2006 Cabo 52 Express

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Yacht Overview

Make: Cabo

Model: 52 Express

Year: 2006

Length: 52′

Located In: Dania Beach, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8815596


The 52 Cabo is widely regarded as one of the best riding 50 foot hulls ever constructed. Her legendary Michael Peters hull design offers a sharp entry, large bow flare, hard spray chine, massive beam and modified prop pockets for a shallow draft. The 2006 52 Cabo “A Salt Weapon” is one of if not, the most highly equipped and customized examples of a 52 Cabo you will ever find. She has been fully painted from waterline to buggy top. Her hull is a Flag Blue color with light grey topsides. All components are painted to match and all exterior cushions were custom-made to match as well. The teak cockpit and covering boards give her additional custom appeal. “A Salt Weapon” features a Sea Keeper SK 9, two generators and boasts a spacious two stateroom, two head layout with one of the heads off of the main salon being a day head. If you are in the market for a large express boat, look no further than the 2006 52 Cabo Express “A Salt Weapon”. She is located and easy to see in Dania Beach, FL. Below please find a list of her highlights, features and customizations.

Full Specs

Boat Name

A Salt Weapon


LOA: 52
Beam: 17.75 ft
Maximum Draft: 4.92 ft
Displacement: 55,950 lb


Engine Brand: MAN
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 1550|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: MAN
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 1550|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (200 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (1400 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Vessel Highlights
  • Cabo pedigree build quality
  • Michael Peters hull design for best in class ride
  • 1550 MAN common rail engines, service records available
  • Full custom paint job
  • Sea Keeper SK 9 Gyro stabilizer
  • (2) Onan generators
  • Custom teak cockpit and covering boards
  • Bow thruster
  • Hydraulic outriggers
  • Underwater lights
  • Updated Raymarine electronics package with 4 multi function displays, Chart Plotter, Radar, Sonar, FLIR night vision camera & Auto pilot
  • SAT TV, (subscription service required boxes may not convey)
  • Helm deck A/C
  • Helm deck refrigerator
  • Custom teak helm deck table
  • Electric teaser reels

Vessel Walkthrough

The first impression when you walk up to the 2006 52 Cabo "A Salt Weapon" is one of awe. She is a big girl and carries her 17’9” beam well. Her custom paint job is striking and unique. She can be boarded from the cockpit. Once you step aboard you quickly realize the caliber of vessel you are on. Her massive cockpit has teak decks and teak covering boards. Don’t let her beauty fool you, underneath all the beautiful paint and teak lies a killer. She is equipped to hunt and wrestle with the largest prey the ocean has to offer. Additional cockpit highlights include:

  • (2) ice chippers plumbed to (2) in deck macerated fish boxes
  • Transom livewell
  • Deep bait freezer
  • Sink and bait prep station
  • Tackle storage
  • Center line engine room access
  • Under gunnel lighting 

Up just a couple steps brings us to the climate controlled helm deck. Beautiful teak decks also adorn the helm deck. Everything is custom painted and decorated to match the blue/grey color scheme. To port is a large L shaped seating area with custom high gloss teak table. To starboard is a large set of tackle storage drawers and helm deck refrigeration. Triple custom painted and upholstered STIDD helm seats provide excellent comfort and visibility underway. The helm deck AC will keep you cool in the summer and reverse cycle heat will keep you warm fishing the NE well into fall. A full complement of large touch screen Raymarine electronics grace the NAV station. Remaining helm deck features include:

  • JL Audio and Fusion sound system
  • Mia Epoch US 9 electric teaser reels
  • 3 sided updated poly carbonate enclosure
  • Bow thruster
  • FLIR night vision

Slightly off center to starboard is the sliding door to the lower accommodations. Just a few steps down and you are in the main salon/galley area. To port the salon boasts a hug L shaped leather sofa, table and entertainment center. To starboard the galley features Corian countertops, under counter Sub Zero refrigerator freezer drawers, excellent storage and a full array of appliances fit for any shipboard gourmet. In the starboard aft corner she features a day head. The interior décor is classic Cabo, with solid teak satin finished woodwork and optional teak and holly sole.

Moving forward, the guest bunk bedroom is to port. In the forepeak is the master stateroom and ensuite head. The master has an island queen berth, dual hanging lockers, under bed drawers, outboard rod storage, climate controls and a flat screen TV.

Engine Room

Back in the cockpit, the centerline access door will bring us into the nerve center of the 2006 52 Cabo "A Salt Weapon". The major highlights include:

  • 1550 hp MAN common rail engines. (2700 hrs 4/23)
  • TWIN ONAN Gen sets (1260 and 3200 hours 4/23)
  • SEA KEEPER SK 9 gyro stabilizer
  • Engine room cameras
  • (2) Ice chippers

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.