Known as one of the saltiest ports in Connecticut, and home to some of the prettiest boats that call New England home, Mystic recently played host to the Hinckley rendezvous. Power & Motoryacht was on the docks taking in the always-impressive sight.
Our first look at the Hinckley Talaria 34R. Hinckley is at it again. Late this spring the builder will be adding to its famed Jetboat line a 34 Runabout that should acquit herself exceptionally as a dayboat.
Named one of the prettiest boats of all time by Power & Motoryacht.
Our Boat Test of the Hinckley Talaria 43. Life’s no picnic for Hinckley Yachts, which was tasked with topping the iconic Picnic Boat with a new design. But when we met the brand-new Talaria 43 we found out just how they met the challenge.
Hinckley CEO Jim McManus was looking for a gently used, cruisable boat with a nice turn of speed. Lucky for him, he knew just where to start, and how to proceed. Here is the whole story.
New Boats Notebook - Dec 2013, update on the Hinckley T43.
As we went to press, Hinckley had just announced it would begin to offer Volvo Penta IPS as a propulsion option on select models. Capt. Bill Pike takes you through a one-off conversion that may offer some insight into the decision.
Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Hinckley T34. A spirited spin in the waters of Maine hints at the inspiration for the Hinckley T34—a boat built with summer fun in her DNA.
The Hinckley T34 is a smart performer with looks to match, that may help a couple reconnect with the water, and each other. Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Hinckley T34.
Hinckley’s new Talaria 48 embodies her builder’s heritage, and shows that the company is back on course. Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Hinckley Talaria 48. Beyond pleasing proportions (less so in the flying-bridge version) and two cabins and two heads, there were other goals: a saloon flowing seamlessly into the cockpit; a big (8 feet long), more sociable cockpit, thanks to facing seats; and easy boarding from either side through gates artfully cut into the coamings.
Hinckley Talaria 55 MK II
The 55 MK II is Hinckley’s elegant response to customer demands for more space and power. The boat retains that classic Hinckley look but now has two en suite cabins, an especially spacious cockpit, and the ability to hit close to 46 mph with the hammer down—a spritely top speed for one of yachting’s true
There are no second acts in American lives.” This famous quote from author F. Scott Fitzgerald buzzed in my head as I arrived at Old Port Marina in North Palm Beach, Florida, ready to board Friendship, a new Hinckley Picnic Boat MKIII. The 37-footer, a redesign, represented a second act of sorts for Hinckley, which defined the category when it launched its original 36-foot picnic boat in 1994.
I had three questions in mind when I pulled into the parking lot behind the venerable, white-clapboard house that serves as the Hinckley sales office in Southwest Harbor, Maine. First, why was Hinckley, originator of the most popular jet-powered 36-footer ever built, the Picnic Boat, introducing two new sport cruisers, each offered with nothing but plain ol’ twin-screw inboard power? Second, what
If you mention the name Hinckley around your local marina, most boaters may respond (add your local accent here), "Aren't they that sailboat company that started building those diesel-powered jet-drive picnic boats a few years ago?"
Yes, Hinckley is that, and quite a bit more. For instance, it is one of a few production boatbuilders that sells factory-direct, exclusively. In addition, it
Power & Motoryacht's 2002 Boat Test of the Hinckley Talaria 40