Custom – J Hinks & Son 38 for sale
11.58 m/38 ft
J Hicks and Son Ex Customs Launch circa 1970.If you want character and original features, then this Wooden Motor Launch has it.
Read about Mr Hinks and you will find he was an exceptional boat builder only using the best materials.
Lots of original deck features from a working boat heritage still in place.
Inside has a cosy forward cabin with space for a double mattress, central cockpit, and engine room
and an aft cabin come lounge to sleep another 2 persons in private.
Also, a basic galley and heads on board is all you need.
Cruises nicely and the 6 Cylinder engine sounds great.
Boat is genuine and fairly priced. Will need some minor joinery and upholstery work internally.
Teak hulled Motor Cruiser built by the renowned boat builders J. Hinks & Sons circa 1970.
Thought to be a Customs Launch the hull was Casco (copper) sheathed up to the water line when built.
Cruising speed: 8 Knots Maximum speed: 10 Knots
Freshly painted and anti-fouled 2016
Length over all: 38′
Maximum draft: 4′
Mechanical and Electrical
Ford Sabre 6 cyl diesel
Exhaust Temperature Alarm
All in excellent working order and looks to have been refurbished at some stage
24-volt house system
6 Batteries switchable
240-volt Shore Power
New 3000W Inverter
Hot water Calorifier
Sleeps 4 people in two separate cabins
Forward cabin double berth
Some storage and access to anchor locker
Side access doors from both decks
Sliding helmsman window
Classic Helm Seat
Access to engine room and services under floor
Work tops and stowage
Manual Pump Toilet
Around half the length of the boat the aft cabin is a long usable space.
Set up with 2 side sofa seat berths these can create 2 good sized singles.
Current owner uses it for DVD’s and chill!
Storage cabinet and under seat storage
Period remote Searchlight
Electronic and period compass
GPS from Seiwa Explorer 3 engine and External Monitor
3 Fire Extinguishers. Need checked
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