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1968 Hinckley Bermuda 40 Custom Yawl

$99,000 USD

  • $99,000 USD
  • Bob Pooler
  • Active
  • Used
  • Cruiser Racer Sailboats
  • 1968
  • Hinckley
  • Bermuda 40 Custom Yawl
  • Monterey, California, US
  • Sail
  • 40ft / 12.19 m
  • 11ft 9in / 3.58 m
  • Westerbeke
  • Fwc Diesel
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-05-21
  • 2016-08-19
  • 1852757

RAPTURE is a great older Bermuda 40 that has an extensive inventory and has been sailed and loving cared for by her owners for the past 9 years. She is nicely equipped for new adventures and should be seen.


RAPTURE is a Flag Blue B-40 Yawl with an offshore layout plan that sleeps 6 in two cabins and features a tiled solid fuel stove. She has a varnished Honduras mahogany interior and recently covered cushions.

A very well equipped B-40, RAPTURE has been lovingly cared for by her long time current owners.

Upgrades include:

  • Electrical distribution panel
  • Main and genoa sails
  • Boom vang
  • Interior fabric
  • Cockpit seating cushions
  • Interior Formica
  • Galley and head faucets
  • Nav Station with radar, GPS, entertainment and VHF radios and electrical distribution panel
  • Portlight replaced


  • Flag Blue Awlgrip topsides (2003)
  • Off-White house and deck with Cloud Gray nonskid molded in.
  • Off-White single boot stripe
  • Red bottom paint
  • Varnished teak rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • Gloss varnished exterior trim

Construction: Solid hand laid fiberglass hull, reinforced with additional laminations in all stress areas. Deck is set in a 6” flange that is molded into the hull, fiberglassed and bolted to form a permanent hull/deck joint.

  • External lead keel - fastened with stainless steel bolts.
  • Plus the bronze centerboard - operated by a worm gear with override in case of grounding.

Deck features:

  • Varnished teak toe rails, handrails and exterior trim
  • Stainless steel stem iron with bow roller, bow pulpit, stern pulpit and rails, and stanchions with double lifelines.
  • Chrome dorade ventilators on varnished teak dorade boxes with white plexiglass covers
  • Opening white translucent hatches
  • Aft lazarette storage
  • Chocks for spinnaker pole, reaching pole, and two sets of anchor chocks on house top
  • Cabintop chocks and tie-down fittings for Dyer dinghy
  • Navigation lights (2-sets), steaming light, two deck lights and two anchor lights.


Hinckley aluminum main and mizzen masts and booms with 1x19 stainless steel standing rigging with Stalok terminals.

  • Forespar aluminum main and mizzen spreaders with stainless steel spreader link plates
  • Harken Mark II roller furling headstay
  • Harken Magic Box main boom outhaul system and sliding gooseneck
  • Main and mizzen boom topping lifts
  • Mechanical boom vang (2013)
  • Insulated backstay for loran and SSB antenna
  • Mizzen running backstay
  • Spinnaker pole - mounts in chocks
  • Reaching pole - mounts in chocks
  • Bridge deck mounted main traveler system
  • Rope halyards and sheets
  • (2) Signal flag halyards on spreaders and main and mizzen mast flag halyards
  • (6) Varnished teak rigging rollers
  • Sunbrella canvas covers for most teak (2011)


  • #28 ST cockpit primaries - Barient
  • Cockpit secondaries - South Coast
  • #20 Jib halyard - Barient
  • #20 Spinnaker halyard - Barlow
  • #19 ST Mainsail halyard - Barient
  • #10 Mizzen sheet - Barient
  • Barient and South Coast winch handles


  • Main sail - 2 reef points, Pineapple, 2013
  • Mizzen - with reef point - Bohndell
  • 150% roller-reefing Genoa - Pineapple, 2013
  • 85% Working Jib - luff tape
  • Storm jib - luff tape
  • Storm Trysail - Hallett
  • Spinnaker - with snuffer


Cockpit features include varnished teak cockpit coamings that include storage pockets. There are three varnished teak covered aft lazarette storage areas (two for propane). The cockpit offers spacious seating capability that includes large, opening dry storage sail lockers. There are recessed engine switches, instrument panel and bulkhead mounted nav instruments. (See Electronics in Nav Station area.)

The Edson pedestal with wheel steering includes:

  • Stainless steel 30" destroyer-type steering wheel - with elkhide covered rim
  • Stainless steel pedestal guard
  • Binnacle 6” Compass – chrome cover and light
  • Engine Controls

Locking companionway hatch leads to the interior accommodations below deck. Screens for the hatch store in a custom rack in forward cabin.

  • Edson pedestal wheel steering
  • (5) Custom grey cockpit cushions
  • White cockpit dodger (2001) - stainless steel frame
  • (2) Sunbrella Natural awnings
  • Mizzen helm seat - Custom fold-up stainless steel helm seat with cushion, mizzen mounted.
  • Custom raised removable teak sole grate
  • (2) Sunbrella Natural weather cloths


  • Autohelm 6000 Autopilot - bulkhead mounted control panel with remote
  • Furuno 1721 Radar - custom mounted in upper locker at top of companionway
  • Furuno GPS (2012) with WAAS capable external antenna
  • VHF transceiver (2010)
  • Danforth Constellation 6” Compass (rebuilt 1996)
  • Davis hand-bearing compass
  • Datamarine LX-360 Wind Machine - Cockpit
  • Datamarine S-100 KL LCD digital Knotmeter - Cockpit
  • Datamarine S400DL Corinthian II Depth sounder - Cockpit
  • Datamarine Sandpiper digital DL-2480 Depth sounder - Nav station


Sleeps six in two cabins with a traditional layout plan that includes a tiled solid fuel stove. Satin-varnished Honduras mahogany wood interior with a white overhead and a solid bright-varnished teak and holly cabin sole.

  • Berths have cushions with White Naugahyde bottoms.
  • Ship's bell
  • Salem Ship's clock and a barometer
  • Sony AM/FM stereo/CD player and with interior stereo speakers

Interior Plan includes:

  • MAIN CABIN - includes Main Salon and Galley/Nav Station
  • HEAD

Galley, Aft

The U-shaped Galley includes a Nav Area on the starboard side.

Features To port:

  • Beige Formica countertops (2012) with teak trim and 3 dome lights over
  • Shipmate gimballed 3-burner LPG stove with oven and remote marinetic propane switch.
  • Double stainless steel sink has fixtures with hot and cold pressure water
  • There are drawer, locker, bin storage areas.
  • 6-cup rack and paper towel rack
  • Red and White dome lights

To starboard:

  • SeaFrost 110-volt refrigeration - countertop hatch accessed, engine-driven with 110-volt back-up
  • Sliding door and custom storage outboard.

Nav Area (Starboard):

  • Refrigeration countertop acts as a large nav table
  • Large chart storage locker overhead
  • Custom formica chart table stores in chart locker
  • Red/White overhead chart light

Aft, an oilskin locker is aft along with the companionway steps to the cockpit. The steps are removable for easy engine access behind.

Main Salon, Amidship:

Traditional style plan has port and starboard pull-out transom berths with pilot berths over outboard and storage drawers under.

  • A varnished mahogany drop-leaf dining table is on center

  • Starboard forward are two hanging lockers and a locking liquor locker
  • Handrails - Integral varnished mahogany handrails are outboard port and starboard
  • Six (6) portlights, port and starboard
  • Opening overhead hatch with removable screen offering natural light and ventilation

Custom salon features:

  • Tiled solid fuel stove - forward starboard
  • Curtains (2010) on port and starboard portlights
  • Four 12-volt cabin lights
  • 12-volt fan - bulkhead mounted
  • (2) Cybernet stereo speakers

Head, Forward Port:

Next aft is the private head with features that include:

  • Beige formica (2012) countertop with teak trim
  • Stainless steel sink with hand-held shower, hot and cold pressure water, and manual hand-pump. Brass fixtures replaced 2012.
  • Teak sole grate
  • Medicine chest with mirror
  • Linen locker, clothes hamper
  • Towel rack, toothbrush and glass rack, soap dish
  • Wilcox-Crittendon Skipper II head with Y-valve to LectraSan MSD
  • Opening portlight
  • 12-volt light and custom Suntronic red night light

Forward Cabin:

V-berth (6’ 8”) forward has filler to form a double berth with cushions.

  • Seat between berths has storage and matching cushion
  • Bookshelves are port and starboard, outboard the V-berths
  • Drawer and bin storage below V-berths
  • Mahogany 6-drawer dresser - port
  • Hanging locker is to starboard
  • Ports with curtains
  • 12-volt fan and two 12-volt lights
  • Opening overhead hatch to foredeck with removable screens offers natural light and ventilation.

Forward is access to the forepeak chain locker and an anchor windlass switch. A separate door separates this cabin from the main cabin area.


Separate electrical breaker panels for 12-volt DC and 110-volt AC systems.


  • Blue Seas Systems circuit breaker / distribution panel (2014)
  • Separate systems for engine starting and accessories
  • Starting battery: #27-70 12-volt (2014)
  • House battery: #8D30 12-volt (2009)
  • (2) Battery switches
  • (2) Balmar alternators
  • (2) Leese-Neville solid-state voltage regulators
  • 12-volt service light


  • 110-volt shore power cords and connectors
  • Battery charger
  • Water heater and refrigerator systems
  • (2) GFI-protected electrical outlets


1995 Westerbeke 46 FWC diesel engine with Hurth reduction gear transmission, stainless steel shaft with razor spur cutters and 2-blade propeller.

  • Racor remote fuel filter + Westerbeke on engine fuel filter
  • (2) Spare 2-blade props
  • Emergency engine temperature alarm
  • Engine instrument panel
  • Raw water pump and raw water 1/2" sea strainer
  • Flojet 4325/1432 automatic wash-down pump and strainer
  • Jabsco deck wash pump system
  • Freshwater pressure pump (2015) with manual back-up
  • Oil drain hose
  • Par bilge automatic 12-volt pump (2015)
  • Par sump automatic 12-volt pump (2015)
  • Electric 6-gallon hot water heater
  • Engine and stove fuel shut-off valves
  • Fireboy automatic/manual 1301 Halon engine fire extinguisher system
  • Fuel tanks include tank gauge
  • Bilge fan
  • LectraSan MSD head system with Y-valve


Ground Tackle:

  • Ideal electric windlass with reversing motor, chain gypsy, chain stopper and chain pipe with cover and 2 deck switches.
  • 35# CQR anchor mounted in bow roller + 150’ x 5/16” chain
  • 35# Danforth anchor - in lazarette
  • 20# Danforth anchor - cabintop mounted
  • 20# Fisherman's folding anchor - cabintop mounted
  • Para anchor (in bag)
  • 285' x 1/2" nylon rode with 3/8" anchor shackle in bag
  • 85' x 5/8" nylon rode with 1/2" Wichard D shackle
  • 3/8" stainless steel chain - hook with 30' x 5/8" nylon rode (anchor chain snubber)
  • 8' x 7/16" chain
  • 6' x 3/8" chain


  • Electric deck wash hose system
  • Hinckley custom boarding/swim ladder
  • Emergency folding boarding ladder
  • Aqua Signal tri-color masthead nav/anchor/strobe light with glare shield
  • 12-volt Search light
  • Electric horn
  • Brass fog horn
  • (2) Horseshoe life rings - with port and starboard brackets
  • (4) Life jackets - (Adult)
  • (2) Life Jackets - (Adult - type II)
  • Lifesling with bracket
  • Man overboard pole
  • (2) Flare kits and Olin flare gun
  • Firdell blipper radar reflector (mizzen mount)
  • (3) Fire extinguishers
  • Avon 6-man liferaft (soft pack, stowed in cockpit locker, packing date unknown)
  • Cruiser's medicine kit
  • Emergency tiller system with tiller
  • Gusher 10 MK3 manual bilge pump
  • Telescoping boat hook
  • Companionway screens - store in fwd cabin
  • Harkin bosun's seat
  • Fenders
  • Docklines + 30' x 3/4" mooring line
  • (2) Freshwater hoses with nozzles
  • (2) 20# propane tanks
  • Wood stove chimney (in bag)
  • Brush with long handle
  • Diving snorkel, mask and fins
  • (2) Sunbrella weather cloths
  • Clothing nets
  • International flag set
  • Tools and manuals
  • Miscellaneous lines, tools, spare parts (including snap shackles and blocks), etc.
  • Spare gas and diesel cans + a grease gun
  • Metz masthead AM/FM and VHF antenna
  • Dyer Dhow 7' 11" fiberglass dinghy
  • Honda 2-hp 4-cycle outboard engine with lifting harness
  • Dinghy lifting harness


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.

For Sale By Hinckley Yacht Brokerage - Southwest Harbor

Hinckley Yacht Brokerage 130 Shore Road
Southwest Harbor, Maine, 04679