This Boat is Off Market

  • Off Market
  • $149,900  originally $169,900
  • Fishing / Convertible Boats
  • Hatteras / 53 Convertible
  • 1978 / Used
  • 53' / 16'
  • Detroit Diesel 12v71 TI
  • Detroit Diesel 12v71 TI
  • 150 hrs
  • Diesel

Convertible Boats 1978 Hatteras 53 Convertible listed by Denison Yacht Sales (Off Market)

  • Last advertised price $149,900
  • Powered by twin Detroit Diesel 12v71 TI / 150 hrs
  • Off Market since Apr 8th 2020

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The Hatteras 53 Convertible is a legendary sportfishing vessel that can get you there and back in tough seas, and is proven to catch fish. Apex received a refit and upgrades from 2012 to 2014. Some of her notable features include:

  – Upgraded Detroit Diesels 12v71TI 900hp (about 150 hours SMOH)
  – Single lever controls
  – Bow thruster
  – Carolina blue painted hull
  – Mezzanine cockpit with fighting chair
  – Tournament outriggers
  – Newer Garmin electronics
  – Newer generator (under 100 hours)
  – 3 stateroom/2 heads layout
  – Granite counters

She is fully fish rigged and ready for your blue water adventures! Call to see her now.

Deck and Hull

Carolina blue painted hull Pulpit with teak insets Pulpit limited railing (custom look- no foredeck railing) Anchor windlass Plow anchor with chain and rode Tournament outriggers Powder-coated side deck hand rails 4 gold rod holders (port/starboard pilasters) 8 cleats (2 hawse pipes aft) Lee rod holder (gunnel) Teak swim platform Transom door Teak inset cover boards Tan cockpit coaming bolsters Tan painted cockpit sole Custom ladderback fighting chair Custom Ipe wood mezzanine lockers with padding Tackle center locker with drawers Teak stepped ladder to flybridge Canvas cockpit awning Flybridge tan ladderback helm seats (2) Flybridge forward bench (storage under and forward) Flybridge Sony speakers Flybridge hardtop with powder coated supports Flybridge twin overhead electronic boxes Flybridge large fiberglass helm console Tower/buggy top with control station and stretch top Tower/buggy top bolsters and helm bench


Gray leather settee (port) Brown leather ottoman Wood flooring (engine room access) Wood blinds Fish-themed valances Glass and ceramic tiling Work table (granite counter, 3 shelves) Stools (2) Forward cabinetry (5 cabinets) Wooden ceiling hand rail Electrical panel Polk Speakers Sony stereo (MEX-N5100BT) Large Samsung flatscreen TV


Up starboard salon location L cabinetry (8 drawers, 7 cabinets) Granite countertops Glass and ceramic tiling SS double basin sink and hardware Hamilton Beach SS microwave Oster SS coffee maker GE Monogram SS electric cooktop (2 burner) Magic Chef under counter SS refrigerator Kitchen Aid SS 4 slice toaster Wood Flooring

Master Stateroom

Port midship location Queen v-berth with filler (storage underneath)

Drawers (6) Hanging locker Hatch Wood floor Polk stereo speakers Stateroom lighting Private head Stall shower Granite vanity counter w/glass bowl Glass and ceramic tile in head Raritan electric head

Guest Stateroom

Forward location

Over/under twin berths to port

Drawers (5), cabinets (3) Hanging locker (thruster battery and charger within) Hatch Wood floor Polk stereo speakers Stateroom lighting Anchor locker access Private head Stall shower Granite vanity counter w/glass bowl Glass and ceramic tile in head Raritan electric head

Crew/Bunk Room

Starboard midship location Over/under removable twin berths Can be used as storage room Locker area Storage cabinets Hatch Wood floor Bi-panel wood door Stateroom lighting

Mechanical and Electrical

Twin Detroit Diesel 12v71TI, 900hp (about 150 hours SMOH) Mas Power Generator, 9kw (about 28 hours) Allison marine transmissions Vetus bow thruster (recent) Teleflex single lever controls (recent) Trim tabs Hydraulic steering CruisAir A/C systems Kidde Mariner Fyrewatch auto fire system Kidde and Amerex fire extinquishers Shorepower (50a, 3 connections port/starboard) C-Charger 9000 series battery charger Promariner Pro Sport 12 battery charger Mastervolt 12/140-3 battery charger (thruster) Galley Maid windlass with foot and helm controls Spotlight (hardtop mount) Cockpit washdown Dockside H2O connection


Garmin GPSmap 741xs (touchscreen) Garmin closed array radar ICOM IC-M127 VHF radio Simrad AP20 auto pilot Spotlight (hardtop mount) Spreader lights Blue LED flybridge lighting