United Yacht Sales presents this Express Cruiser 2005 Cabo 45 Express Cat Powered boat for sale.

  • This Cabo 45 Express Cat Powered offered at $725,000
  • Powered by twin Caterpillar C18 / 3400 hrs
  • The boat located in Belmar, New Jersey (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Nov 9th 2021

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2005 Cabo 45 Express CAT powered

“Back At It” is a highly optioned, extremely clean 45 Cabo Express with an extensive list of upgrades. Her C18 CATS are up to date on services with an engine room that looks like a showroom. The current owner of “Back At It” has spared no expense in upgrading this Cabo. This is truly one of the cleanest, best optioned express boats on the market. If you are looking for a large express with CATs do not look passed this one!

CAT Services are Up-To-Date Painted Top Side, No Crazing or Gel Coat Issues Bottom blasted, barrier coated and custom bottom paint Complete updated Garmin Package and Fusion system through boat

Notable Upgrades in 2020 and 2021

New aftercoolers, New transmission cooler on starboard motor, Services up to date, Zincs/Air Filters/Fuel Filters/Oil Filter Painted house/cockpit/helm area Bottom blasted custom color bottom paint Custom cockpit cushions Four sided hard enclosure Remove gold rod holders installed silver Ceramic coat outriggers New wiper arms/wiper blades Custom dash on tower Faux Teak transom Custom boot stripe Custom Teak wrap in galley/head/front stateroom Custom storage under couch in salon Custom LED lighting on tower/helm area/cockpit/live well/vent lights/underwater lights Custom sunshade for a cockpit Release rocket launcher New TV in salon/front stateroom Electric toilet New cushions on tower New horn New faucet in head Custom nonskid covers for cabinets Tuna tubes Custom grill in cockpit Controls in cockpit Refinished bow/helm hatches New helm/cockpit Fusion-Link radio with JL speakers and New Fusion-Link bow radio with JL speakers

Vessel Walkthrough

Main Salon:

Standard Ultraleather upholstery, extra-large settee on the salon's port side, and Bose full surround Sound System.

  – Teak and Holly sole
  – Flat Screen TV - Salon
  – Entertainment center with Bose lifestyle 38 System AM/FM/CD/DVD
  – Aft settee has pull out double hide-a-bed
  – (2) Port lights
  – AC/Heat Dual Zone 16,000 BTU, 220 VAC
  – Global Star GSP - 290 Fixed Phone with Marine Dome Antenna
  – Panasonic KX-TGC352B Phone
  – Custom storage under couch in salon


The galley features Corian counter tops, and an open roomy floor plan making overnight canyon trips or weekend trips luxurious.

  – (2) SubZero Refrigerator with pull out drawers
  – (2) Burner recessed ceramic cookpot
  – Corian counter tops with custom sea rails
  – Drink cooler in countertop
  – Garbage disposal
  – Built-in Galley freezer
  – Pull-out stainless-steel rack shelves
  – Corian custom deep sink
  – Trash storage compartment under stairs
  – Microwave / Convection oven

Master Stateroom:

Located forward with a queen size berth allows plenty of room on each side, offering easy access to the storage cabinets and cross hatch ventilation panels.

  – New flat screen TV
  – Large storage compartments below bed
  – AC controls with 7,000 BTU capacity
  – Custom upholstery and bedding
  – Over head reading lights
  – Access to anchor locker
  – Storage compartments overhead and underneath

Guest Stateroom:

This guest stateroom has plenty of room featuring full size over-under bunks.

  – Storage
  – Double pullman berths
  – Corian countertop
  – Full closet
  – Fusion stereo
  – Custom upholstery and bedding


  – Large spacious cockpit for plenty of fishing room
  – NEW cockpit mezzanine seating diamond stitching
  – NEW cockpit grille
  – New sunshade
  – Live well
  – Rupp center rigger (ceramic coated)
  – Rupp outriggers (ceramic coated)
  – Large tackle cabinet and storage area starboard helm deck
  – Bait freezer
  – New under water lights 5 color changing options
  – Bait station
  – Cockpit cover
  – Fresh water wash down
  – Salt-water wash down
  – Water maker – Sea recovery 700 GPD
  – Freezer plates 110v in cockpit ice box
  – Eskimo ice machine dump into fish boxes
  – Bait tank molded intro transom
  – Tuna tubes built into port side transom
  – Coaming PADs
  – Storage boxes under gunwales
  – Garmin GPSMAP 7610 Touchscreen 10” display
  – Axis camera
  – Engine controls in cockpit
  – Lumitec LED bar Red/White/Blue
  – NEW Garmin Panoptics PS60 thru Hull Transducer
  – NEW Airmar Chirp Transducer 1KW
  – LED lighting through-out helm area and cockpit
  – Release Rocket launcher

Electronics and Helm:

  – Recent electronic refit.
  – Helm deck AC 30,00 BTU
  – Trolling valves
  – Electric engine panel
  – Compass with light
  – New full enclosure
  – Murphy engine gauges
  – LED lighting
  – Windlass, electric 24v remote switch on helm and deck
  – (2) Adjustable STIDD helm chairs
  – Rod locker molded into hardtop
  – Electric Teaser reels US-9 molded into hardtop
  – New Garmin GMR 1226 XHD2 open radar and pedestal
  – FLIR MD-625 thermal night vision camera
  – Seaview 1.5 thermal camera
  – Axis dome camera
  – Standard horizon 240 SW hailer
  – Garmin GPSMAP 8622 touchscreen with massive 22” screen
  – Garmin GPSMPA 7612 touchscreen malfunction display 12”
  – Garmin GSD 26 digital black box network sounder with chirp sonar
  – Technology
  – Garmin grid remote input device
  – Garmin bluechart G2 Vision VUS511l
  – ICOM AIS receiver with real time vessel traffic
  – Garmin GXM 52 Sirius XM marine receiver
  – Shakespeare sra-50 Sirius XM satellite radio antenna


  – ICOM Command MICII 7608
  – (2) Garmin GPSMAP 7608 touchscreen 8” display
  – (4) Lumitec Carprera led flood light Red/White/Blue
  – (2) Lumitec flood light white dimming
  – Engine controls
  – Compass
  – Tower sunshade
  – New cushions on Bench seat
  – New LED lighting on tower

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment:

The engine room on this 45 CABO is EXCEPTIONALLY clean and spacious. There is plenty standing room center and outboard of the motors.

Upgraded CAT C-18 1015 HP with recent services New aftercoolers New transmission cooler on starboard motor All new fuel/oil/air filters and zincs 2012 15 Kw Westerbeke Generator Cabo’s famous auxiliary distribution panel for electronics Electric fuel priming pump for motors Engine driven emergency bilge pump with built in Y-Valve on intakes Oil change system for main motors, transmissions, and generator Cable master Fully recessed trim tabs in Hull Foxtress FX37 high tensile anchor RACOR fuel water separator 700 Gallon a day water maker Eskimo ice machine Electronic engine gauge panel Engine alarm system Dripless stuffing boxes 220VAC 11 gallon stainless steel hot water heater Head hunter Mach 5 water pump

Broker's Comments

“Back At It" is truly a “Turn Key” vessel ready for its next adventure. With exceptional sea handling capabilities and CAT power this Cabo is a real battle wagon. It is incredibly clean from engine room to tower as the current owner spared no expense in upkeep. This Cabo is a must see for anyone looking for a highly customized clean express. It shows better then new. Come take a look for yourself as you will not be disappointed.


350 Yeti cooler with cushion Cockpit table Fish statue in salon All personal items

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 brochure.


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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Approximate boat location – Belmar, New Jersey
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United Yacht Sales

(772) 272-1792
/ Stuart, FL

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