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Boat Description

Celerity is a 1978 Sabre MK 1 cruising/ racing sloop. Designed by Roger Hewson, the Mk1 has a great sheer and is graceful in the water. Celerity has satisfied her current owner with many years of sailing. Her sails and rigging are in good condition and aside from some expected cosmetic work, she can get underway. If you are on a budgetbut hopingfor a good, fun, classicboatthat is fast and still turns heads then take a look at Celerity.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Keel: Fin

LOA: 33 ft 8 in
Beam: 10 ft 6 in
LWL: 26 ft 3 in
Minimum Draft: 5 ft 6 in
Displacement: 11400 lbs
Ballast: 4600 lbs

Total Power: 23 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Volvo Penta
Year Built: 1978
Engine Model: MD11C
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 23 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (44 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (20 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (24 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 1
Number of twin berths: 2
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1

Sabre Mk I Accommodations

V-berth cabin forward, starboard side head and port side stowage, port and starboard settees in the main salon with table that folds against the forward bulkhead. Starboard settee converts to a double bunk. U-shaped galley starboard aft opposed by a navigation table and quarter berth.

Sabre MK I Sails and Rigging

– 140 per cent genoa plus jib. Hood forestay double slotted roller furling
– Radial spinnaker with running gear (less pole)
– Fully battened main with Dutchman flaking system
– Spare main
– Genoa sheet travelers (not installed)

Sabre MK I Galley

– Shipmate four burner CNG stove with oven
– Adler Barbour refrigerator with drain lift pump
– Stainless sink
– Pressure water plus sink foot pump
– Hot Water heater new 2013
– Formica work surfaces
– Top opening dry goods storage
– Storage shelving

Sabre MK I Deck Equipment

– 35 lb CQR anchor plus Danforth
– Dodger/bimini
– Model 300 NovaLift davit
– Emergency tiller
– Engine hand crank

Sabre Mk I Electrical

– 30 Amp shore power
– 3 Deka Marine deep cycle batteries new 2014
– Custom 110 volt and 12 volt panels
– 110 volt receptacles at chart table, galley, salon and V-berth

Sabre MK I Electronics

– Icom IC-M402 25w VHF with cockpit remote mike control
– AutoHelm self steering
– Standard Horizon CP300i GPS with 7 inch color Chartplotter
– Uniden Hand held VHF with charger
– AM/FM Stereo

Sabre MK I Upgrades and Refits

– Cruisair 12000 BTU AC with reverse cycle heat pump 2001
– Rewired and replumbed throughout 1999
– All standing and running rigging plus lifelines new 2005
– Original through hulls replaced with full flow ball valves 1998
– Sail tracks and stanchions rebedded 1999
– PSS Dripless shaft seal new 2012
– All halyards led aft to cockpit through clutches new 2005.
– Hot Water heater new 2013
– 3 Deka Marine deep cycle batteries new 2014


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.

Approximate boat location: Deltaville, Virginia