Cabo 40 express for sale

12,83 m
4,85 m
1,07 m
600 liters
Fresh water
95 liters
Sea class
B. Sea craft
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Estimate price

$ 399 000
Very cheap
Valuation based on average market value
$ 369 944$ 687 040
$ 20 987
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Vessel Walkthrough

The Cabo 40 Express features the best of amenities such as a second helmchair on the starboard side of the command bridge and a comfortably-upholstered, forward-facing, L-shaped settee to port. Down the companionway to starboard of the helm station is the salon, which features the fine joinery, fabric and upholstery for which Cabo is so often noted. The genuine teak and holly sole is a nice touch, and the signature inlaid-teak grillwork on the cabinet doors assure good ventilation in the cabinetry. The saloon is laid out with a convertible L-shaped leather settee to starboard that has a fold out convertable bed and the back rest folds up to make and additional bunk. and a similarly-shaped, practically-configured Corian counter-topped full galley to port  just aft of the head compartment. The roomy head features a fully-enclosed shower stall, freshwater toilet, molded Corian surfaces, a tile floor and an excellent use of available space. Forward through a privacy door is the master stateroom, which features a pedestal queen berth with a very comfortable mattress, Sole flat screen TV, cedar-lined hanging lockers, plenty of functional drawers and the fine fabrics and upholstery finishes.

Main Cabin

When entering the main cabin the spacious area is unmatched in the Express market with the high quality workmanship of wood and decor. The main salon includes a comfortable ?L? shaped lounge, AM/FM/CD/DVD system, recessed halogen lighting, superb teak joinery finished in CABO¹s signature satin varnish with cross-hatch vents in the cabinet doors, and selection of top quality interior fabrics and coverings. A full head is to port conveniently located immediately adjacent to the stairs leading down from the command deck. 


  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Access hatch to bilge
  • Air conditioning/heating, 10,000 BTU
  • Teak and Holley Sole
  • Deck hatches, retractable shades (2)
  • Interior wood, teak, satin finish
  • Latches, positive, cabinet doors and draws
  • L-shape lounge, converts to upper and lower sleeping berths
  • Lighting, recessed halogen
  • Sole flat screen TV w/DVD player


The galley and amenities continue to flow with the stylish wood and accents done so well by Cabo. The functional galley area includes a ceramic two burner cooktop recessed into the Corian® countertop; a convection/ microwave oven; Nova cool ac/dc refrigerator and freezer; a polished deep sink, storage compartments and silverware drawers throughout; countertop lighting and ample GFI protected electrical outlets. Functionally and storage is abundent. 

  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Kenyon Cook top, ceramic, two-burner, recessed with Corian® cover
  • Corian® countertop with custom Corian® sea rails
  • Latches, positive, cabinet doors and drawers
  • Panasonic microwave/convection oven
  • Refrigerator/freezer, side-by-side, AC/DC
  • Sink, molded-in custom fit by Cabo
  • Storage, compartments and drawers throughout
  • Undercabinet lighting, recessed halogen

Master Stateroom

The master stateroom continues with a quality blend of teak and decor that has the comfort of any large sportfish. The stateroom is designed with an island double berth. There is a custom built-in TV, stereo speakers with volume control, individual AC controls, cedar lined hanging lockers port and starboard, as well as rod storage lockers for up to 8 rods. 

  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Air conditioning/heating, 7,000 BTU
  • Access to anchor rope/chain locker
  • Berth, double, island-style, 5" mattress, bunkcover
  • Foredeck hatch with retractable shade
  • Latches, positive, cabinet doors and drawers
  • Lighting, recessed halogen
  • Locker, hanging, cedar-lined (2)
  • Storage, compartments and large drawers below bed
  • Storage, rod lockers (2), with horizontal rod racks
  • TV, flat screen, built-in with cable hook-up, AC, AM/FM/DVD

Head w Large Separate Stall Shower

The head is possibly the largest of it's class with the head compartment includes custom Corian® vanities each with a sink, storage cabinet and sliding mirror, enclosed showers with automatic shower sump pumps, Sealand Vacuflush electric heads and a ventilating hatch. 

  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Corian® countertop molded
  • Mirror w/ storage
  • Head, Sealand Vacuflush, electric freshwater toilet
  • Latches, positive, cabinet doors and drawers
  • Lighting, recessed halogen, DC
  • Shower stall, with automatic shower sump pump
  • Toiletry storage cabinet, Corian® framed with mirror doors
  • Vanity, custom design with storage
  • High quality safety handrails and towel bars

Helm Deck & Console

The command console on the helm deck is carefully positioned to provide the operator with a clear view forward, abeam and astern, and it is integrally molded with plenty of room for a complete array of modern marine electronics, the CAT electronic controls and color digital read outs, plus an array of custom switch panels, warning lights and alarms. Palm Beach pod mounted single lever electronic controls promise responsive and easy maneuverability. Comfortable Stidd helm and Stidd companion seat include adjustable footrests. 

It is little wonder that CABO Yachts are found virtually everywhere in the world where great game fish are pursued. Designed from the keel up with the specialized needs of sport fishermen in mind. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the cockpit of this 40 Express. 

  • Companionway door, sliding, opaque with white acrylic
  • Helm chair, premium, pedestal-mounted
  • Helm console, integrally molded
  • Engine access hatch with gas spring
  • Molded fiberglass helm deck, hydraulically-lifted with cockpit control unit
  • Tackle center with drawers for gear storage and organization
  • Dual Helm Deck A/C Units 24,000 BTU
  • Console cover, canvas
  • Compass, with light, flush-mounted
  • Electric control, single lever, console-mounted
  • Engine instrument panel, complete custom with audible warning system and hour meters
  • Fire and bilge water level alarms, audible
  • Helm wheel, stainless steel
  • Navigation and electronic panel
  • Switch panels, custom, stainless steel


  • Custom Full Tuna Tower
  • Tuna Tower Molded Top Single Rail 4' Gap
  • One piece molded standing platform
  • Tower Sunshade: 84" molded top
  • Bench seat fixed with backrest 84"
  • Control Box: 50" contoured face
  • Compass, flush mount F82, Black
  • Radar box HDTOP
  • 2 LED Spreader lights Molded in Tower
  • Outside port & Starboard Saftey Handrails
  • Inside Helm Deck Area Large U-shaped Saftey Handrail Mounted Underside of Hardtop
  • 4 Rod Holders weld to tower leg outside
  • 8 Rocket Launcher Style Cross Bar Aft of Hardtop


  • (2) Furuno Navnets Multi-function (48 mile radar/GPS mapping/Depth)
  • Furuno RD-30 Digital (Temp & Depth)
  • Simrad AP22 Autopilot (Upper & Lower)
  • ICOM IC-MI127
  • 24" Monitor
  • (2) Caterpillar Full read out Multi-function Engine Electronic Displays
  • Dual Air Horn
  • (6) Overhead LED Helm Station Lights
  • Epirb 
  • Windlass Remote Lewmar


Fishability. In every CABO fishability is both a focus and a critical component. To that end, the huge cockpit of this Express includes a bait prep center with a gas actuated spring supported lid covering the sink, a rigging board, an ice box and voluminous tackle storage. A 48 gallon circulating bait tank with a large drain is molded into the transom. Large capacity insulated fish boxes have gasketed positive latching lids with gas actuated spring supports, removable liners and macerator pumps on the drains are built into the cockpit sole. The padded cockpit coaming and CABO's precise non-skid deck pattern provide stability for the working angler. Gaff and tag stick holders are properly positioned under the gunwales and 7 rod holders as upgrade. 

Self bailing cockpit scuppers, a transom gate and outward opening tuna door with ope and closed locks, fitted with CABO's beefy custom made hinges, and fresh & saltwater washdown systems add to the utility of the cockpit fishing space. CABO includes an aluminum reinforcing plate molded in the cockpit deck for mounting a fighting chair (Blue Water Fighting Chair with Side Strikers, Gimbals, Footrest, Ladder back and Rocket Launcher. There are functional step boxes in the forward port and starboard corners of the cockpit to allow easy access to the side and foredecks. 

  • Aluminum reinforcing plate installed for mounting fighting chair
  • Bait prep center sink, rigging board and tackle storage fitted with custom lid, gas spring, full-length stainless steel piano hinge and custom latch
  • Live Bait tank, 48-gallons, molded into transom with LED Lights
  • Gunwale padding, high-density foam, white vinyl covered (new 2013)
  • Courtesy lighting under gunwales and helm deck toe kick
  • Fish boxes (2), large capacity, insulated, macerator pump-out system
  • Hatches, lazarette and fish boxes, heavy-duty, gasketed seals, drains, gutters and full-length stainless steel piano hinge and custom latch
  • Hose and pistol-grip nozzle
  • Icebox, fitted with gasketed lid, gas spring actuator, full-length stainless steel piano hinge and custom latch
  • Rod-gaff racks, port and starboard
  • Scuppers, self-bailing
  • Transom door with top gate, extreme-duty, polished stainless steel hardware
  • Washdowns, fresh-and saltwater
  • Hot and cold hand hed shower
  • Window in bait tank
  • Electric reel outlets
  • Custom storage drawers


  • Bow Pulpit  integral molded fiberglass with Anchor roller assembly, recessed, custom stainless steel
  • Bow cleats, 12" stainless steel
  • Custom deck rails, aluminum
  • Deck surface, molded-in, non-skid
  • Molded fiberglass using polyester resin, biaxial stitched fabric reinforcement and core construction
  • Molded-in, white gelcoat finish
  • Spring line cleats, 10" stainless steel
  • Stern cleats, 12" stainless steel
  • Stern hawse pipes, stainless steel
  • Windlass, heavy-duty, DC electric, remote at helm and deck switches
  • Windshield wipers (3), self-parking with pantograph arms, intermittent and separate controls with (3) Windshild Squirt Washer Wt Arms supplys from Main Water Tank
  • (2) Windshield, side vents
  • Heavy-duty welded aluminum construction Wraparound Windshield finished in white powder coat paint with electrically actuated center vents
  • (2) Overhead Skylight Full SizeVenting Hatchs in Hardtop
  • Windshield washers (3), wet arms


  • Bottom paint, complete preparation  2 coats epoxy, 2 coats anti-fouling paint; black with Black Boot Stripe and Gold Accent Pin Strip
  • Molded fiberglass construction using premium vinylester resins and biaxial stitched fabric reinforcement; solid fiberglass bottom construction;
  • High quality ISO/NPG gelcoat finish
  • Premium quality molded-in white gelcoat finish
  • Stainless steel rub strip on face of white high-density PVC rub rail
  • Trim tabs, fully recessed
  • Prop Pockets with Optional Hydro Pocket Covers


  • 12.6kW freshwater-cooled diesel generator with seawater strainer, remote start and digital panel, water lift muffler, safety shutdown system, sound enclosure
  • 50 amp shore power cord with retractable Glendinning Cable Master, 220V, 50-amp
  • Battery charger, 50 amp
  • Battery on/off switches, vapor-proof
  • Bonding system
  • Cable TV connection, cockpit/ Telephone
  • Distribution panel, custom, AC electrical, with line voltage andDual load meters, reverse polarity light
  • Distribution panel, custom, DC electrical, with battery voltage and Dual load meters
  • Electronic supply at helm, 12V, DC at 50 amps
  • Horn, dual air trumpet
  • (4) Perco Heavy Quarts Engine Room Lights, 2v Volt DC
  • Lights, interior, DC
  • Receptacles throughout cabin, GFI protected
  • Stereo with AM/FM, CD, DVD, speakers in salon, DC
  • Aux, 12VDC, dist. panel for electronics

Mechanical/Engine Room

Engine Room. Since its inception, CABO Yachts has been widely recognized for their emphasis on superb engineering and engine room ergonomics as well as their meticulous wiring and mechanical layout. All that and more is neatly incorporated into this 40 Express. 

Twin Caterpillar C-12 705hp diesel engines nestle into the glistening white gelcoat finished engine spaces, with plumbing, wiring, shafting and control cables neatly run, secured and easily accessed. ZF transmissions with trolling valves transfer engine power to the shafts. 

Attention to detail is clearly evident throughout the engine room, from the installation of the genset and easy to clean gelcoat finish throughout, to the rubber or polymer grommetted protectors found on any wire running through a bulkhead. Aircraft grade braided stainless steel fuel lines, clearly labeled plumbing valves, switches and wiring runs are found throughout. 

  • Cruise Low: 27 knots @ 44gph
  • Cruise High: 30+ knots @ 55gph
  • Bilge, white gelcoat finished
  • Bilge pumps (5), four automatic/manual, one automatic
  • Double constant torque stainless steel clamps on engine exhaust hoses
  • Double hose clamps on all hose fittings, stainless steel
  • Electronic controls with trolling valves, engine synchronizer and back up Over-ride Manual Engine controls
  • Emergency bilge pump diverter valve on one engine
  • Engine alarm system
  • Engine room liner, white gelcoat finished
  • Engine room blowers (2), DC
  • Fire extinguishing system, automatic
  • Freshwater cooling, main engines
  • Fuel lines, metal braided, fire-retardant
  • High water bilge alarms (3)
  • Holding tank, with Level Indicator, warning lights, macerator and dockside discharge
  • Hose sleeves, braided, on all nylon hydraulic steering lines
  • Oil change system, mains, generator and cross overs
  • Propeller shafts, double taper, couplers, high-strength stainless steel
  • Propellers, 4-blade Nibral
  • Power steering
  • Rudders, bronze, high-strength, installed with high load bearings (low friction, precise control)
  • Sea cocks, UL approved for marine application, bronze, fitted on all thru-hulls below waterline
  • Stuffing boxes, drip-less lip seal type with Bonding Brushes
  • Water heater, 11-gallon, AC, stainless steel
  • Water intake scoops, bronze, high-speed, with integral seawater strainers
  • Electronic engine gauge panel in engine room

Fishing Equipment

As comfortable and well designed as the interior is for cruising, this boat was built to fish.  She is certainly large enough to head to the Canyons with the "big boats" (but burning less than half the fuel), yet small enough to manage single-handedly. She is rigged and ready to fish.  Some of her equipment includes:

Full Pipewelders tuna tower with Hard Top Buggy Shade, electronics, and controls

Rupp double spreader outriggers

Center rigger

Blue Water Fighting Chair with Foot Rest, Rocket Launcher and Optional Backrest

LED Lighted Live bait tank well with plexiglass window

Bait prep station

Raw and fresh water wasdowns

Transom door

Two (2) large macerated fishboxes in cockpit sole

(3) Rod storage lockers  in cabin, 1 Stand-up in Main Salon (lighted). (1) Forward in Stateroom to Port and (1) in Stareroom to Starboard.


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.

This boat will be next sold. 

She is under priced and the nicest!

Note desirable 3 Helm Seat Configuration!!

Many many updates!! [NEW GENERATOR 2017 because old one too noisy]This is absolutely the nicest most well equipped boat on the market. If you invested a 100k into any other 40 Cabo out there, it still wouldn't be as nice or well equipped as this one.

Beautiful CABO 40' Express loaded with options.  

  • New Dual multifunctiuon 15" Garmin Displays Installed 2015
  • New Onan Generator 2016
  • Water maker
  • Ice chipper plumbed into port fish box
  • Furuno RD-30 digital depth/sea temp
  • Simrad AP22 Autopilot
  • The C-12's have only had about 25,000 gallons of fuel run through them, Cat says their good till 150,000 gallons!!
  • Full tower rigged with steering, electronics and hard buggy top
  • Fish-rigged
  • Dual helm air
  • New cockpit coaming pads
  • New helm L-lounge cushions
  • New enclosure
  • Serious boat for a serious fisherman who also wants to go in style.
  • Clean clean boat.

Tower Station- Simrad AP22 Autopilot.

  • Outriggers
  • Center rigger
  • Insulated drink box
  • Bait prep station
  • Rod and gaff storage
  • Live bait well
  • 2 large macerated fish-boxes
  • Rocket launchers
  • Fresh and salt water washdowns
  • Stidd captain and companion seat helm chairs
  • 12 KW generator
  • ZF gears
  • CAT electronic controls
  • New full helm deck enclosure. 
  • Big LED Tower Lights
  • TV's, Stereos, DVD
  • Cabin AC/Reverse cycle heat
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    Added: 23:01 20.05.2021
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