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2008 Cabo Express

Destin, FL, US
  • 1 Heads
  • 2 Engines

If You Are Searching For A Cabo 40 That's Been Extensively Updated And Ready To Go Then This Is The Boat. Extremely Clean, Well Maintained, Low Hour Cabo 40 Express With A Long List Of New Equipment And Updates. This Cabo Was Used Strickly For Day Cruising By It's Original Owner And Didn't Even Have Outriggers Until Current (second) Owner Purchased The Vessel In 2022. Preferred M.A.N Common Rail 800 Diesels Only Have Approx. 1250 Hours Total Time With M.A.N 1000 Hour Services Complete. The Cabo 40 Is A Class Leader Offering A 100 Sq. Ft. Cockpit, A Modified V-hull And A 15'9" Beam. The Interior Features A Large Salon With Excellent Joinery And An L-shaped Sofa Which Converts To Upper/lower Berths. A Very Large Head And Stall Shower And A Well Appointed Galley Provide Excellent Cruising Amenities. The Private Forward Stateroom Includes A Queen Island Bed With Abundant Storage Underneath, A Large Storage Locker And Television.

Notable Features And Updates Include:

  • New Garmin Electronics Package 2023 ($40K)
  • Hydraulic Outriggers Installed 2023 ($28K)
  • Release Marine Teak Tuna Fighting Chair 2023 ($18K)
  • KVH SAT TV 2023 ($10K)
  • New Shaft Seals 2023
  • New Batteries (6) 2023
  • MAN 1000 Hour Service - August 2022
  • Port Engine Overhauled September 2022 By M.A.N. Dealer (receipts Available) 
  • Optional Three Stidd Helm Chair Layout
  • New Helm Deck Enclosure - 2022
  • Cockpit Air Conditioning
  • New Reel Colors Teaser Reels - 2023
  • Cockpit Freezer Plate
  • Full Tuna Tower
  • Receipts For All Work And Updates Availble W/ Accepted Offer


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Coastal Carolina Yacht Sales.

  • Last updated Feb 15th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: US
Category: Power
Model: Express
Model Year: 2008


Heads: 1

Hull Information

Hull ID: chxh0118e708
Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 40 ' (12.19M)
Beam: 15.75 ft' (4M)


Fuel Capacity: 550 G. 2081 L.
Water Capacity: 95 G. 359 L.
Holding Tank: 50 G. 189 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: M.A.N
Engine Model: 800CRM
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 800
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 1,250

Engine 2

Engine Make: M.A.N
Engine Model: 800CRM
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 800
Engine Hours: 1,250


Electronics and Helm

Boat was updated with a new electronics package in 2023 by American Marine Electronics in Destin, FL. (receipts available)

Helm Electronics

  • Garmin 8616 16" GPS Map/plotter
  • Garmin 8616XSV 16" Chartplotter / Sounder
  • Garmin Fantom Radar
  • Garmin Reactor Autopilot
  • Garmin GXM 54 Weather Antenna
  • ICOM M510 VHF
  • Fusion MS-RA 670 Stereo
  • (2) Phase III VHF Antennas
  • Satellite TV KVH3 - New 2023

Tower Electronics

  • Garmin 8612 12" Display
  • ICOM Commandmic VHF
  • Rexroth controls
  • Compass


  • Rupp Hydraulic Outrigger controls
  • Windshield wipers
  • Rexroth Engine Controls
  • Custom Cabo highly polished stainlees stell instrument bezel
  • Trim tabs
  • Compass


Helm Deck

The Cabo 40 Express geatures an electually actuated engine hatch which allows the entire helm deck to be raised to easilt acess the machinery spaces

  • Cockpit Air Conditioning
  • New helm deck enclosure - 2022
  • Stidd shock absorbing center helm chair
  • (2) additional Stidd helm chairs
  • Reel Colors teaser reels - 2023
  • L- Shaped seating
  • Fusion Stereo - 2023
  • JL Audio speakers
  • Day hatch to engine room
  • Cockpit Icemaker - Refurbished 2023
  • Tackle storage drawers

Main Cabin

  • L-Shaped lounge that converts to upper and lower berths
  • Air conditioning and heat
  • Custom table w/ cover
  • SAT TV
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Recessed halogen lighting
  • Bilge access 
  • Large hanging locker w/ rod staorage

Forward Stateroom and Head

  • Island Bed w/ storage underneath
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Flat Screen Television
  • Access to Rope/chain locker
  • Two horizontal rod storage lockers
  • AC and heat 


  • Sealand Vacuflush head system
  • Corian vanity
  • Large stall shower
  • Storage cabinet
  • Framed mirror


  • Corian counter tops w/ sea rails
  • Two burner ceramic cooktop w/ Corian cover
  • Microwave oven
  • Side by side refrigerator / freezer
  • Abundant storage

Hull and Deck

  • Full Tuna Tower
  • Lewmar Electric windlass
  • Props scanned and tuned 2023
  • Small swim platform
  • Bonding system
  • Aluminum bow rail
  • Trim tabs

Cockpit and Fishing Equipment

  • New Release Marine Teak Tuna Chair w/ footrest - 2023
  • New Rupp Hydraulic Outriggers - 2023
  • Cockpit freezer
  • Bait pep center w/ sink, rigging board and tackle storage
  • 48 gallon bait tank w/ window
  • Handheld shower
  • Cockpit coaming padding
  • (2) Large capacity fishboxes
  • Fishbox pump outs - (2) New 2023
  • Rod / gaff storage
  • Transom door w/ top gate

Mechanical and Engine Sapces

  • New Dripless shaft seals - 2023
  • (6) New batteries - 2023
  • Bilge pumps (4)
  • Rupp Hydraulic rigger pump
  • Bright white finish gelcoat in engine room
  • Hot water heater
  • Automatic fire supression system
  • Oil Change system
  • Generator / Sound Shield


  • (6) New batteries - 2023
  • 24DC and 120V AC power distribution panel
  • 50A 125V shorepower inlet w/ Glendenning Cablemaster
  • Upgraded 12.6KW Westerbeke generator - 3950 hours reported January 2023
  • Engine room AC power outlets


  • Propulsion provided by twin M.A.N Common Rail 800hp diesel engines. Total time port engine is approx 1250 hours as of January 2023. Total time on port engine is also 1250 hours but was overhauled in the Fall of 2022 at 1200 hours by Scarano Marine, a M.A.N Dealer in Fort Lauderdale. (receipts available)


  • M.A.N 1000 hour service performed on port engine August 2023 by Scarano Marine. Starboard engine received it's 1000 service through it's overhaul referenced above. (receipts available)


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.