1968, Hinckley Bermuda 40

Hinckley Bermuda 401968

89500.00Edisto Beach, SC

Priced to sell!

  • Year: 1968
  • Length: 40'
  • Price: 89500.00
  • Located in Edisto Beach, SC
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • YW# 3507554

Desiree' is  a very  well kept B40 with many upgrades and is being sold only be cause the  owner of 35 years is no longer able to use her. 2006 two year refit at Hinckley include: Bottom peeled and recoated, masts removed and repainted, new standing rigging and chainplates, new aluminum spreaders, new Awlgrip hull , deck and house, ten coats of varnish which is in need of renewing, new stainless steel portlights, some areas below reveneered, numerous electrical and mechanical upgrades, Dorade vents rechromed. Tides Strongtrack System w/ fully battened sails on main and mizzen 2006. UK Halsey Main , mizzen and roller furling genoa all new 2006. Haven't been raised 10 times since. Sailcovers new 2018, Bimini 2017, Dodger 2016, full cockpit enclosure.2016 Fisher Panda 4200 gen. w/ 130 hrs., Cruiseaire 15000 BTU. Airex 400 watt wind generator,  Westerbeke 4-108 w/ 2009 ZF gear,dual alternators w/ Balmar dual alternator regulator, Furuno NavNet at Nav Station w/ repeater at helm, radar,, SSB, weatherfax, Autohelm 6000 + AP. Much more. PRELIMINARY LISTING FULL SPECS TO FOLLOW SHE WON'T LAST LONG.


Keel: Centerboard


length Overall: 40.00 ft
Max Draft: 8.58 ft
Ballast Weight Measure: 6.00 lb
Beam Measure: 11.75 ft



Fresh Water Tanks:(0 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (0 Gallons)

Additional Specs, Details and Information


Builder: The Hinckley Company, SW Harbor, ME      Designer: William Tripp, Jr.

Hull and Deck


  • Solid hand laid fiberglass hull and deck.
  • Encapsulated lead ballast with bronze centerboard., red boot and cove stripes, blue bottom - all refinished 2013.
  • Green Hull, White Boot , Red bottom painted Jan. 2019
  • White decks w/ beige non-skid.
  • All exterior brightwork needs renewing.
  • Two Hinckley translucent deck hatches; there are screens for the companionway.
  • Recessed deck scuppers in side decks for drier decks.
  • Two fiberglass Dorade boxes with Perko chrome ventilators and one large Perko cowl ventilator over anchor locker (vents re-chromed 2016).
  • Fresh water washdown pump.
  • Varnished teak toerails, cockpit coamings, handrails, lazarette and LPG lockers.
  • Hinckley S/S bow plate, bow and stern rails.
  • Kato 2 Dinghy davits w/ block and tackle on stern.
  • Forespar Nova 2 outboard motor lifts, port and starboard.
  • Edson pedestal wheel steering; Edson offset pedestal guard to accomodate Furuno Nav Net..
  • Teak cockpit grate
  • All portlights replaced w/ custom Hood stainless steel ports w/ screens in 2006.
  • Varnished teak folding cockpit table.
  • Fitted cockpit cushions, white with dark green  piping
  • Force 10 Propane grill on stern rail.
  • Propane locker w/ 2-m 10 lb cylinders.
  • Lofrans Tigres  elec. Windlass w. rope and chain gypsies.
  • Custom aluminum dinghy chocks on deck behind mast.
  • Groco Washdown pump.



Fuel: 38 gallons in one Monel tank plus 22 gal. collapsible bladder tank..

Water: 110 gallons in three stainless steel  tanks.

Holding: 15 gallon poly tank.



  •  Westerbeke 4-108  diesel, 2009 FWC Hurth ZF gear.
  • Racor fuel filter.
  • Three blade Max prop.      



  • 12V-110V electrical system 
  • 30 amp, 50'' shore power cable.
  • Balmar 200 amp dual belt alternator and Ample Power  106 amp alternator,2019 Balmar  Dual alternator regulator 
  • Heart interface Link 2000 display unit.   
  •  Xantrex Freedom sine wave  inverter/charger.
  • XantrexXanbus system control panel.
  • 4  6 volt AGM Batteries in seat locker, engine startin battery, 4  6 volt AGM batteries in chain locker.
  • Isotherm  hot water heater.
  • 2006 AC-DC panels.
  • Air X  400 watt wind generator.
  • Panda 43200 diesel generator (2016) approx 130 hrs.
  • 110v system rewired 2006 at Hinckley.



 Forward Cabin

  • Forward cabin has vee berths (filler available), seat between berths, storage drawers under, and a large hanging locker.
  • Ventilation is provided by a large overhead hatch.
  • Next to port is an enclosed head with Wilcox Crittendon "Skipper" II manual W.C., sink and vanity, handheld shower, and more storage lockers. Lectra San marine sanitation device. Y valve for overboard discharge. New Corian countertops 2006.
  • Opposite the head is a second hanging locker.


 Main Salon


  • Transom settee berths port and starboard w/ ample cabinet space outboard and storage beneath.
  • A gloss varnished mahogany drop leaf dining table is mounted on centerline. and a fold out table extension mounted forward on the bulkhead.
  • Laid teak and Holly cabin sole throughout.
  • CruiseAire 15000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning throughout.








  • The galley is  at the base of the companionway with Corian countrertops (2006).
  • The is a Shipmate S/S three burner LPG stove and oven to port solenoid shutoff for stove..
  • Large Stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water.
  • Numerous dish and storage lockers
  • Grunert refrigerator-freezer to starboard w/ stainless steel vertical holding plates.


  • Danforth Constellation binnacle compass.
  • .Furuno NavNet/Radar  VX2 w/ color plotter at lower station w/ repeater on binnacle guard.
  •  Raymarine ST6000+ autopilot.w/ rotary Drive.
  • Stowe wind depth and speed instruments below w/ repeaters in console at companionway.
  • Clarion 665 6 CD player
  • Icom M-59 VHF radio.
  • Icom 802 SSB 
  • Furuno Weather Fax
  • Weems and Plath Clock and Barometer.


Sails and Rigging

  • 2006 UK Halsey Fully battened main and mizzen w/ Tides Strongback system track and cars. Lazy jacks on main and mizzen.
  • 2006 UK Halsey Genoa w/ HarkenI roller furling genoa system.
  • Harken Carbo furling lead blocks.
  • Harken Traveller w/ double ended mainsheet system.
  • Wichard removable  inner forestay system w/ baby stay adjuster and ss ratchet.
  • Saicovers all new 2018, Dodger 2017 , bimini 2016.
  • Forespar Spinnaker Pole, Whisker Pole, and reaching strut.
  • Masts and booms removed painted w/ awlgrip 2006.
  • New standing rigging and chainplates 2006.
  • Several other servicable sails include Spinnakers staysails  storm sails.
  • Separate sail track on mast for storm trysail.
  • Anderson #52 SS self tailing Primary winches
  • Anderson #40 SS self tailing secondary winches
  • Barient #10 Mainsheet winch
  •  Aluminum folding mast steps, both masts.
  • Wichard Gybe Easy Boom Brake.

Safety and Ground tackle



  • USCG gear; life jackets, fenders, docklines, fire extinguishers, horn.
  • 45 lb CQR anchor.w/ 93'' 5/16 Hi test chain and 250 5/8 Nylon
  • 25 lb CQR w/ rode
  • 35 lb Danforth HT anchor. w/ rode
  • Danforth 1600 w/ rode
  • Danforth 13s
  • Lofrans Tigres windlass w/ rope and chain gypsy
  • Two Horseshoe rings
  • Guest EPIRB
  • Radar reflector on mizzen mast
  • Lightning static dissipators on both masts
  • Buel Air horn on mizzen mast w/ 12v and 110v compressors on tank.


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.


For more information contact Peter Dodds CPYB at peter.dodds@charlestonyachtsales.com or 843-577-5050