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1965 Hinckley 40 Bermuda


San Diego, California, United States
  • 1 Heads
  • 1 Engines

This classic 1965 Hinckley 40-Bermuda Sailboat, WHIRLWIND features a yawl design, black hull, LP’d, has varnished teak rails and trim, a great layout, is a capable cruiser from Southern California, to the East Coast, to the Panama Canal, to the South Pacific! This is a “Bermuda 40” hand molded reinforced fiberglass hull, round bilge, full keel (with centerboard), a flush deck, trunk cabin, diesel auxiliary yawl. This classic Yawl has received excellent care and maintenance over her years and it shows in the exterior finish kept polished, the interior is cozy and well laid out; with a V-berth and convertible salon, WHIRLWIND can accommodate 6.

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  • Last updated Jun 29th, 2023
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Quick Specs

Country: United States
Category: Yawl
Model: 40 Bermuda
Model Year: 1965


Heads: 1
Sleeps: 6

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 40 ' (12.19M)
Draft: 8' 7" (2.432M)
Beam: 11' 9" (3M)


Displacement 19000 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 70 G. 264 L.
Water Capacity: 110 G. 416 L.
Holding Tank: G. L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Westerbeke
Engine Model: Four-107
Engine Year: 1973/2013
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 50
Fuel Type: Diesel



  • Hand molded fiberglass reinforced plastic hull.
  • Resin and tabbing Fastening
  • Partial transverse bulkheads.
  • Main Deck Hand molded fiberglass reinforced plastic
  • Moulded spade Rudder hung on trailing keel in shoe bearing.


  • Main engine: Westerbeke Four-107
  • Built: 1973, Rebuilt 2012/13
  • Type: Diesel. Marine high speed. Reverse reduction gear.
  • Location: Beneath cockpit.
  • HP: 50 RPM: 3000
  • Exhaust cooling: Water jacket manifold, lagged riser, wet to stern discharge.
  • Propeller: 16 RH 11 three blade bronze.
  • Shafting: Stainless
  • Steering gear: Wheel, wire ropes to quadrant.
  • Generators: 2) Alternators. Output 12-volts, fractional KW.
  • Newer seacocks.


  • Wiring: Upgraded Marine, stranded, plastic insulated and loomed.
  • Batteries: Two 12-volt wet type.
  • Location of switchboard: 12 VDC and 120 VAC 30 amp master breaker panel and master source selection and battery switches in house. Battery charger. Cathodic bonding system with independent propeller shaft anodes.


  • Spars: Aluminum masts and wood booms.
  • Standing Rig: Stainless steel with bronze turnbuckles. #7 main lowers, #8 uppers and #5 mizzen.
  • Sails: Dacron main, mizzen and roller jib.
  • Sheet winches: High quality stainless. Barient and South Coast.

Pumps and Auxiliaries

  • Electric: (2) auto / manual bilge pumps, fresh water pump, shower sump pump,
  • Manual: Bilge pump and fresh water pump.

Radio and Electronics

  • Radio: iCom IC-M56 VHF
  • Positioning: RAYNAV 580 Loran/Plotter
  • Compass: Magnetic
  • Depth/Speed: Data Marine digital


  • Fuel total capacity: reports approximately 70 USG
  • Material: Fiberglass
  • Location: In keel section beneath engine.
  • Where vented: Atmosphere
  • Fills: Flush to deck.
  • Feed lines: Copper and neoprene
  • Water tanks: 110 USG in (3) manifolded stainless steel tanks.


  • Berths: Sleeps up to 6 in V-berth and salon convertibles.
  • Galley stove: Shipmate propane oven and 3-burner stove.
  • Refrigeration: Vitrifrigo ice tray compressor stainless steel ice box.
  • Lavatory: Groco Modle K manual flush.

Safety Equipment

  • Portable: Two 3.5-lb dry chemical 2015
  • Fixed System: Halon in engine space.
  • Ground tackle: Stainless plow “working” bow anchor with 5/8” nylon rode. Ideal electric anchor capstan.
  • Life jackets: Adult PFDs
  • Buoyant cushion: Throw rings.
  • Navigation: Underway, anchor, deck and cabin lights.

Miscellaneous Gear

  • Stanchions, life lines.


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.

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.