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42' Sabre Salon Express

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Boat Name: 42' Sabre Salon Express
Year: 2007
Price: 419000
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel

"SKIPJACK" is unparalleled in upgrades and fastidious ownership.  Extensive custom upgrades make this a very unique opportunity to acquire a vessel that is unparalleled and must be seen to truly appreciate. Twin Cummins QSC 8.3 500 hp with 350 hours, two staterooms, generator, two inverters, new batteries, updated electronics and SAT TV. Truly a rare gem. Viewings are highly recommended as she will exceed your expectations. 

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

42' Sabre Salon Express


Total Power: 1000HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: Cummins
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 350
Engine Power: 500 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: Cummins
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 350
Engine Power: 500 HP

Cruising Speed: 22 knots
Maximum Speed: 28 knots


14 ft


Water Tanks: (160 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (450 Gallons)
Black Water Tanks: (60 Gallons)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1


Builder: Sabre Yachts


“SKIPJACK” is unparalleled in upgrades and fastidious ownership. Entering the salon from the cockpit you will first take note of the teak and holy sole and rich Cherry wood cabinetry through-out the vessel.  There is a large L-settee on the port with recently upgraded Ostrich soft-goods that match the Stidd fixed pedestal helm seats at the chart table and helm area; fixed mounted custom built hi-lo table with fold-out at the L-settee; custom entertainment center aft starboard corner; (5) opening windows in salon; helm is forward on starboard with access to side-deck through sliding door. 

Continuing forward and down to U-shape galley on port.  Across from the galley is the guest stateroom with a Pullman style berth; Cantalupi (Amber) Concorde bulkhead reading lamps; lighted cedar-lined hanging locker; three drawers under berth; custom privacy curtain; remote for stereo; AC/Heat control; Weems & Plath Thermometer, Barometer & Clock; Bomar hatch; (2) CE rated ports, one extra large each with screens.

Continuing forward and on portside is the head with access from the companionway and the master stateroom; Cherry wood trim accents; Jabsco fresh-water head; separate stall shower with teak grate for floor and seat; abundance of storage; Tank Watch 4 holding tank monitor; exhaust fan; New Hansgrohe spillway faucet; 12V overhead lighting; (2) beveled mirrors; Corian counter top; Bomar hatch; (2) stainless steel CE rated ports w/screens. 

The master stateroom is located in the forepeak; custom enlargement of master berth; hanging cedar lined locker; (2) Cantalupi (Amber) Concorde bulkhead reading lamps; Tambour cabinets on port and starboard; Custom HMC Mattress (new - never slept on); custom privacy curtain; Fusion MB AV750 stereo w/speakers; floor night lights; (2) CE rated ports w/screens; Bomar hatch w/sunshade and screen; Samsung 24” LED flat panel TV (SAT-TV).  The engine room and bilge areas are maintained in pristine condition.


  • Corian counter top with inserts
  • Spacious Tambour cabinets
  • Kenyon ceramic 2-burner stovetop
  • Custom tile back-splash
  • Custom teak wine glass rack
  • New Single lever w/sprayer faucet
  • CE opening ports w/screen
  • Sub-Zero refrigerator
  • Sub-Zero freezer
  • Double stainless steel sinks
  • Port & Starboard WEMA water tank gauge
  • (3) Courtesy Valance lights
  • GE 950 watt microwave
  • Seagull water purifier
  • U-Line Icemaker w/Seagull purifier (cockpit)

Electronics and Entertainment

  • (2) Furuno 10.4” color NAVNET C-Map NT Max MFD’s
  • Furuno 3.5’ Open array Radar 48 nm
  • Furuno RD-30 WASS GPS
  • ICOM IC-M504 VHF marine radio w/remote Mic.
  • ICOM Command Mic.
  • Simrad AP-26 autopilot
  • Simrad WR-20 wireless remote for AP
  • Ritchie – Powerdamp compass (new)
  • B & G Wind Point & Wind Speed
  • (New) 40” Samsung flat-panel (salon)
  • (New) 24” Samsung LED TV (MSR)
  • (New) Intellian I3 SAT-TV
  • (New) Intellian I3 dome to match
  • Fusion MB AV750 stereo w/speakers (MSR)
  • Fusion MB AV750 stereo w/SiriusXM w/speakers (salon)


  • 12V DC/ 110V AC electrical systems
  • 11.5 KW Onan E Series Generator w/Sound Shield
  • (4) Lifeline batteries (2016) (inverter in custom box)
  • (1) Lifeline GPL 2400 battery (2016)
  • (3) Lifeline main engine start batteries (2016)
  • (1) Generator start battery (2016)
  • (New) Outback VSX2812 Inverter/Charger
  • Outback Inverter/Charger remote panel near helm
  • Emergency Parallel Switch
  • 50’ amp dockside electrical cable
  • Cablemaster for shore cord
  • USCG approved running lights
  • ACR automatic battery combiner w/remote
  • All interior headliner lighting on rheostats
  • (2) New LED dual-color lights over helm and chart area

Deck and Hull

  • Lewmar vertical windlass w/remote at helm
  • 45 # CQR w/80’ chain 300’ of line
  • Fresh and salt water wash down foredeck
  • Textilene window covers
  • Dock lines and fenders
  • Kalenberg dual chrome horn
  • Stainless steel bow rails leads to cockpit
  • Custom cabinets port & starboard w/teak counter tops
  • Wet-Bar on port with Hansgrohe spillway faucet
  • U-Line Icemaker w/Seagull water purifier
  • Cockpit stereo speakers (new)
  • Custom teak bow-pulpit
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • Custom O/B motor mount
  • Chromed ships bell
  • New Cockpit sunshade
  • (4) Flush mounted rod-holders
  • Custom teak swim platform w/boarding ladder
  • Transom gate
  • Flagstaff

Engine and Mechanical

  • Twin Cummins QSC 8.3 500 hp. FWC Diesels (350 hrs. 01/19)
  • (2) ZF 280-1A transmissions
  • RACOR 1000 MA fuel/water separators
  • (2) Smartcraft engine displays
  • Fireboy FE-242 automatic fire suppression and engine shutdown
  • Sidepower Model SP75T Bow-Thruster
  • (3) Marine Air AC/Heat units (1) 16K BTU (2) 12K BTU
  • PAR-MAX 50 psi. wash-down pump
  • Force10 11 gallon stainless steel water heater
  • Reverso Oil Change System (mains, trans & generator)
  • Dripless shaft-seals
  • Groco ARG-2500 sea strainers


A very successful model, the Sabre 42’ embodies the graceful styling, luxurious and comfortable accommodations and high-quality construction common to all Sabre Yachts. Once in a lifetime there will be a yacht that comes to market that words and photographs will not begin to express the exemplary care, custody and refinements this vessel has received – “SKIPJACK” is such a vessel.  Viewings are highly recommended as she will exceed your expectations.

This is truly a Gentlemen’s Cruiser, one that has seen such improvements as a hand-laid teak deck from the cockpit forward to include the side decks and coach roof; custom teak bow-pulpit; custom eye-brow trim; custom teak transom; custom teak swim-step; custom teak cap-rail; custom starboard cabinet in cockpit with teak counter and bullnose trim; custom teak and bull-nose trim added to port cabinet to match starboard; custom faux finish on the exterior door with teak trim.

Moving inside on the starboard side this very fastidious and experienced owner had a custom built Cherry Wood corner cabinet with a lift for the new 40” flat-panel TV; custom wood book rack; (10) additional hand-holds have been installed to insure safety through-out the vessel.  The master berth has been enlarged for a more comfortable nights sleep; custom teak accessory tray at helm; custom teak spice rack in galley; custom accessory tray in head; custom teak rod holders in salon; beveled mirrors through-out; salon windows tinted to reduce heat and fading; custom teak cabinet for flat-panel TV in master stateroom. 


All personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


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.

Contact James Johnson at 619-784-9002 (cell) or 619-222-0626 (office) for additional information and your viewing appointment.  At our display docks Newport Beach, Lido Yacht Anchorage. 

Contact Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc..

Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc.
717 Lido Park Drive, Suite A
Newport Beach, CA 92663 United States
Tel 949-675-8092
Fax 949-673-1037
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