Essex Boat Works, LLC

2003 Sabre 426

  • 42 ft
  • Cruiser
  • Huntington, NY, US

Yacht price :

Sale Pending
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426
  • 2003 Sabre 426


Second Wind is a lightly sailed and well maintained 2003 Sabre 426.  She is traditional in layout, yet offers huge interior volume.  She is traditional in exterior appearance with a modern flair, modern build techniques and excellent performance.  The Sabre 426 is built to the highest standard and is the complete package. She was awlgripped in 2012 flag blue with a white bootop. She shows well and is ready for a new owner.

Second Wind is currently on land and under her custom canvas cover. She is easily accessible and ready to show. Her owner is moving on to another boat and wants her sold!


Basic Information

Huntington, NY, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Second Wind
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Dimensions & Weight

42 ft - 12.8 meter
42 ft 6 in - 12.95 meter
13 ft 5 in - 4.09 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft 2 in - 1.58 meter
Bridge Clearance:
59 ft - 17.98 meter
Dry Weight:


Cruise Speed:
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
56 (Individual), 56 (combined)
Max Speed:

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
60 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
120 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
30 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
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Manufacturer Provided Description

The Sabre 426 embraces the standards which have put Sabre's name atop the quality spectrum of boatbuilding for the last 40 years.  Current Sabre owners and those who have followed the brand over time, will see details here which make it feel familiar.  Details which make sense, which add to comfort, security and well being.  Logical details that, above all, make each Sabre design a great safe and beautiful sailboat.  But details from the past are just part of the story.  Keeping up with technology has to go hand in hand with our desire to build the finest possible sailing yachts for our clients.  The Sabre 426 hull and deck are built using vacuum bagged, closed cell, cross linked PVC foam and structural E Glass, which gives her one of the strongest, lightest, most durable structures available today.  Hull lines, underwater appendages and rig were drawn by Jim Taylor Yacht Design.  The deck, deck styling and interior were accomplished by the Sabre Design Team.  The result is a yacht which, like her siblings establishes a benchmark in sailing that will endure for many years to come.

  • LOA:  42 ft 6 in
  • LWL:  36 ft 0 in
  • Beam:  13 ft 5 in
  • Max Bridge Clearance:  59 ft
  • Max Draft:  5 ft 2 in
  • Cabin Headroom:  6 ft 6 in
  • Ballast:  8850 lb
  • Displacement:  24595 lb
  • Fuel Tanks #: 1
  • Fuel Tanks Capacity:  60 gal
  • Fuel Tanks Material:  Aluminum
  • Fresh Water Tanks Capacity:  120 gal
  • Fresh Water Tanks Material:  Plastic
  • Holding Tanks #:  1
  • Holding Tank Capacity:  30 gal
  • Holding Tank  Material:  Plastic


The Sabre 426 is equipped with:

  • Raymarine Hybrid touch screen in NavPod @ helm
  • Raymarine 4kw digital radar on Mast
  • Raymarine ST7001 + autopilot - New control head
  • Raymarine ST60 Knot, depth, wind  - in pod over companionway
  • Raymarine Knot, depth & wind repeaters @ nav station
  • Icom IC M602 VHF at nav station
  • Icom VHF Ram mic @ helm

  • Four 12-volt 110 am group 31 deep cycle marine batteries
  • 110V shore power system with GFI protected in galley and head
  • Macerator pump for head
  • Master AC/DC panels, located in the navigation area, include AC/DC volt and ammeters, marine circuit breakers, and polarity indicator
  • Xantrex Link 2000 Battery Monitor & Inverter/Charger Control
  • All wiring is color coded and tinned and meets USCG standards
  • Heart Freedom 25 Inverter/charger
  • Sea Frost 12v refrigeration unit in galley
  • Hella Turbo cabin fans on dedicated breaker
  • Electric main halyard winch

Sails and Rigging


  • Dutchman system, UK Mainsail with antal cars - new 2010
  • Brand New asymmetrical (never used) UK Sailmakers
  • New Genoa 135% tape drive UK - new 2010
  • Storm Sail 70% UK (never used)


  • Hall Spar mast head rigged Aluminum mast and boom with White Awlgrip finish
  • Triple, airfoil spreaders
  • Stainless steel chainplates thru-bolted to chainplate bulkheads which are bonded to the hull.  Chainplates grounded to the keel.
  • Navtec rod rigging - New standing rigging 2014
  • Tides Marine sail track on mast
  • Dutchman system on Mainsail
  • All running rigging is color coded
  • Lewmar self tailing winches
  • Electric cabin top winch
  • Hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Hall Quick Vang
  • Harken adjustable genoa car system
  • Harken Roller furling
  • Spinnaker halyard led aft to cockpit
  • Halyard style boom topping lift for Dutchman System

Rig Dimensions:

  • I : 56.33 ft
  • J : 16.50 ft
  • P : 49.33 ft
  • E : 17.42 ft

Interior Features
  • Hand crafted interior joinery in American cherry with custom high gloss varnish
  • 6'6" headroom in main and aft areas, with 6'4" headroom in forward cabin
  • Forward cabin has a 6'10" long berth
  • Main cabin has (2) 6' 6" settee berths, port side converts to double
  • Aft-cabin with 6' 10" long, full width double berth
  • Ample drawers in cabins galley and main salon.  Drawer boxes are Maple and have dovetailed corners.
  • Flat panel passageway doors
  • Large, cedar lined hanging lockers in forward and aft cabins
  • Optimized area for instrument installation, storage locker space and panel arrangement at the chart table.
  • Locker doors are louvered.

  • 12V Seafrost refrigeration with additional plate and digital controller
  • Front & top loading refrigerator
  • Force 10 3 burner Propane stove with oven & broiler
  • Propane sniffer
  • Double Stainless Steel sinks
  • Hot & Cold pressure water
  • Microwave oven
  • Corian ("Sahara") countertops
  • Fresh water hand pump
  • refrigerator pump out with hand pump
  • Hella cabin fan
  • Excellent stowage in drawers & cabinets 

  • Yanmar 4JH4E 56hp 4 cylinder fresh water cooled diesel - 769 hours
  • 3 Blade Max Prop feathering prop
  • 12-volt 90 amp alternator
  • 60 gallon custom aluminum fuel tank, vented and grounded
  • Racor fuel filter/water separator
  • Engine oil drip pan
  • Flexible four point engine mount system to minimize vibration and noise
  • Complete engine access provided by sound and heat insulated removable panels
  • Tachometer, hour meter, volt, oil & temperature gauges recessed in cockpit face
  • Fuel gauge mounted at nav station
  • 1 3/8" Aquamet prop shaft passes through a glassed in log, PSS dripless shaft seal with bronze strut and three blade sailor propeller

  • Vacuum bagged, Divinycell cored structure hand laminated with structural E glass
  • ISO NPG gelcoat
  • Inward turning deck to hull joint with integral teak toe rail
  • Bulkheads, berth faces, shelves and floor stringers laminated to hull to provide additional structural reinforcement.
  • Step transom
  • Deck is fastened to the hull using stainless steel through bolts
  • 3M 5200 Polyurethane sealant used in hull/deck joint

Additional Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Flag Blue Awlgrip - 2012
  • Stereo with wire controls at the helm, Bose speakers mounted flush in cockpit
  • Navpod over companion way with Raymarine Wind, speed, depth indicators
  • Raymarine Hybrid touch screen Chartplotter at helm 
  • Raymarine wind, speed & depth displays at nav station
  • Flat panel TV
  • Hella cabin fans
  • 5 agm gel marine batteries
  • Dodger and glass (custom covers)
  • Sabre white deck with beige nonskid
  • Sabre white double boottop
  • Gold Cove stripe
  • Wing Keel
  • Step transom w/ Teak decking on steps
  • Teak Bang Rail w/ SS Striker
  • Fairclough Custom Winter Cover
  • Edson Destroyer Wheel with Elkhide cover
  • Dodger, Bimini, Wheel & pedestal cover
  • Blue Ultra suede cushions
  • Edson radar pole at transom
  • Teak decking on transom steps
  • Fresh water wash down at anchor locker
  • Tank Watch holding tank monitor
  • Ground tackle - Anchor, chain & rode
  • Docklines & fenders
  • Accord shades on ports
  • Corian galley & head countertops
  • Fully equipped Sabre Tool Drawer
  • Cockpit locker and hanging locker lights
  • 4 type A: B: C fire extinguishers
  • Activated carbon water filter on FW system
  • Marlon flush through hulls with sea valves
  • Automatic electric bilge pump
  • Laminated trim on counter tops and shelving
  • Ash hull battens

Updates over Last Few Years
  • New navigation display (Raymarine touchscreen chart plotter and Nav Pod) and new Raymarine HD Radar Dome and mount. 
  • Autopilot control head
  • New Bimini
  • New Mainsail Cover
  • New lexan material for two ocean series top hatches as well as the four fixed salon ports
  • New upper and lower steering bearings
  • New VHF antenna as well as new lights on the entire mast (anchor, steaming, and deck) as well as navigation position lights on bow pulpit
  • New standing rigging 
  • New macerator pump
  • New domestic fresh water pump
  • Replaced the bellows in the manual bilge pump 

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.

Essex Boat Works is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Willis Marine Center, Inc..


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