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Our Trade 53C373
1973 | 53' Hatteras Convertible Convertible Boat for Sale

1973 Hatteras

53' (16.15m) Convertible - Our Trade 53C373

Owner is downsizing, smaller reasonable trade considered If you look anywhere you will see the 53 Hatteras sportfish as a staple in the charter boat business. This boat would fit perfectly for the business. Cat engines, very fuel efficient, complete boat updated, huge salon/two strm model, mezzanine

Vessel ID# 2797709      Last Updated: 2023-05-05 13:20:29

$ 315,500 USD

€ 292,957 Euros
$ 425,951 CAD


Owner is downsizing, smaller reasonable trade considered

If you look anywhere you will see the 53 Hatteras sportfish as a staple in the charter boat business. This boat would fit perfectly for the business. Cat engines, very fuel efficient, complete boat updated, huge salon/two strm model, mezzanine seating, huge cockpit. You can upgrade your business immediately and claim the current tax breaks!

Whether cruising for a couple or charter business, it's the perfect match.

Upgraded throughout 2022 Perhaps the most highly customized 53 Hatteras ever offered. A great layout, tastefully appointed, fresh interior, CAT 3406 engines (new 2003) at 1600 hours.

Curtis Stokes & Associates is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Gulf Coast Yacht Group. 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

Data Sheet

LOA: 53' 0" (16.15 Meters)

Type: Power - Used

Year: 1973

Beam: 16' 0"

Bridge Clearance: ' "

Draft Max: 4' 0"

Draft Min: ' "

Cabins: 2

Heads: 2

Maximum Speed: 28 Knots

Cruise Speed: 23 Knots

Range NMI:

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 950 Gallons (3596.14 Liters)

Fresh Water: 250 Gallons (946.35 Liters)

Holding Tank: Gallons ( Liters)

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Huge... this is the galley down, two stateroom layout making the salon, where you spend most of your time, giant. The sofa converts to a sleeper and the dinette in the galley as well.... so there are no negatives to this layout. Most all of the interior is fresh including the following:

  • LED lighting New 3 2022
  • High-grade carpet
  • New solid surface flooring below
  • Sleeper sofa with throw pillows
  • Insulation below carpet
  • Frameless windows
  • Dry bar with sliding liquor cabinet
  • All new counter top surfaces
  • All the interior wood is refinished.
  • Tiled entrance way at salon door


Down three steps is the large dinette to starboard with all new cushions, stowage below, hullside stowage, indirect lighting, will service six guests comfortably and converts to a sleeper that accommodates two. The hullside padded covering is also new.


Great layout, plenty of countertops, eye level stowage as well as below counter stowage. Upgrades include... 

  • All new polished stainless steel hardware on all cabinets
  • New refrigerator and freezer
  • All new countertop and backsplash area
  • All new countertop LED lighting 3/2022

Owner Stateroom

Featuring twin berths with a nightstand between them. Many real nice upgrades include:

  • All new quilted coverlets, throw pillows and pollow shams
  • New ac system 2020
  • Totally mirrored inboard wall surface with new beveled mirror trim
  • Stowage below each berth
  • All new padded hullside covering
  • Indirect LED lighting with dimmer features 3 2022
  • Separate air conditioner system 
  • All the wood surfaces refinished

Owner Head

  • New countertops, sinks, faucets, towel racks
  • All new brushed stainless hardware
  • New makeup style lighting and makeup mirror
  • PARR electric head,
  • Freshly painted hullsides and walls
  • New headliner & new tiled flooring
  • Full size standup shower in separate stall
  • Upgraded lighting throughout

Guest Stateroom

Forward featuring 6'8" stacked bunks to port, full size hanging locker, drawer stowage to starboard with large countertop area that could make an additional bunk. Private head, shower, sink and vanity with upgrades including:

  • All wood surfaces refinished
  • New coverlets, shams, color coordinated throw pillos.
  • Reading lamps for each bunk
  • Separate air conditioning system
  • Fully carpeted (NEW)
  • All the hardware in the head is new, brushed stainless, towel rack with custom towels
  • Teak shower deck
  • PARR electric head with holding tand and laram
  • New padded hullside coverings
  • All new countertop and backsplash survaces in head
  • Makeup style lighting in head
  • Custom painted wall surfaces


Totally custom built console with center line steering featuring large radius corners and spacious dash area - perfect layout! Equipment includes:

  • CAT ECDs electronic control displays for both engines, engine synchronizers with slow and fast idle
  • Bennett trim tabs with joy sitck controls
  • Morris clutches and throttles
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering system
  • All new switch panels with parallel, lights, start/stop
  • Danforth 6" compass
  • New Strataglass with both style dodgers
  • Integrated seating with cushions built in forward of console
  • Eyebrow stowage foward, built in
  • Two new RELEASE MARINE delux teak helm chairs with cushions and covers


  • New Furuno NavNet VX2 Navionics Gold
  • (GPS, chartplotter, color sounder with 1000 watt transducer, Navagation autopilot interphase)
  • New Simrad AP22 Auto Pilot
  • New ICOM 504 VHF (totally waterproof) with GPS distress signal, loud hailer and scanner, 90B Shakespere antenna
  • Power control spotlight
  • Electonic Control Displays (ECD)
  • Both Engines Full Digital Displays


New aluminum half tower with fiberglass molded hard top including:

  • Molded-in overhead electronics box
  • Quartz flood lights, molded in
  • LED counter sunk lighting (4)
  • Radar pod
  • Rupp antenna standoffs
  • Custom aluminum flybridge aft rail with rod holders
  • New Rupp 3X tournament outriggers "blacktip"


  • New RELEASE MARINE deluxe teak tuna chair with cushions, cover, double side gimbals and the "boltless" stanchion feature
  • Molded in tackle locker against aft bulkhead, to port is a giant live well with new high volume 110vt pump,,,opposite is a huge top loading freezer and furtherest to starboard is the sink/rigging station with tackle storage locker below
  • Custom glass etched back bulkhead with this boat's side profile
  • Palm Beach flybridge ladder with new steps
  • Another live well below deck...huge
  • Tuna door with top hinging gate
  • New cockpit coaming padding
  • New flush mount rod holders
  • Fresh & salt water wash downs
  • Dockside TV, phone and 50 amp service
  • Cockpit flood lights, DC boarding lights
  • Waterproof deck reel outlets
  • Gunnel and stern hawse holes
  • Custom surge covers on cockpit drains

Hull and Deck

They started modernizing her by REMOVING EVERY BIT of exterior hardware. Totally fresh paint with Aqua Mist Awlgrip on hull sides and hard top undersides. Cloud White on the top sides with all new nonskid area on bow, bridge and cockpit.

  • Bow pulpit removed and bow deck area all customized with oversize chaulks and cleats
  • Custom bow deck hatches (3)
  • Glassed in front windshield
  • All new "frameless" tinted side cabin safety glass; this totally changes her side profile look upgrading to today's custom boat look
  • New custom side engine intake grills with "Delta-T" updraft air filtering system
  • All side port holes removed and glassed closed
  • New 25 watt international running lights
  • Custom built and painted hand rail on flybridge side overhang

Engine Room

Repowered 2003with New 3406E Caterpillar 800hp turbo diesels now have right at 1200 hours. 

  •  2003 Refit ZF 1.75 gears with 29X35 four-blade props
  • Totally new exhaust system with surge tubes
  • New high-polished stainless risers
  • New Acumet 22 high grade stainless steel shafts
  • New dripless stuffing boxes
  • Shaft grounding system
  • Totally new 24 volt system with explosion proof battery box, new cables and switches
  • Totally new fuel manifold feed and supply system
  • All new Airquip high pressure fuel hoses and all brass fittings
  • New Racor dual fuel filters for both main engines and generator
  • New thru-hull intakes for both mains and generator
  • New 60 battery charger
  • New Northern Lights 20kw generator- 2198 hours
  • New automatic fire extinguisher system
  • New extra heavy overhead sound deadening lead foam with powder coated stainless steel mesh on removable engine hatches
  • New fiberglass, high gloss panels on aft bulkhead in engine room
  • All new flourescent lighting


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.


Engine 1
  • Engine Make: CAT
  • Engine Model: 3406E
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type:
  • Power HP: 800.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 1600.00
Engine 2
  • Engine Make: CAT
  • Engine Model: 3406E
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type:
  • Power HP: 800.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 1250.00


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Fort Lauderdale, FL
Phone: 1-954-684-0218
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Curtis Stokes and Associates, Inc. is a yacht brokerage firm consisting of nine offices and fifty brokers throughout the United States offering worldwide marketing, buyer brokerage services and yacht charters. We also specialize in marketing and selling Great Loop capable yachts and boats.

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