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MARY SUNSHINE is a custom Hinckley 59 sloop set up for easy short-handed sailing with her electric in-mast furling main sail and power-driven primary winches. She has a comfortable three stateroom, two head layout beautifully finished in teak with mahogany accents. She offers plenty of storage for gear, supplies, and personal items both above and below deck making her a great liveaboard cruising yacht. Her keel design is perfect for island exploring. Her tankage allows ocean crossings. Safe, fast, stiff and weatherly, the Hinckley 59 is a great performing, easily driven, heavy displacement unlimited bluewater cruising yacht of the highest quality.
MARY SUNSHINE’s owners have used the boat for their retirement cruise. They have sailed her from New England to the Caribbean, then to the Mediterranean and back to the Caribbean.
Beginning forward and aft of the large sail locker/forepeak
is a head and separate stall shower shared by the two identical port and
starboard staterooms. These staterooms have upper and lower berths, hanging
lockers, bureaus, and several drawers and storage lockers. The spacious,
full-width main salon follows, with a large settee/dinette off-center to port
that seats up to eight. To starboard is a full-length settee with lockers and
entertainment area behind and drawers and lockers under.
The galley is aft of the salon to port, with the companionway on center and the navigation station to starboard. Along a passageway aft to starboard is access to the standing engine room and work station.
The master cabin is aft with two spacious berths port and starboard, a centerline bureau, two hanging lockers and numerous drawers and lockers. A head and separate shower is forward of the stateroom to port.
Built to the highest of standards that Hinckley has become known for worldwide. Hand-laid fiberglass hull with Airexcore. Non-integral fiberglass fuel and water tanks. External lead ballast keel. Skeg-mounted rudder. Fiberglass centerboard with bronze leading edge (with wind forward of the beam allows improved pointing into the wind and dramatically decreases leeway). All this equals a true shoaling keel perfect for island exploring and contributes to her stiff and weatherly performance at sea. Fiberglass deck with molded non-skid surface bonded onto 7-½” recessed hull flange and thru bolted on 8” centers. Hull is Awlgripped Dark Blue. Flat deck surfaces are White Gel coat. Non-skid surfaces are Cloud Grey Gel coat. Bottom painted red (Micron 66) with new Awlcraft boot stripe (May 2018). Centerboard configuration offers a draft of 6’-6” and a maximum draft of 12’-6” with board down.
Sails by North Sails
Winches (All Barient)
Refit 2014-2018 ($250K restoration and improvements, not maintenance, documented with receipts)
The owner’s personal effects and tools are excluded from the
KVH satellite TV and SeaTel satellite communication have never been used by the current owner and have not been evaluated. Though still in place, these systems have been upgraded/replaced with Iridium Go for improved satellite/weather/communication worldwide and with flat-screen TV, new stereo and DVD.
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.