SOLD | 2017 Sabre 48 Salon Express

(SOLD) 2017 Sabre 48 Salon Express


Built for an architect, Barchetta was thoughtfully customized for practical usage but with many aesthetic upgrades.  She offers all the performance and accommodations for which the 48 Salon Express has become famous, but with thougttful touches and edits that brought simplicity and refinement.  A partial list include the following:

  • Smoke white (very light gray) hull with Sport Yacht White decks
  • Deleted teak toe rail 
  • Customized drawer and cabinet fronts for a modern, sleeker feel
  • Louvered doors and cabinets 
  • Lowered seat backs throughout salon which produced more comfortable seating, better line of sight and modern low profile look
  • Oversized hardware
  • Recessed sink in galley with insert
  • Fresh looking white Corian counter tops

Notable options factory and dealer options include:

  • 22” Garmin Displays
  • Freedom Lift
  • Retracting sunroof in salon
  • Drawer refrigeration in salon
  • Extensive audio visual package
  • Central Vacuum
  • Inverter

 "Barchetta," Italian for little boat, offers a modern look, yet still looks like a boat, not a space craft.


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 48 Salon Express
  • Year: 2017
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Glen Cove US
  • Vessel Name:Barchetta
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Design Team
  • Make:Cummins
  • Model:QSC 8.3
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:705
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:550|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:3
  • Total Heads:3
  • Length:48 ft
  • Beam:15.33 ft
  • Draft - max:3.75 ft
  • Bridge Clearance:14.17 ft
  • Fuel Tank:525|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:160|gallon
  • Holding Tank:525|gallon



Steering SystemJoystick Control

Factory Options

Light Hull  Color

Anti-Skid  Color  {For& Side Deck} SMOKE WHITE

Reverso Oil Change System

Freedom Lift Dingy Lift System

Single Seagull Water Purifier on Cold Water Plumed Spigot

Fresh Water Wash Down

KW AC Unit for the Utility Room

Inverter/ Charger 3000 Watt Sine Wave with remote Control

Underwater LED light Package (3) at Transom

Beam Central Vac System (2) Outlets and a 32' Expandable Hose

Searchlight Dual Beam Mounted on Hard Top Mast

Draw Refrigerator in Cabinet Below helm seats.

Electric Sunroof with Sunscreen

Fiberglass Molded Mast & Separate Radar Platform for Sedan Hardtop

Teak Decking in Aft Cockpit Including Steps

Kahlenberg Triple Chrome Horns

Custom Seat Backs in  the Main salon and Dinette

Custom Cabinetry Throughout Boat

Recess Cooktop in galley with Coran Cover

Ultraleather  upholstery Main Salon

Custom Main Salon 45" Long Table with Folding Leaf

Glacier White Corian Coubter with radius Corian White undermount Sink in Master Head

All Shower glass panels in both heads Frosted Privacy Glass

9" Latex Supreme Mattress in FWD Cabin

Ultraleather  upholstery on Crew Cabin seat

Utility Room Crew Quarters Mattress with Ultraleather  Seat and Backrest cushions.

Teak and Holly Floor






Navigation and Audio Visual Electronics

2 Garmin 8622  22' MFD (One of only two built with these large screens)

1 Garmin GMR Phantom 4 Radar

2 Garmin Gmi 20 Display

1 Garmin AIS 600

1 GarminGSD24 with B117 XDCR

1 Garmin GXM 52 Weather

1 Icom M506 with Remote Mic & 2-8' VHF Antenna & Hailer Horn

1 KVH TV5 with GPS and Autoskew, TV Dummy Dome and 2 Directv Receivers with Remote Kits

1 ACR 2842 RLB37 Epirb

Garmin GPS 19 X pi83 Antenna

Sound System:   

1 Infinity Powered  Sub  3 Sets 7.7" Signature Series 2 DA 41400 4 Channel AMP

1 Fusion Powered Sub

1 10" Sound Bar






1 Icom M506 with Remote MIC


  • Modern planning V-Hull
  • VIP Resin infused laminate
  • SAN Corecell foam coring
  • Knitted bi-axial structural reinforcements
  • Foam/Plywood stringer system
  • Swim platform with under mounted ladder
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • LP painted boot strip
  • Gold cove stripe


  • VIP resin infused laminate
  • Molded in anti-skid surfaces
  • Anodized Aluminum framed windows
  • Helm deck door to starboard side deck
  • Large diameter stainless steel perimeter rails
  • Herreshoff  bow and spring cleats
  • Horn style aft mooring cleats
  • Low profile stainless steel opening hatches with shades and screens
  • Low profile pilot hatches in hard top
  • Stainless steel anchor roller
  • L-shaped cockpit seating with folding, high gloss table


  • Cummins QSC 8.3 550hp engines with pod drives
  • Cummins electronic controls and Smartcraft display
  • Joy stick for low speed maneuvering
  • Triple windshield wipers with washers
  • Reverse cycle heat and air conditioning
  • Zeus automatic trim tab system
  • Anchor windlass with rope/chain gipsy


  • 50 Amp shore power cord with cord reel
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Illuminated circuit breaker panel at galley steps
  • 120v outlets throughout interior and in engine room
  • Galley and head receptacles are GFI protected
  • (2) Group 31 AGM Dedicated engine start batteries
  • (3) Group 4D AGM house batteries
  • LED overhead and reading lights
  • 60 Amp 3-bank battery charger
  • Tinned wire used throughout


  • Polyethylene 160usg. water tank
  • 20usg stainless steel hot water tank
  • Stainless sink in galley
  • Vessel sink in head
  • Fresh water flush MSD w/holding tank and macerator
  • Shower stall in head with tempered glass door
  • Solid surface material and galley and head countertops
  • Marelon sea valves on all below waterline fittings
  • (3) bilge pumps with high water alarms

Salon / Helm Deck

  • Stidd 500N series helm seat and Stazo wood steering wheel
  • Ultraleather wrap on helm/ navigation pod
  • Port side settee slides to expose utility space below
  • Optional crew quarters below main salon deck
  • L-settee to starboard with elegant high gloss inlaid table
  • Mates lounge forward with chart locker
  • 32” LED Television on lift
  • Stainless steel aft bulkhead with bi-fold door
  • Electrically operated drop down window to starboard
  • Curved safety glass windows in aft corners


  • Solid surface countertop
  • Stainless steel sink and faucet
  • Convection microwave oven
  • Ceramic two burner cook top
  • Stainless steel fridge with freezer compartment
  • Storage in galley lockers
  • Fixed deadlight in hull over galley counter
  • Opening stainless steel portlight over galley


  • Master stateroom amidships with queen size island berthGuest cabin forward with queen sized island berth
  • Master head with glass vessel sink, ceramic tile sole
  • Deadlight in hull side over master berth headboard
  • Master shower stall with glass divider and glass tile decor
  • Abundant hanging and drawer storage throughout
  • Shoji style passageway doors to master and master head
  • LED televisions
  • Guest/day head with circular shower enclosure
  • Large overhead hatches and opening portlights
  • Reverse cycle heat and air conditioning

Manufacturer Provided Description

As an early adopter of pod drive systems, Sabre Yachts has a clear understanding of how these revolutionary drives can best be used to increase efficiency, maximize ease of operation and owner confidence. The all-new Sabre 48 Salon Express is our fifth pod driven model and she takes full advantage of this technology in both her performance and in her interior accommodation plan.

The 48's traditional exterior profile belies the contemporary performances of her vee-hull. She cruises at 27 knots and at wide open throttle she'll attain more than 32 knots. With the Zeus pod drive system, turns at speed are as exciting as they are in a fine sports car but perhaps even more exhilarating is the quiet that one experiences at cruise speeds. Less than 75 Dba makes her one of the quietest motoryachts available today. The joystick and Skyhook operations give every Captain the confidence to dock her in the most difficult of circumstances.

Her raised cockpit sole brings together the social aspects of the cockpit and main salon and the aft end of the house opens up fully to connect the spaces. Her main salon offers ample seating surfaces for entertaining or simply relaxing to read or enjoy the standard entertainment systems. While underway the raised settee to port of the Stidd helm chair is a perfect place for the crew to enjoy the ride. And when docking, a standard side deck door serves her helmsman and crew, well. The two cabin, two head layout is supplemented by a mechanical space forward of the engine room. Optionally, this space can be laid out as a crew quarters with berth and head unit.

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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