1968 Hinckley 35' (10.67 m) Pilot
Portland, Maine, United States
'Whimsey' stuns with iconic Hinckley lines and her classic flag blue topsides.
- Fiberglass Hull
- HIN/IMO: NA
'Whimsey' stuns with iconic Hinckley lines and her classic flag blue topsides. She has be repowered with a Volvo Penta engine, a new Garmin chart plotter GPS (Map 1222/1242 Touch) and radar system, propane sniffer, and batteries for this season. She is also equipped with a hard-bottomed dingy with Lehr propane powered outboard! She's a superb value and ready for you to sail away for the rest of our 2021 boating season!
LOA: 35' 9'' (10.90 Meters)
Type: Sail- Used
Beam: 9' 6''
Fuel Type: Diesel
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Tank: 35 Gallons (132.49 Liters)
Fresh Water: 70 Gallons (264.98 Liters)
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Measurements- Cruising Speed: 6.5 kn, Max Speed: 7.75 kn, LOA: 35 ft 9 in, Beam: 9 ft 6 in, Fuel Tanks #: 1, Fuel Tanks Capacity: 35 gal, Fresh Water Tanks #: 1, Fresh Water Tanks Capacity: 70 gal, Holding Tanks #: 1, Holding Tank Capacity: 15 gal, Holding Tanks Material: Other Number of Heads: 1
Propulsion-Engine #1, Engine Make: Volvo Penta, Location: Center
Engine Year: 1988, Power: 43 hp
Fully Battened Mainsail
Electric Bilge Pump
Manual Bilge Pump
Shore Power Inlet
HINCKELY 35 PILOT:
'Whimsey' is #101 of 125 Hinckely Pilot 35's built. Solid
fiberglass hull and deck with flag blue Awlgrip finish on both hull and decks.
The brightwork was due to be re-finished during the 2019 off season; however
due to Covid related shutdowns and delays that work could not be completed
prior to her launch this Spring 2020. She is mechanically very strong and
Expansive cockpit with Edson Pedestal steering and stainless
steel binnacle guard. Plenty of space for a large sailing party if one desires.
Her cockpit is home to ample sail/gear lockers to port and starboard and
additional gear may be stored in the lazarette aft. Winch "pockets"
P&S. Wide side decks with Awlgrip nonskid lead fore and aft. Stainless
steel bow and stern rail and stanchions with single lifelines with gates
P&S. Varnished teak trim including toe rails, cockpit coamings, brow on the
house, and dorade boxes are all have custom canvas covers for sun protection.
Completed in late 1967 she carries a 1968 hull #.
Multiple anchor set ups
Horse shoe life ring
Fenders with fleece covers and Docklines
Teak boarding/swim ladder
Varnished teak cockpit table
Closed cell foam cockpit cushions
All deck canvas gear has been done in Cream and includes a dodger, mainsail
cover and her hatch and dorade covers and cockpit cushions.
Under current tenure of ownership, 'Whimsey' has been thoroughly
brought into the 21st century with a new Garmin chart plotter and radar,
installed Spring 2020. She's also equipped with Autopilot, depth and speed
monitors, a VHF, a helm-mounted compass and a all new batteries and a new
Her Volvo Penta was installed in '88 and is 43 hp. She is
currently reading over 1,000 hours on her meter as the time this listing was
made (August 2020). She has a Racor fuel filters, and bronze thru hulls and
DIMENSIONS: Length at Waterline: 25'-00" Max Draft:
5'-00" Ballast: 4,200 Displacement: 13,500
ACCOMMODATIONS: Accommodations for four in a "Herreshoff
Style" interior with varnished mahogany trim on white flat panels with a
varnished teak and holly sole. There is an abundance of natural light and
ventilation with nine fixed ports, two large hatches and two dorades. There is
ample artificial lighting with reading lamps for her berths and above the
galley and head.
Starting forward is the private stateroom with V-berth with
filler. Above the berth the hull is lined with varnished "ceilings"
while below the berth there is storage in drop face lockers. At the forward
bulkhead there is a vented mahogany door that accesses the anchor locker which
is also fitted with shelves for stowage of miscellaneous gear that is not
Aft and to port is the Head which features a manual W.C. plumbed
via a Y-valve to the holding tank. At the fwd bulkhead is a stainless steel sink
with H&C pressure water on a "telephone" style fixture to
facilitate showering, drainage for which runs to a separate sump with electric
pump out. The holding tank has been fitted with a Tank Watch level monitoring
system. Storage in lockers outboard.
Next aft is the full width Main Salon which features pull out
port and starboard transom berths/ settees. There is storage below both berths
in drop face lockers, behind the seat backs in large drop face lockers, and
above the berths in deep full length shelves. Dining is from a varnished
mahogany table that conveniently stows against the forward bulkhead when not in
use. At the forward port bulkhead there are two book shelves. Forward of the
starboard berth are two large hanging lockers.
The Galley is full-width and U-shaped aft in the Main Cabin,
splitting either side of the companion way. She's bright with white formica
counter tops and teak trim. To port she is fitted with a Gimballed alcohol
three burner stainless steel stove with oven, with a matching formica stove
cover that provides additional workspace when stove is not in use. There is
storage above and below the stove with vented sliding mahogany doors to locker
storage outboard above and additional drawer storage under stove. Aft there's a
single basin stainless steel sink with single handle fixture with hot and cold
pressure water and hand pump for fresh water. To starboard, a counter top hatch
is opened to access a 7.5 cubic feet stainless steel icebox, fitted with a
refrigeration system, and with teak grate and shelf. Above is another vented,
sliding mahogany locker for additional storage.
Mounted to the aft bulkhead is the propane monitor and control
unit and sniffer, a double 110v outlet, 12v and 11v breaker panel with selector
switch and hot water switch. 12v lights flood the galley countertop with light.
The cabin sole includes a dustpan with teak grate. And the aft lower bulkhead
and counter top remove to reveal easy access to mechanical systems.
The yacht is wired for both 12 Volt DC and 110 volt AC service:
All standing rigging and electronics are grounded to the keel by means of heavy
Bass electrical distribution AC-DC breaker panel (1989)
Switch panel with breakers
2 Group 31 AGM Batteries w/ selector switch
Alternator: 80-amp engine alternator charges batteries
110 Volt AC
Switch panel with breakers
30 amp shore power connection aft
50' 30 map shore power cord
Outlet: GFI 110V
Water heater (also eng. supplied)
1988 Volvo 2003T turbo 43-hp 3-cylinder fwc diesel engine:
Stainless steel shaft w/cutters
3-blade 16" x 11" LH fixed bronze propeller
Racor fuel filter
Morse engine controls at helm - with throttle and forward/reverse
Fuel pump (2011)
Fuel manifold and fuel hoses (2008)
Saltwater intake seacock on engine
Engine compartment blower
Automatic fire extinguishing system for engine compartment
6-gallon stainless steel hot water heater
Par water pressure pump
Par sump pump
Automatic electric bilge pump with manual override
(2) Whale hand operated bilge pumps - cockpit and main cabin with extended
Fuel: 30-gal tank (1993) - Electric fuel boost pump and remote gauge in main
Fresh Water: 70-gallons total in two (2) stainless steel water tanks (Main tank
Holding Tank: with tank watch gauge and electric macerator pump with deck
ON DECK: SAILS AND RIGGING:
Hinckley fabricated aluminum spars -White Awlgripped- Deck
stepped single spreader aluminum mast with spruce spreaders (1994)
Main sail - Full batten with cover, North (1998) - Dutchman system on main
Harken Roller Furling headsail: 90% Working Jib
120% Genoa - Dacron, Halsey (1996)
135% Tri-radial Genoa - with foam luff and sun shield - Halsey (1991)
Spinnaker: MPS - with sock - Bohndell
Adjustable gGenoa cars: Hinckley custom low profile Genoa blocks
Harken mainsheet & traveler, mounted aft of helm
Stainless steel 1 x 19 wire standing rigging to swagged terminals and
turnbuckle tensioners, replaced prior to 2007
Varnished teak shroud rigging rollers
Masthead tri-color light with anchor light and strobe
Twin spreader lights
Forespar lightning protector
Fenders with covers
Varnished teak stern staff and ensign
WINCHES: ◦ (2) #27 ST Primaries: Self-tailing chrome, Barient◦ Main halyard
winch - Self-tailing chrome, Barient ◦ Jib halyard winch - Self-tailing chrome,
Barient ◦ Barient winch handles
Folding varnished mahogany boarding Ladder in custom canvas pouch
10# LPG aluminum tank
Anchor roller (2008)
35# CQR anchor with 200' rode and chain lead
15# Danforth anchor with rode
20 HT Danforth NAVIGATION:
A chart locker is mounted above the counter top in galley
Engine and generator 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.
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.
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Growing up in Kennebunk, Maine, Charlotte has spent most of her life on the water. Her mother taught her how to sail on a wooden boat her grandfather built and she has spent every summer since racing around the buoys aboard dinghies and big boats along the coast of New England. She holds a USCG license as well as a bachelor's degree in Political Science with a focus in American Public Policy and Constitutional Law from St. Mary’s College in Maryland.
During her summers off from college, Charlotte taught at and managed the junior sailing program at SailMaine. After earning her degree, she worked as a project coordinator for a utility company. Trading in her hardhat to return to life on the water, Charlotte took her STCW-95 and went to work on private yachts and joined the crew at True Course Yachting as a First Mate and detailer. She then moved back to Maine full time to manage Chicks Marina in Kennebunkport. She is an ABBRA (American Boat Builders & Repairers Association) certified Marine Service Manager. During her tenure at Chicks, the marina was awarded the MarinaLife third and then second best small marina in the US and the Elite Fleet and Boaters’ Choice awards from Marinas.com and Dockwa, both for a five-star customer experience!
Charlotte has done extensive one design racing throughout the United States- most recently campaigning J24s. She is a boat owner and member of the Portland Yacht Club. Her passion for customer service and connecting with people in the yachting industry led her to join East Coast Yacht Sales to help her fellow boaters into their dream vessels!