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Express Cruiser 1997 Cabo Express listed by Edwards Yacht Sales (Off Market)

  • Last advertised price $119,000
  • Off Market since Sep 17th 2015

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This Cabo Express is in excellent condition with low engine hours and has fishing records to prove its seaworthyness, reliability, comfort and speed.Below are some results of tounaments entered.

2001- Greater Miami Sailfish International 1st place
2003- Dolphine Daze Geiger Key 1st place.
2004- Ladies dolphin Geiger Key 1st place.
2004- Key West fishing tournament Dolphin division winner fly class
2004- Key West fishing tournament division 30lb test
2005- Key West fishing tournament most marlin releases
2006- Key West fishing tournament 30lb division winner
2007- Dolphin flashover fishing tour- Winner ladies divisions
2007- Key West fishing tournament heaviest recorded mackrel
2007- Key West fishing tournament heaviest barracuda class
2008- Key West fishing tournament most blue marlin 3 sailfish release 7 2008- Key West Marlin tournament Drambuie Winner
2010- Cabo cup winner
2010- Key West fishing tournament heaviest dolphin
2010- Key West fishing tournament heaviest tuna and mutton snapper
2010- Gator Derby fishing tournament wahoo division winner
2010- Gator Derby fishing tournament second place winner ladies division
2012 Key West Marlin Tournament Drambuie Winner 1st Place
2012 Cabo Cup Winner 1st Place Dimensions
LOA: 37 ft 6 in
Beam: 13 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 34 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 2 ft 10 in
Deadrise: 16 at Transom
Dry Weight: 20000 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Catapillar
Engine Model: 3208
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 1700
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine(s) Total Power: 375 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Catapillar
Engine Model: 3208
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 1700
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine(s) Total Power: 375 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (100 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks : 2 (400 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (15 Gallons)

Number of heads: 1

Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass


ENGINES: 2-1997 Caterpillar, 8 cylinder, fresh water cooled/heat exchange, turbo charged, 375 HP, centerline marine diesel with aluminum engine beds, shock absorbing motor mounts, primary (Racor) and secondary fuel filters. Alternator charging. 1.75 SS shafts to 3 blade 22X22 counter rotating bronze propellers via Z, 2.0:1, hydraulically actuated marine reduction gears. Dripless shaft logs. All new sound proofing in engine space.

EXHAUST: Water injected risers, rubber hose coupled to SS risers and custom FRP water silencers with transom water line exhaust ports.


29 kts Cruising

33 kts Top Speed


Comfortable Forward Berth

Large Dinette and White Custom Leatherette Upholstery

10000BTU Air Conditioning

RCA 27 Inch TV with DVD Player

Sharp Carousel Convection Microwave

Norcold AC/DC fridge

Icemaker in Cockpit

Outside Cockpit Fridge

One Head with Vacu Flush Toilet and 15 Gallon Holding Tank

Generator:1-Westerbeke, 3 cylinder, fresh water cooled/heat exchange, 5.0 KW, naturally aspirated marine genset with exhaust via approved anti-siphon loop and integral FRP water lift type muffler. 60 Hertz, single phase diesel powered. Primary (Racor) and secondary fuel filters. Located aft of main engines with shock absorbing motor mounts, drip pan, primary (Racor) and secondary fuel filters and dedicated starting battery. Water temperature, oil pressure and volts at genset panel in main cabin. Manual ship/shore lockout.


TANKS: 2-200-gallon aluminum diesel fuel with approved fuel feed, return, vents (outboard) and flexible connections as required.
1-25-gallon-FRP waste holding fitted as per USCG requirements
1-100-gallon aluminum fresh water
HULL PENETRATIONS: All valved bronze seacock/SS


BATTERIES: 1-New Group 27, 12VDC, genset starting in acid proof tray with approved vapor proof switch.
2-New group 8D , 12VDC, main engine starting/accessory with approved vapor proof switches and acid proof trays.
WIRING: Thermoplastic covered boat cable gauged, routed, secured and connected generally as per NFPA 302 and ABYC Standards in effect at the time of construction. Commercial 115VAC /12VDC breaker panels with AC/DC volts and amps at panel. Dual 30 amp shore service fitted with main breaker protection, polarity indicator and new marine type connections. GFCI receptacles as required.


4-Adult Type II PFD
1-First Aid kit
1-Spot light
1-MARPOL Sticker
1-Oil Discharge plaque
1-Type IV throwing device
1-Sound device
1-Current 12 gauge flare kit
3- Size I Type B:C fire ext. charged/mounted
1-Halon 1301 fire suppressionSatphone Iridium Motorola 9505A with 1500 Minutes\Icom VHF Radio


1-30# plow anchor
1- 10X3/8 chain lead
2-200X5/8 nylon rode

New Lewmar V3 Windlass


1-Set Bennett single ram hydraulic trim tabs
1-Custom- full vinyl enclosure
1-Robertson AP 300X autopilot
1-Omi digital depth sounder

1-New ICOM M422 VHF radio with RAM microphone

1-New marlin fighting chair
1-Bait freezer
1-Ice maker
1-Kenyon single burner stove top
1-NorcoldAC/DC refrigerator
1-Sharp microwave oven
1-Newmar HDM 50 marine battery charger/converter
1-15 gallon SS water heater
1-Furuno FCV 582L color video fish finder
1-Furuno 48 mile radar
1-Horizon Tri-Data MD50 depth /speed/log
1-Northstar 952X GPS plotter
1-Danforth compass
1-Set U/W transom lights (new)
1-Set windscreen wiper
1-Marine AC unit with SMX control
1-AM/FM/CD player and set of marine speakers
1-Set double spur outriggers
1-Garmin 44SX GPS


It is the undersigned surveyors opinion that the subject vessel, as equipped, and with the above recommendations attended, has a present day approximate market value of $ 185,000.00 (ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS), and a present day new replacement value in excess of $700,000.00 (SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS).
The MV RISKY BUSINESS was found to be in very good condition overall with signs of continued maintenance, upgrades and obvious pride of ownership throughout. The vessel is moored in a very well protected marine with fire, pump-out and security services nearby.