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1963 HINCKLEY Sou’wester

16 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:


Excellent condition, stored inside during the last 30 years. Owner is mastercraftsman and woodworker and has made many boats by hand. Magnificent vessel and has been scrupulously maintained.

Designed by Henry R. Hinckley
Keel: Full
Length on Deck: 22.6
Engine: Grey Marine Flathead, 4 cylinder, 1997, 25 Hp engine built by Van Ness Engineering. New water pump, coil, alternator, regulator, carburetor & fuel pump). Engine compartment completely redone and 1″ sound insulation throughout and added bronze manhole access in cockpit. Converted to transistorized ignition.

Interior sleeps four in two cabins. Classic interior. Cushions are reupholstered in black ultra suede fabric. Custom window treatments. Solar vent added in main cabin. Separate head is aft of forward cabin. Galley is completely remodeled w Corian countertop, stainless steel grate added to ice box, etc.
Ample storage throughout.

Construction: Hull and deck are laid fiberglass. 520 lead added for ballast. Topsides and cabinhouse and deck are light blue w molded in non-skid teak toe rails and eyebrows. 8 portlights and 1 porthole.


Owner is negotiable. Vessel is on the hard in Port Washington, New York. Sold “as is” and “where is”.

Contact: Steve/Patty (# removed)

We offer 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.

Equipment on Board:

Furuno 1191 Loran, Standard Horizon VHF, New knot meter-
Model Standard SL45 w bronze thru hull fitting, Garman 172 C GPS and Datamarine Sandpiper 2480 D1 depth sounder. New transducer.

Cockpit: Varnished tiller steering w cover. New California style Dodger. Opening cockppit seats w storage port and starboard. Two aft deck lazarette storage lockers.

Sails and Rigging:
New Doyle Mainsail Stack Pack 5/2008. New Harken 6-1 Blocs for down haul w new line. # 1
Working Jib by Quantum sails. New Jib sheets for working Jib, New main sheet 5/04. New Harken roller installed 5/2005. New standing rigging upper & lower shrouds replaced summer 1991. Equipped w 2 Barient #19STC 2 speed self-tailing winches and winch handles.

Equipped w 2 new 8G27M GelTech batteries 700 MCA 505 CCA (5/2008).

This boat must be seen!!

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