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post #12 of Old 11-05-2012
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Re: Quick! Talk me out of Purchasing a Sabre 30!

No way will I talk you out of a Sabre.

I owed a 28 for 15 years and now a 38 since 2005. We also crewed on a 34 for about 4 years before buying our first boat. Sabres are great boats and you won't be sorry. PM me for more info that you want to know about the brand. I can also point you toward some common things to look for in a used Sabre.

The rule of thumb for most displacement boats is 2 HP for every 1000 lbs. For a 9600lb boat (Sabre 30 circa 1988), that would be 20 Hp. If you found a Sabre 30 with a 30Hp that's newish..buy it.

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