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2007 Cabo Express Fish

** SOLD **

  • $459,000 USD
  • Ronald Blietz
  • Sold
  • Used
  • Multi Species Fish Boats
  • 2007
  • Cabo
  • Express Fish
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, US
  • Power
  • 40ft / 12.19 m
  • 15ft 9in / 4.80 m
  • Caterpillar
  • C-12
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 28000
  • 2013-11-01
  • 2014-02-19
  • 1526144

“MY DORIS” is as close to new as one can get for a fraction of the cost. You will not find another Cabo with the attention to detail and care that has been given to her. A premium fishing machine with the reputation for quality and performance is second to none. Equipped with the sportfishing package for the serious angler, there is no other boat that can come close.

Maintained by a full time Captain and an open checkbook by the owner shows no expense was spared to ensure she stays in bristol condition. Complete and detailed service records are available since she was commissioned as new in March 2009. There is no question as to when, where and how this vessel was used and maintained.

She is equipped with twin Caterpillar C-12 710 hp motors and the Caterpillar Platinum Extended Service Coverage warranty until March 2014 which can be extended. Along with her upgraded 10 year hull warranty on her ice blue hull until 2019 makes her truly turnkey ready for her next owner.

“MY DORIS” is priced to sell quickly, the owner already has his eye on his next boat and wants this one sold now.

Cabo Demo boat commissioned new in March 2009 with Caterpillar Platinum Extended Coverage Warranty until March 2014 and can be extended.


Boat is located close to the FLIBS

Vessel Walkthrough

As you step onto “MY DORIS” you see the big uncluttered cockpit that features two in-deck fish boxes, a 45-gallon transom livewell, portside fishing console equipped with freshwater sink, bait prep and freezer locker and she comes with two Pompanette Rocket Launchers. The massive bridge deck lifts with the flip of a button to a large, well-planned engine room.

The Palm Beach style helm is a work of art with a centerline Stidd captain’s chair and Stidd companion seats port and starboard. A huge starboard tackle center is one of the best you ever find. The L-shaped lounger is great for relaxing while getting out to the fishing grounds.

Even though the 40’Express is the ultimate fishing machine, Cabo does not skimp on accommodations. Entering the main salon boasts a gorgeous leather sofa that converts to upper and lower sleeping berths and dinette starboard with a full size galley to port. A full size head and separate walk-in shower aft of the galley and centerline double bed in the forward stateroom makes for the absolute best in comfort.

Main Salon


  • "L" shaped Leather sofa (finest full grain) converts to upper and lower sleeping berths
  • Custom Teak and Holly dinette
  • Beautiful Teak and Holly cabin sole in lieu of carpet
  • AC duplex outlet / GFI protected
  • Access hatch to bilge
  • Air conditioning/heating, 10,000 BTU
  • In floor storage compartment
  • Interior wood, teak, superbly joined and finished in satin varnish
  • (6) Lighting- recessed halogen
  • Positive latches used on cabinet doors and drawers
  • 17” Sole Flat screen TV with satellite


  • Side by side refrigerator/freezer, AC/DC
  • Dometic microwave/convection oven
  • Ceramic cook top, two burner, recessed with Corian cover
  • Fossil colored Corian counter top with custom Corian sea rails
  • (3) Counter top lighting - recessed halogen
  • Positive latches used on cabinet doors and drawers
  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Storage compartments and drawers throughout

Master Stateroom

  • Double bed, island style with 5" mattress, coverlets
  • Foredeck hatch with retractable shade
  • Hanging locker, cedar lined, port side
  • Positive latches used on cabinet doors and drawers
  • Recessed halogen lights
  • Storage compartments and large drawers below bed
  • 15” Sole flat screen TV with satellite
  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Air conditioning/heating, 7,000 BTU
  • Access to anchor rope/chain locker
  • Two rod storage lockers with horizontal rod racks


  • Custom Corian counter top
  • Custom vanity
  • Framed mirror
  • Head, Sealand Vacuflush, electric
  • Separate walk-in stall shower with automatic shower sump pump
  • Positive latches used on cabinet doors and drawers
  • Recessed halogen lighting, DC
  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Toiletry storage cabinet, Corian framed with sliding mirror doors

Helm Deck and Console

  • Premium pedestal mounted Stidd helm chair
  • (2) Premium pedestal mounted Stidd companion chair port and starboard
  • "L" shape lounge portside with rod storage below
  • Molded fiberglass helm deck, hydraulically lifted, with cockpit control unit.
  • Sliding companionway door, opaque white acrylic panel
  • Tackle center with drawers to store and organize gear
  • Engine access hatch with gas spring
  • Canvas console cover
  • Chromed bronze helm wheel
  • Compass with light, flush mounted
  • Complete custom engine instrument panel with audible warning system and hour meters
  • Custom switch panels
  • Fire and bilge water level alarms, audible
  • Helm console, integrally molded
  • Nav and electronic panel
  • Single lever electric control - console mounted


  • (2) Pompanette Rocket Launchers, 8 or 4 rods
  • Bait prep center, includes sink, rigging board and tackle storage, fitted with custom lid, gas spring actuator
  • Bait tank, 48 gallons, molded into transom
  • Cockpit coaming padding, high density foam, white vinyl covered
  • Courtesy lighting under gunwales and helm deck overhang
  • Fish boxes, large capacity, insulated with macerator pump out system
  • (2) Hatches, lazarette and fish boxes heavy duty with "O" ring seals, drains, gutters and full length, stainless steel piano hinges
  • Hose and pistol grip nozzle supplied
  • Ice box, fitted with custom gasket lid, gas spring actuator, full length stainless steel piano hinge and custom latch
  • Rod-gaff racks, port and starboard
  • (5) Rod holders
  • Self-bailing cockpit scuppers
  • Transom door with top gate, extreme duty polished stainless steel hardware
  • Fresh and saltwater washdown
  • Freezer plate, AC, cockpit ice box.
  • Refrigeration plate, AC, installed in cockpit fish box.
  • 12 volt kite plugins
  • Hot and cold hand held shower in cockpit

Bow and Deck

  • Bow chocks, 6" stainless steel
  • Bow cleats, 12" stainless steel
  • Bow pulpit, integral molded fiberglass
  • Custom deck rails
  • Molded fiberglass using polyester resin, bi-axial stitched fabric reinforcement and core construction
  • Molded-in non-skid surface
  • Premium quality molded-in white gelcoat finish
  • Recessed custom stainless steel anchor roller assembly
  • Spring line cleats, stainless steel 10"
  • Stern cleats, 12" stainless steel
  • Stern hawse pipes, stainless steel
  • Lewmar windlass, heavy duty DC electric
  • Fortress anchor with 20’ chain and 250’ rode, remote from bridge and deck switches
  • (3) Windshield wipers self-parking with heavy duty pantogram arms
  • Windshield with side vents, heavy duty welded aluminum construction, finished in a white polyurethane paint Includes an electrically actuated center vent
  • (3)Windshield washers, wet arms



  • (2) Furuno 12.1” NavNet Radar/GPS/WAAS/Chartplotter
  • Icom VHF Marine IC-M602 with remote mic
  • Furuno RD-30 Navigational Data Organizer
  • Shakespeare 17’6” VHF Antenna
  • Simrad AP2504 autopilot
  • ACR searchlight with remote control keypad
  • Ritchie compass
  • JBL stereo with AM/FM/CD/XM and helm and cockpit speakers
  • Engine tachs and Icom VHF in tower
  • TracVision M5 Satellite system
  • Remote mic for tower VHF
  • Caterpillar engine monitoring system


  • Custom Pipewelders Tuna Tower with full controls
  • Tower sunshade 84” molded top
  • Control box – 50” contoured face
  • Radar box on hardtop, extended for dome, with forward Teaser Reel door
  • Teaser Reel – US9 – 24volt Without handle
  • Center Rigger: Pipewelders Tapered Pole
  • (2) Rupp Spreader Outrigger, bridge release tele-arm
  • (4) Spreader lights
  • (6) Rod Holders welded to express tower legs
  • (6) Rod Holders welded aft on Bimini
  • 4-in-1 Linear lights
  • 360 Grab rail
  • Recessed LED Red/White lights
  • White LED under covering board 360 light
  • Electronic engine controls
  • Furuno NAVNET VX2
  • Compass flush mounted
  • Bench seat with backrest
  • Anchor run lights


  • 12.6 kw upgraded freshwater-cooled diesel generator with sound enclosure
  • 50' shore power cord, 220V, 50 amp
  • Newmar Phase 3 Battery charger, 50 amp
  • Battery on/off switches, vapor proof
  • Bonding system
  • Cable TV connection in cockpit
  • Custom AC electrical distribution panel with line voltage and load meter, reverse polarity light
  • Custom DC electrical distribution panel with battery voltage and load meter
  • Electronic supply at helm, 12VDC at 50 amps
  • Engine room lights, DC
  • Ground fault circuit interrupter receptacles throughout boat
  • Horn, dual air trumpet
  • Interior lighting, DC
  • Navigation lights
  • Stereo, DC, with AM/FM, CD, DVD speakers in salon and helm deck
  • Telephone shore connection with one outlet, salon

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment

  • Twin Caterpillar C-12, 710 HP with 2113-Port and 2118-Stb hours
  • ZF 325 transmissions with trolling valves.
  • Caterpillar electronic controls with synchronizer and trolling valve control
  • Caterpillar Marine Power display
  • Bilge pumps, four automatic/manual and one automatic
  • Bonding system with transom zinc plate
  • Braided hose sleeves on all nylon hydraulic steering lines
  • Bright white bilge and engine room, gelcoat finish
  • Bronze high speed water intake scoops with integral sea water strainers
  • Double constant torque stainless steel clamps on all engine exhaust hoses
  • Double stainless steel hose clamps on all hose fittings where possible
  • Engine alarm system
  • Emergency bilge pump diverter valve on one engine
  • (2) Engine room blowers DC
  • Fire extinguishing system, automatic
  • Fresh water cooling on main engines
  • Fresh water hose bib, quick disconnect
  • (3) High water bilge alarms
  • Holding tank, with warning lights, macerator and dockside discharge
  • Metal braided fire-retardant fuel lines
  • Reverso Oil change system, mains, engines, generator and transmission
  • Propeller shafts, high strength stainless steel, 2.5 inch diameter, double taper, couplers
  • Propellers, 4 blade Nibral
  • Power steering
  • Rudders, high strength bronze, with high-load bearings insuring low- friction and precise control
  • Sea cocks, UL approved for marine application, bronze, fitted on all thru-hulls below water line
  • Stuffing boxes, dripless lip seal type
  • Water heater, stainless steel, AC, 11 gallon

Broker's Comments


Cabo Yachts and Caterpillar commissioned her as new March 2009

TracVision M5 satellite TV system

Complete documented maintenance records

Caterpillar Platinum 5 year warranty on motors until March 2014 and can be extended

10 year extended hull warranty until March 2019

Almost all water pumps have been replaced

Teaser reels go with the boat

Numerous spare parts

Hull wrap has been on for two years and will be taken off with accepted offer


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.

For Sale By United Yacht Sales

110 SW Atlanta Avenue
Stuart, Florida, 34994