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ZANETIA 59' Hinckley Sou'wester 59 CC Sloop 2001

$ 549,000

ZANETIA exemplifies the very best of traditional Maine sailboat building know-how and craftsmanship and is a symbol of American boatbuilding pride.  

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Wellington Yacht Partners. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 549,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    Sou'wester 59 CC Sloop

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Brooklin, Maine, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 59 ft 6 in
  • Display Length: 59 ft
  • Beam: 15' 6"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 250 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 344 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 4LHA-DTE 154
  • Engine 1: 8354.00 HRS 154.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

ZANETIA, a sloop-rigged Sou’wester 59, is the last and most advanced of the 16 Sou’wester 59s built by the Hinckley Yacht Company between 1983 and 2001, and designed by respected New York naval architects, McCurdy & Rhodes.  


Interior construction and finish exemplify Hinckley’s long-standing reputation for expert joinery, distinctive, semi-custom elegance, and creature comfort. ZANETIA is finished in satin varnished cherry wood and solid teak and holly cabin soles. Ample ports and hatches keep her light and airy below decks. She has an Espar heating system plus reverse cycle A/C, high capacity water maker, ample fridge and freezer spaces. 


One of her nicest attributes is the sheer amount of space on board for guests, provisions and equipment. With electric winches and electric headsail furler she is easy to sail. Her keel centerboard configuration provides access to remote anchorages without sacrificing upwind performance. ZANETIA draws 6 ft 6 in with centerboard up and 12 ft 6 in with board down. The owner’s cabin has a private companionway to the aft deck. There is sleeping for eight in three private cabins, including two in the salon.  


ZANETIA was completed in 2001 for her first owner, an English lord. She is pictured in Ferenc Mate’s “The World’s Best Sailboats” (2nd ed.) and is a centerfold in the coffee table book Hinckley Yachts. She was a member of the late Queen Elizabeth’s Royal Yacht Squadron. Her current owner, a lifelong sailor, has rigorously maintained this pedigreed yacht to her heirloom standards, with upgrades too numerous to list. She exemplifies the very best of traditional Maine sailboat building know-how and craftsmanship and is a symbol of American boatbuilding pride.  

Unlike her predecessors, ZANETIA’s hull is a Kevlar e-glass composite fused to an inner carbon fiber skin utilizing a patented SCRIMP vacuum bagging process that results in a stronger, stiffer, fully integrated hull structure that is 14% lighter than conventional methods. ZANETIA is an exceedingly strong, stiff and seaworthy vessel. With the extra offshore safeguard of a watertight bulkhead forward of the guest cabins, ZANETIA is an ocean-going passage-maker designed for safe and comfortable world cruising. 

The deck is also constructed of Kevlar E-glass and was vacuum bagged into 3/4" closed-cell core. The core is deleted and replaced with solid Kevlar/E glass in way of thru-bolted on 8" centers. 

  • Teak guard rail with stainless steel cap  
  • Keel/centerboard underbody: Draft: 6’ 6” board up / 12’ 6” board down 
  • Centerboard: Fiberglass foil-shaped centerboard with a bronze leading edge is controlled from the cockpit. 
  • Keel - Ballast package is 23,000 lb. external lead keel secured with 1 1/8" stainless steel bolts  
  • Balanced spade rudder 
  • Foredeck locker with flush Freeman hatch 
  • Lazarette hatches – flush mounted   
  • Simpson Davits 225kg electric with Dyneema lines 
  • Bow pulpit and (2) bow rollers 
  • Teak chain-guard inlayed into the foredeck stainless steel forepeak & lazarette cowl ventilators 
  • Opening deck hatches 
  • Storm shutters for large salon windows 
  • Emergency steering tiller system 
  • Hull Material: Kevlar Composite  
  • Hull Configuration: Monohull 
  • Hull Color: Jade Mist Green Alexseal topsides 
  • Oyster White gelcoat cabintop and deck  
  • Oyster White bootstripe 
  • Teak laid weather decks 

The three private stateroom / two-head custom interior plan sleeps eight. Finished in satin varnished cherry with a teak and holly polyurethane cabin sole 

  • Tan upholstery with crew covers 
  • Air conditioned with two Cruise Air units with reverse-cycle AC/heating system  
  • Espar diesel heater with ducts throughout 
  • Hella fans  
  • Custom lighting installed throughout the interior 
  • Deck prisms 
  • Courtesy lights 
  • Lee cloths 




The Owner's Suite is complete with private head and two berths. The private companionway aft has a custom set of steps with built-in drawers and leads to the aft deck. Ample storage is provided in lockers port and starboard, outboard locker, drawers, hanging lockers and bin storage under the berths, etc. Ventilation is supplied in the aft cabin by two hatches and air conditioning. 



Mirror and vanity with sink. Locker storage, opening portlight. Stall shower with plexiglass door. Sealand vacuum-flush head with holding tank 



Moving forward is the passageway toward the Main Cabin area and center cockpit access. 

Work Area: Large hanging locker followed by a chart storage area with lockers located below used for spares storage.  

The engine room is located inboard and houses pumps, engine, generator, compressors, etc. There is tool storage on the engine room door, and a workbench with vise in engine room. 

Going forward, the AC distribution panel is inboard to port. 



To starboard with chart desk and navigation electronics. DC electrical service panel is behind the navigator’s seat. 



The U-shaped galley is located on the port side. Propane 4-burner stainless steel stove with oven is located outboard.  

  • Samsung Microwave oven 
  • Refrigerator/freezer is aft - refrigeration can be accessed through lift-tops, as well as a front door, Grunert 12v System 
  • Corian countertop with integral backsplash, below-counter mounted twin SS sinks with pressure hot and cold water 
  • Filtered freshwater pump 
  • Whale freshwater hand pump 
  • Drawers and cabinets with louvered doors for storage areas have been incorporated throughout 
  • Countertop flush knife storage block 
  • Plenty of overhead lighting 



The Main Salon features a custom C-shaped settee to port, with a drop-leaf table with storage inside. There is a centerline seat with large storage area within. Additional storage is in lockers outboard and above to port of the settee. 

To starboard is a full-length settee with narrow pilot berth outboard, currently used for books.  



Next forward is the port guest cabin, with two single bunk berths, locker and drawer storage. Reading lamps and overhead hatch. 



Opposite the port guest cabin is the shared guest head with Sealand vacuum-flush toilet, vanity storage and receiver style shower. 



Forward of the GUEST/DAY HEAD in the second guest cabin featuring two bunk berths, hanging locker, full length mirror and drawer storage. 



Forward of the living space is a watertight bulkhead and a huge deck accessed forepeak/sail locker for storage. 

  • 12volt DC electrical system for house and starting banks 
  • All batteries replaced fall 2020 
  • (3) 12volt House batteries Lifeline 8d AGM 
  • (1) 12volt start battery Lifeline AGM 
  • (2) Lifeline 8d AGM wired 24volt for windlass and headsail furler 
  • 230volt AC electrical system for accessories 
  • Blue Sea battery monitor for 12volt and 24volt system 
  • Westerbeke generator: 3cyl 5.7kW at 50hz 230volts 
  • AC pumps are 50/60 cycle 
  • Xantrex 110v AC charger 



  • Recessed overhead lighting, many with dimmer controls 
  • Reading lamps at the head of each berth 
  • Navigation running lights 
  • Bow light 
  • Foredeck lights 
  • Courtesy lights 
  • Garmin 7610 touch screen GPS Plotter at Nav station (2021) 
  • Garmin AIS 800 (2021) 
  • Raymarine  Autopilot i70 model 
  • 4-Raymarine i70 sailing instruments speed, depth, wind on main hatch garage 
  • 2-Raymarine i70 displays at nav station 
  • Raymarine C140W plotter at companionway with remote at helm 
  • Raymarine  C120W at nav station 
  • Raymarine radar on mast 
  • ICOM VHF with ram mike in cockpit 



Protected cockpit with dodger has sail control lines running into it. The pedestal incorporates a varnished teak table and mug rack. Seating is clear of winches and sheets. Mainsheet winch just aft of helmsman 

All rigging last inspected June 2020 when the mast was stripped for painting, all chainplates removed and inspected at this time as well. 

  • Aluminum double-spreader full-batten spar (painted 2020) 
  • Aluminum boom (painted 2020) 
  • Harken electric headstay furler 2021 
  • Spinnaker pole 
  • Removable inner forestay 
  • Running backstays  
  • Hydraulic insulated backstay, boomvang with Navtec panel mounted in cockpit  
  • Rod rigging 
  • Lewmar #66 CCEST electric 12-volt primary and secondary winches 
  • Lewmar#50 CCEST electric 12-volt main sheet 
  • Lewmar#50 CCEST electric 12-volt utility winch at mast 
  • (3) Lewmar #50 CCST halyard winches at mast 
  • Lewmar #50 CCST centerboard winch 
  • North Mainsail - Full batten, soft Norlam with Cunningham and 3 reefs 
  • North 135% Genoa - 9oz soft Norlam, UV leech and foot, rope reefing pad 
  • North 98% Yankee - 11 oz. Soft Norlam, UV leech and foot, rope reefing pad 
  • Bacon sails Storm Staysail - Dacron, "hank on" Storm Trysail – Dacron 
  • Gennaker - Tri-Radial, 1.5oz Norlam with snuffer
  • Yanmar 4LHA-DTE 154 with 8,334 hrs on meter (4/2024) 
  • Racor fuel filters stainless steel shaft 
  • 3-blade Max prop with cutter 
  • (2) Cruise Air reverse cycle air con/heat units 
  • Westerbeke generator: 3 cyl 5.7 kW at 50hz  
  • Max Power 24volt bow thruster   
  • Espar diesel heater 
  • Desalator D60 watermaker 
  • AC pumps are 50/60 cycle 
  • (2) Fuel totaling 344 gal 
  • (4) Fresh Water totaling 250 gal 
  • (2) Holding tanks – one for each head with Vetus level gauges 
  • Tank tender gauges 
  • Watermaker 
  • Saltwater washdown pump at bow 
  • Fresh water pump 
  • (3) electric bilge pumps 
  • (2) manual bilge pups 
  • Deck shower 
  • Cockpit dodger 
  • Bimini  
  • Aft companionway dodger 
  • Cockpit cushions 

Ground Tackle 

  • Lewmar 3000 electric windlass - with chain gypsy and 235’ of 3/8" chain 
  • 60kg Ultra stainless steel anchor with swivel 
  • Danforth secondary anchor 40lb 
  • Danforth storm anchor 60lb 
  • Fisherman storm anchor 100lbs    
  • Secondary anchor rode 



  • 14’ Zodiac “jockey seat” style dinghy w/20hp Merc. Outboard (new 2021) 
  • Aft deck shower 
  • Aft pushpit cushions 
  • Side stainless steel boarding/swim ladder 
  • Tri-color masthead light  
  • Radar reflector – mast mounted 
  • (4) Storm shutters with covers  
  • Outboard motor bracket  
  • “Abandon ship” distress kit (in nav seat)  
  • Saltwater deck washdown system - foredeck brushes and hose 
  • Fenders w/custom yacht name covers  
  • Dock lines and sheets 
  • (6) Fire extinguishers, new 2021 
  • RescYou 8-man life raft in cannister (inspected through 03/2026) 
  • MOM 
  • Horseshoe style life ring 
  • EPIRB (new/registered 2021) 
  • Offshore life vests w/personal beacons synced to boat 
  • Safety harnesses 
  • Bow to stern safety harness strap  

Acrylic dolphin sculpture and owner's personal effects are excluded from the sale. 

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.


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