$195,000 | Palmetto FL

General Description

(LOCATION: Palmetto FL) The Hatteras 53 Motor Yacht is a Jack Hargrave design. Her long production run is a testament to her advancement of refined cruising. Cruising with a cocktail in hand requires a smooth quiet ride and the 53 MY does that with style. She features a flybridge, aft deck, walk-around main deck, large open salon, and private staterooms to insure room, comfort, and convenience.

On deck we start at the top with a flybridge with a new bimini canvas top. The upper helm has a 360Âș view and there is room for friends to share the view. There is a 11 ft tender with console and 40 HP Honda 2 stroke engine. The davit was installed in 2017. Below is a walk-around main deck with foredeck sun platform, side deck salon access, and aft ladder to a swim platform. The teak railing is in good condition and covered with a new canvas cover.

The salon is bright and airy with large windows for lots of natural light and custom blinds for privacy. Forward is a lower station with teak woodwork and a large ship's wheel. There is a sofa and two easy chairs, and mini fridge. The aft deck has new 2020, high quality PVC & sunbrella lounge seating and wet bar, perfect for relaxing, entertaining, or dining. The galley is down, forward of the helm station. It has teak cabinets, quartz counters, stainless steel sinks, under- counter dishwasher, large refrigerator / freezer with ice maker, Nutone cooktop, Breville Smart Oven, microwave oven, and booth-style dinette. There are three private staterooms. The guest stateroom / crew quarters is located forward of the galley and features upper and lower berths, private head/shower, granite counter, and laundry closet. Aft of thegalleyisthecompanionway with walk-in engine rooms to either side. Amidships is the guest stateroom with twin berths and private head compartment and shower. The master stateroom is aft with two twin beds, large closet and center dresser, easily converted to queen/king bed, and private head with granite counters, vanity and shower.

Mothership is powered by twin Detroit Diesel engines designed for quiet, smooth, economical, and dependable performance. Mechanical features include four reverse cycle HVAC units for interior comfort and a new low hours 17-kW Onan generator for offshore electrical power. She is well equipped, professionally maintained, and ready to cruise. Call now for more information and to schedule a showing of this Hatteras 53 MY.



  • Side deck and aft deck access
  • Lower helm station with full instrumentation
  • Small desk and chair
  • Sofa and two easy chairs
  • Window blinds
  • Teak woodwork
  • Teak & holly sole

Galley down and forward

  • Wrap around cabinets with Quartz counters
  • Full sized refrigerator with freezer
  • Stainless steel microwave oven
  • Nuwave induction cooktop
  • Breville Smart Oven
  • Stainless steel dishwasher
  • Dinette with Quartz table top
  • Teak & holly sole

Forward cabin

  • Upper and lower berths
  • Private head with shower

Guest cabin amidships

  • Twin berths
  • Guest / Day head

Master aft cabin

  • Twin berths
  • Wall to wall carpet
  • Ample storage
  • Dresser and closet
  • En suite head and shower
Deck & Hull
  • Open flybridge with new canvas (2021) bimini top
  • Covered aft deck with room casual entertaining
  • Wet bar
  • Wing door access to side deck
  • Walk around main deck
  • Foredeck lounge with sun deck area
  • Swim platform with access and boarding ladder
Electronics & Navigation


  • Garmin 4208 Multi Function Display with GPS
  • Garmin color radar
  • Furuno RD 30
  • Ritchie compass

Lower station

  • Garmin 4212 Multi Function Display with GPS
  • Garmin color radar
  • Furuno RD 30
  • Ritchie compass
  • Icom VHF radio
Mechanical & Electrical
  • Twin Detroit Diesel 8v71 engines
  • CO2 fire suppression system
  • Dometic electric fresh water Quiet Flush heads
  • 20 Gallon water heater
  • Four reverse cycle HVAC units
  • Cummins Onan 38kW generator with sound shield
  • Sentry 3-stage battery charger
  • Two banks of 8 volt batteries for 32 volt system
  • 50 amp shore power
  • LED lighting throughout 

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.

General Information

  • Boat Name Mothership
  • Manufacturer Hatteras
  • Model Classic Motor Yacht
  • Model Year 1973


  • Cabins 3
  • Heads 3

Engine Information

  • Manufacturer Twin, Detroit
  • Model 8V71


  • LOA 53.08 ft
  • Beam 15.83 ft
  • Draft 4 ft


  • Fuel Capacity 550|gallon
  • Water Capacity 250|gallon