Hinckley/Newman Cruiser Downeast for sale

Rockport, ME, United States

$165,000 USD

General information
Hinckley/Newman Cruiser Downeast
Used power boat for sale
$165,000 USD
Length overall
Rockport, ME, United States

About this Hinckley/Newman Cruiser Downeast


CLASSIC DOWNEAST BOAT WITH HINCKLEY ATTENTION TO DETAIL. REDUCED $20,000!  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.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information

Builder:  Hinckley/Newman

Designer:  Raymond Bunker


LOA:  36'

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

Hull, Deck, Construction

Pearl black awlgripped hull

White cabin

White boot top

Beige non-skid

Red Bottom

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

Accommodations details

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.

Hand pump

Formica counter top

Several storage lockers with drawers

12v/110 v refrigerator (2004)

Opening stainless steel port, curtains, screen

Pilot House

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)

Microwave oven

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

Additional Equipment

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

Fenders, docklines

North sails, cockpit awning with clear side curtains

Gull sweeps

Window, door, hatch, and port screens

Windshield cover

Magnum propane BBQ grill with cover

Salt/freshwater washdown on transom

Lewmar electric windlass

9' Achilles dingy with lifting bridle

Other Equipment


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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.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Rocknak's Yacht Sales

Mr Scott Rocknak
10 Camden Street, P.O. Box 339
United States
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