Cabo Yachts 52 Express

Boat Tests


Builder: Cabo Yachts

Model: 52 Express

Model Year: 2006

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 52'1"

Beam: 17'9"

Draft: 4'2"

Weight: 55,950 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/1,340-hp MAN V12-1360 CRM diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,523-hp MTU 10V 2000, 2/1,550-hp MAN v12-1550 CRM, or 2/1,550-hp Caterpillar C32 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,400 gal.

Water Capacity: 200 gal.


3/Stidd bridge-deck chairs
21.5-kW Onan genset
2/VacuFlush MSDs
Oil X-changer
L-shape lounge, tackle cabinet, and ice maker on bridge deck
5/rod holders
80-gal. livewell
bait-prep center w/ sink, rigging board, insulated icebox
2/in-deck fishboxes
transom door w/ top gate
31,000-Btu Cruisair A/C for saloon and staterooms
Bose lifestyle 38 entertainment system
teak interior
Sub-zero 'fridge and freezer
Sharp Carousel microwave-convection oven
4-burner Kenyon cooktop
Corian countertops


Pipewelders custom tuna tower package
teak-and-holly sole in saloon
double-spreader outriggers, center 'rigger
30,000-Btu Cruisair bridge-deck A/C
refrigerator plates for cockpit fishboxes
teak deck in helm areas
Palm Beach helm pod
bridge-deck table
electronics package w/ Simrad AP25 autopilot
Flexgate RC36 compass
Northstar 972 GPS-chartplotter w/ 15" display
2/Icom 602 VHFs
Furuno electronics: 2/15" MU-155C color display, Ethernet crossover cable, NavNet VX2 GPS, plotter, BBFF3 dual-frequency sounder

This article originally appeared in the March 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.