1998 Sabre 402

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South Dartmouth, MA

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Class Sails
Category Cruisers
Year 1998
Make Sabre
Length 40'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location South Dartmouth, MA

Starting forward is a bright & spacious master bedroom with a large island berth and excellent storage, with a cedar-lined hanging locker. Aft of the V-berth is a vanity and bench seat that cleverly conceals a Raritan head, that is new and unused.

The Main Salon has as L shaped settee to port, straight settee to Starboard and a centerline drop leaf table with comfortable seating for dining. The U-shaped galley w/Corian counters is aft to port. Across to starboard is the forward facing Nav Station. There is a Sony CDX-M60UI AM/FM/CD stereo with speakers in salon,and Phillips/Magnavox TV/VCR.

The aft cabin, is to port and has a large double berth and plenty of storage lockers and cabinets  

The aft head with a separate shower stall and Corian countertops is to starboard at the base of the companionway. There is also an access door from the aft cabin into the head.

There are plenty of ports and hatches throughout the boat with screens and shades. 

Beautiful varnished cherry interior with varnished teak and holly cabin sole.


The U-shaped galley to port has beautiful Corian countertops and ample lockers outboard with drawers below. A double stainless steel sink with hot & cold pressure water is located in the island above the engine. The four burner Regal gimballed propane stove with oven is located at the aft end of the galley. There is a Seafrost Refrigeration system with two top load and one front load access.  A microwave oven is built into the cabinets.  

Sails, Rigging and Deck Equipment
  • North Sails Dacron fully battened main and Dacron Genoa 
  • Harken roller furling  
  • Hall Spars painted white aluminum triple spreader mast and boom w/Hall Quick Vang rigid boom vang
  • Navtec Rod rigging 
  • Quick Vang Boom Vang lines led to cockpit
  • Harken Mainsail Traveler with 6:1 purchase
  • Adjustable jib lead cars
  • Lewmar Ocean Series Winches 2 #44 CST two speed,(Starboard electric)
  • 2 #54 CST two speed primaries
  • Edson wheel and pedestal
Engine and Mechanical


  • Yanmar, 4JH2E , 50 HP, four cylinder freshwater cooled diesel
  • Racor R24T filter, shut off valve at settee in main salon, vented and grounded
  • Cooling System: Fresh water thru heat exchanger
  •  Sea Strainer: Groco ARG750 bronze internal strainer basket and hull strainer 
  • Exhaust System: Raw-water cooled thru riser, hose and Centek muffler
  • Electrical System: Balmar 12-volt alternator
  • Instruments and Monitoring: Yanmar gauges/lights and alarms
  • Controls: Edson double levers and cables
  • Stuffing Box: PSS dripless gland,
  • 18 Maxprop 3-blade bronze feathering
  • Espar diesel hydronic cabin heater model D5W-S
  • Automatic.manual bilge pump
  • Emergency tiller


  • G.P.S. Raymarine C80 chartplotter at helm
  • Radar: Raymarine C80 display w/radome antenna
  • Fathometer: Raymarine ST60 Depth,
  • Wind Inst.: Raymarine ST60 Wind
  • Speed\Log: Raymarine ST60 Speed
  • Radios: Icom IC-M402 VHF,  Icom Commandmic II model HM-157SW, for helm
  • Autopilot: Raymarine ST6001 Smart Pilot - linear drive
  •  Raymarine ST60 Graphic under dodger,
  •  Autohelm Navigator and Masterview and Navcenter 600 at nav station
  • TV built in cabinet Main salon
  • Clock\Barometer: Chelsea brass




  • Shore Power, Connections and Cables: Marinco connector 30A/125V and 50 30A/125V cord
  • Outlets: GFCI outlets in forward cabin and galley and nav station protects aft head outlet; additional outlets in main salon and cabins 
  • Distribution Panel: Bass circuit breaker panel
  • Meters/Polarity Indicators: Bass reverse polarity and power indicator, analog AC volts and amp meters
  • Inverter: Heart Interface Freedom 25 2500-watt inverter.
  • Battery Charger: Heart Interface Freedom 25 130-amp charger.
  • Wiring: Marine grade, well-routed and supported to ABYC standards


  • Batteries: (2) Diehard 12-volt AGM group 31 batteries under nav seat 
  • (2) 12-volt batteries under fastened panel in starboard cockpit locker 
  • Isolators/Switches: (2) Perko vapor proof rotary selector switches and main DC breaker on panel
  • Distribution Panel: Bass circuit breaker panel
  • Meters: Bass DC volts and amps, Heart Interface Freedom remote panel.
  • Bonding/Grounding Plate: Common bonding system. 

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.

Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Cabin Headroom
Length at Waterline
Dry Weight
Double Berths
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH2E
Engine Year 1998
Total Power 50hp
Engine Hours 2880
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
HIN HWS40035K798
Hull Shape Monohull
1998 Sabre 402

Tremendous opportunity! Buy now before reconditioned and re-priced! 

COATUE is a beautiful, updated and well equipped example of one of SABRE's most popular models. She has been sailed and lovingly cared for by an experienced sailing couple.

Recent maintenance and upgrades in the summer of 2019 include: Replace Fuel Tank, Replace Exhaust Hose, Replace PSS shaft seal, Replace Cutlass Bearing, Grease Max Prop, Replace Shaft Zinc, Replace Max Prop Zinc, Replace Line Cutter Zinc, Bottom paint, Buff and wax hull, Detail interior and exterior.

All maintenance, upgrades and indoor winter storage has been done by a leading boat yard.   

The Sabre 402 was designed by Jim Taylor, to provide exceptional performance, yet be easily sailed by a couple. The SABRE 402 has proven to be fast, yet she requires little physical effort to make her perform. She is ruggedly built  and with her bulb/wing keel design, she offers greater stability and security than any other boat in her class.  

Coatue is a recent trade.  Now stored out of the water and uncovered, she is easy to access so call today for an appointment to see this classic beauty. 

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