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Sabre Yachts 38 Express
(w/ 2 x 440-hp Yanmar GLY - Diesel)

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Sabre Yachts 38 Express
Sabre Yachts 38 Express
Sabreline delivers a home run with the 38 Express Hard Top. The hard top protects you and your passengers in the cockpit from the elements while offering a nearly unobstructed 360-degree view of the vistas around you.

Key Features

  • Standard hardtop
  • Standard Stidd helm and mate’s seating
  • Standard electric anchoring system
  • Wide walkways forward with wood toe rail and custom stainless mooring chocks
  • Roomy owner’s stateroom with 60” x 80” queen berth
  • Standard twin Yanmar 370-hp diesel power with 440-hp optional power


Sabre Yachts 38 Express Specifications
Length Overall 38' 6'' Dry Weight 21,500 lbs.
Beam 13' 8'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 3' 4'' Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 350 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity 100 gal.
Deadrise/Transom 16 deg. Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom 6'6'' Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance N/A Trailer Weight N/A
Total Package Weight (Trailer,Boat & Engine) N/A
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Sabre Yachts 38 Express Engine options
Std. Power 2 x 370-hp Yanmar 6LYA-STP
Tested Power 2 x 440-hp Yanmar GLY - Diesel
Opt. Power 2 x 440-hp Yanmar 6LY2A-STP
2 x 380-hp Cummins QSB

Sabre Yachts 38 Express Line Drawing


Sabre Yachts 38 Express Photo Gallery

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A Classic Design

The 38 Express Hard Top boasts elegance and sophistication from the moment you first lay eyes on her. Stepping aboard proves this even more.

Spacious Cockpit for Various Activities

The stern deck has plenty of room for roaming, relaxing, or wetting a line if you decide to catch dinner.

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Refined Throughout

The helm has triple windshields with wipers and washers. There is plenty of room to fully outfit the helm station with flat panel electronics.

Quality Craftsmanship

Inside you’ll find a cabin reminiscent of an elegant wood paneled office or family room in custom wood trim. Modern appointments accentuate the interior throughout, such as the flat panel TV in the sa

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Spacious Accommodations

Room and storage is maximized for comfort whether your plans include a short day cruise or a week long getaway.

Sabre Yachts 38 Express Captain's Report is archived.

Sabre Yachts 38 Express Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Sabre Yachts 38 Express is 37.9 mph (61 kph), burning 47.9 gallons per hour (gph) or 181.3 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Sabre Yachts 38 Express is 18.4 mph (29.6 kph), and the boat gets 1.16 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.49 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 365 miles (587.41 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 2 x 440-hp Yanmar GLY - Diesel.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Sabre Yachts 38 Express Standard and Optional Equipment
Air Cond./Heat Standard
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Optional
Dripless Shaft Seals Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Power Steering Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard
TV/DVD Standard
Washdown: Fresh Water Optional at anchor locker
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Standard
Coffeemaker Standard
Icemaker Optional
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard
Exterior Features
Hardtop Standard
Ice Chest Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Transom Shower Optional
Wet bar Standard
Boats More Than 30 Feet
Bow Thruster Optional
Engine Synchronizer Optional
Freezer Standard
Generator Optional
Oil Change System Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Sabre Yachts 38 Express Warranty

Sabre Yachts 38 Express Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
NMMA Certification Yes

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