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2021 Hatteras 65 GT

Fish Tank

Playa Herradura, Los Suenos, Costa Rica
  • 4 Staterooms
  • 3 Heads
  • 2 Engines

“Fish Tank” a 2021 Hatteras FTC-GT65 (Fish Tank Custom) Carolina Custom Sportfish Yacht is now. Conveniently located in Los Sueños Resort and Marina in the central pacific waters of Costa Rica. This is the most customized Hatteras ever built. Completely designed by its highly knowledgeable owners and everything was taken into account! The new flybridge arrangement features an ergonomically designed console that puts all the controls & electronics within easy reach. Forward of the helm is very comfortable lounge-style seating with convenient cup holders. Two side bench seats with custom Release Marine backrests add more comfort while riding at sea. 

The FTC-GT65 Carolina’s Fish Tank, added volume is evident in its large cockpit, which is designed for ultimate fishability. The mezzanine incorporates optional integrated seatback air conditioning for all-day comfort. This four-stateroom, three-head interior layout maximizes the boat’s additional volume in both living and storage space. The ensuite master stateroom is the largest in its class, but guests billeted in the forward VIP will not feel slighted in the least. Two big bunk rooms allow owners to bring along a big team of anglers and crew. Fish Tank’s custom new interior along with its cutting-edge technology in electronics is a must-see!

Fish Tank incorporates an all-new layout of the engine room for ease of maintenance and serviceability featuring twin Seakeeper 9, which does not compromise fuel capacity.

Turn-key boat with the most list of upgrades in the market:

  • CAT C32A 1,900 BHP Engines
  • Engine Warranty Until 9/2025 or 6000 Hrs.
  • Furuno OMNI 8L Sonar
  • 2000 GL fuel capacity
  • Custom Interior Design
  • Twin Seakeeper 9 Gyro Stabilization
  • Mezzanine A/C
  • Center Console-Style helm arrangement
  • 1800 GPD Watermaker
  • Spot Zero System
  • Custom Palm Beach Towers
  • 2000 Hrs. engine service completed April 2022

  • Last updated Nov 30th, 2022
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Quick Specs

Country: Costa Rica
Category: Sport Fishing
Model: 65 GT
Model Year: 2021


Cabins: 4
Heads: 3
Sleeps: 9

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 65 ' (19.81M)
Draft: 5' (1.52M)
Beam: 20' (6M)


Cruising Speed: 32 Knots
Displacement 103000 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 2090 G. 7911 L.
Water Capacity: 280 G. 1059 L.
Holding Tank: 150 G. 567 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C32A
Engine Year: 2020
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,900
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2,000
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C32A
Engine Year: 2020
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,900
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2,000
Engine Location: Starboard



  • (10) Rod Release Marine rocket launcher
  • (8) tackle drawers
  • Cockpit A/V JL Audio M700/5 C Channel AMP
  • Cockpit Speakers: (2) JL Audio 6’’ Speakers, 10.75’’ Subwoofer, (2) Fusion Compact Box Speaker
  • (2) Wet Sounds Soundbar
  • 12/24 V outlets
  • No hatches in sole nor fish boxes for a clean custom look
  • Corner hawsers
  • Tri-Colored lighting in overhang
  • Stainless steel mezzanine freezer and refrigerated boxes (double insulated to reduce condensation improve efficiency)
  • Eskimo 1,000lb. per day ice maker with increased ice storage capacity (Eskimo Ice EI1000D)
  • Removable 8 round tuna tubes in transom Livewell
  • Air Conditioned backrest on mezzanine seating
  • Removable shore power cords
  • Kenyon Grill above tackle center
  • Portside step box in mezzanine with increased size to accommodate bait tray
  • Teak sole
  • Teak covering boards
  • Teak coaming boards
  • Teak mezzanine deck
  • Mezzanine cushions: (3) seats split on hatches; (4) back cushions fabricated in (spradling) marino stonehenge and drifast foam
  • Gemlux HD cockpit rod holders


  • All cabinetry throughout, Beechwood Grey
  • Custom Eikon Vimar switches throughout
  • Custom square white overhead LED down lights throughout
  • Lift up storage with charging station above electrical panel
  • Duchateau LVP flooring
  • Electric salon door
  • Headliner and hullsiding on Whisperwall track system
  • Custom sectional sofa fabricated with gas cylinders for ease of access to storage beneath cushions; upholstered in Ultrafabrics Brisa Distressed, Coyote
  • (5) down-filled custom fabricated throw pillows
  • 3 upholstered backed bar stools with Release Marine brushed stainless steel pedestals
  • Custom Release Marine/Marine Tables cocktail table with lift up storage
  • LED rope lights under soffits
  • Custom air conditioning vents
  • Custom rod storage for spinning reels on underside of AC soffits
  • Painted window frames
  • All interior hardware with satin/brushed finish (all faucets, fixtures, entry passage / entry door hinges)
  • Faux teak in entry door with high gloss finish
  • Pneumatic system for sliding salon door
  • Increased insulation below salon
  • Custom air conditioning vents
  • Black smart tint / smart film to interior salon windows and door
  • Pop-up Flat Screen Samsung TV 42''
  • CO2 and smoke detector
  • Three-piece sectional sofa
  • Salon sofa laminated interior with gas cylinders lift for complete access to storage compartments
  • Upholstery Brisa distressed, coyote
  • Barstools: release marine pedestals with spindle assemblies
  • Barstool tops: custom bar stool seat and back upholstery metallic paragon
  • Throw pillows ultra-plush Neema, smoke blue
  • Release marine cocktail table diamond-shaped, box table with up and over mechanism


  • Raised bar with lightweight quartz material; upper back with waterfall detail
  • Miele appliances, including induction cooktop, steam oven, and built-in hood vent that discharges overboard
  • Upper galley cabinets fabricated out of Nuvacor
  • Kohler Prolific stainless steel sink with inserts
  • Brizo pull down faucet, brushed stainless
  • (2) 36” Subzero refrigerator drawer units; (1) refrigerator/refrigerator; (1) refrigerator/freezer
  • InSinkerator Badger food waste disposal
  • (3) GFI with USB outlets
  • Slide-out garbage bin under sink
  • Nexus 21 Hidden Storage Lift with remote with custom storage for Keurig
  • All brushed cabinetry hardware
  • Hidden electric storage lift for coffee maker
  • Pullout sliding spicing rack
  • Vent overboard galley
  • Increased insulation below galley
  • Galley countertop and full height backsplash on forward bulkhead
  • Galley counter cutout with storage underneath


  • Dinette tabletop / rectangular shape
  • Raised dinette base with storage beneath
  • Upper storage forward of dinette
  • Custom Marine Tables dinette table top with stone and mother-of-pearl inlay and brushed stainless steel pedestal
  • C-worthy fabricated dinette cushions in Ultrafabrics Brisa Distressed, Coyote
  • (3) down-filled custom fabricated throw pillows
  • Icemaker with custom drinkware storage above


  • Access to storage attic behind galley
  • Increased insulation in lower companionway
  • Drink Ice Maker U-Line (Model U-BI1215INT-00B)
  • Duchateau LVP flooring to lower companionway
  • Leather-wrapped handrail to lower level
  • Cedar-lined linen closet
  • Hidden front loading Asko washer and dryer
  • Drop-down rod storage overhead
  • Beechwood grey chairrail and wainscotting
  • Custom entry doors to staterooms with alternating wood grain pattern and painted door jambs

Forward Stateroom

  • 60/40 split berth arrangement; (1) double, (1) single
  • Upholstered headboard and berthkeepers for each berth
  • Handcraft Mattress Company System 3 mattresses with custom-fabricated mattress pads and 500TC Hotel Collection sheets sets
  • Custom-fabricated bunkcovers and pillow shams for berths
  • Hanging locker storage and shelf storage under raised single berth
  • Leather-wrapped Quick Marine reading lights
  • 31” Samsung flat screen TV with soundbar
  • Overhead custom rod storage mounted to solid surface accent strips in headliner
  • Duchateau LVP flooring in stateroom
  • Vinyl wallcovering
  • CO2 and smoke detector
  • Throw pillows
  • Berthkeepers
  • Panels above berths to mimic a headboard
  • GFI Outlets with USB Port

Forward Stateroom Head

  • Plexi mirrored ceiling
  • (1) robe hook
  • (1) towel bar
  • (1) tissue holder
  • (1) head towel ring
  • (1) head shower
  • Lightweight quartz countertop and full height backsplash with undermount sink
  • Brushed faucet, shower fixtures and head accessories
  • Duchateau LVP flooring in head
  • Kohler verticyl rectangular undermount sink color white
  • Odin faucet with single lever
  • Headhunter Head
  • GFI Outlet

Master Stateroom

  • CO2 and smoke detector
  • 43'' Samsung Flat Screen TV
  • Samsung Soundbar
  • Dresser drawers under TV
  • Queen berth
  • Bed storage underneath
  • (3) GFI with USB ports
  • Nightstand with drawer and cabinet
  • Mirrored bulkhead with sconces
  • Cedar line closet
  • Bunk cover queen, throw style with flat gusset corners and small self-welt along mattress drop.
  • Pillow shams (2) queen, with small self-welt along perimeter and zipper closure on back.
  • Headboard: 1.5" thick with double-needle stitching along all edges
  • Berthkeeper
  • Throw pillows
  • Carpet

Master Stateroom Head

  • Plexi mirrored ceiling
  • Kohler faucet wall mounted
  • (1) robe hook
  • (1) towel bar
  • (1) tissue holder
  • (1) head towel ring
  • (1) head shower
  • Kohler verticyl rectangular undermount sink color white
  • Odin faucet with single lever
  • Master shower stone on walls and floor
  • Countertop and full height backsplash
  • GFI Outlet
  • Headhunter Head
  • Full length mirror on head door

Port Forward Stateroom

  • CO2 and smoke detector
  • Access to washer from port guest room closet for service
  • Upper bunk: twin mattress
  • Lower bunk: twin mattress
  • Bunkcovers (2) twins, throw style with flat gusset corners and small self-welt along mattress drop
  • Pillow shams (2) queen with small self-welt and zipper closure
  • Throw pillows
  • Berthkeepers
  • Hanging closet cedar lined
  • (2) GFI's with USB Outlets
  • (2) Audrey Wall reading lights
  • Quick marine lighting
  • White leather
  • Switch on base
  • Satin finish

Port Stateroom Head

  • Plexi mirrored ceiling
  • (1) robe hook
  • (1) towel bar
  • (1) tissue holder
  • (1) head towel ring
  • (1) head shower
  • Kohler verticyl rectangular undermount sink color white
  • Odin faucet with single lever
  • Countertop and full height backsplash mitered edge and sink cut out
  • Headhunter Head

Port Aft Bunk Stateroom

  • Rod storage under bunk
  • Tackle set up
  • Rod locker in hullside
  • CO2 and smoke detector
  • Twin mattress
  • Bunkcover
  • Pillow sham
  • (1) Audrey Wall reading lights
  • Quick marine lighting
  • White leather
  • Satin finish


  • Flybridge Hatteras systems Monitor display with visual and audible signals for exhaust temperature, alternator, battery voltage, high bilge water, fire warning in engine compartment, fire extinguisher discharge in the Engine Room, AC power loss, smoke, and carbon monoxide detectors, and holding tank.
  • Custom acrylic dodger panel for bridge
  • Integrated flybridge and cockpit DC AM/FM stereo with USB dock and speakers
  • Extended port/starboard forward corners to enable seating facing aft, round out forward bow/storage areas
  • All hatches with rounded corners (1.5’’ radius and fared inside)
  • Faux teak on bridge accent strip
  • Teak helm pod with high gloss finish
  • Bow thruster controls added to throttles and suicide knob on steering wheel
  • Lounge seating forward of the helm with freezer
  • Cup holders on armrests and aft-facing seating
  • Electric steering system
  • Removable helm seatbacks
  • Reversible ladder backs from release marine with custom gray stain
  • FB freezer
  • Custom teak helm pod with release marine finishings
  • Starboard glove box modified to match port side
  • Trillion series helm chairs stained gray
  • Front-facing cushions fabric Marino Stonehenge with covers included
  • Cushions: port and starboard sides, (2) seats and (2) backrest per side
  • Flat seats, seats secured with blind buttons
  • Backrest secured with rope track fabricated in marino stonehenge and drifast foam
  • Console lounger cushion: (2) seats and (2) backrests
  • Contoured lounger styling on seat
  • Trim roll on seat perimeter, top of backrest
  • Fabricated in marino stonehenge
  • Seats: seat to be hinged to easily access freezer below; drifast foam; similar in look to lounge cushions on "shoe”

Electronics Package

  • Full circle scanning sonar CSH8LMK2
  • XDucer CBL Extension kit
  • Handheld remote control unit for CSH8LMK2
  • Black Box: keyboard control unit with trackball
  • Antenna 6.5 Foot Open Array
  • GPS Navigator, GP39, 4.2’’ color LCD
  • TracVision TV6 Satellite TV, 24’’ dish for extended range cruising
  • Low-High Transducer; wide broadband Chirp; High-CHIRPS from 150 kHz to 250 kHz.
  • Airmar R409C-LWM 2kW ultra wide 40-dregree, Low/Medium frecuency CHIRP
  • Additional Joystick Control Unit for M400 Series
  • Icom M506 VHF Radio
  • 16’ VHF Antenna 156-162 MHz
  • Garmin GMR 1226 Radar, 12KW Open Array Radar with 6’ Antenna
  • (3) Garmin GPSMAP 8617 17’’ Touchscreens
  • Garmin Remote Input Device Grid
  • Garmin Card Reader
  • Garmin XM Satellite Antenna
  • ·Garmin GSD-26 Digital Black Box Network Sounder
  • Garmin Autopilot Reactor 40 Corepack and Network Cables
  • Hatteras Breaker Panel
  • Furuno Digital Depth Remote Display
  • (2) VHF Radio
  • FLIR Thermal Camera
  • ACR Remote Control Spotlight
  • KVH Tracvision HD7 US
  • (5) DirecTV Receivers for HD7
  • APC Smart Ups
  • Garmin GC10 Engine Room Camera
  • Garmin AIS600
  • Omni-directional TV antenna

Tower Electronics:

  • Garmin GPS Maps 8'' Multitouch Widescreen Chartplotter
  • Garmin GHC20 Marine Autopilot Control Unit
  • ICOM HM195B Full Control 2nd Station


  • JL Audio M400-4 4 Channel AMP
  • (2) JL Audio 6'' Speakers

Cockpit Speakers:

  • Cockpit A/V JL Audio M700/5 C Channel AMP
  • (2) JL Audio 6'' Speakers
  • 10.75'' Subwoofer
  • (2) Fusion compact box speaker

Palm Beach Towers

  • Tuna Tower w/Molded Top, 65' Sportfish, Gap 8', Polished Pipe (4) antenna Stands-offs, 3 Sided Track around perimeter rail, aft legs side of house
  • GARMIN GPS Map 8’’ Multitouch Widescreen Chartplotter
  • GARMIN GHC20 Marine Autopilot Control Unit
  • ICOM HM195B Full Control 2nd Station
  • 6 Hardtop lights to be Lumitec Mirage tri-color LED lights w/ Fiberglass recess (blue, white, & red)
  • 1 Radar Pod Large Oval Style, w/ Large Sliding Door for Teaser Reels
  • 1 Molded extension fwd into radar
  • 1 Molded Standing Platform w/ Molded Box On Platform
  • 1 Rigid Industries 50" RDS LED light bar with defused lenses & hi/ lo feature molded-in custom molded light pod aft
  • 1 Rigid Industries 20" RDS LED light bar with defused lenses, hi / lo feature custom-molded light pod fwd
  • 2 Rigid Industries 20" RDS LED light bar with defused lenses, hi/lo feature facing outboard each side of platform in custom molded light pod.
  • 1 Molded small 2 in 1 Lumitec LED light pod aft underside HT.
  • 1 Control Box 63" w/Flush Mounted compass
  • 2 Recessed Electronics boxs with lids, Port & stbd side Control Box
  • 1 Paint top of control box satin black
  • 1 Tower Sunshade Molded w/Internal Tracks, 5 Welded Antenna Mounts
  • 1 Paint tower Sunshade frame & Underside fiberglass Satin Black (Possible Rhino coating on frame)
  • 1 Bridge Rail, Leg to Leg, Double Aft to outer main leg
  • 8 Rod Holder Polished Weld to Rail PBT Style
  • 6 Rod Holder Polished Aft Legs 3-P-3-S PBT Style
  • 1 Electronic top mount control head for CAT engines with steering for tower (No LCD Readout or 360 Joystick)
  • 1 46' Outrigger Rupp Bigg Riggs, HD 4- Spreader, Bridge Release Large HD Solid Aft Bar
  • 1 Install Outrigger Rupp mounted on side of house
  • 1 Install rupp hydraulic outrigger system
  • 1 Rupp rollers Installed on outriggers IPO eye bolts
  • 4 Teaser Line collars
  • 1 Center Rigger Rupp HD
  • 2 Recessed Electric Teaser Reels MIYA EPOCH Super US9 high-speed motor
  • 1 Washdown Water In Tower
  • 1 Nav. Lights Port, Stbd, & Stern Molded
  • 1 Tri SideElectronics Box recessed molded fixed in Hardtop
  • 1 PBT style wrapped belly band cushion
  • 1 Center jump seat with cushion
  • 1 Wire & Hookup (4) Spreader Lights, Teaser Reels, Masthead Lights, Anchor Light on sunshade (2) spreader lights HT nav lights, Bond Tower, (6) tri color hardtop lights
  • 2 Weld flagstaff each side platform perimeter rail
  • 2 Rupp halyard S/S Grommets mounted in cockpit gunnels2 Lumitec Mirage (2) tri-color LED Lights w/ fiberglass recess in sunshade top
  • 1 Wire (2) Lumitec Mirage tri-color LED Lights underneath sunshade, (2) Lumitec Mirage tri-color LED Lights underneath platform
  • 1 Pair Welded teaser line grommets with inserts
  • 1 Pair S/S teaser line thru fittings underside of hardtop
  • 2 Lumitec Mirage tri-color LED Lights under platform w/ fiberglass recess
  • 1 Upgrade tower FWD X brace, side diagonals, and hardtop brace to contour style
  • 1 Upgrade fiberglass parts to be fabricated using carbon fiber material
  • 1 Install LOPO LED Masthead/ anchor Light on Tower Sunshade
  • 1 Molded round wedge Fwd on hardtop to mount FLIR Camera
  • 1 Rigid 50" LED spot style light bar in molded pod upper section of tower in front edge control box or platform. TBD from drawings
  • 1 Bridge ladder polished pipe with flat bar steps.
  • 1 Polish & Anodize bends in pipe, 4 main legs, 4 braces, aft standoffs

Engine Room

  • CAT C32A's 1,900 BHP Diesel Engines - with CAT Extended Platinum ESC Warranty 5 years / 6,000 hours
  • (2) Onan Generator (21.5 KW)
  • Seakeeper 9 (2 Units) Gyro Stabilization System
  • Twin Disc Marine Gear
  • Tunnel access to lazzarette
  • Eskimo Ice Machine
  • Sea-Fire extinguisher cylinder
  • Engine room floors and deck covered with foam DeKit non-skid
  • (6) Optima batteries 12 volt – BCI (Model D31M), 4 for port engine and 2 for starboard engine
  • Mastervolt battery charger
  • Veem Wheels Propellers (5 blades)
  • 30-gallon water heater
  • 270-gallon polyethylene water tank
  • Pressurized freshwater pump
  • Water manifold with centralized shut off valve for sinks and showers
  • Cockpit freshwater wash down outlet
  • 24 V DC sealed shower pumps
  • Parker Racor fuel filters
  • 150-gallon holding tank plumbed for dockside pump-out
  • Shore water connection with pressure reducing valve
  • UPGRADE: Raw water washdown outlet
  • FM200 fire extinguisher system with automatic and manual controls.
  • DC exhaust blower.
  • 24V high volume DC bilge and sump pump systems.
  • Emergency bilge pump in lazarette.
  • Insulation in engine room ceiling, for noise mitigation in the salon.
  • Individual pickup sea chests for each engine and gensets, high-speed sea chest for watermakers, air conditioners, and raw water pumps.
  • Centralized drain line with single thru-hull.
  • Delta-T air intake system to reduce salt spray induction.
  • Engine room sealed door, on structural bulkhead for noise reduction.
  • Macerator pump with shut off and disconnect valve at the pump for ease of maintenance and replacement.
  • Salon and galley ac units to be relocated in a split AC system. Lower level units to be located in forwarding bilge.
  • ER finishes with round corners for easier cleaning.
  • Watermaker and Spot Zero Combo XZ Series 1800 / 2000x (Watermaker 1,800 GPD / Spot Zero 2000 GPD).
  • All thru-hulls, bronze fittings, exhaust components, pump and strainer components, and manifolds to match engine room paint.
  • Willy Vac vacuum.
  • Freshwater connection for tower washdown.
  • Fresh water back-up pump.
  • Fuel transfer back-up pump.
  • Isolation mounts for all deck-mounted equipment.
  • Engine room ladder to the port side.
  • Backup AC and Freshwater pumps with inline plumbing
  • Fuel transfer setup for on deck bladders
  • Escardo Marine Tuna Pump

Air conditioning:

  • Air conditioning, 58,000 BTU capacity, with reverse cycle heating.
  • UPGRADE: Cockpit air conditioning overhead vents.
  • HVAC controls located in the salon, master stateroom, bow stateroom, port Midship stateroom, and port aft stateroom

Electrical Systems:

  • UPGRADE: One combo 12V/24V electric reel outlet in the cockpit
  • UPGRADE: Additional ONAN generator (21.5 kW)
  • (2) 240V, 50A shore cords
  • Two shoreline polarization transformers with boost function
  • AGM 24 volt heavy duty marine battery banks mounted in fire retardant fiberglass boxes (2)
  • Automatic battery charger
  • Ventilation fans for electronics in attic space
  • Automatic battery paralleling system with a switch at the helm console
  • Battery control panel with fuses, voltmeter, and isolation switches

Hull - Deck

  • Faux teak toe rail
  • (2) 250-gallon fuel tanks on port and starboard of tunnel to increase total fuel capacity to 2000 gallons.
  • Increased insulation below salon, galley, and lower companionway floor for noise reduction
  • Corner Hawsers
  • Hull side air intake vents and airboxes (in addition to Delta T)
  • Toe rail shape to match real teak
  • Painted thru bronze/ss through-hull
  • Electric bow thruster
  • Underwater LED lights (2) in transom with upgraded intensity / bicolor (white and blue)
  • Light-colored hull paint (non-metallic)
  • Removable anchor chute
  • (4) flush mount tie-down locations
  • Anchor locker interior coated with rhino liner gray color
  • Custom storage brackets/mounts for the anchor and removable chute inside the anchor locker
  • Hullside paint alexseal
  • Chafing strips on toe rail
  • Zipwake Trim Tabs
  • Black bottom paint
  • Faux teak with awl grip Sahara tan
  • Clear coat faux teak and painted transom name

In the News

Fish Tank is perhaps the most unique 65 Hatteras in the world. Beyond the fact that it was specially designed by one of the highest-profile teams in sportfishing, the backstory of the boat is fascinating. Before getting into the specifics about the boat’s many technical and performance features, it is useful to start with some background. Click here to read more.


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.

Engine 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.

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