SOLD | 2013 Sabre Salon Express

(SOLD) 2013 Sabre Salon Express

If you are in the market for a 42 Salon Express, look no further.  Low hours and great equipment set this 42 apart from others on the market.  She offers a Freedom Lift ($32,000 factory option), a SureShade electric, retracting cockpit shade, inverter, extra house battery, additional Vessel View display, power Stidd Seats and more.  Fully commissioned, recent bottom paint, detailed, waxed and ready to cruise.  Recent photos included, but more photos to follow.  Call today!


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: Salon Express
  • Year: 2013
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: West River US
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Cummins
  • Model:QSB 6.7 L Zeus 3500
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:320
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:380|horsepower
  • Length:42 ft
  • Beam:14 ft
  • Draft - max:3.33 ft
  • Fuel Tank:380|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:140|gallon
  • Holding Tank:380|gallon





FRP molded electronics mast for sedan hardtop

Paint the boot top in the correct location for a Freedom Lift


(3) Additional dimmer switches, 1 dimmer in fwd cabin, 1 in galley, 1 in guest SR. Salon is standard.

Fusion Marine stereo iPod dock with (4) speakers and remote control

Inverter/charger 2800 watt true sine wave with remote control

Add 110V outlet in the dinette cabin above shelf on the aft bulkhead outboard.

Add 110V outlet at helm on bumpout below switches

Add 110V outlet to aft wall below switch in main salon.

Add a 120VAC outlet in the forward stateroom on the starboard side opposite of the port side outlet above berth by the shelf.

TV to install on handing locker.


Dark hull colors-flag blue  

Anti-skid color (fore & side decks, aft cockpit, and recessed area of swim platform)-smoke white


Optional dinette in second cabin converts to double berth

Accord Shades on all opening portsUltraleather upholstery main salon 


Additional Vesselview display for Cummins engines

Reverso oil change system



Install in standard location.


Hot and cold transom shower

Fresh water wash down forward

Fresh water wash down aft

Splendide WD2100XC washer/dryer installed in engine room

Single Seagull water purifier on galley cold water plumbed to separate spigot



Install Freedom Lift NOTE: When installing the fluid container for the Freedom Lift, install it outboard of the stbd cockpit hatch. Make sure it is low enough to refill the fluid. 

Replace metal genset Racor filter canister with a clear canister.


Add an additional 4D house battery to system

Chain Counter, model AA560. 

Ship control head loose.

Remote for 50 AMP cord reelInstall

(4) Hella turbo cabin fans. One on each locker facing head of berth in the master stateroom. Install (1) fan on the outboard, aft side of the locker facing the head of the berth in the guest cabin. Install (1) fan on the aft angled bulkhead, inboard of the vallance, up high, in the guest cabin.

Capstan for windlass

(3) Reading lights. One outboard and aft of stbd settee in corner, one outboard and aft of port settee in corner, the third placed outboard of counter over microwave. Imtra lights, ILPB21713305, Kiel, Chrome, white glass shade, built in dimmer.

Add a second switch fwd cabin to overhead lights located at the end of the overhead cabinets by the outlet on the stbd side.

Wire overhead LED light above galley, only one light, to it's own circuit w/ dimmer switch.

Install a 120VAC GFI outlet in the cockpit by the shower

Solar panel(s) for charging the engine start batteries to offset battery consumption of Mercathode system. 


Install SureShade 


Cherry towel bars on head door leading into companionway.

Cherry towel bar in middle of head door leading into master SR

Chrome towel bar in head to accommodate two hand towels in lieu of towel ring.

Doors to head cabinet to be cherry panel.

Mirror in upper and lower panels of head door to Master SR.


Make the hanging locker port side master longer/taller to hang clothes by removing the top drawer and raising the hanging bar.

Install the standard fire extinguisher in stbd locker on aft bulkhead.

Install key lock under flip up portion of forward berth mattress in Master SR

Upgrade master stateroom mattress to 8" Latex foam. S&S to make aft width 4" wider


Bring hanging locker in guest cabin out to where bureau base currently is to make the locker as deep. 

Delete bureau portion.  

Install 2 hanging rods, one outboard and one inboard.

Install a bottom in the lockerIncrease depth of shelf outboard of berth to 7" deep for a bookshelf


Piping on Stidd Seats

Upgrade main salon & dinette seat cushions only to Latex foam

Change main salon table to fold out table top in lieu of oval

Power Stidd Seats

Ship double ss drink holder from nav desk loose.

Convert liquor locker to storage box.

Replace short height drawer box with tall sides on the drawer box.

Delete bottle storage divider from bottom of drawer.

Overhead handrail in main salon, no sunroof


Remove shelf from outboard cabinet above counter fwd of sink.

Install Sounddown insulation under the galley hatch.

Upgrade gas strut if necessary to lift hatch.


Install backup fresh water pumpInstall removable step in galley storage area.

Relocate water filter leaving the fwd end of the storage area empty for future installation of a watermaker.


Add Burnewiin rods holds (port and starboard)



  • -  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.




  • -  ISO NPG gelcoat.

  • -  V acuum-infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core.

  • -  Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces.

  • -  Stainless steel bi-fold, aft salon door.

  • -  Sliding windows in salon on cabin sides.

  • -  Drop down 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.

  • -  Lazarette hatch with gas struts and compression latches.

  • -  Hand rails at each corner on cockpit coaming.

  • -  Large engine room hatch in main salon with compression latch.




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

  • -  (6) 12” Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 mid ship, 2 in aft cockpit).

  • -  (1) 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor

    rode tie off.

  • -  (2) Custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks.

  • -  (2) Custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward.

  • -  (4) Cast stainless steel hawse pipes in transom and hull sides.

  • -  Fiberglass bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 35# CQR or

    Delta anchor and “lunch hook”.

  • -  Anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type.

  • -  Flag staff and socket on taffrail.

  • -  Burgee staff on bow pulpit.

  • -  (3) Lewmar Low Profile polished aluminum hatches w/screens.

  • -  (6) Custom stainless steel opening port lights.

  • -  Teak toe rails.

  • - Teak cabin side eye-brow.

  • - Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” medallion.




  • - 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 and optional equipment.
  • - Stazo 400mm custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm and Sabre logo.
  • - (2) Stidd N-series single helm seats w/Ultraleather fabric. 


  • -Twin Cummins QSB 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.


  • - (2) 190 gal diesel fuel tanks port and starboard. - Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes
  • - (2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates.




  • - CMD helm, with joystick.
  • -  Trim tabs integrated in CMD Zeus pod drives.

  • -  Autopilot integrated in CMD Zeus system.

  • -  GPS receiver included.

  • -  “Skyhook” GPS position hold system.




  • -  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 on bulkhead opposite galley

  • -  Digital battery monitor.

  • -  Lighting:

    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 battery. Water lift muffler. Cooling water intake strainer. Sound shield. Transfer switch.

  • -  (50) ft shore power cord 220v/50A with Glendinning cord reel.

  • -  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 and forward cabin

  • -  50amp, 3-bank battery charger

  • -  Reverse cycle heat/ air conditioning in (3) zones.



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  • -  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.




  • -  Dinette convertible to double berth

  • -  Cherry hull ceilings.

  • -  (4) Drawers under berth, A/C return grille beside.

  • -  Forward bulkhead storage locker, and shelf.

  • -  Night stand with drawers below.

  • -  Teak and holly sole.

  • -  Sound deadening soft headliner panels.

  • -  Pocket doors between lower foyer and second stateroom.

  • -  Optional dinette available in this space.

  • -  Surface mounted LED TV




  • -  Stainless steel under mount oval 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.




  • -  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 counter
  • - Cabinet with two louvered doors on forward bulkhead. - Drawers and storage lockers below counter.
  • - Built-in waste basket.
  • - Large drawer under microwave opens athwartships




  • - “L” settee to port, 5” foam cushions, with storage and Sabre tool drawer under. Sunbrella fabric seat coverings
  • - High Gloss finished folding table with hi-low pedestal, lowers to coffee table height.
  • - End table to starboard with 24” flat screen LED TV on lift with DVD player (installed at dash)
  • - Bottle storage locker below helm seats
  • - Sound deadening, soft headliner panels.
  • - Settee to starboard with drop down storage under




  • - 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 (not windshield) - Optional fabric and drapery selections.
  • - Dovetailed maple drawer boxes




  • - 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.
  • - Optional Cockpit shower, hot and cold.
  • - Optional Fresh water wash down in anchor locker.




  • - Polyethylene holding tank with 60 gallon capacity.
  • - Jabsco Quiet Flush fresh water MSD.
  • - Diaphragm waste pump on holding tank.




  • - 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.


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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