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2005 Cabo 40 Express

My Cay

Islamorada, FL, US
  • 1 Staterooms
  • 1 Heads
  • 2 Engines


If You Are Looking For A Super Clean, Well Maintained Express Sportfish, Then Look No Further.  This 40 Cabo Express Has Been Meticulously Cared For And Is In Great Shape. The 2005 40 Cabo Express “My Cay” Was Shrinkwrapped During Every Hurricane Season From June-October While In The Keys. She Is Powered By Caterpillar C-12s With 1,360 Original Hours. For Additional Comfort, This Cabo Express Is Equipped With A 7.5 Westerbeke Genset With 791 Original Hours. The Cabo 40 Express Has A 4-inch Thick Binder Of All Receipts Dating Back To 2008. Light Use, Never Chartered And Captain Maintained. 



Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by HMY Outboard Boating Center.

  • Last updated Mar 26th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: US
Category: Power
Model: 40 Express
Model Year: 2005


Cabins: 1
Heads: 1

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


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


Cruising Speed: 25 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 550 G. 2081 L.
Water Capacity: 95 G. 359 L.
Holding Tank: 28 G. 105 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C-12
Engine Year: 2005
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 705
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 1,360

Engine 2

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C-12
Engine Year: 2005
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 705
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 1,359



Notable Options/Upgrades/Notes

  • Professional Captain operates the vessel

  • 2005-2011 the boat lived in freshwater on the Great Lakes and stored inside every winter

  • 2011 to present in Islamorada, Florida at owners residence

  • Shrink Wrapped (tower to waterline) from June-October every year during hurricane season

  • Survey Report in hand from (6/22/2023)

  • Running numbers in hand (10/31/2023).

  • From 2021-2023 over $50k spent on maintenance, repairs, and service. (Receipts are in hand)

  • 1,000 hour service completed May 2023 by Certified Diesel ($24k)

  • Cockpit Gel Coat repair completed (3/2023)

  • Hull waxed (10/2023)

  • 3-Sided tinted isinglass replaced by Upper Keys Canvas  (3/2021) ($4,200)

  • Props tuned, re-pitched, balanced by F&J Propeller (9/2023)

  • Caterpillar C-12 turbo diesel engines

  • Bottom paint, Prop coat and zincs completed (10/2023)

  • Bridge Deck AC

  • Stidd Helm and Companion Chairs

  • Updated Upholstery

  • New Muffler

  • New 40 Gauge Strataglass panels and Isinglass installed (May 2021) ($4,200)

  • Raritan Icer-ette Ice Maker

  • Recently replaced upholstery

  • Open checkbook maintenance history


  • Teak & holly sole

  • L-shaped sofa to starboard that converts to upper/lower berths, storage below

  • Rod locker to starboard, aft of sofa

  • 17” Zenith Flat Screen TV

  • Large storage compartment centerline


  • Stove: Kenyon 2-burner glass top with Corian cover

  • Microwave: Panasonic Dimension 4 the Genius 

  • Refrigeration: Nova Kool RF6100-110-24

  • Sinks: Single stainless steel with faucet and handheld sprayer

  • Counter Tops: Corian


Master Stateroom

  • Centerline queen berth with storage below

  • Teak & holly sole

  • Port and starboard hanging lockers

  • Rod storage above the berth to both port and starboard

  • Overhead skylight with shade

  • 16’ Sharp flat screen TV


  • Mirrored medicine cabinet

  • Vacu flush freshwater head

  • Corian countertop and sink

  • Stall shower

Helm Deck

  • New 40 Gauge Strataglass panels and Isinglass

  • Stidd helm chair centerline

  • Stidd companion chair to starboard

  • L-shaped sofa with storage to port

  • Air conditioned

  • Raritan Icer-ette Ice maker

  • Tackle center

  • Windshield wipers

  • Engine room access hatch centerline

Electronics & Navigational Equipment

  • VHF Radio: ICOM VHF Marine IC-M604 Main helm; ICOM ICM504 in the tower

  • GPS/map: Furuno HPS/WAAS Navigator; (2) Furuno NavNet C-Map NT

  • Radar: Furuno NAVNet

  • Autopilot: Simrad AP25 

  • Stereo: Clarion DCZ 625 Pro-Audio

  • Magnavox DVD Player

  • Clarion Marine CD MP3/WMA

  • Compasses: 4” unknown manufacturer on main helm; 3” Ritchie on tower

  • ACR Spotlight



  • Twin macerated in-deck fish boxes

  • Transom livewell

  • Transom door

  • Gaff storage locker

  • Port and starboard under gunners lockers

Deck & Hull Equipment

  • Bow pulpit with anchor winch and foot controls

  • Aluminum bow rail

  • Helm deck raises electronically for engine room access

  • Shaft Log: Chapfield Marine

  • Sacrificial Anodes: Replaced October 2023

  • Propellers: 4-Bladed VEEM Nibral

  • Cutlass Bearings

  • Rudders: Bronze, Spade type

  • Rudderposts: 2” stainless steel

  • Sea Valves: quarter turn bronze ball valves, bonded

  • Strainers: For air conditioning system and genset

  • Bottom Coating: Reapplied October 2023

  • Trim Tabs: Bennett

  • Swim Platform

  • Transducers: (1) aft to port in engine compartment for depth, (1) forward for speed

  • Lewmar Delta Anchor Windlass with Anchor Roller and welded aluminum bow rail

  • Sea Star Steering System

  • Lee’s Dual Spreader Outriggers


Engine Room / Mechanical Equipment

  • Main Engine/Model: 

  • (2) 2005 Caterpillar C12 Turbo Diesel Engines

  • Hours: Port 1,359 / Stbd 1360


  • Genset: 2005 Westerbeke 7.5 kW diesel 

  • Hours: 795 Hours


  • (2) Cruisair 16,000 B.T.U.

  • 12/24 VDC and 120/240 VAC 

  • New 12/30/2022 (6) Optima Size group 31 AGM Type with (4) in series for house applications and (2) parallel, total 24 VDC for engine starting

  • Battery Charger: (1) Vanner Voltmaster 65.60, 60-amp

  • Battery switches: (4) Blue Sea/ Perko/BEP, Vapor tight and protected



LOA: 42’10”

Displacement: 26,000Lbs

Beam: 15’9”

Draft: 3’5”

Cruising: RPM: 2010 / 29kts / 75% load / 50 GPH

Fuel tank: 550 Gallons

Fresh Water Capacity: 95 Gallons




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.

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