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80' (24.38m)

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ILLUMINATION is an exceptional Hatteras 80’ with the desired open bridge arrangement and lower helm station in addition to the fly bridge helm.  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.


 The total upgrades to this stunning yacht in 2012-2013, that comparable yachts cannot offer is in excess of $500,000.


Builder Hatteras
Model open bridge w/lower helm
Length (LOA) 80' (24.38m)
Year 2004
Location Naples, United States


Capt. Quarters No

Dimensions & Capacity

LOA 80' (24.38m)


Hull Material Fiberglass
Hull Config Open Bridge w/Lower Helm
Stabilizers None

Engines (x2)

Engine Make Caterpillar
Engine Model C-30 Twin
Engine Type Inboard
Power HP 1,550
Power KW 0
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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.

Main Deck

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.

Accommodation Deck

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, custom propane BBQ grill

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

Deck Equipment

Maxwell 4000 windlass

110lb CQR with 300’ of chain

Dual air horns

Marquipt  1500 lb full hydraulic davit

Windshield cover

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

Telephone/CATV inlet

Chilled water A/C system with soft start compressors, staged and controlled by SMX controls

Underwater lights


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. Without question one of the best buys on todays market


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.

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