Sabre Spirit Specifications

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At-a-Glance Specifications

L.O.A.   36’-8″/11.18 m
L.W.L.   28’-4″/8.64 m
Beam   10′-5″/3.18 m
Deep Keel
Wing Keel
  6’-7”/2.01 m
4-11 1/2″/1.51 m
Displacement (lbs):
Deep Keel
Wing Keel
  9,300 lbs/4220 kg (est)
9,920 lbs/4500 kg (est)
Ballast (lbs):
Deep Keel
Bulb/Wing Keel
  3740 lbs/1700 kg(est)
4,360lbs/1980 kg(est)
Rig Dimensions:
  45.50’ / 13.87 m
16.55′ / 5.05 m
45.50’ / 13.87 m
12.87′ / 3.92m
Total Sail Area (100% FT, sq. ft.)   668 sq ft/62.1 sqm
Main Halyard   34 CCEST
Jib Halyard and jib sheet winch   34 CCST
Mainsheet winches   46 CCST
Cockpit Length   10’ 0” / 3.05 m
Headroom (Max)   5’ 11”/ 1.80m
Water Tanks (Total gals.)   39 gals /146 l
Holding Tank (gals.)   30 gals / 114 l
Batteries (No. @ Amp Hrs.)   3 @ 110 (2-house, 1-start)
Hatches   (1) #60 (2) #00 … 3
Opening Ports   2
Fixed Ports   4
Destroyer Wheel (Diameter)   48″ / 1.23 m
Auxiliary Engine Yanmar   21 Hp
Fuel Tank (gals.)   20 gal / 75.7 l
Mast Hgt Above WL (w/o instruments)   55’ 3” /16.66 m
PHRF Rating (Average)   93 (est)
Built to NMMA, ABYC, and USCG standards


Single unit, vacuum bagged E glass, cored with PVC closed cell PVC foam
ISO NPG gelcoat
Below waterline chopped strand glass and vinylester resin as a back up for ISO NPG gelcoat
Internal deck to hull joint
Double boot and single cove stripes
Bulkheads, berth faces, shelves and floor stringers laminated to hull for integral strength
Carbon fiber reinforced stringers
Traditional Transom


Single unit, resin infused fiberglass with Airex PVC foam core for stiffness, and High Density PVC core in high stress areas.
The deck is fastened to the hull using stainless steel thru bolts
3M 5200 Polyurethane sealant in the deck to hull joint
Propane storage locker in port side deck

Steering System

Edson wheel steering with 48” five spoke Teak Rimmed Destroyer wheel, with guard and brake
Ritchie SP5 compass mounted in binnacle
Emergency tiller stored in cockpit locker
Balanced rudder is molded fiberglass bonded to a carbon fiber rudder post passing through a removable self aligning roller bearing and support tube securely laminated to the hull

Auxiliary Engine

Yanmar 21 hp Sail drive. Fresh water-cooled diesel with reduction gear. Electric shut-off
Single lever engine control
12-volt 115 amp alternator
20 gallon custom fuel tank, deck filled, shut-off valveRacor fuel filter/water separator
Raw water intake strainer with wrench
Tuned front and rear cushion type rubber mounts-adjustable
Engine compartment light
Complete engine access through sound and heat insulated removable panels
Tach, volt, water temperature alarms and hour meter


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

Electrical System

Three (2- house and one engine start) 12-volt 110 amp group 31 deep cycle marine batteries with sealed 2 position battery switch
110V shore power system with GFI protection and 50 foot shorepower cord
50 amp marine battery charger
Hot water heater w/heat exchanger; 6 Gal / 23 l
Master AC/DC marine circuit breaker panels (black), include AC/DC volt and DC ammeters, and polarity indicator.  Space is provided for additional breakers and electronic gear
12V outlet at chart table
12V fresh water pump
All wiring is tinned, color coded and meets USCG standards

Ventilation and Light

3 Lewmar polished Ocean Series deck hatches with screens
4 main cabin fixed port lights of Marguard Lexan
2 Custom stainless steel opening ports with screens salon
Acrylic sliding companionway hatch with fiberglass spray  hood solid teak hatch boards and screened hatch boards

Deck Hardware

Self Tacking Headsail track
Selden Furlex TD (below deck furler)
Pulpits and 7 x 7 stainless steel lifelines
End Boom Mainsheet led to cockpit coamings
Mast collar with provision for halyard and turning block attachments
Custom stainless steel fore, mid-rail and aft corner chocks.
(4) ea pop-up and two style horn mooring cleats
Self-draining foredeck anchor locker with drain and pad eye for anchor rode
Pulpit, stern rail and stanchions are custom fabricated of type 316 stainless steel and are fitted but supplied uninstalled
Removable double lifelines of stainless steel 7 x 7 wire with port and starboard boarding gates and braced gate stanchions
All lifeline terminals and turnbuckles are swaged stainless steel
Custom Solid teak toe rails
Stainless steel companionway handrail and cabin top hand rails


All winches are Lewmar “Chrome Ocean Series”
Main sheet led to Lewmar 46 CCST two-speed
Main halyard  led to Lewmar 34 CCEST two-speed Electric
Genoa halyard led to port side 34 CCST winch
Single-Line reefing
Two 8″alloy winch handles; one 10″ chrome lock-in


Sail locker to starboard and port
Recessed winch handle pockets
Coamings angled for comfort
Cup holder on pedestal
Two cockpit scuppers to Marelon sea valves
Telescoping transom boarding ladder

Mast and Boom

Hall Spars CARBON Mast 152C with taper. – Carbon fiber masthead with sheaves for (1) main and (1) spinnaker halyard
(2) sets aluminum spreaders
Boom – aluminum Hall Spars 152 section
Both mast and boom in Matterhorn White Awlgrip finish
Antal mainsail track system
Internal main and genoa halyards led aft to cockpit.
Prewired with VHF radio cable.
Internal clew outhaul.
External topping lift.
Hall Quick Vang led aft to cockpit


Stainless steel, thru-bolted to composite bulkhead structure bonded to the hull. Electrically grounded to keel

Standing Rigging

Continuous Navtec Rod Rigging with Dyform wire headstay

Running Rigging

Color-coded lines
Hall QuickVang led aft to cockpit
Navtec hydraulic self contained backstay adjuster


5’ 11” standing headroom. (max)
Forward cabin v- berth 7’-0” long w/storage below
Hanging locker to starboard
Main cabin has 6’5″ berth to port and stb
Fwd end of port berth forms chart seat
Chart table at fwd end of port berth
Centerline pedestal drop leaf table (removable)
Galley with propane stove and oven, ice box, stainless steel sink, storage lockers and drawer
All berths provided with 4″ foam cushions (main cabin berths have 4 1/2″) covered with a durable fabric, zippered for ease of removal
Quiet Flush fresh water flush MSD

Sabre Features

Sabre tool kit
Type A: B: C fire extinguishers
Louvered locker doors
Cockpit locker light
Marelon thru-hulls and sea valves
Hoses below waterline are double clamped
Cherry hull ceilings
2 burner Propane Force 10 stove w/oven and gas sniffer
Varnished interior cherry finish with teak &  holly sole
(2) coats sealer only on sole. Final finish TBD by dealer/client
Dovetailed maple drawer boxes
(1) Automatic electric and (1) manual, bilge pump

 Designed by Jim Taylor and the Sabre Design Team.  All specifications are approximate and subject to change without notice. May vary from dealer inventory due to changes made in Sabre Model Year Improvement Program.