Boat Build: Hatteras GT70

Track the build of the new Hatteras Yachts GT70 Convertible.

The all new GT70, the largest addition to the GT series, is quickly coming together as the Hatteras team go above and beyond to add additional storage options, innovative technology, and create an entirely different styling. The GT70 will debut this October at the Fort Laududerdale Boat Show. Dennis Barker, Hatteras GT Construction Manager states, “we are making great progress. This week the 2600BHP MTU engines were set for the final finish. We chose to use an upgraded engine on this model, intended for more horsepower and speed, something our customers have been looking for. However, we do have the option to use the standard CAT C-32A 1900 horsepower. Both engines are ideal for covering vast distances- for those weekend trips with the family to the Bahamas or extended fishing tournaments ready to endure any type of seas.” Continue to follow progress on the GT70, leading up to its reveal at the 2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.
In this image you will see the passageway door from the engine room to crew quarters. The GT70 is the only model of the GT series with crew accommodations with a standard arrangement of one stateroom with two single berths, and an adjoining head. This is ample space for captain and crew. The GT70 engine room is not short on space with ceiling height of 6’5’ aft, 6’8” forward. With the size of this vessel, the main determining factor was the MTU Engine 16V200BHP. This additional horsepower is only available in MTU for increased speed as a direct result. The Caterpilliar C32 Acert 1900 BHP is the optional engine.
All cabinetry throughout he GT70 is finished in a high-gloss teak for that added Hatteras touch. As you can see, the bow stateroom, with the adjoining head, has ample storage for additional items on those long fishing journeys.
In the master stateroom you will see the use of custom contrasting teak high-gloss furniture. The master closet offers a dee storage and shoe shelf. Avid fisherman will appreciate the latest addition to this sport-fish model, with the thoughtful use of space and additional storage compartment on the night-board for additional reels.
The GT70 can accommodate eight, with the addition of two crew members. The open galley and salon will offer plenty of comfortable seating options for large fishing groups or family gatherings, including the uniquely shaped dinette seating with more storage.