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Available for SaleINSTIGATOR68' 2006 Hatteras 

Extensively Refitted in 2023

“Instigator" was originally a Factory Demo Boat for Hatteras. This is the second owner since new and has kept an open check book from the time of purchase. Some of the Key Upgrades that were recently completed include a Top to Bottom Full Exterior Paint Job courtesy of Willis Custom Yachts, All New Top End on both Main Engines, Updated Electronics and A/V Systems, New Soft Goods Interior and Exterior. Check out the Descriptions page for the full details and the many Extras that will be coming soon as well as new Photos. The 68 Convertible has been known to be a "Battle Wagon" amongst the fleet of Sport Fishers. Along with its great Sea Keeping abilities the 68 Boasts a Large Bridge area with Ample Seating and Storage. The Interior has a Large U-Shaped Couch with Tons of Storage adjacent to the Wet Bar which is a Rare Feature on these models. Please call anytime to schedule a showing.

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Waterfront Yacht Brokerage. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 68' (21 m)
Beam: 21' (7 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Capacity: 2,100 gal (7,950 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 400 gal (1,515 L)
Holding Tank: 125 gal (474 L)
Location: Florida, Riviera Beach, United States
Build Year: 2006
Builder: Hatteras
Model: 68 Convertible
Type: Convertible Boats
Engine Information:
  • Engine Make: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: C32
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Power (HP): 1800.00
  • Power (KW): 1342.26
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 100.00
  • Engine Location:


Manufacturer Provided Description

Tuna Tower/Bridge Deck

  • Pipe Welders tower
  • KVH HD 7 Sat Antenna
  • Furuno 7" Navnet
  • Stop switches
  • Ritchie Compass
  • New LED spreader lights in tower deck


  • Pipe Welders hydraulic outriggers and center rigger
  • Epoch US9 Teaser reels
  • Brand new LED spreader lights in tower deck fore and aft
  • 2 Pompanette helm chairs
  • Pop Up console
  • Full Garmin package with (3) 24" Screens and 10" in Overhead
  • Simrad AP 20
  • (2) Icom VHF's
  • ACR Spotlight
  • Tracphone 252
  • American Bow Thruster control
  • Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Fusion XM Radio w/JL Audio speakers
  • Feezer and refrigeration storage boxes
  • Large wrap around seating with storage hatches
  • Bridge A/C and All New Freezer/Refrigeration
  • Cat back up controls
  • Air foil spoilers mounted on hardtop
  • 12/24v outlets plus 120v GFI in console
  • 2019 Revere 8 person liferaft
  • All New Bridge and Helm Seat Cushions


  • Full mezzanine seating w/cup holder arm rest
  • Overhead A/C vents
  • 2 Drawer Tackle Center
  • All New Step box Fridge and 2 Bait Freezers
  • 2 Cockpit Sole Fish Boxes Pt and Stbd sides w/auto pump out
  • Transom Live well
  • Underwater lights
  • Pompanette fight chair w/ rocket launcher and removable custom table
  • Glendenning shore cable Pt and Stbd sides
  • Custom filet table
  • All Storage and Refer Boxes Repainted throughout
  • Clarion sat radio w/JL audio speakers

Engine Room and Mechanical

  • Caterpillar C32A 1800hp (port 100hrs Since Rebuilt RNC02244)
  • Caterpillar C32A 1800hp (stbd 100hrs Since Rebuilt RNC02259)
  • Port Generator Onan 27.5 kw MDKBS = 3269 hrs Full Service completed Oct 2023
  • Stbd Generator Onan 27.5 kw MDKBS = 3265 hrs Full Service completed Oct 2023
  • FCI Max Q Water Maker plus " Whole House" water filtration w/back flush
  • Eskimo Ice Maker E600
  • Junn Air Compressor for Salon door entry
  • Hartzell Exhaust Fans
  • Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Underwater Lights
  • Mastervolt Battery Charger
  • Seafire FM 200 Fire Suppression w/2 stand alone Sentry Dry Chem bottles
  • Remora Headhunter Bait well Pump
  • (2) Dometic Auto Pump Outs for fish boxes
  • Bilge dry out system
  • 3 gal Utility Air Compressor
  • American Bow Thruster Hydraulic System
  • Bennet Trim Tabs
  • Dometic A/C Units( direct expansion) set up on stbd side rack assembly
  • Dometic Refrigeration Units located in pump room
  • (2) Headhunter Fresh Water Pumps
  • Wall mounted Starboard rack for wash poles.gaffs etc


  • Cherry wood paneling and doors through out entire vessel interior
  • U shaped leather couch w/storage
  • Custom coffee table w/ pop up top for storage
  • Custom Bar w/ granite counter top, Custom etched Chanell Glass partition display ,cabinets , sink and an ice maker
  • 2 inch Wood blinds
  • Pneumatic salon door w/polished stainless steel threshold
  • Breaker Panel w/power switch over controls and generator start/stops
  • Custom installed A/V system w/Sony 50" LED TV,KVH DTV
  • Brand New Vessel Monitoring System

Galley and Dinette

  • Granite counter tops
  • (4 ) Subzero 700BR Refrigerators and (2) Freezers
  • Whirlpool Stovetop
  • Sharp Microwave
  • Sinkerator
  • Trash compactor
  • Cherry wood cabinetry w/pullout drawers under stove top
  • U shaped dinette w/leather seating and storage
  • 36" Samsung TV
  • (2) Large pantries forward of galley and dinette areas on port and starboard sides

Master Stateroom

  • King size bed w/end tables on both sides
  • Full beam master stateroom
  • Samsung 40" TV w/custom A/V system
  • Pt and Stbd port lites
  • Full shower,head and sink with large medicine cabinet
  • Full closet , Pt and Stbd dresser cabinets

VIP Stateroom

  • Samsung 30" TV w/DTV receiver
  • Queen size bed w/storage
  • Closet and overhead cabinets
  • Full shower,head and sink with medicine cabinet

Port Guest Stateroom

  • Sharp 20" TV w/DTV receiver
  • Upper and Lower bunks
  • Dresser and closet
  • Connects to the Day Head with a full shower ,head ,sink and medicine cabinet

Starboard Guest Stateroom

  • 20" Sharp TV w/DTV receiver
  • Port and Stbd bunks with storage
  • Closet, full shower, head sink and medicine cabinet

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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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