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CHAPTER II is a very well cared for 2003 Picnic Boat EP that has been Hinckley maintained for the past 5 years in Southwest Harbor, ME. She has new Stidd seats, stainless steel handrails, and air conditioning. Highly recommended by broker.
THIS BOAT IS A CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED BOAT BY Hinckley CPO!
The Picnic Boat EP (Extended Pilothouse) sleeps two comfortably forward and includes Head with shower, and Galley. An L-shaped settee with table and two forward-facing Stidd seats are in the Pilothouse. Cockpit seating is available with a forward-facing aft settee and a molded-in aft-facing engine box seat.
CHAPTER II is a late 2003 model completed and commissioned in early 2004, Hull #285.
Some introductory boat features include:
* This boat will transfer with a Hinckley "CPO" Certified Pre-Owned Warranty.
Hull is Kevlar/E-glass hybrid outer skin with balsa and Corecell core carbon fiber inner skin, SCRIMPed with vinylester resin. Deck and cockpit are E-glass and balsa core and Corecell core carbon fiber, SCRIMPED with vinylester resin. The deck sole has a molded-in nonskid pattern.
Swim Platform: Heavy duty swim platform has teak treads, stainless steel bracket and half-round.
Entry to the cockpit:
Seating in the cockpit is available in the Picnic EP engine box that has an integrated wet bar and an aft-facing cushioned seat finished in custom Sunbrella Bigger Stripe Oyster fabric for the seat bottoms and seat backs.
The wet bar at the aft end of the pilothouse includes a molded sink with foldaway faucet and hot and cold pressure water, insulated and self-draining icebox, and a storage drawer. The sink and cooler have a varnished teak cover. The entire engine box/wet bar and seat is hinged on the aft end and has electric lift for easy access to the engine.
Aft is a full-width settee with back and seat cushions finished in fabric that matches the pilothouse cushions. Aft settee includes two hinged lids under the cushions to allow access to removable storage tubs and to access bilge areas.
A full Ivory-color cockpit cover that attaches to pilothouse with snaps around cockpit coaming.
Other cockpit features include:
The Pilothouse interior has a varnished teak locking companionway door. Two varnished teak handrails are under the aft outboard ends of the pilothouse cabintop and another varnished teak handrail runs the centerline length of the pilothouse overhead.
Forward are new Stidd Helm seats and passenger seats on powder-coated pedestals that are height, as well as forward and aft, adjustable. They can swivel to face aft. These seats are finished in Light Ivory Ultra-Leather. Forward are stainless steel footrests.
Forward Port - Forward Passenger area also includes a varnished teak integral handrail/cup holder on the forward bulkhead. A stainless steel footrest is below the handrail. Outboard are controls for the Mobil Power and Air Conditioning. Below the switches is a louvered door locker outboard of the navigator seat pedestal.
Next aft, the extended Pilothouse roof shades additional settee seating with a L-shaped settee with a varnished teak shelf-rim to port that faces inboard and forward and has back and bottom cushions covered in custom Ivory Ultraleather.
Helm Station (Starboard):
Alpine CDA-7892 AM/FM/CD stereo receiver, changer controller
Alpine CHA-S634 6-disc CD changer with CDA 7892 head unit integrated with Alpine Ai-Net. - Can read CD, CD-R, CD-RW and MP3 format.
(4) Alpine speakers (black): (2) Alpine SPS-1629 speakers on V-berth forward bulkhead, (2) Alpine STM6666 speakers in pilothouse.
The Interior is finished in satin-varnished cherry, including sheathing. The cabin sole is varnished teak and holly and has a custom cabin sole cover.
From the Pilothouse companionway is the Galley to port, private Head to starboard and V-berth accommodations forward.
The stove is set in the countertop forward and has a custom wood stove cover/cutting board which adds to the already ample counter space surrounding the sink. Microwave is built in outboard. The refrigeration is mounted aft of the sink and is accessed by a lift-up top.
The Galley is separated from the V-berth area with a “pantry” locker with louvered door and several shelves, and a dish stowage bin is above the pantry locker.
HEAD (Next aft starboard):
Low resistance, heavy copper and sacrificial zinc anode electrical bonding system:
12-Volt DC System:
110-Volt 30-Amp AC System:
2010 Yanmar 6LY2-STP 440-hp diesel engine, Hamilton 292 Jet Drive, ZF IRM220PL transmission and Vetus 7” 12-volt bow thruster.
Acoustic foam-lined engine box insulation and double gaskets on engine box cover with electric-riser.
Engine box exhaust fan
Ground Tackle Equipment:
Muir electric windlass pkg: Flush foredeck anchor locker houses a Muir electric windlass with Delta 22# anchor + 15' SS chain & 150’ anchor rode and stainless steel bow roller. The windlass can be operated from the Helm Station or a handheld remote at anchor locker.