1965 Hatteras 34 Convertible

Bandit Used Boat For Sale | ID# 2768193

Listing Agent

Peter Morse


Get More Info


34' Hatteras 1965

Hatteras 34 Convertible 1965 For Sale in Beaufort, North Carolina


Beaufort, North Carolina


  • Length Overall: 34'
  • Beam: 12' 9"
  • Maximum Draft: 3' 2"
  • Dry Weight:

Tank Capacities

  • Fuel: 236 gal
  • Water:
  • Holding:

Engine Information

  • Engine 1 : Cummins 6BT 5.9 - 270hp
  • Engine 2 : Cummins 6BT 5.9 - 270hp

General Description

Boat just had both side windows replaced as part of a $10,000 refit that also included refinishing of teak cockpit deck, sanded and two coat bottom job, complete service of all machinery including zincs. Boat in top shape, needs nothing for safe fishing and cruising. A wonderful opportunity to acquire a true classic that has been totally refit.

2007-2008 complete renovation and re-power in Mystic, CT. 2014-2018 extensive 400 man hour cosmetic renewal. Ground all non-skid down to bare glass, 2 stage epoxy (Interlux Perfection) with 2 coats primer and 2 coats finish and non-skid additive. All other topsides faired and finished with multiple coats, single stage epoxy primer and Interlux Brightside. Salon repainted.

Last haul out replaced all zincs, bottom paint, installed galvanic isolator, upgraded rudder tie rod to modern stainless adjustable. Repacked rudder stocks. Engine valve lashing checked. All lubricants and coolant changed and new filters. Recent survey with all surveyor recommendations completed.

October 2018 completed a round trip cruise from NC to RI with engines going just over 1,000 hours and 1,000 hour service completed.

  • 2016 Extensive cosmetic upgrades
  • 2017 Engine and genset heat exchangers removed, cored, cleaned and new seals reinstalled. Coolants replaced.
  • 2018 Haul out for bottom repainting and service of rudder stocks. Installed new stainless rudder linkage and replaced rudder stock packings. New front and rear bilge pumps and switches. Galvanic isolator installed.
  • 2019 repainted salon interior. Completed Cummins 1000 hour engine service. Both primary and spare props retuned to permit optimum engine RPM @ WOT. Teak deck restored and over 120 bronze screws replaced and epoxy embedded teak plugs, sanded and resealed.
  • June 2020 haul out for replacement of salon side windows. This was a more than 10k refit. Dark gray tempered glass with custom hand-laud fiberglass frames. Epoxy embedding with foam cushions and 2 stage epoxy coating to match Hatteras colors. Work professionally done by Lookout Boat Window Frames of Morehead City, NC. Bottom Sanded and given 2 coats of Micron CSC, all zincs replaced and underwater metals treated with Petit antifouling spray.
  • July 2020 in prep for sale, engine oil & filters changed; genset and engine zincs replaced; fuel filters replaced and Racors serviced. All thru-hull screens cleaned. Bandit is turn key ready. 2018 survey (before improvements) available for viewing. 2018 Market value 95k!


This fine, older Hatteras 34 Convertible received a complete refit in 07-08. All major systems rewired and replaced. The new Cummins diesels sip fuel at a 19 knot cruise. The Northern Lights generator was serviced completely and new fuel tanks were fit.


Summer 2018 she saw a very successful cruise from NC to RI and return and the boat is in fine mechanical condition.

  • Twin Cummins matched to TwinDisc gears
  • Rewired and all electronics 2007 or newer
  • Autopilot, sonar, VHF, wide-array radar, GPS, chartplotter
  • NEW aluminum fuel tanks - twin 118 gal
  • Hardtop and enclosure custom made in Mystic, CT
  • 6kw Northern Lights genset
  • Inverter/dual chargers
  • Fire suppression system
  • Full galley with 3 burner stove, oven/broiler, microwave, sink, fridge/freezer
  • Electric head with sink and shower
  • V-Berth with comfortable, custom mattress
  • Hot water heater, washdown pump
  • Salon with twin fold-out couches with storage for spares, tools, etc
  • Imron hull
  • Many spares including spare props JUST TUNED
  • All new thru hulls, seacocks and plumbing
  • Well constructed joinery and finish
  • Teak brightwork in good condition
  • Well fit teak bulkheads
  • Cabinets, drawers, lockers, shelves finely fit
  • Teak finished paneled headliner
  • Hinged wood doors throughout
  • White painted wood sole
  • Wood blinds
  • V Berth
  • Electric head
  • Stand up shower
  • Digital A/C controls
  • Laminate countertops
  • Stainless sink basin
  • Summit full size fridge/freezer combo
  • Princess 3 burner stove
  • Rival microwave