Sabre – 42 Salon Express

Florida, United States

2017 Sabre 42 SALON EXPRESS “Courtship” – Stored Under Cover in Pensacola, FL 

The 2017 Sabre 42 Salon Express is the epitome of luxury and performance. This sleek and stylish yacht showcases the finest craftsmanship and attention to detail. The Salon Express offers a spacious and comfortable layout, perfect for entertaining family and friends. Equipped with twin Volvo Penta IPS 600 diesel engines, this yacht delivers impressive power and speed while ensuring fuel efficiency. The innovative joystick control system allows for effortless maneuverability, making docking and navigating a breeze. Step on board and you’ll be greeted by an elegant salon, featuring luxurious seating and a beautifully finished teak table. The gourmet galley is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, perfect for preparing and enjoying gourmet meals while cruising. The Sabre 42 Salon Express boasts a generous master stateroom with a queen-sized berth and ample storage space. The dinette layout with filler cushion for 2nd cabin provides comfortable accommodations for additional guests. The head is equipped with a spacious shower and high-end fixtures. Whether you’re cruising along the coast or enjoying a weekend getaway, the 2017 Sabre 42 Salon Express is the perfect vessel for those looking to experience luxury, performance, and style on the open water.

SABRE 42 SALON EXPRESS Length Overall 46’ 0” 14.02 m Hull Length 41’ 0” 12.46 m Beam (overall) 14’ 0” 4.27 m Draft 3’ 4” 1.02 m Deadrise (at transom) 16 degrees Displacement (half load) 30,000 lbs 13,608 kg Fuel capacity 380 usg 1440 L Water capacity 140 usg 530 L Holding tank capacity 60 usg 225 L Headroom (maximum) 6’ 6” 1.98 m Sleeping accommodations 4@6’ 6” 4@1.98 m Air Draft (w/mast) 12’ 6” 3.81 m Built to CE Category B, NMMA, ABYC, and USCG standards 

Basic Boat Info

Has Hull ID


42 ft
Length Overall
42 ft

Engines / Speed

Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make : Volvo
  • Model : IPS 600 D6
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 435 hp
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make : Volvo
  • Model : IPS 600 D6
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 435 hp
Total Engine Power
870 hp


Boat Class
Cruisers, Cuddy Cabin, Sports Cruiser

Additional Info

Included Options

HULL - Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design, with shallow pod drive tunnels for Volvo Penta IPS 600's installation - 16º deadrise at the transom, 23º deadrise amidships. - ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester resin. - Bottom, topsides, and transom VIP Resin infused biaxial E-glass with Corecell SAN foam core. - Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core. - VIP Resin Infused swim platform with molded-in antiskid surface and under-mount ladder - Hull side rubbing strakes. - PVC rub rail with a stainless steel cap. - Painted double boot top. - Gold recessed cove stripe.

DECK & HARDTOP COMPOSITE - ISO NPG gelcoat. - VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core. - Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces. - Sliding windows in the salon on cabin sides. - Stainless steel bi-fold aft salon door - Dropdown windows in the salon aft bulkhead. - Hinged access door to side deck at the helm. - Flush, outward opening, transom door with latch. - Anchor locker with slam latch. - Lazarette hatch with gas struts and compression latches. - Handrails at each corner on the cockpit coaming. - Large engine room hatch in the main salon with compression latch. - White rub rail and white bang rail on a light-colored hull 

 DECK HARDWARE - 1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system. - (6) 12” Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 midship) - (2) Bollard cleats in aft cockpit coamings - (1) 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rode tie off. - (2) Custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks. - (2) Custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward. - Stainless steel bow pulpit with dual anchor roller. - Anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type. - Teak flagstaff and socket on the taffrail. - Teak table in the cockpit - Burgee staff on the bow pulpit. - (3) Lewmar Low Profile polished aluminum hatches w/screens. - (6) Custom stainless steel opening portlights. - Teak toe rails. - Teak cabin side eye-brow. - Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” logo. - Raw water washdown system at the bow. - Kahlenberg single chrome air horn 

HELM STATION - Dual Garmin GPS Display screens, Volvo Penta DTS single-lever electronic controls with Joystick. - One Volvo Penta Smart Craft display (engine data, tank levels, vessel data, alarms). - Triple windshield wipers with washers, electronic control - Ritchie Compass. - Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blower, and optional equipment. - Stazo 400mm custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm and Sabre logo. - (2) Stidd N-series single helm seats w/ Ultraleather fabric. - NMEA 2000 backbone 

PROPULSION - Twin Volvo Penta IPS 600's - CMD helm, with a joystick - Trim tabs - GPS receiver - Skyhook GPS positioning system - 120A, 12V alternators each engine. - (2) Exhaust by-pass mufflers. - Engine room blower. - Engine room vent ducts. - Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid. - White gel-coated engine room - Mylar face foam noise barrier. 

FUEL SYSTEM - (2) 190 gal diesel fuel tanks port and starboard - Dual Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes - (2) 2” Diesel deck fill plates 

120VAC ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - Onan 9.0 kW generator including: Onan E Series display Dedicated start battery. Waterdrop muffler Cooling water intake strainer. Sound shield. Transfer switch.120v/240v/50A - 75’ shore power cord 50A with Glendinning cord reel. - Isolation transformer - Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel. - Digital AC system monitor - (1) 120V outlet in each cabin and (1) in the engine room. - All galley and head receptacles are GFI protected. - Additional outlets positioned in locations appropriate for entertainment systems in the main and forward cabin - 50amp, 3-bank battery charger - Reverse cycle heat/ air conditioning in 3 zones. 16k BTU in the main salon, 10k BTU in the master stateroom, 12K BTU in optional dinette/guest cabin and galley.  

12VDC ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - Two AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries - Four “Full River” DC250 6 volt AGM deep cycle ship's service batteries - One AGM Group 24 generator start battery - Remote control battery switches with controls at helm - Manual emergency battery crossover switch - Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution on bulkhead opposite galley - Digital battery monitor - High-output, efficient LED lighting throughout the boat. - Dimmers in the cockpit, main salon, galley and staterooms - Marine-grade, tinned wire throughout. 12VDC USB ports at the helm and in single cabin with dinette/guest cabin

ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA - Fusion Black Box System with Bluetooth. Remote controls at the helm and cockpit. 4 speakers, 2 in the main salon, 2 in the cockpit. - 10” Kicker Sub Woofer - 10” Kicker Amplifier - 32” LED TV on an electric lift inside a cabinet in Main Salon - 24” LED TVs in the staterooms - HDMI cables run from each TV to the storage area stbd of the lower lounge 

WASTE DISPOSAL - Polyethylene holding tank with 60 gallon capacity. - Jabsco Quiet Flush freshwater MSD. - Diaphragm waste pump on holding tank.  

FRESHWATER SYSTEM - Water capacity 140 gals. - Stainless steel, 11 gal. water heater operates on 110-VAC. - Temperature control valve on hot water supply. - Hot and cold water pressure system 12V. - Transom shower, hot and cold. - Shore water inlet with filter.  

MAIN SALON - “L” settee to port with storage and 5” foam cushions. - Sabre tool drawer. - Oval high gloss table with hi-low pedestal lowers to coffee table height. - Sound deadening, soft headliner panels. - Settee to starboard with drawer storage below - (2) Stidd N series helm chairs for Captain and mate   

GALLEY - Mid-level galley. - Solid surface galley counter induction cooktop. - Birds Eye Maple galley sole - Stainless steel under-mount sink with Scandvik faucet. - Vitrifrigo 2-drawer refrigeration with stainless steel doors. - Isotherm 1-drawer freezer with a stainless steel door. - Two burner touch control electric cooktop. - Convection microwave with stainless steel door above aft counter. - A storage cabinet on the forward bulkhead. - Drawers and storage lockers below the counter. - Built-in wastebasket. Large drawer under microwave opens athwartships  

MASTER/FORWARD STATEROOM - Spacious island berth layout with 6" mattress. ¾” laminated trim. - Cherry hull ceilings. - (2) Drawers under the berth. - A/C return grills under drawers. - A bureau to stbd with 2 drawers and a storage locker above it. - Upper enclosed storage lockers. - Recessed magazine rack with a fiddle on the starboard main bulkhead aft. - Large cedar-lined hanging locker to port, with a shelf and hanging rod. - Open shelf above port hanging locker. - Teak and holly sole. - Sound deadening soft headliner panels. - Pocket door to the forward stateroom.  

SECOND STATEROOM - Optional dinette Layout with filler cushion to make 2nd bed/stateroom 

HEAD - Stainless steel under-mount oval sink. - Circular shower stall with seat and locker outboard. - Hot and cold pressure water - Electric shower sump pump. - Storage lockers. - Solid surface vanity top with bullnose. - Towel bar. - Wood trimmed mirror over the sink. - Ventilation blower.  

DÉCOR - Varnished cherry interior finish. - Screens on all opening ports. - Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches. - Ocean Air blinds on side windows and side door (not windshield). Cirrus Custard color with Beige hardware - Accord shades on all opening ports - Sabre offered fabric and Corian décor package - Dovetailed maple drawer boxes  

SAFETY - Fire extinguishers, (4) 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.  

Specifications Subject to Change without Notice 

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