Hatteras 40 Double Cabin


Name: 40 Double Cabin
Length: 40'10"
Hull Type: Modified-V
Gross Weight: --
Fuel Capacity: 359 gals.
Model Years: 1987—1996
Draft: 4’9”
Beam: 13’7”
Water Capacity: 110 gals.
Waste Capacity: 60 gals.
Length w/ Pulpit: --
A top-selling model for Hatteras, the 40 Double Cabin’s blend of modern styling and versatile accommodations set the standards for motoryachts her size for many years. The last of the so-called “small” Hatteras models, the 40 Double Cabin is built on a modified-V hull with a moderate 13'7"" beam, cored hullsides, and prop pockets to level the engines and reduce draft. For the first few years of production the galley-down teak interior featured an L-shaped sofa is to port in the salon with a serving counter to starboard overlooking the galley. The aft master stateroom includes a centerline queen bed, hanging locker, and ensuite head with shower. The interior was redesigned in 1990 with a salon dinette and wet bar, more open galley area, and enlarged bow stateroom with three bunks. Additional updates in 1990 included a new flybridge layout with a swept-back windscreen and forward helm station, and a full-height entry door to the salon. Also in the newer floorplan is a locker in the aft companionway for a washer/dryer. A lower helm station was optional. No lightweight, standard gas engines cruise at just 13–14 knots. Optional Cat 425hp diesels cruise 18–20 knots. Over 125 of these yachts were built.


Good-selling pocket motoryacht gets high marks for classic styling, comfortable accommodations, solid construction.


Surprising amount of interior space for a 40-footer. Highlights include full-beam master stateroom, well-appointed salon, large aft deck. Excellent fit and finish.


Flybridge redesigned in 1990 when helm was moved forward. Last of the “small” Hatteras motoryachts. Over 120 were built.


Cruise at 18 knots with Cat 340hp diesels (low 20s top).

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