SOLD | 2014 Sabre 38′ Salon Express

(SOLD) 2014 Sabre 38′ Salon Express

The fastest 38 Sabre Salon Express built to date!

Irish Port, custom ordered with IPS 500's delivering a top speed of 36 knots, is a well thought out build, with a history of light use, yet exceptional care.  She has a custom midnight blue gelcoat, the power retracting roof, inverter, Volvo DPS, Garmin electronics and much, much more.

She is stored inside a heated building, just 10 minutes from the Portland airport.  If you are in the market for a special boat, Irish Port should be on your list.


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 38u0027 Salon Express
  • Year: 2014
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Portland US
  • Vessel Name:Irish Port
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Volvo
  • Model:IPS 500
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:77
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:370|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:1
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:38 ft
  • Beam:13.33 ft
  • Draft - max:3.33 ft
  • Fuel Tank:300|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:100|gallon
  • Holding Tank:300|gallon



Steering SystemJoystick Control



  • Upgraded Engines:  Twin Volvo IPS 500 Hp with DPS System                                                            
  • Reverso Oil Change System
  • Salt Water Wash Down (fore & aft)
  • Fresh Water Wash Down (forward)
  • Shore Water Inlet
  • Single Seagull Water Purifier at Galley with separate Spigot


Electrical System:

  • (2) Additional dimmer switches (1 in master & 1 in cockpit)
  • Prewired for stereo and four speakers
  • 22" LED Television in lower lounge area
  • Inverter / Charger 2800 watt true sine wave with remote control



  • Accord Shades on all opening ports
  • Filler cushion and telescoping table base to create berth in main salon
  • Ultraleather upholstery (Promessa Tusk) on main salon settee with Sunbrella (Strata) on the backrest
  • Stidd Helm seat (Promessa Tusk)
  • Ultraleather upholstery on lower lounge (Promessa Tusk) with Sunbrella (Strata) on the backrest
  • Witch Hazel Corian in Galley & Head
  • Aft Cockpit Seat Cushions (Solana Seagull)
  • Blinds and curtains for main salon
  • Shade on optional hull port
  • Custom Mattress


Exterior / Deck:

  • Midnight Blue Hull w/ Sabre White Boot Top & Gold Stripe
  • Sabre White Deck with Beige Anti-Skid (fore & side decks, aft cockpit and recessed area of swim platform)
  • FRP Molded Electronics Mast with Hardtop
  • Electric Sunroof with shade/screen
  • Hot & Cold Transom Shower
  • Fixed Hull Side Portlight - port side only in lower lounge
  • Canvas Seat Covers & Windshield Cover
  • Line Cutters for Pods




  • Midnight Blue (dark hull color)
  • "Vee" hull design with 24 degree deadrise amidships and 17 degrees at transom
  • VIP Resin Infused laminate with ISO NPG white gelcoat and blended vinyl ester back-up resin
  • Knitted Biaxial Structural E-Glass Reinforcements
  • SAN Corecell foam core in hull bottom and 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 (Urethane) double boot stripe
  • Gold Cove Stripe

Deck & Hardtop:

  • Sabre White deck color with Beige anti-skid
  • VIP resin infused, knitted biaxial structural E-glass
  • Reinforcements with balsa coring
  • Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces
  • Windows recessed into hard top
  • Port and Starboard transom gates
  • Aft seating slides to expand cockpit dimension
  • Stainless steel anchor bowsprit roller system
  • Anchor lockers (2) with slam latches
  • (1) Large aft hinged lazzarette locker hatch with gas struts and (2) 3" diameter compression latches for engine room access
  • Electronics pod at the helm station

Deck Hardware:

  • 1 1/4" diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system
  • (6) 12" Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 mid ship spring)
  • (1) 10" Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rode tie off
  • Windlass with combination rope / chain gypsy
  • Single anchor roller sized for 35# CQR or Delta
  • Flagpole holder and flag staff
  • Burgee staff on pulpit
  • Low profile polished hatches w/ screens (2) #44 on foredeck, (2) #10 port and starboard
  • Custom stainless steel opening ports
  • Teak cabin side eye-brow
  • Custom cast stainless steel "SABRE" medallion
  • Horn cleats in aft transom corners

Helm Deck:

  • Stidd helm N Series helm seat
  • Wood in helm area is cherry
  • (2) Overhead pilot hatches with shades / screens
  • Bi-Fold stainless steel companionway door with drop-down window




  • Upgraded Twin Volvo (D4) IPS 500 -  (with 77 hours)                                                                            S/N: (P) A289283 & (S) A289859  
  • Volvo DPS Control System
  • Volvo Active Corrosion Protection System
  • 12V Alternators each engine
  • Volvo raw water intake strainers
  • Engine room blower
  • Engine room vent ducts
  • White gel coated engine room
  • Mylar foil face foam noise barrier
  • 6kW Koehler Generator (with 55 hours)


  • Garmin 8215 Multifunction Display with GPS (includes iPad integration)
  • Garmin GMR 24x HD 4kW 24" Radome
  • GSD 24 Sounder Module with Transducer
  • AIS600 Class B Transiever
  • GMI 20 Instrument Display
  • Garmin VHF 200 Radio
  • Garmin GHP 10 V Autopilot
  • Garmin G2 Vision Chart
  • ACR RCL 75 Spotlight with Remote
  • KVH M1 with receiver
  • Fusion Multi-Zone Stereo with SAT Radio
  • 12V Remote Control Spotlight
  • Volvo Active Corrosion


  • Single N Series Stidd helm chair
  • Volvo IPS Electronic Controls
  • Engine Start/Stop Control Panel
  • Volvo Penta Color Display (1) with:  tachometer w/ hour meter, engine temperature, engine oil pressure, transmission oil pressure, voltmeter, water-in-fuel warning, fuel remaining function, fuel consumption function, high-water temp and low oil pressure alarm
  • Triple windshield wipers with washers
  • Compass
  • Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blower and optional equipment
  • Stazo wood trimmed 16" steering wheel   


  • Elevated "U" settee to port with hi-gloss table and storage underneath
  • Mates "L" shaped settee forward, open to galley with stainless steel hand rail
  • Cabinet to starboard with storage and LED TV on manual lift
  • Teak and holly sole w/ sealer
  • Sound deadening headliner panels
  • Optional settee and table that converts to berth


  • L-shaped settee with pull out converts to double berth
  • Bookshelf outboard of settee
  • Extra large drawer handy to galley for large items
  • LED Television


  • Solid surface galley counter
  • Stainless steel sink with faucet
  • Drawers and storage lockers below counter
  • Lockers above cook stove
  • Two burner electric cook top
  • Compact stainless steel microwave oven
  • Stainless steel drawer style refrigerator / freezer
  • 12DC / 120 VAC


  • Spacious island berth layout with 5" mattress
  • 3/4" laminiated trim on berth top
  • Cherry hull ceilings
  • Drawers under bed with A/C return grills under drawers
  • Drawers in bureau w/ locker and shelf above and single louvered door
  • Upper enclosed shelves with storage behind
  • Locker face with two doors
  • Each door to access partitioned space with shelves in the aft two compartments
  • Large hanging locker to starboard, cedar lined with shelf and hangar pole
  • Open shelf above louvered door
  • Teak and holly sole with two coats of sealer
  • Soft headliner panels
  • Passageway door between galley and forward cabin
  • Divider between galley and stateroom with surface mounted 26" LED TV on manual lift.


  • Vessel sink with faucet
  • Tempered glass shower stall with seat
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Electric shower sump pump
  • Storage locker
  • Solid surface material countertop with bull nose
  • Towel bars
  • Wood trimmed mirror over sink
  • Ventilation blower


  • Varnished cherry interior finish
  • Screens on opening ports and hatches
  • Laminated wood trims on counters and shelves
  • Dovetailed maple drawer boxes
  • Main Salon Upholstery - Ultraleather in "Promessa Tusk"
  • Stidd Upholstery -  Ultraleather in "Promessa Tusk"
  • Lower Lounge Upholstery - Ultraleather on seat cushions "Promessa Tusk" with Sunbrella "Strata Oyster" on back cushions
  • Aft Seat Cushions - Sunbrella "Solana Seagull"
  • Corian (Galley and Head) - Witch Hazel


  • Volvo Penta IPS Helm
  • Lenco Auto Glide trim tab system



120 VAC Electrical System:

  • (2) 30A AC shore power inlets and (2) 50ft. cords
  • Galvanic Failsafe Isolator
  • 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 as appropriate
  • Xantrex 60 amp, 3-bank battery charger
  • Reverse cycle heat / air conditioning in (2) zones

12 VDC Electrical Distribution System:

  • (2) dedicated engine starting batteries
  • (2) 4D 210 Amp hour deep cycle ship's service batteries
  • Battery management panel including:   emergency crossover switch, remote control ship's power switch, remote control starting battery switch
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel w/ battery voltage gauge 
  • Lighting:    LED reading lights, LED lights in the overhead, LED strip lighting appropriate locations LED engine room lighting, cockpit courtesy lights w/ remote switch at transom
  • UL Listed Tinned wire throughout


  • Twin 150 USG rotomolded diesel fuel tanks
  • Racor fuel filters
  • 2" Diesel Deck Plate


  • Water capacity:   100 gallons
  • 11 gallon stainless steel hot water heater (110V) and engine heat exchanger
  • Hot & cold water pressure system (12V)


  •  40-Gallon Polyethylene holding tank
  • Jabsco Quiet Flush fresh water MSD
  • Diaphragm waste pump on holding tank


  • (4) Fire extinguishers at 2-1/2 lbs each
  • Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Marelon sea valves on all below waterline fittings
  • Bonding system to safeguard against galvanic corrosion
  • Automatic fire extinguishing discharge system with override
  • (3) Automatic 12V electric bilge pumps 
  • (3) High-water alarms for bilge


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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