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Hatteras 48 Yachtfisher

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Boat REF# 163666
removed from sale
Length 14.63m (48'0")
Year 1975
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 2 x diesel 425hp, DD 8V71TI (1973)
Lying Seattle, WA USA - Shown by appointment


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Extra Details

Designer J Hargrave
Builder Hatteras
Lying Seattle, WA USA - Shown by appointment
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Fuel capacity 2,954.5 ltr (650.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,136.4 ltr (250.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Deadrise unknown


Engine 2 x diesel 425hp
Engine make and model DD 8V71TI (1973)
Engine Hours engine1:   977    engine2:   682
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 16 knots
Max speed (approx) 20 knots

Northern Lights generator (approximately 2080 hours) in sound enclosure and with remote start and gauges.

Engine hours are taken from the hour meters on the engines. We are researching to confirm if this is original hours or hours since a possible rebuild.
The engines appear to be in excellent condition and cold start right away.

Tankage and dimensional information has not been verified by Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle and is reported based upon information obtained from the seller and from literature.


Length 14.63m (48'0")
Beam 4.48m (14'8")
Draft Min 1.13m (3'8")
Airdraft 5.46m (17'11")
Displacement 19,728kg (43,500.0lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Paint finish

Total LOA 51'

Solid fiberglass construction of the well-known and respected J Hargrave hull design.
This is the last of 65 total that were built.

Measurements including tank capacities quoted in this listing are based on statements of the owner and published specifications. Waterline Boats and Boatshed have not independently verified the capacities listed.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Air conditioning 3 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
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The Hatteras 48 Yachtfisher by J. Hargrave was and is a true classic. With a large foredeck and wide side decks that terminate aft at the wing doors for safe passage to an enclosed and roomy aft deck. The lower helm station, featuring two seats, is located just forward of the aft deck (all on the same level).
A stainless steel and teak ladder leads from the fishing cockpit to the flybridge that features a dual helm station seat and a forward bench seat for guests.
Belowdecks, proceeding from fore to aft is the forward stateroom with upper and lower bunks and desk area. A separate full size head and shower is located to port. The galley is next with full-sized appliances.
A stairway with three steps leads to the large spacious main salon with large windows providing a bright and livable area. Aft and down three steps from the salon is the master stateroom with queen bed to starboard and a full bed to port. Natural light baths the master stateroom.
Additionally just forward of the master stateroom is a guest stateroom to starboard featuring over and under bunks. A full size head and shower is located to port.

The cockpit is large and features a custom cabinet that adds a work-space counter, and two cabinets. One cabinet houses the trash compactor and the other is additional storage space. The cockpit features a transom door with swim platform located aft.

4 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

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Older navigation equipment, however all appear to work properly except that the WH auto pilot isn't functioning and needs repair.

Deck Gear

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Swim Platform tick
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Electric Ideal windlass
1 anchors
15.24m (50'0") of chain


Down rigger bases in cockpit.

Safety Equipment

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4 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 electric)

Broker's Comments

An absolute "must see" if you are in the market for a roomy and well-constructed fiberglass yacht of this vintage. The Hatteras name carries respect for good reason, and this is an excellent example.

Originally designed to provide the spaciousness and comfort of a motor yacht with sport fishing capability. This design concept has remained popular because it offers the interior space of a flush deck or sundeck design with the access and other functional benefits of a cockpit. This could be a great live-aboard! The large salon is open and bright and creates a comfortable living area.
Mahogany interior is in outstanding condition.
Detroit diesels start immediately and the boat shows every indication of good continuing care and maintenance.

As Health forces sale, the recent price reduction makes this boat a "steal"
Call to arrange an appointment to inspect before this one gets away!

These boat details are subject to contract.

This Hatteras 48 Yachtfisher has been personally photographed and viewed by Randy Hacker of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.