53' Hatteras 1972



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The "Billfisher"...a local legend, a 1973 53' Hatteras sold new by the Hatteras dealer in Mobile, AL to the McLean family who primarily used her to fish the Chandeleur Islands for speckled trout and redfish. A perfect Island boat. Today, 43 yrs later, she is still owned by the McLean family! She went through a total refurbishing from stem to stern, top to bottom, like no one has never seen...absolute open checkbook restoration. If the Hatteras Yacht Company had a collectors museum, the "Billfish" belongs there. Today she is available for sale. Owner will consider partial trade of quality center console.

Stuart Yacht Sales would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 53' Hatteras Convertible 1972. This yacht for sale is located in Orange Beach, Alabama and priced at $450,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!






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Engine Details:

Detroit Diesel 1271TI

Engine 1:

280 HRS 650 HP

Engine 2:

280 HRS 650 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

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Original electrical panel is showcased in the companion way. All factory unit lights and breakers are new.

  • New windlass, custom anchor chute, all switches hardware, bow hatches
  • Did I say total new paint job including all nonskid, hull sides, cockpit, bridges, and feature stripes. Her bottom was blasted, epoxy coated, and all new bottom paint.
  • 2 New Pompanette Helm Chairs
  • All new stainless railing including aft rail, custom rod rack, and aft seating.
  • Everything at the helm is new, gauges, controls, switches, all made factory perfect.
  • All new electronics w/covers plus a new cover for the helms chairs and helm.
  • New forward cushions, enclosures, Bimini, and stainless steel frame
  • The radar mast is an absolute ultra cool Hatteras factory option. It was designed to hinge foreword, lay the Bimini top down and clear low bridges.
  • They actually found new bridge spray shield with all new window frames.

The "Billfisher"...a local legend, a 1973 53' Hatteras sold new by the Hatteras dealer in Mobile, AL to the McLean family who primarily used her to fish the Chandeleur Islands for speckled trout and redfish. A perfect Island boat.Today, 43 yrs later, she is still owned by the McLean family! She went through a total refurbishing from stem to stern, top to bottom, like no one has never seen...absolute open checkbook restoration. If the Hatteras Yacht Company had a collectors museum, the "Billfish" belongs there.Today she is available for sale.

New aft bulkhead with all new tinted glass, totally refurbished cockpit factory controls with all new gauges, clutches,throttles, and a custom cover installed.

  • To starboard is her tackle center w/sink, drawer storage, and a new3 drawer refrigerator.
  • New pompanette fighting chair with cover
  • 2 below deck fish boxes by Tom Slane
  • Cockpit cover is new.
  • All new rod holders, shore cords and fixtures.
  • New Cockpit sunshade and outriggers
  • All tuna door hardware is new

Mechanically perfect, impressively original shortof allof the upgrades; most every pump, allthe A/C units, battery charger, new Racors, new exhaust.Shows 280 engine hours; these are on the meters. It is reported that one engine was rebuilt and the other original. They run like low hour engines.Check out the upgrade list, nothing was left out!

Features upper and lower 6'8" bunks, both with new cushions, covers, and decorative pillows plus access to head and shower.

  • Three drawer freezer in cockpit
  • Three drawer refrigerator in the salon
  • Three drawer freezer in the salon
  • Range and exhaust vent
  • Ice maker in galley
  • Galley is pre wired for future disposal
  • Hide away flat screen TV
  • Additional storage in galley
  • Two new ac/heat air handlers on the salon
  • Halon fire system
  • Heat sense alarm in salon and engine room
  • Leather couch and coffee table
  • Head liner in all rooms and hallway
  • Two Raritan Heads with electronics fresh or raw water flush
  • Two 36 volt DC to 12 volt DC 40 amp inverters for heads
  • Black water holding tank and pump out system
  • Three shower and lavatory sump pumps
  • Four 1000 gph bilge pumps
  • Fresh water pump and expansion tank
  • Duel fresh water filters
  • All new hot and cold water lines
  • Hot water heater
  • Plumbing and electrical for future water maker
  • Engine room air intake/exhaust boxes and louvers
  • All new engine control cables
  • All new braided high pressure fuel supply and return lines
  • All new quality sanitary hoses
  • New 225 volt AC sub panel for fresh water pump& future ice maker and water maker
  • Hardwood floors in heads
  • Carpet in state rooms, hallway and v birth
  • Carpet over sound proofing in salon
  • Window ports and screens in state rooms, heads and v birth
  • New curtains thru-out boat
  • Fish box massarater pump & selector valve for fish boxes
  • Bait tank pump
  • Trim tab pump and rams
  • Stainless steel anchor and chain (350 feet)
  • New engine fuel supply and return tank selector valve panel
  • AC/Heat air handler for master state room,
  • Paneling and padding in v birth
  • Paneling in the master state room
  • Paneling in the guest state room
  • Paneling and wall paper in the heads
  • Twin bunks and night stand in master state room. Inboard bunk slides to make full sized bed
  • Two sets of custom fit linen for all bunk beds and the full sized bed
  • Vanity light fixtures in master and guest heads
  • Paneling and sound proofing in the salon
  • Window tint in salon windows and windshields
  • Window glass in both aft windows in salon
  • Galley cabinet complete with all hardware
  • Cove lighting in salon
  • Electric tank gauges for fuel and water tanks
  • Two high water alarms in engine room port and starboard
  • Pre-wired for TV in master state room
  • Sinks in both heads
  • Plumbing and fixtures for both sinks and showers in heads
  • Raw water wash down pump
  • Fish boxes are plumbed with quick disconnects
  • Cockpit to salon steps were lengthened
  • Lengthened and reinforced railing on bridge and added padded bench seat
  • Installed cockpit canopy
  • Captain and first mate chairs
  • Bench cushions and back cushions on the bridge
  • All new 125 AC, 12 volt DC and 36 volt DC electrical switches and push buttons
  • Helm covers for bridge and cockpit
  • Bridge and cockpit helm steering motors
  • Life ring over cockpit helm

  • Approximately 60% of the electrical wiring has been replaced
  • TV is pre-wired for KVH M-5 satellite system
  • Navigation and radar package is Garmin
  • VHF is Icom
  • Fuel and water tanks were cleaned and pressure tested
    • Electric fuel pump kit
    • Raw water pump
    • Exhaust hose's and clamps
    • Muffler and hose's
    • 225 volt AC main breaker
    • Racor fuel filter complete
    • High pressure braided fuel hose
    • Batteries (2) and boxes
    • Electrical wiring to master breaker
    • V-Belt
    • Alternators
    • Re Manufactured starters
    • Raw water pumps
    • Governors
    • Single spring racks
    • Thermostats
    • Injectors
    • Oil pressure alarm sending units
    • Oil pressure gauges
    • Engine temperature electric gauges and sending units
    • Electronic RPM tachometers
    • Two 36 volt DC to 12 volt DC inverters for miscellaneous equipment
    • Duel Racor fuel filters and primer pumps
    • Engine electrical wiring
    • Coolant tank gaskets
    • Batteries and battery boxes
    • Coolant hose's and clamps
    • Raw water hose's and clamps
    • Exhaust hose clamps
    • Blower housings and screens
    • Raw water filters complete
    • Fuel pressure switch units
    • High pressure braided oil hose
    • High pressure braided fuel hose
    • V-Belts

    Totally customized with a twin berth inboard and a single berth outboard. Also has a filler cushion to convert to a giant king size berth. Private head and shower and lots of hanging locker space and drawer storage too.

    • All new matched grain teak interior with a satin finish
    • New Headliner
    • Tinted Windows
    • New Cloth Blinds
    • Teak Valance
    • New Berber Carpet

    Starboard side features:

    • New Leather Sofa w/Pull-out Sleeper
    • New Teak Coffee Table
    • Service Bar further forward with 2 new separate 3 drawer refrigerators

    Port side aft features:

    • A large pop-up flat screen TV
    • An extra A/C Unit
    • Stainless Refrigerator
    • All New Counter Tops
    • New Stainless Microwave/Convection Oven
    • Below Counter new stainless steel sink recessed with storage locker below

    Directly forward is a new factory standard Princess 3 burner stove top.

    United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Marine Group - Emerald Coast. 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. 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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