Sabre 426 Specifications

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At-a-Glance Specifications

L.O.A.   42′ 6″/12.95 m
L.W.L.   36′ 0″/10.97 m
Beam   13′ 5″/4.09 m
Deep Keel
Wing Keel
  6′ 10″/2.08 m
5′ 2”1.60 m
Displacement (lbs):
Deep Keel
Wing Keel
  24,000 lbs/10.71 t
24,500 lbs/10.94 t
Ballast (lbs):
Deep Keel
Bulb/Wing Keel
  8400 lbs/3.75 t
8650 lbs/3.86 t
Rig Dimensions:
  49.5’/15.09 m
17.5’/5.33 m
56.5’/17.22 m
16.6’/5.06 m
Total Sail Area (100% FT, sq. ft.)   920/85379 sqm
Main Halyard/Reef Winch   46 CST
Jib Halyard and mainsheet winch   46 CST
Primary winches   58 CST
Cockpit Length   7′ 6″/2.31 m
Headroom   6′ 6″/1.98 m
Water Tanks (Total gals.)   120/450 l
Holding Tank (gals.)   30/ 112 l
Batteries (No. @ Amp Hrs.)   4 @ 110
Berths (No. @ Sizes)   7 @ 6′ 6″/1.98 m
Hatches   6
Chrome Dorades   2
Opening Ports   10
Fixed Ports   4
Destroyer Wheel (Diameter)   40″/1.01 m
Auxiliary Engine   Yanmar 55Hp
Fuel Tank (gals.)   60/255 l
Theoretical Hull Speeds (Knots)   8.0
PHRF Rating (Average)   58
Mast Height Above W.L.   59.0’/17.98 m
Built to NMMA, ABYC, USCG and CE Category A standards


Single unit, vacuum bagged fiberglass of alternate layers of mat knitted biaxial roving. Cored  with Airex PVC closed cell foam.
ISO NPG gelcoat.
Below waterline chopped strand glass with vinylester resin are used as a back up for ISO NPG gelcoat.
Internal deck to hull joint.
Double boot and cove stripes.
Bulkheads, berth faces, shelves and floor stringers laminated to hull providing integral, structural strength.
Choice of step or traditional transom


Single unit, resin infused fiberglass with Airex core for stiffness with high density PVC core in high stress areas
The deck is fastened to the hull using stainless steel thru bolts every 6″ (4″ in way of genoa tracks)
3M 5200 Polyurethane sealant used in the hull/deck joint.

Steering System

Edson Model 402 wheel steering with 42″ comfort grip destroyer wheel, pedestal guard, and brake.
Ritchie SP-5 compass mounted in stainless steel binnacle.
Emergency tiller stored in cockpit locker.
Balanced rudder, molded fiberglass bonded to a carbon fiber rudder stock passing through a Tide’s Marine top bearing and a lip seal bearing laminated to the hull.                 


Deep storage locker to starboard.
Molded in winch handle pockets; coamings angled for comfort.
Solid teak cup holder on pedestal.
Two cockpit scuppers to Marelon sea valves.
Stove fuel storage locker in aft lazarette.
Telescoping transom boarding ladder with composite treads.


Stainless steel, thru-bolted to chainplate bulkheads bonded to the hull. Grounded to the keel.
Mounted well inboard for optimum sheeting angles.

Auxiliary Engine

Yanmar 55 hp 4 cylinder fresh water cooled diesel with Sail drive.
12-volt 100 amp Balmar alternator.
Single lever engine control
60 gallon custom aluminum fuel tank, deck filled, shut-off valve, vented and grounded.
Racor fuel filter/water separator.
Raw water intake strainer with wrench.
Engine oil drip pan.
Flexible three point engine mount system to minimize vibration and noise.
Engine compartment exhaust blower.
Engine compartment light.
Complete engine access provided by sound and heat insulated removable panels.
Tachometer, hour meter, oil, and temperature gauges are recessed in cockpit face.
Fuel gauge mounted at helm.


A modern section fin keel cast in lead with antimony added for strength.
Thru-bolted to sump with stainless steel bolts and bronze nuts.


One piece aluminum, Selden keel stepped, mast with triple airfoil spreaders, masthead rig with white painted finish.
Internal main and genoa halyards.
Boom vang lug.
Spare halyard exits.
Pre-wired with VHF radio cable.


Aluminum, white painted finish.
Internal clew outhaul led aft.
External topping lift.
Two sets of internal jiffy reefing led aft

Electrical System

Four 12-volt 110 amp group 31 deep cycle marine batteries
Remote, Sealed battery switch.
110V shore power system with GFI protected in galley and head. Includes 50’ shorepower cord
Macerator pump for head
Master AC/DC panels, located in the navigation area, include AC/DC volt and ammeters, marine circuit breakers, and polarity indicator.
12V outlet at chart table
All wiring is color coded and tinned and meets USCG stds
Cabin courtesy lights.
Xantrex Prosine 2.0 Inverter/charger
Microwave oven in galley

Deck Hardware

Recessed inboard genoa tracks are 1 1/4″ x 3/16″ x 12′ aluminum T-track. End stops and sheet lead blocks supplied.
Stainless steel cowl vents.
Stainless companionway handrail.
Five part main sheet with Lewmar Ocean Racing blocks led to ball bearing cabin top traveler, and aft to a Lewmar #46CST two-speed winch.
Selden mast collar with provision for halyard and turning block attachment.
Two 10″ 4-bolt cleats forward mid deck and aft.
Self-draining foredeck anchor locker with drain and stainless pad eye to secure end of anchor rode.
Two recessed deck scuppers.
Custom stainless steel mid-rail chock fitted into each toerail.
Pulpit, stern rail, and stanchions custom fabricated stainless steel, thru-bolted with backing plates.
Double lifelines stainless steel cable with port and starboard boarding gates with braced stanchions.
All lifeline terminals and turnbuckles are swaged stainless steel.
Stainless steel handrails.
Solid teak toe rails.
Custom stainless steel anchor roller.
Halyards, reefs, outhaul and vang, led aft.
(2) Wichard fold down pad eyes


All Winches Lewmar Ocean Series
Main sheet/main halyard led to Lewmar #46CST two-speed.
Genoa halyard and two reefing lines led through a double stopper to Lewmar #46CST  two speed winch, mounted on aft cabin top.
Primaries – two Lewmar 58CST self-tailing winches.
Three winch handles.

Stem Head

Custom stainless steel anchor roller.

Standing Rigging

Rod Rigging
Spreader boots, and turnbuckle covers.

Running Rigging

All line color coded
Mechanical boom vang led aft
Main halyard with headboard shackle.
Genoa halyard with snap shackle.
Dacron braid main sheet.
Dacron braid genoa sheets.
Traveler control lines.
Jiffy reefing lines.


Scandvik polished SS double galley sink.
6’6″ headroom in main and aft areas, with 6’4″ headroom in forward sections.
Forward cabin has a 6’10” berth
Main cabin has (2) 6’5″ settee berths, port side converts to double.
Aft-cabin with 6’10” long, full width, double berth.
Storage in aft-cabin settee.
Refrigerator Drawer style, Vitrifrigo DW100, AC/DC, SS
Freezer  built in box, Isotherm BI53, AC/DC  
Propane Force 10 stove with oven.
Ample drawers in both fore and aft cabins
Flat panel doors throughout. Shoji screens on berth back lockers.       
Large cedar lined hanging lockers in forward and aft cabins.
Optimized area for instrument installation, storage locker space and panel arrangement at the chart table.
Main cabin berth backs with cabinets with Shoji screen doors port and starboard.
Forward head with separate stall shower.
Aft cabin equipped with vanity sink, mirror, hanging locker, and upholstered seat
All berths provided with thick foam cushions covered with a durable fabric, zippered for ease of removal and cleaning.
Quiet Flush fresh water flush MSD w/macerator pump.
Lights in hanging lockers.

Ventilation and Light

7 Lewmar polished Ocean Series deck hatches with wood framed screens.                  
4  main cabin recessed fixed port lights of Marguard Lexan.
2 stainless steel cowl vents.
8 Stainless Steel and 2 polished aluminum opening ports with screens.
Acrylic sliding companionway hatch w/frp spray hood and solid teak hatch boards.
Screened hatch boards.

Sabre 426 Features

Fully equipped Sabre custom tool  drawer.
Cockpit locker light.
4 type A: B: C fire extinguishers.
Activated carbon water filter.
Marelon flush thru-hulls with sea valves.
Varnished interior cherry finish.
Sealer only on cabin sole. Final finish TBD with client and dealer
Automatic electric bilge pump.
Manual, cockpit mounted bilge pump.
Laminated cherry trim on all counters and shelving.
Cherry hull ceilings.

Designed by Jim Taylor and the Sabre Design Team.  All specifications are approximate and subject to change without notice.