43' (13.11m)

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Second Love III
1979 43' HATTERAS Sport Fisherman 43 Convertible Charleston South Carolina United States
$139,000 USD

The 1979 43' HATTERAS 43 Convertible Sport Fisherman Second Love III is a boat for sale located in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

43' 1979 HATTERAS CONVERTIBLE "SECOND LOVE III" was purchased new by Ross Swygert and has stayed in the family since new. She was built with the same options as HATTERAS YACHTS demonstrator yacht HATTERASCAL in 1979.

"SECOND LOVE III" has had many upgrades over the years including repowering her with QSM11 Cummins, Northlights generator, Glassing in the front windows, Frame-less side windows, Shaft Tubes, Custom Marlin Tower, Custom fish box and a full Awlcraft paint job to name a few. The QSM11s on this 43' HATTERAS push her easily at 26 kts burning 45 GPH.

The family also owns Ross Marine, the Southeast's premiere yacht repair facility, and her condition reflects the family's quality workmanship. "SECOND LOVE III" has won multiple SC Governor’s Cup Tournaments through the years and continues to raise fish!

Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this 1979 43' HATTERAS 43 Convertible Sport Fisherman Second Love III yacht for sale in Charleston, South Carolina, USA today!

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LENGTH 43' (13.11m)
BUILT 1979
BEAM 14' 6" (4.42m)
DRAFT 4' 2" (1.27m)
LOCATION Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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Vessel Walkthrough

  • 2015 Re-paneled the interior 
  • Centerline Salon door

  • 2017 Sofa cushions 
  • Custom starboard sofa with rod storage below

  • Custom Port sofa with 6 tackle drawers below

  • 4 Overhead lights

  • Sony stereo/CD player

  • 2 Overhead hand rails

  • CruisAir SMXII air conditioning controls

  • Galley in, down to port, with a countertop running along portside of companionway

  • Kenmore microwave

  • Stainless steel sink

  • 2018 Whirlpool standup refrigerator/freezer

  • Stove with electric cooktop

Master Stateroom
  • Master Stateroom to starboard featuring twin berths with nightstand in between and drawer storage below

  • Hanging locker

  • 2 Reading lights

  • 1 Overhead light

  • Carpeting

  • AC Control knob

  • Ensuite access to Head

  • Hatch with screen

  • Located forward of Master Stateroom to port

  • Companionway and Master Stateroom door access

  • Stand-up shower with light

  • Vanity with stainless steel sink

  • 2017 Toilet

  • 2017 PVC teak flooring

  • Vanity lighting

  • Overhead light

Bow Stateroom Forward
  • Spacious V-berth

  • Hanging locker to port

  • Stainless Steel sink to starboard

  • Drawer storage below bunks

  • Carpeting

  • Hatch with screen

  • Raymarine E120 GPS open array radar and sounder mounted in a custom teak pod on starboard side of Helm

  • Icom IC-502 VHF

  • White Captain’s Helm chair with cushions

  • Port bench seat

  • Forward bench seat with storage below

  • 2018 Flybridge bench cushions 

Marlin Tower
  • 2001 Custom Marlin Tower with fiberglass hardtop

  • 4 Clearing rod holders in tower leg

  • Rupp Marine triple spreader outriggers

  • Rupp Marine center rigger

  • 5 Rod holders in bridge rail

  • 4 Gunnel-mounted rod holders

  • Transom door and gate

  • 2001 Custom insulated top-loading fishbox

  • Starboard tackle cabinet with bait freezer, sink, 4 tackle drawers

  • Fresh and saltwater washdowns

  • Release Marine fighting chair with cover

  • 2018 Cockpit nonskid

  • Cockpit is 110 sq. ft.

Hull and Deck
  • 2001 Full Awlcraft paint job, hull and topsides

  • No bow rail 

  • 2 Bow cleats, 4 spring cleats, Cockpit cleats with hawse pipes in gunnel

  • Bow pulpit with anchor

  • 2001 Frameless windows in port, starboard and aft Salon

  • 2001 Forward windows have been glassed-in

  • 2017 Bottom Paint 

  • 2001 Northern Lights generator with 1055 hours

  • Pro Mariner 30 amp battery charger

  • (4) 8D batteries with covers

  • Hatteras AC and DC distribution panels located port forward in Salon

  • 2001 Twin Cummins QSM-11’s, 635hp - 1565 hours

  • 2 Cummins digital displays at Helm

  • Engine synchronizer, low idle and cruise 1 and 2 switches at Helm

  • 2018 Flushed the cooling systems on main engines
  • 2017 Fall engine/ generator service - impellers, oil, oil filters and fuel filters
  • Dual lever controls

  • 2012 Shaft Tubes
  • Bennett trim tabs

  • Engine Room access in Salon floor

  • Racor fuel filters for gen and mains

  • Fire Boy FE 241 Manual/Auto fire system

  • 2016 New blower for salon AC
  • SurFlo freshwater pump

  • Centerline water tank with gauge in top

  • 2 Fuel tanks port and starboard under Cockpit with hatches in Cockpit to access individual gauges on top of tank and the fill & return lines

  • Total fuel is 470 gallons

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David Copleston
HMY Yacht Sales - Charleston SC
17 Lockwood Drive Charleston, South Carolina, 29401 USA
Tim Gredick
HMY Yacht Sales - Charleston SC
17 Lockwood Drive Charleston, South Carolina, 29401 USA

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