2017 Sabre 48 Flybridge

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Yacht Overview

Make: Sabre

Model: 48 Flybridge

Year: 2017

Length: 48′

Located In: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8796802


Tern Heaven is in Fort Lauderdale and Ready for your Inspection!

She is one of the only Volvo powered 48’s in the market and the only Flybridge offering the preferred Volvo propulsion.   A full list of options is in the listing, but the highlights include the following:

  • Volvo IPS 700 propulsion package ($60,000 option)
  • Seakeeper 5 ($56,000 option)
  • Hydraulic Swim Platform ($38,000 option)
  • Flybridge with Mast ($126,000 option)
  • Teak decking in cockpit and on swim platform ($21,000 option)
  • Full crew quarters in lieu of standard utility room ($26,000 option)
  • Espar Diesel Heat ($20,000 option)
  • Complete Garmin and AV packages ($93,000 option)
  • CE Certification

And the list goes on and on.  

Her stunning blue Awlgripped hull will turn heads in any harbor, and her neutral, classic interior is ready for your personal touch.  Easy to see in Fort Lauderdale.

Preliminary Photos


Full Specs

Boat Name

Tern Heaven


LOA: 51
Beam: 15.33 ft
Maximum Draft: 3.75 ft
Displacement: 40,000 lb
Headroom: 6.5 ft
Deadrise: 14 °


Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Model: D8 IPS 700
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 550|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Model: D8 IPS 700
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 550|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (160 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (525 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (70 Gallon)


Number of heads: 3


Anti-skid color (fore and side decks, aft cockpit, and swim platform)

Volvo IPS with D8 550hp engines including the following: (2) 17" Garmin/Volvo MFD displays, Dynamic Positioning System, Autopilot including Joystick Driving, Cruise Control with Single Lever, Volvo Intercepters with Automatic Trim

Seakeeper 5 in engine room

Reverso oil change system

Hydraulic Swim Platform 

Chocks on Hydraulic Platform

Single Seagull water purifier on galley cold water spighot and ice maker

Fresh water wash down forward


Underwater lights

Kahlenberg dual horn plus horn controller

Dual beam searchlight

Flybridge with 2 additional Garmin/Volvo displays

FRP mast for flybridge

Teak decking in cockpit

Crew quarters with head in lieu of standard utility room

Ice maker below helm seats

Volvo Joystick mounted on armrests both in salon and bricge

Accord shades on all ports

Espar heating system

Ultra leather upholstery




(4) Garmin 17" MFD

Garmin GMR Fantom 4 Radar

Garmin 300i VHF 

Garmin GHS 20' remote VHF

Garmin VHF Speaker

(2) 8' VHF antenna

Garmin Pantopix P551 TH

Garmin GPSMAP 722

Garmin AIS600 Class B Transciever

Airmar 220WX Weather Station

FLIR M-625L Dual Payload with Joystick Control

FLIR Dual Station Kit

KVH V3 Sat Phone and Internet System

KVH TV3 Tracvisition




2018 325 Williams Jet Tender

6 fenders with covers

2 Ball type fenders with covers

6 Navy dock lines

Throwable PFD

Lewmar DTX 44# anchor with swivel

3/8" G4 Chain

Boat hook



Standard Specifications


  • Modified Deep “V” Planing hull design, with shallow pod drive tunnels.
  • 14º deadrise at transom, 23º deadrise amidships.
  • ISO NPG white gelcoat w/vinylester back-up resin.
  • Bottom, topsides and transom VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with Corecell SAN foam core.
  • Stringer system biaxial E-glass with foam core.
  • Resin Infused E-glass swim platform with molded-in anti-skid 
  • Hull side rubbing strakes.
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap.
  • Painted (Urethane) double boot top.
  • Gold recessed cove stripe.


  • ISO NPG gelcoat.
  • VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass with balsa core.
  • Molded-in anti-skid deck surfaces.
  • Companionway door to port.
  • Sliding windows in salon on cabin sides.
  • Electric opening window in salon aft bulkhead.
  • Hinged access door to side deck at helm.
  • Flush, outward opening, transom door with latch.
  • Anchor locker with slam latch.
  • Large lazarette/engine room access hatch in cockpit sole with compression latches.
  • Sure Shade system over cockpit


  • Stainless steel staircase with composite treads turning through 90 degrees
  • Venturi windscreen
  • Stidd Helm Chair
  • Large U-shaped settee to port with storage under
  • Large folding table with sea rail below
  • Volvo/IPS Joystick and Screens
  • Large panel for Navigational Electronics
  • AC/DC refrigerator
  • Optional radar  mast


  • 1 1/4" Diameter type 316 stainless steel perimeter rail system.
  • (8) 12” Stainless steel cleats (2 fwd, 4 mid ship, 2 in aft cockpit).
  • 10” Stainless steel cleat to starboard of windlass
  • (4) Custom cast stainless steel mid-rail line chocks.
  • Custom cast stainless steel skene chocks forward.
  • Stainless steel bollard style mooring cleats aft
  • (2) Stainless 12” cleats on cockpit coaming on centerline
  • Custom stainless steel bow pulpit with dual anchor roller for 44# CQR or Delta anchor and “lunch hook”.
  • Quick anchor windlass, electric rope-chain type.
  • Flag staff and socket on taffrail.
  • Burgee staff on bow pulpit.
  • (6) Low Profile stainless steel hatches w/screens.
  • (6) Custom stainless steel opening port lights.
  • Teak toe rails.
  • Teak cabin side eye-brow.
  • Custom cast stainless steel “SABRE” medallion.


  • Volvo Controls
  • Volvo /Garmin 861 Glass Cockpit  MFD
  • Triple windshield wipers with washers.
  • Ritchie Compass.
  • Switch controls for horn, running lights, anchor light, engine room blower and optional equipment.
  • Stazo 400mm custom teak steering wheel with tilt helm and Sabre logo.
  • (2) Stidd N Series helm seats with Ultraleather fabric, mounted on a box


  • Twin Volco D8 IPS 700
  • 120A, 12V alternators each engine.
  • (2) Exhaust by-pass mufflers.
  • Engine room blower.
  • Engine room vent ducts.
  • Engine room floor with FRP anti-skid.
  • White gelcoated engine room
  • Mylar face foam noise barrier.


  • (2) 260 USG diesel fuel tanks port and starboard.
  • Dual Racor fuel filters with water in fuel probes.
  • (2) 2” “Diesel” deck fill plates.


  • Volvo/Garmin helm, with joystick.
  • Interceptor with Auto trim 
  • Autopilot integrated in IPS system.
  • Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)


  • Two AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries.
  • Three AGM 4D deep cycle ship's service batteries.
  • One AGM Group 24 generator start battery.
  • Remote control battery switches with controls at helm.
  • Manual emergency battery crossover switch. 
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution.
  • Digital battery monitor.
  • Lighting:
  • St. Maarten amber cabin reading lights.
  • High output LED lights in the overhead.
  • LED strip lighting in appropriate locations.
  • LED engine room lighting.
  • Tri-color lights over helm station, red, white blue
  • Cockpit courtesy lights.
  • Marine-grade, tinned wire throughout
  • 12VDC USB chargers at helm and in all cabins


  • Onan 13.5 kw generator including:
  • Onan E series display
  • Dedicated start battery.
  • Water drop muffler.
  • Cooling water intake strainer.
  • Sound shield.
  • Transfer switch.         
  • Shore power service with Glendinning Cablemaster & 70 ft. cord.
  • Isolation transformer
  • Illuminated main circuit breaker distribution panel.
  • Digital AC system monitor
  • GFCI protected outlets in each cabin and engine room. 
  • 3-bank battery charger
  • Reverse cycle heat/ air conditioning in (3) zones.


  • Spacious island berth athwartship layout with laminated trim.
  • Hull side deadlight over head board
  • Shoji style passageway and closet doors
  • Shoji style portlight screen panels
  • Cherry hull ceilings.
  • Drawers under berth and in bulkhead aft of berth.
  • (2) hanging lockers fore and aft of bed.
  • LED flat screen TV and DVD player.
  • Teak and holly sole.
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels.
  • Pocket door to master head compartment.


  • Private access from master stateroom
  • Custom tile in WC and shower sole
  • Glass vessel style sink
  • High gloss finish over solid cherry counter.
  • Vanity cabinet below sink
  • Storage outboard
  • Mirror above vanity, cherry framed
  • Separate shower stall with clear bi-fold enclosure and glass tile accent wall within
  • Electric shower sump pump
  • Opening port to side deck
  • Deck hatch with blind/screen overhead
  • Ventilation blower
  • Stainless steel towel bars


  • Spacious island berth, with laminated trim.
  • Cherry hull ceilings.
  • Drawers under berth, A/C return grille beside.
  • Storage lockers, drawers and shelves.
  • Teak and holly sole.
  • Sound deadening soft headliner panels.
  • Pocket door to passageway.
  • Private access to forward head and shower


  • Stainless steel under mount sink.
  • Shower stall with seat and locker outboard.
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Electric shower sump pump.
  • Storage lockers.
  • Solid surface vanity top with bull nose.
  • Towel bars
  • Soap dispenser
  • Cherry wood trimmed mirror over sink.
  • Ventilation blower.


  • Solid surface galley counter top.
  • Stainless steel under mount sink with cover and pull-out faucet
  • Stainless steel under mount prep sink with cover.
  • Soap dispenser
  • Isotherm stainless steel stand-up refrigerator (top) and freezer
  • Two burner electric cook top.
  • Convection microwave with stainless steel face
  • Drawers and storage lockers below counter.
  • Built-in waste basket. Recycle bin below steps.


  • Two Stidd N Series helm chairs mounted on a box
  • “L” settee to starboard, 5” foam cushions, with storage and Sabre tool drawer under.
  • High Gloss finished table with hi-low pedestal and angled slide mechanism. Lowers to coffee table height.
  • Entertainment unit to port including:
  • flat screen LCD TV 32” on lift with DVD player         
  • Sound deadening, soft headliner panels.
  • Raised mates L-shaped settee to port of helm
  • Stainless steel door to cockpit 
  • Electrically operated window aft of L-settee
  • Swing door at helm to