~Hatteras Yachts is pleased to announce an exciting new product that solidifies this legendary boat builder's position as the industry leader in high-tech sportfish design. Featuring a mezzanine cockpit, lightweight construction, tumblehome curvature in the hullsides and an exciting new tournament edition option, the Hatteras 60 Convertible is unlike any production boat in the marketplace today.
From the beginning of this model's design process, the Hatteras product development team has focused squarely on performance and fishability as top priorities. As such, the new 60 Convertible represents a paradigm shift for the company. Built in Hatteras' new facility in Swansboro, North Carolina, the 60 will be one of the only fiberglass production boats to feature tumblehome in the hullsides. It will also be the first Hatteras to feature a completely resin-infused hull, rather than one built up of layers of hand-laid fiberglass. The automated resin-infusion process produces a more uniform hull thickness from one hull to the next, as well as the most ideal glass-to-resin ratio. This one-two punch produces a boat that weighs significantly less because of the lowered resin content, while providing a more precise fit of bulkheads, stringers and other components for increased strength and durability.
For the hard-core fishermen, the Hatteras 60 will also be available in a 60GT TOURNAMENT EDITION. This three-stateroom two-head package includes an engine upgrade to 1,800 hp, custom hull color and a wraparound windshield styling element. Owners of the GT TOURNAMENT EDITION will achieve a top end of 40 knots and a cruise of 35+ knots at 2000 rpm. Combine this performance package with custom bow rails and optional Carolina Edition teak package, and you'll have a boat that will sit proud at any tournament.
Draft: 4 ft. 9 in.
Beam: 19 ft. 0 in.
Fuel tank capacity: 1800
Water tank capacity: 200
The 60 Convertible's cockpit benefits greatly from the boat's wide 19-foot beam, as well as a raised mezzanine level that offers cushioned seating for improved visibility aft.
The standard arrangement on the upper mezzanine deck includes a freezer outboard next to the centerline engine room access. Just behind the bridge ladder to starboard are two tackle drawers hidden behind a drop-down door. On the lower mezzanine level, a single large icebox to port is sized perfectly to house a professional-grade bait tray. To port is a large ice collection bin. Within the radius steps you'll find a large refrigerated drink box and wet storage compartments for mop heads and chamois. Two massive fish boxes are located longitudinally in the cockpit sole. The cockpit is finished to the highest level, thanks to side cockpit scuppers that drain through the quarter-fenders and curved doors that hide the twin 50-amp inlets and quick disconnects for fresh and saltwater wash-downs. The engine room features a similar attention to detail, thanks to its clean layout and faired surface for a true wipe-and-go finish.
On the bridge, a large console features a pod-style helm with an actuated console to keep electronics safe from the elements when not in use. Just forward of the console is an insulated drink cooler as well as an optional freezer. Ample rod storage is available beneath the forward and starboard lounge seats. Murray Products Sea 19 teak helm chairs are standard, as is an electronics suite including Northstar 6000i GPS/plotter, Icom VHF, Simrad AP26 autopilot, and Simrad IS15 depth and temp indicator. A stereo with CD player provides entertainment. In addition, as a part of its standard safety equipment, Hatteras provides a back-up control system beneath the helm should an emergency arise.
The new 60 Convertible features a luxurious salon with a comfortable L-shaped sofa with rod storage beneath, as well as an entertainment center with 42-inch plasma TV. Genuine wood veneers in either a high-gloss or satin finish provide a warm environment, complemented perfectly by any of the 15 standard décor schemes available from Hatteras' in-house design team. To provide convenience for the crew, the electrical distribution panel is located just inside the sliding door, easily accessed from the cockpit.
The galley features two under-counter Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer units, with a third unit available as an option. A four-burner ceramic cooktop and microwave/convection oven provide plenty of food preparation options, while deep storage drawers in the galley's fascia offer an abundance of space. Amtico strip flooring and solid-surface countertops and backsplashes give the galley an elegant look with long-lasting durability. To starboard, a large dinette features an L-shaped lounge with storage underneath. The dining table features a solid-surface top with decorative pedestal.
Belowdecks, the 60 is configured with three staterooms and two private heads, providing for ample storage for the rugged sportfishing enthusiast. Overnight tournament fishermen will appreciate the optional bow stateroom that utilizes crisscrossing bunks to maximize sleeping capacity in this 3/2 arrangement. Those who value added interior amenities can opt for a more traditional three-stateroom three-head arrangement. A four-stateroom layout is also available.
The athwartship master stateroom is equipped with an oversized queen berth and a 20-inch LCD TV. Nightstands on either side provide storage, as does a full dresser forward of the stateroom. Twin cedar-lined hanging lockers are accessible aft of the stateroom and provide additional sound insulation from the engine room. The master head features a fiberglass stall shower, Amtico strip flooring and solid-surface countertops and backsplashes.
The bow stateroom, similar to other Hatteras models, features a walk-around queen berth with cedar-lined storage beneath and an optional 20-inch LCD TV for entertaining. Storage is abundant with twin cedar-lined hanging lockers, drawers and optional cabinets in the hullsides.
The starboard stateroom features twin over/under berths with storage beneath. The standard arrangement provides for maximized storage below the upper berth as well as twin lockers outboard, which can be used as a rod locker or bulk storage for long trips.
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