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1979 Hinckley Bermuda 40 MK III Yawl
Introducing "SECRET STORY", a classic and iconic Hinckley Bermuda 40 MK III Yawl centerboard keel sailing yacht. Her experienced second owners consider themselves lucky stewards of this gorgeous sailboat and their care is obvious putting her in the top of the class. She is truly a stunner equipped to sail around the world, much of which she has done with ease in even the worst of ocean conditions. Her owners have kept her in meticulous condition with integrity in mind. Her woodwork since new has always been kept after and gleams. Always stored indoors during the winters (masts included), her soft goods are laundered, and vacuum sealed. Sails, running rigging and dock lines are all properly washed, stowed and the spinnaker treated with Sailkote. Bluewater sailors would appreciate her amazing, custom deck mold and inlaid Teak decks, split rig, shallow draft and centerboard, clear companionway boards, oversized chain, and powerful windlass, watermaker, dodger with oversized frame, custom Graham awning, solar panel, Onboard Solutions True Power 400 PS, super reliable engine and assortment of the necessary tools and spare parts. Extensive Refit 2002-2006.
The interior finish is varnished African Mahogany hull sides and handrails with varnished teak and holly sole with built in dustpan and grate.
Entering from the cockpit, the companionway steps include a locker at the top step. The main cabin incorporates the galley to port, navigation station to starboard aft, and full width salon, separated by half bulkheads. Forward are the Head and Master Stateroom.
The L-Shaped Galley is immediately to port from the companionway opposite the nav station with counter workspace and stowage.
Located forward through a solid mahogany door is the Master Stateroom with V-Berth and insert to create a double berth.
Sails and Rigging:
The spacious B40 cockpit has a bridge deck for the helmsman, two large seat lockers and a Teak coaming with scuttles cut for access to the hollow winch bases, Teak covered cockpit coamings with winch pockets and a Teak sole. There is storage in the opening watertight cockpit seats that include a sail locker.
Engine 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.