1963 Hinckley Sou’wester 30 Fair Haven, MA
Posted on August 17, 2016 / 673
Price : $39,500
Listing Type : SailSloop
Builder | Manufacturer : Hinckley
Condition : Used
Year : 1963
Length : 30ft
Model : Sou'wester 30
Hull Material : Fiberglass
Engine/s : Other
LOA : 30'
1963 Hinckley Sou’wester 30
1963 Hinckley Sou’wester 30

This classic 1963 Hinckley Sou’wester 30 is located in southern Mass.

 She has seen little use for a number of years and has recently been upgraded with fresh paint
and varnish work, and was just launched June 2016.
She comes with a Universal Diesel with the gauge showing less than 100 hours.

There are 4 sails all of which appear to be in good condition with many years of life
left in them.

This is a classic Hinckley, and one of the first of the Sou’wester class.

Owner will consider financing for a qualified buyer.

She is shown by appointment. Please contact the listing broker




LOA – 30′ 5″

LWL – 22′ 6″

Beam – 8′ 10″

Draft – 4′ 6″

Sail Area – 406 sq ft

Displacement – 9500 lbs


Lead – approx 3,000 lbs


Molded fiberglass – Honduras mahogany tow rails. Large self-bailing cockpit with Honduras mahogany coamings. Non-skid pattern molded integrally into deck and seat covers. Lazarette hatch to large stowage space.

 COCKPIT (6′ 3″ long)

Two sail stowage bins under seats with water tight seat covers


Molded fiberglass. (Hull, cabin, deckhouse, and cockpit are one rigid unit). Thru hull fittings machined smooth with hull.


Main cabin has 2 berths, with back rest behind each forming storage bin with shelf above. 4″ polyfoam mattresses on all berths. Forward cabin has large stowage bin forward of the 2 berths, plus stowage locker under each berth. Aft of forward cabin is large head with flush closet, linen locker, and opening port. Opposite head is large hanging locker, 9 portlights, folding mahogany table.


Stryofoam insulated ice box on starboard side, plus sink with water pump and large locker. Dish storage is under deck, outboard of sink. 2 burner alcohol stove. Storage bins and locker port side. Garbage pail under bottom companionway step.


Honduras mahogany


Mast of polished and coated aluminum with integral sail slide. Mast filled with sound-deadening material. Spreaders of aluminum to save weight and increase strength. Mast tangs and mast head fittings of stainless steel. Large diameter halyard sheaves designed to provide long halyard life. No. 2 reel winch for main halyard. Jib halyard leads to winch on cabin top so that jib can be handled from the cockpit. Pennant halyards from mast head and spreader. Bow light on mast.


Boom of Sitka spruce with swivel type gooseneck.


Stainless steel wire with swaged end fittings and bronze turnbuckles. Rigging is bonded to keel.


Dacron – main and jib halyards of stainless steel


Bronze – include 2 #2 jib sheet winches mounted on Hinckley type winch blocks having built-in stowage for winch handles. Solid bronze blocks. Main sheet leads to cabin top. Stainless steel Genoa tracks with Hinckley spring pin slides.


Universal Diesel. Full length drip pan under engine. Propeller shaft of Tobin bronze, running in a rubber stern bearing with flexible inside stuffing box. Solid type 2 blade propeller. Copper water jacketed exhaust line with Hinckley type dual exhaust muffler. Access to engine through sail lockers and at forward end (by removing steps). Blower for engine compartment. Engine room ventilators in winch blocks.


Standard equipment includes voltage regulator and 12- volt generator, and battery for engine starting and lights.


30 gallon fiberglass gasoline tank with fuel gauge under cabin sole. 33 gallon water tank of stainless steel forward. Vents and fill pipes on deck




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.
Contact Information

Please contact listing broker larryrutter@ruddersandmoorings.com

Or by cell: 401-338-3554

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