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2009 Hinckley Picnic Boat 37 MKIII



Annapolis, MD, US
  • 1 Staterooms
  • 1 Heads
  • 2 Engines

DRAGONFLY Is A Well Maintained, Lightly Used, And Very Well-equipped Picnic Boat 37, Ready For Immediate Delivery.  She Features Twin Volvo 300hp Engines, Cockpit Refrigerator, Pilothouse Teak Package, Recent Garmin Electronics, Air Conditioned Pilothouse And Cabin, And A Generator.  Owned By A Multiple-time Hinckley Owner, She Is Hinckley-service Maintained And Easily Shown On The Brackish Waters Of The Chesapeake Bay In Annapolis, MD.


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Hinckley Yacht Brokerage.

  • Last updated Mar 6th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: US
Category: Power
Model: Picnic Boat 37 MKIII
Model Year: 2009


Cabins: 1
Heads: 1

Hull Information

Hull Material: Composite


Length: 37 ' (11.28M)
Draft: 2.08 ft'
Beam: 11.25 ft' (3M)


Cruising Speed: 19 Knots
Displacement 16,000 lb lbs
Fuel Capacity: 220 G. 832 L.
Water Capacity: 40 G. 151 L.
Holding Tank: 27 G. 102 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Volvo
Engine Model: D4 Common Rail diesel
Engine Year: 2009
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 300
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 1,570

Engine 2

Engine Make: Volvo
Engine Model: D4 Common Rail diesel
Engine Year: 2015
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 300
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 573


Steering System

Joystick Control


The Picnic Boat 37 MKIII is perfectly optioned to perform any task, from the simple sunset cruise to the extended weekend getaway.  Her modern hull is designed for exceptional rough-water performance; her twin engines, twin waterjets, proportional hydraulic thruster, and JetStick® technology for unparalleled maneuvering; and a transom door, multiple settees in the pilothouse and expansive cockpit for easy entertaining.  Below, the v-berth and multiple lockers encourage a weekend away, and complete galley and head with shower ensure comfort and convenience. 



Winter 2022-23

  • Hinckley winter Jetboat Service Package
  • Added second table base in cockpit
  • New jet resilient seals
  • New ignition switches
  • Resealed port lights
  • New bilge blower hoses
  • Added refrigerator sliding shelves


Summer 2022

  • New house battery charger/inverter
  • New start battery charger
  • Replaced turbocharger sensors


Winter 2021-22

  • New Fusion Apollo stereo with custom cherry panel
  • New engine hatch gasket
  • Added chart fiddle on port side of dash
  • Re-fit mast for proper installation
  • New galvanic isolator
  • New Garmin AIS 800 transceiver
  • New Garmin Fantom 24 radar dome (painted to match hardtop)
  • Port engine cooling system flush
  • Starboard engine cooling system full service- new aftercooler core, heat exchanger core, oil cooler, and exhaust elbow


  • Flag Blue Awlgrip topsides
  • Cream gelcoat cabin house and deck
  • Double bootstripe that matches the color of the deck
  • Red bottom paint



The Hull is Hinckley DualGuard® Composite Construction of Kevlar/E-glass hybrid outer skin with an Aircraft grade end-grain balsa core above and below the waterline and Carbon-fiber inner skin which is SCRIMP® laminated with vinylester resin.  Deck and cockpit are E-glass with balsa and closed-cell foam core, SCRIMPED with vinylester resin. 

  • Marelon ball-valve seacocks with thru-hulls below water line and Marelon thru-hulls above the waterline
  • Stainless steel half round on fiberglass molded rub rail


Heavy-duty fiberglass swim platform has teak insert treads, stainless steel supports and half round.

  • Stainless steel telescoping 3-step folding swim ladder that stores under platform
  • Stainless steel swim handle on transom, painted to match the hull


Deck Features

  • Flush foredeck anchor locker with hinged hatch and fold-out anchor roller
  • Rounded, tapered, varnished teak toe rail with Hinckley profile
  • Varnished teak eyebrow molding around cabin top
  • Teak handrails on exterior, including aft end of pilothouse
  • Four (4) elliptical opening ports on house sides with screens
  • Custom Hinckley 316L stainless steel bow chocks
  • Bow, stern and midship 316L stainless steel mooring cleats
  • Mid-ship cleats are easily reached from cockpit
  • Fender padeyes with toe rail chafe strips
  • Hinckley pilothouse mast with radome painted to match deck
  • Three (3) stainless steel hatches, two electrically powered on cabin house top and all with Ocean Air blinds/screens


The cockpit features wonderful seating with both forward and aft facing seats. There is a transom door to provide easy access to the swim platform.


Cockpit features:

  • Cushions covered in Ralph Lauren Patio Stripe-Blue
  • Varnished teak table with deck-mounted base
  • Varnished teak coaming 
  • Starboard transom door from swim platform with settee insert
  • Courtesy lights under side decks port and starboard
  • Hinckley custom “built-in flip down” cockpit steps mounted port and starboard
  • Teak boarding step for port or starboard side deck
  • Large cockpit lockers between the cockpit and pilothouse with varnished louvered teak doors
  • Port side cockpit locker houses a refrigerator
  • Cockpit shower with hot and cold mixing valve at transom door
  • Ample storage in seat lockers
  • Stamoid cockpit cover
  • Custom weather covers for transom and aft facing seats


  • Hinckley pilothouse teak package with gloss varnished teak on pilothouse instrument pod, side panels, pilothouse sides, window frames, coamings and coaming caps
  • Pilothouse sole is gelcoat with painted nonskid to match
  • Four (4) Hinckley custom oversized frameless pilothouse windows- two fixed front windows and two electric sliding side windows
  • Pilothouse front windows have heavy duty, self-parking, intermittent windshield wipers and fresh water washers
  • Pilothouse windows tinted in green
  • Two (2) oversized stainless steel Hinckley custom electric opening hatches on pilothouse top
  • Both hatches have Ocean Air blinds/screens
  • Refrigerator installed in port side bridge deck amenity
  • Two Stidd 500N Admiral Slimline helm adjustable seats, each with footrests, and upholstered in Ivory Ultraleather
  • Stidd electric powered movement package (fore/aft, up/down) for helm seat
  • Cushioned settees port and starboard covered in Ralph Lauren Patio Stripe-Blue
  • Insulated white overhead with teak battens
  • (2) Hella fans in corners of pilothouse
  • Illumination is by four (4) overhead low-voltage halogen lights on dimmers and a single light over the helm
  • Storage locker under pilothouse settees, port and starboard
  • (10) Cup holders in the pilothouse and helm area
  • Varnished teak locking companionway door
  • Varnished teak handrail on centerline of overhead
  • Ivory Stamoid 3-piece drop curtains with Eisenglass windows
  • Second table base so the cockpit table can be placed in either location


HELM STATION (Starboard)

  • Varnished teak instrument pod
  • Stainless steel 14” steering wheel with varnished wood rim
  • Hinckley Generation 3 JetStick which integrates forward and aft motion, steering, and bow thruster into single joystick
  • Engine gauges, tachometer with digital engine data display, oil pressure, cooling water temperature and fuel level
  • Top-opening locker port and starboard
  • 12-volt cigarette style outlet aft of locker to starboard


Helm Electronics and Navigation Equipment

  • Garmin GPSMAP 8616xsv color touchscreen multi-function display
  • Garmin Fantom 24 radar with dome painted to match deck
  • AIS transceiver (to send and receive AIS data)
  • Airmar B60 transducer
  • Standard Horizon PS 1000 VHF radio with RAM mic
  • Raymarine p70Rs autopilot control head
  • ACR spotlight - roof mounted with helm mounted electric remote control


Entertainment Electronics

  • Fusion MS-RA770 multi-media receiver (with Bluetooth input)
  • (1) Pair MB Quart speakers in V-berth on forward bulkhead
  • (1) Pair Fusion speakers in the pilothouse
  • 20 inch Sharp LCD mounted in flip-up locker on forward bulkhead (currently disconnected)


Entry is from the pilothouse companionway down two steps, each with storage below.  The galley is to port, private head to starboard and the V-berth accommodations forward.

The interior is finished in satin-varnished cherry. The cabin sole is varnished teak and tulipwood and has a cabin sole cover. Louvered cherry locker doors and (5) Frigast stainless steel bulkhead lights add to the cabin ambience.

Air conditioning with reverse-cycle heat ensures comfort, in addition to the opening hatches and portlights.



The stove is set in the countertop and has a Corian stove cover that adds to the already ample counter space surrounding the sink, which has a matching Corian cover.  The microwave is built in outboard, and has custom mug and cup storage below. The refrigerator is mounted aft and is accessed by a counter lift-up top. A “pantry” locker with louvered door and several shelves separates the galley from the forward V-berth area and houses the stereo system.

  • Sandstone Corian countertop
  • Stainless steel sink with Grohe fixtures, spray nozzle and hot and cold pressure water
  • Sea Frost refrigeration – 12-volt cold plate refrigerator in a self-draining insulated box
  • Double -burner electric cook-top with Corian cover
  • 600-watt 110-volt microwave oven
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Built-in bin storage for glasses and mugs
  • (3) Cherry pullout drawers
  • Red step-light in galley
  • Under counter pull-out garbage receptacle
  • Opening port with screen
  • Additional storage is provided outboard and under the galley sink


HEAD (Next aft starboard)

  • Solid cherry door panel door
  • Molded fiberglass sole for easy cleaning
  • Varnished cherry countertop with an undermounted porcelain sink
  • Grohe faucet/hand held shower provides hot & cold pressure water – bracket for shower bulkhead mounted
  • Sealand Vacu-Flush electric marine head is plumbed to a 27-gallon aluminum holding tank and overboard discharge
  • Mirror on the forward bulkhead with cherry frame
  • Storage is provided by cherry faced lockers above and outboard the vanity, a drawer with a cherry face beside the marine head, and a locker under the vanity
  • 110-volt outlet
  • AC duct
  • Opening port with screen


V-BERTH (Forward)

  • A comfortable double berth is formed with an insert
  • V-berth upholstered in Perennials Ishi - Indigo
  • Port storage locker under V-berth has easy-access cherry drop-front door
  • Drawer storage in center below V-berth
  • Large storage compartments located mid and forward areas of the berth
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker is just aft of the V-berths to starboard
  • Hinckley custom shearline bookshelves on either side of the V-berth
  • (2) Stereo speakers are mounted port and starboard on the forward bulkhead
  • (2) Hella fans on forward bulkhead
  • Overhead opening hatch with Ocean Air Sky screen/shade
  • 20 inch Sharp LCD mounted in flip-up locker on forward bulkhead (currently disconnected)


Low resistance, copper wire and sacrificial zinc anode bonding system with zinc saver.


12-volt system:

  • Start – Two 12-volt AGM Group 31 batteries with 1,000 MCA capacity (new 2021)
  • House – Two 12-volt AGM Group 4D batteries – 210-amps each (new 2020)
  • Heavy-duty battery parallel switch allows emergency starting
  • 80-amp house battery alternator on port engine
  • 80-amp start battery alternator on each engine
  • 12-volt distribution panel includes thermo-magnetic breakers, volt and amp meter


220-volt 50-amp AC electrical system

  • 220-volt shore power inlet and relay
  • 50-amp shore power cord with Glendinning retractable power cord
  • Victron Multiplus 3000 watt inverter/charger with 100-amp 12-volt multi-stage battery charging capability


Generator:  5-KW Onan Generator with sound shield (449 Hours)



  • Twin Volvo 300-hp D4 diesel engines.  Port was replaced in 2015, starboard is original. 
  • Hamilton 274 Jet Drives
  • Twin ZF 63 transmissions
  • 7” hydraulic bow thruster
  • Hinckley custom “Jet Stick®” control system is integrated with the proportional hydraulic bow thruster
  • Dual-cylinder trim tabs with indicator controls at helm
  • Volvo EVC Tachometer with LCD multi-function display
  • Fuel, oil pressure, and water temperature gauges.
  • Alarms for high-low oil pressure, and high engine water temperature and hydraulic pressure.
  • Custom Racor fuel filters. MA500MA with pressure gauges, drain lines, and water sensors with audible alarm.
  • Manual hydraulic steering pump
  • Air Conditioning/Heating: (2) 10,000 BTU air conditioning units (with reverse cycle heat) in the pilothouse and (1) 10,000 BTU unit in the V berth with outlets in the cabin, head and pilothouse
  • (3) Electric 1500-GPH 12-volt bilge pumps with float switches and high water alarm
  • Whale emergency bilge pump - mounted in engine room and accessible through the day hatch
  • In-line 12-volt automatic shower sump pump
  • 27-gallon polyethylene holding tank with overboard discharge
  • 6-gallon stainless steel hot water heater – shore power and engine heated
  • 40-gallon stainless steel water tank
  • (2)  110 US gallon polyethylene fuel tanks - total 220-gallons
  • Mylar-faced acoustical foam-lined insulation in engine room and on bridge deck hatch
  • Engine box cover has double gaskets and an electric riser
  • Engine room forced-air exhaust fan
  • Baffled and insulated air intake
  • Fireboy automatic engine compartment fire suppression system, with automatic engine and generator shut-down


Ground Tackle System:

  • Muir electric windlass package:  Flush foredeck anchor locker houses a Muir electric windlass with polished stainless steel Delta 22# anchor + 25’ stainless steel chain & 150’ anchor rode and polished stainless steel folding bow roller.  The windlass can be operated from the helm station or a handheld wired remote at anchor locker.



  • Varnished bow burgee pennant staff with flush socket
  • Stern mounted 4 ft. varnished teak ensign pole & flush socket
  • Dock lines
  • Fenders with fleece covers
  • Deck shower/water outlet with hot & cold mixing valve
  • Life jackets
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 12-volt air horn with switch on dash


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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