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3248 Elwood Drive ............ Racine, WI 53406
262-554-1370 ....... fax 262-554-1371
1961 Hinckley Bermuda 40
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This is truly a classic. The kind of boat whose lines make your heart beat faster. Built by the famous Hinckley yard in Southwest Harbor, Maine, the workmanship is unbeatable. There are many reasons why this sweet sailing boat has been built for over twenty years with no changes to the shape of the sweet sailing hull and virtually no changes to the classic interior.The Hinckley Bermuda 40 yawl rig offers the best in construction and seakindly design of both the hull and the interior.
The interior finish is varnished mahogany. The cabin sole in constructed of 3/4" solid teak inlaid with holly splines. All galley counter surfaces are Formica with teak trim. The hull sides are sheathed with solid mahogany ceilings and all lockers a carpeted outboard. The hanging lockers are sheathed in aromatic cedar. The overhead is painted flat white. All interior joiner hardware is chrome plated or stainless steel. An awlgripped opening port is provided in the head. All ports, whether opening or fixed are made of safety glass.
Starting from the bow, the forward cabin has two 6'8" berths with a drawer and a bin under each. A seat with storage is located between the berths. A hanging locker to starboard opposite a dresser with four drawers and a bin gives ample storage. A bulkhead with door separates the cabin from the forepeak. Moving further aft to port is a head with a full width teak trimmed counter with built-in clothes hamper and S.S. wash basin. Linen storage, a medicine chest with mirror and under counter storage are provided. A hand held shower is standard. The head has an opening portlight with screen.
The main cabin has two pilot and two pull-out transom berths. There are three large storage drawers under each berth. The starboard side berths are 6' 6" in length and the port side berths are 6' 3". Shelves are mounted over each pilot berth and on the forward bulkhead. A large hanging locker is located opposite the head. The drop-leaf table with seat six at varnished mahogany splendor with comfort.
The galley is equipped with a Heritage 3 burner
propane gimbaled stove with oven, pressure and manual water system,
The stove compartment is lined with stainless steel. A self-stowing
cover hides the stove and increases counter surface space. The icebox
has Grunert refrigeration with an eight cubic foot capacity, foam insulation
and is lined with stainless steel. A teak grate is provided to keep
items off the bottom of the ice box. Ample storage for dishes and
utensils is provided outboard of the icebox and the stove. Additional
storage is outboard to port under a trap on the counter.
Deck and Hull
New white Awlgrip professionally done in 1997. She has a solid hand laid fiberglass hull, reinforced with additional laminations in all stress areas. Solid fiberglass deck is set in a 6" flange with is molded into the hull, then fiberglassed and bolted to form a permanent hull/deck joint. The non-skid pattern is molded into the deck. External lead keel is fastened with stainless steel bolts and bronze centerboard operated by a wormgear with override in case of grounding. Danforth anchor, side stanchions with lifelines, fiberglass deck, Ideal electric windlass, navigation lights, spreader lights, swim ladder, emergency tiller, mizzen masthead light, three dorade vents, two boarding gates, stern rail and bow pulpit, six person Avon life raft which needs to be re-certified, cabin awning to go over boom for extended anchoring
Sails and Rigging
Tall double spreader anodized aluminum main mast and mizzen mast, aluminum main boom, wooden mizzen boom, 1x19 S.S. wire rigging, Harken roller furling new in 1990, 5 Christiansen sails - main, jib, spinnaker, #1 genoa, mizzen and jib. Spinnaker pole and full spinnaker gear.
Newer IB 40 hp Westerbeke FWC diesel, fuel filters, automatic halon system, cockpit controls, Edson wheel steering, bilge blower, bilge pump, overboard discharging head, oil pressure gauge, ampmeter, fuel gauge, tachometer, voltmeter, engine and stove fuel shut off valves. It is reported that the engine was installed between 1988 and 1990.
Full interior and exterior pictures available on request.
For pricing and more information contact Jan Guthrie Yacht Brokerage