Used Hatteras 53 Convertible Fishing Boat For Sale 15 pictures

Tampa Yacht Sales, Inc. presents this Convertible Boats 1979 Hatteras 53 Convertible boat for sale.

  • This Hatteras 53 Convertible offered at $189,950
  • Powered by twin Detroit Diesel 8V-92TI / 735 hp / 4500 hrs
  • The boat located in Clearwater, Florida (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Nov 18th 2020

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Until she was retired from the fleet in 1980, the Hatteras 53 Convertible was the gold standard for over 50 sportfish yachts of her era. The long foredeck, equipped with tender and davit for Bahama and Keys cruising, flows seamlessly into the low-freeboard and spacious cockpit making for and excellent fishing platform. The sweeping sheerline combined with the aggressive appearance make this convertible relevant 35 years later. The owner has enjoyed her for the last four years and the previous owner made Therapy a proven fish raiser and prize winner across several tournaments! Take this opportunity to own a piece of Americana history.The Detroit Diesel 8V92TI at 735hpcruise Therapy at 20 knots @ 1950 RPM with a 25 knots WOT 2330 RPM. What are you looking for in your next boat?

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Hull Shape: Modified Vee

LOA: 56 ft 1 in
Beam: 16 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 0 in
Bridge Clearance: 21 ft 3 in
Dry Weight: 61000 lbs

Total Power: 1470 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Year Built: 1979
Engine Model: 8V-92TI
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 4500
Engine Power: 735 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Year Built: 1979
Engine Model: 8V-92TI
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 4500
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 735 HP

Cruising Speed: 20 knots
Maximum Speed: 25 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (250 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 3 (1095 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (75 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 3
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

Hull & Deck Features

Hull-White-Awlgrip Topsides-White-Awlgrip Bow Pulpit Anchor Windlass Flybridge Enclosure-3 Sides Bow Railing-Aluminum Hand Railing-Stainless Steel Bow Cleats (2) Forward Cleats (2) Aft Quarters Cleats(2) Cockpit Awning Rod Holders Cockpit Coaming Pads Cockpit Control Station - Electronic Cockpit Dual Freezer Custom Cockpit Rod Locker Cockpit Washdown Helm Seating-Captain Companion Helm Engine Instrumentation Helm Storage

Cabin Features

Carbon Monoxide Monitor Flooring, Carpet, Green Lighting, 24V Outlets, 120V GFI Protected Pillows, Accent Wood Interior Package - Teak -Finish Cabinets Storage, Gunwale Cabinets Table, Dinette - Solid Wood w/Dedicated Storage Wet bar with ice maker Large leather sofa Love seat Breakfast bar Large area for charts Electrical panel

Princess Three Burner Stove Kenmore Microwave Laminate Countertops Stainless Sink Teak Inlaid Sole Refrigerator drawers Freezer drawers Drawer Storage

Forward Bunk Room:
Over/under berth to port Small berth or storage to starboard Hanging locker Mattress Ample drawers for storage Screened hatch Drapes

Mid-ship Bunk Room:
Over/under berth Hanging locker Foam mattress Ample drawers for storage Screened hatch Drapes Ensuite Head and shower

Master Head:
Separate stall shower Electric head Exhaust fan Mirror with medicine cabinet Storage for linen and towels Porthole Drapes

Master Stateroom:
Queen berth with large drawer under Chest w/ drawers Opening porthole Screened hatch Thick foam mattress Hanging locker Berth lights

Mechanical & Electrical Equipment

Generator #1: Northern Lights 15 KW 1450 hours Detroit Diesel 8V92TI 700 Hours SMOH 2010 Allison Marine Transmissions Stainless Steel Shafts-2 1/2 Bronze Props-4 Blade Bilge Ventilation-110V Blowers Cooling System-Freshwater Heat Exchanger Cooled Engine Indicator Gauges-Volt,Oil PSI,Water Temp.,Gear Oil PSI,Tachometer Engine Alarms-Oil PSI, Water Temp Bronze Rudders Boat Leveler Trim Tabs Seawater Intake - Ball Valves Fuel Filters - 6 Bilge Pumps (6) Rule 2000, Rule 3700, Rule 750(2), Johnson 1500 Batteries-Deka 8V(8), Interstate SRM-4D (2) Perko Battery Selector Switch-2 Battery Charger-Sentry 12V/30A Stat Power Lighting 12V,120V Hubbel Shore Power Cords-50 Hynautic Hydraulic Steering Morse Engine Controls CruisAir Air-conditioning(3)

Bridge Control Station
Alarms, High-Water - Bilge Cabin Compass Emergency Start System - Engines Horn Steering, Hydraulic Steering, Stainless Steel

VHF Radio w/8 Fiberglass Antenna Stainless-Steel Ratchet Mount Garmin 7215 Chartplotter Fishfinder Garmin 7612 XSV Garmin 12kW XHD-2 6 Open Array Garmin Auto Pilot with Smart Pump AirMar thru hull transducer Two underwater lights New LED cockpit lighting - tri-color

Electrical Systems Features
Battery Charger/Converter, 120V Cycle Battery Switches (2) Battery Trays w/Mounts Breaker Panels Isolator, Galvanic Panel, DC Main Breaker Panel, Main Distribution - AC Panel, Main Distribution - DC 12V 24V Shore Power, 240V/50 Amp Wiring, Color Coded w/Chafe Protection

Fuel System Features
Fuel Lines, USCG - Type A-1 Fuel Tanks, Fiberglass baffled Shutoff Valves Electric Sending Units

Water System Features
Freshwater Washdown Spigot Pressure Water System Pump Water Heater, 120V Water Inlet, Dockside

Waste System Features
Head System (Galley Maid) Holding Tank w/Dockside Pump-Out Sump Box w/Pump - Automatic


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.
Additional Units Included

  – 2009 USA Inflatable

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Approximate boat location – Clearwater, Florida

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Tampa Yacht Sales, Inc.

St. Petersburg, FL

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