$459,000 | North Palm Beach FL

General Description

This 2011 Sabre 38 Salon Express is the last Sabre 38 HT Express built with shafts and has been meticulously cared for since new. 

Very Rare Both Bow and Stern Thrusters

Upgraded 5.9 Cummins 425s 570 hrs 

Cummins Onan genset 325 hours

Hinckley painted hull claret red 

Exterior wood stripped and refinished May 2022

Bottom done December 2021 

Full Garmin suite of electronics/simrad AP

Always stored at river forest 

All batteries replaced December 2022

Full service December 2022

All exterior caulk pulled and replaced April 2022

Recent Upgrades 2022
  • Transom name removed and transom repainted/clear-coated
  • Exterior wood stripped and refinished
  • All exterior caulking reefed and replaced
  • Full engine services completed 12.7.2022 (all oils, filters, impellers, fuel filters)
  • ALL engine start and house batteries replaced 12.7.2022
  • New port engine raw water pump 12.7.2022
  • Masthead anchor lightbulb replaced
  • New float switch for aft bilge pump
  • Main VHF radio replaced, repeater also brand new 12.6.2022

The main salon cleverly blends old world craftsmanship with a contemporary design. The focal point is the magnificent inlaid table crafted in American cherry and birds-eye maple. The settee converts to create a double guest berth when needed. Outboard there are handy bookshelves and lockers with louvered doors. there are overhead hatches and opening SS port-lights for light and ventilation. The galley is on the port side with Corian counter top, Ceramic 2 burner cook-top, Convection/Microwave oven, under counter refrigerator with freezer, Deep stainless steel sink, Sea Gull Water Filtration System. The master stateroom is forward and features a center-line queen berth, hanging locker and excellent storage in cabinets, shelves and under the berth. There is a private entrance into the head compartment which is complete with separate shower stall, fresh water flush toilet, vanity with Corian counter-tops, mirror and ample storage, and teak and holly sole.

Vessel Features
  • Center-island berth forward with large hanging locker, multiple drawers and cabinets and storage under flip up under foot of the bed.
  • Full head to port with circular shower stall with 2 entries
  • L-shaped settee and convertible dinette to starboard with hi-lo salon table w/filler cushion
  • Custom interior overhead hand rail from entry steps to companionway
  • Remote Spotlight (dual beam) on Mast
  • Optional Mast
  • Optional Kahlenberg Air Horns on Hardtop
  • Sharp-Aquos Flat screen TV in recessed cabinet
  • Cable TV Inlet
  • FlexVision DVD
  • Satellite TV System
  • Clarion Sirius Stereo w/remote on Bridge Deck
  • Wine glass cabinet with glass doors, and back lighting L-shaped galley to port with full functions Corian Counter Top Stainless steel sink with Scandvik faucet and Sea Gull Water Filtration System, Dometic Refrigerator Freezer 
  • Built-in waste basket with Corian cutting board cover
  • Drawers and storage lockers below counter Storage cabinets outboard and above aft counter
  • Euro-Kerra Princess Gourmet Two burner electric cook top
  • Panasonic Dimension 4 Convection-Microwave Oven
  • Stainless sink with Scandvik or equal faucet and shower head Hot and cold pressure water
  • Electric shower sump pump
  • Storage lockers
  • Corian counter tops 
  • Towel bar
  • Custom Wood trimmed mirror over sink
  • Ventilation blower
  • FOUR (4) Zone reverse cycle heat and air conditioning: Forward Cabin, Salon and DUAL units on helm deck

(4) Marine Air Digital Thermostats

Hull & Deck

The helm deck has the helm station on the starboard side with a Stidd chair for the helms-person and a companion Stidd chair on port with a chart area. There is a settee aft of the companion chair and wet bar opposite complete with sink and refrigerator with ice-maker. Opening center windshield and eisenglass rear enclosure. The helm deck is air-conditioned for added comfort in any weather condition.


The cockpit has a storage lazarette, transom door from the swim platform, easy steps to the wide side decks for safety.

  • Deep V Planing hull design with Shallow prop pockets 23 degree deadrise amidships and 16 degrees at transom
  • ISO NPG gelcoat with vinylester back-up resin
  • Knitted Biaxial Structural E-Glass Reinforcements
  • Foam/plywood cored fiberglass stringer system
  • Swim platform with under mounted telescoping ladder
  • Hull side rubbing strakes
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • Painted (IMRON) Double Boot Strip Gold Cove Stripe
  • (2) STIDD helm chairs at helm area, for captain & mate
  • Wet bar with refrigerator/ice-maker behind captain helm chair
  • Upgraded L settee on helm deck with high gloss cherry table that stows while underway
  • Open cockpit with one large opening lazarette hatch on gas struts
  • Aft facing bench seat
  • Custom Stainless Steel Hand-rails Port & Starboard under hard-top overhang
  • Walk-thru transom door to swim platform
  • Port & Starboard Hawse Pipes Side of transom
  • Wide walk-around side decks for easy access forward
  • Shore Water Inlet
  • Hot and Cold Pressure water cockpit shower
Electrical System
  • (2) 30amp AC shore power inlets
  • Onan 9.0kW 120V eQD Generator, 325 hours
  • (2) 50 ft. 30amp shore cords
  • Galvanic isolator w/monitoring system
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel
  • 120V outlets in each cabin and one in engine room
  • All galley and head receptacles are GFI protected
  • Additional outlets positioned in locations appropriate for entertainment systems in main cabin and forward cabin
  • 120VAC outlet located on the upper helm deck
  • Professional Mariner 50amp, 3-bank battery charger
  • (2) 1000 CCA dedicated engine starting batteries, additional thruster (1) and genset start (1) 
  • (2) 4D AGM deep cycle ship's service batteries
  • Battery Management panel including: Emergency crossover switch, Ships power switch & Starting Battery switch
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel w/battery condition gauge
  • Lighting: Danish Cabin reading lights, Cantalupi halogen lights in the overhead, Halogen bar lighting in appropriate locations, Improved engine room lighting, Cockpit courtesy lights w/remote switch at transom door
  • Tinned wire throughout
Electronics & Navigational Equipment
  • (2) Garmin 5215 Touchscreen Plotters
  • Garmin Radome
  • Garmin VHF at helm with repeater mic for mate
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • Additional Garmin GMI 10 Color Display
  • (2) Garmin engine room cameras 
Engine Room / Mechanical Equipment
  • Twin UPGRADED Cummins QSB 5.9 425 Engines  
  • Cummins Electronic Controls
  • Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Racor Fuel Filters
  • Reverso Oil Change System
  • Sidepower Bow AND Stern Thrusters w/dual thruster control at helm
  • 1" Foam insulation under lazarette
  • Dampening material on aft face of fuel tank
  • All holes through bulkheads & deck into engine room filled with insulating material
  • Fireboy Automatic fire suppression system
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.

General Information

  • Boat Name OTTER
  • Manufacturer Sabre
  • Model 38 Salon Express
  • Model Year 2011


  • Heads 1

Engine Information

  • Manufacturer Cummins
  • Model QSB 5.9 425
  • Hours 570


  • LOA 38 ft
  • Beam 13.67 ft
  • Draft 3.83 ft


  • Fuel Capacity 316|gallon
  • Water Capacity --