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Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan
(w/ 2 x 500-hp Yanmar 6 CXM GTE - Diesel)

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Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan
Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan
Sabreline successfully blends old Down East style with modern design delivering a Motoryacht with speed, style, sophisticated systems and modern comforts. She delivers confident low speed handling with sporty planing speeds. Dual helm stations offer obvious advantages in inclimate weather. The salon offers excellent visibility and openness while the American Cherry craftsmanship shows off Sabreline’s talent in interior design and systems integration.

Key Features

  • Modified deep-V hull with 16 degrees deadrise at the stern
  • Twin Yanmar 440-hp standard with ZF transmissions
  • 2 inch Aquamet stainless shafts with 4 blade NiBrAl pro
  • Teleflex dual hydraulic steering stations
  • Bonding system protection against galvanic corrosion
  • Varnished cherry interior
  • Teak and Holly cabin sole
  • Spacious aft deck with roomy command bridge seating area above
  • Sleeps six
  • Easy access Command Bridge
  • Easy access side walkways with large diameter safety rails
  • Sliding door at lower station for easy access to helmsman


Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan Specifications
Length Overall 42' 3'' Dry Weight 30,000 lbs. (approx half load)
Beam 14' 4'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 3'9'' (twin engine) Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 460 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity 160 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 42 Sedan Engine options
Std. Power 2 x Yanmar 440 hp 6LY series diesels
Tested Power 2 x 500-hp Yanmar 6 CXM GTE - Diesel
Opt. Power 2 x Caterpillar C9 500 hp electronic engines
2 x Yanmar 6CX 465 hp
2 x Yanmar 6CX 500 hp

Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan Photo Gallery

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Down East Flavor

The 42 can be ordered without the bridge, creating the classic lines of a true sedan cruiser.

Attention to Detail

Sabreline can completely customize the layout and furnishings in the salon and significantly alter the starboard stateroom.

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Luxurious and Comfortable

The warm American Cherry interior also accentuates the Down East flavor of the boat, but again with clean, modern lines and an open, well lighted interior.

Plenty of Power

Our test boat’s 500 horsepower Yanmar diesels provided a top speed of 36.9 miles-per-hour.

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Impressive Style, Accommodations, and Handling

The 42 handled well both underway and at the dock where the Teleflex electronic engine controls proved their worth.

Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan Captain's Report is archived.

Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan is 36.9 mph (59.4 kph), burning 54.7 gallons per hour (gph) or 207.04 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan is 26.2 mph (42.2 kph), and the boat gets .97 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.41 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 394 miles (634.08 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 2 x 500-hp Yanmar 6 CXM GTE - Diesel.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
Autopilot Optional
Air Cond./Heat Optional
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Optional
Head: Fixed Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard
Washdown: Fresh Water Optional
Washdown: Raw Water Optional
Water Heater Standard
Icemaker Optional
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard
Exterior Features
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Wet bar Standard
Boats More Than 30 Feet
Bow Thruster Optional
Davit Optional
Engine Synchronizer Optional
Freezer Optional
Glendinning Cablemaster Optional
Helm: Second Station Standard
Oil Change System Optional
Washer/Dryer Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan Warranty

Sabre Yachts 42 Sedan 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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