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Exclusive: Hatteras 68 Convertible By Richard Thiel — March 2005

Civil Engineering


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Base price: not available
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
Standard equipment: 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

Length overall: 68'6"
Beam: 21'6"
Draft: 5'3"
Weight (dry): 126,500 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 2,100 gal.
Water capacity: 400 gal.
Test engines: 2/1,800-hp Caterpillar C32 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF/4.0:1
Props: 48x85 7-blade nibral
Steering: Teleflex, power-assist
Controls: Caterpillar electronic w/Mathers levers
Optional equipment on test boat: A/C outlets on flying bridge 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
Price as tested: not available

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

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