manufactures luxury sailboats to the certification levels of the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the American Boat and Yacht Council, and the European CE. The yachts have been hand-built in South Casco, Maine since 1971. Sabre yachts have customization ability on various levels, and Sabre uses concepts that reflect agile manufacturing in order to provide this flexibility. The sailing yachts produced by Sabre are a combination of a cruising yacht with a racing yacht, from 38 feet to 42 feet in length. They are designed to carry a heavy or high load. Sabre keels are formed to achieve maximum lift for the yacht, while maintaining solid performance. The sail plans are created with both light winds and harsh weather in mind. The Sabre 426 won Sail Magazine’s Top Ten award.