2002 Hatteras 55 Convertible

Orange Beach, AL


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Vessel Name: CRIPPLER
Manufacture: Hatteras
Country: US
Category: Sportfish
Model: 55 Convertible
Year: 2002


Length: 55 ft
Draft: 5.83 ft
Beam: 17.33 ft


Cabins: 3
Heads: 2


Cruising Speed: 30 kn
Max Speed: 34 kn
Number of engines: 2
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine year: 2002
Engine Hours: 2000
Fuel Capacity: 1320|gallon
Water Capacity: 200|gallon
Holding tank: 1

Maintained by an excellent full time crew, Crippler has been updated throughout her life with many upgrades in the last few years. Engine rebuilds, upgraded electronics and interior soft goods are some of the many recent upgrades. She has the very reliable CAT 3412’s, upgrade generator and an all Garmin electronics package. Services are up to date and she is ready for her next owner. Motivated seller.


Zorn Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Total Offshore Yacht Sales.

    Manufacturer Provided Description

    The Hatteras 55 Convertible, designed for the serious sportfishing enthusiast, provides excellent maneuverability, a smooth ride, and luxury amenities. With a sleek and contemporary exterior, the 55 offers a long list of standard features that are expected from a world-class sportfishing convertible. This three-stateroom, wide-beam boat features an expansive salon and dinette area with various arrangements designed to appeal to both the cruiser and the serious sportfisherman. The master and bow staterooms boast queen-size tapered berths with convenient under-berth storage and spacious heads. The 55’s flybridge comes complete with a pod-style helm console, an extended flybridge overhang, and power steering. For additional convenience, an optional tournament console featuring a power-actuated electronics console is also available. Fully equipped for a day of fishing, this 157-square-foot cockpit comes complete with a bait and tackle center actuated by foot pedals, a drop-in freezer, rod holders, an integrated transom fish box plumbed for an optional livewell, plus freshwater and seawater washdowns.


    The lower deck is entered via a stair with mirrored overhead. The spacious master stateroom is to port with angles, walk around queen berth with rope lighting beneath, cedar lined hanging lockers, cedar lined storage beneath the hinged berth top, a built in night stand with lamp and night stand on the starboard side, entertainment center with 20″ TV and AM/FM/CD stereo. The private ensuite head features and large stall shower mirrored cabinet over Corian counter and sink, freshwater Vacuflush toilet and opening hatch in the overhead. Forward in the bow is the VIP stateroom with queen berth, cedar lined hanging lockers, drawer storage, opening hatch overhead with privacy screen and wall mounters flat screen TV. To starboard, there is a  over under single berths in their on stateroom. Cedar lined, drawer and hanging locker storage complete the stateroom. Between the VIP and Bunk staterooms is a well equipped head with Freshwater Vacuflush toilet, Corian counter and sink, mirrored storage and a separate stall shower. All areas are well lit with LED lighting and DC emergency lighting. There is a stacked washer/ dryer unit behind a finished door in the companionway.


    • Air conditioner NEW in 2023
    • Carpeting
    • Removable padded panel headliner
    • Finished wood bulkheads
    • Fluted wood valances with 1″ wood blinds
    • Fixed frameless windows with tinted safety glass, fretting replaced 2023
    • Telephone outlet
    • NEW LED light fixtures 2021
    • AC duplex outlets
    • Electric panels
    • Stereo speakers
    • Entertainment center including 55″ TV with omni-directional antenna, VCR, AM/FM stereo receiver with CD player
    • New 2023 Custom L-shaped lounge with extra deep storage
    • Throw pillows
    • Polished 316 Stainless steel threshold at salon door
    • Smoke detectors

    Galley and Dinette

    • u-shaped honey wheat Avonite countertops with under mounted sink
    • Amtico vinyl strip flooring
    • Long pull out drawers behind maple doors
    • NEW Sharp Carousel convection/microwave 2020 covered by cabinet door
    • 4 burner Whirlpool glass cooktop, NEW 2020
    • Grohe sink fixtures
    • Sub-Zero drawer refrigeration (4 refrigerator drawers)
    • Removable padded panel headliner
    • Fluted Wood valances with 1” wood blinds
    • Fixed frameless windows with tinted safety glass
    • Storage cabinets made of finished wood
    • Garbage disposal
    • Custom U-shaped dinette. with storage under seat NEW Cushions 2023
    • Water level gauges
    • NEW LED light fixtures 2021
    • AC duplex outlets
    • Throw pillows

    Master Stateroom

    • NEW LED light fixtures 2021
    • Carpeting
    • Removable padded panel headliner
    • NEW Polyfoam mattress, spread, throw pillows, pillows, pillow shams, mattress pad, and sheet
    • Wood bulkheads/wallcovering
    • Fluted wood valance
    • Padded covering on hull-side
    • Queen-sized tapered berth with upholstered headboard and storage underneath via gas cylinders
    • Vinyl covering on berth base
    • Cedar-lined hanging locker with doors and automatic light
    • Nightstands with storage compartments
    • Dresser with drawers and mirror above
    • AC duplex outlets
    • DC AM/FM stereo receiver and CD player
    • 20″ TV/VCR combo with MATV outlet
    • Stereo speakers
    • Full-length mirror
    • Clear plexi-mirror (aft bulkhead)
    • Private access to head
    • Air conditioning disbursement through fluted valance
    • smoke detector
    • DC low voltage lights under berth

    Forward Stateroom

    • NEW LCD TV 2023
    • Carpeting
    • Removable padded panel headliner
    • Finished wood bulkheads/ wallcovering
    • Padded panels on hullside
    • Queen-sized tapered berth with upholstered headboard and storage underneath via gas cylinders
    • Upholstered berth base
    • NEW Polyfoam mattress, spread, throw pillows, pillows, pillow shams, mattress pad and sheets
    • Rope storage locker access
    • Cedar-lined hanging/storage lockers with automatic light
    • Screened overhead hatch with privacy cover
    • Overhead storage lockers, port and starboard
    • Nightstands, port and starboard
    • NEW LED light fixtures 2021
    • AC duplex outlets
    • Stereo speakers with volume control
    • Full-length mirror
    • Clear plexi-mirror (forward bulkhead)
    • Private access to head
    • smoke detector
    • Dc low voltage lights behind valance

    Guest Stateroom

    • Washer / Dryer
    • Carpeting
    • Removable padded panel headliner
    • Finished wood bulkheads/wallcovering
    • Padded vinyl covering on hull-side
    • Upper and lower berths with storage under lower berth
    • Upholstered berth bases
    • Polyfoam mattresses, spreads, throw pillows, pillows, pillow shams, mattress pads, and sheets
    • Storage alcove (upper berth)
    • Cedar-lined hanging locker with door and automatic light
    • Full-length mirror
    • AC and DC light fixtures
    • AC duplex outlet
    • Stereo speakers with volume control
    • Private access to head with foot stop

    Master and Guest Heads

    • Amtico vinyl strip flooring
    • Removable padded panel headliner
    • wallcovering
    • Solid surface countertops with solid surface backsplash, sidesplash, baseboards and integral sink over storage cabinet made of finished wood
    • Stall shower with door and automatic sump pump
    • Storage cabinet with mirror
    • Screened overhead ventilator hatch with privacy cover
    • Towel bar
    • NEW Raritan Freshwater toilets
    • Recirculating fan
    • NEW LED light fixtures
    • AC duplex outlet
    • Plexi mirror around upper cabinet
    • Air conditioning discharge


    • NEW Cockpit Padded Bolsters 2024
    • Molded fiberglass, 157 sq. ft.
    • Port and starboard hatches to lazarette and fuel tank connections
    • Scuppers in cockpit and cockpit hatches
    • Aluminum ladder to flybridge with acrylic steps
    • Coaming gate and transom door
    • Shoreline electrical inlet and retractable shore cord
    • Seawater and freshwater wash down outlets with quick disconnect
    • Shore water connection with pressure­ reducing valve
    • Deep storage tub plumbed for the Eskimo ice machine (starboard)
    • Bait and tackle center Electric Grill replaces the Sink, tackle drawers (port)
    • Double size bait freezer, drop-in (port)
    • Removable fish box with macerator, flush in deck
    • Molded-in transom fish box with Tuna Tubes
    • Door and hatch with lock to engine compartment
    • Steps with molded-in storage and door to deckhouse
    • Cockpit boarding step box
    • Overhead lights under flybridge overhang
    • Mounting plate laminated in deck for fighting chair
    • Telephone/CATV inlet
    • Rod holders, flush mount, set of 4


    • NEW Glendinning Controls with Bow thruster controls 2020
    • NEW Seat cushions 2023
    • NEW Helm Chair cushions 2023
    • NEW Garmin 8622 GPS
    • NEW Garmin vessel tracking
    • NEW Garmin Engine Display (Garmin 8616)
    • NEW teak pod for Garmin engine display
    • NEW Flybridge enclosure 2020
    • NEW VHF Antennas 2022
    • NEW Sat Dome 2019
    • SEA Dek decking
    • Freshwater Washdown
    • Molded fiberglass
    • Hydraulically operated electronics console
    • Two bench seats with vinyl-covered polyfoam cushions and storage underneath
    • Top loading insulated drink box
    • Rod storage space in port seat
    • Additional storage areas beneath athwartships seat and console
    • Welded aluminum rails and stanchions
    • Powder-coated grab rails
    • Control station with all necessary switches and dimmable lighted instrument panel
    • Engine synchronization control
    • Compass with dimmable light
    • Pod console with custom wheel and single lever clutch and throttle controls (electronic) with emergency back-up and trolling valve control switches
    • Hydraulic power-assisted steering
    • Pompanette Teak Helm and companion seat, both adjustable
    • Fuel level gauges
    • AC weatherproof receptacle
    • Stereo speakers with volume control
    • Custom Pipewelders Bridge and Rodholders 2008


    • AC fluorescent lights
    • DC lights
    • DC bilge blowers
    • Twin 1400hp CAT Marine diesel, freshwater-cooled main engines with marine gears, electric trolling valves, neutral interlocks, hour meters, alternators, fuel filters, external seawater strainers and exhaust silencers
    • Port engine Rebuilt in 2016, 2000 hrs
    • Stbd engine rebuilt in 2023 warranty until Nov. 2024 200 hrs
    • Heat Exchangers and After cooler cleaned 2022
    • Port engine valve check 2024
    • New ECM both engines
    • 21.5kW freshwater-cooled diesel generator Replace with 2015 model 4450 hrs, seawater strainer, remote start, hour meter, water lift muffler and sound enclosure
    • Fixed fire extinguishing system for engine compartment with automatic and remote manual controls, plus audible and visual discharge signals
    • NEW Headhunter Freshwater Pump
    • NEW Hot water heater
    • Water fill hose for engines and generator
    • Automatic, electric bilge pumps
    • Ball-valves on all underwater through hull fittings with electrical bonding throughout
    • U.L. approved fiberglass reinforced fuel tanks
    • Sewage holding tank plumbed from dockside pump out with audible alarm and display, as part of systems monitor
    • Fuel filter/water separator, generator
    • Duplex fuel filters/water separators with bypass manifold, engines
    • Oil changing system for engines, gear and generator
    • Steel braided fuel and steering lines
    • Fuel priming pumps
    • Fuel transfer system
    • Air conditioning compressors and pumps
    • Rubber deck mat between engines
    • Painted engine room, polyurethane

    Additional Information

    • NEW AC Pump 2023
    • NEW Bow thruster 2012, batteries replaced 2021
    • Custom AC manifold with flush
    • Davit 1000lb rebuilt in 2022, repaint 2023
    • Satellite TV Receiver
    • FCI 800 GPD Watermaker
    • Eskimo 600 lbs./day icemaker ungraded 2022
    • Underwater lights
    • Custom inlayed wood salon table with storage and high gloss finish
    • Custom dinette arrangement with custom u-shaped seating

    Exterior finish

    • Isophthalic gelcoat, interior layer, black
    • Isophthalic gelcoat, exterior layer, white
    • Blister-resistant vinyl ester resin in hull bottom skin coat
    • Topsides and superstrnctu.re, polyurethane coating
    • Polymer/copper based anti-fouling bottom paint
    • Boot stripe, polyurethane coating
    • Decks, non-skid surface, polyurethane paint with polymeric beads  

    Hardware and Misc

    • NEW Batteries 2022
    • NEW Gledinning Cablemaster and Shore Cord
    • NEW Cockpit freezer compressor
    • NEW Steering lines
    • Helm rebuilt
    • Steering Ram Rebuilt
    • NEW engineroom Security Cameras with remote access 
    • NEW Lumitec Underwater Lights 2022
    • Cockpit sunshade and Cover replaced 2021
    • 7 Blade Rolla Propeller Computer balanced and tuned 2021
    • Rudder Bearing Replaced 2019
    • All hardware chrome on brass or stainless steel
    • Fiberglass pulpit with stainless steel anchor chute and roller
    • Transom reboarding steps
    • Anchor, anchor line, and deck hawse pipe
    • Anchor cleat
    • Two stern cleats and hawse pipes
    • Four springline cleats with chafing strips
    • Bow cleats and chocks with chafing strips
    • Welded aluminum rails on bow, side-deck, and flybridge
    • Powder-coated grab rails on cabin side and flybridge interior
    • Aluminum flybridge ladder with acrylic steps
    • Fog bell
    • Zincs on rudders and shafts
    • Dual air/electric horns
    • Bow staff with pennant
    • Life ring
    • Life jackets (10)
    • Black braided nylon mooring lines (6)
    • Portable fire extinguishers
    • Trim tabs with zinc
    • Bronze struts
    • Bronze rudders
    • Propellers, Nibral high performance
    • Alloy 22 propeller shafts
    • Bronze dripless shaft and rudder seals
    • Central vacuum system
    • Prop puller

    Electrical System

    • Two 24-volt banks of heavy duty, 12-volt marine batteries
    • 240-volt automatic battery charger, 50/60 Hz
    • Battery paralleling system with switch at control console
    • Air conditioning with reverse-cycle heating
    • One 240-volt, 50 amp, fused transformer connected electrical inlet with cord
    • One 240-volt, 50 amp, transformer connected retractable shore cord with overcurrent protection
    • AC and DC light fixtures
    • AC duplex outlets
    • Battery control panel with fusing and isolation switches
    • DC distribution panel with magnetic circuit breakers and batte1y condition meter
    • DC distribution panel with magnetic circuit breakers (engine compartment)
    • DC electronics panel with magnetic circuit breakers (bridge)
    • AC distribution panel with magnetic circuit breakers
    • AC switching panel with voltmeter, amp meter, generator start/stop controls, and interlock selector breakers
    • Systems monitor with visual and audible signals for engine, high bilge water, fire warning in engine compartment, fire extinguisher discharge, AC power loss, smoke detectors, and 3/4 full holding tank monitor
    • Ground fault protection on AC receptacles and lighting circuits
    • Navigation lights
    • SSB radio ground screen laminated in cabin top
    • Telephone/CATV inlet
    • Telephone and CATV shoreline cords, one each
    • Omni-directional TV antenna

    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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