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1980 Sabre 34 MK I

  • 34 ft
  • Cruiser
  • Rockland, ME, US

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     "After 30 years, the Sabre 34 holds its hard-to-beat edge in comfort and class." Barbara Dawson - Cruising World July, 2008

     New engine in 2010 with about 150 hours on it. Tempest is a nice example of the Sabre 34 MKI with the major improvement of a Yanmar engine that you can actually work around. Tempest has been regularly upgraded and well maintained.


Basic Information

34 MK I
Rockland, ME, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
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Dimensions & Weight

34 ft - 10.36 meter
33 ft 8 in - 10.26 meter
10 ft 6 in - 3.2 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft 6 in - 1.68 meter
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Sail Drive
Fuel Type:
23 (Individual), 23 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
20 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
22 gallons - 2 tank(s)
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     The Hull is a single  unit hand laminated fiberglass molding using alternate layers of mat and roving with additional layers of fiberglass and balsa core in high stress areas.  The interior construction is of hand-crafted wood. Oiled burma teak is used on all visible surfaces except the head.  Varnished Mahogany is used under the berth cushions and in other concealed areas.  All trim, drawer fronts and locker doors are solid teak.  The cabin sole is striped teak. 

     The Deck is hand laminated fiberglass with balsa core  stiffening and non-skid deck surface molded in.  The toe-rails, hand-rails, coaming caps and trim are all  Burma Teak.  The Companionway hatch has a fiberglass spray hood for foul weather protection.  A foredeck  anchor well simplifies the handling of ground tackle.  Two large aluminum framed hatches with Lexan translucent panels provide light and ventilation in the forward and main cabins. The sliding main hatch is constructed of translucent Lexan, plastic with a teak frame.  The welded bow pulpit, stanchion posts, stern rails , two gates, plus upper and lower lifelines.


Deck and Hull Equipment


  • (2) Lewmar 40's primary self tailing winches
  • (1) Lewmar 30 halyard self tailing winch
  • (2) Lewmar 16 - 2 speed winch
  • Maxi Prop (2) blade feathering prop
  • Shaft and cutlass bearing
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Dodger
  • Edson pedestal mounted cockpit table
  • Plow anchor
  • Danforth anchor
  • 25 Feet of chain and rode
  • Collapsible swim ladder


Sails and rigging

  • Aurora Main ~ 2008
  • Doyle 135% composite Genoa ~ 2015
  • 160% Dacron Genoa
  • Spinnaker (never used)
  • Furlex head sail furling system



  • Raymarine Chartplotter
  • Raymarine ST6002 Autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 + Depth
  • Raymarine ST60+  Speed
  • Raymarine ST60+  Wind
  • Simrad VHF AIS compatible with remote
  • Ritchie compass integrated into binnacle



  • 12 Volt/110 volt panel with fuses
  • (2) Group 27 gel batteries
  • Battery switch
  • Solar panel with regulator



     Entering the salon from the companion way there is a forward facing navigation to port. Just aft of the navigation station to port is a single pilots berth. To the starboard of the companionway is the u-shaped galley. Forward of the galley and navigation station is the salon with a large drop down table, expandable double berth to starboard, and entertainment system.  Moving forward to starboard is the head with a large hanging locker and drawer storage opposite to port. Continuing forward is the large master cabin with v-berth, infill to expand v-berth to a double and storage below the bunks.

     Accommodations for 5 adults

  • Teak wood interior
  • Varnished teak sole


Navigation Station

      The large navigation station features:

  • Teak furniture
  • Storage below lifting work surface
  • Simrad AIS display (see Electronics)
  • Storage drawers on inboard facing surface below work surface



      The large salon is multi functional as a dining area, entertainment space, second cabin and lounge. This area features:

  • Custom upholstery
  • Teak paneling
  • Varnished teak sole
  • Drop down teak table with expandable leaf
  • Built in book shelf and wine rack
  • Storage above port and starboard settee
  • Reading lamps
  • Flat screen TV
  • Expandable double berth to starboard


Master Cabin

      Opening to the storage area across from the head this cabin features:

  • Teak paneling
  • Varnished teak floors
  • Custom upholstery
  • V-berth
  • Infill to convert V-berth to double
  • Storage drawers below V-berth, port and starboard
  • Storage shelf port and starboard above bunk



     The head opens into the hallway between the v-berth and the salon. The head features:

  • Manual marine head
  • Single basin sink
  • Hot and cold fresh water mixer tap
  • Toilet paper cover
  • Storage above and below basin
  • Shower head



     The u-shaped galley features:

  • White Formica counter-tops with varnished teak trim
  • Built-in trash bin with opening on counter top
  • Galley storage above counter tops with sliding door access
  • Work space extender/cooker cover
  • Propane Force-10 range with (2) burner cook-top and oven
  • Counter-top loading ice box
  • Double basin stainless steel sink
  • Fresh water hot and cold mixer
  • Storage drawers on inboard facing furniture


Upgrades and Maintenance

  • Port light lenses replaced and resealed '19
  • Bilge pump rewired to work independently of panel '19
  • Cockpit sole re-cored and painted with Awlgrip '18
  • Custom built teak seats in cockpit '17
  • New Doyle 135 Genoa, cruising composite ‘15
  • New self-tailing Genoa winches, Dynema sheets ‘15
  • Solar panel battery charge controller ‘15
  • New Furlex line guide system ‘15
  • Simrad VHF with AIS functionality ‘15
  • New sink faucets in galley and head ’14
  • New Plexiglas port lenses and gaskets in cabin ‘14
  • New ball bearing traveler system, main sheet ’14
  • Strip bottom paint, epoxy barrier coats and Trinidad Pro hard ablative ‘13
  • Adjustable Genoa lead block system ‘13
  • New Yanmar diesel engine, shaft, drip-less seal, and feathering prop ‘10
  • All lines to through hulls, head, cockpit, engine, drains etc. ‘09
  • Johnson backstay control and backstay ’09
  • New Dacron mainsail, Aurora Sails ‘08
  • Lifelines and gate fittings ’08
  • Electric bilge pump ‘08
  • Raymarine GPS chart plotter, autopilot and wind instruments ‘08
  • New upholstery, Sunbrella  ‘07
  • New sail covers and helm cover ‘07
  • Replaced water lines, foot pumps, and electric water pumps ‘07
  • New teak toe rails ’07


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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.