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False Economy
52' Hatteras 52 Convertible 1984

$ 147,500

False Economy is a Hatteras 52' 52 Convertible listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Mike Kutrybala. Mike can be reached at 1-561-310-7600 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Sport Fishing and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.


Re powered with 820hp 10 Cylinder MAN engines.
Heavy duty ZF 165 Gears installed at re power.
Original owner and has been babied since new.
She is one of the most extensive equipped fishing boats you will ever find in this price range
Please take the time to look over the "Key Features" and photos in the listing and you decide.
The bottom was recently serviced and new batteries have been installed.
This is a lot of boat for the money and ready to be enjoyed by her next owner.


  • Price: $ 147,500
  • Days on Market: 722
  • Builder: Hatteras
  • Model: 52 Convertible
  • Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 52 ft in
  • Display Length: 52 ft
  • Beam: 16' 4"
  • Category: Sport Fishing
  • Water Capacity: 185 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 1065 gals
  • Engine Details: MAN 10 Cyl.
  • Engine 1: 1995 4150.00 HRS 820.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1995 4150.00 HRS 820.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Original owner since new
  • Picked up by owner at factory stripped, and taken to Rybovich to be rigged 
  • Rybovich full Tower, and riggers including center rigger
  • Rybovich full size fighting chair in perfect condition in Cockpit  Rybovich helm chairs (2) on bridge with custom foot rests
  • Repowered in 1996 with 820hp 10 Cylinder MAN’s. (Not the 8 Cylinder engines) More longevity
  • Mated with German 165 ZF Transmissions rated at 1275hp (rated at nearly twice the horse power)  
  • Both the engines and transmission are still in production
  • Panish custom engine controls at helm
  • Mechanical gauges in engine room
  • Oil changed every 100 hours or next destination
  • Factory C02 Fire system, PLUS additional manual Halon back up fire system
  • Fuel Polishing system (Debugger)  
  • Dual Racor fuel filter system  Newer Custom “Marine Exhaust Systems” Exhaust 12’ 6” long for quiet operation
  • Custom floor hatches for access to outboard engines
  • Emergency Crash Pump System in Bilge
  • Additional manual activated bilge pump in aft bilge on its own circuit breaker
  • Custom waterproof air intake system allows more air and no salt water into engine room
  • Custom chines added for better lift while running, and while in following seas (SEE PHOTOS)
  • Spare full length propeller shaft
  • Spare props
  • Custom Aluminum Bow Rail
  • Upgraded Windlass with plow anchor and 300 feet of polished stainless steel chain and 600 feet of line
  • Additional Fortress Anchor
  • 1500 lb. custom newer davit on bow (Lay Down)
  • Custom painted wood framed windows in salon (Not aluminum)
  • Water maker
  • Trolling valves on bridge
  • 32 volts and 12-volt battery chargers
  • 8 Batteries for 32-volt system
  • 1-12-volt battery
  • 20 kw generator with CUSTOM lead blanketed removable cover (quieter than boxes)
  • Custom generator exhaust system routed through transom (not out hull side)
  • Newer A/C compressors (4) for salon and staterooms
  • Custom A/C and Heat on bridge with two 16,000 BTU compressors (32,000 BTU Total)
  • Custom large navigation Port & Stbd lights added that are found on 75’ ships
  • Emergency strobe light located on tower
  • ADF on VHF frequency (Auto Direction Finder) commercial grade found on ships
  • Furuno 72-mile radar open array 12.5kw
  • Furuno 98-mile radar open array 25kw
  • EPRIB (2) automatic
  • Single side band radio (2) 300kw SEA
  • SAT Phone
  • Northstar 962 GPS Plotter
  • Northstar 951 GPS Plotter
  • Garmin 5212 touch GPS Plotter
  • Furuno depth recorders (2)
  • VHF Radios (4)
  • Simrad AP-26 Auto Pilot
  • Floscans
  • Life preservers with lighting
  • AIS system (required on boats 75’ or larger) 
  • Sirius AM/FM radio with Weather (2 separate units)
  • Custom Computer Plotter System with Sirius weather.
  • Sunscreen panels for complete inside bridge area.
  • Fully Enclosed bridge area (Strata Glass)
  • Dedicated separate 12v battery w/charger on bridge w/safety switch for backup emergency
  • Cockpit cover
  • Cradle for 13’Boston whaler or similar.
  • 7 heavy duty rod holders
  • Vacu flush head system
  • 110v outlet in cockpit
  • Port cockpit fridge or freezer
  • 7 custom Halogen spot lights mounted in various locations (700.00 each)
  • New hot water tank (2014)
  • Recently had complete engine service (zero hours on all oil and filters)
  • Abundant custom storage throughout salon and staterooms
  • Very extensive spare parts inventory for all systems
  • Port engine hours 4000
  • Stbd engine hours 4131
  • 12kw generator hours 4593
  • 25kw generator hours 2282
  • Fresh Bottom Paint 
  • NOTE: at least 75% of the hours were at 10-12 knots or less**** 
    **** 1000-mile range at 8 knots**** 
    **** Burns approx. 48 gallons per hour at 18 knots**** 
    **** This list is in addition to other installed equipment. ****

Tender is not included.

* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.





Our Hatteras listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 52' 52 Convertible. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Mike Kutrybala who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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