SABRE 42 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of SABRE 42. Built by Sabre Yachts (USA) and designed by Roger Hewson, the boat was first built in 1987. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 12.73. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.15. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Westerbeke, runs on Diesel.

SABRE 42 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about SABRE 42 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.73 m / 41.77 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):70.14 m2 / 754.98 ft2
Draft (max):2.08 m / 6.82 ft
Displacement:8528 kg / 18801.00 lbs
Ballast:3538 kg / 7799.95 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1989
Designers:Roger Hewson
LWL:10.36 m / 33.99 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:27.19
Capsize Screening Formula:1.91

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16 m / 52.49 ft
S.A. Fore:13.96 m / 45.80 ft
E:5.03 m / 16.50 ft
S.A. Fore:34.95 m2 / 376.20 ft2
S.A. Main:35.1 m2 / 377.81 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)70.05 m2 / 754.01 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:151 L / 39.89 gals


Water:454 L / 119.93 gals


Builders:Sabre Yachts (USA)
Designers:Roger Hewson


Who designed the SABRE 42?

SABRE 42 was designed by Roger Hewson.

Who builds SABRE 42?

SABRE 42 is built by Sabre Yachts (USA).

When was SABRE 42 first built?

SABRE 42 was first built in 1987.

How long is SABRE 42?

SABRE 42 is 10.36 m in length.

What is mast height on SABRE 42?

SABRE 42 has a mast height of 13.96 m.

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