Durable Goods

THE TIME­LESS PROVES THE QUAL­I­TIES AND DE­SIGN EL­E­MENTS RE­QUIRED FOR A COM­FORT­ABLE CRUISER ARE JUST AS REL­E­VANT TO­DAY AS THEY WERE 30 YEARS AGO.

Power & Motor Yacht - - USED BOAT REVIEW -

HAT­TERAS 70 SE­RIES 2 MO­TO­RY­ACHT

BY CAPT. STEVE CREEL

of Hat­teras in­tro­duced the Hat­teras 41 Dou­ble Cabin Mo­to­ry­acht faster than green grass goes through a goose. In four months the al­ready-re­spected Hat­teras logo was on a mo­to­ry­acht for the frst time. Har­grave would go on to put his sig­na­ture on all Hat­teras mod­els for more than three decades.

Te sin­gle most popular was the 53, of which a to­tal of 573 hulls were built dur­ing a 12-year pe­riod—349 were con­fgured as mo­to­ry­achts and 224 be­came con­vert­ibles.

Wil­lis Slane would die at age 44 in Novem­ber of 1965. Prior to his un­timely demise, Slane—al­ways with his eye on the fu­ture and per­haps sens­ing his de­clin­ing health—called up orig­i­nal Hat­teras in­vestor, David R. Parker and re­port­edly said, “You bet­ter get of your butt and come over here and pro­tect your in­vest-

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.