1978 Hatteras 53 Aft Cabin

ID# 4098671

Ask A Question



Yacht Overview

Make: Hatteras

Model: 53 Aft Cabin

Year: 1978

Length: 53′

Located In: Charleston, SC

Engine/Fuel Type:

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8910780



New upper and lower helm pumps and freshwater heads in 2022

2 New aft deck ACs

Roof of aft deck fully reconditioned in 2023

New galley Frigidaire 2022

All new 8v batteries and new battery charger in 2022

New bridge console cover and helm seat covers in 2022

New bottom job

Fresh wax from waterline up

Many other new upgrades!


The open layout makes her perfect to live aboard! The owner has extensive marine background and purchased from a yacht broker who owned her before. 


With the French doors opening to the aft deck and the wing doors port and starboard, the aft deck becomes an open-air porch or enclosed area extending the saloon.

The layout of the 53 Motor yacht with 3 cabins, 3 heads with 3 stalls showers, large galley with dinette full size home style refrigerator and three separate cabins on the lower lever affords the Captain and crew comfort and privacy.

The quality for the Hatteras is world renown, the innovative and timeless design of the 53 Motor yacht has proved to be the favorite of many yachtsmen and women worldwide.


Full Specs

Boat Name

Doc Sider


LOA: 53
Beam: 15.83 ft
Maximum Draft: 4 ft
Displacement: 66,000 lb


Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 8V71 TI
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 425|horsepower

Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 8V71 TI
Engine Power: 425|horsepower


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (250 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (550 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3

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.

This boat may not be listed by Massey Yacht Sales & Service and may be listed by another brokerage company. This listing is made available as a courtesy to those visiting our website.

The advertising broker is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.