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Hatteras M98 Panacera (2021-)

Brief Summary

Hatteras Yachts is building a new 100-footer (30.48 m), the M98 Panacera. The four cabin, four and a half bath luxury yacht boasts many amenities for entertaining, including the option of enclosing the flybridge.

Key Features

  • Flybridge
  • Four staterooms with ensuite
  • Full-beam master
  • His-and-her master ensuite


Length Overall 100' 0''
30.48 m
Beam 22' 6''
6.86 m
Dry Weight 250,000 lbs.
113,398 kg
Draft 5' 10''
1.78 m
Fuel Capacity 3,450 gal.
13,060 L
Water Capacity 820 gal.
3,104 L

Engine Options

Std. Power 2 x 1,600-hp Caterpillar C-32A diesel engines

Captain's Report

Editor’s Report by Capt. Peter d’Anjou


The Hatteras M98 Panacera will feature Caterpillar diesels and the option for an open or closed flybridge.


The latest model to enter the Hatteras motor yacht lineup, the all-new Hatteras M98 Panacera looks to set a new standard for comfort and luxury on the water. Featuring spacious bow seating, a large aft deck and a beach club for storing water toys, the M98 Panacera is built to entertain.

Major Features

  • Open concept salon
  • Panoramic windows
  • Customizable Interior décor


deck plan

With a fiberglass hardtop over the flybridge’s forward section, the open after section is perfect for sunning. A large skylight just forward of the bridge brings light over the banquette in the galley.

deck plan

The M98’s main deck is expected to have an open concept salon with dining and a day head amidships, and the galley forward. Main deck exterior space includes spacious bow seating and a generous social zone on the aft deck.

accommodation deck

The accommodation deck will include the VIP suite forward and flexible layouts for the guest cabins with either twin bunks, or queen and additional options for Pullman style berths.

Accommodation plans call for a midship full-beam master with his-and-her heads. There are three guest cabins with ensuites laid out forward of the master. A laundry room with washer, dryer, and linen storage is in the lower level companionway.

Two crew cabins with a shared bath are abaft the engine space. Options include a crew utility space with galley and lounge or a beach club aft with lounge.

The mechanical design calls for Cat diesels, two 40 kW diesel gensets, hydraulic fin stabilizers, a bow thruster, and hydraulic steering of the twin stainless steel rudders behind straight shafts holding eight-bladed props.

HVAC controls will be located in all staterooms, crew area, salon, and galley. The chilled water air conditioning system will consist of three 5-ton reverse-cycle heating and soft starting AC compressors.

An extraction air system will be functional in all heads with overboard discharge.

Interior Décor

Interior wood finishes include choices of European Walnut or Sapele Mahogony. A fabric headliner will be installed on a track system throughout. Padded wall panels consist of whisperwall throughout.

Engineered hardwood flooring will be installed in the galley, dining, salon, and day head; carpet will be installed in all staterooms; tile flooring is planned in the master head and guest heads; engineered vinyl flooring will be laid in crew head (flooring tier upgrades available at Hatteras Design Center).

A center island with stone countertops, waterfall sides, and storage supported by stainless steel pedestals is planned in the galley along with dinette table and seating.

Additional plans call for a drop soffit located over dining table fitted with accent and down lighting, a port side bar with stone top in salon, a china storage cabinet with leather top and storage in dining area. Also a buffet cabinet with stone top in dining area, a service bar with storage above and below, and a stone top and backsplash in lower level foyer.

Furniture included consists of: Sofa, loveseat, three armchairs, three end tables, two cocktail tables in salon dining table, and eight chairs in the dining area interior.

Lighting will be dimmable LED lighting throughout.


The M98 Panacera will have a resin-infused solid fiberglass hull bottom with resin-infused foam core hullsides and molded fiberglass longitudinal stringers with steel engine beds.  

Fiberglass fuel tanks are to be constructed with fire-retardant resin and bronze fittings.

The hull and super structure will be painted and the engine room and bilges will be finished. Hatteras has a 10 year hull warranty.

sister ship

This is a picture of the M98 Panacera’s “little” sister, the M90, which shares similar styling, including the large tinted skylight forward of the flybridge which lights the galley within.


The Hatteras M98 Panacera has a designed LOA of 100’0” (30.48 m), a beam of 22’6” (6.86 m), and a draft of 5’10” (1.78 m). Displacement is expected to be 250,000 lbs. (113,398 kg), according to the builder.

Twin Caterpillar C-32A diesel engines will power the M98 Panacera with a horsepower rating of 1600-hp each. Optional engine upgrades are below. The M98 has a total fuel capacity of 3,450 gallons (13,060 L), a water capacity of 820 gallons (3,104 L), and a holding tank capacity of 420 gallons (1,590 L), according to Hatteras.


Galley appliances will include a 48” (121.9 cm) high refrigerator with freezer and icemaker, a wine cooler, and a four-burner induction cooktop with vented range hood. It also includes a microwave, oven, dishwasher, and a sink with garbage disposal.

Exterior appliances will include a grill cabinet with a Kenyon Texan grill, refrigerator and storage, a bar cabinet with sink, refrigerator, icemaker, and storage. Also there is a storage cabinet with shelving on the flybridge, a bar cabinet with sink, and a refrigerator and icemaker on the aft deck.

Crew galley appliances will include a microwave/convection oven and a refrigerator/freezer drawer unit with an icemaker and sink. A washer and dryer will be supplied in the crew lounge.

Optional Equipment to Consider

  • Teak decking
  • Hydraulic swim platform
  • Stern thruster
  • Hydraulic davit, 1,700 lbs. (non-telescoping) mounted on bridge deck (144” boom)
  • Watermaker
  • Oil changing system for engines, generators, and gears
  • Sail shade on aft flybridge deck
  • Sail shade for bow lounge area
  • Dual Poole-style anchors in stainless steel-lined hull pockets with dual windlasses, spurling tubes,  chain wash, and stud-link chain
  • Zero Speed stabilizer system
  • Flybridge air conditioning, 48,000 BTU capacity with reverse cycle, includes full enclosure
  • Proprietary HattCON systems monitor
  • Wing docking station with clutch, throttle, and bow thruster control
  • Wing docking station with CAT Three60 joystick control
  • Three60 joystick control system (available with C-32A 1900-hp only) requires selection of  optional stern thruster

Engine Options

  • Twin 1800-hp CAT C-32A diesel engines
  • Twin 1900-hp CAT C-32A diesel engines
  • Twin 1920-hp MTU 12V-2000 diesel engines
  • Twin 2600-hp MTU 16V-2000 diesel engines 


Contact a local Hatteras' dealer.


The owner will be able to choose from many equipment and layout options (enclosed flybridge) as well as customize the interior appointments with a choice of wood finishes and wall coverings. Tier upgrades will be available at the Hatteras Design Center.