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Hatteras 53

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Boat REF# 163713
removed from sale
Length 16.54m (54'3")
Year 1986
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 2 x diesel 0hp, Thornicroft (unknown year)
Lying Zone 2


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Engine 2 x diesel 0hp
Engine make and model Thornicroft (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 0KVA

Engines are in working order and the boat was taken to survey under own power, but some tlc work is needed to restore engines to condition.

Generator in engine room.
In working order but not used as connected to shore power.


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Length 16.54m (54'3")
Beam 4.83m (15'10")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Headroom 1.78m (5'10")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement

A splendid GRP Houseboat with 2 storey cabin and massive stern sundeck.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Vac flush)
Stove tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Ice Maker tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

A houseboat in every sense of the word.

On the top deck is a massive saloon with wonderful views of the marina and surrounding area. Leads through a small kitchenette/bar to a massive, covered sundeck.

Below decks there is a self contained office/3rd bedroom, with plenty of storage.

Midships, stairs lead down to the fully fitted kitchen with a dinette area. Well appointed, there is even an ice maker to accompany the usual fridge, freezer and washing machine!

Beyond, there are 2 separate heads compartments, both with vac flush toilet, shower and wash hand basin.

The master cabin is large and luxurious, with fully fitted wardrobes and cupboards.

The 2nd cabin is a well fitted out twin room.

This boat is ready to move into, with most of the fixtures and fittings being left on the boat. Carpets have recently been cleaned and are immaculate, making this boat a comfortable home which could be moved into straight away.

2 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Life jackets tick
Horn tick

5 bilge pumps (0 manual / 5 electric)

Broker's Comments

With its imposing profile and stately interior, this live-aboard has the look and feel of a 'mini super-yacht'.

Above decks, there's a large saloon and a terrific outdoor space in the shape of a huge aft cockpit. There's even a bar area!

Below, there's a stylish galley and dining area, with a large twin cabin amidships and the master stateroom aft. There are two toilet / shower rooms.

The boat was substantially and lovingly rebuilt in 1999, with the flybridge removed.

Whilst she is an super live-aboard, with a little engine work this boat is capable of serious long distance cruising. For over 50 years, the Hatteras brand has been synonymous with superior build quality.

The boat comes with a fully residential mooring in a secure, gated marina which is very close to Canary Wharf and the City. This is a popular and convenient location, with tubes, buses, trains and the river bus all close to hand, as well as supermarkets, bars, restaurants and shops. The marina supports a vibrant and friendly live-aboard community.

The mooring is transferable by agreement with Marina management and there is no transfer fee on this particular berth.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered

This Hatteras 53 has been personally photographed and viewed by Jan Knox of Boatshed London. 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.