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2018 Hatteras GT54

2018 Hatteras GT54

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Introducing the 2018 Hatteras GT54, a remarkable vessel located in West Palm Beach, FL, that combines luxury with performance, making it an ideal choice for both avid anglers and those seeking a leisurely cruise on the open water. At 54 feet in length, this yacht is powered by upgraded Caterpillar C32 engines, boasting 1,700 hp each and showing 1,270 hours as of December 2021. It’s equipped with an Aquamiser Watermaker capable of producing 1,200 gallons per day and features Seakeeper gyroscopic stabilization for smooth sailing under various sea conditions. The GT54 is not only a testament to superior engineering but also to meticulous maintenance, with all batteries replaced in December 2020 and an engine still under warranty, ensuring both reliability and peace of mind for its new owner.

The interior of the Hatteras GT54 is just as impressive as its technical specifications, offering a three-stateroom and two-head layout that accommodates multiple guests with utmost privacy. The yacht is adorned with a premium décor package, enhancing the onboard ambiance with sophisticated touches. For extended cruising, a 21.5kw ONAN generator and a comprehensive suite of electronics including Garmin 8617 Multifunction displays ensure that you are prepared for any adventure. The cockpit and flybridge are designed with the discerning seafarer in mind, featuring mezzanine air conditioning, a Kenyon electric grill, and a suite of fishing amenities that cater to both the sport and leisure aspects of maritime life. This Hatteras GT54 represents a perfect blend of comfort, style, and functionality, making it a standout choice for anyone looking to embark on their next nautical journey.

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Basic Information:

  • Price: 2,400,000.00 USD
  • Length: 54 ft
  • Year: 2018
  • Make: Hatteras
  • Model: GT54

Technical Specifications:

  • Beam: 17.25 ft
  • Draft: 4.42 ft
  • Fuel Capacity: 1200|gallon
  • Water Capacity: 180|gallon
  • Cruising Speed: 30 kn
  • Maximum Speed: 39 kn

Engine Details:

  • Make: Caterpillar – Model: C32 – Power: 1700|horsepower
  • Make: Caterpillar – Model: C32 – Power: 1700|horsepower


West Palm Beach, FL, US

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What Makes the Hatteras GT54 the Perfect Choice for Both Angling and Luxury Cruising?

The Hatteras GT54 strikes a perfect balance between a sophisticated fishing machine and a luxury cruising yacht. Its distinguishing features include a 135-square-foot cockpit equipped with Kenyon electric grill and top-notch fishing amenities, and a luxurious interior boasting three staterooms and a mezzanine seating area with air conditioning for ultimate comfort. Enhanced with an upgraded 21.5kw ONAN generator and a Seakeeper gyroscopic stabilization system, the GT54 offers smooth sailing in various sea conditions, catering to both anglers and leisure cruisers seeking an unparalleled experience at sea.

How Does the Engine and Mechanical Setup of the GT54 Ensure Reliability at Sea?

The GT54 is powered by upgraded Caterpillar C32 engines, each providing a robust 1,700 horsepower, and has been meticulously maintained for optimal performance. With just 1,270 hours as of December 2021, these engines are still under warranty, reflecting a commitment to reliability. The yacht’s comprehensive mechanical and engine room design emphasizes ease of maintenance and includes top-of-the-line filtration and fuel priming systems. Additionally, all batteries were replaced in December 2020, further ensuring the GT54’s reliability for extended cruising adventures.

What Upgrades Enhance the Onboard Experience of the Hatteras GT54?

The Hatteras GT54 boasts several upgrades that enhance both its functionality and comfort. Notable enhancements include an Aquamiser Watermaker capable of producing 1200 gallons per day, ensuring a fresh water supply during long voyages. Mezzanine air conditioning elevates comfort for all outdoor conditions, while a premium décor package throughout the yacht creates a sophisticated onboard ambiance. Additionally, the inclusion of a Seakeeper gyroscopic stabilization system provides a smooth and enjoyable cruising experience by minimizing sea motion.

How Does the Electronics Suite Contribute to Safety and Enjoyment on the Hatteras GT54?

Safety and enjoyment on the GT54 are significantly enhanced by its state-of-the-art electronics suite, which includes Garmin 8617 Multifunction displays, autopilot, AIS 600, FLIR night vision technology, and a Fusion Stereo system. This comprehensive package ensures effortless navigation, regardless of the conditions, and offers both entertainment and peace of mind while cruising or fishing offshore.

Can the Hatteras GT54 Accommodate Multiple Guests in Comfort and Privacy?

Absolutely. The Hatteras GT54 is designed with a three-stateroom and two-head layout, providing comfortable and private accommodations for multiple guests. This layout, combined with the yacht’s expansive living and entertainment spaces, including a spacious cockpit and flybridge, ensures that guests can enjoy their time at sea without feeling crowded. The yacht’s thoughtful design and luxurious amenities make it an ideal choice for those looking to entertain or enjoy long-term cruising with family and friends.

Provided Description:

This 2018 Hatteras 54GT “MADNIC” has been professionally maintained and continually updated by a full-time captain and passionate owner with premium features throughout. “MADNIC” defines sophisticated cruising and features a well-appointed 3 stateroom/ 2 head layout to accommodate all guests while offshore.  She is sure to stand out offshore with her flawless styling and quality construction. The current owners of this 54GT invested in creating and maintaining a top-of-the-line vessel from upgraded engines currently under warranty, all services being current and up to date, and high-grade furnishings.    This 2018 Hatteras 54GT won’t last long in today’s market as it is the perfect blend of reliability, comfort, and luxury. 

Vessel Features/ Highlights: Professionally maintained by fulltime captain All services current and up to date Upgraded CAT C-32 engines 1270 hours 12/01/21 Aquamiser Watermaker 1200 GPD Gloss interior throughout Mezzanine Air condition 3 Stateroom 2 Head layout Upgraded 21.5kw ONAN generator Premium décor package PropulsionEngine #1 Engine Make: Caterpillars Engine Model: C32 Primary Engines: Inboard Drive Type: Propeller Location: Port Hours: 1270 Power: 1700 hp Engine #2 Engine Make: Caterpillars Engine Model: C32 Primary Engines: Inboard Drive Type: Propeller Location: Starboard Hours: 1270 Power: 1700 hp Salon Sliding Glass door to cockpit 32” Samsung LCD TV with DirecTV receiver Bose home theater with surround sound speaker L-shaped lounge with built-in rod storage High gloss wood coffee table with built in storage Carpet flooring Galley / Dinette L-shaped dinette with built in storage High gloss dining table Amtico vinyl flooring throughout Mile 4-Burner ceramic cooktop Sharp Convection microwave oven Solid-surface countertops with sink and storage Undercounter refrigerator and freezer drawer (4) Ample Pantry / Storage Master Stateroom Queen berth with custom Tempur-Pedic mattress, upholstered headboard             and cedar lined storage underneath Cedar lined hanging closet with automatic light Night stands with drawers and USB / 110 power outlets Dresser with drawers 19” Samsung LCD TV with DirecTV receiver Bose entertainment system AM/FM DVD/CD with speakers Full length mirror Master Head Full stall shower with door Amitco vinyl flooring throughout Solid surface counter tops, backsplash with integral sink Storage cabinet behind mirror above sink Headhunter Royal Flush toilets VIP Stateroom Queen berth with upholstered headboard and cedar lined storage underneath Cedar lined hanging closet with automatic light Night stands with drawers and USB / 110 power outlets 19” Samsung LCD TV with DirecTV receiver AM/FM stereo receiver with CD player and speakers Full length mirror Bosch full-size stacked washer & dryer Private access through to guest bathroom Guest Head Full stall shower with door Amitco vinyl flooring throughout Solid surface counter tops, backsplash with integral sink Storage cabinet behind mirror above sink Headhunter Royal Flush toilets Starboard Guest Stateroom Twin berths with cedar lined storage underneath outboard berth Double Cedar lined hanging closet with automatic light Night stands with drawers AM/FM stereo receiver with CD player and speakers Insignia TV with DirecTV receiver Custom rod storage Full length mirror Private access through to guest bathroom Cockpit 135 square feet molded fiber glass cockpit Mezzanine with seating Mezzanine Air condition Release Marine 6-Rod rocket launcher (refinished in September 2021) Polished anodized aluminum ladder to flybridge Transom door Kenyon electric grill Fusion stereo control with JL Speakers Freshwater washdown Shore water connection Tackle locker with 3 drawers Ice Chipper 5.4 cubic/ft freezer, port mezzanine Insulated storage box in mezzanine Storage tub lower port mezzanine Refrigerated fish box port side Removable 80” fish box with ice chipper and macerator pump Storage in steps to salon Polished stainless-steel rod holders flush mounted (4) Flybridge Pod console with custom wheel and single-levers with bow thruster buttons Two (2) Pompanette teak ladder back adjustable helm chairs (refinished Sep 21) Technotren electric teaser reels Pipe Welders outriggers Helm air conditioning Two (2) bench seats with cushions and storage underneath Fushion Stereo Rod storage space in port bench seating Additional storage beneath bench seating Powdered-coated grabrails Polished anodized welded aluminum rails and stanchions Electronics (3) Garmin 8617 Multifunction display with BlueChart (replaced in 2020) Garmin GHC Autopilot helm control AIS 600 FLIR (2) Icom VHF M506 Furuno RD-33 (1) Garmin engine room camera Fusion Stereo Hatteras alarm monitoring system CAT engine display Seakeeper Controls Mechanical / Engine Room Caterpillar C32 12V 1700hp Main engines 21.5kw Onan generator 2270 Hours Aquamiser Water maker 1200 GPD 50amp Glendening starboard side additional 50 amp hub and cord portside All Batteries replaced December 2020 Reverso oil change system Mains, Gears & Generator 24-volt DC bilge and sump pumps: three at 3700 gph, two at 2000 gph and            four at 1100 gph, with heavy-duty float switches and protective guards (2) Pressurized 230 volt AC freshwater pump Auxiliary emergency bilge pump, 150 gpm in lazarette Bronze/chrome-plated ball-valves through-bolted in solid fiberglass on all            underwater through hull fittings with electrical bonding throughout 230-volt AC 20-gallon electric water heater Integral fiberglass fuel tank constructed with fire retardant resin and bronze            fittings, and coated with fire-retardant paint Polyethylene water tank Polyethylene sewage holding tank with 24 volt DC sewage pump, plumbed            for dockside pump-out with 3/4 full display and alarm as part of systems            monitor programmable logic controller U.L. Marine-listed fuel filter/water separator, generator Sealed shower sumps U.L. Marine-listed duplex fuel filters/water separators with bypass manifold,            engines Electric fuel priming pumps, engines Powder coated grab rails Painted polyurethane engine room and bilges Isolated discharge sea chest 1” stainless-steel steering tie bar with pivoting self-aligning ball joint            connection at all cylinder and tie bar connections Insulation in deck Pick-up sea chests DC voltmeter in battery panel Start / stop switches and hour meter Rubber deck mat between engines Transducer well, glycol filled

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