Model: 48 Motor Yacht
Length: 48' 0" (14m)
Beam: 16' 0" (4.88m)
Year Built / Refit: 1990
Speed: 16 / 20
Engines: 2 x Detroit Diesel 8V92TA
Staterooms: 3
Flag: N/A
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OASIS represents a fine example of the popular three stateroom / three head Hatteras 48' motor yacht. Extensively and tastefully refit inside and out. Captain maintained. Current owner trading up to a larger Hatteras. 

OASIS was refit at Merritt's Boat and Engine Works in 2009 and has been very well maintained. She is an excellent choice for family cruising. A "must see" for buyers in this size range.  



OASIS is an excellent example of Hatteras’s popular 48’ motor yacht, built to high standards to ensure reliability and dependability while cruising. Three staterooms and three heads, perfect for family cruising. Proven design, spacious, and seaworthy.


Three-stateroom / three-head layout, accommodates six . The Master and VIP each have queen sized beds and en suite baths. The Starboard Guest Stateroom has upper and lower berths. Access to the full head across the companionway; guest head also serves as a Day Head.

The open interior incorporates the Galley, Dinette and Main Salon while the outstanding Aft Deck is spacious and comfortable and provides a fantastic view while cruising, relaxing and/or entertaining. OASIS is tastefully furnished with sofa, two chairs, and a high/lo cocktail table. TV, wet bar with refrigerator & ice maker round out this sunny spot and a complete Eisenglass enclosure is ready in case of inclement weather.


OASIS's Salon is tasteful and well appointed, located four steps down from the Aft Deck, with a sofa to port, occasional chair starboard, and complete wet bar forward.

  • Spacious Salon with 16’ beam
  • Custom-built U-shaped sofa with storage beneath seating
  • Leather-topped coffee table with storage
  • Swiveling occasional chair
  • Custom built-in wet bar with sink, bottle storage locker & U-Line ice maker
  • Samsung 40” flat screen HDTV with surround sound, Bose speakers and sub woofer, new 2009
  • Entertainment center with Intellian SAT antennas, 2 HD Satellite TV receivers, RCA DVD player, VHS/VCR, AM/FM Dimensia stereo receiver/Dimensia Amp, with Blu-Ray disc player
  • Interior teak woodwork, finished with satin sheen varnish
  • Well lit by natural lighting from large side, and framed forward windows
  • Padded wall coverings
  • Custom mirrors over sofa with recessed lighting
  • Sculptured wool carpeting
  • Soft fabrics
  • Window blinds and valances
  • Counter tops with burl inlay thru-out
  • Circuit breaker panel
  • 5" Ritchie compass (at wet bar)


The Galley was extensively remodeled in 2009 with new appliances, fixtures and counter tops.

  • Located forward and down 4 steps from the Salon
  • Updated with Corian counter tops
  • Under-mounted sink with Grohe faucet
  • Wood grain sole
  • Princess Gourmet 3-burner electric cook top
  • Summit Twist Air double door refrigerator/freezer
  • GE Profile microwave/convection oven
  • 20-gallon water heater
  • 110V/24V fresh water system
  • Whirlpool Thin Twin stacked washer & dryer
  • Teak dinette table and seating for 4, opposite Galley
  • Garbage disposal

Master Stateroom

  • Down and aft
  • Accessed from steps aft in the Salon
  • Queen-size berth, offset, with walk-around access
  • Custom overhead lighting
  • Built-in teak dresser and vanity
  • 2 Cedar-lined hanging lockers
  • Drawers for storage
  • Samsung 32” flat screen HDTV, wall-mounted above vanity
  • Sony stereo system
  • Flooring, new 2014
  • En suite head, stall shower, vanity and sink

Starboard Guest Stateroom

  • Forward of the Master Stateroom
  • Upper and lower berths
  • Reading lamps
  • Drawers beneath lower berth
  • Large hanging locker
  • Flooring, new 2014

Guest / Day Head

  • Opposite Starboard Guest Stateroom
  • Companionway access
  • Electric head
  • Stall shower
  • Vanity and sink

VIP Stateroom

  • Forward of the Galley
  • Queen-size walk-around island berth on centerline
  • Drawer storage beneath the bed
  • Hanging lockers
  • Settees, port and starboard
  • Samsung 32” flat screen HDTV, installed 2009
  • En suite head, stall shower, vanity and sink

Aft Deck

  • Access to Aft Deck from wing doors port and starboard
  • Fiberglass hardtop
  • Eisenglass enclosure to protect from inclement weather
  • 2 Trolling rod holders
  • 2 Indoor/outdoor rattan chairs
  • 3-seat indoor/outdoor rattan settee
  • Samsung 32” flat screen HDTV
  • Wet bar with sink, U-Line refrigerator, and built-in ice maker


  • Settee seating for 6, port and starboard, with storage underneath
  • 2 Helm chairs on pedestals
  • Bench seat behind helm chairs
  • Bimini top over Flybridge with Eisenglass enclosure, new 2012
  • Canvas covers for controls and 2 helm chairs
  • Radar arch with dual Intellian antenna domes and radar antenna
  • Intellian HD SAT TV antenna
  • ACR remote searchlight
  • GPS antenna
  • Kenwood AM/FM stereo and 2 weather-proof speakers

Flybridge Electronics

  • Garmin 5215 GPS/plotter map, new 2009
  • Northstar 951X GPS, interfaced
  • Furuno radar, new 2002
  • Robertson AP 200 DL auto pilot, interfaced
  • ICOM M422 VHF radio
  • FloScan digital fuel flow monitors, new November 2012
  • Datamarine DART knot meter/depth sounder/log/seawater temp gauge
  • Ritchie 5” compass

Mechanical Equipment and Engine Details

2 x 725 hp Detroit Diesel/GM 8V92 TA diesel engines, overhauled by Covington Diesel, NC, January 2006. Total hours on main engines since new approximately 3790 (April 2017)

  • Approximately 2000 hours SMOH (as of April 2017)
  • Cruises 9 kts @ 1250 RPMs, with 20 GPH fuel usage
  • Cruises 17 kts @ 2100 RPMs, with 50 GPH fuel usage
  • Built-in tool drawers in Engine Room
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer
  • Mechanical gauges for engines in engine room
  • Dual Racor fuel filters/water separators with vacuum gauges
  • AirSeps
  • Trim tabs
  • Dripless shaft seals, new 2009
  • 3-Zone reverse cycle air conditioning 
  • Village Marine SPW water maker, approx 400 GPD
  • Groco electric oil change system
  • 2 x 5-blade bronze propellers
  • 5 Rule 2000 bilge pumps with floats
  • 3 Sealand electric heads
  • Monitoring system for intrusion, high water, smoke, and power loss, new July 2013; Sends text and voice alerts to cell phone
  • Interconnected smoke detectors between flybridge and engine room, new Sept 2014
  • Kidde CO detector

Electrical System

  • Onan 20 kW generator, overhauled at approx 1200 hours; now approx 1112 hrs SMOH (April 2017)
  • 120V/240V AC
  • 12V/24V DC
  • Pro Mariner Automatic 40-amp battery charger, new Nov 2013
  • 4 Batteries, new 2013, with parallel switch
  • 50-amp, 220V shore power cable
  • In-deck hatch connection for shore power & water, port & starboard just forward of wing doors

Deck and Hull

  • Fiberglass hull
  • FIberglass swim platform with fresh water hose for after swimming
  • In-deck hatch connection for shore power & dockside water, on deck port & starboard just forward of wing doors
  • Kahlenberg dual chrome air horns, new Feb 2016
  • Fender holders, port and starboard
  • 4 Fender covers, black canvas, custom made, new Jan 2015
  • 2 Rod holders
  • MarQuipt swim boarding ladder
  • MarQuipt tide-ride side-mounted boarding steps
  • Anchor windlass, new Sept 2012
  • Trim tabs
  • Fortress anchor with 3/8" chain rode
  • Bow pulpit with stainless steel handrails and anchor roller
  • Aft deck curtain enclosure
  • Bow-to-stern spray rails


Additional Features

  • Fall 2009 refit by Merritt’s Boat and Engine Works included galley, electronics, windlass, A/V system, soft goods, Eisenglass, carpeting, canvas, engine room and exterior detailing. The lower helm was removed and replaced with a complete wet bar.
  • Covington Diesel out of North Carolina overhauled the main engines in January 2006 at 1640 hours (port) and 1980 hours (starboard)
  • May 2017 fresh bottom paint and service sea cocks.


Owner's personal items.  A list will be provided by request upon signed purchase agreement offer.

Broker's Remarks

OASIS is a very well maintained Hatteras 48’ that is a “must see” for anyone in the market for a reliable and dependable cruising motor yacht of this size. OASIS has been updated over the years and represents a very good value.

Priced right and ready for a new owner!