• 53'
  • 1973
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • $299,000



  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: HATTERAS
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model: Convertible
  • Model Year: 1973
  • YearBuilt: 1973
  • Year Refit: 2012
  • Refit Type: Complete Rebuild
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 53' 0" (16.15m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 16' 0" (4.88m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 4' 0" (1.22m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 51,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 250 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 180 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,200 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3406E
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

53' Hatteras Motor Yacht MISS FIT

The 53' Hatteras Convertible is one of the famed builder’s most successful hulls. A proven tournament winner ready for cruising, diving or blue water action “Miss Fit” is a classic Hatteras upgraded and customized by her experienced owner. 

Repowered with CAT 3406’s in 2012 the refit also included replacing every bulkhead, rebuilding the engine room stringers, adding a mezzanine, new bridge with custom console, new windows and electronics.

Running gear service in 2015 included balanced and reconditioned props and shafts and fresh bottom paint. The following year (2016) Miss Fit received a new paint job on hull and topsides. 

Upgrades also include CAT Electronic displays, single lever electronic controls, teak helm pod, hydraulic steering, trim tabs, bow thruster, LED lighting, custom aluminum rocket launcher with 12 rod holders, Rupp tournament outriggers, Pompanette fighting chair, built-in tackle locker, twin full length fish boxes, large deep freeze and cooler, custom HVAC, fuel polishing system, refreshed interior and much more!


Extremely spacious salon with L shaped custom sofa that provides a sleeper and rod storage.

• Premium Mahogany hardwood floors
• Designer freestanding L-shaped sofa in crème with throw pillows
• (2) Freestanding designer Mies Barcelona chairs
• Mirrored forward bulkhead
• Mahogany hardwood floors
• Custom Carolina frameless windows
• 42” Samsung flat screen LED TV
• Custom Afromosia wooden ceilings
• Recessed LED lighting overhead with brushed aluminum housings
• DirecTV
• Marble Countertops in  Calacatta Gold Marble
• High-end custom sliding salon door built by Hatteras
• Glass and stainless steel designer coffee table
• Outlets and switches with brushed aluminum plates
• Climate controls
• Ample storage
• Throw rug
• Sony surround sound speakers, concealed
• Sony Blu-ray DVD


Galley features all new appliances, marble counter tops and designer plumbing fixtures.

• Stainless steel hardware on all cabinets
• GE Profile refrigerator and freezer
• Marble Countertops in Calacatta Gold Marble
• Black Graphite under counter mounted sink
• Stainless steel soap dispenser in chrome finish
• Stainless steel designer faucet in chrome finish
• Bomar hatch
• Light Ash wooden cabinetry and accents
• Ample storage
• Outlets and switches with brushed aluminum plates
• Climate controls
• Disposal
• (5) Burner GE Profile induction cook top with black glass
• GE Profile convection oven and microwave

Master Stateroom

Well-appointed large MSR features a king sized bed and full sized bath. Plenty of storage and hanging lockers.

• King sided centerline berth
• LED lighting throughout including lockers
• Stowage below berth
• 30” Samsung flat screen LED TV
• Light Ash wooden cabinetry and accents
• Ample storage
• Outlets and switches with brushed aluminum plates
• Climate controls
• DirecTV
• Suede wall surfaces
• Indirect lighting with dimmer
• Private full bath and head
• Bomar hatch
• Headboard
• Premium carpeting

Master Head

• Shower with stainless steel walls
• Designer vessel sink and vanity
• Suede wall surfaces
• Teak wood flooring
• Light Ash wooden cabinetry and accents
• Ample storage
• Outlets and switches with brushed aluminum plates
• Raritan fresh water head
• Exhaust fan
• LED lighting
• Stainless steel hardware
• Glass shower door

Guest Stateroom

Located forward featuring a full centerline queen, large size hanging lockers to port and starboard and a private head.

• 24” Sony flat screen LED TV
• DirecTV
• DVD Blu-ray player
• Light Ash wooden cabinetry and accents
• Ample storage
• Outlets and switches with brushed aluminum plates
• Climate controls
• DirecTV
• suede wall surfaces
• Indirect lighting with dimmer
• Premium grade carpeting

Guest Head

• Shower with stainless steel walls
• Designer vase sink and vanity
• Raffia and navy suede wall surfaces
• Teak deck flooring
• Light Ash wooden cabinetry and accents
• Ample storage
• Outlets and switches with brushed aluminum plates
• Raritan fresh water head
• Exhaust fan
• LED lighting
• Stainless steel hardware
• Glass shower door


Huge all new custom bridge built out of high tech composite materials for strength and weight reduction. Custom built console and twin teak helm chairs.

• CAT LCD Electronic displays for both engines,
• Single lever Kobelt electronic controls
• Palm Beach Style teak helm pod
• Bennett trim tab controls
• Hynautic hydraulic steering system
• New Ward’s Marine switch panels and breaker subpanels
• Danforth 6"compass
• Wet bar with fresh water, stainless steel sink and under-counter stainless steel Isotherm refrigerator
• Storage lockers
• Cup holders
• Wrap around seating with new cushions
• Two Pompanette ladder back teak helm chairs with cushions and footrests
• Stainless steel hardware
• Custom hardtop
• Triple spreader Rupp outriggers


• Raymarine E140 Touchscreen Multi-Function display with Navionics Platinum
• GPS, chart-plotter, color sounder with 1000 watt transducer
• Raymarine autopilot
• Sirius Weather and Stereo,
• AIS Transceiver
• Raymarine 4Kw Open Array HD Radar
• Raymarine VHF with GPS distress signal
• Airhorns
• Cat Electronic Control Displays (ECD)
• Both Engines full digital displays
• Vetus 24v DC Bow Thruster
• Maxwell Anchor Windlass with bridge control and scope counter for all chain rode
• Fusion Stereo System with Polyplanar Speakers in bridge and cockpit
• Cockpit and Foredeck floodlights
• LED courtesy lighting


• Custom aluminum framing with fiberglass molded hardtop
• Quartz floodlights
• LED countersunk lighting (4)
• Radar pod
• Rupp antenna standoffs
• Custom aluminum rocket launcher with (12) rod holders
• New Rupp 3X tournament outriggers


• Customized teak Pompanette fighting chair with footrest and offset pedestal 
• Built-in tackle locker above mezzanine 
• Fresh water stainless steel sink and storage to port
• Fresh and saltwater wash-downs
• Cockpit fresh water shower system
• Large drop in deep freeze and cooler built in under the deck
• Custom edged glass bulkhead window
• Heavy duty custom polished Stainless Steel flybridge ladder 
• Twin Slane Marine Full length fish boxes under the deck on each side
• Swing-out single-motion tuna door 
• Teak cockpit coamings and covering boards
• Flush mount rod holders and downriggers
• Transom livewell
• Cockpit spreader lights
• DC boarding and courtesy lights
• Engine room access door and steps integrated to mezzanine
• Gunnel and stern hawseholes
• Fiberglass swim platform with built in retractable ladder and stainless steel hardware

Hull and Deck

• Glassed-in Custom bow pulpit 
• Oversize cleats and Maxwell windlass with chain rode and 75# Plow anchor on roller chute
• Shark-Fin engine room vent intakes glassed into hullsides
• 1000 # Electric Davit on foredeck with low profile tender chalks
• All new tinted side cabin safety glass 
• New LED international running lights
• Extended cockpit overhead for shade

Engine Room

• Repowered with 3406E Caterpillar 800hp turbo diesels currently at 500 hours
• Twin disc 514c1 79:1 gears
• Nibral four-blade props
• Twelve inch muffled exhaust system with surge tubes
• Aquamet 22 high grade 2.5” Stainless Steel shafts
• Stainless Steel struts
• Dripless stuffing boxes
• Shaft grounding system
• Ward’s Marine 110/220v AC & 24/12vDC systems with new cables, chargers, isolators and breakers
• Custom fuel manifold supply, prime, polish and transfer system
• Aeroquip high pressure fuel hoses and all brass fittings
• Racor dual fuel filters for both main engines and generator
• New thru-hull intakes for both mains, generator, HVAC, washdown and spare strainer
• Ward’s battery charger systems
• Northern Lights 20kw generator
• Automatic fire suppression system
• Sound deadening lead foam on bulkheads
• Fully removable aluminum floor framing system and Nidacore salon subfloor for complete engine room access when required
• Floating Mahogany tongue and groove flooring system in salon
• All new LED lighting
• 30-gallon Engine Oil exchange system serving both engines and generator
• 20 Gallon Stainless water heater
• Fully integrated custom 3 ton HVAC system
• 6 High Volume Rule Bilge Pumps throughout vessel