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1976 Sabre MKII

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Contact Name: John
Phone: 218-404-3162
Please call owner John at 218-404-3162.

Boat Location: St.

Petersburg, Florida.

NEW RADAR. "Sabre the Moment" is a 1976 Sabre 28 out of Havre de Grace Maryland.

She is turnkey ready and fully functional.

The Sabre 28 is a very solid pocket cruiser. (See review at

This boat has a long and impressive list of upgrades including all new electronics.

During 2017 she received a new EV100 wheel pilot, new chart plotter and new AIS, all professionally installed. * * * Within the last five years a Westerbeke diesel was professionally installed to replace the old atomic 4 gas engine, and the standing rigging was replaced. * * * A huge bonus with this boat is that the new owner will have the option to be able to keep the boat in its current rented slip at the Pasadena Marina.

This is one of the finest little marinas in all of Florida.

With good slips hard to find, this could be very beneficial. * * * The boat comes with a 406 HMz EPIRB, 2 winch handles, 2 anchors and 2 rodes (The new anchor is a Lewmar 14 pound plow with 150 foot rode including a 15 foot chain - Dec 2017), and a Raymarine ST 40 Bidata system.

I am also including an AC/Heater that has not been installed.

Sabres are rare in Florida, but it's 3'10" shoal draft makes it the perfect coastal sailboat, especially for the enjoying Florida keys and for coastal cruising.

Health issues prompting sale.

Priced to sell quickly!

This boat is ready to cruise!!!

Lots of recent upgrades: Raymarine EV 100 wheel pilot * November/December 2017.

Furuno DRS4W wireless radar (Can use multiple iPhones/iPads as mobile display screens) * November/December 2017.

Lowrance Hook7 chart plotter/fishfinder (Displays AIS information from Standard Horizon VHF radio)* November/December 2017.

Standard Horizon VHF radio with AIS and GPS * November/December 2017.

Renogy 100 Watt solar panel with 30 Amp charge controller * November/December 2017.

A third deep cycle marine battery to increase power storage. * November/December 2017. All of the above listed recent upgrades were professionally installed by Paradise Yacht Service.

SSB Radio receiver * 2017.

Hydro Force Marine Pro rollup dinghy * 2017. 50' Marinco 30 amp shore power cord * 2017.

Inflatable PFD with harness, elastic tether with 2 double action security hooks *2017. 100' of 3/8" double braid premium halyard rigging line - red with white * 2017.

Fully bottom painted and boot strapped * 2015.

New ProMariner battery charger * 2015. tachometer replaced * 2015.

New genoa sheets * 2015.

Genoa serviced - restitched suncover, leech and foot tapes * 2015.

New Lewmar Traveler was installed just outside the companionway to improve functionality (original traveler is behind the wheel on the transom which was awkward) * 2015.

New water lines from the water tank and foot pump faucet in galley * 2014.

Teak professionally refinished * 2014.

Completely rebuilt Universal 16 HP 4 cycle 2 cylinder Diesel installed by Advance Marine * 2012.

All Standing rigging professionally replaced * 2012.

Harken Roller furling system installed * 2012.

Mainsail serviced - head slide, leech line, bold rope tell tales, battens all serviced * 2012. 12R12 three blade bronze 7/8"bore propeller * 2012.

Life lines replaced * 2012.

Lifesling 2 overboard rescue system * 2012.

So here is what she needs: just a little TLC - the bathroom faucet/hand pump does not work, the Raymarine ST 40 Bidata speed sensor is not working (speed wheel probably damaged during hull cleaning, the new Lowrance chart plotter is now being used for speed data) but depth sensor does work.

The old Raymarine 750 color chart plotter turns on but can't get a fix (may be the antenna, now using the new Lowrance chart plotter for GPS and navigation instead), the sliding companion way hatch cover has a crack does not leak, the tail of wind indicator on the mast head was broken off by the birds.

Basic Information
City:St. Petersburg
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Engine Count:1
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Hull Material:fiberglass
Beam:9' 2"
Draft:3' 10"

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