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2012 Sabre 42 Hard Top Express

Falmouth, Massachusetts


"American Beauty" is a Nice Example a Well Equipped and Cared For 2012 42' Sabre Hardtop Express, Claret Hull Color Painted in 2020, Twin Cummins 5.9 L 380 HP diesels with 860 Hrs, Zeus Pod Drives with SkyHook, Two Stateroom Layout, Swimplatform, Salon Teak and Holly Refinished in 2020, Cherry Interior, Cockpit Ice Maker (New '21), Stidd Helm Chairs, Stainless Steel Salon Folding Doors and Full RayMarine Electronics Package.

Owner looking to Move Up, so Timing is Right!


Thomas Yacht is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Oyster Harbors Marine.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: American Beauty
Make: Sabre
Model: 42 Hard Top Express
Year: 2012
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Designer: Sabre Design Team
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: HWSL4054B212
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 42 ft / 12.80 m
Length Overall: 42 ft / 12.80 m
Beam: 14'4 ft / 4.37 m
Max Draft: 3'9 ft / 1.14 m
Bridge Clearance: 13'3 ft / 4.04 m
Dry Weight: 29,000 lb
Deadrise: 16 °
Single Berths: 6

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: QSB 5.9
  • Drive Type: Pod
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 380hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 860
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: QSB 5.9
  • Drive Type: Pod
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 380hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 860
Total Engine Power: 760hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 450 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 160 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 60 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Pod
Stock Number: BC
Boat Class: Downeast, Motor Yachts

Manufacturer Provided Description

Sabre Yachts 42 Hard Top Express has been one of the most sought after Sabre motor yachts.

Her helm deck is a careful study in ergonomics, surrounded by large opening windows and overhead hatches for maximum ventilation and light. Views for the helmsman and crew are virtually unobstructed. The Stidd helm and mate's chairs, covered in Ultraleather upholstery, provide a degree of comfort rarely found in competitors yachts. To add to cruising comfort, our engineers have reduced noise and vibration levels with a careful study of engine room ventilation and insulation.

Wide side decks with large diameter stainless steel hand rails, custom stainless steel portlights, line chocks and air intakes, a standard rope chain windlass and highly polished aluminum hatches all add to the beauty and functionality of her deck. A double anchor roller makes anchoring work a breeze.

An optional hard back enclosure closes off the helm deck from the cockpit with the addition of two elegant curved windows in the corners, a sliding window to port and an aluminum entry door.

Below decks her hand-crafted cherry interior adds to the sense of luxury, evident throughout. The master stateroom berth is low and wide, making it both comfortable and easy to access. The head with stall shower has private access from the stateroom and from the salon.

The main salon is configured with a long L-shaped settee and a custom, maple-inlaid salon table. The guest stateroom to starboard is equipped with a pull out double berth, many drawers and lockers.

Her galley is equipped with an electric cook top, convection microwave oven and offers ample storage for extended voyages.

  •  Painted Claret Hull Color in 2020
  • Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design, with shallow pod drive
  • 16º deadrise at transom, 23º deadrise amidships 
  • ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester back-up resin 
  • Bottom, topsides and transom Resin infused biaxial E-glass with Corecell SAN foam core 
  • Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core 
  • VIP Resin Infused swim platform with molded-in anti-skid 
  • Hull side rubbing strakes 
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap 
  • Painted (Urethane) double boot top 
  • Gold recessed cove stripe 
  • Custom Claret Awlgrip painted hull (New in 2020)
  • Sport white deck with beige contrasting non skid
  •  ISO NPG gelcoat
  • Vacuum-infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core 
  • Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces 
  • Stainless steel sliding aft salon door 
  • Sliding windows in salon on cabin sides 
  • Top hinged windows in salon aft bulkhead 
  • Hinged access door to side deck at helm 
  • Flush, outward opening, transom door with latch 
  • Anchor locker with slam latch 
  • Lazarette hatch with gas struts and compression latches 
  • Hand rails at each corner on cockpit coaming 
  • Large engine room hatch in main salon with compression latch 
  • 1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system 
  • (6) 12” Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 mid ship, 2 in aft cockpit) 
  • (1) 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass as anchor rode tie off 
  • (2) Custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks 
  • (2) Custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward 
  • (4) Cast stainless steel hawse pipes in transom and hull sides 
  • Fiberglass bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 35# CQR or Delta anchor and “lunch hook” 
  • Anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type 
  • Flag staff and socket on taffrail 
  • Burgee staff on bow pulpit 
  • (3) Lewmar Low Profile polished aluminum hatches w/screens 
  • (6) Custom stainless steel opening port lights
  • Teak toe rails (Varnish in 2020)
  • Teak cabin side eye-brow (Varnish in 2020)
  • Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” medallion
  •  Two Raymarine E-120 widescreen displays for GPS chart plotter, radar 
  • Digital sounder 
  • B-60 transducer 
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio 
  • 4K 24” digital radome 
  • Raystar 125 GPS antenna 
  • KVH M-3 satallite dome 
  • Dish network 
  • Stereo
  • Spacious Island Berth layout with 5" cushion. ¾” laminated trim
  • Cherry hull ceilings 
  • (2) Drawers under berth. A/C return grills under drawers 
  • (2) drawers in bureau w/locker w/shelf above and single louvered 
  • Upper enclosed shelves with storage behind. Locker face to have (2) louvered doors 
  • Recessed shelf with fiddle on starboard main bulkhead with 19” flat screen TV and DVD player 
  • Large cedar lined hanging locker to port, with louvered door, shelf and hangar pole 
  • Open shelf above port hanging locker 
  • Teak and holly sole 
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels 
  • Shoji style pocket door to forward stateroom
  •  Double berth, 5" foam cushions, ¾” laminated trim
  • Cherry hull ceilings 
  • (4) Drawers under berth, A/C return grille beside 
  • Forward bulkhead storage locker, and shelf 
  • Night stand with drawers below 
  • Teak and holly sole 
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels
  • Shoji style pocket doors between lower foyer and second stateroom 
  • Surface mounted LED TV
  • Stainless steel under mount oval sink 
  • Circular shower stall with seat and locker outboard 
  • Hot and cold pressure water 
  • Electric shower sump pump 
  • Storage lockers 
  • Solid surface vanity top with bull nose 
  • Towel bar 
  • Wood trimmed mirror over sink 
  • Ventilation blower
  •  “L” settee to port, 5” foam cushions, with storage and Sabre tool drawer under 
  • Sunbrella fabric seat coverings 
  • High Gloss finished folding table with hi-low pedestal, lowers to coffee table height 
  • End table to starboard with 24” flat screen LED TV on lift •
  • Sound deadening, soft headliner panels •
  • Settee to starboard with drop down storage under 
  • Two Stidd N series helm chairs for Captain and mate covered in Ultraleather
  • Teak and Holly sole *Refinished, 2020
  •  Mid level galley • Solid surface galley counter top 
  • Stainless steel under mount sink with Scandvik faucet 
  • Vitrifrigo 2-drawer Refrigeration with stainless steel doors 
  • Isotherm 1-drawer Freezer with stainless steel door
  • Two burner touch control electric cook top 
  • Convection microwave with stainless steel door above aft 
  • Cabinet with two louvered doors on forward bulkhead 
  • Drawers and storage lockers below counter 
  • Built-in waste basket 
  • Large drawer under microwave opens athwartships
  • Twin Cummins QSB 380hp electronic, fresh water-cooled •
  • Twin CMD Zeus 3500 pod drives, with integrated steering, trim tabs and Skyhook system 
  • Twin Vessel view screens for engine and systems monitoring 
  • 120A, 12V alternators each engine • (2) Exhaust by-pass mufflers
  • Engine room blower • Engine room vent ducts 
  • Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid 
  • White gelcoated engine room 
  • Mylar face foam noise barrier •
  • CMD helm, with joystick 
  • Trim tabs integrated in CMD Zeus pod drives 
  • Autopilot integrated in CMD Zeus system •
  • GPS receiver included 
  • “Skyhook” GPS position hold system
  •  Two AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries (New in 2020) 
  • Two AGM 4D deep cycle ship's service batteries (New in 2020) 
  • One AGM Group 24 generator start battery (New in 2020) 
  • Remote control battery switches with controls at helm 
  • Manual emergency battery crossover switch 
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution on bulkhead opposite galley
  • Digital battery monitor
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.

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