$229,000 | Palm Beach Gardens FL

General Description

A yacht that finally satisfies both the motor yacht enthusiast and the adrenaline-seeking sport fish enthusiast. "On The Ways" is a classic Hatteras 53 Yacht-Fish that has been extended by 6' in the aft cockpit making the perfect platform for any deep water fisherman. The cockpit consists of an upper mezzanine area shaded by a folding sunshade canopy and the lower cockpit features a very large spacious area for fishing, diving, or cruising as well as a Murray Brothers fighting chair. A spectacular retrofit of a classic Hatteras motor yacht is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity highlights of the retrofit include: a full topside paint job, an extra 300 gallons of fuel were added, a new hardtop and pipework on the flybridge as well as a davit and dingy added to the bow area. Both of her 871 Detroits have been overhauled and all services are up to date. Inside features a large spacious salon, a nicely updated galley and dinette with teak and Holly flooring, and three guest staterooms and heads. A chance to own this incredible one-of-a-kind Hatteras Yacht-fish rarely presents itself. Easy to see please call and schedule your appointment today. 

  • To starboard brown leather sofa with matching end tables and lamps and two love seats to port
  • Two love seats to port
  • Carpeted sole 
  • New vinyl headliner 
  • Ocean air window treatments 
  • Port and starboard wing doors
  • Converted lower helm to an entertainment center with 48” Samsung led tv 
  • Scotsman commercial ice machine 
  • Denon receiver with Bluetooth, AM, FM, 
  • Tracvision KVH receiver 
  • DirecTV HD receiver 
  • AC/DC ships distribution panel 
  • (2) Aquaair marine AC thermostat controls 
  • Bose surround sound system 
  • Access to galley and lower staterooms 
  • Additional storage on starboard companionway 
  • Carpet runners 
  • Wetbar 
  • Updated teak and Holley sole 
  • Birdseye maple dinette table with reupholstered cushions 
  • GE profile (4) burner cooktop 
  • Sharp Carousel microwave 
  • Kenmore refrigerator and freezer 
  • (4) large slide-out drawers under cooktop 
  • (4) small slide-out drawers 
  • Corian countertops
  • Under counter storage and built-in pot and pan storage 
  • Access to forward lazzerette 
  • Updated single piece glass windows with window treatments 
  • Additional pantry storage below dinette seats and outboard of galley and dinette
  • Engine remote start/stop panel 
  • Bilge pump monitor and counters 
  • Fire extinguisher 
  • Access to aft staterooms and engine rooms 
Forward Lazzerette
  • Northern lights 21KW generator 3500 hours
  • Battery bank with new batteries 
  • Galley maid head pump battery switches 
  • Parts storage 
  • Dc lighting 
  • 110V outlet 
  • Painted bilge
  • Racor 500FG 
  • Sump pump 
Engine Room
  • Teak and Holley companionway 
  • (2) Detroit 871’s starboard has (30) hours smoh, port has 1907 smoh. 
  • 110V lighting
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • New freshwater pump
  • UV light for freshwater treatment 
  • Reverse oil change pump 
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Expansion tank 
  • (5) AC compressors 
  • Sentry 32V 30amp battery chargers 
  • Crash pumps 
  • Craftsman toolbox 
Master Stateroom
  • Full queen walk-around berth with storage below 
  • (2) nightstands with (4) slide-out drawers 
  • (2) reading lights 
  • Vizio 36” led tv with sat rv 
  • Sony Blu-ray player 
  • (2) Large hanging closets 
  • Fire extinguisher 
  • Overhead bookshelf and credenza 
  • En-suite head and shower 
  • Carpeted sole 
  • Mirrored ceiling with accent lighting 
  • Aft and hull port windows 
Port Guest
  • (2) over-under berths the lower is a double berth 
  • Nightstand with (3) drawer slide storage 
  • Large hanging closet 
  • Fire extinguisher 
  • Carpeted sole
  • Porthole windows 
  • Access to guest/day head 
  • Decorative lamp 
  • AC thermostat control 
  • Accent lighting 
  • Custom linen closet in companionway
  • Custom-built cockpit with 6’ extension
  • Added 300 gallons fuel tank 
  • Custom sunshade on a retractable hinge 
  • Murray brothers fighting chair and lees rocket launcher 
  • Chest freezer 
  • (3) dock boxes on custom holders 
  • Custom fish cleaning table
  • Access to rudders and lazzerette
  • 15KW backup generator 
  • (9) rod holders 
  • Transom tuna door with lift gate
  • Swim platform and swim ladder 
  • Teak stairs to upper mezzanine 
  • Custom tackle center with double faces drawers 
  • Aft facing mezzanine seating on upper mezzanine 
  • Foredeck access 
  • Varnished and stainless handrails and bow rails 
  • Non-skid sole 
  • Spreader light aft 
  • Overhead deck light 
  • Custom PBT ladder to flybridge with teak steps 
  • Water tank fill 
  • Added 1000lbs davit 
  • Dingy T/T ”On the Ways” Apex with 15HP Johnson 
  • Full walk-around decks with high gloss varnish rails 
  • Port and starboard boarding gates 
  • Port and starboard shore connection 
  • New windlass with capstan and gypsy
  • Forward bow seating with new white vinyl seating 
  • Added (2) dock boxes for storage 
  • Courtesy lighting 
  • Custom-built hardtop with two-tone underside paint
  • Custom new aluminum pipework 
  • Overhead electronics box 
  • Standard Horizon VHF 
  • Overhead led lighting 
  • Bench seating in front of hell with storage below and new white vinyl cushions 
  • (5) panel isinglass enclosure 
  • (2) helm chairs 
  • Extended bridge deck with (12) rod holders 
  • (2) new Rupp outriggers 
  • KVH TV5 tracvision sat dome
  • Aft spreader light 
  • Non-skid sole 
  • Freshwater washdown 
  • Furuno NavNet VX2 GPS
  • Fusion AV700 stereo 
  • Garmin 6208 
  • Simrad AP28 autopilot 
  • Furuno RD33 
  • Morse controls
  • Ritchie and Sons compass 
  • (2) JL 8.8MCG speakers
  • (1) JL10IB5 subwoofer 
  • Engine gauges 
  • Trim tabs 
  • Storage under helm 
  • VHF external speakers overhead 




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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

General Information

  • Manufacturer Hatteras
  • Model Yachtfish
  • Model Year 1979


  • Cabins 3
  • Heads 3

Engine Information

  • Manufacturer Detroit Diesel
  • Model 871


  • LOA 59 ft
  • Beam 15.83 ft
  • Draft 4 ft


  • Fuel Capacity 1125|gallon
  • Water Capacity 235|gallon