Hatteras 68C

Boat Tests


Builder: Hatteras

Model: 68C

Model Year: 2005

Boat Type: Megayacht (> 80')

LOA: 68'6"

Beam: 21'6"

Draft: 5'3"

Weight: 126,500 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/1,550-hp Caterpillar C30 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,650-hp Caterpillar C32, 2/1,800-hp Caterpillar C32 ACERT, or 2/1,800- or 2,000-hp MTU 16V 2000 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 2,100 gal.

Water Capacity: 400 gal.


computer-controlled Ethernet monitoring system
Northstar 952XDC GPS/plotter
Icom VHF
Simrad AP26 and IS15 depth/speed indicator
2/21.5-kW Onan gensets
variable-speed engine room air-induction system
9/bilge/sump pumps
compressed-air system
automatic battery paralleling system
electric fuel priming and fuel transfer
2,500-lb.-capacity windlass
prop removal tool
Glendinning Cablemaster w/wireless remote
computer work station in saloon
4.6-cu.-ft. freezer in utility room
transom door
fighting-chair reinforcement
4/rod holders


A/C outlets on flyingbridge and cockpit overhang
Eskimo ice machine
third Sub-Zero unit
full tower
Rupp 'riggers
pneumatic sliding saloon door
Pompanette fighting chair
Carolina Edition package, including teak mezzanine and cockpit decks and covering boards plus Palm Beach-style helm pod

This article originally appeared in the March 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.