The Used Cabo Yachts Market Has Options
by Rob Bowman, Fri 26 May '17

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Cabo Yachts have always had a great reputation for sound engineering, sporty designs, and an innate ability to raise fish. Since the closing of the Cabo factory in 2010, the used Cabo Yachts market has flourished as these battlewagons can be found in all of the worlds' oceans still chasing big game fish. Build sizes range from 31 to 52 feet and offer both express and convertible models and HMY Yacht Sales has the finest offerings on the market right now. 

In 1997, the iconic Cabo 45 express was introduced to the market and named “Boat of the Year” by Boating magazine. In 2003, Cabo launched their first 40 Express which was the culmination of years of feedback from Cabo owners. A new hull design was used from Michael Peters Designs and it revolutionized the ride and capabilities of 40-foot boats. In fact, all future models introduced after the Cabo 40 would also have a Michael Peters bottom.

In 2006, Cabo announced the sale of the company to the Brunswick Corporation. New models continued to be introduced, all with Michael Peters hull designs and the quality-build Cabo owners demanded. The Cabo brand persevered through a down economy roughly from 2008 to 2011 still debuting new models such as the 44 HTX. This model featured mezzanine seating and a factory 3-sided hard enclosure. In 2013 Brunswick announced the sale of the Cabo and Hatteras brands to Versa capital, a private equity group. With the rise of large multiple engine center consoles in the market and the overwhelming success Viking Yachts was having in the marketplace, Versa Capital made the decision to focus their efforts on the Hatteras name and stopped building Cabos in 2014.

Because of the success HMY Yacht Sales has enjoyed with listing and selling sportfishing boats, we currently have 9 boats available between 35 and 52 feet and available for you to view immediately. Click on the boat names below to explore each Cabo Yacht.

 

1.) A Reel Dive - 2011 Cabo 52' Convertible - Asking $1,199,000.

A REEL DIVE is custom rigged to be a family fishing, diving and cruising vessel. Her equipment list for a boat her size isexceptional, as is the quality of her build. She was the last of the original CABOs to be built in the famous Adelanto California facility. She was built with C 18 1000 hp CATS for efficiency not mind blowing speed. Her renowned Michael Peters hull design has a sharp entry and large bow flare for a soft dry head sea ride. Her massive 17’9” beam allows for great beam sea stability and huge interior volume. The 3 strm 2 head layout has a custom berth arrangement to sleep 8 and has an incredible amount of storage. A REEL DIVE is listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Mike Scalisi and is currently asking $1,199,000. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see A REEL DIVE, please click here or contact Mike at 954-687-0006. 

 

2.) Sea Wheels - 2008 Cabo 45' Express - Asking $689,000.

Sea Wheels is an excellent example of a 2-owner, pre-owned Cabo 45 that has been extremely well-cared for and whose maintenance records can validate its condition. Currently located in Jupiter, FL and listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Brandon O'Connor, Sea Wheels has lot of comfort upgrades and options on board. She is currently asking $689,000. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see our 2008 Cabo 45 Express listing, please click here or call Brandon at 561-768-5660.

 

3.) Day Break - 2003 Cabo 45' Express - Asking $439,000

Daybreak is a classic 45 Cabo offering everything you could want in a 45 express. Great Construction and large engine room, fit and finish, fishing appointments, unobstructed visibility from the centerline helm, accommodations below with a two stateroom & salon. Cabo did not skimp anywhere when building this boat. Come see for yourself the 95 sq ft. cockpit with two oversized fish boxes and transom livewell, cockpit controls ready to back down on your favorite catch. Day Break is currently listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Jack Robertson and located for easy showing in Jupiter, FL. She is currently asking $439,000. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see our Cabo 45 Express listing, please click here or contact Jack at 772-266-0677.

 

4.) Timotheos - 2010 Cabo Yachts 40' - Asking $699,000

Timotheos is only one of three 40' Cabo Yachts on the market today built after 2010, but she may be the best equipped. She has lots of updates in recent years including a new Rupp deluxe hydraulic outrigger system, new cockpit bolsters, and new rocket launchers all in 2014. In 2015, a Seakeeper NG5 Gyro was installed for maximum stability that compliments the Zeus pods and joystick control that allows for very easy handling and docking. Timotheos is currently listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Tim Gredick and is located in Palm Beach, FL. She is asking $699,000. To set up an appointment to see Timotheos, please click here or call Tim Gredick at 843-619-7800.

 

5.) Island Lure - 2007 Cabo Yachts 40' - Asking $439,000

Island Lure is a fantastic example of a true Cabo built in Adelento, CA. Her Michael Peters hull design sets the standard by which all other boats this size are measured. She has a sharp entry with a large bow flare for a soft dry head sea ride. Her wide beam, shallow draft and partial keel make for a stable comfortable ride in both beam and following seas. Cabo build quality, fit, finish and electrical engineering is well known as best in class. “Island Lure” has been used as a family fishing and diving boat her whole life. She has been well cared for and nicely updated over the years. Island Lure is currently listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Mike Scalisi and located in North Palm Beach, FL. She is asking $439,000. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see this 2007 Cabo 40, please click here or call Mike Scalisi at 954-687-0006.

 

6.) Bandit - 2006 Cabo 40' - Asking $479,000

Bandit is our 2006 Cabo 40' listing that is located in Key West, Florida and brand new to the market. She is equipped with Twin MAN R6-800, 800hp engines and a Westerbeke 12.6 KW generator. Boat is in great shape and is currently listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Matt Long. Bandit's asking price is $479,000. To schedule an appointment to see Bandit, please click here and fill out the form or give Matt a call at 954-687-9400.

7.) Fishy Wishy - 2006 Cabo 40' - Asking $425,000

Fishy Wishy is a 2006 40’ Cabo powered by a pair of 800 hp CRM MAN engines. Her generous bow flair gives her a very soft and dry ride in most sea conditions. The air conditioned helm deck features a centerline helm station forward and there is a large L-shaped settee to port. Below deck is a separate forward stateroom with a centerline queen bed. Aft is the full service galley to starboard and a large L-shaped sofa to port that converts into a berth. Fully aft is the head with stall shower. The cockpit features a transom livewell, two in-deck fish boxes and a tackle center with freezer. Fishy Wishy is currently located in Ft. Meyers, Florida and is listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Jay Jurgens. Her asking price is $425,000. To schedule an appointment to see this 40' Cabo, please click here or call Jay at 954-266-8686.

 

8.) Triple A - 2005 Cabo Yachts 40' - Asking $449,500

Triple A, our 2005 40' Cabo Express listing represents one of Cabo's most popular models. This excellent open styled sport fishing machine has the speed and range to get you to remote sport fishing destinations. Her uncanny sea keeping ability and dry ride offer unmatched comfort at sea. From the 90 sq. ft. cockpit to the air conditioned helm deck, her generous 15'9" beam offers ample room for the captain and his guests. Her interior is spacious with great sleeping accommodations and galley with ample storage. Owner recently upgraded electronics with 2 new Garmin 7612 touchscreen displays along with adding a custom helm pod with single lever controls including bow thruster. Triple A is currently located in Manteo, North Carolina and is listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Jeff Creary. She is asking $449,500. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see Triple A, please click here and fill out the form or give Jeff a call at 305-330-1393.

 

9.) Chill Time - 2004 Cabo Yachts 35' Flybridge - Asking $219,000

Chill Time is a very customized 2004 35 Cabo Flybridge. She features a Custom Pipewelders Hardtop, Teak Release Marine helm chairs, upgraded generator, extremely nice electronics package, refrigerated fish box, cockpit controls and much more! Chill time is currently located in Edisto, South Carolina and is listed with HMY Yacht Sales Professional Tim Gredick. Chill Time's asking price is $219,000. If you would like to schedule an appoint to see Chill Time, please click here and fill out the form or call Tim at 843-619-7800.

If you would like to view all used Cabo Yachts currently on the market, please click here.

 

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