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1978 53 (ft.) Hatteras Yachts 48-53 Long Ranger Cruiser

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General Information

Listing# 13239

Price
$399,000.00
Location
Baltimore, MD, United States
Manufacturer
Hatteras
Boat Type
Powerboat
Model Year
1978
Category
Long Range Cruiser
Model
48-53 Long Ranger Cruiser
Status
Used
Length
53 (ft.)
Fuel Type
Diesel

General Details

The only trawler in the 50’ range better than a 48’ Hatteras LRC is a 53’ Hatteras LRC.   While others are extending their 48s, Playpen is the only one completed.  11” was also added to the swim platform (really appreciated at floating docks, boarding the dinghy, and with kids swimming). Playpen does not need painting, and the fuel tanks are clean—always!  Window frames are like new, and the interior teak is outstanding. The extension yielded a large lazerette which holds 2 full size mountain bikes (assembled), 2 fiberglass 100 gallon tanks used for water, but could be used for fuel. See Full Specifications...

Additional Equipment

NAME: PLAYPEN ENGINES: Twin GM 4-53 diesels
TYPE: Long Range Cruiser Rare 3 stateroom model Duel Racor fuel filters
LENGTH: 59’ 2” BEAM: 16' 6" Walker Air Seps
BUILDER: Hatteras Block heaters
DISPLACEMENT: 70,000 lbs

Port 4000 hrs. SMOH

DRAFT:4' 6"

Starbd 2000 hrs SMOH
DESIGNER: Jack Hargraves SPEED: Cruising--8.4 knots @ 1950rpm
YEAR: 1978 Hull #36 FUEL: 1570 gallons-Fiberglass tanks

CONSTRUCTION: Fiberglass

WATER: 540 gallons-fiberglass tanks; Galley Maid water pump with backup pump 400 gallon/day Galley Maid watermaker; FRESH water washdown bow and stern

This is the only 53 LRC with customized pilot house permitting permanent installation of large comfortable Zwardis helm chair, custom Corian dinette table and plenty of room to walk around. The 316 stainless and varnished teak glisten.


Live the life. Playpen is ready to retrace her course all over again!

Detail of Equipment and configuration

Refrigeration: Custom built teak with holding plates and separate compressors for refrigerator and freezer.

Electric: 12 VDC/110 VAC or 220 VAC (50 amp & twin 30 amp bow & stern), isolation transformers; 15kwWesterbeke 1600 hours, 7.7 Westerbeke, 3600hours, 3000 Heart inverter; five 12VPrevailer 1000 AMP hour batteries, 2500 Watt Heart inverter, Glendinning Cable Master—aft deck

Accommodations: This is one of three 48' LRCs built by Hatteras with 3staterooms. Guest stateroom forward with twin berths, hanging locker, bookshelves, 3 drawers, and storage under berths. Aft on port side is upper and lower berths with hanging locker, 5 drawers, and storage under lower berth. Starboard side has Galley Maid electric head, vanity and shower stall with glass door. The master stateroom has 2 hanging lockers, 10 drawers plus immense storage and a large chart drawer (no need to fold or roll up charts) under queen walk around bed. Electric Galley Maid head, vanity and stall shower with glass door. Up to wheelhouse and a pilot berth, large dinette, again with lots of storage beneath it. Aft is a full width deck lounge containing sofa, recliner, barrel chair, end tables and storage. Starboard saloon has ice maker, liquor cabinet, trash compactor, color T.V./antenna system, l2VDC AM/FM/tape stereo (speakers in saloon, master and guest stateroom). Sony 10 disc CD player. Custom saloon sofa in 2002 with immense storage under it. (11’ Zodiac fits under it as well as rod storage.)

All electric galley contains clothes washer, dryer, dishwasher, Kitchen Aid and Panasonic convection/microwave ovens, cooktop, overhead exhaust fan, garbage disposal, holding plate refrigeration, and a custom counter cabinet to shelter the galley from saloon with beautiful Corian tops with sea rails.

Aft cockpit has 8 chairs, dining table and two folding table/seats. There is a transom door and padded fiberglass swim platform for easy
boarding of the 13' Boston Whaler which has a 4O hp. electric start Four Stroke Honda outboard and running lights.

Décor Items: Neutral colors throughout enhanced by Hatteras teak and joinery. Nylon Berber carpet in saloon, forward passage way,
stairs, and staterooms. "Lev-A-Lor" blinds in saloon, custom bunk covers, teak valence. Highly varnished teak sole in pilot house.

Aft cockpit has 8 chairs, dining table and two folding table/seats. There is a transom door and padded fiberglass swim platform for easy boarding of the 13' Boston Whaler which has a 4O hp. electric start Four Stroke Honda outboard and running lights.

Décor Items: Neutral colors throughout enhanced by Hatteras teak and joinery. Nylon Berber carpet in saloon, forward passage way, stairs, and staterooms. "Lev-A-Lor" blinds in saloon, custom bunk covers, teak valence. Highly varnished teak sole in pilot house. Electronics: Furuno 48 mile radar in pilot house, ICOM 802 Single Side Band, Sea Speak loud hailer with auto fog signal. New Mar intercom on bridge/pilot house/galley/master stateroom/crew quarters, Data-Marine international digital depth sounders on bridge and pilot house. Motorola VHF on bridge and pilot house, MX1OO GPS with repeater on bridge. GPS is wired to plug into Nobeltec chart system. Trac phone (satellite phone) Wood Freeman 500B auto pilot.

Other Equipment:
Wood Freeman auto pilot with hand held remote on bridge
Gyro-Gale stabilizers--quadra fin
Marquipt boarding ladder
Two dunnage boxes on bow TC \l1 "
Hatteras bow pulpit
Galley Maid winch with 400' of chain
Second anchor with 200' line, 6' of chain
1600 lb Nautical Structures fully hydraulic electric davit new 11/05
125 lb Bruce anchor
Port life rail extended aft on boat deck
Helm and companion seat on bridge
New windshield on bridge
Glendinning engine synchronizer
Electric oil change pump for main engines, generators gravity drain
Four cruise air reverse cycle heat and air conditioners with SMX controls
Built in resistance heat in saloon and staterooms
Emergency steering tiller
Custom built teak screen doors on all exit doors
Three fishing rod holders
Scotty electric downriggers
316 stainless cockpit sun-shade 2002
Fiberglass sink-bait counter in cockpit 2002
Teak chart racks on pilot house overhead
Transom door to padded extended & elevated swim platform with swim ladder
Telephone hook up by Hubble
Extra book shelves throughout
Gunwale track for hanging fenders
Saloon side windows tinted
Weather boards for saloon windows
20 gallon clean oil tank

Safety Equipment: Life ring, life sling, type 1 PFDs, 8 man Avon canister life raft--double floor, automatic carbon dioxide system(2 -50 lb bottles),
one type BC 10 lb extinguisher in engine room, 3 type ABC 10 lb extinguishers in living areas, Buell triplex air horns, 406 EPIRB, strobe flasher

Canvas: New bimini with all stainless fittings, stair runners, saloon floor, Buell air horns, windshield, bow seat, pulpit, handrails, sliding doors,
bridge radar, bridge helm, bridge windshield and helm, bridge sofa, bridge seats, cockpit furniture, search light, flag staff, Boston Whaler, and
all side windows, complete bridge cover

Excluded from offering:
All tools, portable navigation tools, and charts, Seth Thomas clock and barometer, 110 VAC lamps in master stateroom,
guest stateroom, saloon, and pilot house.

Present owner has 50 years yachting experience and has made this yacht into the most well found 48'/53’ LRC available.

The only trawler in the 50’ range better than a 48’ Hatteras LRC is a 53’ Hatteras LRC. While others are extending their 48s, Playpen
is the only one completed. 11” was also added to the swim platform (really appreciated at floating docks, boarding the dinghy, and with
kids swimming). Playpen does not need painting, and the fuel tanks are clean—always! Window frames are like new, and the interior teak
is outstanding. The extension yielded a large lazerette which holds 2 full size mountain bikes (assembled), 2 fiberglass 100 gallon tanks used for water,
but could be used for fuel.

Fuel consumption as experienced by owner:
.5 gpnm @ 7 knots
.66 gpnm @ 8 knots
1.1 gpnm @ 9 knots

The only reason Playpen is available is because the owner is looking at a larger trawler.