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1987 42' Sabre 42

$ 119,900 USD

Pensacola, FL, US


Sabre 42' 42

1987 Sabre 42 Major Refit in 2020:

  • Mast & Rigging
  • Sails
  • Electronics
  • Electrical
  • Canvas
  • Bottom
  • Air Conditioning
  • and a lot more

Engines (1)

  • Make Westerbeke
  • Model C 46
  • Fuel diesel
  • Total HP46
  • Total Hours 3710


SYS Yacht Sales 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.

SYS Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Murray Yacht Sales New Orleans.


  • Category Sail
  • Condition Used
  • Hull Material Fiberglass
  • Make Sabre
  • Model 42
  • Boat Name Kestrel
  • Length Overall 41' 9''
  • Model Year 1987
  • Beam 12' 8''
  • Max Draft 6' 10''
  • Dry Weight 18'
  • Fuel Tank1 x 40|gallon
  • Cabins 2 x 6.42 ft
  • Heads 2
  • Length 42'
  • Length at WaterLine 34'
  • Holding Tank 1 x 55|gallon
  • Fresh Water 1 x 120|gallon
  • Double Berths 3
  • Displacement 18,800 lb
  • Bridge Clearance 56.5 ft
  • Ballast Weight 7,800 lb
  • Windlass Type Electric
  • Boat Keel Fin Keel
  • Drive Type Direct

Full Details

Equipment List



Layout: Two Cabin / Two Head Layout

Air Conditioning: Yes

Ports: (12) opening ports

Hatches: (9) opening hatches

Fans: 12v fans

Cabin Sole: Teak & holly

Nav Station: Yes

Dinette Table: Bulkhead mounted


Cushions: Off white vinyl, mattresses are covered with dark blue Sunbrella

Master Cabin: V berth

Guest Cabin(s): Full Bert

Headroom: 6’5’

Head: Head with shower

Head: Head with separate shower



Stove/Oven: GSI 3 burner with oven

Refrigeration: Novacool

Freezer: Novacool

Sink: Double stainless steel

Water: Hot & cold

Water Heater: 12 gallon Raritan

Cabinets: Yes

Counter Top: Yes

Watermaker: Cruise RO water maker, 2020

Dockside Water: Yes

Gas Detector: Xintex S-2A, 2020

Grill: Magma



Plotter: Raymarine C95, 2020

Autopilot: Raymarine P70, 2020

Speed/Depth: Raymarine i70, 2020

Wind: Raymarine i70, 2020

VHF: Uniden UM380

AIS: Raymarine, 2020

Stereo: Fusion MSRA with two Bose speakers, 2020


Satellite Radio/Weather: Sirius, 2020

Satellite Phone: Inmarsat, 2020

EPIRB: ACR Global Fix, 2020

Compass: Yes



12v system: Yes

110v system: Yes

Battery Charger: Xantrek Freedom XC Pro 3000, 2020

Batteries: (3) Group 31 Firefly house & Optima M2 starter

Shore Power: Smart Plug, 30 amp, 2020

Inverter: Xantrek Freedom XC Pro 3000, 2020

Generator: Pahasor 3.5kw with 1280 hrs

Alternator: Replaced in 2020

Solar: (2) removable Solbin 78w solar panels, 2020

Wind: Silent Wind Generator, 2020

Interior Lights: Halogen

Nav Lights: Halogen

12v Outlet(s): Yes



Main: Cross Cut Dacron Full Battened, 2015

Jib: 30% Dacron, 2020

Jib: 70% Dacron, 2020

Jib: 105% Dacron, 2020

Jib: 120% Dacron, 2020

Mast: Modified from a masthead to a fractional rig in 2020, 

Roller Furling: Harken

Standing Rigging: Upgraded to Rod Rigging in 2020

Chainplates: Reinstalled and sealed in 2020

Vang: Rigid

Primary Winches: Lewmar 52 self tailing

Halyard Winches: Lewmar 44 self tailing

Winches: (2) Lewmar 40 & (1) Lewmar 30

Clutches: Spinlock

Blocks: Lewmar

Tracks & Cars: Harken

Windex: Yes

Backstay: Yes

Traveler: Yes

Lazy Jacks: Antal low friction rings with spectra line, 2020

Mast Height: 56’6”



Hull Color: Off white

Deck Color: White

Draft: 6’10” 

Canvas: Tan Bimini with wing shades, connector & dodger replaced in 2020

Cushions: Green sunbrella cockpit cushions

Covers: Companionway, hatches & mainsail

Cockpit Table: Yes

Swim Platform: Sugar Scoop transom

Cockpit Shower: Yes

Anchor: Bruce 24kg with 250’ of ⅜’’ chain

Anchor: Danforth 40lb with 250’ of chain & rode

Windlass: Maxwell VR700 with foot switch

Locker(s): Yes

Exterior Teak: Varnished with high gloss

Dinghy: Mercury RHIB, 2020

Outboard Engine: Yamaha, 2020

Outboard Mount: Edson

Liferaft: Revere 6 man, 2020

Bottom: In 6/2020 the bottom was sanded to the gel coat, barrier coat added and then (3) layers of Seahawk AF33 antifouling paint.  No blisters were reported



Engine: Westerbeke C 46 46hp with 3720hrs, serial number 150857-C610

Air Conditioning: Mermaid 9,000 btu added in 2020

Prop: Max 2 blade feathering prop, rebuilt in 2020

Steering: Wheel

Bilge Pump(s): 12v and manual

Oil Change Pump: Reverso 

Filter(s): Racor 500

Oil & Filter: 6/2020

Transmission Fluid: 6/2020

Impeller: 6/2020

Fwd Head: Manual Jabsco toilet with holding tank

Aft Head: Manual Raritan toilet with holding tank

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