Anyone who steps aboard the 2012 Sabre 48 Salon Express Savory will see she has been extremely well cared for by owners who have owned boats for many decades and know what it takes. The maintenance did not stop at the annual care to keep this 2012 Sabre 48 Salon Express running well, it went into multiple upgrades and updates to make it better than when built. Just to list off a few: 

  • Added Co-captain Stidd seat
  • Replaced and doubled the Racor fuel system for both engines
  • Added a custom work bench in the engine room
  • Added custom steps to the hardtop
  • Added custom fender holders.

Over $100,000 has been put into the 2012 Sabre 48 Salon Express Savory over the last few years to keep her in top appearance and functioning order. If you are looking for a Sabre 48 or any boat in this genre, contact us to schedule a walk through.  



  • loa 52'3"
  • lod 47'6"
  • beam 15'4"
  • draft 4'1"
  • fuel capacity 520 gallons
  • water capacity 160 gallons
  • designed by Kevin Burns
  • builder Sabre Yachts
  • model Salon Express
  • year 2012
  • hull material VIP resin-infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core, Gelcoat
  • configuration 2 cabins, 2 heads
  • location Camden, Maine
  • boat engine Cummins QSC 8.3
  • horsepower 550hp
  • cruising speed 22 knots
  • top speed 34 knots
  • Bridge Clearance 15'2"
  • Cabin Headroom 6'6"
  • Dry Weight 34,750 lbs.


Owner’s cabin:

Uniquely located mid-ship cabin makes a lot of sense, but is rarely found. More comfortable than most V-berths and closer to the galley and helm.

  • Spacious island berth athwartships layout with laminated 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
  • Two hanging lockers fore and aft of bed
  • LED flat screen TV and DVD player
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels.
  • Pocket door to master head compartment

Owner’s  Head

  • Private access from master stateroom
  • Custom tile in WC and shower sole
  • Glass vessel-style sink
  • High gloss finish over 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

Guest Cabin:

  • Spacious island berth, with 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
  • Pocket door to passageway
  • Private access to forward head and shower


    The galley is clean and efficient. Layout is midship, all to port. There are lots of cabinets and drawers to accommodate long-term live aboard cruising. Equally large refrigeration capacity.  And a bonus: It is just outside the owner’s cabin for mid-night snacks!

    • Princess Gourmet 2-burner smooth top cooktop
    • Cuisinart microwave convection oven with stainless steel face
    • Vitrifrigo standup refrigerator, pullout drawer freezer with pin-lock system
    • Kohler stainless steel sink
    • Seagull IV drinking water purification system
    • White Marble Corian countertops
    • Teak and holly sole

    Entertainment System

    • Fusion MS-IP700 entertainment system w/ 3 zones – main salon, owner’s cabin,
    • Fusion remote controls for cockpit, guest cabin, and owner’s cabin
    • Fusion amplifier for additional speakers
    • Fusion subwoofer
    • Marine-grade audio speakers (8) – 2 cockpit, 2 main salon, 2 owner’s cabin, 2 guest cabin
    • KVH Tracvision M3DX satellite (Owners have never used it.)
    • KVH M3 dummy dome
    • Dish Network receivers (3) – main salon, master cabin, guest cabin


    • Garmin VHF300 AIS black box w/ one station at helm
    • Garmin 20 degree bronze transducer 600W
    • Garmin GMI10 depth with separate transducer for backup
    • IR Video camera for engine room (2) wired to Garmin displays – engines,
    • SmartCraft module for engine data to connect from VesselView to Garmin
    • Two Garmin 7215 MFD
    • Garmin 4kW HD open array radar
    • Skyhook positioning system
    • Airmar WeatherStation
    • Garmin AIS600 transceiver
    • Garmin GSD22 digital sounder
    • Garmin GXM51 satellite weather receiver

    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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    Scott Layton