Chimera Hinckley Custom 60 1997

Stuart, FL


60 ft
15.33 ft
115 hp
11.67 ft


1997 Hinckley Custom 60′

CHIMERA (Kymera) is the culmination of years and years of brilliant John Alden Yacht Design and superb yacht construction from the Hinckley Company. Once you step aboard, you notice the world class detail throughout her raised panel cherry interior which is fit and finished as a yacht of this pedigree should be. Her equipment list is extensive and all encompassing. Whether you like serious world wide cruising or sporty island hopping she is ready! CHIMERA shows like new due to her recent refit and upgraded equipment! This is a must see beauty!


  • Boat Name: Hinckley Custom 60 1997
  • Location: Stuart, FL
  • Dry Weight: 72,600 lb
Engine 1
  • Brand: Cummins
  • Engine Model: 6B5.9M
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Engine Power: 115|horsepower

2019 REFIT

Nav Equipment and Refit Items:

  • Lewmar 24v Commander System Winches and Furling
  • All Instruments (Sailing) Transducers and Masthead Units Replaced, Above Companionway, at Nav Station, Pilot Berth and Forward Cabin
  • New Saltwater Flush Macerator Day head
  • New Garmin 1242 S + Radar
  • Large Screen at Nav Station
  • Sirius Weather Satellite Antenna
  • ALL Batteries Replaced with AGM
  • Heat Exchangers and Gaskets Done 2019 (Main engine)
  • Paint Aqua Drive
  • Max Prop Serviced 2019
  • Winches All Serviced
  • New Harken Genoa Car Slides
  • Modified Cockpit Pedestal for Garmin 1242
  • Iridium GO SAT Comm and Data System
  • New Garmin AIS
  • Updated Auto Pilot Processor
  • Fusion Stereo System (DVD) Remote at Nav Station
  • New Smoke Detectors
  • Propane Gas Detectors
  • All Running Rigging Checked + Replaced as Necessary

New Equipment

  • Bow Thruster Lewmar 300 SVT Retractable 24
  • Splendid 2100 XC Washer Dryer Combo
  • Rigging was Re-Headed in 2019 and Inspection in May 2021


Entering from the cockpit this spectacular main salon with Dutch-built stainless and glass fireplace is a treat to all who enter. Cherry interior panels, tongue and groove overhead. Butterfly style hatch over a cherry inlayed table with a u-shape settee. Wine and glass or liquor storage cabinetry. Storage galore, an ottoman for relaxing and a pull-out settee to port that will handle two for overnight.

Master Stateroom

A double berth to starboard and bureau with storage and bookshelves. To port is a custom built in chair with ottoman, cedar lined locker and drawer under the berth. Master head features a separate shower, sink, head and more beautiful cherry trim, teak and holly soles and teak grates.

Guest Cabin Aft

To port features a generous double berth, a bureau with drawers, vanity with mirror and cedar hanging locker.

Aft Shower and Head

The guest head is accessible for both aft staterooms to port with teak soles/grates and cherry trim.

Nav Station

Aft of the galley and just forward of the pilot/navigation. single berth, hanging locker and ample storage. Breaker panels can be reached from the seat.


Starboard side of the galley is the propane stove, microwave oven and excellent storage. Just after of the stove (4-Burner) is the refrigeration with freezer. Also, toaster oven, Corian counter tops and double sinks. There is a bar surrounding the galley area.

Lights and Fans

  • Overhead with dimmers
  • Accent Rope Lighting
  • Night Lights
  • Cabin Fans (Hella)
  • LED Running Lights
  • Spreader Lights
  • Boom Mounted Cockpit Lights

Deck and Deck Equipment

On Deck

  • Removable Dorades
  • Saltwater and freshwater Deck Washdown
  • Hot and Cold Showers Aft
  • Passarelle
  • Swim Ladder
  • Life Rings
  • Man Overboard Life Sling

Deck Equipment Inventory

  • Windlass
  • Anchor
  • Winches
  • Deck Prisms
  • Dodger and Hind Rail 2015
  • Custom Bimini (Carbon Fiber) w/viewing window and removable side curtains
  • Full Deck Awnings
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Teak Cockpit Table
  • Cockpit Light overhead in Boom
  • PFD’s Inflatable
  • 8-Man Life Raft

Rigging and Sails


  • Mast reported replaced (Main) 2015
  • Rigging Re-Headed in 2019 and Inspected May 2021
  • Hall Spars in Mast Furling 2015
  • Furlex Genoa and Staysail Furlers
  • Back Stay insulated
  • Carbon Reading Pole and Spinnaker Pole
  • Spreader Lights and Lower Spreaders

Sail Inventory

Doyle Sails:

  • 2010 Stratis Carbon / Vectran Furling Mainsail
  • Carbon Vectan 140% Genoa
  • Vectran 110%
  • Vectran Mizzen
  • Storm Trysail
  • Asymmetrical Spinnaker ATN Sock
  • Furling Mizzen Staysail


  • 24v DC – Master Volt Charger
  • 220v AC
  • Northern Lights 8 KW Generator
  • 50 amp Shore cable
  • 12v System for Electronic
  • Newmar Charger
  • 160 amp Engine Alternator
  • Master Volt 3500 Watt Inverters
  • (6) 8D Batteries (replaced new 2019)
  • (2) Engine Batteries and one Generator Battery (replaced new 2019)
  • (5) Electric Switches under Nav Area

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment

  • Cummings 6B 5.9 Diesel 115HP (2600 RPM)
  • 3-Blade Prop-max feathering prop
  • Aqua Drive Thrust Bearings
  • Maine hours 5,349 (Florida hours TBA)
  • Gear (Transmission) MG5050
  • Oil Transfer Pump
  • Fuel Polishing System 2013
  • Seafrost Reefer 2013
  • 20 Gallon Hot water
  • SRC 600 Water Maker
  • Marine Air A/C and handlers (4 areas)
  • Espar Cabin Heater
  • Fuel 350 Gallons
  • Fresh Water 250 Gallons
  • Holding Tank 70 Gallons
  • Electric and Engine Driver Bilge Pumps
  • Edson Steering System with Custom Stainless House Navigation Screen Enclosure
  • Tank Tender Gauges
  • Northern Lights 8kw Overhaul 2012
  • Reported overhaul 2012 and 4,298 hours

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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