Wiki Wiki Hinckley Sou’wester 51 1989

Southwest Harbor, ME


51 ft
14 ft
70 hp
11.08 ft


WIKI WIKI is a well traveled yacht owned by a highly experienced yachtsman.  She is the kind of boat one who wants to do a lot of cruising will relish.  She is turn-key in every respect.

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  • Boat Name: Hinckley Sou’wester 51 1989
  • Location: Southwest Harbor, ME
  • Ballast Weight: 15,300 lb
  • Displacement Measure: 40,000 lb
Engine 1
  • Brand: Westerbeke
  • Engine Model: W-70 FWC
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 7500
  • Engine Power: 70|horsepower

Vessel Description


WIKI WIKI is a keel/centerboard, aft-cockpit, tall mast stoway Sou’wester 51.  She has an air conditioned 2-sleeping cabin, 2-head, gloss varnished ash accommodation plan that includes a full-width main salon, galley, and navigation station.


  • Flag Blue Awlgrip topsides
  • White gelcoat house and deck with molded-in “white sand” color nonskid
  • Gold cove stripe
  • White over red bootstripe
  • Blue bottom
  • Varnished bright and teak sealer on exterior teak trim.



The hull is made of hand laid fiberglass and the deck is of cored construction, for additional strength per weight.

  • Cored Airex hull.
  • The deck is molded with 6″ flange molded into the hull, fiberglassed and then bolted to form a permanent hull to deck joint.
  • Hull stringers and longitudinal stiffeners are bonded to the hull and integrated with the mast step and engine mounts.
  • Varnished teak guard rail at sheer is solid stainless steel half-oval capped.
  • Molded forward anchor locker with chain and rope storage –


  • External lead ballast keel – bolted to hull with stainless steel bolts
  • Fiberglass centerboard with slot closure and pennant hoist
  • Skeg hung rudder



Features include: 

  • Stainless steel bow and stern pulpits – with custom varnished teak bow seat
  • Stainless steel stanchions with double lifelines – and port and starboard gates
  • Bow roller chock
  • Molded-in teak chain guard to protect the foredeck from the chain
  • Saltwater deck wash spigot
  • Freshwater deck wash with spigot
  • Forepeak has a partitioned chain/rope locker./sail
  • (4) Chrome dorade cowl vents with closures and stainless steel guards mounted on varnished teak boxes with white plexiglass tops
  • The lazarette is lockable
  • Aft lazarette hatch cover is white plexiglass.
  • (4) Ddeck hatches in are sealed teak frames with white plexiglas covers.
  • Recessed stainless steel genoa tracks and toe rail genoa tracks.
  • All deck hardware is 316 stainless steel including springline cleats.



  • Dodger – White with zip front window and stainless grab rail covered in elkhide
  • Cockpit Awning – connects to dodger – covers cockpit
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit table – Hinckley pedestal mounted, folding teak table
  • Cockpit stereo speakers
  • Mast to stern awning


The cockpit features include:

  • Coaming has varnished teak on inside and top
  • (4) Lined coaming storage pockets 
  • Inlaid teak cockpit sole with large recessed scuppers.
  • Comfortable seating for the helmsman and crew
  • Conveniently located complete range of engine instruments and equipment switches
  • Sail locker in large opening cockpit seat – with one folding metal step and line rack
  • Hot and cold freshwater shower with mixing valve in cockpit locker
  • (3) Life harness hooks
  •  (3) Winches on portside of companionway
  • Red night light in cockpit switch panel


Pedestal mounted wheel steering

  • Stainless steel 48″ steering wheel with elkhide rim cover
  • Stainless steel binnacle guard
  • Binnacle mounted compass with stainless cover
  • Engine throttle and gear shifter


Five (5) Garmin instruments easily viewed in a varnished teak instrument pod over the companionway. + Nav Link

  • (1) Watertight 12-volt outlet mounted in instrument pod. 


Companionway Area On Center:

The companionway hatch is varnished teak – has clear plexiglass kick boards and teak

  • Courtesy lights with a companionway control switch.


Companionway steps with teak treads to the accommodations below have:

  • A teak handrail port and a starboard handrail mounted on bulkhead
  • Engine access panels are behind the companionway steps. 
  • Double door locker with shelf storage aft of the companionway steps.



This custom layout features a gloss-varnished ash interior with white formica overhead and two sleeping cabins and two heads.  The teak and holly cabin sole with gloss Durathane varnish.

  • Sole has a built-in dustpan with teak grate.
  • All floor boards and drawers are lockable 
  • All hanging lockers have aromatic cedar sheathing. 
  • All doors are solid ash with radius corners and chromed hinges.
  • Main cabin has louvered locker doors 
  • Varnished mahogany hand rail on overhead
  • Curtains throughout
  • Step lights – At base of companionway and at forward cabin step
  • Dome lights
  • 12-volt fans
  • (2) 12,000 BTU Air conditioners
  • Espar D7 cabin heater
  • Stainless steel HRH towel bars
  • Overhead opening frosted hatches
  • Weems and Plathe barometer
  • Washer/dryer


Entertainment Electronics:

  • Sony CDX-80 AM/FM stereo and with VR7150 cassette player – with fade control to cockpit.
  • Sony XS-6021 interior speakers with mahogany trim rings and speaker cloth.
  • (2) Cockpit speakers



From the companionway steps to starboard is Galley while the Nav Station is opposite to port and a washer/dryer forward of the head.  Next forward is the full-width Main Salon.  To port is an L-shaped dinette with a pilot berth over outboard. Starboard is a curved settee with lockers over outboard.  

Next forward to starboard is a Guest Head accessed from the main cabin.  Forward of this Head is a Guest Cabin with double berth and seat between, bureau, locker and hanging locker storage and an opening hatch overhead.

The Master Suite is opposite to port through a pocket door entry. There is a double berth with drawers under, a seat aft, lockers and a large hanging locker and forward entry to the ensuite Master head.  This head includes a sink, toilet, and separate shower with seat and more storage. 

Next forward is the large forepeak storage area entered by ladder through a large deck hatch. The partitioned forward forepeak includes a chain/rope and anchor locker.


GALLEY (Aft Starboard):

A bulkhead separates the Galley from the forward Main Salon.

The Galley is U-shaped with varnished ash cabinetry and a Frost 2000X corian countertop.  Outboard is the 3-burner stove and aft Grunert AR-50 refrigeration offering a large work surface. Forward is double sink inboard.

  • Overhead opening hatch with screen


  • Corian countertop has large top-opening Grunert AR-50 refrigerator and separate freezer section.
  • Generous counter workspace.
  • Hinckley paper towel rack is mounted on bulkhead
  • Dickinson P-4 Mariner gimballed 4-burner stainless steel propane stove with windowed oven and broiler.
  • Large pan storage locker is below the stove
  • Corian countertop with backsplash and deep double stainless steel sink with a teak cutting board cover for one
  • Fixtures with sprayer and pressure hot and cold water
  • Freshwater hand pump
  • Teak cutting board cover for smaller sink
  • Double door cabinet under sink
  • Trash bin is inboard of the sink
  • 110-volt outlet



The outboard-facing nav station has a varnished ash opening navigation desk for chart/nav tool storage. 

  • Cushioned bottom and back nav seat with storage


This area also has:

  • Flush-mounted instrumentation in custom cabinetry.
  • Outboard 12-volt and 110-volt distribution panel with plexiglass door
  • 110-volt outlet in nav desk
  • 12-volt outlet – “Cigarette lighter” style
  • Dome light
  • Computer interface connection in nav table


Garmin system with interchangeable displays has:

  • (2) Two displays at nav station
  • (5) Five displays mounted in pod over companionway. 


Nav/Electronics and Equipment:

  • Wood Freeman Autopilot with panel recessed panel below starboard coaming
  • Garmin Radar (Nav Station) – mounted in overhead oriented to navigator and cockpit
  • Sea 322 SSB radio
  • Satnav
  • Icom VHF/FM radio
  • 12-volt cell phone connection and antenna
  • AM/FM TV antenna – masthead

Garmin Link 5100 – nav station – includes:

  • Speed and log
  • Depth
  • Apparent wind
  • Close haul indicator
  • Compass heading

Forward of the starboard head is the WASHER/DRYER


MAIN SALON, Amidship:

The main salon is full-width and features:

  • Overhead opening hatch with screen
  • Ports over outboard port and starboard with curtains
  • Port and starboard integral varnished ash handrail below the ports
  • Louvered main salon locker doors
  • Dome light and Swivelier lighs
  • Handrail overhead


The Main Salon plan has a large Dinette/sleeping area port and custom curved comfortable settee  seating/entertainment arrangement to starboard.

  • Large L-shaped dinette area has a custom, 2-drop leaf, ash top with walnut trim pedestal dining table. The pedestal includes a silverware drawer and custom dish locker.  .
  • Additional storage aft of the dinette seating and in lockers starboard outboard.
    • Custom liquor cabinet over outboard starboard
  • Additional locker outboard and behind louvered doors has a sliding shelf is in the storage locker and, stereo radio and 10-disk player.


GUEST HEAD, Forward Starboard:

This Head is accessed through a separate entrance from the main cabin.

  • Finished in White corian with a teak inlaid head sole this head is easy to clean.
  • Vanity with a Frost 2000X corain countertop with teak backsplash.
  • Oval sink with Kroin fixtures with hot & cold pressure water
  • Telephone-style shower – ?Shower head here?
  • Mirror over vanity – has two lights
  • Groco manual toilet to LectraSan system.
  • Locker storage outboard
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Hinckley stainless steel towel bar
  • Overhead dome light



A solid ash door separates this cabin from the rest of the accommodations.  Double berth with seat between is forward and includes plenty of storage in a hanging locker, bureau, drawers and individual lockers.

  • Large frosted opening hatch with screen
  • (1) Hella 12-volt fan
  • Overhead dome light with switch
  • Swivelier lights
  • Full-length mirror


MASTER SUITE: Port forward

The Master Suite is to port with access forward to the Master Head.  Entry is through an ash pocket-door. There is a double berth with drawers under, a seat aft, lockers and a large hanging locker and forward entry to the ensuite Master head.  This head includes a sink, toilet, and separate shower with seat and more storage.

  • Large frosted opening hatch with screen
  • (1) Hella 12-volt fan
  • Overhead dome lights
  • Vanity countertop is Frost 2000X corain
  • Walk-in formica shower with seat has a clear acrylic door
  • Full-length mirror



Accessed through a frosted deck hatch is a shower stall, the large forepeak storage area has shelf and line rod storage and a separate partitioned chain/anchor locker with its own hatch.



Hinckley-built double spreader electric stoway tall mast with boom

  • Navtec standing rod rigging (2004)
  • Harken traveler, deck hardware and blocks
  • Toe rail stainless steel genoa tracks
  • Harken 3C roller furling headstay
  • Removable inner forestay including a halyard and 27STC winch
  • Navtec hydraulic vang and backstay adjuster – 2 function panel
  • Insulated backstay for SSB antenna
  • Extra jib halyard
  • Storm trysail halyard and mast track
  • Spinnaker package /MPS halyard – pole, foreguy, pole lift halyard, Spectra halyard with 27STC winch
  • Carbon Spinnaker pole
  • (4) Locking winch handles
  • Navtec stainless steel turnbuckle covers (2004)
  • Spreader lights
  • Lensref radar reflector



All Barient winches:

  • (2) #36 STC electric winches
  • (2) #24 STC winches
  • (1) #27 STC main halyard spar winch
  • (1) #27 STC jib halyard winch
  • (1) #27 STC forestaysail halyard
  • (1) #24 STC spinnaker winch
  • (1) #17 STC reefing winch – deck mounted
  • (2) Winches to port of the cockpit companionway:  Main sheet, outhaul and centerboard.




  • Stoway main sail – Dacron, vertical batten, Tuffseam
  • 135% Genoa, 9.0 oz soft norlam and U.V.
  • 105% Jib –  10.8 oz, Nordac and UV
  • Storm trysail
  • Inner Forestaysail – Dacron, 8 0z.
  • True-radial Gennaker – with snuffer)
  • Code “O” light air head sail



Separate heavy-duty 12 volt DC electrical system with separate lighting and starting batteries. All circuits are protected with circuit breakers in a master control panel located in the nav station.  All circuits, major mechanical components and rigging are bonded with heavy copper strapping that is grounded to the keel.

  • Engine starting system is by a 12-volt D-8 gel-cell battery and 53-amp alternator.  2nd generator on shaft
  • House:  (6) 6-volt gel-cell lighting batteries in series/parallel for a total of 725 amp/hrs charged by 100-amp alternator with solid-state regulator on engine.
  • Master cut-off switch and emergency battery starting capabilities.
  • Master cut-off switches for house, engine and windlass


220/110-volt shore power has a Heart 50/60-cycle battery charger with (3) 110-volt outlets and circuit breaker panel. 

  • Isolation 50/60 cycle transformers – 120-volt and 230-volt (European). 
  • (3) 50′ x 30-amp shore power cords with 30-15 amp adapter and inlet
  • Heart Bank Manager battery monitoring system mounted in nav station. – monitors  both banks of batteries

Heart interface:  Heart 2000 HF SUR under cockpit/control in nav station

  • Marinetics panel above outboard galley lockers.


Recessed dome lights are provided for general cabin lighting with remote switch and individual switches, engine room.  

  • Bulkhead mounted lights are positioned over berths, in the dinette, and head area, and a red filter dome in the navigation area.


Generator:  8 KW Westerbeke BT8



Westerbeke W-70 FWC diesel 70-hp engine with 2:1 reduction gear.

  • Aquamet 22 stainless steel prop shaft
  • 3-blade Maxi prop
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Remote oil filter
  • Water-lift type exhaust system
  • Reversible electric oil transfer pump for main engine and generator
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Electric fuel and water gauges – with readout at nav station, includes high-low alarms
  • Engine oil and overheat alarm system
  • Noise insulated engine room – painted gloss white.
  • Engine room blower
  • Full-length drip pan
  • Fire extinguisher system in engine and head area.
  • Grunert AR-50 saltwater cooled 12-volt and engine-driven refrigeration system with eutectic plates
  • Stainless steel 12-gallon hot water heater -engine heated/110 volt
  • Hot and cold freshwater pressure deck shower
  • Freshwater pump
  • Paragon Senior salt water pump
  •  (2) Shoreside water inlet
  • (2) 12-volt DC bilge pumps
  • Monel water tanks
  • Fiberglass sump tank with electric pump
  • Emergency tiller system


New items:

  • (2) 12,000 BTU Air conditioners
  • Espar D7L cabin heater with individual duct shut-offs, and thermostat in main salon
  • Washer/Dryer – can now be run from inverter – without shore power or generator
  • Westerbeke 8KW generator with sound shield
  • Westerbeke 70 engine – completely overhauled by Hanson Marine
  • Entire boat rewired
  • New Groco freshwater pump
  • Sea Recovery watermaker (600 gal/day) pump motor and high pressure pump motor
  • Inverter
  • Separate 220V Battery Charger
  • Shore power system – can be charged and operated from either a 220v or a 110v shore power
  • Garmin Navigation system – rewired


  • Fuel tanks:        2 @ 60-gallons each = 120-gallons total + 30 gal = 150 gal
  • Extra fuel tank
  • Water tanks:     4 @ 60-gallons each = 240-gallons total



Ground tackle:

  • Ideal electric windlass with wildcat 
  • 60# Spade anchor and 250′ x 9/32″ galvanized chain mounted on Hinckley stainless steel bow roller
  • Fortress secondary anchor with 30′ chain + 300′ x 7/8″ rode
  • Danforth 35# anchor in forward anchor well
  • storm anchor
  • 5/8” x 400’ nylon anchor rode



  • Tri-color masthead nav light with strobe
  • Spreader lights
  • Foredeck and steaming light
  • TV/FM antenna at masthead
  •  (2) Horseshoe life rings on stainless steel brackets
  • Sea anchor
  • Sea drogue
  • Lensref radar reflector
  • Life jackets
  • MOB light
  • MOB pole
  • Flare kit
  • Horn – 12-volt dual trumpet style (2004)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Life raft – Deck mounted
  • Bell – Perko 6” brass
  • Manual bilge pump – cockpit
  • (2) Electric bilge pumps
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder w/ teak treads
  • Stern boarding boarding ladder with teak treads
  • Fresh water deck shower
  • Boat hook
  • Fenders – with covers
  • Fenderboard
  • Dock lines
  • Varnished teak ensign flag pole with flush socket mounted to port 
  • Masthead mounted TV/FM antenna
  • Screens for all opening ports and hatches, including companionway
  • Outboard motor bracket mounted on stern pulpit – for 9.9 hp outboard
  • Wind scoops

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