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1961 Hinckley Bermuda 40

Boca Raton, Florida


Franica is a much renovated and updated classic Hinkley Bermuda 40.  This 1961 Hinckley has a vast history, she has cruised the world as far as the South Pacific. Owner has bought this vessel to cruise the Adriatic but due to Covid and security issues in Europe he has decided to sell the boat now and work on another at a later date.  Owner has all the documentation on the refits he has done and new items he has added.  




Affiniti Yacht Brokerage | Lighthouse Point Office is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Rick Obey Yacht Sales.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Franica
Make: Hinckley
Model: Bermuda 40
Year: 1961
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Hinckley
Designer: Bill Tripp
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: 1049
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 40 ft / 12.19 m
Length Overall: 40'9 ft / 12.42 m
Waterline Length: 28'10 ft / 8.79 m
Beam: 11'9 ft / 3.58 m
Max Draft: 8'9 ft / 2.67 m
Min Draft: 4.25 ft
Displacement: 20,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 53'6 ft / 16.31 m
Electrical Circuit: 12 V

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Westerbeke
  • Model: 55CH
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 55hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2020
  • Engine Hours: 347
  • Engine Location: Center
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 48 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 110 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Yawl

Recent upgrades
  • New Raymarine electronics including radar (2021)
  • New Dyneeme standing rigging (2021)
  • New Sidepower bow thruster (2021)
  • New rubber dinghy with Honda outboard (2022)
Recient History

This 1961 Hinckley Bermuda 40 has recently undergone full refit and updates including new Raymarine Electronics to include Radar, GPS, wind, depth and speed displays.  New Side-Power 8.5 hp bow thruster w/remote installed in 5/2021.  At the same time bottom was soda blasted, barrier coated and painted.  At the same time hull and topsides alwgrip painted and all teak fully restored.  All new custom cushions, inside and out, with new canvas sprayhood and top done in 2022.  Newer diesel engine with only 350 hrs. fully serviced and in excellent running condition.  Full complement of sails with a large amount of spares. Fully equipped with all gear including safety and regulatory equipment, sailing lines, winches 2 anchors with windless control both locally and remotely.

Two dinghys one with engine and one with sail., solar panel, 2 inverters, fridge, stove and galley equipment Epirb, life raft and more.  Standing rigging has been replaced with new Dyneema rigging as well.  Vessel has been well cared for and maintained by a professional maritime deep-sea Captain with decades of experience.  This classic Bermuda has to be seen to be appreciated.

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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