1972 Hinckley H-48 Yawl
THISTLE is a timeless Flag Blue classic Hinckley H-48 Yawl offered by Hinckley Yachts in Annapolis, Maryland whose sailing characteristics must be experienced. She was completely refitted in 2006, including new 2006 Yanmar engine, to comply with the stringent Bermuda offshore sailing regulations and also met the stringent requirements for the 2008 Newport to Bermuda Race. Great headroom, with a layout plan that includes Forward and Aft Staterooms and two Heads. Easily shown.
DimensionsMax Draft: 5'4"/11'10"
INTRODUCTIONTHISTLE is a keel/centerboard Hinckley 48 Yawl and can sleep 8 in three cabins. This classic traditional interior has 6' 9" headroom in the main salon, is finished in varnished mahogany with varnished teak and holly sole and also has custom finished caned-locker doors.
CONSTRUCTIONFlag Blue topsides White house and deck with tan molded in nonskid Gold leaf cove stripe White bootstripe Red bottom paint
Construction:One piece molded hand laid fiberglass hull. Deck, deckhouse, and cockpit are fiberglass molded in one piece with the deck balsa core molded providing a light but rigid structure. Deck is set into a 6” flange in the hull, then fiberglassed and bolted in place. Nonskid pattern is molded into the deck and the sail locker seats.
Keel: External 10,600 lb. lead keel is fastened with Everdur bolts. Centerboard: Bronze 940 lb. centerboard with Hinckley worm-gear lift with override - Electric with manual back-up. Varnished teak rub rail with stainless steel cap
Deck features:Stainless steel stem head with bow roller. Stainless steel bow and stern pulpits. Stanchions and double lifelines and gates. Varnished teak toe rails, dorade boxes, handrails, aft lazarette box and covers and cockpit coaming. Double dorade forward with stainless steel dorades painted white inside with a varnished teak storage box between. Stainless steel dorade guard. Stainless steel mast guard rail port and starboard. Stainless steel genoa tracks. (2) Hatches with varnished teak boxes and translucent covers. Deck mount for spinnaker and whisker poles.
COCKPITAft cockpit has varnished teak coamings, a forward bridge deck and pedestal wheel steering:
Large opening cockpit seats double as water-sealed storage bins and sail lockers. Molded in nonskid on seat tops. Engine controls, sheets, and winches are all easily accessible. Full instrumentation panel.
Cockpit binnacle has stainless steel “destroyer type” wheel steering:
Some cockpit amenities include:
Forward is the varnished teak hatch that leads to the interior accommodations below.
From the cockpit, down the aft companionway steps that lead into the Main Cabin with the Galley and Navigation Station port and starboard and the full-width Main Salon forward. Aft to port is the Master Stateroom with an Ensuite private Head. Next forward is the Forward Head and the Guest Stateroom forward most.
Interior is finished:Satin-varnished mahogany interior White overhead Varnished teak and holly sole. (2) Opening hatches, (4) ports (including two-opening ports) and the companionway hatch provide natural light and ventilation. Locker doors throughout have custom cane with varnished mahogany trim
Can sleep up to 8-persons in comfortable accommodations including:
AFT MASTER STATEROOM
Aft to port is the Master Stateroom that has a private ensuite Head forward to starboard.
The Master Stateroom features include:
Ensuite Private AFT HEAD:
A solid mahogany door accesses the Owner's private head with shower.
Features include:White Formica countertop Stainless steel sink with fixtures, including a hand-held telephone shower Hot and cold pressure water Marine head, plumbed to holding tank. Built-in waste bin Mirror over sink Locker storage outboard
NEXT FORWARD AMIDSHIP:
MAIN CABIN: Incorporates the Galley, Nav Station and Main Salon.
The Galley and separate Navigation Station are port and starboard next forward:
Amidship to port is the Galley, also convenient to the Dining area, and has a White U-shaped Formica countertop. Features include:
NAVIGATION STATION (Starboard):
Located opposite the Galley is the well-lit Navigation Station.
Nav Area features include:
Electronics and Navigation Equipment:
MAIN SALON, Amidship:
The full-width Main Salon offers:
Port and starboard are:
Hinckley gimballed, varnished mahogany dining table - with drop-leafs.
Located forward to port, the large separate Head has a solid mahogany door and is easily accessible by all forward accommodations.
This cabin features:
This private Stateroom is finished in varnished mahogany and has a solid mahogany door.
SAILS & RIGGINGFamit Marine aluminum main and mizzen masts and booms (1994 - Overhauled and Awlgripped). Standing rigging of 1 x 19 super stainless steel wire to Stalock terminals, internal halyards (1993). Custom metal mast boom and masthead (New 1982) Harken roller furler. Spinnaker gear, including twin spinnaker poles and a reaching strut. Lazy jack New (2000) running rigging including main, spinnaker and staysail halyards, new main and genoa sheets, furling line, and topping lift.
All Barient winches:
ELECTRICALNewly installed (2006) panel for separate 12-volt DC electrical systems for starting and accessories:
Separate 12-volt DC electrical systems:
110-volt AC electrical system:
Electrical circuit breaker panel includes:
Generator: Next Generation UCM2-515 generator - 175-hrs 7/2007.
MECHANICAL2006 Yanmar Turbo 4JH3-TE diesel engine (210-hrs. 7/2007).
New 2001: Monel shaft and Max prop. New 2000: Fuel gauges and senders
(2) Engine alternators: 110-amp and 45-amp (Engine 45-amp alternator, rebuilt 2000). Allcraft 12-gallon hot water heater (new 2000) from engine or electrical system, located under the companionway steps. Little Wonder 8.5 gal/hr watermaker (New 2006) Stainless steel holding tank (new 2000) with pump-out plumbing for Y-valve. *Both heads rebuilt Winter 2000-1. Spare parts list includes: engine parts, steering cable, backstay, rigging items.
Deck wash down systems. Engine-driven Jabsco bilge pump. Electric submersible bilge pump. Whale double-action bilge pump - by helm. Edson 18” diaphragm bilge pump.
Fixed Halon automatic fire extinguisher. Portable fire extinguishers.
ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENTGround Tackle:
Ideal electric windlass CQR 60# anchor - mounted forward in bow roller. Danforth 35# anchor (3) Anchor rodes Gale Rider anchor drogue
New AC/DC panel New engine New Hatches installed New cushions (interior) New electronic/entertainment system. New cold-plate refrigeration system New generator New reverse-cycle heat/air conditioning New satellite antennae New main sail