SOLD | 2011 Sabre Salon Express

(SOLD) 2011 Sabre Salon Express

Standing Tall!

Lightly used Sabre 40, professionally cared for, 

turn-key, and ready for a new owner.

Lightin Up is a clean, well equipped example of the popular Sabre 40.  She features all the right options including a sunroof, inverter, Garmin electronics package, the convertible dinette and even a SureShade retracting cockpit shade.   Her condition speaks for itself.  The sparkling gelcoat, flawless varnish and shiny blue hull is sure to please even the most discerning buyer.  

Sitting at the Ocean Reef Club, turn key and cruise ready!


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: Salon Express
  • Year: 2011
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Key Largo US
  • Vessel Name:LIGHTIN UP
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Cummins
  • Model:QSB5.9
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:300
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:380|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:2
  • Total Berths:1
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:40 ft
  • Beam:14 ft
  • Draft - max:3.33 ft
  • Bridge Clearance:12.5 ft
  • Fuel Tank:190|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:140|gallon
  • Holding Tank:190|gallon



Optional Equipment



  • Electric sunroof with sunscreen in lieu of standard two (2) pilot hatches 
  • FRP molded electronics mast for sedan hardtop


  • 50 amp shorepower service with power cord reel in lieu of dual 30A
  • Clarion CD/FM/AM/MP3 satelite-ready stereo with four speakers and remote control 
  • Inverter/charger 3000 watt true sine wave with remote control 


  • Beige anti-skid color (fore & side decks, coach roof, aft cockpit, and recessed area of swim platform)


  • Optional dinette in second cabin converts to double berth 
  • Accord Shades on all opening ports 
  • Ultraleather upholstery main salon only including chair 


  • Reverso oil change system 


  • Kahlenberg triple chrome horns 
  • Searchlight mounted on optional hardtop mast or flybridge 


  • Hot and cold transom shower 
  • Fresh water wash down forward 
  • Shore water inlet 
  • Single Seagull water purifier on galley cold water
  • Single Seagull water purifier on ice maker


  • 26" Toshiba TV in main salon in lieu of standard 
  • Pre-wire for washer/dryer in engine room and add platform 
  • Mirror in upper and lower panel of door between head and fwd cabin
  • Replace white cabinet door in head with cherry tambour
  • Install a Xantrex Inverter/Charger in lieu of Magnum Inverter 
  • Prep for future FRP cabinet with hinge top, ice maker & electric grill in forward starboard cockpit 
  • Install a cherry grab rail along the centerline of main salon ceiling 
  • Navigation Shell Sunbrella on fwd cabin mattress
  • Add ice maker in galley below the sink in lieu of freezer


  • Dual 15" Garmin 7212 MFD 
  • Garmin 4 kW HD Radar Dome
  • Garmin VHF
  • Spotlight
  • Zeus/Maretron Autopilot integrated into Garmin Navigation Equipment
  • TracVisiion TV5 18" Dome and Direct TV  Receiver (new Nov 18)


  •  Varnished cherry interior finish
  •  Screens on all opening ports
  • Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches
  • Ocean Air blinds on side windows and side door
  • Optional fabric and drapery selections.
  • Dovetailed maple drawer boxes


  • Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design, with shallow pod drive tunnels

  • 16o deadrise at transom, 23o deadrise amidships

  • ISO NPG white gelcoat w/ vinylester back-up resin

  • Bottom, topsides and transom vacuum-infused biaxial E-glass

    with Airex C70 foam core

  • Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core

  • Bulkheads vacuum-bagged biaxial E-glass with polypropylene

    honeycomb core

  • Molded E-glass swim platform with molded-in anti-skid surface

  • Hull side rubbing strakes

  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap

  • Painted (IMRON) double boot top

  • Gold recessed cove stripe

Deck and Hardtop

  • Hardtop mounted SureShade electric, retracting cockpit shade
  • ISO NPG gelcoat

  • Vacuum-infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core

  • Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces

  • Sliding aft salon door slides starboard to port

  • Sliding windows in salon on cabin sides

  • Top hinged windows in salon aft bulkhead

  • Hinged access door to side deck at helm

  • Flush, outward opening, transom door with latch

  • Anchor locker with slam latch

  • Large lazarette locker hatch with gas struts and compression


  • Large engine room hatch in main salon with compression latch


  • Twin Cummins QSB 5.9l 380hp electronic, fresh water-cooled engines
  • Twin CMD Zeus 3500 pod drives, with integrated steering and trim tabs
  • 120A, 12V alternators each engine
  • (2) Exhaust by-pass mufflers
  • Engine room blower
  • Engine room vent ducts
  • Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid
  • White gelcoated engine room
  • Mylar face foam noise barrier

Helm Station

  • Cummins DTS single lever electronic controls
  • One Cummins Smart Craft display (engine data, tank levels, vessel data, alarms)
  • Triple windshield wipers with washers
  •  Ritchie Compass
  • Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light
  • Engine room blower 
  • Stazo 400mm custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm
  • (2) Stidd N-series single helm seats

Steering and Trim Systems


  • CMD helm, with joystick.Trim tabs integrated in CMD Zeus pod drives
  • Autopilot in integrated in CMD Zeus system.
  • GPS receiver included.
  • “Skyhook” GPS position hold system.

Fuel System

  • (2) 190 gal diesel fuel tanks port and starboard, with valved cross over line
  • Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes
  • (2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates



  • Two AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries
  • Two AGM 4D deep cycle ship's service batteries
  • One AGM Group 24 generator start battery
  • Remote control battery switches with controls at helm
  • Manual emergency battery crossover switch
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution
  • Digital battery monitor
  • Danish cabin reading lights
  • High output LED lights in the overhead
  • Halogen bar lighting in appropriate locations
  • Fluorescent engine room lighting
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • Marine-grade tinned wire throughout


  • Onan 9.0 kw generator including:Interface to Cummins Vessel View display Dedicated start batteryWater lift mufflerCooling water intake strainerSound shieldTransfer switch
  • (2) 30A AC shore power inlets and (2) 50 ft. cords
  • Fail safe galvanic isolator
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel
  • Digital AC system monitor
  • (1) 120V outlet in each cabin and (1) in engine room
  • All galley and head receptacles are GFI protected
  • Additional outlets positioned in locations appropriate for entertainment systems in main an forward cabin
  • 50A 3-bank battery charger
  •  Additional outlets positioned in locations appropriate for entertainment  Reverse cycle heat/ air conditioning in (3) zones

Fresh Water System

  • Water capacity 140 gals
  • Stainless steel, 11 gal. hot water heater, operates on 110-VAC or engine heat
  • Temperature control valve on hot water supply
  • Hot and cold water pressure system 12V
  • Fresh water spigot in engine room
  • Optional Cockpit shower, hot and cold
  • Optional Fresh water wash down in anchor locker

Main Salon

  • “L” settee to port, 5” foam cushions, with storage and Sabretool drawer under
  • High Gloss finished folding table with hi-low pedestal, lowers to coffee table height
  • Bar and entertainment unit to starboard including: 19” flat screen LCD TV on lift with DVD player
  • Sound deadening, soft headliner panels
  • Barrel chair


  • Mid level galley

  • Solid surface galley counter top

  • Stainless steel under mount sink with Scandvik faucet

  • Vitrifrigo 2-drawer Refrigeration with stainless steel doors

  • Isotherm 1-drawer Freezer with stainless steel door

  • Two burner touch control electric cook top

  • Convection microwave with stainless steel door above aft


  • Built in coffee maker

  • Drawers and storage lockers below counter

  • Built-in waste basket

  • Large drawer under microwave opens athwartship

  • Storage under large opening hatch in sole


Forward Stateroom

  • Spacious Island Berth layout with 5" cushion. 3⁄4” laminated trim

  • Cherry hull ceilings

  • (2) Drawers under berth. 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

  • Recessed shelf with fiddle on starboard main bulkhead with 19”

    flat screen TV and DVD player

  • Large cedar lined hanging locker to port, with louvered door,

    shelf and hangar pole

  • Open shelf above port hanging locker

  • Teak and holly sole

  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels

  • Pocket door to forward stateroom


  • Stainless steel under mount sink

  • Circular shower stall with seat and locker outboard

  • Hot and cold pressure water

  • Electric shower sump pump

  • Storage lockers

  • Solid surface vanity top with bull nose

  • Towel bar

  • Wood trimmed mirror over sink

  • Ventilation blower

  • Polyethylene holding tank with 60 gallon capacity

  • Jabsco Quiet Flush fresh water MSD

  • Diaphragm waste pump on holding tank

Second Stateroom

  • Convertible dinette with filler cushion

  • Cherry hull ceilings

  • Cabinet with drawer storage below

  • Drawers beneath both dinette seats
  • Forward bulkhead storage locker, and shelf

  • Teak and holly sole

  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels

  • Pocket doors between lower foyer and second stateroom

  • TV/DVD player


  • Plough anchor with chain and rode


  • Fire extinguishers, (4) at 2 1/2 lbs
  • Marelon sea valves on all thru-hull fittings below waterline
  • Bonding system to safeguard against galvanic corrosion
  • Automatic fire extinguishing discharge system in engine space with override
  • (3) Automatic 12V electric bilge pumps
  • (3) high water switches and alarm


The 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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