Basic Information

Price: $2,449,000 USD
Builder: HATTERAS.
Category: Flybridge, Motor Yacht, .
Model: 72
Model Year: 2008
Year Built: 2008

Bradford Marine Yacht Sales
Phone: 954-377-3900
Fax: 954-377-3901



LOA: 73' 4" (22.35)
Beam: 20' 2" (6.15)
Max Draft: 5' 4" (1.63)

Speed, Capacities and Weight

Cruise Speed: 23
Water Capacity: 300gal (1136ltr)
Water Tank Material: Fiberglass
Holding Tank: 350gal (1325ltr)
Fuel Capacity: 2220gal (8404ltr)
Fuel Tank Material: Fiberglass


Total Cabins: 4
Sleeps: 7
Total Heads: 4
Captain Quarters: False
Crew Cabin: 1
Crew Berths: 1
Crew Sleeps: 2
Crew Heads: 1

Hull and Deck Information

Hull ID: HATHA404B808
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Deck Material: Teak
Hull Color: White
Hull Finish: Alexseal

Engine Information

Manufacturer: CAT
Model: C32
Engine Count: 2
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Horsepower Engine 1: 1700
Horsepower Engine 2: 1700
Engine 1 Hours: 1000
Engine 2 Hours: 1000

Location of Vessel

Fort Lauderdale, United States



HIGHLIGHTS – CAT C32’s installed new in 2014 (due to warranty issues with original C30’s)– New TNT Hydraulic swim platform– CAT warranties valid until November 2023– Low hours on machinery– Yacht Controller wireless docking system – Full walk around main deck– Davit overhaul and new motor – New props, plus a spare set– Factory installed portholes in port & starboard […]


– CAT C32's installed new in 2014 (due to warranty issues with original C30's)
– New TNT Hydraulic swim platform
– CAT warranties valid until November 2023
– Low hours on machinery
– Yacht Controller wireless docking system
– Full walk around main deck
– Davit overhaul and new motor
– New props, plus a spare set
– Factory installed portholes in port & starboard staterooms, in addition to
– "Control 4" AV control system throughout
New larger BBQ grill
– Owned in a transferable, single entity corporation
– Includes a 2015 25′ Sea Hunt with twin Yamaha 150's


The 72 Hatteras is one of the few yachts available under 75' to offer 4 guest staterooms, with a separate 5th cabin aft for crew, and a full walk around main deck.

Amongst other notable upgrades Carpe Diem is fitted with the desirable CAT C32 ACERT main engines, rather than C30's, making her much more reliable, and with existing Platinum warranties valid until November 2023 buyers can rest easy.

The current owner has meticulously maintained the yacht with two full-time crew, and has lovingly updated her with beautiful interior fabrics, and upgraded systems.
Carpe Diem represents incredible value in today's market. Currently held in a transferable corporation, she's a turnkey solution for anyone looking for a spectacular family yacht, or great charter platform.


This extremely low hour 2008 72′ Hatteras features a modern and contemporary interior, with satin-finished African Mahogany. Boasting 4 staterooms, on deck day head, and separate crew accommodations aft, this extremely comfortable motor yacht is packed with features not commonly found on a vessel this size.

Upon entering the main salon you're greeted by a light filled open plan salon and dining area, encompassing a full service sit down bar, perfect for entertaining, and generous seating.
The satin wood, light fabrics and quality detailed stonework give this bright room a contemporary, luxurious, and relaxing feel.

To port is a full service granite-topped wet bar, with a 50″ flat screen TV (wall mounted above), icemaker and refrigerator, and to starboard is a large sofa and coffee table. An iPad linked to the yachts AV system via the "Control 4" program, allows you to select from a selection of entertainment options.
Forward of the salon area is an elegant varnished dining table, and two glass front cabinets for china and formal flatware.

Forward again is the beautiful country style galley.
This open and social area features full size stainless steel appliances, central island preparation area, and breakfast dinette with built in wraparound leather seating.

This stylish galley is also finished with satin African Mahogany, granite countertops, and durable "Amtico" teak and holly flooring. Being positioned all the way forward on the main deck, this room benefits from panoramic views thanks to the sweeping forward windows, and direct access to the bow seating area is made easy via two wing doors on either side of the galley.
This level also features a well appointed on deck day head, with window.

All staterooms are located on the lower deck, the master stateroom is full beam and features an oversized king berth, walk-in closet and a his/hers head connected by a huge glass enclosed shower.
This light filled stateroom has 6 large oval-shaped portholes, giving spectacular views of the horizon.

The three additional staterooms (two doubles and a single) are located forward of the master, also finished in satin African Mahogany and the heads have stonework consistent with the rest of the vessel.

All staterooms have flat screen HD TV's with "Control 4" controls, and individual air conditioning units.


Carpe Diem features a generous flybridge with an integrated hardtop with a retractable glass section. A removable EZ2CY 3-sided enclosure, allows this area to be an open flybridge or enclosed.
This versatile deck is air conditioned for comfortable cruising during the summer months, and can be heated if desired.
Large upholstered wrap around seating to port and starboard with two small pedestal tables allows the area to comfortably entertain large groups, and the full service wet bar ensures all their needs are met.
Aft of the enclosure is the boat deck complete with 1500 lb davit, port and starboard docking stations, and upgraded BBQ grill.

The main deck aft area has teak decking and a wide built in stairwell giving easy access to the fly bridge. Forward facing built in seating with a varnished wood pedestal table on the aft deck for outdoor dining, and a drop down LCD HD TV.
Carpe Diem also features a newly installed custom TNT hydraulic swim platform, full walk around decks from the aft deck area all the way forward, and adjustable sun bathing cushions on the bow.


Main Engines

– CAT C32 ACERTS 1,700hp (CAT Warranties valid until November 2023) 1000hrs (as of 10/15/2019)
– Gearboxes: ZF Gears (model 2350) reduction gears 4.00:1 ratio 
– Drive: 2x Federal Nibral 8-blade proppellers (48″ x 65.25″)
– 4" Stainless steel prop shafts
– Barry vibration dampening engine mounts
– Block heaters on main engines

Generators & Electricity 

– 2x 27.5 KW 120/240V, Onan generators, 2700hrs (as of 10/15/2019) 
– 240/120V shore power system
– 2x Glendinning 100 amp power cords forward 
– 2x Glendinning 100 amp power cords aft.


– Fuel Capacity: 2,220 US Gallons total 
Aft (740 US gal) 
Mid (1020 gal) 
Fwd (460 gal) 

– Water Capacity: 300 gal 
– Holding Tank: 350 gal.
– Black Water Tank: 300 gal
– Grey Water Tank: 185 gal

Additional Machinery

– (4) Air conditioning zones & reverse cycle heating w/digital CruiseAir SMX controls
– Reverse Osmosis watermaker
– ABT Trac Hydraulic Stabilizers w/digital display at helm station
– Hydraulic dual prop bow thruster w/control at helm (also controls at wing stations and aft deck station)
– SeaStar hydraulic steering
– CAT backup manual engine controls at port & stbd, fb deck and the lower station at the aft deck
– Hatteras Yachts Monitoring System (monitor screen at helm station)
– Dual RACOR primary fuel filters on each main engine
– 24volt DC bilge and sump pumps, two at 2000 gph and six at 3700 gph with heavy duty float switches and guards
– Bilge high water alarm system with 6 sensors 
– 4x underwater lights
– Bennett Trim Tabs w/ controls at helm (hydraulic)


Main Galley 

– KitichenAid 4x burner ceramic cooktop
– Whirlpool convection oven w/broiler
– Sharp carousel microwave/convection oven
– Double door srefrigerator 
– Badger in-sink disposal
– Whirlpool dishwasher
– Whirlpool trash-compactor


– Whirlpool stacked washer/dryer in stateroom companionway 
– Central vacuum system w/multiple outlets for hook up


Communication Systems

– KVH M7 TracVision satellite reception system providing depth 72mile radar w/digital split range radout and a 6′ open array scanner
– 4x separate GMDSS DSS SAT receivers
– 2x Icom ICM604 VHF radios at helm

Navigation Systems

-Radar: Furuno 
– GPS: Garmin
– Automatic Pilot: Simrad AP25 24volt hydraulic autopilot system 
– Chart Plotter: 2x RayMarine GSeries color GPS plotters with GPM400 processors
– Furuno RD30 multifunction digital displays w/depth, water temp, air pressure, air tem, humidity, wind speed, wind direction, vessel speed, ect.
– ELBEX video monitoring system w/flybridge processor, remote control and both aft deck and ER compartment telescoping cameras
– Compass: RITCHIE Powerdamp dashmount compass 

Deck Equipment

– Maxwell 4000 hydraulic anchor windlass w/chain gypsy, capstan drum, main engine PTO, and dual foot controls 
– 100lb nonmagnetic grade stainless steel plow anchor w/approx 250′ galvanized 3/8″ G4 high tensile chain
– MarQuipt davit TL2-1500 (1500lb) 
– MarQuipt Tide Ride boarding ladder in hidden compartment inside at the superstructure


– Kayak
– Paddleboard


– Plastimo inland waters 8 person emergency liferaft 
– Type IV m.o.b. ring
– Complement of type(s) I & III PFD's
– ACR RLB35 GFix EPIRB w/hydrostatic release (S/N 4433) 
– Dual trumpet horn
– ACR remote controlled spotlight
– Escape portholes in topsides hull, port and starboard master stateroom


Without doubt one of the cleanest yachts available in this range. Bring offers, smaller trades considered.

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