Re-powered with 1150 HP C18 CATs with warranties and a SeaKeeper gyro stabilizer. Over $1 Million refit with all new systems, interior and exterior from 2012 to 2015. She is undoubtedly the finest 55 Hatteras in the world. A remarkable vessel with like new yacht finish and systems, yet the provenance of this popular and proven model. The battlewagon of her day with solid fiberglass hull and large volume interior with three staterooms and three heads makes her an ideal boat for both cruising and fishing. She has the amenities of a 65 footer, but the ability for a couple to easily manage. Full time Captain maintained in Bristol condition. Air conditioned and heated flybridge and mezzanine. Standup gleaming white engine room. 26 knot cruise 33 knot top end.
Interior refitted in 2012 by Yacht Interiors of Annapolis. The carpeted salon is quite large and seats 10 comfortably with high gloss varnished quarter sawn African walnut throughout the boat. Lots of natural light and magnificent 360 degree views thanks to the front windshield. Salon side windows and windshield were replaced in 2015. Recessed LED ceiling lights. As you enter the salon there is a large L shaped ultraleather couch to starboard with fold out queen bed and storage underneath. Forward to starboard is the peninsula galley with faux granite countertops, twin barstools, under counter refrigerators, icemaker, sink, microwave, 4 burner cooktop and Lonseal teak and holly flooring. Built in flat screen TV electronically folds up from the dash and can be viewed from every seat. Satellite TV receiver. To port are two ultraleather couches with storage underneath.
Large master stateroom to starboard with walkaround queen bed and custom mattress. Storage drawers under the bed, two night stands with drawers, separate dresser with drawers and hanging closet. LED reading lights. Flat screen TV with DVD player. Dedicated air conditioner / heater. Lots of natural light with 3 custom extra-large portlights with one way white coating. White translucent ceiling hatch and hatch in shower ceiling. Large master head with Raritan fresh water head, Corian countertop, Lonseal teak and holly flooring, stall shower and mirrored ceiling.
Guest Stateroom is to port with generous over under berths with custom mattresses. Storage drawers under the berth, night stand with drawers and hanging closet. Dedicated air conditioner / heater. Single portlight with one way white coating. White translucent ceiling hatch. Large master head with Raritan fresh water head, Corian countertop, Lonseal teak and holly flooring, stall shower and mirrored ceiling. Head is accessible from both stateroom and companionway.
V-Berth stateroom is forward with large over under berths to starboard with custom mattresses. Storage drawers under the berth, dresser with drawers and hanging closet. Dedicated air conditioner / heater. Lots of natural light with 2 portlights with one way white coating. Extra large white translucent ceiling hatch. V-berth head has Raritan fresh water head, Corian countertop, and “wet” shower.
To port is a closet with stacked washer and dryer (new 2012)
Custom air conditioned mezzanine seating in cockpit with stainless-lined drink box, stainless-lined chest freezer, separate bait freezer. Storage under steps and storage cabinets with drawers.
Twin Disc EC300 cockpit shift controls
Eskimo EI600 Icemaker plumbed to extra-large, insulated fish box custom built by Tom Slane
11 Release Marine “boltless” rod holders in covering boards including dredge rod holders, and swivel rod holders in each cockpit corner.
Rupp Triple Spreader outriggers (new 2015)
Lumitech white or blue underwater lights
Lumitech white or blue under covering boards and mezzanine overhang LED lights.
Four 12 volt electric reel outlets under covering boards
Release Marine teak and stainless fighting chair
Port and Starboard freshwater washdown hoses
Starboard saltwater washdown
Transom fish door
Systems (all new in 2012)
Seakeeper M8000G545 gyro stabilizer in lazarette.
Upgraded electronic control system in 2015.
4 Rule 2000 24VDC bilge pumps with solid state float switches and high water alarms
Willyvac wetvac plumbed to all bilges
Wetspot Water Conditioner
Redundant AC and DC systems throughout
Separate AGM battery banks for house, electronics and starting. Separate battery chargers (new 2015). Dual 50 amp shorepower
All new plumbing, hoses and clamps.
Engine room, cockpit, salon and flybridge “rear view mirror” video cameras.
AC stainless “commercial well pump style” domestic water pump with redundant DC backup pump. High volume, high pressure domestic water.
Large capacity water heater and expansion tank allows multiple showers at same time without drop in pressure
80 PSI high pressure washdown pump with cockpit, bridge and bow anchor locker washdowns.
6 Marine Air self contained reverse cycle air conditioners. 1 in each of three staterooms. 2 in salon and one for flybridge and mezzanine. UV air purifiers in duct work.
3 Raritan fresh water electric heads.
All systems replaced 2012 to 2015
Roomy, standup engine room completely gutted and painted with white Awlgrip. Cockpit access with varnished companionway. Bright white or red or blue LED ceiling lights. Smooth white paneled ceiling. Mirror stainless steel heat shields above engines. Polished aluminum bed rails and stanchions. Stainless steel toolboxes.
Twin C18 Caterpillar 1150 hp new in 2012 each with CAT extended warranties through June 2017. Option to extend to 2020. 26 knot cruise at 1950 RPMs 80 gph and 74% load. 33 knot WOT at 2360 RPMs.
CAT color ECM engine monitors
Stainless “cheese grater” 3 inch raw water intakes with seacock crash pumps
10 inch main engine exhaust with surge tubes. 12 inch mufflers. New 2012
TRANSMISSIONS and DRIVELINE
Twin Disc Quick Shift transmissions new 2012. Transmission Oil Pressure and Temperature displayed on CAT ECM engine monitors.
Cruise, Express and Troll mode with infinitely adjustable shaft speed control for docking and fishing.
Model: MGX-5135A Series with down angle gears so engines are level.
Gear Ratio: 1.79:1
Stuffing Boxes: PSS Dripless
Shafts: 2.5 inch stainless with dual struts. Cutlass bearings new 2016
Props: 31 x 34.5 5 blade Veem Interceptors with interchangeable pitch strips
Boat Leveler 59” x 10” dual actuator recessed trim tabs
Port: Northern Lights 20KW M844K3
Starboard: Northern Lights 8 KW (new in 2016)
Huge air conditioned and heated flybridge seats 10 comfortably and is as big as most 65 footers. Flybridge overhang and hardtop extended in 2015.
Seaflex Teleflex hydraulic steering with power assist (new 2015)
Llebroc highback Ultraleather helm chairs with 4” stainless pedestals
Large L shaped bench seat to port with storage and Dometic refrigerated drink drawer underneath
Bench seat to starboard with reverse facing jump seat and storage underneath
Custom triangular coffee table with cupholders and storage (new 2015)
2 aluminum pancake style teaser reels under hardtop
3 sided hard plastic enclosure (new 2015)
7 place belly rail rocket launcher (new 2015)
Lumitech white, red or blue overhead LED lights
Lumitech aft and side facing LED spreader lights
LED running lights
Remote control spotlight
2 flush mounted Garmin 8212 touchscreen multifunction plotter/sounder/radar/video and XM weather (new 2015)
Garmin HD 48” radar (new 2015)
Airmar high speed CHIRP fishfinder
Garmin GPSmap 4212 plotter
Standard Horizon Quest GX5500S VHF
Standard Horizon GX2150 VHF (additional remote mic located in salon)
Jensen Stereo with XM radio
Solid fiberglass hull completely sanded down, blisters ground out, epoxied and barrier coated in 2012
Entire boat painted with Alexseal epoxy Matterhorn White in 2015
Molded cradle for 15’ Boston Whaler Supersport
1500 lb Marquipt hydraulic davit
3 white translucent deck hatches. One in each stateroom, plus one in master shower.
Anchor locker access hatch with freshwater washdown
Anchor pulpit with Palm Beach style railing, Galley Maid windlass and Danforth style anchor