Hinckley SC42

Boat Tests


Builder: Hinckley

Model: SC42

Model Year: 2004

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 42’2”

Beam: 14’1”

Draft: 3’6”

Weight: 22,500 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/440-hp Yanmar 6LY2AM-STP diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/500-hp Yanmar 6CX-GTE2, 2/720-hp Yanmar 6SY-STP, or 2/730-hp MAN D2876LE405 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 520 gal. (inc. opt. 110 gal. tank)

Water Capacity: 110 gal.


Bomar hatches
G.G. Schmitt cast s/s steering wheel
Kahlenberg air horn
Danforth Globemaster magnetic compass
Horizon Spectrum DSC-VHF
Norcold undercounter refrigerator
Panasonic microwave oven
Grohe faucets
EuroKera cooktop
Corian countertops
Sealand VacuFlush MSD
16,000-Btu Marine Air A/C
8-kW Northern Lights genset
2/8D AGM service batteries
2/Group 31 AGM starting batteries
80-amp Balmar alternator
Racor fuel-water separators
2/3,700-gph and 1/1,500-gph Rule bilge pumps w/Ultra float switches
Whale Gusher 10 manual bilge pump
Forespar Marelon ball-valve seacocks
ARG-305 Groco sea strainers
Fireboy auto. fire-extinguishing system
11-gal. Seaward water heater
Tides Marine dripless shaft logs


Side-Power bow thruster
electronics (Raymarine RL80C radar, RL80CRC chartplotter/fishfinder, ST6001+ autopilot, and ST60 Tridata plus Standard Horizon DSC-VHF
teak decks in cockpit and on bridge
helm-area teak (dash top, chart locker top, and inside of windshield)
fiberglass hardtop w/canvas enclosure
U-Line cockpit ice maker
Reverso oil-change system
110-gal. auxiliary fuel tank
mascerator/pumpout for molded-in fishboxes

This article originally appeared in the October 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.