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Shelanu 53' Hatteras Yacht Fish 1987

$ 199,000

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“Shelanu” is one of the last 53’ Hatteras Yachtfish Models built and has befitted from being used exclusively in the freshwater of the great lakes for the past 26 years. She has had some recent upgrades including have her bottom striped and redone with an epoxy bottom system and also some electronics upgraded. Her long-term owner has always kept her in a heated condo slip for the winter months making her very easy to view.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc.. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 199,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    Yacht Fish

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Harrison Township, Michigan, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 53 ft in
  • Display Length: 53 ft
  • Beam: 15' 10"
  • Yacht Category

    Motor Yachts

  • Water Capacity: 245 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 700 gals
  • Engine Details: Detroit Diesel 6V-92 TA
  • Engine 1: 2300.00 HRS 465.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 2300.00 HRS 465.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

Salon You enter this area from either port or starboard side decks thru large sliding doors or thru double doors centerline off of the aft deck. You will find it spacious with large opening windows with blinds and custom drapes. In the aft corners there are built-in cabinets with a refrigerator on one side and an icemaker & wet bar on the other. Forward there are leather couches and on centerline a 2 person raised helm seat atop the teak cabinet with a large RCA TV behind doors.

You have Excellent 360 degree visibility from this area

Aft of the salon you walk onto the covered aft deck, there is room for a few chairs, the teak tread stainless ladder to

the flybridge is to the starboard side. You pass thru Wing doors on both sides to continue forward to the large front

deck with built in bow seat, two mounted deck boxes with cushions atop. The Heavy Duty 32 volt Galleymaid

Windless is mounted on the factory fiberglass bow pulpit with a teak inlay. Delta style anchor is resting in the

stainless steel anchor chute and it is attached to a Heavy Duty Galvanized chain (It looks like it has never seen the

water and to be about 300’ long) . The handrails are varnished teak.

A six step Sea-Stairs is stored on mounts inside the starboard side weather boards. Amidship just forward of the

pilothouse doors on both sides are the 50 Amp electric hook-up as well as Cable TV & Dockside Water hook-ups.

The cockpit is accessed from the aft deck via a teak treaded stainless stairway, it features a transom door leading

out onto the factory fiberglass swim platform with the swing down stainless swim ladder. On the gunnels you will

find 4 Lee’s rod holders and Lee’s mounts for dingy Whip’s. There are 3 deck hatches to allow good access below.

This is where the spare propellers are stored.

The Galley is forward and down 5 steps from the salon/pilothouse.

This area features white Formica cupboards and counters with teak trim

2 Under counter Zub-Zero fridges/freezer’s

KitchenAid 4 burner glass top cooktop

Built-in GE profile Convection/ Microwave

GE Trash Compactor

Built-in Nutone Blender

Garbage Disposal

Dinette Table with seating for 4 – folds down to make berth

Varnished Teak parquet Flooring

Large opening windows on port and starboard sides

Abundant Cabinetry & Storage

Cruiseair AC Control


Electric Head

Pressure Water System


Water Heater

Queen island berth

En-suite bathroom with Galley-maid toilet, stall shower, vanity with molded-in sink, large Mirror and plenty of


Ample hanging lockers & Drawers

His & Her reading lights

Large opening window aft

Opening Port holes

Berber Carpeting

Cruiseair AC Contro

Standard size Lower Bed

Twin Upper bunk

Reading lights

Hanging locker & drawer storage

Opening port holes

Berber Carpeting

Cruiseair AC Control

Bathroom across the hall, also serves as the day head.

Galley-maid Toilet, stall shower, vanity with molded-in sink, large mirror and plenty of storage

Over/under beds

Hanging locker and drawer storage

Reading lights

En-suite bathroom with Galley-maid toilet, stall shower, vanity with molded-in sink, large mirror and plenty of


Whirlpool Stack Washer & Dryer in Cupboard

Berber Carpeting

Opening port holes, port and starboard

Overhead hatch with screen

Cruiseair AC Control

Access to anchor locker

The navigational electronics are laid out in a very functional order. In this area you will also find the Hatteras

Breaker panels behind doors and the Hatteras Alarm panel. The engine controls are reliable Morse cable controls,

the gauges are VDO, Steering is Hydraulic.

Icom IC-M125 VHF Marine Transceiver

Ray-line Searchlight controls

Windless On/Off Switch.

Chart Light

Windshield Wiper/Washer controls

New Simrad NSS8 Color Chartplotter With Aft Deck Camera

Anritsu Radar

Robertson AP300X Autopilot control

Danforth Compass in Stainless Binnacle

Tank Tender – Fuel, Water, Holding Tank Gauge

Ships Bell

This area is completely covered with custom Aluminum Arch/Hard Top Frame. The top has matching Vinyl laced to

it. There are two mounted Pompanette helm chairs with footrests and beach seating forward of the helm. The helm

pod has a custom raised pod to allow flush mounting of the electronics.

Aft of the accommodation area on the bridge is the custom built Aluminum Dingy mount with the 13’ Boston Whaler.

The 800lb Marquipt Low-profile Davit Allows the Whaler to be launched on the port side of the boat.

Anritsu Radar

Robertson Plotter (In-operable)

Robertson AP300X Autopilot

Icom IC-M123 VHF

Northstar 800 Loran C Navigator (In-operable)

Robertson – Dataline Speed / Depth

Windlass Control

Ray-line Searchlight Control

Chrome Airhorns

VDO Engine Gauges

Dingy Cover

Forward Seat Cover

Helm Cover

Mooring Cover

Pipe Frame On Bimini

The main Engine Rooms are separated by a hallway, each room has 2 large entrance doors and a removable

center panel. Access to the engines and all equipment is very good. The generator room is accessed via a large

hinged hatch in the galley floor.

20 KW Onan Generator (1310 Hours)

Racor Fuel Filter [Generator]

Shower Sump box

Bradford White 19 Gallon Hot Water Heater

GalleyMaid Freshwater Pump

Kidde Automatic Fire Tank

GalleyMaid Head Pump

LaMarche Constavolt 30amp Battery Charger

Fuel Tank Switching Valves

Glendening Engine Synchronizer

Newmar DC Power Converters

32 Volt DC Breaker Panels

Dual Racor Fuel Filters

Airswept Engine Air Filters

AC & DC Lighting

(4) Cruisair AC Compressors

Air Compressor Tank

Hydraulic pressure Tank

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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