Sabre 42 Hard Top Express Specifications

Length (w/o pulpit or swim platform)   42’-3” 12.88 m
Beam   14’-4″/4.34m
Draft   3′-9″/1.15m
Deadrise (at transom)   16 degrees
Displacement (approx., full load)   29,000lbs 13.18t
Height to top of optional mast   13′ 3″/4.05m
Fuel capacity   420 gal/1575L
Water capacity   160 gal/592L
Holding tank capacity   60 gal/225L
Headroom (max)   6’ 6”/ 1.98m
Sleeping accommodations   4@6’ 8” 4@2.03m

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Modified “V” hull design with 16 degree deadrise at transom.
ISO-NPG Sport Yacht white gel coat and vinylester back-up resin.
Knitted, bi-axial fiberglass laminates.
Vacuum-bagged Airex
PVC foam core in running surfaces and topsides.
Foam/plywood cored fiberglass stringer system with steel caps at engine mounts
Fiberglass swim platform with SS telescoping swim ladder.
Hull side rubbing strakes.
PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap.
Imron, split boot stripe.


Isopthalic gel coat.
Knitted, bi-axial frp laminate with end grain balsa core.
Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces.
1-1/4” diameter stainless steel rail system.
Fiberglass bow pulpit with double anchor roller.
Two anchor rode, fender and dock line lockers forward Lewmar anchor windlass with rope/chain gypsy.
(3) Hinged cockpit locker hatches with stainless gas struts.
Hinged, inward opening transom door to swim platform.
Flag staff holder and teak staff.
Lewmar Coastline polished aluminum hatches with screens.
Custom stainless steel opening ports with screens.
Navigational electronics mast on hard top
Bow and stern chocks.
Custom stainless steel spring line chocks.
Teak toe rail
Teak cabin side eyebrow.


Center opening windshield – manual
Sliding side windows port and starboard
Molded control station console for electronics with storage below.
L-Settee with 3” Ultrasuede covered cushions and storage below.
Stidd 500 Series helm and mate seats
Custom command bridge table compass rose style inlay
Helm deck wet bar with stainless steel sink, Corian counter top and teak louvered doors
(2) Lewmar pilot hatches in hard top with roller shades

Standard Engines

Twin Cummins Zeus 3500 w/QSB5.9M-425mhp electronic engines driving Zeus pods.
System includes one Vessel View display, Cummins Sky Hook, Joy stick control, ETS controls, autopilot and GPS antenna.
System includes steer-by-wire steering and automatic trim tab system 120-amp, 12-volt alternator on each engine.
Engine room blower.
White painted engine room.
Fully insulated with Soundown foam noise barrier.

Fuel System

Two aluminum saddle fuel tanks .
Racor fuel/water separators with water level alarms.
Fuel fill plates on side decks
Fuel shut-off valves in lazarette
Fuel monitoring incorporated in Vessel view display.


Start/stop switches.
ETS and Joy stick controls
Vessel view display includes digital tachometer, hour meter, voltmeters, engine oil pressure, transmission oil pressure, engine water temperature.
Alarms (light and buzzer) for high water temperature and low oil pressure.
Trim tab controls.
Triple windshield wipers with washers.
4-1/2” Ritchie Navigator compass.
Switch panel with Carlingswitch Contura rocker switches.
Includes switches for horn, blower, running, anchor and instrument lights, and accessories.


Four 2-1/2 lb. fire extinguishers.
Bonding system for protection against galvanic corrosion.
Xintex Fireboy automatic fire extinguishing discharge system with dual override.

12-VDC Electrical System

Two group 31, dedicated, lead acid, engine start batteries.
Two 8D, Lifeline AGM, deep cycle ships batteries.
Battery disconnect and emergency crossover switches.
Bass illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel 12-volt lighting system with Cantalupi Jeny overhead lights and Danish Cabin reading lights.
Cockpit courtesy lights.
12-volt horn.
Navigation lights: side, steaming, stern and 360 degree anchor light.
Marinco Sealink 12-VDC outlet at helm.
Tinned wire used throughout.

120-VAC Electrical System

50-amp, 240-V AC shore power inlet and 50 ft. cord.
Bass illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel 120-V AC outlets in each cabin and engine room.
Galley, head, engine room receptacles are GFI protected.
Charles Industries 50-amp/3-bank battery charger.
11.5-kw Onan generator with water lift muffler, intake strainer, sound shield, transfer switch and dedicated start battery.
Below deck reverse cycle heat/air conditioning in (2) zones


(3) Rule 2000 (2000 gph), automatic 12-VDC bilge pumps.
Fresh water spigot in engine room.
Two, roto-molded, polyethylene water tanks.
Roto-molded, polyethylene holding tank.
Marelon sea valves on thru-hull fittings below the waterline.
Marelon discharge seacock with macerator pump.
11 gal. water heater operates on both 120-V AC and engine heat.
Temperature control valve on hot water supply.
12-VDC hot and cold pressure water system.
Groco Paragon Junior pressure water pump with PST-1 accumulator tank.
Electric water tank level indicator.


Varnished cherry interior.
Teak and holly cabin soles with two coats of sealer. (Dealer supplies finish cabin sole varnish)
Soft headliner panels (except head and shower stall).
Screens on all opening windows, ports and hatches.
Dovetailed maple drawers with slides and push button latches.
Wood handholds throughout.

Master Stateroom

Island berth with 6” foam mattress.
Drawers and locker storage under berth.
Direct access to head.
Storage lockers outboard and above berth.
Hanging locker (cedar lined) with louvered door.
Cherry hull ceilings
Bureau with locker over.
Passageway door to main salon.


RP vanity sink with Delta single-lever faucet.
Corian vanity countertop.
Wood trimmed, adjustable mirror.
Circular shower stall with clear plexiglass door.
Shower seat and wet locker outboard.
Scandvik shower mixer control.
Electric shower sump pump.
Fiberglass sole with anti-skid in head compartment.
Storage lockers.
Towel bar.
Ventilation blower.
Holding tank “full” indicator.
Jabsco Quiet-Flush electric MSD (freshwater flush).

Guest Cabin

Double berth with foam Queen sized mattress.
Drawers and storage under berth.
Entry door from salon
Bureau with drawers
Two opening ports and one overhead hatch


L-shaped galley to port.
High-pressure laminate galley countertop.
Double Scandvik stainless steel sink with single lever
Scandvik faucet.
Built-in waste basket.
Drawers and locker storage below counter.
Lockers outboard and above counter.
Seaward, Gourmet 2-burner electric cook top Microwave/convection oven.
Under counter, refrigerator/freezer 12v/120v
Optional freezer available installed in base of guest stateroom hanging locker facing galley in lieu of guest cabin drawers

Main Salon

“L” settee with Hi-Lo inlaid table.
Storage under “L” settee
Sabre tool drawer
Lockers outboard of berth back with louvered doors
Sound deadening headliner panels.
Specifications subject to change without notice.

Single Cabin Version

Please consult dealer or Sabre Yachts for details