SOLD | 2014 Sabre 48 Salon Express

(SOLD) 2014 Sabre 48 Salon Express

2014 Sabre 48 Salon Express, stored indoors at River Forest for 6 months during the summer months, powered with Cummins 550hp QSC8.3L. Extended warranties through November 2018 on the Zeus pods. Additional equipment includes Onan generator, Freedom Lift, dinghy/motor, Flag Blue hull, 3000W inverter, Garmin (2) chartplotter package, Fusion stereo system, split utility room / 3rd cabin layout with washer/dryer, custom mattresses in all berths, plus many more custom features.

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  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 48 Salon Express
  • Year: 2014
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Fort Myers US
  • Vessel Name:The Maine Event
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Kevin Burns
  • Make:Cummins
  • Model:QSC 8.3L 550hp
  • Engines(s):1
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:
  • Total Cabins:3
  • Total Berths:3
  • Total Heads:2
  • Length:48 ft
  • Beam:15.33 ft
  • Draft - max:3.75 ft
  • Fuel Tank:525|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:160|gallon
  • Holding Tank:525|gallon



Dealer, Factory and Custom Options

  • FRP molded mast, separate radar platform & satellite pads for sedan hardtop
  • Teak decking on swim platform
  • Teak decking in aft cockpit including steps
  • Inverter/charger 3000 watt true sine wave with remote control
  • Beam central vac system with (2) outlets and a 32' expandable hose
  • Dark hull color - Flag Blue
  • Anti-Skid color (fore & side deck) - Beige
  • Accord shades on opening ports
  • Reverso Oil Change system
  • Freedom Lift
  • Kahlnberg triple chrome horns
  • Kahlenberg horn controller M-485A
  • Hot and cold transom shower
  • Sal water wash down fore and aft
  • Fresh water wash down forward
  • Shore water inlet
  • Galley
  • Install solid cherry doors on cabinet aft of galley sink in lieu of standard. Install wood shelf with fiddle half way up in cabinet. Keep the standard lighting
  • Add a door on the small cabinet forward of galley sink. Open up opening as wide and tall as possible, & remove fiddle. Keep the standard light
  • Build flat bottom in locker under cook top
  • Main Salon & Interior
  • Move double SS cup holder from Nav desk area and install outboard of mate seat (port) on window edge
  • Add single SS cup holder outboard of joystick
  • Increase main salon armrest another 4'' in height on both settees. Includes third armrest on forward end starboard extended settee
  • Install a fixed fiddle on forward end of nav desk the same length and location as hinge on fwd end of cover. Add another fixed fiddle between the chart and TV covers 32" length. Fiddle should end at the end of the nav desk cover. No inboard filled
  • Add a stainless handrail on vertical surface of the helm pod on the return section and a stainless one on the athwartships section of the vertical surface of the pod (ala CC005 except in Stainless). Delete std cherry hand rail replaced with SS handrail covered with Ultra-Leather
  • Add two cherry drop in boxes on port side of helm pod face one on top of the other. Top one to be rectangular with inside opening 6H"x8W"x10"D. Make the bottom cherry box as large as possible and install the std 12V outlet in this box
  • Replace standard single helm chair with two STIDD 500N-FA fixed height mounted on a cabinet. Cabinet top to be Hi-Gloss finish. STIDD seats only slide fore/aft, no height adjustment or swivel. Set in position 2" aft of the standard pedestal location now. Underside of STIDD seat frame to be 28" above sole. Install STIDD foot rests on the fwd face of the cabinet. Cabinet under seats to have an ice-maker
  • Reconfigure the galley air conditioning system to be the forward salon system. Increase size to 16K BTU. Add supply grill to top of chart table and tee some air to galley and utility space. Control panel is mounted next to existing salon control
  • Master Cabin & Head
  • Install a 26" TV with separate DVD in Master Stateroom. Install TV 47" from cabin sole
  • Install a tall mirror recessed (no frame) into the bulkhead behind master head shoji door
  • Silver Birch Corian counter and Glacier White sink in master head in lieu of cherry counter and vessel sink w/ vessel faucet. Add 3'' Silver Birch fiddle behind sink
  • Guest Cabin & Head
  • Head cabinet to be 1/2 fully open and the another 1/2 to have shelf with fiddle
  • Installed second cherry towel rack on inside of door, location 10'' below top of door
  • Exterior
  • Two 12" stern cleats on coaming cap behind cockpit seat backrest, one on either side of the center rail stanchion
  • Delete standard teak toe rails. Install Skene chocks to forward cleats, same chocks as used on the SL47. Install 24" rub strakes at the 4 midship cleats. The strakes to be notched around the cleat bases
  • Install fresh water spigot in engine room
  • Shelf above house battery bank with fiddles on all four sides, rubber material base and removable
  • Mechanical
  • Relocate windshield washer fluid to more accessible location in engine room near water heater & water pump on the bulkhead
  • Plumbing
  • Single Seagull water purifier on at galley sink with spigot with y-connection to ice-maker
  • Utility Room
  • Washer/dryer combo installed in crew cabin to starboard with custom bureau to port. Make a washer/dryer cabinet to cover sides and top only, no door. Make top of washer/dryer cabinet a continuous cherry top across custom tall bureau. Washer/dryer sits down on FRP next to berth. Install standard crew cabin mirror behind units and move CO detector and switches to other location
  • Install 120V outlet inside chart storage locker, with notch in cover, aft and outboard, for opening for wires to pass through, no thumb hole
  • Custom utility room with berth, workbench w/3 drawers and pantry with adjustable shelves
  • Dealer Options
  • Ocean LED underwater lights - blue
  • Custom 7" Latex with 2" pillow top mattress in master and guest staterooms, crafted by Portland Mattress Makers
  • Custom 7" Latex mattress for utility room, crafted by Portland Mattress Makers
  • Garmin Electronics Package - Two 15" Color multi-function displays, 4' open array 4kW radar, depth sounder w/ bronze thru-hull, VHF radio w/ 8' Antenna, CMD Zeus autopilot with full integration, SkyHook
  • Fusion 700 stereo w/ 4 speakers and two remote control pads
  • Canvas Package - windshield cover, cockpit seat covers, stern cover, cockpit awning
  • AB 10 VS with 20hp Tohatsu four stroke, electric start, tilt trim


  • Main Salon cushions - Promessa Linen Ultra-Leather
  • STIDD Captain Chairs - Promessa Linen Ultra-Leather
  • Mate's Raised Lounge Seat - Promessa Linen Ultra-Leather
  • Cockpit Cushions - Topside Indigo Sunbrella
  • Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches
  • Ocean Air pleated blinds on side windows and side door
  • Drapes on aft curved windows
  • Dovetailed, varnished maple drawer boxes
  • Varnished cherry interior finish

Main Salon

  • “L” settee to starboard, 5” foam cushions, with storage and Sabretool drawer under.
  • High Gloss finished table with hi-low pedestal and angled slide mechanism. Lowers to coffee table height.
  • Entertainment unit to port including: flat screen LCD TV 26” on lift with DVD player
  • Sound deadening, soft headliner panels.
  • Raised mates L-shaped settee to port of helm chair
  • Stainless steel bi-fold door to cockpit
  • Electrically operated window aft of L-settee
  • Swing door at helm to starboard side deck
  • Deep chart table forward of L-settee

Master Stateroom

  • Spacious island berth athwartship layout with laminated trim
  • Hull side deadlight over head board
  • Shoji style passageway and closet doors
  • Shoji style portlight screen panels
  • Cherry hull ceilings
  • Drawers under berth and in bulkhead aft of berth
  • (2) hanging lockers fore and aft of bed
  • LED flat screen TV and DVD player
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels
  • Pocket door to master head compartment

Master Head

  • Private access from master stateroom
  • Custom tile in WC and shower sole
  • Glass vessel style sink
  • High gloss finish over solid cherry counter
  • Vanity cabinet below sink
  • Storage outboard
  • Mirror above vanity, cherry framed
  • Separate shower stall with clear bi-fold enclosure and glass tile accent wall within
  • Electric shower sump pump
  • Deck hatch with blind/screen overhead
  • Ventilation blower
  • Stainless steel towel bars

Guest Stateroom

  • Spacious island berth, with laminated trim
  • Cherry hull ceilings
  • Drawers under berth
  • Storage lockers, drawers and shelves
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels
  • Pocket door to passageway
  • Private access to forward head and shower

Guest Head

  • Stainless steel under mount sink
  • 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 bars
  • Soap dispenser
  • Cherry wood trimmed mirror over sink
  • Ventilation blower


  • Solid surface galley counter top
  • Stainless steel under mount sink with cover and pull-out faucet
  • Stainless steel under mount prep sink with cover
  • Soap dispenser
  • Isotherm stainless steel stand-up refrigeration/freezer
  • Two burner electric cook top
  • Convection microwave with stainless steel face
  • Drawers and storage lockers below counter
  • Built-in waste basket. Recycle bin below steps


  • Modified Deep ?V? Planing hull design, with shallow pod drivetunnels
  • 14 deadrise at transom, 23 deadrise amidships
  • ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester back-up resin
  • Bottom, topsides and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glasswith Airex C70 foam core
  • Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core
  • Bulkheads vacuum-bagged biaxial E-glass with polypropylenehoneycomb core
  • Molded E-glass swim platform with molded-in anti-skid surface
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • Painted (IMRON) double boot top
  • Gold recessed cove stripe

Deck Hardware

  • 1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system
  • (8) 12” Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 mid ship, 2 in aft cockpit)
  • (1) 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchorrode tie off
  • (4) Custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks
  • (2) Custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward
  • (2) Custom folding stainless steel mooring cleats aft
  • Bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 44# CQR or Delta anchor and “lunch hook”
  • Quick anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type
  • Flag staff and socket on aft seat rails
  • Burgee staff on bow pulpit
  • (6) Low Profile stainless steel hatches w/screens
  • (6) Custom stainless steel opening port lights
  • Teak cabin side eye-brow
  • Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” medallion

Deck and Hardtop

  • ISO NPG gelcoat
  • VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core
  • Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces
  • Bi Fold aft salon door to port
  • Sliding windows in salon on cabin sides
  • Electric opening window 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/engine room access hatch in cockpit sole withcompression latches

12VDC Electrical Systems

  • Two AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries
  • Three 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
  • Lighting: - St. Maarten amber cabin reading lights, LED lights in the overheads throughout cabin, bar lighting in appropriate locations, fluorescent engine room lighting, cockpit courtesy lights

120VAC Electrical Systems

  • Onan 11.5 kw generator including: interface to Cummins Vessel View display, dedicated start battery, water lift muffler, cooling water intake strainer, sound shield, transfer switch
  • 50amp shore power service with Glendinning Cablemaster & 50 ft. cord
  • BlueSeas electrical panel, AC/DC with multi-meters
  • Fail safe galvanic isolator
  • Digital AC system monitor
  • 120V GFCI protected outlets in each cabin and engine room
  • 50amp, 3-bank battery charger
  • Reverse cycle heat/ air conditioning in (5) zones
  • 3000W inverter/charger for house

Helm Station

  • Cummins DTS single lever electronic controls
  • 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, engineroom blower and optional equipment
  • Stazo 400mm custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm and Sabre logo
  • Stidd single helm seat with Ultraleather fabric


  • Twin Cummins QSC 8.3 550 hp electronic, fresh water-cooled engines
  • Twin CMD Zeus 3800 pod drives, with integrated steering and trim
  • 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

Fuel System

  • (2) 250 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard
  • Racor fuel filters with water in fuel senders
  • (2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates

Steering and Trim Systems

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

Fresh Water Systems

  • Water capacity 160 gals
  • Stainless steel, 20 gal. 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

Waste Water Systems

  • Polyethylene holding tank with 70 gallon capacity
  • Jabsco Quiet Flush fresh water MSD in guest head
  • Tecma Eco MSD in master head
  • Diaphragm waste pump on holding tank


  • Single Kahlenberg chrome trumpet horn with compressor
  • Fire extinguishers, (5) 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 spacewith override
  • (3) Automatic 12V electric bilge pumps
  • (3) high water switches and alarm

Steering SystemJoystick Control

Additional Units Included

  • 2010 AB Inflatable VS10

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