SOLD | 2020 Sabre 48 Salon Express

(SOLD) 2020 Sabre 48 Salon Express



The JacFalCon is an exceptional, late-model, example of Sabre's venerable 48 Salon Express.  She was built to the discriminating specifications of five-time Sabre owners!  No detail has been overlooked in the build, commissioning and maintenance of this vessel.  

Vessel highlights include:

  • Volvo IPS 700's with Active Ride
  • Volvo Extended Warranty through May 2025 on engines, pods, trim tabs, helm, Garmin MFD displays, props, controls and all Volvo supplied propulsion equipment
  • Awlgrip Claret Red Hull
  • Hydraulic Swim Platform with Recessed Chocks
  • Volvo Active Ride
  • Custom Galley Layout
  • Scissor Berth in Forward Cabin
  • Modified Utility Space with Additional Refrigeration, Combo Washer/Dryer and Additional Berth
  • Low Hours & Lightly Cruised
  • Cockpit Grill cabinet with Sink and Storage
  • Sure Shade/Silent Glide Electric Cockpit Shade

She has only been used as a New England boat, and has spent more months of her life in heated indoor storage than in the elements!  JacFalCon will not disappoint.  

Easy to see at our docks in West River, Maryland

DiMillo's Yacht Sales the leader in sales of pre-owned Sabre Yachts.   We offer full service in all of our locations and we will make the process of buying and owning your Sabre a pleasant and enjoyable one.

Interested in spending the winter south, please inquire about our delivery service.  


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 48 Salon Express
  • Year: 2020
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: West River US
  • Vessel Name:JacFalCon
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Design Team
  • Make:Volvo
  • Model:Penta
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:550|horsepower
  • Total Heads:2
  • Length:48 ft
  • Beam:15.33 ft
  • Draft - max:4.08 ft
  • Bridge Clearance:14.17 ft
  • Fuel Tank:525|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:160|gallon
  • Holding Tank:525|gallon



Factory Decor Selections

  • Hull Color: Awlgrip Claret Red
  • Boot Top Color: Sport Yacht White
  • Cove Stripe: Silver
  • Deck Color: Sport Yacht White
  • Anti-Skid Color: Smoke Chevy
  • Swim Platform Color: Sport Yacht White w/ Smoke Chevy
  • Engine: Volvo D8 IPS 700, 550 hp
  • Galley Corian: Venaro White
  • Master Head & Sink: Venaro White Corian with Glacier White Sink
  • Guest Head Corian: Venaro White
  • Master Head Sole Tile Color: Storm Gray Hexagon w/ Silver Grout #27
  • Guest Head Sole Tile Color: Storm Gray Hexagon w/ Silver Grout #27
  • Main Salon Fabric: U/L Propeller
  • STIDD Seat Fabric: U/L Propeller
  • Mate's Lounge Fabric: U/L Propeller
  • Utility Room Fabric: S/B Chartres Storm
  • Aft Cockpit Fabric: Perennials Silky Platinum 685-207
  • Main Salon Curtain Fabric: Greenhouse 97869 White

Factory Options including Custom Options


  • Dark Hull Color
  • Anti-Skid Color (fore & side decks, aft cockpit and recessed area of swim platform)

Exterior & Deck

  • FRP molded mast & separate radar platform for sedan hardtop
  • Sureshade color to be Oyster
  • Delete standard teak toe rails.  Install 9'' Skene chocks to forward cleats.  Install the 4 midship cleats on the molded cleat pads in the deck.  Do not install rub strakes.
  • Flush-mount pop-up dinghy chocks installed in the hydraulic swim platform
  • Release Marine high gloss teak cockpit table
  • Grill cabinet with grill and sink.  Add 120VAC outlet inside the cabinet
  • Custom Perennials fabric in cockpit
  • Hydraulic swim platform using SeaLift in lieu of GHS
  • Electric sunroof with sunscreen in lieu of standard two(2) pilot hatches


  • Reverso Oil Change System
  • Single Seagull water purifier on galley cold water plumbed to separate spigot
  • Fresh water wash down aft
  • Shore water inlet
  • Salt water wash down forward


  • 2nd Shorepower inlet at bow with 25 foot cord set
  • Kahlenberg triple chrome horns
  • Install 120VAC outlet outboard of washer/dryer cabinet in utility room (There is a STD one in there)
  • Install 12V/USB charger in utility room. Inboard of the washer/dryer near the shelf.
  • Central vac system with (2) outlets and a 32' expandable hose

Forward Cabin & Head

  • Scissor berth in fwd cabin. Fabric to be S/B Chartres Storm 45864-0051
  • Fwd head cabinet to be 1/2 fully open and the another 1/2 to have shelf with fiddle.
  • Install second cherry towel rack on inside of door, location 10'' below top of door

Master Stateroom & Head

  • Venaro White Corian counter with radius and Glacier Corian under mount sink in master head in lieu of cherry counter and vessel sink with vessel
  • faucet. Add 3" matching Corian fiddle behind sink.
  • Delete standard master cabin mattress and install 10" Eastport mattress
  • Delete soap dispenser from the master head


  • Add a door on the small cabinet forward of galley sink. Remove fiddle and leave open inside.      
  • Custom Galley Arrangement.  Delete the standard refrigerator.  Install a 2 drawer refrigerator/freezer unit in that space. Carry the countertop into that area.  Install light and a 120VAC outlet.                         
  • Delete soap dispenser from the galley                                                   

Main Salon                                                     

  • Notch nav desk cover aft and outboard for opening and for wires to pass through, no thumbhole  
  • Move double SS cup holder from Nav desk area and install outboard of mate seat (port) on window edge. Owner understands that this might interfere in lowering blinds.                                    
  • Add single SS cup holder outboard of joystick.                                                   
  • Increase two std main salon armrests another 4'' in height on both settees                
  • Drawer fridge in cabinet below helm seats. No freezer in unit.                                                     

Utility Space                                                   

  • In Utility Room install Splendide model #2100XC combo washer/dryer with enclosed white pionite cabinet with cherry trim, no door over washer/dryer. Utility cabinet (white with cherry trim) to port with adjustable shelves inside.  Washer/Dryer sits down on FRP & inboard next to berth. White top to cabinet with cherry trim.  Mirror above cabinet.  Outlets, AC control, etc to be relocated. NOTE: No notch in mattress.                                                       
  • Utility Room Mattress & Seat Cushions (no back rest cushions)                                                  
  • Build in a Vitrifrigo refrigerator/refrigerator drawer below the workbench to stbd, storage on port side behind a door 
  • Install cherry stair treads on Utility room stairs.

Dealer Options

  • Volvo Active Ride
  • Custom Canvas - Windshield Cover
  • Custom Canvas Sunbrella Charcoal Gray- Aft Cockpit Seat Covers
  • Custom Canvas Sunbrella Charcoal Gray- Aft Cockpit Table Cover
  • Custom Canvas Sunbrella Charcoal Gray - Stern Flag Cover & Burgee Cover
  • Grab handles center of cabin roof for climbing on hardtop
  • Small flag pole holder on cabin top rear
  • Install line holder in starboard anchor locker
  • Install flat floor areas in 3 bilges (galley and master) for storage
  • Install 10' of Stainless Steel chain at anchor
  • Install Makeup mirror in master head
  • **Note that the artwork does not convey

Additional Electronics

  • Garmin GSD 25
  • Airmar Transducer
  • Airmar Depth/Temp Ducer
  • Garmin GMR Fantom 54
  • Garmin Data Card Reader
  • Garmin VHF & Hailer
  • (2) 3' VHF Antenna
  • Glomex TV Antenna

Standard Factory Specifications


  • Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design
  • 14º deadrise at the transom, 23º deadrise amidships
  • ISO NPG white gelcoat w/ vinylester backup resin
  • Bottom, topsides and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with Corecell SAN foam core
  • Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core
  • Resin Infused E-glass swim platform with the molded-in anti-skid surface
  • Hull side rubbing strakes
  • White PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • Painted (Urethane) double boot top
  • Silver recessed cove stripe        


  • ISO NPG gelcoat
  • VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core
  • Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces
  • Companionway door to port
  • Sliding windows in the salon on cabin sides
  • Electric opening window in salon aft bulkhead
  • Hinged access door to side deck at the helm
  • Flush, outward opening, transom door with latch
  • Anchor locker with slam latch
  • Large lazarette/engine room access hatch in cockpit sole with compression latches
  • Integrated Sure Shade system over cockpit


  • 1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system
  • (6) 12” Stainless steel cleats: two forward, four mid ship
  • (2) Stainless steel bollard cleats aft
  • (2) Stainless 12” cleats on cockpit coaming on centerline
  • 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rode tie off
  • (4) Custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks
  • (2) Custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward
  • Custom stainless steel bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 44# CQR or Delta anchor and “lunch hook”
  • Quick anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type
  • Teak flag staff and socket on taffrail
  • Burgee staff on the bow pulpit
  • (6) Low Profile stainless steel hatches w/screens
  • (6) Custom stainless steel opening port lights
  • Teak toe rails
  • Teak cabin-side eyebrow
  • Teak table in cockpit
  • Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” logo
  • Raw water washdown system at the bow


  • Hinged access door to starboard side deck
  • Dual Volvo-Garmin 8617 Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) w/ Separate SD Card Readers
  • Volvo-Penta Autopilot w/ Joystick Driving
  • Volvo-Penta IPS Plus Joystick Controller on Stidd Armrest
  • Twin Lever Shift & Throttle Control (EVC-E) w/ Single Lever & Cruise Control Software
  • Triple windshield wipers w/ multiple speed settings
  • Windshield washers plumbed from the fresh water system
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blowers, & bilge pumps
  • Custom teak steering wheel w/ tilt helm & Sabre logo
  • Twin Stidd N Series helm seats w/ Ultraleather® fabric mounted on a cherry cabinet
  • NMEA 2000 backbone


  • Twin Volvo-Penta IPS 700 inboard propulsion systems w/ 24v electric shift transmissions & NiBrAl P-series duo-props
  • Tier III emission certified
  • Pleasure craft rated VP D8, 550mhp @ 2900rpm engines
  • Integrated fresh water heat exchanger cooling system
  • 24v-110Amp alternator each engine
  • Extra 12v-115Amp alternator
  • Volvo-Penta 900mm Interceptor trim system w/ auto trim
  • Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)
  • Active Corrosion Protection system (ACP)
  • Volvo-Penta Clear Wake Exhaust bypass system (EVC controlled)
  • Groco raw water intake strainers & safety sea valves
  • Engine room blower & vent ducts
  • Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid
  • Gloss white engine room
  • Gloss white painted engines
  • Mylar-faced foam noise barrier 


  • (2) 263 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • (2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates


  • (4) AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries
  • (3) AGM 4D deep cycle ship's service batteries
  • (1)   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
  • High output LED lights in the overhead
  • LED strip lighting in appropriate locations
  • LED engine room lighting
  • Tri-color lights over helm station, red, white blue
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • Marine-grade, tinned wire throughout
  • 12VDC USB chargers at helm and in all cabins


  • Onan 13.5 kW generator including:
    • Onan E series display
    • Dedicated start battery
    • Water drop muffler
    • Cooling water intake strainer
    • Sound shield
    • Transfer switch
  • 50A shore power service with Glendinning Cablemaster & 70 ft. cord
  • Isolation transformer
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel
  • Digital AC system monitor
  • 120V GFCI protected outlets in each cabin and engine room
  • 50amp, 3-bank battery charger
  • Reverse cycle heat/air conditioning with 4 zones. One 10k BTU in the forward cabin, one 10k BTU in the master cabin, one 16k BTU in the galley and one 24k BTU in the main salon. Optional 6k BTU in crew quarters.


  • Island berth athwartship layout with 9” foam mattress and aminated trim
  • Hull side deadlight overhead 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
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels
  • Sliding door to master head compartment 


  • Private access from master stateroom
  • Custom tile in WC and shower sole
  • Glass vessel style sink
  • High gloss finish over the 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
  • Opening port to side deck
  • Deck hatch with blind/screen overhead
  • Ventilation blower
  • Stainless steel towel bars


  • Spacious island berth, with 6” mattress and laminated trim
  • Cherry hull ceilings
  • Drawers under berth, A/C return grille beside
  • Storage lockers, drawers, and shelves
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels
  • Private access to the forward head and shower


  • 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 the sink
  • Ventilation blower


  • Solid surface counter top
  • Stainless steel under mount sink with cover and pull-out faucet
  • Soap dispenser
  • Isotherm stainless steel stand-up refrigerator (top) and freezer
  • Touch control induction cooktop
  • Convection microwave with stainless steel face
  • Drawers and storage lockers below the counter
  • Built-in waste basket. Recycle bin below steps.


  • Fusion Black Box System with Bluetooth. Remote controls at helm and cockpit, four speakers: two in the main salon, two in the cockpit.
  • 10” Kicker Subwoofer
  • 10” Kicker Amplifier
  • 32” LED TV in the main salon
  • 32” LED TV in the master stateroom
  • 24” LED TV in the forward stateroom
  • HDMI cables run from each TV to the guest stateroom aft, below the helm


  • “L” settee to starboard, 5” foam cushions, with storage and Sabre tool drawer beneath
  • High Gloss finished table with hi-low pedestal and angled slide mechanism; lowers to coffee table height
  • Sound deadening, soft headliner panels
  • Raised mates L-shaped settee to port of helm
  • Hinged stainless steel door to cockpit
  • Electrically operated window aft of L-settee
  • Deep chart table forward of L settee seat port
  • Fiddles at nav station


  • Varnished cherry interior finish
  • Screens on all opening ports
  • Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches
  • Ocean Air pleated blinds on side windows and side door
  • Drapes on curved aft windows
  • Accord shades on opening ports except for the master stateroom
  • Sabre offered fabric and Corian décor package
  • Dovetailed, varnished maple drawer boxes 


  • Water capacity 160 gals
  • Stainless steel, 20-gallon water heater operates on 110-VAC
  • Temperature control valve on hot water supply
  • Hot and cold water pressure system 12V with dual pumps
  • Fresh water spigot in the engine room
  • Transom shower, hot and cold
  • Shore water inlet with a filter


  • Polyethylene holding tank with a 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 space with override
  • (3) Automatic 12V electric bilge pumps
  • (3) High water switches and alarm


  • Work space below salon with work bench, drawers, and shelves
  • Optional crew quarters with 6” berth mattress and head unit available in this space

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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