2009 Cabo 40 Express SF



“A MODO MIO” has been graciously donated to AMIKids, a nationally recognized charity that has been helping troubled teens for more than 50 years. Please visit AMIKids.org to understand how funds derived from the sale of this boat can greatly impact your community.

The “A MODO MIO” is a one owner 2009 model 40′ EXPRESS SF CABO that gives every appearance of having been carefully used and thoughtfully maintained. The exterior gel coat surface appears clean, undamaged and well waxed. All of the exterior canvas and upholstery is clean and undamaged. The Helm deck 4-sided enclosure is clear, supple, and all the zippers function as they should. The Helm deck’s 3 STIDD chairs appear to be in perfect condition as does the guest seating. The helm deck and bridge deck have SeaDek or similar material for a comfortable and non-skid surface. The tower’s aluminum structure appears to be regularly cleaned and polished, as do the outriggers. The engine room and bilges are clean. The interior is clean and protected from mildew by a De-Humidifier. The interior joinery is free of damage as is the upholstered seating, etc.

“A MODO MIO” has been surveyed and sea trialed.  Since donation the Zeus Pod Drives have been serviced and many of the survey deficiencies have been addressed and the asking price has been reduced for a quick sale!

“A MODO MIO” appears to be a ready to use Express Sportfishing Yacht.

Category: SKU: 7395757


Steering System
Joystick Control

Vessel Walkthrough

Boarding from the cockpit you will notice immediately the SEA DEK deck covering providing a nice cushioned non-skid surface and the unblemished cockpit bolsters. Additionally prominent is the Transom door and large modeled in live well. There are two insulated fish boxes in the deck, ample rod holders in the covering boards, under covering board storage lockers, horizontal gaff and boathook storage, and forward cockpit units for bait prep, etc., there are 2-Port and 2-Starboard cockpit outlets for Kite Reels, etc. Forward to the Helm/Bridge deck, also covered with SEA DEK, via 3 steps up; to your right is a unit with drawer storage, Helm AC equipment and a companion Stidd chair with foot rest, on the centerline is the fully equipped helm with electronic controls and electronic installations, with the Stidd Helm chair, next to the left is another Stidd companion chair with foot rest sitting on top of a storage locker.  Behind the helm and chairs is a L-Shaped guest lounge with storage under. The engine room is accessed via a deck hatch or the lifting section of the helm deck.

Moving forward via the companionway to the accommodations; to your left is the Electrical panel,with a TV above, to your right is a vertical locker for rods or…also to you right is a L-Shaped settee that converts to upper/lower bunks, and a fold out bed. Above the settee is additional storage. Forward to your left is a fully equipped galley. Aft of the galley is the very spacious head, with separate shower, vanity/storage and toilet. The salon sole, covered with teak and holly, also features a large below deck bilge access and storage. Continuing forward to the stateroom with a centerline queen bed, with storage, two hanging lockers, full length sheer lockers for rods or…The cabin has a TV, overhead deck hatch and AC.

Deck to Tower

From the cockpit covering boards up the tower leg 6-steps to the hardtop where mounted are the canister life raft, ACR EPIRB, Raymarine HD digital radar, rocket launcher rod holders on aft end, on the underside of the fiberglass Tower Helm Platform are spreader lights. The double spreader outriggers are mounted to the tower legs. From the hardtop moving up the tower legs another 4-steps to the Tower helm platform with a fiberglass sunshade with 2nd set of spreader lights, control box with a Raymarine multi-function display, installations of electronic engine controls, engine display, joystick, Precision Pilot Pad and VHF. The tower helm also has a double seat with backrest and footrest. Forward on the tower helm platform is an ACR spotlight.

From the cockpit steps to the covering boards forward on the ample side decks with handrail on the underside of the hardtop to the extended bow rail to the foredeck with bow pulpit with windlass.


  • 12v/24VDC 120/240VDC
  • Panda 10Kw Generator in FBG Sound shield
  • Cable Master shore power cord reel
  • Battery Charges
  • Batteries

Electronics and Helm

  • Electronic engine controls, dual levers and Joystick (Upper and Lower)
  • Precision Pilot controls (Upper and Lower)
  • Smart Craft Engine displays (Upper and Lower)
  • Icom M504 DSC VHF Radio, (Upper and Lower)
  • (2) Raymarine C140W multi-function display with US Charts (Lower Helm)
  • (1) Raymarine CW90W 9" multi-function display (Tower Helm)
  • Raymarine SR100 Sirius Weather Receiver
  • Ray Marine Digital HD Radar 4KW 72 MI OPEN ARRAY
  • Raymarine Raystar WGPS sensor
  • Raymarine 600 with 1kW digital sounder module
  • Raymarine Transducer 600W 50/200kHz 20-degree tilted element
  • Raymarine Transducer Speed/Temp with retractable thru-hull
  • Ray Marine Satellite TV System 37STV
  • Raymarine Satellite TV DirecTV H21 Receiver
  • ACR GlobalFix Cat 1 406 MHz GPS EPIRB with dual GPS Technology
  • Fusion Radio
  • Bose Lifestyle Amplifier

Broker’s Comments

The 40 CABO is a well proven sportfishing yacht design and legendary for the build quality, finish and its abilities Offshore. The “A MODO MIO” appears to have been lightly used, having averaged less than 100 hours a year, is nicely equipped, and is very well kept. Only for sale because the owner is retiring from sportfishing.

A MODO MIO Sea Trial Performance Notes:

  • 12 Dec 2020 – full speed run in Intracoastal waterway, Palm Beach
  • Bottom Condition – hauled and scraped for survey; not fresh, some fouling, Stbd. trim plane was in-operable for sea trial–is now repaired and functional
  • 7 people on board, 100% fuel, 95% water
    • Low Cruise; 2500rpm – 22.8 gph
    • Cruise 2700rpm 29.7 Kts – 29.7 gph
    • Max 2900 33kts.
  • Life Raft – out of date
  • EPIRB battery – out of date
  • Sat TV – not operable


Owner’s Fishing Tackle and Personal Effects are Excluded from the Sale of the Boat.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine 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.

This boat is centrally listed by Florida Yachts International. She is offered as a convenience by this yacht broker to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a specific yacht for sale.