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1988 48 (ft.) Hatteras Yachts 48 Convertible

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General Information

Listing# 141281

Portsmouth, RI, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
Sports Fishing Boats
48 Convertible
48 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
Number of Engines
Engine Hours

General Details

After 10 successful years in Newport Harbor in Newport, Rhode Island, Double Trouble Boat Charters is for sale. The sale of this Charter will include the “Reel Trouble” a 1988 Hatteras 48 Sportfish. Also included in the sale of the vessel will be the charter business itself along with its website.

 Double Trouble Charters features a well respected business of the following:

  • Sunset Sails with 2-6 guests
  • Family Sails
  • Anniversaries
  • Engagements
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Smaller Corporate Outings
  • Corporate Sails
  • Funeral Services (Cremains Interment at Sea)
  • Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
  • Birthday Parties
  • Special Viking Hotel  & Offshore Adventure Package
  • Easy Access Boating, Wheelchair Accessibile
  • Bring your own food and beverages ?or request that we arrange catering for you


The “Reel Trouble” is a muscular sport fishing machine with a huge cockpit, luxury accommodations, near 30knt performance. Two-stateroom with two head lends to great livability. The galley features full size fridge and all the comforts of home. The entertainment center has a new 42” LG Plasma TV and salon has new carpet in 2013.

The “Reel Trouble” has about 1300 hrs on her total but her starboard engine was rebuilt and has about 175 since the overhaul. Her port engine was also rebuilt prior to its current owner and features about 600hrs. In addition there is a 15 KW Onan generator powers up all ship's AC systems to include the 3 zone air conditioning.

 Key Features:

  • KVH Sat TV
  • 42” LG TV
  • Wash/Dryer Combo
  • New Carpets 2013
  • Outriggers
  • Fighting Chair
  • North Star Electronics Package
  • Auto Pilot
  • LED Underwater Lights
  • Davit on bow for tender


The sunken Galley has a Full Size Refrigerator/Freezer combo, A Wine Cooler!, Plenty of Corian counter top space, cooktop, microwave oven, and updated plumbing fixtures. This boat has no shortage of storage space. Stainless sink with hot and cold pressure water. Beyond the Galley is a full washer and dryer combo in its own closet.
The Huge salon is very entertaining with a 42 inch flat screen Plasma TV signaled by the KVH digital TV system, a sound system, ample electrical outlets, comfortable seating and sleeping room on the L-Shaped convertible sofa, recessed overhead lighting, and a custom port side dinette. Relax at the Breakfast bar, which also has a Corian countertop. There is plenty of open space for company to spend quality time without feeling crowd.
Master Stateroom
    MASTER STATEROOM The huge Master Stateroom has walk around space on each side of the bed including side counter space with room for table lamps, and laptop computers. Run your company out of this stateroom alone! This Hatteras offers ample closet space, comfortable mattress, and quality lighting. The private bathroom is spacious and offers all the comforts of home.
Guest Stateroom
The Guest Stateroom has its own private entrance to the main Bath and two large bunks which are offset. There are also drawers and inviting port windows that provide fresh air. Stateroom has its own A/C Heat control.
Electronics & Helm
Northstar 958 Radar, GPS, Sounder Northstar 951X GPS Datamarine Dart 2490 D/S, Speed Icom ICM-45 VHF Icom M-502 VHF Standard Horizon VHF Sea 222 SSB radio telephone Robertson AP 200 DL auto pilot
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.
Central Agent Jimmy Mathews 954-298-5307   Email