Is Sabre a good boat?

Is Sabre a good boat?

Several of his boats are considered classics, including his first boat, the much loved Sabre 28. Sabres have aged very well indeed. Even a 25-year-old Sabre 38 exudes a sense of quality and timelessness. Hewson founded Sabre Yachts in 1970 and a year later launched the 28.

Is Sabre a good sailboat?

The Sabre 28 is an attractive, well-built, well-finished boat. Although her price is above average, construction and finish details are also well above average for a stock boat.

Is Sabre a bluewater boat?

Sabre 38 owner for several years, coastal mostly, several weeks in offshore passages, several times a year. A well found Sabre 38, with modern rigging (not 1984 vintage) should be a fine “blue water boat”.

How fast can a Catalina 27 sail?

7.2 mph
6.25 knot, 7.2 mph hull speed.

When did Sabre stop making sailboats?

This model was designed by Roger Hewson and the Sabre Design Team and introduced in 1981, with 100 built before production ended in 1987.

Where are Sabre yachts built?

Raymond, Maine
Sabre’s manufacturing facilities are located in Raymond, Maine, approximately 25 miles north of Portland, and a little over two hours from Boston. In the 83,750 square foot facility in Raymond, 175 Associates assemble all sail and powerboat models.

Where Are Back Cove boats made?

Rockland, Maine
Back Cove Yachts are built by 200 of Maine’s finest boat builders in a modern 240,000 square foot facility in Rockland, Maine.

Is a Catalina 27 a Blue Water Boat?

In addition to a pragmatic layout and a tried and tested reputation, the Catalina 27 has a bit of lore to go along with it. A few people have even sailed these hearty little boats across oceans and around the world although they’re not really “bluewater” boats.

How much does a 27 foot sailboat weigh?

Examples of Weights of Common Types of Sailboats

Size/Type Average Length in Feet Average Weight in Pounds
Dinghies Less than 12 feet 100 to 200 pounds
Small Sailboats 15 to 20 feet 400 to 2,500 pounds
Medium Sailboats 21 to 25 feet 2,500 to 5,000 pounds
Cruising Sailboats 27 to 32 feet 7,000 to 12,000 pounds

Does Sabre still make sailboats?

Sabre no longer builds sailboats but focuses solely on motor yachts.

Does Sabre Own Back Cove?

Back Cove Yachts, founded in 2003, is a sister company of Sabre Yachts. A group of Sabre dealers requested a smaller Downeast style cruising boat to suit the needs of owners who admired the look and feel of the Maine lobster boat and the dependability and fuel efficiency of a single diesel engine.

How much do Back Cove Yachts cost?

Back Cove Yachts Price Range. Depending on year, length, options, and condition, the price of a pre-owned Back Cove yacht ranges anywhere from $125,000 to just over $600,000.