59' Hinckley Sou'wester 1991



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59' Hinckley Sou'wester 1991



Artemis is one of two ketch  rigged Sou’Wester 59’s built by Hinckley
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Artemis is one of only two ketches rigged 59' Hinckley Sou’Wester built.  Her split rig provides great balance, versatility and is easily sailed by a couple. Her hydraulic furling and winches make this sail plan even easier to handle. Carbon spars keep weight down aloft and give Artemis even better performance. With the centerboard up, she draws only 6'6" allowing you to explore shallow anchorages.  With the board down, she becomes a performance thoroughbred with blue water capabilities.

Designed by McCurdy and Rhodes, Artemis has sleek flowing lines that will turn heads in any port.  Artemis is a combination of old-world craftsmanship with advanced composite construction.  The robust hull and deck are composed of hand laid Kevlar, E-glass laminates with a foam core and vacuum bagged to increase strength while reducing weight. The warm and inviting cherry interior is meticulously created by some of the finest woodworkers in the industry. Hinckley’s no compromise approach to yachts building assures that Artemis is built to last for generations

Artemis was built in 1991 for a knowledgeable and consummate yachtsman who had an open checkbook approach to building and maintaining her. When the owner decided to build a custom 154’ sailing yacht, Artemis was sold to her current owner 16 years ago. 

The current owners sailed Artemis seasonally from Maine to St John in the USVI.  Artemis was shipped to Europe for a one-year adventure in the Mediterranean. Now, she is in St Petersburg waiting for new owners to take her sailing again.

If you desire to own the finest, come inspect Artemis and be prepared to be impressed.

ARTEMIS sleeps eight in a three-private cabin interior with three-head.  Interior is finished in gloss varnished cherry.

  • Cabin soles are solid splined teak and holly.
  • Leather and fabric upholstery throughout including curtains, custom bedding, and cabin sole coverings for protection offshore.
  • New 2009 cushions for the dinette and interior curtains.
  • Marine Air reverse-cycle heat/air conditioning
  • Espar D7LK cabin heater

Vessel Walkthrough:
Starting forward, a large Fore peak with line stowage and separate compartments for chain and rode are accessed through doors in the forward bulkhead. 

FORWARD HEAD: (Immediately next Aft)

  • This full head serves the starboard Guest Cabin.
  • Avonite Rose Quartz countertop with stainless steel sink
  • Electric Royal Flush saltwater pressure head to holding tank.
  • Separate stall shower


  • Large double berth with a single berth over
  • Two cedar-lined hanging lockers


  • Cabin is separated by a double sound insulated bulkhead
  • Over and under berths


  • Immediately aft of the port guest cabin is a Day Head
  • Avonite White Agate counter top with stainless steel sink
  • Manual Skipper head to holding tank
  • This head also serves the second Guest Cabin.

This full-width cabin is finished in high gloss cherry:

DINETTE - to port:

  • Gimballed drop-leaf cherry dining table
  • L-shaped cushioned seating for five.
  • The settee is upholstered in blue leather.

Immediately opposite the dining table to starboard is the Navigation Station. This focal point is equipped with the latest electronics and computer navigational equipment.

  • A swivel, reclining navigation chair with ottoman - provides extreme working flexibility and seating at the navigation station or for socializing in the main salon.
  • Custom space for computer and monitor
  • Various mechanical, electrical and remote engine instrument readouts. 

Aft to port of the cockpit companionway is the U-shaped Galley with a White Corian counter top, triangulated for easy access to sink, refrigerator/freezer, and stove/oven.

  • Built-in microwave oven
  • Refrigerator is both top and front-opening.
  • Custom pass-through to the cockpit
  • Galley has excellent ventilation, light, and counter top work space.

The hallway to the Aft Cabin is to starboard of the center cockpit companionway steps. Immediately outboard and just aft of the Nav Station is a cedar-lined wet locker and Splendide washer-dryer (New 2009).

Continuing aft is a workbench with teak working surface, removable vice, and tool storage underneath.

  • Chart stowage drawer is also in this location.
  • Second trash receptacle and storage

Inboard, immediately across from the workbench is the walk-in Engine Room that is beautifully organized, well lit, and ventilated. Particular care has been taken to insure ease of service to all systems.

  • There is custom tool storage on the engine room door.

This cabin has both a single and double berth and large cedar closet . A separate companionway leads up to the aft deck.

  • The Owner’s Head is separated from the cabin by a sound-insulated bulkhead.
  • Avonite Rose Quartz counter top with stainless steel sink and generous use of mirrors create an elegant feel.
  • The head has an opening port for light, air and ventilation.
  • Electric Royal Flush saltwater pressure head to holding tank

Cockpit helm has a pedestal-mounted large, stainless steel "destroyer-type" steering wheel with an elkhide covered rim.

  • Custom instrument pod
  • Teak cockpit table - refinished 2009.
  • Dodger - Sunbrella cockpit dodger.
  • Awning - Sunbrella sun awning over helm (free standing).
  • Awning - Additional 2-piece awning that extends from foremast to mizzen boom
  • Cockpit cushions - Sunbrella (2014)
  • Pedestal and wheel cover  - Sunbrella.
  • Cockpit boom light - recessed flood light in boom over cockpit table

  • Hinckley Flag Blue Awlgrip topsides.
  • White gelcoat deck with Buff gelcoat non-skid.
  • Gold leaf cove, name and hail.
  • White Awlgrip double, tapered bootstripe.
  • All exterior teak is varnished.
  • Micon 66-Red coated hull bottom, applied over the original Copperclad.


  • Hull is hand-laid laminate of isophthalic resins with knit hybrid Kevlar/E-glass fabric. This DuPont Kevlar® composite greatly increases hull strength against collision and abrasion. A 1” Airex foam core is vacuum-bagged into the laminate to provide the greatest degree of stiffness and thermal/acoustic insulation. Skin coat is vinylester resin. Deck is also Kevlar/E-glass with vacuum bagged, cross linked closed cell PVC core. The core is deleted and replaced with solid Kevlar/E-glass in way of all penetration and stress areas.
  • Deck is bonded to a 7 ¼” flange with reinforced polyester compound and through-bolted on 8” centers.
  • Ballast package is a 23,000 lb. external lead keel secured with 1 1/8” stainless steel bolts.
  • The centerboard is fitted with a slot closure device to close the slot when the board is down to minimize turbulence and drag.
  • Elliptical balanced spade rudder.

Deck Features:

  • All exterior varnish - stripped + 10 coats - 2009
  • Hinckley bow roller on stainless steel stem iron
  • Teak inlay foredeck chain guard
  • Large translucent hatch covers
  • (2) Deck prisms
  • Large dorade cowl vents
  • Recessed genoa tracks
  • Stainless steel polished turnbuckle covers
  • (2) Deck washes - 12-volt saltwater wash for anchor & fresh water deck wash down.
  • Shower: Lazarette mounted hot-cold shower.
  • Simpson full-size stainless davits for dinghy
  • Deck lights: Both spreader and foredeck lights controlled from cockpit

Sails, Rigging and Winches

  • Tall, tapered, carbon-fiber, hydraulic  Stoway main and mizzen masts - painted white. The spars are 50% lighter than a corresponding aluminum section while being stiffer, stronger, and easier to repair than aluminum. Two pair painted aluminum spreaders with 2 pair spreader lights.
  • Hood hydraulic Stoway and headstay furling systems. Hood hydraulic furling motor of the headstay rebuilt & casing repainted 2009.
  • Hydraulic boom vang and backstay adjuster for main and mizzen - controlled from Navtec panel
  • Navtec rod and running rigging (New 2009).
  • Spar is equipped with a removable staysail stay and running backstays (unnecessary under normal sailing conditions).
  • Harken stainless steel deck hardware
  • Extra jib and mizzen staysail halyard
  • Carbon fiber whisker pole - mounted in deck chocks


Hydraulic - Full Lewmar Commander 6 system powering:

  • (2) Two-speed Lewmar 650 ST primaries (w/second fine tune button)
  • (1) Two-speed Lewmar 46 ST mainsheet
  • (1) Lewmar 46 CST for outhaul and centerboard.
  • Anchor windlass
  • Headsail, mainsail and mizzen furling systems

Electric:  (2) Two-speed Lewmar 550 ST secondary winches


  • Main - Stoway - Doyle (2005)
  • Mizzen - Stoway - Doyle (2013)
  • 100% Jib, Spectra (2005) - Doyle
  • Inner Forestay sail - Doyle (2015)

Full Brookes & Gatehouse Hercules 690 system:  With fluxgate compass, twin speed transducers, barometric pressure sensor, inclinometer, and air and water temperature sensors. Two 20/20 displays, three analogues and a full function display in cockpit. Complete repetition at Nav Station.

  • B&G Hydro-Pilot Autopilot
  • Siimrad Autopilot with remote (2015)
  • Garmin 18X HD Radar (NEW 2014)
  • lcom M-800 SSB
  • lcom M-604 VHF
  • Furuno Weather Fax
  • Global Star Sat Phone and handset
  • Garmin 741 touch screen Chartplotter (2014) - binnacle mounted
  • Garmin 5212 GPS touch screen MFD Chartplotter - nav station
  • AIS - Watch Mate
  • Dactor Modem
  • HP ink-jet printer
  • Stereo:  Alpine stereo receiver/cassette player with CDX-A30 10-disk magazine, ADS speakers in main salon, aft cabin, and two Boston Acoustic speakers with cockpit volume control.


  • All ship's batteries = Three battery banks (Total 9 NEW batteries - 2013).
  • Service battery bank - (Four) 12-volt AGM batteries for the ship’s service
  • Start battery - (One) for the main engine and generator.
  • Hydraulics bank: (Two) gel-cell batteries for separate hydraulic battery bank.
  • Service alternator on the main engine is a Amtech 220-amperes (NEW 2013).
  • Start battery alternator on the main engine is a Leese-Neville 65-amperes. (REBUILT 2013).
  • Additional Alternator - Belted to prop shaft for free-wheel charging under sail for emergency use.
  • Battery parallel system for starting the main engine from ship service or hydraulic batteries.
  • Amp/hour meters: (2) Bank manager voltmeter/amp meters at nav station -  (1) Star t+ hydraulics.


  • 110-volt system is controlled by a separate circuit breaker panel.
  • Powered by Westerbeke 10-kw diesel generator ( In sound shield and soft-mounted in engine room)
  • Shore Power - service is two legs of 125-volts @ 50-amperes each.
  • Battery Charger/Inverter: Heart Interface, Freedom Marine Series COMBI #30. Inverter output = 3000 watts.
  • IOTA dedicated 75-amp charger


  • Perkins 6-354M 135 hp@2800 rpms, 6-cylinder FWC diesel engine.
  • Propeller: 3-bladed feathering Max prop (refurbished 2012) with line cutting spurs + new spare prop.
  • Racor fuel filters with vacuum gauges
  • Electric fuel priming pump for main engine and generator.
  • 12-Volt oil transfer pump plumbed to engine, generator, and reduction gear.
  • Refrigeration: Sea Frost 12-volt DC, raw water-cooled.
  • Cabin heater: Espar D7LK diesel-fired cabin heater
  • Air conditioning: 32,000 BTU Marine Air system
  • Water maker — Sea Recovery SRC 600 AM. - 25 gals/hr. (regular servicing)
  • Washer/Dryer Combo - Splendide, 2009 - in laundry compartment
  • (4) Heads - (2) Electric Royal Flush saltwater pressure heads and (1) manual Skipper head to holding tank + (1) spare electric Royal Flush head for day head
  • (2) Holding tanks - two forward heads share 70-gallon and aft has a 35-gallon tank - with electric pumps.
  • Tank Tender: Pressurized water & fuel system
  • Hydraulics: Lewmar Commander 6 system - including controlling windlass
  • (4) Bilge pumps: (1) Jabsco engine-driven, high-capacity pump with remote activated electric clutch, (2) Jabsco 12-volt - engine room, (1) Edson high-capacity manual pump.
  • Full Halon fire system - plus additional extinguishers
  • Emergency tiller system - engine room

Additional Equipment

  •  Switlik 6-man life raft, deck mounted, in custom stainless steel bracket - (New 2013).
  • 12-volt high-intensity spotlight
  • Lewmar 3000 vertical capstan hydraulic windlass (with controls at both bow & helm).
  • Fortress FX-55 anchor in custom stowage bag.
  • Fortress FX-85 storm anchor - stowed in bilge.
  • 75# Stainless steel CQR plow anchor + 10 ft. stainless chain in custom Hinckley bow roller with 250’ x 3/8” Hi-Test Chain.
  • 300 ft. x 3/4” nylon rode with chain leader
  • Gale Rider sea anchor + 1 1/2" webbing on roller in stern
  • Kestral visible radar reflector mounted on masthead.
  • Offshore kickboard (in clear Lexan)
  • All dock lines, Avon inflatable fenders & fender covers, 2 fender boards.
  • EPIRB - ACR 121.5 406 MHZ (NEW)
  • MOM 8 (man overboard module).
  • Life Sling and heaving line.
  • Webbing jack lines.
  • (6) Safety harnesses, with knives & whistles.
  • (4) Storm ports: Lexan covering ports in custom stowage bags.
  • (2) Horseshoe liferings with Artemis name + brackets (not currently on boat)
  • Stainless steel side-boarding ladder
  • Folding stainless swim/boarding ladder integral with stern pulpit.
  • Extensive collection of mechanical, electrical and plumbing spares, including pumps
  • New 2014 hatch varnish weather covers
  • Wind scoop - for aft companionway
  • Tools, charts (paper), cruising guides, medical kit
  • All galley equipment and utensils
  • 6-piece set of custom Tiffany china, with custom rack
  • Inflatable kayaks


Preferred Yachts 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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Preferred Yachts offers this listing on a 50-50 split with approved corresponding Florida licensed brokerages. Brokers unlicensed in Florida must contact listing broker to make arrangements that comply with Florida law.

PACUYS - AYS would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 59' Hinckley Sou'wester 1991. This yacht for sale is located in United States and priced at $625,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!






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Engine Details:

Perkins 6-354

Engine 1:

1991 135.00 HP

Engine 2:

1991 135.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

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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. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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