53' Hatteras Convertible 1979

$189,500

Clearwater, Florida

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 735hp cruise Therapy at 20 knots @ 1950 with a 25 knots @ 2330 WOT. What are you looking for in your next boat? 

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Tampa Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

More Details

  • 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
  • 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
Galley:
  • Princess Three Burner Stove
  • Kenmore Microwave
  • Laminate Countertops
  • Stainless Sink
  • Teak Inlaid Sole
  • Sub Zero Refrigerator drawers
  • Sub Zero 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


  • Generator #1: Northern Lights 15 KW
  • Detroit Diesel 8V92TI 700 Hours SMOH 2010
  • Allison Marine Transmissions
  • Stainless Steel Shafts-2 1/2\"
  • Bronze Props-4 Blade
  • Bilge Ventilation-32V 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 (1)
  • Perko Battery Selector Switch-2
  • Battery Charger-Sentry 32V/30A Stat Power
  • Lighting 32V,120V
  • Northern Lights 16kW Generator
  • 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
Electronics
  • 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 & 32V
  • 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


Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.

Contact Info

Contact Chuck Newman

Chuck Newman

1-904-607-7286

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