Hampton 680 Pilothouse

Boat Tests


Builder: Hampton

Model: 680 Pilothouse

Model Year: 2004

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 68’0”

Beam: 18’0”

Draft: 4’10”

Weight: 78,000 lbs.

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

Optional Power: 2/1,000-hp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,500 gal.

Water Capacity: 400 gal.


port and starboard aircraft-style pilothouse doors
Wesmar stabilizer
15-hp Sidepower bow thruster
Maxwell VWC 3500 windlass
2/Glendinning Cablemasters
27-kW Onan genset w/soundshield
Newmar 50-amp battery charger
3-kW Link 200 inverter w/remote panel
oil exchange system
37-inch LCD TV w/Bose Surround Sound system in saloon


15-hp Sidepower stern thruster
electronics package including KVH 4 satellite TV w/receivers and KVH satphone
CCTV system for engine room and aft deck
Panasonic KXTA 624 4-way phones throughout (SAT, cell, landline, intercom, w/auto switching)
Raymarine M1500 GPS/plotter w/monitors on upper and lower stations, RL-80 48 mile open-array radar
two-station ST8001 autopilot, ST-1260 depth, 2/L-760 color digital depthsounders, and 2/VHF radios
Interphase forward-looking sonar
satellite radio system
WSI weatherfax
Wi-Fi computer system w/ wireless keyboard
crew quarters w/separate head and shower
Twin Disc cockpit engine controls

This article originally appeared in the July 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.