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1978 Hatteras 37 Convertible Sportfish, New Enclosure - 37'

Year 1978
Length 37ft.
Price USD $50,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location Sandusky, OH, United States
Hull Material
Engine type Twin
Contact Information
Beam: 14 ft 0 in
Max Draft: 3 ft 3 in
Engine(s): Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 671n
Fuel: (330 Gallons)
Water: (135 Gallons)
Holding Tank: (60 Gallons)

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

LOA: 37 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 3 in
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 671n
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 671n
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Fresh Water Tanks: (135 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (330 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (60 Gallons)

  • 310 hp. J&T 671n Diesels-17 kts cruise
  • 2 staterooms
  • a/c, micro, oven, stove, refrigerator, freezer, ice maker,  flat screen tv's, nice stereo system
  • radar, GPS, hailer, depth, fish finder, auto pilot, glendining,
  • head with separate shower
  • 7.5 kw onan
  • tower/outriggers
  • new enclosure
  • updated interior, all original interior wood
  • swim platform, cockpit door
  • includes all equipment

Spec.  information for 37’ Hatteras

Current owner for 12 years

Boat was purchased in 2001 in Miami Fla. And has been on Lake Erie since

Boat had lower station from factory, it was removed, all gauges/switches  were relocated in salon for maint. Custom Breakfast counter installed

Custom Storage Boxes installed 2010 (in salon for TV/Micro

Boat had bottom completely stripped, barrier coated and painted in 2009

(qty 4) cutlass bearings new 2011

Boat has complete manual with blue prints for all systems


Boat Description


   Speed-                                   Cruise 17 knts., Max 21 knts.

v  Fuel Tanks-                           (qty 2) 165 gallon ea.

v  Water-                                    140 gallons

v  Holding-                                 Yes

v  Builder-                                  Hatteras

v  Type-                                      Sport Fish

v  Length-                                  37’

v  Beam-                                                14’

v  Draft-                                      39”

v  Year-                                      1978

v  Weight-                                 30,000 lbs.

v  Construction-                                    Fiberglass


Engine Description

v  Manufacturer-                       Detroit Diesel (J&T)

v  Type-                                      Diesel

v  Qty-                                         Twin

v  Horse Power (ea)-                310 hp. (ea)

v  Propulsion-                           Straight Inboard

v  Engine Hours-                      Port                             Stbd.

v  Engine Model #-                  671N

v  Engine Manufacture-          1978

v  Engine Serial # port-          

v  Engine Serial # Stbd-

v  Port engine had broken piston ring in 2003

Head was sent off for valve job

Re-sleaved with new pistons and bearings

v  Port  engine had new oil pan and gasket installed 2011        

v  Both engines fire up easily with no smoke/no block heaters

v  Stbd. Engine has some smoke when starting at below 40 deg.f.

v  Stbd. Starter new 2010

v  Boat Burns 25 gallons per hour at 17 kts. Cruise

Electrical Description

v  Batteries (qty)-                      2 (8D) (New 2010)

v  Amp Hours-

v  Auto Battery Charger-         Xantrex, 40 amp, (New 2010)

v  Electrical System (AC)-       220

v  Dockside Power-                  (qty 2) 30 amp.

  • Cables-                      (qty 4)

v  Electrical System (DC)-      12V

v  Parallel Switch-                    (qty 2)

v  Generator-                             7.5 Onan (diesel)

v  Generator Hours-                


Deck Equipment

v  Anchor-                                  Yes

  • Line length-             

v  Bow Pulpit-                           Yes, with Rails

v  Deck Material-                      Fiberglass

v  Dock Lines-                           (qty 8)

v  Navigation Lights-               Yes

v  Windshield Wipers-             (qty 3)

v  Swim Platform-                    Fiberglass

v  Flare Kit-                                (qty 2)

v  Windlass-                              Ideal (removed for reconditioning 2012)

v  Deck Wash Down-              Salt Water

v  Fenders-                                (qty 6)

v  Search Light-                                    AFI, remote

v  Boarding Ladder-                 n/a

v  Coast Guard PFD’s-            (qty 10)

v  Covers & Curtains-              4 sided Bridge Enclosure (New 2011)

Cockpit Cover (new 2011)

Fishing Equipment

v  Bait Freezer-                         No, has location to install/with electricity

v  Out riggers-                           Rupp, Double Spreader

v  Half Tower-                           Yes

v  Transom Door-                     Yes


v  V-Bunks-                               Yes

v  Side Stateroom-                   Yes-Over/under berths

v  Convertible settee-              Yes opens to double

v  Head-                                     One Head with walk in shower

v  Carpeting-                             Through out (new 2010)

v  Blinds-                                   Salon-New 2009 Custom metal

v  Curtains-                               Staterooms

v  Cushions-                             State rooms (yes)

Salon, (New 2008)

v  Helm Seats-                          (qty 2) New 2006)

v  Head Room-                         6’6” throughout


v  Galley Location-                   UP

New Laminates (2007)

v  Stove Manufacturer-           (1978) With Oven, 3 burner

v  Micro Wave-                          Yes (new 2010)

v  Refrigerator-                          (1978)

v  Water System-                      12 V Pressure (new 2007)


v  Water Heater-                       New (2008)

Electronics & Navigation

v  Compass-                              Yes

v  Auto Pilot-                             Yes

v  Depth Sounder-                   Yes

v  Radar-                                    Yes raetheon XX

v  VHF-                                       Yes

v  Stereo-                                   Yes-Pioneer

Infinity amps

Infinity and bose speakers

v  Televisions-                          Built-in Flat Screen in salon (new 2010)

Flat Screen v-bunks (new 2007)

Mechanical Equipment

v  Air Conditioners-                  (qty 2) Cruise air (1 new 2009) (1 reconditioned 2008)

Cooling Pump (New 2008)

v  Bilge Blowers-                      (qty 2)

v  Bilge Pumps-                                    (qty 4, 2 new  2010) Automatic

v  Engine Alarm-                      Yes-Hatteras

v  Engine shut down-              Yes-manual

v  Fire Extinguishing system-            Yes Co2

v  Fresh Water Cooling-          Yes

v  Fuel Filters-                           (qty 2) Racor

v  Fuel shut off valves-                       yes

v  Heads-                                   (qty 1) Raritan

v  Holding Tank-                       60 gallons

v  Extra Propellers-                  (qty 2)

v  Steering-                                Hydraulic

v  Synchronizer-                       Glendining   

v  Trim Tabs-                             Yes

v  Transmissions-                    Twin Disc.

Stbd. Unit factory reconditioned 2005

Main Bearing seals replaced while removed (engine)

v  Throttle/shift Cables-           Replaced 2011

v  Propellers prop-scaned      2010

v  Swim Platform installed     2011 (factory Hatteras platform)


This 37' Hatteras 37 Sportfish 1978 is located in Sandusky, Ohio. Very nice condition, complete new enclosure and cockpit cover 2011, hard top  with half tower, out riggers. Vintage convertible with classic Hatteras styling bridges the gap between tournament-grade fishing boat, luxurious family cruiser. Two-stateroom interior with salon galley boasts solid teak paneling, quality hardware and furnishings. Cockpit is large enough for full-size fighting chair. Bow pulpit, transom door.

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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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