ILLUMINATION is an exceptional Hatteras 80’ with the desired open bridge arrangement and engine warranties thru December 2015. Her knowledgeable owner and experienced crew have kept her in perfect condition for her next owner, and simply she needs nothing.
RECENT UPGRADES INCLUDE; 3rd night generator, Awlgrip superstructure paint November 2013, teak decks added to fly bridge in 2013.
This stunning Hatteras 80 was not commissioned until December 2005, she may be considered by many a 2006 yacht, and she shows like one!
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ILLUMINATION is an exceptional Hatteras 80’ with the desired open bridge arrangement and engine warranties thru November 2014. Her knowledgeable owner and experienced crew have kept her in perfect condition for her next owner, and simply she needs nothing.
Originally commissioned by Hatteras in November of 2005, Illumination is essentially a 2006 yacht based on usage.
Teak decks were installed on the Fly Bridge and Boat deck areas in 2012, providing an elegance and visually appealing enhancement over the standard decks. $117,000 Invested
In 2012, an 11KW night generator was installed to allow for quieter night operation with the lower evening electrical demands, with superb fuel consumption and the added benfit of lower hours on the main generators. Upgrade of $55,000
A second water-maker was added in 2012 creating redundancy for your Bahamas cruising! Upgrade cost $42,000!
The yacht was brought up to Marshall Islands charter standards in 2012, adding stern rails to the boat deck and required safety manuals and updates. This upgrade alone was $33,000.
Engine warranty until 11/2014 that can be extended to 11/2015
Garmin 7215 15" GPS screens installed on both Pilothouse and Fly bridge
Dual 15" Furuno screens on both Pilothouse and Fly bridge
AIS System at both locations. This complete Electronics upgrades cost a total of $75,000
3 new Helm chairs in polished stainless steel on Fly bridge 2012
Dual fuel transfer pumps installed 2012
Premium Commercial professional grad gas grill installed on Fly bridge 1/2012 allowing proper cooking if the wind is blowing, for $28,000
Venturi wind deflector installed on Fly bridge 2012, providing deflection of wind and rain, making the fly bridge considerably more comfortable.
Full width bench seating with cushions and storage installed on boat deck aft 2013
Additional freezer installed 2013
LED lighting was added in 2013 to reduce energy consumption and heat, for $3,000
New 70 hp tender motor installed 2012, $14,000.
New carpet installed in November 2013 at a cost of $6,000
Awlgrip paint job from the rub rail to the radar arches, and TV antennas, including the transom was competed in November 2013. She shows like a new yacht! $92,000 invested in paint.
Illumination has consistently been cruised in the 9-10 knot speed range, extending the life of the engines, given that Caterpillar notes engine life is dependent on the amount of fuel consumed rather than engine hours.
The total upgrades to this stunning yacht in 2012-2013, that comparable yachts cannot offer is in excess of $465,000.
Four private staterooms in the owners party, with two separate crew staterooms. The interior offers an elegant classic Cherry décor with beautiful blue pearl granite, custom designed wood valances with air conditioning dispersed through the valances are through-out the yacht.
The Main Salon is entered from the aft deck by double slide stainless framed glass doors, opening to a beautiful curved sunken bar and comfortable seating to the starboard side. Full wet bar with refrigerator an icemaker. Opposite is the elegant seating area with a beautiful dark blue leather sofa, two complementary arm chairs, coffee table, end tables and lamps.
Continuing forward one comes to the formal dining area for six, cherry glass fronted lighted cabinet and great view from the starboard salon windows.
The Galley is just opposite with tremendous storage and counter spaces, featuring a teak trimmed Sub-Zero refrigerator, whirlpool appliances stove and oven, dishwasher, and blue pearl marble counter tops.
Further forward, up two steps is the Pilot house with a day head. A curved stair case leads to the flybridge, while two settees with small tables allow plenty of seating room for guests. The helm station is a true full helm with all the latest marine electronic, with two adjustable Tracy helm chairs. Pantograph doors with locks are on both port and starboard for easy access to the fore deck.
The aft deck has a delightful teak table with matching teak chairs that offers dining suitable for eight. A door on the port side provides access to the crew staterooms and the engine room.
Swim platform access is on both port and starboard with graceful curving stairs. Additional access to the crew area and engine room is thru a water tight door off the swim platform.
MASTER SUITE, is accessed from the lower foyer and full beam with double teak doors. The suite has the desire his and her bath arrangement, which is accessed from either side of the Island King bed. Cedar lined storage and drawers beneath are accessed via a pneumatic lift. Three large oval port lights on both sides of the stateroom offer a superb view from the master bed.
The luxurious VIP Stateroom is located forward and to port with an island queen bed, custom HMC mattress, cedar lined drawers, pneumatic lift storage under the berth, and large ensuite head with stall shower.
Continuing forward is the spacious bow VIP suite with island queen bed, custom mattress, under berth storage, cedar lined drawers and hanging locker. Large ensuite head with stall shower.
The fourth stateroom is located across from the VIP, with upper and lower berths set at ninety degrees to each other and very spacious. Private ensuite head with stall shower.
Captains and crew cabins are aft of the engine room, accessed either from the aft deck or via swim platform by watertight Pacific Coast door. The Captains cabin has an island queen bed. A Large head with stall shower is located opposite this cabin. A second washer and dryer are located in the crew quarters.
The open flybridge has a full array of electronics and three new Llbroc helm chairs. This area has a custom Pipewelders hardtop. A three sided enclosure is used to ensure comfortable cruising. Aft of the helm you'll find a bar, which houses a separate icemaker and refrigerator with three bar stools on polished stainless bases.
Customized twin lounges provide seating and dining with custom cocktail tables with polished stainless steel bases.
Custom Pipewelders hardtop, with custom light soffit, with EZ2CY enclosure and molded hatch to access the top of the hardtop and for ventilation.
Freshwater sprayers for flybridge windshield
CUSTOM L-shaped lounge with storage, port and starboard
Solid surface tables with stainless-steel pedestals
Three new (2012) Llbroc helm chairs with covers
Forward helm station with full duplicate of all Pilothouse nav instruments
Bar with sink, refrigerator, freezer, icemaker and storage
Covers for all seating
42’ LCD TV-Salon
32” LCD TV-Master
AM/FM with DVD player - In all staterooms except twin, only AM/FM
20” LCD guest staterooms
Bose surround sound system
The Pilothouse and Flybridge electronics are duplicated in each location. The original electronics were updated and for the most part changed in January 2010.
Dual Furuno 15” displays, running Furuno NavNet 3D with Navionic’s
Furuno HD Radar 25KW open array
Furuno 1933 color radar 6KW
Garmin 7215 chart plotter
Northstar Transis system
Simrad AP20 autopilot
SeaTel satellite system
Furuno GPS 330B
Mareton tank system
Elbex color camera system with pan, tilt and zoom ( Engine Room)
ICOM VHF (2)
Maxwell 4000 windlass
110lb CQR with 300’ of chain
Dual air horns
Marquipt 1500 lb full hydraulic davit
Sea Ladder with storage
All hardware is chrome on brass or welded polished stainless steel
Polished stainless anchor roller
Single ARC remote control spotlights
Marquipt Tide ride boarding ladder
Hatteras wiring is superb, all tin-coated and sealed in an insulation jacket, color-coded and numbered, secured every 18”.
2-27.5 KW Onan generator
1-11KW night generator installed new in late 2012
100 amp Cablemaster retractable shore cord with transformer
AC and DC electrical panels with magnetic circuit breakers
Two 24VDC banks of marine batteries mounted in fire retardant boxes
Automatic programmable battery chargers
Automatic battery paralleling system with control at helm stations
Ground fault protection
Chilled water A/C system with soft start compressors, staged and controlled by SMX controls
A spacious and well laid out engine room is accessed either from the aft deck or the swim platform thru a water tight Pacific Coast door. A forced air inductions system brings cooling air from under the flybridge reducing salt intrusion, and the engine room is painted in high gloss urethane paint.
Twin Caterpillar C-30 main engines of 1550 HP, with Caterpillar extended warranty in place thru December 2015.
The owner tends to prefer to cruise the yacht at about 10 knots, resulting in 2,852 engine hours. As Caterpillar advises it is not the engine hours that should be considered for the engine life it is purely the amount of fuel thru the engines.
Naiad hydraulic stabilizers
Naiad hydraulic 38 hp bow thruster
2-AC ventilation fans
FM220 fixed fire extinguishing system
Electric fuel transfer system
AC compressed air system
Hydraulic power assist steering
Alloy 22 high strength prop shafts
7 blade Nibral propellers
Chilled water A/C compressors (2) 4 ton with soft start
Stainless trim tabs
Prop removal tool
1200 GPD Sea Recovery watermaker
Novurania 460 (15’) hard bottom inflatable with 70 hp
ILLUMINATION is easily one of the very nicest Hatteras 80’s you are going to find. Well cared for, maintained by a first class crew with the blessing of a knowledgeable owner, she is simply ready to go on a moment’s notice.
Owner’s personal effects and all items not specifically shown on this listing sheet shall be excluded from the sale. A detailed inventory list of exclusions will be provided pursuant to a purchase agreement.
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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