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Price: $16,900
Brand: Sabre
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1982
Length: 28 ft.
Name: Secret Passage
Location: Buffalo, NY


2 owners, Always fresh water, Diesel, Wheel, Roller furling, Cockpit cushions, Stern rails seats, Companionway Bimini, Bimini and connector piece, Lines led aft, Many custom wood features

Equipment list for 1982 Sabre 28 MKII
“Secret Passage”
Hull number 531

BROKER’S COMMENTS: The Sabre 28 is one of our favorite vessels. It’s the right size for our area with accommodations and equipment most buyers prefer. Secret Passage fits the bill with a diesel, wheel and roller furling along with so much added equipment it is literally a turn key boat. The present owners have lovingly taken care of it since they purchased it back in the 80’s. Sabre quality of construction and sailing abilities continue to a benchmark even today. The price is indicative for the year and the owners are reluctantly selling due to health concerns. It’s in the water, ready to be sailed away. Asking $16,900, a great price for all that’s included with the boat.

Contact RCR Yachts listing broker:
Rick Lenard, CPYB

LOA: 28 ft 0 in
Beam: 9 ft 2 in
LWL: 22 ft 10 in
Minimum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Displacement: 7800 lbs
Ballast: 3100 lbs

Total Power: 13 HP

Engine Brand: Westerbeke
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 13 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (30 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (20 Gallons)

Hull Construction

• The hull is a single unit, hand laminated molding using alternate layers of mat and roving in high stress areas. The interior is constructed of handcrafted wood. Oiled teak in visible areas and mahogany construction under berth cushions and other concealed areas. All trim is solid teak. The cabin sole is stripped teak.

Deck Construction

• The deck is hand laminated fiberglass with balsa core stiffening and molded non-skid deck areas. The toe rails, hand rails, coaming caps and trim are all teak. The deck features a stainless-steel double rail bow & stern pulpits stanchion post plus upper and lower life lines with gates. There is one opening port, two deck hatches and a dorade vent over the washroom


• The Sabre 28 offers accommodations for six. A spacious V-berth with drawer storage under. Followed by a athwartships head, marine head to port with hanging locker, across to starboard is a single stainless sink with storage behind. The main salon has ample ventilation throughout the boat with two over-head hatches. A Bomar hatch added in 1985 just aft of the mast for additional air flow. A pull-out double to port, a single berth on starboard and a quarter berth port aft. A drop-down bulkhead mounted salon table with storage behind it for books and bottles.


• Burner Alcohol Stove
Single Stainless Sink Cold water pump
Norcold SCQT-6407Refrigeration 1988
• Drawers and lockers storage


• 12 Volt
• · 2 Marine Batteries 7/2016
• Battery charger indicator
• 4 additional circuit breakers
• 110v shore-power with cord
• Cybernet CTX1200 12 channel VHF/FM marine radio
• Deck washdown pump w/hose
• AM/FM stereo
• 2-bose cockpit speakers mounted on stern rail
• Smartphone connectors for Ipod or Iphone


· Signet Speed refurbished 2018
· Signet Depth refurbished 2018
• Signet speed wind speed direction
• Windex
• Clinometer
• Engine meters on cockpit bulkhead
• Engine controls at helm

Sails & Rigging

· Fully battened Dacron main with Dutchman system (new lines 2013)
· 120% Dacron Genoa with UV (2015)
• Harken furling 1991
• Cruising Gennaker with Snuffer 1986 w/pole
• Red mainsail cover
• Red companionway Bimini
• Red Bimini w/connector for cockpit
• All lines led aft
· 2 #40 Lewmar ST Genoa Winches
· Inboard Genoa tracks
• Double bow cleats
• Transom mounted swim ladder
• Danforth anchor with chain and rode in anchor locker
• Wheel brake on Edson pedestal
• Stern rail mounted adjustable traveler
• 2-cockpit lockers


Danforth 24 w/Chain & Ride
· Fenders
· Dock Lines
· lifesaving ring
· Transom Swim Ladder
Original owners manuals
• 2-custom made stern rail seats w/drink holders and padded seats w/backs
• Custom cockpit cushions-closed cell foam (white)
• 8-square safety cushions
• 10-life jackets
• 5-childrens life jackets
• 6 fenders of various shapes and sizes
• Propane BBQ rail mounted w/storage bag
• Custom made wood holder for 8 cans or bottles (mounts on pedestal
• Edson teak cockpit table
• Padded lifeline covers
• 2-extra helm wheels

Service records:

RCR Yachts has stored and maintained this vessel since new for the 2 owners, always fresh water only.

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.

Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Rick Lenard, CPYB - Sales & Brokerage

Buffalo, NY


Phone: 716-856-6314

After a long career in the fine jewelry business, Rick came to RCR in 2003 with a lifetime affection for boats and people. A native of WNY, he has owned a variety of crafts over the years and has successfully raced them all. He has also chartered numerous times all over the US & Caribbean. Rick is a CPYB and a 4 time winner of Beneteau’s prestigious Top Gun contest for sales excellence and is a two time Commodore of the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club Also, only recipient of the BHSC Trident award for over 35 years of service to the club. Rick resides in Williamsville, NY with his wife Terry and 3 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Louie, Barney & Cosmo.