Cabo – 36 Express

Florida, United States

This Cabo 36 Express has many fishing amenities such as, live bait well in the transom with a window, padded bolsters around the coaming, two fish boxes in the cockpit sole, a bait prep console to port with sink and tackle drawers and the optional refrigerator/freezer in the starboard console.  The Cabo 36 was designed by Michael Peters Yacht Design which is responsible for the stylish lines as well as the bottom shape and major geometry of the boat.  

Basic Boat Info

Boat Hull ID
Has Hull ID


36 ft
Length Overall
36 ft
14.17 ft

Engines / Speed

Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make : Caterpillar
  • Model : C-9 Acert
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 575 hp
  • Type : Inboard
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make : Caterpillar
  • Model : C-9 Acert
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 575 hp
  • Type : Inboard
Total Engine Power
1,150 hp


Fuel Tanks
Fuel Tank Capacity
400 gal
Water Tanks
Water Tank Capacity
100 gal


Heads Count
Boat Class
Express Cruiser, Sports Fishing Boats

Additional Info

Upgrades / Special Features
  • A/C Helm Deck 10,000 BTU’s
  • 20” LCD TV/DVD/CD/MP3, (4) speakers
  • Bait tank window
  • Helm stereo with speakers
  • Custom Pompanette fighting chair
  • Installed electric outlets under gunnels with Marinco DC receptacles and covers

Electronics package:

  • (2) Furuno TZ Screen Hybrid touch screen display
  • Garmin 8" Chart plotter
  • Furuno radar
  • Simrad AP24 High Performance inboard marine autopilot system
  • ARC RCL 100 Dual Bulb search light with remote dash mounted control pad
  • (2) Ocean LED (6) LED Under Water Lighting System (Blue)
  • ICOM VHF radio package with 18" antenna

Conversion Tuna Tower – Top Section by Pipe Welders Marine:

  • Bench Seat Fixed w/Backrest 60”
  • Tower Sunshade – 60” – molded top, arch style, carbon fiber
  • Tri color (red, white, blue) recessed LED lights 
  • One piece molded standing platform
  • Control Box 50” contoured face
  • Compass, flush mounted Richie Model F82, Black
  • Controls and Steering electric
  • Control box cover


  • Custom marine fabrication

Additional Features
  • Aluminum reinforcing plate installed for mounting the fighting chair
  • Bait prep center - sink, rigging board and tackle storage fitted with custom lid, gas spring, full-length stainless steel piano hinge and custom latch
  • Bait tank, 40-gallon, molded into transom with large overboard drain and LED lighting
  • Courtesy lighting under gunwales and helm deck toe kick
  • (2) Large capacity fish boxes, insulated, macerator pump-out system
  • Gunwale padding, high-density foam, white vinyl covered
  • Hatches, lazarette and fish boxes, heavy-duty, gasketed, drains, gutters, full-length stainless steel piano hinge and custom latch
  • Hose and pistol-grip nozzle
  • Icebox, starboard, fitted with gasketed lid, gas spring actuator, full-length stainless steel piano hinge and custom latch
  • (4) Rod holders
  • Self-bailing scuppers 
  • Transom door with top gate, extreme-duty, polished stainless steel hardware
  • Washdowns, fresh and saltwater
  • Prop smith
  • Ice maker under helm

Main Cabin
  • Upon entering the cabin you will notice the nicely finished teak cabinets and wood floor.
  • AC duplex outlets/GFI protected
  • Access hatch to below deck equipment
  • Air conditioning/heating 10,000 BTU capacity
  • Fabrics and coverings, fine selection throughout
  • Interior wood, teak, satin finish
  • L-shaped lounge converts to upper and lower sleeping berths
  • Latches, positive, cabinet doors and drawers
  • Recessed halogen lighting
  • Stereo/CD/MP3, (4) speakers - (2) salon, (2) forward

Forward Cabin

In the sleeping area forward there is an over and under bunk arrangement with a double to port and a single to starboard.

  • Access to anchor rope locker
  • Port double diagonal berth with 5" mattress, bunk cover
  • Starboard single diagonal berth with 5" mattress, bunk cover
  • Deck hatch, opening with screen and sun shade
  • Upholstered dressing seat 
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker, starboard 
  • Positive latches used on cabinet doors and drawers
  • Recessed halogen lighting
  • Rod storage cabinets port and starboard, for 8 rods
  • Storage compartments and drawers below berth

  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Adjustable Air conditioning/heat vent
  • Custom Corian countertop
  • Sealand Vacuflush electric head
  • Holding tank monitoring system
  • Latches, positive, cabinet doors and drawers
  • Lighting, recessed halogen, DC
  • Framed mirror
  • Opening port light
  • Shower stall with automatic shower sump pump
  • Toiletry storage cabinet, Corian framed with sliding mirror doors
  • Custom vanity

  • AC duplex outlet/GFI protected
  • Two-burner recessed ceramic cooktop with Corian cover
  • Corian countertop with custom Corian sea rails
  • Latches, positive, cabinet doors and drawers
  • Microwave/convection oven
  • Refrigerator/freezer, side-by-side, AC/DC
  • Single deep molded-in sink 
  • Storage compartments and drawers throughout
  • Undercabinet lighting, recessed halogen

  • Anchor roller assembly, recessed, custom stainless steel
  • 12" stainless steel bow cleats 
  • Bow pulpit, integral molded fiberglass
  • Custom aluminum bow rails
  • Deck surface, molded-in, non-skid
  • Molded fiberglass using polyester resin, biaxial stitched fabric reinforcement and core construction
  • Premium quality molded-in white gelcoat exterior finish
  • 10" Stainless steel spring line cleats
  • 12" Stainless steel stern cleats
  • Stainless steel stern hawse pipes
  • Windlass, heavy-duty, DC electric, remote at helm and deck switches
  • (3) Windshield washers, wet arms
  • Windshield wipers (3), self parking with pantograph arms, intermittent and separate controls
  • Windshield, side vents, heavy-duty welded aluminum construction finished in white polyurethane paint; includes electrically actuated center vent

  • 50' shore cords (2), 30-amp shore power
  • 6-K W freshwater-cooled diesel generator (upgrade) with seawater strainers remote start and digital panel, water muffler, safety shutdown system
  • (5) Heavy duty batteries 
  • Battery charger, 70-amp, automatic with thermal cut out
  • Battery on/off switches, vapor-proof
  • Battery paralleling, automatic, with manual switch at helm
  • Bonding system with transom zinc plate
  • Circuit breaker protection throughout
  • Distribution panel, custom, AC electrical, with line voltage and load meter, reverse polarity light
  • Distribution panel, custom, DC electrical, with battery voltage and load meter
  • Dual air trumpet horn
  • Engine room halogen DC lights
  • Lights, navigation, international, uninstalled for future mounting on arch, hardtop or tower
  • Receptacles throughout cabin, GFI protected



  • Flush mounted compass with light
  • Custom engine instrument panel with audible warning system
  • Fire and bilge high water level alarms, audible
  • Stainless steel helm wheel
  • Stainless steel custom switch panels


  • Reversible forward/aft facing companion seat
  • Sliding companionway door, opaque white acrylic panel
  • Engine access hatch with gas spring
  • Integrally molded helm console 
  • Adjustable bench-style helm seat with foot rest
  • Molded fiberglass helm deck, hydraulically lifted with cockpit control unit
  • Safety cabinet with first aid kit & fire extinguisher
  • Storage cabinet at helm
  • Tackle center, drawers for gear storage and organization
  • U-shape lounge, port, with rod storage beneath
  • Electric window vent

  • Bottom paint, complete preparation - 2 coats epoxy, 2 coats anti-fouling pant, black, standard
  • Molded fiberglass construction with superior ISO/NPG exterior gelcoat finish and premium vinylester resins; biaxial stitched fabric reinforcement; solid fiberglass bottom construction; core construction from chine to sheer
  • Stainless steel rub strip on face of white high-density PVC rub rail
  • Trim tabs, interceptor style, recessed


For engine access there are two hydraulic rams to lift open the bridge deck and tilt it forward for open access to the engines.  Or there is a smaller day hatch for quick access.  Once inside, there is room between the engines, forward of the engines, and on the outboard side of the engines for access to check fluids, sea strainers, fuel filters, seacocks and other equipment.

  • (4) Bilge pumps - (3) automatic/manual, (1) automatic
  • Bilge, white gelcoat finish
  • Double constant torque stainless steel clamps on engine exhaust hoses
  • Double hose clamps on all hose fittings, stainless steel
  • Electronic controls, engine synchronizer and back up
  • Emergency bilge pump diverter valve on one main engine
  • Engine alarm system
  • (2) Engine hour meters
  • (2) DC Engine room blowers
  • Engine room liner, white gelcoat finished
  • Fire extinguishing system, manual/automatic
  • Freshwater cooling, on main engines
  • Fuel filters with water separators on main engines and generator, large capacity
  • Fuel lines, metal braided, fire-retardant
  • Fuel tank, fiberglass, fire-retardant vinylester resin
  • Helm deck lift system, hydraulic, marine grade
  • (3) High water bilge alarms
  • Holding tank, 22-gal., with monitor, macerator and dockside discharge
  • Hose sleeves, braided, on all nylon hydraulic steering lines
  • Mufflers, fiberglass with backwash surge tube
  • Power Boost Steering system, hydraulic, Teleflex-Seastar
  • Propeller shafts, double taper, couplers, high-strength stainless steel
  • 4-blade Nibral propellers
  • Rudders, bronze, high-strength, with high load bearings (low friction, precise control)
  • Sea cocks, UL approved for marine application bronze, fitted on all thru-hulls below waterline
  • Stuffing boxes, drip-less lip seal type
  • Stainless steel 11-gallon AC water heater 
  • Water intake scoops, bronze, high-speed, with integral seawater strainers

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