Cabo 44 Hardtop Express

Boat Tests


Builder: Cabo Yachts

Model: 44 Hardtop Express

Model Year: 2011

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

Cabins master, 1 guest

LOA: 47'7"

Beam: 16'6"

Draft: 3'7"

Weight: 43,200 lbs. (light load)

Standard Power: 2/715-hp Cummins QSM 11 diesels

Optional Power: 2/1,015-mhp or 2/1,150-mhp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 800 gal.

Water Capacity: 100 gal.


hydraulic power-assist steering
Cat electronic controls
recessed trim tabs
aluminum bowrail
bait-and-tackle center
56-gal. in-transom livewell
Stidd helm and companion seats
hardtop w/ three-side enclosure
tri-color LED lighting in hardtop
electric teaser reel mounts
Palm Beach-helm pod
11-gal. water heater
11.5-kW genset
Glendinning Cablemaster
flat-panel TV in saloon
satin-finish teak interior
two-burner electric cooktop
solid-surface galley countertops


2/1,015-mhp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards
second under-counter U-Line refrigerator and freezer
helm-deck fridge, A/C
third port-side companion Stidd helm seat
teak helm
Kenyon electric cockpit grill
bait freezer in mezzanine
livewell window
refrigeration plates for starboard-side in-deck fishbox
upgrade to 17-kW Onan genset
blue hull color
Pipewelders tower
2/Sea Vision underwater lights
Furuno RD30
Icom VHF

This article originally appeared in the March 2011 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.