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1998 Cabo 45 Express

Ole Buddy


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Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
  • 1 Staterooms
  • 1 Heads
  • 2 Engines

This classic 1998 45 Cabo Express “Ole Buddy” is one of the cleanest 1998 45 Express Cabo’s on the market today. The owner has spent over $40,000 on upgrades in the last 6 months. Some of the upgrades include new bottom paint and cutlass bearings. New paint on the engines along with a new generator, upgraded electronics, A.C. units, and after coolers. She is powered by 3196 Cat’s. The 45 Cabo is one of the largest express boats available. She offers a huge, air-conditioned helm deck with lounge seating and the center-lined helm makes for a great entertaining area while fishing the blue water or for an extended weekend at the island with family and friends. She is truly a MUST SEE!

  • Last updated Apr 26th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: United States
Category: Sport Fishing
Model: 45 Express
Model Year: 1998


Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Sleeps: 4

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 45 ' (13.72M)
Beam: 15' 8" (4M)


Cruising Speed: 24 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 800 G. 3028 L.
Water Capacity: 100 G. 378 L.
Holding Tank: 40 G. 151 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: CAT
Engine Model: 3196
Engine Year: 1997
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 660
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3,268
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

Engine Make: CAT
Engine Model: 3196
Engine Year: 1997
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 660
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3,268
Engine Location: Starboard



  • Open salon with large L-shape sofa to port with storage and fold out bed
  • New 2019 32” LCD smart TV
  • Teak coffee table


  • Teak cabinetry with Corian countertops to starboard
  • Under counter refrigerators (2)
  • Built in chest freezer
  • Microwave
  • (2) burner electric stove
  • Teak and Holly Amtico flooring

Master Stateroom

  • Queen Island bed centerline
  • Drawers underneath bed
  • Teak Cabinets on both sides of bed for storage
  • Hanging closet
  • Private head access

Master Head

  • Walk in Master head with enclosed full-size shower
  • Vacu-Flush toilet
  • Vanity with Corian countertops
  • Teak and Holly flooring


  • Express style helm with teak electronic panel
  • Monitoring gauges
  • Steering and throttles
  • Stidd Helm chair
  • Large L-shaped seating area to starboard
  • AC at Helm


  • Simrad Evo 12” screens (2019)
  • (2) Simrad AP24 auto pilot
  • Northstar 6000i radar

Electrical System

  • 12-volt /24-volt ships service system
  • (2) battery chargers
  • 20kW Kohler generator (2020)

Mechanical Equipment

  • CAT 3196 main engines @660 HP
  • Kohler 20kW generator
  • Dometic 16K BTU AC’s
  • Dometic refrigeration


  • Custom painted Murray Brothers fighting chair
  • Custom livewell with window lights
  • In-deck fishboxes
  • Tackle center


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.

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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