Sabre 38 Salon ExpressBy Peter A. Janssen
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 83 degrees; seas: calm
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TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/ 300-hp Volvo Penta D4 diesel engines linked to Volvo IPS400 pod drives.
Price as Tested: $600,000
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Speeds are two-way averages on Casco Bay off Portland, Maine, measured by Volvo Penta GPS engine data display.
GPH also measured by Volvo display. Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured at helm in dB(a). 65 dB(a) is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Dark hull color, $3,900
Ultraleather upholstery in saloon, $1,150
Volvo Penta active corrosion protection system, $4,675
Fiberglass molded electronics mast, $3,125
Inverter/charger 2,800-watt true sine wave with remote control, $4,650
Blind and curtain package for saloon, $5,875.
This article originally appeared in the October 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.