New arrival

  • Price$95,000
  • Length53'
  • MakeHatteras
  • Built1978


1978 Hatteras 53 Yacht Fish Cockpit "MAD HATTERAS" is a rare opportunity.Hatteras Classic Cockpit Motor Yacht featuring cockpit,open aft deck,expansive salon with custom waterproof flooring,lower pilothouse helm,covered side decks,later model flybridge layout that offers better seating and helm location,three staterooms,three heads,walk around master berth,thoughtful galley modifications.Beautifulinterior woodwork,signature "Tiger Tail" teak the vintage is so known and admired for.Perfect liveaboard!The owner is a competent Yachtsman,having owned a larger Hatteras in the past,and is now moving down.Trades Considered; 40 foot range twin cabin Motor Yacht or Trawler,single or twin powerNote photos,which are recent and a true depiction.


  • Current Price$95,000
  • Year1978
  • Length53'
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Draft4 ft
  • Fuel Capacity900|gallon
  • Beam15.83 ft
  • Location (city)JACKSONVILLE
  • Location (state)FL
  • Location (country)US

Essential Information

  • MLS® #6975620
  • Model53 Yacht Fish Cockpit
  • Builder
  • TitleNew arrival
  • TypePower
  • Sub-TypeMotor Yachts, Pilothouse
  • StatusActive


  • # of Heads3
  • Dry Weight55,000 lb

Engine 1

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeDetroit
  • Model8V71 TI
  • Hours2740
  • Drive TransmissionDirect
  • Power435|horsepower
  • Year1978
  • Boat Engine Location CodePort

Engine 2

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeDetroit
  • Model8V71 TI
  • Hours2740
  • Drive TransmissionDirect
  • Power435|horsepower
  • Year1978

Galley And Related

Custom solid surfacecounter tops

Galley windows modified,original two piece glass replaced with single pane

Original refrigerator removed,allowing for additional counter spaceand open feeling.Separate below counter refrigeratorand freezer units,simple standard household type

Stove,Microwave,Table Top Oven

Original dinette replaced with household style table and chairs

Custom waterproof flooring



The Generator has been removed.

220V/50 AMP shore power

32V DC

Batteries 2017


8V71 TI Motors
Rebuilt Heads
Misc. Clamps,Hoses As Needed.
SST Exhaust Elbows
Replaced Turbos
Airsep Air Filter System
Fuel Polishing System


2019 Simrad GO XSE

Navionics Plus Regions,Marine & Lakes,Dock To Dock Navigation.

(2) Icom VHF

Depth Meter

Deck And Hull

Bottom Paint July 2019

Bow Pulpit,Anchor Windlass,Anchor,Chain Rode.

Factory Cockpit

Custom Cockpit Steps

Note-aft deck wing doors removed

Flybridge Bimini Top

Removable Dinghy Davits

Air Conditiong

Marine Air Conditioning

Note: Household style window unit at rear of salon
for simple alternative

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.
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