Located: New Bern, North Carolina
Category: Motoryachts, Sportfish, Convertibles
Worth Noting: The Hatteras 41 Convertible was the first all-fiberglass sportfishing boat of her size in the industry (1960).
The Hatteras legend began on the barrier islands of the North Carolina shore where the frigid waters of the Labrador Current encounter the tropical Gulf Stream. The outcome is Diamond Shoals – home to some of the most turbulent and untamed waters in the Atlantic and some of the best sportfishing in the world.
Willis Slane envisioned building a boat that could conquer the waters of Diamond Shoals and surmount the Hatteras weather. He founded Hatteras Yachts in 1959 in High Point, North Carolina.
Breaking with all tradition, Slane chose a new material, fiberglass, to build this noteworthy motoryacht that revolutionized the yachting industry.
With marine architect, Jack Hargrave, Hatteras produced its first sportfishing yacht, Knit Wits, in 1960. She was a 41-foot twin cabin sportfisherman with a 14-foot beam and a pair of 275-hp Lincoln V-8s. The response was enthusiastic and the Hatteras legend was born.
Hatteras launched the 41 Double Cabin in 1962, which was the first fiberglass motor yacht. The market soon demanded bigger boats, and so the Hatteras sportfishing fleet expanded, first to 50′ boats and later up to 90′ convertibles. Hatteras also began designing and producing a line of cruising yachts that now ranges from 63 to 110’+ in length.
For over 50 years, Hatteras has focused on building vessels with advanced hull designs and construction and optimized weight distribution.
Dean Anthony specializes in helping clients buy and sell used Hatteras for sale.
Buying Your Next Hatteras Yacht: Dean Anthony offers you the entire Hatteras MLS results, including listings of other yacht brokers, even used Hatteras yachts for sale in Europe and South America. You will find both used Hatteras Convertibles, Hatteras Motoryachts, and Hatteras Wide Body Yachts for sale. Denison can also assist with Hatteras financing options, including owner financing on Hatteras Yachts.
Selling Your Hatteras: Dean Anthony would love to help you sell your Hatteras! With a team of licensed yacht brokers worldwide, Dean Anthony is ready to provide your Hatteras with true national exposure. Dean Anthony’s comprehensive Hatteras email and web marketing programs will provide your Hatteras with global exposure in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia.
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