1988 Sabre 39 feet


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This 1988 Sabre 39 is listed for $79,000. Learn more about this Sabre for sale here. Read Sabre boat reviews, browse other Sabre boats for sale, or shop other Cruiser-Racer boats for sale online at Vessel Vendor.

About this boat

Horizon Sabre 38 MKII

Built at the end of 1987, Horizon is the first hull of the revised 38′

MKII design, and is a classic looking yacht made to Sabre standards in

South Casco Maine. It has had a single owner, only been in fresh water,

professionally maintained and wintered in heated storage. The teak

interior is open and welcoming and the wide beam offers generous space

to allow for the storage of provisions, fenders, foul weather gear and

spinnakers. With ten opening ports and six opening hatches there is

always plenty of ventilation. The convenient deck layout facilitates

double handed sailing, and the spacious cockpit easily handles cocktail


Horizon has had many upgrades over the years and it has regularly earned

the reputation of being a fast cruising boat with lots of beautiful

furniture down below. It is rare to find a yacht of this pedigree and

value.  Only declining health is making the owner sell.


Forward of the main salon is the master state room with a large 6’4” centerline berth. Beneath are

many deep drawers and lockers for storage of your personal gear. A comfortable seat is located to port

in front of a convenient vanity sink and mirror. A tall hanging locker is found to starboard, and a long

deep shelf extends from each of the bulkheads for the length of the V berth.

Deep and comfortable 6’4” long settees are found port and starboard in the main salon. The port side

converts to a double berth to be used for guests or underway. The centerline drop leaf table can

comfortably seat six adults.

Deep lockers outboard provide ample storage spaces. The main salon is well ventilated with a large

port-light and six opening ports. Four deck hatches are spread throughout the boat. Accordion shades

provide window covering when desired.

An aft facing chart table can truly be used under way. There is a Raymarine C-90 GPS/Chart plotter

mounted above the chart table. The ship’s AC/DC electrical systems are displayed and controlled from

the custom electrical panel, and the ship’s batteries are secured below the chart table seat.

The galley of the 38 MKII is a pleasure to work with while at sea or at the dock. The L shaped space

provides plenty of work room, and a folding extension leaf table can further augment work space.

Locker doors, handmade dovetailed drawers and storage spaces easily store all the provisions you have

to bring along. A double stainless steel sink with a single lever faucet is found on center line.

Outboard is a large ice box with two top openings which is cooled by an Adler Barber Refrigeration

system. The gimbaled three burner CNG stove and oven with a stainless steel grab bar is located aft

and outboard. A handy cupboard exposes a large garbage can for trash.

The aft cabin is spacious with a wide 6’4” berth, a hanging locker and a deep shelf along the bulkhead

to provide storage.

The head is complete with a shower and a small bench. Access to the head is from the salon.


LOA: 38.67 ft LWL: 31.42 ft

Beam: 12.22 ft SA: 691.00 sq ft

Draft: 6.50 ft Keel: fin

Displacement: 16,900 lb Ballast: 6.600 lb

First Built: 1988 Last Built: 1995

Hull #: 001 # Built: 114

Water: 106 gal Fuel: 45 gal

Engine: Diesel Make: Westerbeke 33 hp

Designer: Roger Hewson


Raymarine e7 Multifunction hybrid touch GPS Chart Plotter is at the helm station

Raymarine ST 60 Depth, Speed and Wind displays are at the helm and Nav Station

Raymarine C-90 GPS Chart Plotter is at the Nav Station

Richie Binnacle Compass is at the Helm

Tacktick wireless Sail Master is mounted at the mast

Icom M402 VHF

West Marine Submersible Hand Held VHF

ST 6000 autopilot with ST 70 control unit

JVC Bluetooth KD-T 700BT AM/FM stereo with 4 speakers


12 volt power outlet at Nav Station

110 volt power outlets 5

Four 12 volt group 30 AGM batteries 2020

Sealed battery switch

110 Volt shore power system with 3 50′ cords

Master AC/DC panels with volt ammeters and marine circuit breakers

Line Guard Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter

LED navigation, cabin and V-berth lighting

Sails, Canvas & Rigging:

Double Spreader Rig by Hall Spars

Port and Starboard Spinnaker Halyards

Inboard and Outboard Adjustable Genoa Cars

Navtec Rod Rigging

Hall Quick Vang Navtec

Hydraulic Backstay

North Fully Battened Mainsail 1.5oz

2007 North 150% Furling Genoa with UV Leach and Foot Cover 2015

North Symmetrical Spinnakers .75oz 2000, 2006

North Asymmetrical Spinnaker .75oz 2007

Spinnaker Pole

Mainsail Cover, Pedestal/Wheel cover, Life Line Cushions

Hull & Deck

Horizon has a beautiful classic white hull with white non-skid on a sport white deck

Four Cowl Vents

Lewmar 52 2 Speed Self Tailing Primary Winches

Lewmar 43 2 Speed Self Tailing Secondary Winches

Lewmar 30 2 Speed Self Tailing Starboard Side Cabin Top Winches 2

Lewmar 30 2 speed Port side Cabin Top Winches 2

Lewmar Anchor Windlass with Rope/Chain Gypsy

Harken 4:1 Big Boat Traveler System Harken Genoa Furling System

40” Steering Wheel

Custom Aluminum Bow Anchor Roller

Lewmar 35 Pound CQR Plow Anchor, 95′ of 5/16” chain, 150′ of 5/8” 3 strand line

Danforth 20 Pound Hi-Tensil Anchor, 6′ of 5.16” chain, 150′ of 5/8” braided line

Snubber, 25′ With Locking Stainless Steel Chain Hook

Anchor locker with drain



Documented Vessel with original Owners Manual

Spreader Lights

Gori 2 blade Folding Propeller

Custom Hatch, Port and Companion Screens

Custom Blue Cockpit Cushions

Hot Water Tank

Edson Varnished Cockpit Table

Chelsea 5.5” Clock & Barometer, Brass

CNG Tanks 3

Flag Halyard

Magma 18” BBQ Grill

Large Custom Made White Sun Awning

Navigation Tools, Divider, Parallel Ruler, Hand held Compass

Throwable Horseshoe, Type IV PVD Life

Jackets 6

Boat Hook

Fenders, 10” dia x 28” Tall With Flannel Covers 4

Fender Board

Sabre Custom Tool Drawer

Complete Documentation and Manuals

Teak Staff With 30” x 48” Ensign

Spare Parts, filters, impellers, etc

Marine Sales & Charters is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by RCR Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

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Listing updated: 2023-03-01 12:11:32

Specifications for 1988 Sabre 39 feet

  • Price (in USD) $79,000
  • Hull Material Fiberglass
  • Condition Used
  • Engine Make Westerbeke
  • Category Cruiser-Racer
  • Year 1988
  • Fuel Type Diesel
  • Length (in Feet) 38
  • Country United States
  • Zipcode 44089

Vessel Vendor is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by RCR Yachts and is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel. 

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