2008 Sabre 52 Salon Express

  • 52 ft
  • Express Cruiser
  • Marco Island, FL, US

Yacht price :



This is the nicest 52 Sabre to hit the market in a long time. Sea Horse has experienced numerous upgrades in the past several years and is in turn key condition. She features twin CAT C-15's with only 945 original hours (1000 hour service has been completed), twin generators, up to date services, fresh electronics and it is apparent that no expense has been spared. Full services were just performed by our authorized Caterpillar dealer 9/8/2020 including oil changes, filters, and impellers on the main engines and generators. She is priced to sell QUICKLY so do not hesitate to take a look. Sea Horse is conveniently located on Marco Island and easy see.

Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(7576088)


Basic Information

52 Salon Express
Marco Island, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Sea Horse
Boat Type:
Express Cruiser
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Sabre Yachts Design Group
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

52 ft - 15.85 meter
52 ft - 15.85 meter
16 ft - 4.88 meter
Draft - max:
4 ft 3 in - 1.3 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:


Cruise Speed:
29 MPH
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
865 (Individual), 1730 (combined)
Max Speed:
35 MPH

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
800 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
200 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
80 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Sleeps:
Total Heads:
Captains Cabin:
Crew Cabins:
Crew Berths:
Crew Sleeps:
Crew Heads:





New Gamin electronics in 2017

New Heos surround sound system 2019

Flag Blue Awlgrip hull paint 2017

1000 hour engine service was completed in 2017 @ 700 hours

Cutlass bearings replaced in 2017

New LED engine room lighting installed 2017

Engine and house batteries were replaced 11/2017

Generator batteries replaced 7/2020

All engine room intake hoses were replaced 2017

Generator and A/C intake strainers were replaced 2017

New Elecrotab controller and trim tab actuators 2018

Renewed and upgraded the fresh water pump 2018

Swim platform was reinforced and dinghy lift was added 2018

Cockpit cushions were reupholstered summer of 2018

New 32" Samsung Salon TV 2018

New salon ice maker 2019

Installed Kona Marine fans in salon and staterooms 2019

New galley A/C condenser and air handler 2019

New master stateroom A/C condenser and air handler 8/2020

New A/C pump 2019

Air horns rebuilt 7/2020

Annual haul out including bottom job, zincs, detail work, etc 5/2020

Brightwork done semi-annually and last completed April 2020

New stamoid moon roof cover installed 8/2020

Splendide 2100 Washer/Dryer

6 Man Winslow Liferaft




Knitted Biaxial Structural E-Glass Reinforcements with NIDA Core coring Molded in non-skid deck surfaces

ISO NPG gelcoat

Recessed salon windows with clear anodized frames 

Hardtop with integrated Webasto electric sliding sunroof and shade                         

Custom Sabre composite radar mast                                                                                

(2) Double sided anchor locker w/Southco slam latch                                                       

(3) Large double sided lazzarette locker hatches with gas struts and Southco 3"dia. compression latches                                                                                                         

Access hatch from aft cockpit to engine room with electric lift 

Aft facing bench in aft cockpit                                                                                                                          

Forward facing transom seat                                                                                                

23 degree deadrise amidships and 15 degree deadrise at transom                                            

Reverse sloped transom                                                                                                      

ISO NPG Sport Yacht white gel coat w/vinylester backup resin                                     

Knitted Biaxial Structural EGlass Reinforcements                                                          

Vacuum Bagged Airex PVC foam core in hull bottom (1.5" ) and Topsides (1/2" ) PVC Foam and Airex cored composite stringer system                                                           

Swim platform with undermounted telescoping ladder                                                       

Hull side rubbing strakes                                                                                                   

PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap                                                                             

Painted (IMRON) Double Boot Strip                                                                                  

Gold cup stripe                                                                                                              

Screens and shades on opening ports and hatches                                              

Dovetailed maple drawer boxes throughout




ACR Searchlight model RCL100D Searchlight, 200,000 candela

Anti-skid color (fore & side decks, sun deck, aft cockpit, coach roof, coamings & hard top)

Anchor & Rode Package

Cherry Hull Ceilings in Forward Cabin

Custom Décor



Twin Stidd helm seats on pedestals at helm position

Door to side deck from helm

Stainless steel sliding door to aft cockpit with curved windows on corners

Helm dash area finished in cherry

Navigation switch panel

Flat chart area to port of engine control panel with storage below

Custom wood trimmed stainless steel wheel

Recessed sub AC/DC breaker panels facing aft helm bulkhead

Raised "Mates Lounge" to port with chart storage below

Oversized U-shaped lounge with custom fabric, drawers below

Fixed height pedestal table with fold out leafs

Customized entertainment center, extended to aft starboard aft bulkhead with TV, and AV equipment.  Customized blinds and curtains on all windows

Teak and holly sole with sealer finish

Sound deadening headliner panels

Air Conditioning (2) x (16000BTU)



Euro Kera electric 3 Burner ceramic stove top

Galley area with Viatera Quartz countertop and bull nosed edge overhangs cabinet below

Tappan onvection microwave oven with pull out dish locker

120VAC galley exhaust fan

Large storage drawer below oven

Bulkhead cabinet above oven on wall facing aft

(2) SubZero Stainless Steel 110 v Two drawer units. One two drawer fridge unit aft and one two drawer freezer unit forward below washer drier cabinet.

Fischer & Paykel DishDrawer

Bank of drawers aft of sink                                                                                              

Built in Cuisinart toaster oven                                                                                                 

Stainless steel undermounted double bowl sink                                                       

Storage cabinet below sink with shelf and double doors                                              

Above counter storage outboard with beveled glass doors                                          

Pantry cabinet opposite galley runs floor to ceiling with deep adjustable shelves and waste basket                                                                                                                     

Pull out spice cabinet                                                                                                   

Vented washer dryer unit (Splendide 2100) above fridge in hallway forward of pantry                         

Additional storage beneath stairs                                                                                  

Galley air conditioning (9000 BTU)                                                                         




Garmin X (2) 8215 MFD 15" touch screen (2017)

Garmin GMR 424X HD2 48" open array radar (2017)

Garmin AIS transceiver (2017)

Garmin X (2) GC10 cameras (engine room and cockpit) 2017

Electrotab trim tab controller replaced 2018

Heos surround sound system (2019)

Direct TV (new high definition receiver 2019)

Simrad AP25 auto pilot

VHF radio

ACR remote spotlight

Digital Gauges

Bow thruster 





Double Shoji style pocket doors lead to the large master suite (approx. 48" total opening) Spacious low queen island berth layout with 6" mattress. ." laminated trim

Elegant burled maple inlaid head board

Base of bed to incorporates drawers and storage                                                   

Hydraulic lift to access bulk storage below berth                                                

Bureau/night stand with drawers to each side of bed, bookshelf above headboard           

Cedar lined hanging lockers with cedar shelf and closet pole. Open shelf above.                     

High Boy dresser with high gloss inlaid top and four drawers                                           

Built in LCD TV with DVD player                                                                                  

Shades for all ports and hatches                                                                            

Exclusive access to master head/oversized shower compartment through pocket doorway with Shoji style door                                                                                           

Full length mirror behind pocket door from hallway                                                             

Teak and holly sole with sealer                                                                                   

Stateroom air Conditioning (9,000BTU)                                                                           

Soft headliner panels                                                                                                  

Designer vessel sink with faucet.                                                                               

Separate shower stall with vent fan                                                                            

Electric shower sump pump                                                                                          

Storage lockers with roll out stainless steel baskets                                                      

Soap dispenser in counter                                                                                              

High gloss cherry counter with bull nose                                                                     

Ceramic tile on head compartment and shower floor                                                  

Stainless steel towel bars                                                                                                   

Wood trimmed mirror over sink                                                                                  

Ventilation blower



 Spacious low queen island berth layout with 5" mattress

2 Drawers under bed

A/C return grills under drawers

Aft end of berth top hinges open to access blanket storage

Enclosed upper shelves to port and starboard of island berth with storage behind Fwd most section (about 24") to be open shelf w/fiddle

Locker face to have two solid doors each side.

Each door to access partitioned space with shelves in the aft two compartments Locker doors to be hinged at top

Large cedar lined hanging locker to port with cedar shelf and closet pole. Open shelf above

Bureau to starboard with enclosed locker above

Built in LCD TV on forward facing bulkhead with DVD player

Shade for hatch

Private access to guest head/shower compartment

Teak and holly sole with sealer

Soft headliner panels

Shoji style pocket door

Air Conditioning (9000 BTU)



Sink with faucet

Separate shower stall with circular door                                                                      

Ceramic tile floor in WC compartment Hot and cold pressure water                             

Storage lockers                                                                                                                  

Solid surface counter with bull nose Teak shower grate                                               

Stainless steel towel bars                                                                                                

Wood trimmed mirror over sink and mirror in top of passageway door (head side)                             

Ventilation blower



Water capacity approx. 200 gals.

20 gal. 110V hot water heater with heat exchanger

24VDC pump on hot and cold water pressure system 

Salt water wash down at anchor locker w/ coil hose




Twin Caterpillar C15 865hp diesel engines

Twin Disc QUICKSHIFT Transmission MGX 5114A

Twin Disc EC300 Electronic controls w/ Express Mode (required to maximize Quickshift features) 2 1/2" stainless steel shaft (Aquamett 22 or equivalent)

PSS dripless shaft seals

Manganese bronze struts with cutlass bearing

NiBrAl four blade propellers to ISO Class S

24V alternators each engine

Seawater cooled 10" underwater transom corner exhaust system

Groco raw water intake strainers

Oil change system for engines and gen sets

Engine room ventilation system 24v

Engine room intake ducts on cabin house side with stainless steel grill

White gelcoated engine room

White Mylar faced foam noise 2# barrier                                                                         

Fire extinguishers, (5) at 2 1/2 lbs.                                                                               

Marelon sea valves on all below waterline fittings. Bonding system to safeguard against galvanic corrosion Automatic fire extinguishing discharge system with override              

(3) Automatic electric bilge pumps                                                                                    

(3) Bilge high water alarms



240/120 VAC Electrical                                                                                                      

Dual 240/120 VAC 50 amp AC shore power systems One 50 ft. Glendinning Cord Reel aft and one 240V bow inlet with a 25 ft. cord.  

Dual 12KVA isolation transformers                                                                                   

Automatic AC master switching system for shore & generator power Charger for ships batteries

Main circuit breaker distribution panel in engine room                                                              

120V outlets in each cabin and one in engine room All galley and head receptacles are GFI protected 

25 Amp, battery charger for engine start batteries                                 

Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning                                                                                                         

10 Amp, battery charger for generator batteries                                                                

(2) 9kw Onan Generators w/sound enclosure (650 hours as 9/4/2020)

Automatic fire extinguishing discharge system with override                                    

Automatic electric bilge pumps (3)                                                                              

Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel                                                             

110V outlets in each cabin, one in engine room

All galley and head receptacles are GFI protected

Professional Mariner 50 amp, 3-bank battery charger

Reverse cycle air conditioning (4 zone salon, galley, master and guest staterooms)

Heart 4000W inverter

24V DC Electrical Distribution System

Dedicated engine starting battery bank new 11/2017

24V 8D AGM deep cycle ship's service batteries new 11/2017

Battery management panel w/emergency crossover feature at helm station

Illuminated main circuit break distribution panel w/battery condition gauge


Navigation lights

Wiper/washer system

Lighting: reading lights in both staterooms, Lights in the overhead, halogen bar lighting, engine room lighting, cockpit courtesy lights w/remote switch at transom door



800 gal diesel fuel. (2 X 400 gallon tanks)

Exterior of tank coated with corrosion barrier

2" "Diesel" stainless steel deck fill plate Fuel Level Indicator at helm

2 Racor dual Max 1000 fuel filters x 2

Walker Engineering AS80124 Algaesep fuel polishing system



1 1/2" diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system (4) stainless steel spring cleats

(2) stainless steel mooring cleats

(2) stainless steel stern cleats

Custom stainless steel dual anchor roller

24V Electric Windlass with controls at helm and foot switches on deck (Lewmar V4) Flagpole holder and flagstaff

300' of 3/8" chain rode

Lewmar Low Profile polished aluminum hatches w/screens

Oversized Stainless steel opening ports

Teak toe rails port and starboard with custom cast dual mid rail chocks and bow chocks

Teak cabin side eyebrow

Custom cast stainless steel "SABRE" medallion

Cast stainless steel corner hawse pipes in cockpit through hull sides and transom



(1) Polyethylene holding tank with 80 gallon capacity

Freshwater MSD's with white ceramic bowls

Macerator pump on holding tank to overboard sea valve

Integrated gray water holding with macerator pump out and back-up overflow pump   Waste & gray water tank level monitor at helm







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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