On Sunday, July 12, let’s all plan to go boating.



Hatteras 54 Convertible

Boat Tests


Builder: Hatteras

Model: 54 Convertible

Model Year: 2003

Boat Type: Cruiser

Waterline length 46'0"

LOA: 54'0"

Beam: 17'3"

Draft: 4'2"

Weight: 63,347 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/800-hp 3406E Caterpillar diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,000-hp C18, 2/1,400-hp 3412E, or 2/1,550-hp C30 Caterpillar diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,250 gal.

Water Capacity: 180 gal.


17-kW Onan genset
insulated drink box on flying bridge
adjustable Murray Brothers helmsman and companion seats
Northstar 952XDC GPS/plotter
Icom VHF
Simrad AP22 autopilot and IS15 depth and speed indicators
central vacuum
bait and tackle center
double-size bait freezer
port and starboard stowage lockers
steel mounting plate for fighting chair
Glendinning Cablemaster
U-line ice maker in saloon
Amtico sole in galley


refrigerated cooler box
power-actuated flying-bridge console
4/Pompanette wing board rod holders
Murray Brothers fighting chair
full Pipewelders tower

This article originally appeared in the March 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.