Sabre 45 Salon Express Specifications

Length Overall

49′ 0″ (14.94 M)

Hull Length

45′ 0″ (13.72 M)


14′ 8″ (4.47 M)


3′ 9″ (1.14 M)

Displacement (half load)

34,700 lbs (15,739 kg)


450 US Gallons (1688 L) 


150 US Gallons (562 L) 


65 US Gallons (244 L)

Air Draft (w/mast)

13′ 8″ (4.17 M)
Designed to ABYC, NMMA, USCG and CE Category B standards


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Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design
16º deadrise at transom, 23º deadrise amidships
ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester backup resin
Bottom, topsides and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with Corecell SAN foam core
Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core
Resin Infused E-glass swim platform with molded-in anti-skid
Hull side rubbing strakes
White PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
Painted (Urethane) double boot top
Gold recessed cove stripe

Deck and Hardtop

ISO NPG gelcoat
VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core
Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces
Anchor locker with slam latch
Wide side deck walkways
Large U-shape settee in cockpit with high gloss table
Engine room access hatch in cockpit sole

Deck Hardware

1 1/4″ Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system
(6) 12” Stainless steel cleats: two forward, four mid ship
(2) bollard cleats aft
(1) 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rode tie off
Cast stainless steel skene chocks forward
Custom stainless steel bow pulpit with dual anchor roller
Quick anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type
Flag staff and socket on taffrail
Burgee staff on bow pulpit
Low Profile hatches w/screens
Custom stainless steel opening port lights
Teak cap rails
Teak cabin-side eyebrow
Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” logo
Stainless steel transom gates
Salt water wash down system at the bow
Kahlenberg single chrome air horn

Helm Station

Hinged access door to starboard deck
(2) Volvo/Garmin 17” MFD Glass Bridge displays
Volvo Garmin Autopilot display
Joy stick steering on helm arm rest
Triple windshield wipers with multiple speed settings
Windshield washers plumbed from the fresh water system
Kahlenberg single chrome trumpet horn with the compressor
Ritchie Compass
Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blowers, and bilge pumps.
Custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm and Sabre logo
Twin Stidd N Series helm seats with Ultraleather fabric
Tri-color helm lights, red, white, & blue.
NMEA 2000 backbone

Standard Volvo Package

Twin Volvo IPS-600 with D6 435 mhp engines
Volvo Automatic Interceptor Trim Tabs, 750mm
Active Corrosion Protection System
Dynamic Positioning System
Volvo Autopilot with controls incorporated into helm screen
Joystick control installed in Stidd armrest.
Slow speed, single lever, and cruise control software
Sabre exhaust by-pass system.
Engine room ventilation system.
Garmin GPS receiver
(2) Volvo/Garmin 8617 MFD with separate Garmin SD card reader

Engine Room

115A, 12V alternators each engine.
Engine room ventilation system. 
Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid.
White gelcoated engine room
Mylar-faced foam noise barrier

Fuel System

Twin 225 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard.
Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes.
Port & starboard 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates.

12VDC Electrical System

Four “Full River” DC250 6 volt AGM deep cycle ship’s service batteries
Port & Starboard dedicated AGM engine start batteries.
(1) AGM Group 24 generator start battery.
Remote control battery switches with controls at helm.
Manual emergency engine battery crossover switch.
Battery charger, 3-stage, 3-bank, 50amp.
Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution.
Digital battery monitoring for each bank.
High output efficient LED lighting throughout boat.
Marine-grade, UL & ABYC standard wire throughout.
USB ports at helm and each cabin.
Strip lighting below the upper cabinet in the forward stateroom, in the guest stateroom below the shelf and bulkhead, behind the sinks in both heads and above the sink in the galley
Dimmers in cockpit, main salon, galley and staterooms

120/240VAC Electrical System

Onan 11.5kW QD (Quiet Diesel) generator.
Cummins Onan digital generator display.
50A 120/240VAC shore power service.
ELCI main circuit breaker for complete boat protection.
Powered retractable shore cord with 75’ cable.
Automatic transfer between shore and generator.
Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel.
Digital AC system monitor.
120V GFCI protected outlets in each cabin and engine room.
Reverse cycle heat/air conditioning with 4 zones. One 16k BTU in the forward cabin, one 8k BTU in guest cabin, two 12k BTU in the main salon

Entertainment Media

Fusion Black Box System with Bluetooth. Remote controls at helm and cockpit, four speakers: two in the main salon, two in the cockpit.
10″ Kicker subwoofer
10″ Kicker Amplifier
HDMI cables run from each TV to the guest stateroom aft, below the helm

Forward Master Stateroom

Private door to master stateroom with head en suite.
Island berth layout with 9″ latex mattress and  laminated trim.
Cherry hull ceilings.
Drawers under aft end of berth.
Large cedar lined hanging locker to starboard.
Bureau to port with (4) draws.
Outboard berth cabinets with shelves.
Teak and holly sole.
Sound deadening soft headliner panels.
Pocket door to master head compartment.

Master Head

Private access from master stateroom.
Custom tile in head and shower sole.
Solid surface countertop with semi-recessed sink.
Vanity cabinet below sink with drawer.
Cabinet above vanity with mirror in door.
Separate shower stall with clear acrylic divider.
Storage locker outboard of shower.
Electric shower sump pump
Opening port to side deck
Deck hatch with blind/screen overhead
Ventilation blower
Stainless steel towel bars

Guest Stateroom

Double berth converts to separate twin berths with 6″ foam mattresses
Cherry hull ceilings.
Storage locker with shelves.
Drawers in bulkhead above berth
Teak and holly sole.
Sound deadening soft headliner panels.

Guest En-Suite Day Head

Custom tile in head and shower sole.
Solid surface countertop with semi-recessed sink.
Vanity cabinet below sink.
Cherry wood trimmed mirror over sink.
Separate shower stall with clear acrylic divider.
Door to guest stateroom and door to passageway
Storage locker outboard of shower.
Electric shower sump pump
Opening port to side deck
Deck hatch with blind/screen overhead
Ventilation blower
Stainless steel towel bars


Solid surface counter top.
Stainless steel under mount sink with cover and pull-out faucet
Stainless steel 2-drawer refrigerator.
Stainless steel 1-drawer freezer.
Two burner induction cook top.
Convection microwave with stainless steel face
Drawers and storage lockers below the counter.
Storage lockers outboard countertop.
Built-in waste basket.

Main Salon

“L” settee to starboard with drawers beneath.
Straight settee to port with TV cabinet forward.
High Gloss finished table with hi-low pedestal.
HDTV on powered lift.
Sound deadening, soft headliner panels
Mirror polished Stainless steel and glass door to cockpit.
Powered drop window on aft bulkhead.
Swing door at helm to starboard side deck.


Varnished cherry interior finish.
Screens on all opening ports.
Ocean Air screen/blinds on deck hatches.
Poseidon pleated blinds on salon windows.
Drapes on aft curved windows
Sabre offered fabric and Corian decor package
Dovetailed, varnished maple drawer boxes
Accord shades on all opening ports

Fresh Water System

Water capacity 150 gals.
11-gallon water heater 120v
Temperature control valve on hot water supply.
Variable flow constant water pressure pump.
Highest quality lead free water system components.
Shore water inlet with filter.
Transom shower hot and cold.
Fresh water spigot in engine room

Waste Disposal

Thick wall polyethylene holding tank 65-gallon capacity.
Deluxe fresh water Tecma MSDs in master and guest head.
Deck fitting for land based pump out stations.
Diaphragm waste pump for overboard discharge.


Clean agent engine room fire extinguisher system.
Automatic and manual control of extinguisher system.
Fire system auto shut down of engines, generator, and blowers.
Portable fire extinguishers in all accommodation spaces.
Corrosion proof Marelon sea valves.
Bonding system to safeguard against galvanic corrosion.
(3) Automatic 12V electric bilge pumps.
(3) high water sensors with alarm.

Utility Room

Access via a hatch in salon sole.
Flexible work space below salon with built-in storage.
Multiple supplemental appliance and storage options.



Seakeeper 6 gyro stabilizer
FreedomLift tender lift and storage system.
Power sunroof with sunscreen on the hardtop.
Cockpit shade system electrically actuated.
True sine wave inverter/charger
Full spectrum color underwater lights
Central vacuum system.
Kahlenberg dual or triple horns
Washer and dryer in utility space.
Oil change system for engines and generator.
Teak decking in cockpit and swim platform.