1998 Cabo Express

ID# 3939939

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Yacht Overview

Make: Cabo

Model: Express

Year: 1998

Length: 45′

Located In: Orange Beach, AL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8265259


This classic 1998 45 Cabo Express “Ole Buddy” has been recently refitted, and will turn heads everywhere she goes! Over 200K spent in the past 16 months to include, new electronics, new Awlgrip paint, and reliable CAT power!

She is truly a MUST SEE!

Full Specs

Boat Name

Ole Buddy


LOA: 47.5
Beam: 15.67 ft


Engine Brand: CAT
Engine Model: 3196
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 660|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: CAT
Engine Model: 3196
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 660|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (100 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (800 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (40 Gallon)


Number of heads: 1

  • 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

Recent Upgrades
  • Hullside paint- October 2021
  • Topside paint-October 2021
  • Non-skid paint-October 2021
  • New Generator-Spring 2020
  • New AC’s -Fall 2019
  • New strainers-Fall 2019
  • New head pump-Fall 2019
  • New water heater-Fall 2019
  • New turbo (starboard side)- Spring 2020
  • New TV’s -2019


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.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator 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.


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