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  • Yacht Details 53' Hatteras 1987
  • Location Harrison Township, MI
  • Engines Detroit
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedOct 27, 2020
  • Asking Price$239,900
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Shelanu Yacht Description

“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.

Owner is now getting out of boating and will consider all offers

This would be an Excellent Choice for “The Great Loop”

2020 Heated Winter Storage Included

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  • Make Detroit
  • Model 6V-92 TA
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 2300
  • Type
  • Drive Type


Denison Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc..

Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. A yacht buyer should instruct his yacht broker, or his boat surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


  • Beam: 15' 10''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 4'
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 700|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 245|gallon
  • Holding: 1 x 125|gallon
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 3


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.

Deck / Cockpit

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

Aft Master Stateroom

Queen island berth
En-suite bathroom with Galley-maid toilet, stall shower, vanity with molded-in sink, large Mirror and plenty of storage
Ample hanging lockers & Drawers
His & Her reading lights
Large opening window aft
Opening Port holes
Berber Carpeting
Cruiseair AC Control

Mid Guest Stateroom

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

Forward Guest Stateroom

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 storage
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

Lower Helm / Electronics

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.

Bridge Electronics

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

Engine / Generator Rooms

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

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