1979 Hatteras 46 Sportfish

Top Shelf Used Boat For Sale | ID# 2768995

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Joe Green


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Top Shelf

46' Hatteras 1979

Hatteras 46 Sportfish 1979 For Sale in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina


Atlantic Beach, North Carolina


  • Length Overall: 46'
  • Beam: 15'
  • Maximum Draft: 4' 5"
  • Dry Weight:

Tank Capacities

  • Fuel: 680 gal
  • Water: 180 gal
  • Holding: 20 gal

Engine Information

  • Engine 1 : CAT 3176B - 600hp
  • Engine 2 : CAT 3176B - 600hp

General Description

Major rebuild both engines completed May 2020

46' Hatteras Sportfish is powered by twin 3176 600hp Caterpillar diesel engines. 25 hours since Major Rebuild

She has a very comfortable cruise of 21 knots at 1850 rpm burning approx 30 gallons per hour and can reach top speed of 30 knots.  She offers a 2 stateroom 2 head layout with a full galley located forward of the salon area on the starboard side.

In the Cockpit you will find a transom fish box large enough for the whole days catch along with two ice / fish boxes located forward in the cockpit along the aft salon bulkhead. You will also see an 80lb class Pompanette Teak fighting chair complete with foot rest and a 6 rod rocket launcher and rigging table.. Looking for well equipped..ready to go offshore fishing machine? Give me a call. Top Shelf is one you want to have on your must see list.


Walking up the the Top Shelf you will notice how large the cockpit is. She offer a cockpit that you will find in most 50+ boats. When you step on board you will see a 80lb class teak fighting chair along with a transom fish box as well as port and starboard tackle centers / ice and fish boxes.  Going forward thru the teak salon door you will find port and starboard l-shape seating with storage area underneath. Forward on the portside you will see the entertainment center area w/ flat screen tv, stereo system controls and plenty of storage drawers and cabinets. Moving forward going down 3 steps you will find her galley complete with full size Frigidaire refrigerator / freezer, microwave and plenty of storage drawers and cabinets to store all of your off shore needs.

  To port you will find her mid-ship master stateroom and private head w/ separate shower arrangements. just forward of the galley you will find the guest head w/ shower. Continuing forward there you will find an over / under bunk area for the crew as well as more storage compartments for all of the rest of your fishing equipment.
  • 2 Stateroom / / 2 Head Layout
  • Reverse Cycle Heating and Air Conditioning 
  • Full Galley
  • Large Salon with Plenty of Seating and Storage
  • Port and Starboard L-Shape Seating w/ Storage Underneath
  • Tackle Cabinets and Drawers
  • Portside Entertainment Center w/ Flat Screen TV
  • Engine Room Access Salon Floor
  • Frigidaire Refrigerator / Freezer
  • G.E. Profile Microwave
  • Solid Surface Counter Top w/ Molded in Galley Sink
  • Hot / Cold Water available at Sink
  • Storage Cabinets and Drawers Above and Below Counter Top
  • LED Overhead Lighting
  • Teak and Holly Flooring
Master Stateroom
  • Mid-Ship Master Stateroom
  • Queen Berth w/ Storage Underneath
  • Storage Cabinet and Drawers
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Control
  • Private Ensuite Head
  • Flat Screen TV
Master Head
  • Private Head located in Master Stateroom
  • Separate Shower Arrangements
  • Solid Surface Counter Top with Molded In Sink
  • Hot and Cold Water Available in Sink
  • Raritan Marine Head System
Guest Quarters
  • Over/ Under Single Bunk with Storage under Lower Bunk
  • Starboard Side Storage Compartment
  • Starboard Side Rod Storage Area
Guest Head
  • Solid Surface Counter Top w/ Molded in Sink
  • Hot / Cold Water Available at Sink
  • Hand Held Shower Arrangement
  • Storage Compartment under Counter Top
  • Raritan Marine Head System
Bridge Deck
  • Fiberglass Hard Top
  • 3 Sided Spray Enclosure
  • Sea-Dek Helm Deck Flooring
  • Starboard Bench Style Seating w/ Storage Underneath
  • Forward Bench Style Seating w/ Storage Underneath
  • Storage Compartment 
  • Center Helm Station w/ Hydraulic Assist Pop Up Electronics Box
  • Overhead Electronics Box
  • Single Lever Engine Controls
  • Caterpillar Engine Gauge Package
  • 4 Kenwood Stereo Speakers
  • Single Helm Chair
  • (2) Okuma Teaser Reels
  • Multi Color Overhead LED Lights
  • (2) Raymarine E-120 Hybrid Touch GPS / Plotter / Depth Sounder
  • Raymarine 48 Mile Radar
  • Simrad NSS7 GPS
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • (2) Icom IC-M506 VHF Radio
  • Compass
  • Helm Station Overhead Electronics Box
  • Satellite Weather and Radio
Deck and Cockpit
  • Bow Pulpit 
  • Anchor Windlass w/ Remote Foot Pedals
  • Triple Spreader Outriggers
  • Center Rigger
  • 4 Kenwood Stereo Speakers in Cockpit
  • Teak Cockpit
  • Transom Fish Box
  • Transom Door
  • Pompanette Teak Fighting Chair w/ Foot Rest
  • Fighting Chair Teak 6 Rod Rocket Launcher w/ Rigging Table
  • Under Gunnel Gaff Storage Port and Starboard 
  • Forward Cockpit Tackle Station w/ Ice / Fish Boxes
  • Spreader Lights
  • LED Under Gunnel Lighting
  • LED Lighting Bridge Deck Overhang
  • Raw Water Wash Down
  • Fresh water Wash Down
  • Electric Reel Outlets under Gunnels
  • Dredge Reel Outlets under Gunnels
  • 8 Flush Mounted Rod Holders in Gunnels (4 per side)
  • (2) 2 Rod Rod Holder Bridge Wings  ( 1 set per side)
  • 12 KW Generator w/ Vernalift Exhaust System
  • Sentry 12v 60A Battery Charger
  • Battery Selector Switches
  • 6 Batteries
  • Engine Room Camera
  • 50 Amp Shore Power
  • 50 amp Shore Power Cord
  • Cockpit Spreader Lights
  • 110v &12v Systems
  • Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Caterpillar Engine Gauge Package
  • 5 Bilge Pumps
  • 3 High Water Alarms
  • 3 Reverse Cycle Heating and Air Conditioning Units
  • Dripless Shaft Logs
  • Racor Fuel Filters
  • Anchor Windlass
  • Brass Engine and Generator Sea Water Intake Thru Hull Fittings
  • Fresh Water Wash Down in Engine Room
  • 2 1/4" Shafts
  • 5 Blade 32 x 44 props
  • Twin Disc Transmission 2.5 -1
Recent Service
March - June 2018:
  • Valves Adjusted Both Engines
  • Dripless Shaft Seals Replaced
  • Replaced Cutlass Bearings 
  • New After Coolers Both Engines
  • Replaced Rudder Bearings and Seals
  • Replaced Autopilot and Pump
  • Replaced All Batteries
  • New Raw Water Pump Starboard Engine
  • New Throttle Position Sensor Starboard Engine
  • New Turbo Starboard Engine
  • New Motor Mounts Both Engines
  • New Exhaust Tubes Both Engines
  • New 6 Gallon Stainless Water Heater
April - June 2019
  • Painted Entire Exterior Boat ( Alexseal )
  • Replaced Forward Air Conditioning Unit
  • Replaced Generator Alternator
  • Replaced Raw Water Impellers
  • New Raw Water Pump Generator
  • Removed, Cleaned and Tested After Coolers both Engines
  • Removed, Cleaned and Tested Heat Exchangers both Engines
  • Cleaned Gear Oil Coolers both Gears
  • New Engine Oil Cooler Starboard Engine
March - May 2020
  • Major Rebuilds both Engines  (25 Hours)
  • New Cutlass Bearings
  • New Struts
  • New Fresh Water Pump
  • Entire Engine Room Repainted
  • Fighting Chair Refinished
  • Cockpit Floor Repainted
  • New Fire Suppression in Engine Room
  • New Outriggers
Mechanical Service

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.