SANDCASTLE Hinckley Picnic Boat Classic 2001

Annapolis, MD


36.42 ft
10 ft
440 hp
1.5 ft


SANDCASTLE is one of the last Picnic Boat Classics built and as such has all the best functional and aesthetic improvements that evolved through the development of this industry changing Hinckley model. She features classic Flag Blue hull paint, Raymarine electronics, bow anchor, opening pilothouse windows, Yanmar 440hp engine, and is lift-kept on the brackish waters of the Chesapeake Bay.  She is Hinckley maintained and conveys with the Hinckley Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) warranty because of her high level of mechanical and system care.  Easily shown in St. Michaels, MD.


  • Boat Name: Hinckley Picnic Boat Classic 2001
  • Builder: Hinckley Yachts
  • Designer: Bruce King
  • Location: Annapolis, MD
  • Dry Weight: 11,500 lb
Engine 1
  • Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 6LY2A-STP
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 1007
  • Drive Type: Jet
  • Engine Power: 440|horsepower

Vessel Walkthrough



Hinckley’s Picnic Boat Classic combines traditional aesthetics in her beautiful lines and stunning craftsmanship with modern design and materials.  SANDCASTLE’s thoughtful features and appointments, including shallow waterjet draft, easy and intuitive Jetstick control system, Raymarine electronics make her well equipped for effortless and elegant entertaining, day cruising, or weekending.  She features an open and comfortable pilothouse and cockpit, with ample deck space and seating.  Below in the cabin, she sleeps two comfortably and offers amenities including galley and head with shower. 


SANDCASTLE’S significant features include:

  • Yanmar 440-hp engine with waterjet-drive and JetStick joystick control
  • Hinckley Certified Pre-Owned Silver warranty
  • Varnished teak finished pilothouse sides, dash, and cockpit coamings
  • Raymarine electronics with radar
  • Flush foredeck anchor locker with windlass package
  • Sliding pilothouse side windows
  • Varnished teak handrails (with covers)
  • Stidd helm chair
  • 2018 Flag Blue hull paint


SANDCASTLE’s recent work items include:



JetBoat Service Package

New alternator

New transmission cooler hoses

New wear ring

New cutlass bearing

New resilient seals

Impeller reconditioning

New engine raw water supply hoses and clamps

New shower sump box

New engine shut off solenoid wiring



JetBoat Service Package

New pilothouse headliner

New pilothouse hatch trim rings

New bucket ram seals

New engine harness connector ends

New steering cylinder

New battery cable lug ends



JetBoat Service Package

New mooring cover

New mooring cover track

New mooring cover snap studs

New swim ladder

New air horn supply hose



JetBoat Service Package

New bow thruster propeller

New wear ring

New cutlass bearing



JetBoat Service Package

New Flag Blue hull paint, includes high build primer and blocking

New main battery switch



  • Flag Blue Awlgrip topsides
  • Light Cream gelcoat cabin, house and deck
  • Light Cream single bootstripe
  • Red Bottom



  • Hull is Kevlar E-glass hybrid and balsa core, SCRIMPed with vinylester resin
  • Deck and cockpit are E-glass and balsa core, molded with polyester resin
  • The forward and side decks, and cockpit and pilothouse sole have a molded-in nonskid pattern
  • Marelon ball-valve seacocks with thru-hulls below water line and Marelon thru-hulls above the waterline
  • Stainless steel half round on fiberglass molded rub rail
  • Three fender pad eyes each side
  • Stainless steel half round on teak toe rail at each pad eye location


Swim Platform: 

  • Heavy-duty fiberglass swim platform with teak decking
  • Stainless steel bracket and half round rub rail
  • Stainless steel folding swim ladder, stores underneath


DECK features:

  • Flush foredeck anchor locker with hinged hatch and Muir windlass
  • Rounded, tapered, varnished teak toe rail with Hinckley profile
  • Varnished teak eyebrow molding around cabin top
  • Varnished teak handrails on house and cabin tops
  • (3) Low profile opening aluminum hatches
  • Four opening elliptical ports on cabin house sides
  • Mast-mounted spotlight and roof-top mounted radar antenna
  • Bow, stern and springline 316L stainless steel mooring cleats
  • Custom Hinckley 316L stainless steel bow chocks
  • Padeyes with chafe strips to hang fenders
  • Four flush mount rod holders in side decks



  • Molded nonskid gelcoat cockpit sole with two cockpit direct drainage scuppers 
  • Varnished teak coaming caps and faces
  • Teak coaming step
  • Stainless steel and teak ladder inside coaming – with port and starboard location fittings
  • Stowage in cockpit lockers with varnished teak doors, two to port and three to starboard
  • Three flush cockpit-sole hatches
  • Ivory full cockpit cover attaches with snaps
  • Under-gunwale rod holders on port side
  • Cushions upholstered in indoor/outdoor Sunbrella fabric
  • Aft transom settee seating is removable 
  • Varnished teak folding table at aft end of engine box
  • Courtesy lights under gunwales


Insulated Engine Box:

  • Gas strut support for easy access
  • Cushioned top and removable back rest for more seating
  • Lead lined acoustic foam with double gaskets



The Pilothouse is finished in varnished teak trimmed and the insulated white overhead has two acrylic opening hatches.

  • Varnished teak dash forward
  • (4) Four pilothouse windows – (2) two sliding side windows and (2) two fixed forward
  • Heavy-duty, self-parking, intermittent windshield wipers and fresh water washers
  • Teak locking companionway door with bi-folding removable hatch-top
  • Illumination by LED lights in pilothouse roof
  • An Ivory 3-piece drop curtain with isinglass windows to enclose pilothouse 
  • Ivory interior window sun covers for all four pilothouse windows
  • Two stereo speakers near helm and back to back seats


Pilothouse (To Port):

To port, the pilothouse has a forward and aft facing seat for two upholstered in matching Sunbrella

  • Port side cup-holder/drink holder, teak varnished grab rail
  • Stainless steel footrest bulkhead mounted
  • Stainless steel bar-style lower footrest for forward and aft-facing seat
  • Storage under seats accessed through a varnished cherry louvered door
  • Fiddle on port dash
  • Variable speed DC fan overhead


Helm Station (Starboard):

  • Stidd adjustable helm seat with ivory cushions
  • Varnished teak instrument pod
  • Stainless steel 14” steering wheel with varnished wood rim
  • Hinckley JetStick® Gen 2
  • Faria engine gauges, tachometer, temperature, oil pressure, fuel, and Jet nozzle direction (steering angle) indicator
  • Top-opening locker with chart storage, outboard of helm seat
  • Remote spotlight control pad – on vertical face of helm
  • Stainless steel footrest – bulkhead mounted
  • Ignition key switches with push-button stop
  • Electrical breaker panel – mounted outboard between helm station and helm seat
  • Manual bucket control panel inside glove box
  • Cup holder
  • Variable speed DC fan


Helm Electronics and Navigation Equipment:

  • Raymarine C120 multi-function display unit
  • Raymaine radar
  • Icom IC-M422 radio
  • Ritchie compass
  • Raytheon ST80002 autopilot
  • Raytheon ST70 Tri-data display



SANDCASTLE’s interior provides comfortable accommodations for two:  Including sleeping berths and storage, head with hand held shower, and a galley. From the pilothouse companionway is the galley to port, private head to starboard and the V-berth accommodations forward. 



The interior is finished in satin-varnished cherry, including sheathing. Varnished teak & holly cabin sole. 

  • Four opening ports below
  • Opening overhead hatch
  • Galley counter top in Antique White color
  • Five Frigast stainless steel 12-volt lamps – provide plenty of interior lighting



V-Berth arrangement

  • Cushions upholstered in matching Sunbrella fabric
  • Shelf storage under the V-berth with easy-access cherry drop-front doors
  • Forepeak anchor locker storage behind a louvered cherry door
  • Hanging locker to starboard just aft of the V-berth
  • Varnished cherry shelves over port and starboard V-berth
  • Two window ports
  • Two fans
  • Two Alpine speakers


HEAD (Opposite Starboard):

Next aft of the hanging locker to starboard is a private head with a solid cherry door

  • Varnished cherry countertop with a white porcelain under mount sink
  • Grohe faucet/hand held shower provides hot & cold pressure water
  • Vacu-flush marine head and holding tank
  • Floor is seamless gelcoat for easy cleaning
  • Mirror on the forward bulkhead with cherry frame
  • Storage in cherry faced lockers above and outboard the vanity, a drawer with a cherry face beside the marine head, and a locker under the vanity
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Forced ventilation
  • Opening port
  • Two (2) Frigast 12-volt lights
  • Towel bar on aft bulkhead
  • 12v fan


GALLEY (Port):

The Galleyis to port with an antique white countertop that has a stainless steel sink with Grohe fixture and hot and cold pressure water.  The stove is set in the countertop forward and has space for a custom wood stove cover/cutting board that adds to the already ample counter space surrounding the sink.  110-volt microwave is built-in outboard.  The Adler Barber refrigeration is mounted aft of the sink and is accessed by a lift-up top.  A “pantry” locker with louvered door and interior shelves and a flip-up fiddled top separates the galley from the V-berth area.  Additional storage located under the galley sink. 


  • Force 10 two-burner stove with remote propane shut-off and wood cover
  • Adler Barber refrigeration – 12-volt cold plate refrigerator in a self-draining box
  • Stainless steel sink with Grohe fixture
  • Pressure hot & cold fresh water system
  • (3) Cherry pullout drawers
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Step-light in galley area
  • Opening port
  • Frigast 12-volt light – mounted on aft bulkhead
  • Propane solenoid shut-off panel
  • Xantrex charger/inverter monitoring panel



The electrical system has a low resistance, heavy copper and zinc anode electrical bonding system.

  • DC electrical panel and AC sub-panel


12-Volt DC SYSTEM:

  • (3) 12-volt batteries, (2) Lifeline 4D AGM house batteries and (1) DEKA group 31 AGM engine start battery
  • 80-amp battery alternator
  • Heavy-duty battery parallel switch
  • 12-Volt system voltmeter and amp meter
  • DC systems breaker switch protected


110-Volt 30-Amp AC SYSTEM:

  • 30 amp shore power inlet, relay and shore power cord for house systems
  • AC systems breaker switched protected
  • Xantrex inverter/charger



  • Yanmar 6LY2A-STP 440-HP diesel engine
  • Hamilton 292 Jet Drive
  • ZF220 transmission
  • Vetus 7” bow thruster
  • Hinckley custom Jet Stick® Gen 2 control system – integrated with the bow thruster
  • Racor fuel filter
  • Faria tachometer w/ engine hours gauge
  • Faria fuel, oil pressure, and water temperature gauges
  • High engine temperature alarm
  • Low oil pressure alarm
  • “Water drop” muffler
  • Engine room sound insulation
  • Oil transfer pump for engine and transmission
  • Manual hydraulic steering pump
  • In-line 12-volt sump pump
  • (2) Electric 1500-GPH 12-volt bilge pumps – with float switches
  • Whale emergency bilge pump – with handle in cockpit
  • Aluminum 25-gallon holding tank – with overboard discharge
  • Stainless steel 6-gallon hot water heater


Entertainment Electronics:

  • Alpine stereo
  • (2) Alpine speakers in pilothouse
  • (2) Alpine speakers in cabin



  • Muir electric windlass pkg in flush foredeck locker: 
  • Delta 22# anchor + 15” stainless steel chain & 150’ chain rode
  • Pivoting stainless steel bow roller
  • The windlass can be operated from the helm station or a handheld remote at anchor locker



  • Stainless steel bow burgee pennant staff with socket on bow rail
  • Stern mounted 4 ft. varnished teak ensign pole & socket
  • Dock lines
  • Fenders
  • Masthead and cabin side (LED) running lights
  • Remote ACR controlled spotlight – masthead mounted, with helm remote control
  • 12-volt trumpet horn – with switch on dash
  • Life jackets
  • Handheld flare kit
  • Fire extinguishers


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