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2020 Sabre 48 Salon Express

St. Clair Shores, Michigan


Second Mates VIII is the Finest Sabre 48 Salon On The Market Today ! She is currently stored in Toronto, Canada (Inside Heated) and can be trucked anywhere should buyer want to take delivery prior to spring 2024. 
  • Volvo Factory Engine Warranties - Good Through June 28th, 2027 (Engines, Pods, Steering / JoyStick, Display, Etc.) 
  • SABRE FULL FACTORY WARRANTY Good Through Jun 28th, 2026
Her Owners Have Taken "Pride In Ownership" to the next level ! With NO Expense Spared and Her Endless List of Upgrades & Custom Options - "Second Mates VIII" is a Must See For Any Yachtsmen Looking To Make a Purchase !

She is powered by Twin Volvo Penta IPS 700's with only 240 Fresh Water Hours - Cruising comfortably at 27 knots and at wide open throttle, she will top out at more than 32 knots. Pod drives and joystick controls give every owner-operator the confidence to dock her in the most difficult of circumstances with ease.

Featuring the standard configuration of two cabins and two heads, Second Mates VIII is supplemented by a Utility room offering an additional crew quarters. Her galley-down layout does not compromise on space and light, allowing for easy meal prep and use for extended trips. Unique to the Sabre 48 Salon Express design, her master berth and en-suite head have an athwartships orientation, allowing for flat cabin sole on all side of the spacious island queen.

Easy to see in the Toronto Canada Area - Second Mates VIII is ready for her next Adventure!

  • Volvo Penta IPS 700s (550hp) w/ 190 Fresh Water Hours
  • Volvo Extended Engine Warranties - Good Through June 28th, 2027
  • SABRE WARRANTY Good Through Jun 28th, 2026
  • Volvo Penta 900mm Interceptor Trim System w/ Auto Trim
  • Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)
  • Active Corrosion Protection System (ACP)
  • Volvo-Penta AutoPilot w/ Joystick Driving
  • Onan 13.5 kw Generator w/ 193 Hours
  • SeaKeeper 6 Gyro Stabilization 
  • Flag Blue Hull Color - Ceramic Coated 
  • Reverse Oil Change System 
  • Hydraulic Swim Platform 
  • 200 Ft. Chain w/ Anchor 
  • Custom Toe Rail Covers
  • Wi/Fi Antenna
  • Cockpit Wet Bar w/ BBQ Grill & Refrigerator
  • ShorePower - Auto Boost Transformer
  • Single Seagull Water Purifier on Galley Cold Water 
  • Single Seagull Water Purifier on Ice Maker
  • 3000 Watt True Sine Wave Inverter / Charger
  • Kahlenberg Chrome Air Horn - Dual 
  • ACR RCL Spot Light - Mounted on Hardtop w/ Control @ Helm
  • Electric Sunroof
  • Ice Maker - Under Helm Seats
  • SureShade Retractable Awning - Cockpit (2022 Upgraded Control Box) 
  • Garmin Glass Cockpit (2) 16" Multi-Function Displays
  • Garmin 4' Fantom 50kw Digital Radar
  • Garmin VHF Model 315 w/ 8' Antennta
  • Remote Wash Down Outlet - Aft Cockpit
  • Fridge/Freezer - Crew / Utility Room
  • Washer / Dryer SideBySide in Crew / Utility Room
  • A/C Unit For Crew / Utility Room 
  • Complete Ceramic Coating - All Gelcoat, Painted Surfaces, Glass & Non-Skid
  • And More........


Pier 33 is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Second Mates VIII
Make: Sabre
Model: 48 Salon Express
Year: 2020
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: HWS48145B020
Has Hull ID: Yes
Range: 301.5 mi


Length: 48 ft / 14.63 m
Length Overall: 47'10 ft / 14.58 m
Beam: 15'4 ft / 4.67 m
Range: 989'2 ft / 301.5 m
Max Draft: 4'1 ft / 1.24 m
Bridge Clearance: 14'2 ft / 4.32 m
Dry Weight: 37,500 lb
Single Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: IPS 700
  • Drive Type: Pod
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 550hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 240
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: IPS 700
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 550hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 240
Total Engine Power: 1,100hp
Cruising Speed: 30 kn
Maximum Speed: 34 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 525 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 160 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 70 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Pod
Stock Number: B4944
Boat Class: Downeast, Other

  • Deep V Planing Hull Design
  • 14°Deadrise @ The Transom, 23° Deadrise Amidships.
  • ISO NPG White Gelcoat w/Vinylester Backup Resin.
  • Bottom, Topsides and Transom VIP Resin Infused Biaxial E-Glass with Corecell SAN Foam Core.
  • Stringer System Biaxial E-Glass with Foam Core.
  • Resin Infused E-Glass Swim Platform with the Molded-In Anti-Skid Surface.
  • Hull Side Rubbing Strakes.
  • PVC Rub Rail with Stainless Steel Cap.
  • Painted (Urethane) Double Boot Top.
  • Gold Recessed Cove Stripe.
  • ISO NPG Gelcoat.
  • VIP Resin Infused Biaxial E-Glass with Balsa Core.
  • Molded-In Anti-Skid Deck Surfaces.
  • Electric Opening Window in Salon Aft Salon Bulkhead. 
  • Flush, Outward Opening, Transom Door with Latch.
  • Anchor Locker with Slam Latch.
  • Large Lazarette / Engine Room Access Hatch in Cockpit Sole.
  • Integrated Sure Shade System Over Cockpit. 
  • 1 1/4" Diameter Type 316 Stainless Steel Perimeter Rail System
  • (6) 12inch Stainless Steel Cleats: Two Forward, Four Mid Ship
  • (2) Stainless Steel Bollard Cleats Aft
  • (2) Stainless 12? Cleats on Cockpit Coaming on Centerline
  • (1) 10? Stainless Steel Cleat to Starboard of Windlass as Anchor Rode Tie Off
  • (4) Custom Cast Stainless Steel Mid-Rail Line Chocks
  • (2) Custom Cast Stainless Steel Skene Chocks Forward.
  • Custom Stainless Steel Bow Pulpit with Dual Anchor Roller For 44# CQR or Delta Anchor and Lunch Hook
  • Quick Anchor Windlass, Electric Rope-Chain Type
  • Teak Flag Staff and Socket on Taffrail
  • Burgee Staff on The Bow Pulpit
  • (6) Low-Profile Stainless Steel Hatches w/ Screens
  • Single-Glazed Salon Windows.
  • (6) Custom Stainless Steel Opening Port Lights
  • Teak Toe Rails.
  • Teak Cabin-Side Eyebrow
  • Teak Table in Cockpit
  • Custom Stainless Steel SABRE Logo
  • Raw Water Wash Down System at The Bow
  • Hinged Access Door to Starboard Side Deck
  • Dual Volvo-Garmin 8617 Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) w/ Separate SD Card Readers
  • Volvo-Penta Autopilot w/ Joystick Driving
  • Volvo-Penta IPS Plus Joystick Controller on Stidd Armrest
  • Twin Lever Shift & Throttle Control (EVC-E) w/ Single Lever & Cruise Control Software
  • Triple Windshield Wipers w/ Multiple Speed Settings
  • Windshield Washers Plumbed From The Fresh Water System
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Switch Controls for Horn, Running Lights, Anchor Light, Engine Room Blowers, & Bilge Pumps
  • Custom Teak Steering Wheel w/ Tilt Helm & Sabre Logo
  • Twin Stidd N Series Helm-Seats w/ Ultra-Leather ® Fabric Mounted on a Cherry Cabinet
  • NMEA 2000 Backbone
  • Twin Volvo-Penta IPS 700 Inboard Propulsion Systems w/ 24v Electric Shift Transmissions & NiBrAl P-Series Duo-Props
  • Tier III Emission Certified
  • Pleasure Craft Rated VP D8, 550 Mhp @ 2900 Rpm Engines
  • Integrated FreshWater Heat Exchanger Cooling System
  • 24v-110Amp Alternator Each Engine
  • Extra 12v-115Amp Alternator
  • Volvo-Penta 900mm Interceptor Trim System w/ Auto Trim
  • Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)
  • Active Corrosion Protection system (ACP)
  • Volvo-Penta Clear Wake Exhaust Bypass System (EVC Controlled)
  • Groco Raw Water Intake Strainers & Safety Sea Valves
  • Engine Room Blower & Vent Ducts
  • Engine Room Floor with FRP Anti-Skid
  • Gloss White Engine Room
  • Gloss White Painted Engines
  • Mylar-Faced Foam Noise Barrier
  • (2) 263 USG Diesel Fuel Tanks Port and Starboard
  • Dual Racor Fuel Filters
  • (2) 2 inch Diesel Deck Fill Plates
  • Onan 13.5KW Generator Including: Dedicated Start Battery, Water Drop Muffler, Cooling Water Intake Strainer, Sound Shield & Transfer Switch
  • 50A Shore Power Service with Glendinning Cablemaster & 85ft. cord
  • Isolation Transformer
  • Illuminated Main Circuit Breaker Distribution Panel
  • Digital AC System Monitor
  • 120V GFCI Protected Outlets In Each Cabin and Engine Room
  • 50amp, 3- Bank Battery Charger
  • Reverse Cycle Hat/Air Conditioning with 4 zones- One 10k BTU in the Forward Cabin, one 10k BTU in the Master Cabin, one 16k BTU in the Galley and one 24k BTU in the Main Salon. Optional 6k BTU in Crew Quarters
  • Fusion Apollo Stereo System with Bluetooth. Controls at Helm and Cockpit, Four Speakers: Two in the Main Salon, Two in the Cockpit.
  • 10in Fusion Subwoofer
  • Fusion Amplifier
  • 32in  LED TV in the Main Salon
  • 32in  LED TV in the Master Stateroom
  • 24in  LED TV in the Forward Stateroom
  • Polyethylene Holding Tank with a70-Gallon Capacity
  • Jabsco Quiet Flush Fresh Water MSD in Guest Head
  • Tecma Eco MSD in Master Head
  • Diaphragm Waste Pump on Holding Tank
  • Water Capacity 160 Gals
  • Stainless Steel, 20-Gallon Water Heater Operates on 110-VAC 
  • Hot and Cold Water Pressure System 12V with Dual Pumps 
  • Fresh Water Spigot in the Engine Room
  • Transom Shower, Hot and Cold
  • Shore Water Inlet with a Filter
  • L Sette to Starboard, 5 inch Foam Cushions, with Storage and Sabre Tool Drawer Beneath
  • High Gloss Finished Table with Hi-Low Pedestal and Angled Slide Mechanism; Lowers to Coffee Table Height
  • Sound Deadening, Soft Headliner Panels
  • Raised Mates L-Shaped Settee to Port of Helm
  • Hinged Stainless Steel Door to Cockpit
  • Electrically Operated Window Aft of L-Settee
  • Deep chart Table Forward of L Settee Seat Port
  • Fiddles at Navstation
  • Solid Surface Countertop.
  • Stainless Steel Under Mount Sink with Cover and Pull-Out Faucet
  • Soap Dispenser
  • Isotherm Stainless Steel Stand-Up Refrigerator (Top) and Freezer
  • Touch Control Induction Cooktop
  • Convection Microwave with Stainless Steel Face
  • Drawers and Storage Lockers Below the Counter
  • Built-In Waste Basket Recycle Bin Below Steps
  • Hull Side Deadlight Over Sink
Steering System
Joystick Control

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