CLASSIC DOWNEAST BOAT WITH HINCKLEY ATTENTION TO DETAIL.
Raymond Bunker designed this very traditional and proven Downeast hull that was most successfully built in various configurations, including work boats and flybridge pleasure boats by Jarvis Newman of Southwest Harbor, Maine.
In the mid 1980s, Hinckley Yachts. also of Southwest Harbor, Maine, selected this graceful hull and finished four cruisers that incorporated their special attention to detail and overall craftsmanship.
Puffin is one of these special boats and is equipped with the preferable Caterpillar 3208-TA, a most reliable and dependable diesel that provides 375 hp. Only 1943 hours are showing on the hour meter. Puffin has a black awlgripped hull, bow thruster and a generator. All exterior varnish was removed and recoated recently. Currently stored inside.
Designer: Raymond Bunker
LWL: 33' 9"
Beam: 11 feet
Draft: 3' 6"
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208-TA V8 fresh water cooled
Engine Hours: 1943
Engine HP: 375
Fuel: 300 gallons in two aluminum tanks.
Water: 100 gallons in aluminum tank(new in 1998) with level monitor.
Holding Tank: with level monitor, macerator pump.
Hot Water Tank: 12 gallons
Pearl black awlgripped hull
White boot top
Custom bow rail (1996)
Varnished exterior trim, including sheer and toe rails, hand rails, grab rails, revarnished in 2016
Hand laid solid fiberglass hull with built-down keel, attached rudder.
4 blade bronze propeller (new), 1.5 stainless steel shaft with spurs, line cutters, propeller cage.
Stern platform with boarding ladder.
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads, 1
Number of double berths: 2
Two louvered doors forward for access to chain ladder. Port and Starboard vee berth, ash ceilings, storage shelves. Overhead opening hatch, 3 stainless steel opening ports with screens. A fixed bureau aft to port berth containing 4 large drawers with an enclosed hatch below. Two solar vents provide additional ventilation.
The hanging locker with louvered doors is opposite to starboard. A coastal climate control is located on the bulkhead over the starboard berth.
The enclosed forward berth has an electric heater as well as an outlet for the ship's reverse cycle heat and air system.
Head: A large enclosed head provides a vanity with hand-held shower. Hot/cold pressure water, mirror over the stainless steel sink, teak shower grate, manual flush toilet connected to a holding tank which includes a monitor and macerator pump
There is ample locker storage. Opening stainless steel port with screen and curtain.
The galley is opposite the head.
3 burner electric range with oven (Empress Galley Mate)
2 stainless steel sinks with hot/cold pressure water.
Formica counter top
Several storage lockers with drawers
12v/110 v refrigerator (2004)
Opening stainless steel port, curtains, screen
The pilot house has 3 forward windows with center window opening. All front windows replaced in 2004. Two side windows, port and starboard. These are sliding window with screens and curtains. Two fixed aft windows with a varnished pilot house door in the center.
Access to the engine and ship's systems is provided by 4 large hatches in the pilot house sole. Main salon has a removable custom carpet over the sound insulated floor
Helm is starboard with an upholstered helm seat. The guages/navigation system are within hand reach of the navigator. A large settee is located to port. This will extend to make a double berth. A varnished teak shelf runs from the helm seat ft to the stern bulkhead.
The interior of Puffin has varnished teak trim and white bulkheads, galley and forward cabin sole are finished teak with holly splines.
Puffin is equipped with a Marinerair 16000 BTU, reverse cycle air/heating system (1996). There is a Clarion AM/FM cd (2008) with 2 speakers below.
110 v shore power system with Sentry charger
110 v power throughout forward cabin, galley, pilot house
Separate systems for lighting and starting
Northern Lights 6 kw generator with sound shield with approximately 253 hours.
Heart multi-storage battery charger.
Link 10 battery charger
12/110 v refrigeration (2004)
2-12v bilge pumps
2 electric heaters
Remote control search/flood light 2008
Shore power line
Caterpillar 3208-TA f.w.c. diesel, 375 hp, 8 cyl. with approximately 1943 hours.
Caterpillar 2.56:1 twin disc reduction gear
4 blade bronze propeller (new) with 1.5" stainless steel shaft with spurs, prop cage.
Engine panel with engine r.p.m. voltmeter, oil pressure, hour meter, gear oil pressure, rudder angle, fuel gauge, water temperature. Vetus bow thruster, 50 KGF (1998).
AC/DC panel helm starboard side
Generator panel portside helm
ALGAE-X fuel cleaner system
Halon fire system in engine compartment
High wave bilge alarm
Wagner hydraulic wheel steering
Custom teak varnished helm steering wheel
2 Racor fuel filters
Marineair 16000 BTU AC, reverse cycle heat (1996)
Lensref radar reflector
Northstar 952 WAAS color GPS/chartplotter (2003
Raytheon R-40 radar; antenna mounted on aluminum radar mast(new)
Awlgrip on mst 2010
Icom IC-M502 VHF(2003) with new Shakespeare Antenna
B+G depth sounder( 2003)
Datronics marine antenna system
Simrad autopilot( 1999)
Ritchie 5" compass
35 lb. Bruce anchor with 60' chain and 175' nylon rode
35 lb CQR anchor with chain lead and 200' nylon rode
Life ring, life jackets
North sails, cockpit awning with clear side curtains
Window, door, hatch, and port screens
Magnum propane BBQ grill with cover
Salt/freshwater washdown on transom
Lewmar electric windlass
9' Achilles dingy with lifting bridle
Rocknak's Yacht Sales, Inc.
10 Camden Street, P.O. Box 339
Rockport, ME 04856