Downeast Collection / Sweet Spot
2009 Hinckley Picnic Boat MKIII
SWEET SPOT

2009 Hinckley
Picnic Boat
37 MKIII For Sale

One of Hinckley’s most iconic and successful models ever built, the Hinckley Picnic Boat 37 MKIII features a comfortable open layout, twin diesel engines, and a modern hull designed for exceptional rough-water performance.

Sweet Spot’s generous cockpit seating can accommodate up to 10 for day cruises. Step below to find an elegant cabin able to comfortably sleep two while cruising for a weekend or an extended period. Twin diesel reliability, shoal draft capability and scrimp construction offer the ability and security to cruise where few vessels can venture.

Hinckley 37 MKIII Overview

MEASUREMENTS

LOA: 36 ft 11 in
BEAM: 11 ft 3 in
MAXIMUM DRAFT: 2 ft 1 in
DISPLACEMENT: 19,000 lbs
DEADRISE: 19° at Transom

PERFORMANCE

ENGINES: Volvo D4 x 2
HORSEPOWER: 300 hp x 2 (600 hp total)
DRIVE TYPE: Jet Drive
CRUISING SPEED: 22 knots @ 3200 RPM
MAX SPEED: 28 knots

ACCOMMODATIONS

CABINS: 1
HEADS: 1
DOUBLE BERTHS: 2
SEATING CAPACITY: 10

2009 Hinckley Picnic Boat 37 MKIII

SWEET SPOT Highlights

Pilothouse & Cabin

Featuring custom, oversized, electric sliding windows the pilothouse is bright and airy. Teak sole is complimented with gloss varnished teak on the dash, window frames, and side panels. The cabin is finished in cherry wood with a track and tulipwood sole. With galley, head, double v-berth, and hanging locker, the Hinckley 37 provides comfortable amenities for a cruising couple.

Cockpit

Sweet Spot’s cockpit features seating for 5 with both forward and aft facing seats in a comfortable arrangement. Highlights include teak sole, a custom cockpit table, large storage lockers, and a transom door allowing ease of boarding.

Helm

The helm on this Hinckley Picnic Boat is elegant and comfortable. Featuring an instrument panel finished in high-gloss teak, a 14″ teak and stainless steel wheel, a Jet Stick Control System and Stidd 500N Admiral helm chairs.

Hull & Deck

The modern hull design is constructed utilizing SCRIMP construction and incorporates Kevlar/carbon E-glass composite over Corcell M-foam, providing exceptional performance underway, especially in adverse sea conditions. Sweet Spot’s Flag Blue hull was painted and the teak toenail re-varnished in November 2017.

2009 Hinckley Picnic Boat 37 MKIII / Sweet Spot

Specs & Details

VESSEL NAME: Sweet Spot
MODEL: Hinckley Picnic Boat 37 MKIII
YEAR: 2009
LOCATION: Manalapan, FL

CABINS: 1
HEADS: 1
DOUBLE BERTHS: 2
SEATING CAPACITY: 10

LOA: 36 ft 11 in
LWL: 33 ft 10 in
BEAM: 11 ft 3 in
MAXIMUM DRAFT: 2 ft 1 in
DISPLACEMENT: 19,000 lbs
HEADROOM: 6 ft 3 in
DEADRISE: 19° at Transom

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (40 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (110 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (20 Gallons)

Total Power: 600 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Volvo
Year Built: 2009
Engine Model: D4
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 920
Drive Type: Jet Drive
Engine Power: 300 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Volvo
Year Built: 2009
Engine Model: D4
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 920
Drive Type: Jet Drive
Engine Power: 300 HP

Cruising Speed: 22 knots @ 3200 RPM
Maximum Speed: 28 knots

  • Sweet Spot’s hull is constructed utilizing SCRIMP construction and incorporates Kevlar/carbon E-glass composite over Corcell M-foam.
  • Her deck is constructed using E-glass over both balsa and foam cores. Vinylester resin is used throughout
  • Teak toe rail with ten coats of hi-gloss varnish
  • Teak handrails with ten coats of hi- gloss varnish
  • Flag Blue Hull (November 2017)
  • Cream Gelcoat house and deck
  • Brilliant Red Bottom (November 2017)
  • Marelon thru-hulls
  • Fiberglass swim platform, with Stainless Steel swim ladder
  • Anchor Locker with stowable folding anchor arrangement
  • Six mooring cleats in Stainless Steel
  • Folding pad eys
  • Three opening stainless steel hatches
  • Stainless steel bow chocks and chafe protection on toe rail
  • Four opening ports on cabin house
  • Muir electric windlass with22 # Delta stainless steel anchor and chain
  • Sweet Spot’s cockpit features seating for 5 with a transom door allowing ease of boarding.
  • Teak sole
  • Teak coamings in hi-gloss varnish
  • Foot lighting
  • Fishing rod/boat hook storage under coamings
  • Integral hinged cockpit steps for boarding
  • Custom cockpit table
  • Under seat stowage
  • Custom cockpit cover
  • Teak cockpit sole
  • Seating for 6
  • Teak cladding finished in hi-gloss varnish throughout
  • Large opening DTS electric windows
  • Wipers with fresh water wash
  • Two Stidd 500N Admiral ultra leather helm chairs with footrests
  • White custom fabric headliner with dimmable lighting
  • Two hella fans at helm and passenger seats
  • Ice chest to port
  • Pilothouse aft curtain enclosure in stamoid and PPV
  •  Stainless steel cup holders
  • Louvered companionway door in hi-gloss varnish
  • Teak grab rail on overhead along centerline
  • Teak flat on port and instrument panel at helm finished in hi-gloss
  • Fourteen inch teak and stainless wheel in hi gloss varnish
  • Jet Stick control system
  • Storage lockers at helm and passenger locations
  • 12V charging port at helm
  • 110 outlet in cockpit
  • Cherry interior in satin varnish
  • Teak and Holly sole in hi gloss varnish
  • V-berth with insert piece and cushion in Astrup Reef Sand
  • Cedar lined hanging lockers to both port and starboard
  • 2 Hella fans
  • 4 Ocean Frigast Halogen lights forward and aft of berth
  • Storage lockers under forward berth
  • Chart storage outboard of berth
  • Dimmable Halogen lighting throughout
  • 110 V outlet
  • Air conditioning under forward berth
  • Opening hatches and 1 large stainless steel hatch  with Oceanire screen shade
  • Stereo speakers
  • Aurora Corian countertops throughout
  • Microwave oven
  • Adler Barber refrigeration
  • Single burner electric induction cooktop
  • 110V outlet
  • Hella fan
  • Built in trash under galley sink
  • Three storage drawers and large storage locker
  • SS sink with Grohe faucet
  • Twin Volvo D-4 300 HP diesel engines
  • Onan 9KW (228)
  • Twin ZF-63 A Marine Reduction Gears
  • Twin Hamilton 274 water pump jets
  • Seven inch hydraulic  bow thruster running off PTO
  • Racor primary filters with vacuum gauges
  • Full analog gauges including multifunction tachometers, engine temperature, oil pressure and voltages
  • Bennett dual ram trim tabs
  • Force air intakes
  • Two 110 Gallon fuel tanks (220 gallons total fuel)
  • One 40 gallon watertank
  • Six gallon SS water heater
  • Manual helm pump
  • Reverse cycle air conditioner/heater ducted throughout the vessel
  • Twenty seven gallon holding tank
  • Algae X 400 fuel conditioner
  • Three Rule electric 1500 GPH pumps located in each bilge compartment
  • Fireboy automatic fire suppression in engine room
  • Raymarine E120 12″ Chartplotter/Radar
  • Raymarine DSM 3000 fishfinder/depth sounder
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Autopilot
  • Standard Horizion PS 1000 VHF with RAM mic. located at helm
  • ACR spotlight with remote mounted at helm station
  • Alpine stereo with CD changer.
  • 6 speakers, 2 in cabin, 2 in wheelhouse, 2 in cockpit
  • iPod docking station
  • FLIR infrared camera
  • Running, steaming and anchor lights
  • PFD’s
  • Fenders with fleece fender covers and snap hooks
  • Three portable fire extinguishers
  • Airhorn mounted on mast
  • Six dock lines
  • 540 amp hour AGM house bank
  • Separate AGM group 31 start batteries for main engines
  • Separate group 21 start battery for generator
  • 80 amp high output alternator for charging house bank
  • 12V distribution panel with integral volt and ammeters
  • 110V distribution
  • 50-amp shore power cord
  • Victron multi plus inverter charger combi unit

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