SOLD | 2021 Sabre 48 Salon Express

(SOLD) 2021 Sabre 48 Salon Express | $1,395,000

"Tutorial" is an excellent example of the ever popular and versatile Sabre 48 Salon Express, meticulously maintained and fully equipped with all the right features.   

Notable features include:

  • Fresh Flag Blue Awlgrip Paint 
  • Volvo IPS 700's with extended warranties - 11/2025
  • SeaKeeper 6
  • Complete Garmin Electronics Package with auxiliary displays 
  • Second sonar with forward facing transducer
  • Freedom Lift with 2021 30hp. Walker Bay center console

This boat spent most of its life in fresh water on the Great Lakes. Currently stored inside, heated, and available to show anytime. 


  • Manufacturer:Sabre
  • Model: 48 Salon Express
  • Year: 2021
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Portland US
  • Vessel Name:Tutorial
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Sabre Design Team
  • Make:Volvo D-8
  • Model:IPS 700
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:975
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:550|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:3
  • Total Heads:2
  • Length:48 ft
  • Beam:15.33 ft
  • Draft - max:4.08 ft
  • Bridge Clearance:14.17 ft
  • Fuel Tank:263|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:160|gallon
  • Holding Tank:263|gallon



Steering SystemJoystick Control

Factory Options

Flag Blue hull (2024) with beige anti skid

Electric sunroof

FRP molded mast

Freedom Lift with 2021 Walker Bay center console dinghy with 30hp. outboard

Teak decking on swim platform and aft cockpit 

Release Marine high gloss teak cockpit table

Seakeeper 6 

Reverso oil change system

Single Seagull water purifier on ice maker and galley spigot

Fresh water wash down forward

Separate 3000W Inverter and 100A battery charger

2nd shore power inlet at bow with 25' cord

250' stainless steel anchor chain

Central-Vac with 2 outlets and 32' hose

Kahlenberg triple chrome horns  

Dual beam spotlight mounted on hardtop mast

Icemaker in cabinet below helm seats

Side by side W/D in utility space

Mattress and seat with back rest in utility space

Navigation Electronics

Factory Supplied (2) Garmin Volvo MFD's

Garmin Fantom Radar 50W with 4' Open Array

Airmar 220 WX Antenna

Airmar B60 Bronze Transducer

Garmin GSD25 Sonar Module

Garmin NMEA 2K GPS Antenna

Garmin 742XA 7" Display

Garmin Heading Sensor

Garmin VHF 315

Shakespeare 4' VHF Antenna

Garmin AIS 800 with GA38 AIS External Antenna

Garmin GHC20 Autopilot Head Display

GarminNetwork Camera

Optional AV Equipment

Shakespeare Swatch  Air Antenna


KVH TV3 Dummy Dome

(3) Direct TV Receivers

Fusion Black Box System with Bluetooth. Remote controls at helmand 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 


Standard Specifications


Deep "V" Planing hull design

14° deadrise at the transom, 23° deadrise amidships.

ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester backup resin.

Bottom, topsides and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glasswith Corecell SAN foam core.

Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core.

Resin Infused E-glass swim platform with the molded-in anti-skidsurtace.

Hull side rubbing strakes.

White PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap.

Painted (Urethane) double boot top. - Gold 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 withcompression 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

(1) 10"Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rodetie 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 forCQR or Delta anchor and "lunch hook."

Ouick anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type.

Teak flag staff and socket on taffrail.

Burgee staff on the bowpulpit

(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 wash down 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/ multiplespeed settings.

Windshield washers plumbed from the fresh water system.

Ritchie Compass.

Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine roomblowers, & bilge pumps.

Custom teak steering wheel w/ tilt helm &Sabre logo.

Twin Stidd N Series helm seats mounted on a cherry cabinet

NMEA 2000 backbone



Twin Volvo-Penta IPS 700 inboard propulsion system, 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-115 Amp 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.

12V DC USB chargers at helm and in all cabins


120V AC Electrical System

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 & 70ft. 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 inthe forward cabin,

-One 10k BTU in the master cabin

- One 16k BTU in the galley

- One 24k BTU in the main salon.



Island berth athwartship layout with 9" foam mattress andaminated 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

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

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 tileaccent 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.


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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