SALT MINE Hinckley Picnic Boat MKIII 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, FL


37 ft
11.25 ft
870 hp
2.08 ft


SALT MINE is an opportunity to take immediate delivery of a “like new” well optioned Picnic Boat MKIII. She has an optional engine package for blistering performance and numerous custom features. Located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida



  • Boat Name: Hinckley Picnic Boat MKIII 2017
  • Builder: Hinckley Yachts
  • Designer: Hinckley Design Group
  • Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Engine 1
  • Brand: Volvo
  • Engine Model: D6-435 Common Rail
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 428
  • Drive Type: Jet
  • Engine Power: 435|horsepower
Engine 2
  • Brand: Volvo
  • Engine Model: D6-435 Common Rail
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 428
  • Drive Type: Jet
  • Engine Power: 435|horsepower

Steering System
Joystick Control


SALT MINE (name reserved) is truly a “like new” Picnic Boat MKIII. The owners worked with Hinckley to create a perfectly optioned Picnic Boat. Some of the options include 435-hp Volvo Common Rail diesels (providing an almost 40 knot wide open throttle), generator, AC, island queen bunk arrangement and many other tasteful features. This Picnic Boat MKIII is perfectly optioned to perform any task, from the simple sunset cruise to the extended weekend getaway.  Please review her specifications and photos to see why this “like new” heavily optioned example is so special.


Construction of the hull is Hinckley DualGuard® Composite Construction Kevlar E-glass hybrid outer skin.  Aircraft grade end-grain balsa below the waterline.  Carbon-fiber inner skin.  SCRIMP® laminated with vinylester resin.  Deck and cockpit are E-glass with balsa and closed-cell foam core, SCRIMPED with vinylester resin. 

  • Stars and Stripes Blue Awlgrip hull
  • Polar White gelcoat cabin house with matching non-skid Awlgrip decks
  • Custom 4 strips 3 color bootstripe
  • Dark Blue Ultra bottom paint
  • 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


Heavy-duty fiberglass swim platform has custom optioned teak deck with white caulk that improves the functionality and upgrades the overall look, stainless steel bracket and half round.

  • Stainless steel telescoping 3-step folding swim ladder that stores under platform
  • Custom optioned fore/aft teak deck package with white caulk that clads the top of the swim platform



  • Flush foredeck anchor locker with hinged hatch and fold-out anchor roller.  Hinckley designed polished SS folding anchor roller with 12-volt windlass.  Windlass controls at helm and handheld wireless remote.  Polished SS Delta anchor with 25’ SS chain and 150’ rode.
  • Rounded, tapered, varnished teak toe rail with Hinckley profile
  • Varnished teak eyebrow molding around cabin top
  • Varnished teak handrails on house top, cabin and aft end of pilothouse
  • Four (4) elliptical ports on house sides with opening port in the head
  • Hinckley pilothouse mast with Radome painted to match deck 
  • Large opening side windows in Pilothouse
  • (2) Stainless Steel electric opening hatches in the Pilothouse with powered Ocean Air Sky Screens
  • Custom Hinckley 316L stainless steel bow chocks
  • Bow, stern and 316L stainless steel mooring cleats – mid-rail easily reached from cockpit – pop-up mid ship cleats
  • Fender padeyes with toe rail chafe strips
  • Stainless Steel swim handle on transom painted to match hull
  • Single bay varnished teak handrail mounted at port dash
  • Varnished full teak package including dash, pilothouse liners and cockpit coamings
  • Teak decks in pilothouse and cockpit with black caulk
  • Custom fresh water wash down spigot in anchor well
  • Custom padded exterior handrail covers, five total


The Cockpit features optional teak decks with black caulk and gloss varnished teak coamings.  Ample cushioned seating at the transom, with aft facing seats located at the forward end of the cockpit with storage below.


More cockpit features:

  • Teak decks in cockpit area with black caulk
  • Gloss vanished teak cockpit coaming
  • Starboard transom door from swim platform
  • Optional receiver installed in port cockpit area for folding table with high/low base
  • Swim platform clad in custom optioned fore/aft teak deck package with black caulk
  • Optional 8” deep insulated and drained cooler in port amenity with hinged lid
  • Courtesy lights under side decks port and starboard
  • Cockpit cushions in Sunbrella Astoria Lagoon fabric
  • Teak boarding step for port or starboard side deck
  • Cockpit/pilothouse lockers with varnished louvered teak doors
  • Cockpit shower with mixing valve at stern seat
  • Stamoid cockpit mooring cover
  • Two speakers in cockpit with dedicated amplifier and volume control
  • Two stainless steel holders mounted on the port and starboard side decks
  • Two Rupp rod holders mounted on port under gunwales


The pilothouse is fully air condition with Sunbrella Astoria Lagoon upholstery at port and starboard.  The optional teak decks with black caulk, full length overhead teak hand rail and optional high/low table.

  • Varnished teak pilothouse liners and dash
  • Optional teak decks with black caulk throughout
  • Optional fiddles either side of helm pod
  • Optional chart fiddle across port dash
  • (4) Pilothouse windows with Tint include: (2) power sliding side windows and (2) Fixed, forward with heavy duty, self-parking, intermittent windshield wipers and fresh water washers
  • Insulated white overhead has two optional (2) Electric opening oversized hatches with Ocean Air Sky screens/shades
  • Optional Stidd seats with Luxor Leather Snow White with Dusk piping for helmsman and navigator seats with integral folding foot rests
  • Custom mid height shelf in the port amenity locker to aid with storage, shelf is removable with oil-finished teak fiddle
  • Optional 18” deep insulated and drained cooler in port amenity between cockpit and pilothouse with folding lid and storage below.
  • Pilothouse cushions in Sunbrella Astoria Lagoon fabric
  • Two 12,000 BTU air conditioning/reverse cycle heat units in pilothouse with separate controls for port and starboard.
  • Custom optioned single bay handrail at dash for port seat
  • Additional illumination is by four (4) overhead low-voltage halogen lights
  • Storage lockers under pilothouse settees
  • (10) Cup holders, three at each settee and two at each helm location
  • Glove box/storage at port and starboard helm shelves
  • Varnished teak locking companionway door
  • Varnished teak handrail on centerline
  • Stamoid 3-piece drop curtains with Eisenglass windows
  • Custom teak dining table with high/low base


Helm Station (Starboard)

  • Varnished teak instrument pod
  • Stainless steel 14” steering wheel with varnished wood rim
  • Hinckley “JetStick II®” with H-Lock and Heading hold features
  • Engine gauges, tachometer with hour meter, oil pressure, water temp., nozzle indicator
  • 12-volt “cigarette style” outlet near helm
  • Glove box/storage with lid at aft end of starboard shelf
  • (2) Cup holders


Helm Electronics and Navigation Equipment

  • Garmin color Chartplotter/Radar with 4kw 24” color HD scanner
  • Garmin Autopilot interfaced to GPS
  • Multifunction instrument display with depth interfaced with Raymarine equipment
  • Standard Horizon Explorer Gx1600BVHF radio with RAM mic
  • Racor fuel filter/water audible alarm with indicators for generator main engines
  • Optional dual Racor fuel filters on main engines, both wire to helm alarm panel
  • High water bilge alarm with indicators for each bilge zone (3)
  • ACR remote spotlight control
  • Optional SiriusXM satellite weather


 Entertainment Electronics

  • Fusion MS-AV750 Stereo with iPod connection and Bluetooth streaming
  • Independent volume controls for pilothouse and cockpit at helm
  • Cockpit speakers have dedicated amplifier
  • All speakers for system are Fusion
  • (2) Pair of speakers – (1) pair in pilothouse forward and (1) pair in cockpit.  All speakers have remote volume control
  • Independent climate controls at port and starboard helm


The Queen Island Berth interior is finished in satin-varnished cherry with optional shear lockers located to port and starboard. The cabin sole is gloss varnished teak and tulipwood.  This spacious cabin with 6’2” standing headroom is fully climate controlled via a single 10,000 BTU reverse-cycle air conditioning unit with outlets in the main cabin and the head.  Entry is from the pilothouse companionway to the galley to port, private head to starboard and the island berth accommodations forward.



  • Custom Corian “Witch Hazel” countertop in galley
  • Stainless steel sink with Grohe fixtures, spray nozzle and hot and cold pressure water
  • Adler Barbour refrigeration – 12-volt cold plate refrigerator in a self-draining insulated box
  • 600-watt 110-volt microwave oven
  • Mug and glass storage below microwave
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Built-in bin for dish stowage
  • (3) Cherry pullout drawers
  • Red step-light in galley
  • Under counter pull-out garbage receptacle
  • Additional storage is provided outboard and under the galley sink
  • A “pantry” locker with louvered door and several shelves separates the galley from the forward V-berth area and houses the stereo system


HEAD (Next aft starboard)

  • Solid cherry door panel door
  • Custom satin varnished cherry countertop and under-mounted porcelain sink 
  • Grohe faucet/hand held shower provides hot & cold pressure water – bracket for shower bulkhead mounted
  • Sealand Vacu-Flush electric marine head is plumbed to a 27-gallon holding tank and overboard discharge
  • Mirror on the forward bulkhead with cherry frame 
  • Storage is provided by 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
  • Air conditioning/heat outlet in head
  • Opening port with screen, as well as forced ventilation
  • Stainless steel towel bar
  • One optional Hella fan mounted in head with jack



  • Optional Island Queen berth with settee to port for easy access to the bunk
  • Storage lockers under Island Queen berth have easy-access cherry front drawers
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker is just aft of the berths to starboard
  • Optional shear lockers located to port and starboard for additional storage
  • Overhead Stainless-Steel opening hatch with Ocean Air Sky screen/shade
  • Air conditioning/heat outlet in cabin with zone control located at galley aft face
  • Mattress cover upholstered in Sunbrella Stanton Lagoon
  • Cabin seat upholstered in Sunbrella – Spectrum Cilantro
  • (2) Optional Hella fans mounted at head of berth to port and starboard


9 KW Onan generator with sound shield.

Low resistance, copper wire and sacrificial zinc anode bonding system.


12-volt system:

  • (2) 12-volt house batteries for a total of 420-amps
  • Start – Two 12-volt AGM Group 31 batteries with 950 CCA capability
  • House – Two 12-volt AGM Group 4D batteries – 210-amps each
  • Heavy-duty battery parallel switch allows emergency starting
  • (2) Two 185-amp 12 Volt D.C. alternators, one for house batteries and one for each starting battery
  • 12-volt distribution panel includes thermo-magnetic breakers, volt and amp meter


110-volt AC electrical system:

  • 110-volt shore power inlet and relay
  • (2) 30-amp shore power cord.  (1) dedicated to house and charging loads and (1) dedicated to climate control systems
  • Victron Multiplus inverter/charger with 100-amp 12-volt multi-stage battery charging capability
  • 3000-watt pure sign wave inverter with control mounted in cabin
  • Optional 110-volt outlet located at port helm


  • Twin Volvo D6 435-hp common rail diesel engines
  • Optional dual Racor filters with selector valve for main engines
  • Hamilton 274 Jet Drives
  • Twin ZF 63 transmissions
  • 7” hydraulic variable thrust bow thruster
  • Hinckley custom “JetStick II” control system is integrated with the bow thruster
  • Dual cylinder trim tabs with indicator controls at helm
  • Fuel filter/water separator with audible alarm panel at helm
  • Volvo LCD multi-function display. Separate analog tachometer, oil pressure, fuel tank gauge, and engine coolant temperature for each engine
  • Fuel, oil pressure, and water temperature gauges
  • Alarms for high-low oil pressure, and high engine water temperature and hydraulic pressure
  • Manual hydraulic steering pump
  • (3) Electric 1500-GPH 12-volt bilge pumps with float switches and high water alarm
  • Whale emergency bilge pump – mounted in cockpit locker
  • In-line 12-volt automatic shower sump pump
  • 27-gallon holding tank with overboard discharge
  • 6-gallon stainless steel hot water heater – shore power and engine heated
  • 40-gallon polyethelelene water tank
  • (2) 110-gallon polyethelene fuel tanks – total 220-gallons
  • Mylar-faced acoustical foam-lined engine box insulation
  • Engine box cover has double gaskets and an electric riser
  • Engine box forced-air exhaust fan
  • Baffled and insulated air intake
  • Automatic engine compartment fire suppression system, with automatic engine shut-down
  • Optional oil change kit


  • Compass: Ritchie, mounted at helm seat.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Three 2-1/2 lb. dry chemical.
  • Flares: USCG approved flare kit.
  • Horn: 12-volt Kahlenberg air horn with switch on dash.
  • Life Jackets: Six adult Type 1 PFD.
  • Lines: Four 35 foot 1/2″ docking lines.
  • Running Lights: Approved running and masthead lights.
  • Fenders: Three 8″ x 20″ inflatable fenders with Polartec covers and Wichard snap hooks for each fender line.
  • Boat Hook: Mounted under side deck.

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