • Contrasting Anti-Skid color (fore & side deck, aft cockpit, coamings and hard top) - Beige
  • Mirrors inside top and bottom of head door to master stateroom
  • Accord shades on opening ports
  • Corian counter in galley - Sahara
  • Ultrasuede upholstery main salon only - Cologne Ultrasuede
  • Cummins Zeus 3500 propulsion system with Smart joystick, engine sync, autopilot, autotrim control, cruise control, trolling valves, electronic compass, GPS receiver, Cummins QSB 425 hp engines, drive by wire helm with tilt steering
  • Fuel polishing system
  • Reverso Oil Change system
  • Helm deck air conditioner/heater system (2-12K BTU self-contained units)
  • Air conditionier/heater system below deck only 2 x 12KBtu
  • Incremental tank gauge on head
  • Hot and cold transom shower
  • Salt water wash down forward system fore and aft
  • Shore water system with filter
  • Single Seagull water purifier on galley cold water
  • Single Seagull water purifier on ice maker
  • Salt water washdown system fore and aft
  • Custom Option - Memory Foam upgrade in Main Cabin
  • Custom Option - Custom Main Salon Table for additional sleeping berth
  • Custom Option - Concorde Amber Martini Glassline reading lights
  • Kahlenberg triple air horns with Kahlenberg control panel
  • Splendide WDC2100XC washer and dryer fully vented combo unit installed in the engine room
  • Additional Freezer installed in the engine room (Stainless Steel 3.18 cu. ft.)
  • AGM start batteries in lieu of standard
  • Sounddown muffler and water separator on Onan gen-set in lieu of standard

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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