The story of CABO Yachts starts in 1988, when Henry Mohrschladt and Michael Howarth sold their acclaimed sailboat company, Pacific Seacraft Corporation, and promptly set out to build a sportfisher that would be unrivaled on the water. Ironically, they began their company in Adelanto, California, a small town in the high desert.
In 1991, after years of research, design, and consultation with industry experts and fisherman from around the world, CABO made history with the launch of the first 35 Flybridge. Almost overnight, a company virtually unknown in the boating industry redefined the standard of quality within the niche. Beefy custom hinges, molded-in bait tanks, fully gelcoated bilges, and a spacious interior were only a few aspects of this benchmark boat the immediately placed it into a higher echelon.
Since then, CABO has launched a fleet of fine-tuned vessels whose design, components, and capabilities stay true to the company's reputation for building unsurpassed sportfishing machines. Settling for nothing but the best and taking heed to the feedback from customers and dealers, CABOs now have bigger and more powerful engines, sleeker and lighter hulls, and accommodations and amenities grand enough to suit a fish-fighting king.
From its inception, CABO vowed to out-service its competition by all means necessary. Through the incorporation of a "no-hassle" policy and aiming to make the warranty aspect of boat ownership as painless as possible, the company has widened the gap between itself and its competitors even further, and our customers consistently tell us how valuable our approach to customer service is to them.
Through the years, CABO has proven itself to be an industry leader, innovator, and trendsetter. Putting it simply, Michael Howarth said, "We put every bit of energy we have in trying to build the best boat possible. We're never going to let a boat out of our place unless we're proud of it." Even though Mike and Henry have moved on, their philosophy has indeed established CABO as a boating powerhouse, and laid a foundation for a successful future.