Sabre 48 Salon Express

Boat Tests


Builder: Sabre Yachts

Model: Sabre 48 Salon Express

Model Year: 2012

Boat Type: Down East

Cabins 1 master, 1 guest

LOA: 47'6"

Beam: 15'4"

Draft: 3'9"

Weight: 34,700 lbs. (dry)

Standard Power: 2/550-mhp Cummins MerCruiser Diesel QSC8.3-550s

Optional Power: none

Fuel Capacity: 500 gal.

Water Capacity: 160 gal.

Layout Diagram

Sabre 48 Salon Express layout diagram


SmartCraft DTS electronic controls w/ Cummins MerCruiser Diesel joystick
Kahlenberg air horn
Stazo custom steering wheel
Stidd helmseat (w/ UltraLeather upholstery)
Ritchie compass
Isotherm refrigerator
Seaward Gourmet two-burner cooktop
Tecma Eco MSD (master head)
ITT Jabsco Quiet Flush MSD (guest head)
St. Maarten reading lights
11.5kW Onan genset
2/Group 31 AGM batteries (engine start)
3/4D AGM batteries (house)
1/Group 27 AGM battery (genset)
20-amp. Xantrex Trucharge 2-battery charger
30-gal. Raritan water heater


OceanLED underwater lights
dealer-installed Garmin electronics package
entertainment package
Webasto electric sunroof
Freedom SW/3000 inverter
Glendinning CableMaster
dark-blue hull color
Freedom Dinghy Lift
teak decking in cockpit and swim platform

This article originally appeared in the February 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.