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.
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Fresh Water Tanks: (200 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (100 Gallons)
Max Draft: 5'4"/11'10" Displacement: 34000
THISTLE 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.
Flag Blue topsides
White house and deck with tan molded in nonskid
Gold leaf cove stripe
Red bottom paint
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
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.
Aft 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:
Binnacle mounted compass with cover.
Stainless steel binnacle guard.
Some cockpit amenities include:
Hinckley cockpit dodger with window.
Hood Awning - mainsail awning cover.
Teak folding cockpit table.
Teak cockpit sole grate.
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
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
INTERIOR WALK-THROUGH: Can sleep up to 8-persons in comfortable accommodations including:
Aft Master Cabin, with ensuite head
Forward Guest Cabin
AFT MASTER STATEROOM Aft to port is the Master Stateroom that has a private ensuite Head forward to starboard.
The Master Stateroom features include:
Wide berths are port and starboard.
Drawer and drop-front storage under the berths.
A seat is inboard the berth.
Large hanging locker.
Large opening port to the cockpit.
Ensuite Private AFT HEAD: A solid mahogany door accesses the Owner's private head with shower.
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:
Separated from the next forward full-width Main Salon by half bulkheads.
Convenient to Cockpit and Dining area.
Opening port in Galley and Nav Station
GALLEY: Amidship to port is the Galley, also convenient to the Dining area, and has a White U-shaped Formica countertop. Features include:
Countertop double-hatch accessed 9-cu/ft. refrigeration (engine or 12-volt driven) with ice cube trays.
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.
Ideal electric windlass
CQR 60# anchor - mounted forward in bow roller.
Danforth 35# anchor
(3) Anchor rodes
Gale Rider anchor drogue
Custom stainless steel boarding ladder.
(2) Boat hooks
Tool kit and sail repair kit
Fenders, with new custom fender covers (2001)
Hatch covers - new 2006
Dishes, utensils and galleyware
First aid kit
Horseshoe life rings
Avon 10’2” dinghy (2001)
New AC/DC panel
New Hatches installed
New cushions (interior)
New electronic/entertainment system.
New cold-plate refrigeration system
New reverse-cycle heat/air conditioning
New satellite antennae
New main sail
Hull was filled, faired and Awlgripped Flag Blue. Cowls rechromed and painted.
Rebuilt: 45-amp engine alternator
Replaced: Lifelines & gates on the stainless steel stanchions, running rigging: halyards & sheets, topping lift, & furling line. All opening ports and hatch gaskets replaced *
New: Watermaker, hot water heater, monel shaft & 3 blade Max prop, safety glass to main cabin large ports, nay lights on bow pulpit, all hoses replaced & re-clamped, fuel gauges & senders.
Re-bedding coamings, aft hatches re-glued, aft head, galley and chart table area, main salon and fo’castle wooded, stained and 7 coats of varnish, new moldings and flooring in heads, caned-front cabinets throughout, tool locker under companionway steps, new teak companionway hatch cover, teak gratings.
COMMENTS THISTLE is captain maintained and ready to sail away today. She is easily seen in the water at her Oxford, Maryland location.
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.