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1978 Hatteras 42 Convertible

Galveston, Texas


Well Maintained Classic 1978 Hatteras 42' Convertible.  Maintained by an experienced Captain, this boat is ready to go fishing or cruising.  Hull is in great condition and top has been painted.  Turbos and Aftercoolers replaced in 2020 and tanks and fuel cleaned in 2019.  Owner spent 28k on the  electronics in 2020 with Garmin GPS Map XSV, Garmin Map 7610, Garmin Auto Helm with Shadow Drive, Garmin Doppler Radar, Syrius XM Weather, AIS Tracking and Receiving, and Fusion Stereo with amp and 6 speakers.  Cockpit has Safe Floor installed that is non-skid and durable. New custom cushions (4) for the bridge bench seats.  New Hatteras Logos, New hoses and fittings for the hydraulic steering including new relief valve and new reservoir relocated to the cockpit area for easier access, new 50 in TV with antenna, New Microwave Oven, New Coffee Maker, All new Bedding in both staterooms, New couch and chairs for salon, all new lines and dock bumpers.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Snap Hook
Make: Hatteras
Model: 42 Convertible
Year: 1978
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: HAT601370078
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 42'7 ft
Beam: 13'9 ft
Twin Berths: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit (Johnson & Tower)
  • Model: 671 TI
  • Drive Type: V
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 500hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1978
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit (Johnson and Tower)
  • Model: 671 TI
  • Drive Type: V
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 500hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1978
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 1,000hp
Displacement Type: Full Load


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: V
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Convertible Boats, Sports Fishing Boats


Billy Wiggins
This vessel is listed with Billy Wiggins and you can reach him directly on his cell phone at 409-692-1228 or email him at to get additional information, set up a time to take a look or to make an offer subject to your personal inspection.
Sea Lake Yachts LLC


Sea Lake Yachts LLC
Watergate Yachting Center - Pier 3 1500 Marina Bay Dr. - Bldg. 112
Kemah, Texas, US, 77565

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Additional Contact Information

For Additional Information 

Contact Captain Billy Wiggins

at (409) 692-1228

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