This vessel is a well maintained example of the popular Sabre 38 Salon Express. Her hull is traditional Flag Blue gelcoat with contrasting white double boot stripe, and she has a dark red bottom. She benefits from the many of the improvements found on the later Sabre 38 Salon Express models, including the Volvo Glass Cockpit MFD integration, and Volvo Interceptor trim tabs, and Volvo DPS station keeping to name a few. She is reluctantly offered for sale by her second owners who would like to find a larger vessel for more distant cruising. Please be sure to click on the "View Full Specifications" tab for all of the details on this beautiful boat!
Model: 38 Salon Express
Location: West River US
Vessel Name:The Four Seas
Designer:Sabre Design Team
Make:Volvo Penta D4
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Draft - max:3.33 ft
Bridge Clearance:13.25 ft
Fresh Water Tank:100|gallon
Accommodations, Layout, and Vessel Notes
The Sabre 38 Salon Express offers her captain and crew a very open layout with excellent sight lines throughout. Built by skilled Maine craftsmen in a traditional blend of old-world style and elegance, while also enjoying the most modern features available on the market today, this 2018 example is an elegant vessel not to be missed.
Starting below in the master stateroom, you will find a comfortable island berth with custom mattress, storage below the berth and flanking either side of the stateroom as well. Hanging locker is to starboard with a nice blend of cabinet and drawer storage opposite to port. A motorized partition panel has a TV on the side facing the master berth, and it also doubles for additional privacy when needed.
Moving aft from the master brings you to the large head with separate shower to starboard. Access is either directly from the master stateroom or from a second door opposite the galley. The L-shaped galley is to port with double-drawer refrigerator, electric range, convection microwave oven, polished stainless steel sink, and Corian countertop. Storage abounds in many compartments and drawers.
Aft of the galley is the lower lounge area which can be made up into a double berth with privacy curtain if needed. Many owners report that this is a favorite spot to enjoy a good book in the evening. Optional hull port with shade offer visibility outside. Under the steps is the optional freezer and additional large storage area.
Stepping up from the lower lounge and galley bring you to the helm station on the starboard side. A single Stidd seat makes both short and long passages a pleasure. Opposite to port is the convertible mate seat. Depending on the desired configuration, it can have a small single seat (offering the dinette behind a larger seating area around the table), or it can be flipped around to have a large forward facing seat. Dinette table is just aft of this seat and offers either L or U-shaped seating depending on the designed configuration. This vessel has the optional salon table which converts to make an additional berth if desired. Below the seat there is additional storage and the infamous Sabre tool drawer.
Opposite is the entertainment center and storage area. TV is on a motorized lift, and there is storage for bar ware and other equipment.
Cockpit has both forward and rear facing seats, with the forward facing seats on an electric sliding mechanism to enhance cockpit space as needed, and the teak cockpit table slides with the seat. Storage can be found below all seats. Engine/machinery space is accessed by a large hatch in the cockpit sole.
Wide side decks afford easy passage with good handholds found throughout. Anchor forward is deployed and retrieved by a windlass, and the rode is stored below on centerline. Additional storage lockers are found on either side and are great for storing fenders, lines, and a wash down hose.
The Sabre 38 Salon Express offers a lot of features within her 38' length, and has been one of Sabre's most popular models for many years. This example has been meticulously maintained, stored indoors out of the water each winter, and is not to be missed!
Details from Sabre
The Sabre 38 Salon Express has a classic profile, energetic performance, precise controls, and low sound levels make the Sabre 38 Salon Express an icon of nautically sensible design. Pod drives and joystick controls provide masterful control, secure handholds wherever they are needed lend security and comfort, and 360-degree sightlines at the helm allow for optimal awareness while underway. All of these features wrapped up in classic Downeast lines make the Sabre 38 Salon Express “a boat that boaters recognize.”
The interior of the Sabre 38 Salon Express is an open design which suits a day’s outing with friends as easily as it does a longer cruise. Below, her galley, lower lounge, and master berth benefit from abundant daylight while providing a luxurious oasis for owners and guests. The roomy and versatile cockpit is the perfect outdoor space to compliment her equally clever salon.
Dark Hull Color - Flag Blue
Anti-skid color (fore & side deck, aft cockpit, recessed area on swim platform) - Beige
FRP molded electronics mast for hardtop
Fixed hull side portlight, port side only in lower lounge
Shade on optional hull port
Electric sunroof with shade/screen in lieu of two standard pilot hatches
Overhead cherry handrail-sunroof option
Kahlenberg two-trumpet horn
(1) additional 12V USB outlet in forward stateroom at fwd end of starboard side cabinet
Dimmers throughout the boat on all overhead lighting
Fusion marine stereo, Bluetooth with 4 speakers & wired remote
22" LED TV in lower lounge area
Inverter/Charger 2800 watt True Sine Wave with wired remote
(2) i2Systems courtesy lights, on the transom centered between the bottom of the transom step and the swim platform on both port and starboard sides. Install two additional on/off switches at each transom door, tied to the standard cockpit courtesy lights. Includes dimmer
Add 120VAC GFCI outlet in cockpit near starboard side rear corner, near shore power inlets
Reverse oil change system
Fresh water wash down forward
Salt water wash down system aft
Freezer in lower lounge (cushions 1" thinner)
All fridge in galley
Single Seagull water purifier at galley with separate spigot (added Spring 2021)
Custom mattress on master berth
Filler cushion and telescoping table base to create berth in main salon
Blinds and Curtains for Main Salon
Accord shades for all opening ports
Install trim on entertainment cabinet top matching the trim to the fwd cabin dresser
Custom Witch Hazel cutting board to fit aft of TV cover top to curved window frame. Put nonstick fabric on back of board
Build a liquor locker in the aft cabinet of the entertainment center to hold bottles and glasses
Add a cherry storage box for binoculars - forward of mate seat
Install a chart kit holder outboard of the helm seat
Install "ceiling panel" on aft bulkhead in lower lounge
Build (2) large drawers under forward berth (same size as bottom drawers) in lieu of standard top 3 drawers. Total of 4 drawers which match.
7.5KW Cummins Onan gen set with 82 hours on it (at time of listing).
Vessel decor and owners personal items are excluded from the sale.
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