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1997 35 (ft.) Cabo Yachts Express

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General Information

Listing# 136215

Boca Chica, FL, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
Express Cruiser
35 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details


This Cabo Express is in excellent condition with low engine hours and has fishing records to prove its seaworthyness, reliability, comfort and speed.Below are some results of tounaments entered.

2001- Greater Miami Sailfish International 1st place
2003- Dolphine Daze Geiger Key 1st place.
2004- Ladies dolphin Geiger Key 1st place.
2004- Key West fishing tournament Dolphin division winner fly class
2004- Key West fishing tournament division 30lb test
2005- Key West fishing tournament most marlin releases
2006- Key West fishing tournament 30lb division winner
2007- Dolphin flashover fishing tour- Winner ladies divisions
2007- Key West fishing tournament heaviest recorded mackrel
2007- Key West fishing tournament heaviest barracuda class
2008- Key West fishing tournament most blue marlin 3 sailfish release 7
2008- Key West Marlin tournament Drambuie Winner
2010- Cabo cup winner
2010- Key West fishing tournament heaviest dolphin
2010- Key West fishing tournament heaviest tuna and mutton snapper
2010- Gator Derby fishing tournament wahoo division winner
2010- Gator Derby fishing tournament second place winner ladies division
2012 Key West Marlin Tournament Drambuie Winner 1st Place
2012 Cabo Cup Winner 1st Place



ENGINES: 2-1997 Caterpillar, 8 cylinder, fresh water cooled/heat exchange, turbo charged, 375 HP, centerline marine diesel with aluminum engine beds, shock absorbing motor mounts, primary (Racor) and secondary fuel filters. Alternator charging. 1.75” SS shafts to 3 blade 22X22 counter rotating bronze propellers via Z, 2.0:1, hydraulically actuated marine reduction gears. Dripless shaft logs. All new sound proofing in engine space. EXHAUST: Water injected risers, rubber hose coupled to SS risers and custom FRP water silencers with transom water line exhaust ports.  
29 kts Cruising 33 kts Top Speed
Comfortable Forward Berth Large Dinette and White Custom Leatherette Upholstery 10000BTU Air Conditioning RCA 27 Inch TV with DVD Player Sharp Carousel Convection Microwave Norcold AC/DC fridge Icemaker in Cockpit Outside Cockpit Fridge One Head with Vacu Flush Toilet and  15 Gallon Holding Tank Generator:1-Westerbeke, 3 cylinder, fresh water cooled/heat exchange, 5.0 KW, naturally aspirated marine genset with exhaust via approved anti-siphon loop and integral FRP water lift type muffler. 60 Hertz, single phase diesel powered. Primary (Racor) and secondary fuel filters. Located aft of main engines with shock absorbing motor mounts, drip pan, primary (Racor) and secondary fuel filters and dedicated starting battery. Water temperature, oil pressure and volts at genset panel in main cabin. Manual ship/shore lockout.   
TANKS: 2-200-gallon aluminum diesel fuel with approved fuel feed, return, vents (outboard) and flexible connections as required. 1-25-gallon-FRP waste holding fitted as per USCG requirements  1-100-gallon aluminum fresh water HULL PENETRATIONS: All valved bronze seacock/SS
BATTERIES: 1-New Group 27, 12VDC, genset starting in acid proof tray with approved vapor proof switch. 2-New group 8D , 12VDC, main engine starting/accessory with approved vapor proof switches and acid proof trays. WIRING: Thermoplastic covered boat cable gauged, routed, secured and connected generally as per NFPA 302 and ABYC Standards in effect at the time of construction. Commercial 115VAC /12VDC breaker panels with AC/DC volts and amps at panel. Dual 30 amp shore service fitted with main breaker protection, polarity indicator and new marine type connections. GFCI receptacles as required.
4-Adult Type II PFD 1-First Aid kit 1-Spot light 1-MARPOL Sticker 1-Oil Discharge plaque 1-Type IV throwing device 1-Sound device 1-Current 12 gauge flare kit 3- Size I Type B:C fire ext. charged/mounted 1-Halon 1301 fire suppressionSatphone Iridium Motorola 9505A with 1500 Minutes\Icom VHF Radio
1-30# plow anchor 1- 10’X3/8” chain lead 2-200’X5/8” nylon rode New Lewmar V3 Windlass
1-Set Bennett single ram hydraulic trim tabs 1-Custom- full vinyl enclosure 1-Robertson AP 300X autopilot 1-Omi digital depth sounder 1-New ICOM M422 VHF radio with RAM microphone 1-New marlin fighting chair 1-Bait freezer 1-Ice maker 1-Kenyon single burner stove top 1-NorcoldAC/DC refrigerator 1-Sharp microwave oven 1-Newmar HDM 50 marine battery charger/converter 1-15 gallon SS water heater 1-Furuno FCV 582L color video fish finder 1-Furuno 48 mile radar 1-Horizon Tri-Data MD50 depth /speed/log 1-Northstar 952X GPS plotter 1-Danforth compass 1-Set U/W transom lights (new) 1-Set windscreen wiper 1-Marine AC unit with SMX control 1-AM/FM/CD player and set of marine speakers 1-Set double spur outriggers 1-Garmin 44SX GPS
VALUATION It is the undersigned surveyor’s opinion that the subject vessel, as equipped, and with the above recommendations attended, has a present day approximate market value of $ 185,000.00 (ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS), and a present day new replacement value in excess of $700,000.00 (SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS). COMMENTS The MV RISKY BUSINESS was found to be in very good condition overall with signs of continued maintenance, upgrades and obvious pride of ownership throughout. The vessel is moored in a very well protected marine with fire, pump-out and security services nearby.
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.
Cabo Yachts are renowned for their sturdy, quality construction, excellent ride qualities and high resale value. This particular example is a well known fishing tournament competitor and is meticulasly maintained. If you are serious about owning a quality yacht at a very fair price or if you are tired of being beaten at fishing tournaments by this boat, Please call Cal Landau at Edwards yacht Sales at 561-312-0010 or email at