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Hatteras 56 Motor Yacht

Specifications

Name: 56 Motor Yacht
Length: 56'3"
Hull Type: Modified-V
Gross Weight: 74,000#
Fuel Capacity: 1,020 gals.
Model Years: 1980—1985
Draft: 4'11"
Beam: 18'2"
Water Capacity: 350 gals.
Waste Capacity: 210 gals.
Length w/ Pulpit: --
A classic twin-deck motor yacht perfect for cruising, entertaining or living aboard, the Hatteras 56 defined yachting luxury in the early 1980s. Heavily built on a solid fiberglass hull, a wide 18'2"" beam provides the interior volume of most 60-foot yachts. Below deck, the galley and dinette are down in the Hatteras 56 resulting in an expansive main deck area with the salon completely open to the wheelhouse. There are three staterooms and three heads on the lower level including a full-beam master with walkaround queen berth (or twin berths in early models) and ensuite head with tub/shower. The amidships VIP stateroom has twin berths, and the second guest stateroom (or crew quarters) is forward with over/under berths and private head access. Split walk-in engine rooms flank the corridor leading aft to the master stateroom, and a washer/dryer is located at the base of the companionway steps. Double doors open from the spacious salon to the semi-enclosed aft deck with hardtop and enclosure panels. Wing doors open to the wide side decks of the Hatteras 56. Topside, the flybridge has three helm chairs forward and facing settees aft. Cruise at 14–16 knots with Detroit 735hp 8V92TI diesels.

Overview

Maxi-volume 1980s motoryacht combines spacious twin-deck layout with comfortable ride, traditional Hatteras styling.

Features

Three-stateroom, three-head floorplan with galley, dinette down rivals bigger boats for space and comfort. Wheelhouse is open to salon providing near 360-degree helm visibility.

Comments

Semi-enclosed aft deck is large enough for serious entertaining activities. Split enginerooms provide excellent service access.

Performance

Cruise at 15-16 knots with 650hp Detroit diesels (about 18 knots top).