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1979 53 LRC Yachtfish

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Current Price199000.00 USD
LocationFort Lauderdale , FL , US
Hull MaterialFiberglass
LOA53 ft
Beam15.83 ft
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Count1
Engine Year
Fuel Capacity825 gallon
Max Speed18 kn

1979 53 LRC Yachtfish


1979 Hatteras 53 LRC Yachtfish


Providence is a truly unique 53’ Yachtfish with Long Range Cruising capability.  Hatteras quality, comfort, and style.  She benefits from consistent love throughout the years and many refits.  In 1994 she was fitted with NEW preferred 550hp 6V-92 Detroit Diesels.  Often used a long range cruiser.  For range and comfort, she can be cruised at 9 knots with a consumption of just 6 GPH making 1.5MPG.  She has been consistently loved and updated.  Ready explore all that paradise has to offer! 

She has been professionally outfitted to be completely self-sufficient.  Carrying 900 gallons of fuel, two generators, inverter system, and 25GPH water maker. While having all the electronics needed for long range cruising throughout the carrbiean and beyond.  TNT swim platform and tender lift, makes quick haul & launch of NEW AB tender while keeping her secure underway.  The platform also make for a great area to begin your SCUBA adventures. Updated galley with teak and holly floors!  Three comfortable staterooms with their own heads and showers.

Don't miss the opportunity to own a highly customized Hatteras!

Seller is moving up!



  • Bahamas Duty Paid for life of the vessel (stay in the Bahamas year around)
  • 1994 Detroit 550hp 6v-92 - fuel economy 1.5 GPH @ 9 knots
  • (2) Generators 8kW Phaser & 15kW Onan w/100 Amp Balmar Alternator
  • 25GPH watermaker
  • Inverter system (expandable upto a 1000 amp hours)
  • TNT hydraulic swim platform / tender lift
  • Tender - 2021 AB RIB w/ 30hp Suziki four stroke



Total Power: 1100 hp

Eco Cruise 9 knots @ 1100rpm 6gph 1.5 mpg

Max Speed: 18 knots


Beautiful three stateroom, three head, layout sleeps 6 comfortably. The master stateroom is aft with queen sized bed, private head and shower.  

Forward to port is the guest stateroom with a double berth, hanging locker, 30 bottle teak wine rack, and storage. Opposite is the guest head with stall shower.

Forward of the port and starboard engine rooms is the U-shaped galley to port and bench style dinette to starboard. 

Updated flooring in the companionway and all three heads. 

Forward of the galley is the second guest stateroom/crew quarters with stacked single berths and laundry to starboard, head to port. 

The main salon is five steps up from the galley where the fully appointed lower helm is open to the salon. 

Aft of the main salon is a comfortable aft deck with wing doors that leads to steps down into the large cockpit for easy access to all water activities.


The entire galley was remodeled in 2004 with Corian countertops and table, a ceramic stovetop, side-by-side refrigerator, and teak & holly flooring.

  • GE Sensor Convection/Microwave Oven
  • GE Dishwasher, New 2008
  • GE Whirlpool 22 cu/ft side-by-side refrigerator/freezer
  • Teka Italian 4 burner ceramic stove top with touch control
  • Corian countertops with integrated drain board
  • Corian dinette tabletop
  • Custom teak 50-bottle spice rack
  • Teak and holly flooring
  • Under Cabinet Halogen Lighting
  • Central Vacuum Cleaner
  • Burnt orange microsuede dinette, completely re-upholstered in 2008
  • Overhead teak rod holder
  • New Headliner - 2008
  • 4 Overhead 32 volt Halogen Lights - 2008
  • 5 Overhead 110 watt Halogen Lights with dimmer- 2008
  • Laundry:
  • Kenmore Washer & Dryer


  • Electric windlass
  • Anchor 100lbs CQR 300ft chain
  • Anchor 40lbs Fortress with 50 ft chain and 400 ft rope
  • Bow pulpit with rails
  • Side stanchions with lifelines
  • Fresh/salt water wash down system - bow & stern
  • Teak stairs leading to flybridge
  • Todd Deluxe Ladderback Helm Chairs on Flybridge, New 2008
  • TNT Tenderlift Custom Built Hydraulic Dinghy Lift/Swim Platform 2004


  • Custom Cockpit Cabinet 2004
  • Cockpit sole repainted 
  • Transom door
  • Magma Grill 
  • 4 Rod Holders


Twin generators, 3000 watt inverter, 10 AGM batteries, 8 eight volt batteries for engine start, Balmar Alternator.

  • 12/32/110/220 Volt Systems
  • 8 KW Phasor Generator
  • 15 KW Onan Generator w/100 Amp Balmar Alternator
  • Battery Charger 
  • 3000 watt Heart Interface Inverter w/ 140 amp charger New 2018
  • Xantrex Link 1000
  • Deep cycle AGM maintenance free batteries (Room for 10 AGM - 1000 amp hours)
  • (8) 8-Volt batteries for 32 volt system w/parallel switch New 2020
  • Shore power electric cable New 75ft heavy duty shore power cable 2023

Engines & Mechaincals

Yacht typically operates - 90% of the time as a displacement speed trawler at 9 knots, burning 6 GPH at 1100 RPM's - 1.5MPG. At this speed these engines should have a life expectancy of over 20,000 hrs. Engines run excellently. Late generation 6v-92's with "wet turbos" the newer style manifolds, walker air seps.

  • Walker Airseps
  • Glendenning Synchronizer
  • Hynautic Hydraulic Steering
  • Village Marine 25 GPH water maker with remote activation, New 2008
  • Water system filters
  • (4) AC compressors Just serviced one new unit installed
  • High density soundproofing
  • Air compressor
  • Water Heater, New 2008
  • Auto/manual bilge pumps
  • Aluminum diamond tread plate flooring, New 2008
  • Kobalt 7-drawer tool chest, New 2008
  • (6) Utility shelves
  • (2) Enclosed storage cabinets
  • Lectra-san heads (aft & amidhips), New 2008
  • Orion Marine Signal Kit
  • Spare props
  • Extra shaft



  • Garmin chart plotter
  • Sonar
  • Radar
  • Simrad AP16 Autopilot




  • Full length performance enhancing lifting rails added in 1994.
  • Awlgrip Paint from rubrail to waterline December 2002.
  • Upper helm station & decks repainted in 2006.
  • Marine grade carpeting - flybridge, aft deck and cockpit, New 2008
  • New portholes in forward cabin
  • Windshield wipers and arms, New 2008
  • Forward blackout screen, New 2008


A very unique and special classic Hatteras!  Loved throughout the years.  Numerous extras and upgrades everywhere you look.  Hatteras quality and super fuel efficient 8 knot cruising @ 1100 rpm burning 6gph making 1.3 MPG.  Or 16 knots when you need it!  Classic yacht style and ride with lots of modern upgrades.  TNT lift and tender.  If you're looking for extended cruising make sure this yacht is on your list!  She will not disappoint! 

-Whatever your needs are in your next boat, this one can accomplish it. She is a rare to find a vessel. 


Recent Services


  • heat exchangers cleaned and tested
  • new water pumps
  • new cooling system
  • zincs
  • new wiring in lazarette
  • oil changes
  • new seals on swim platform hydraulicsa
  • new AC condenser and service rest

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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