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Doug Simmons

As a travel and marine journalist, Doug Simmons has cruised all around the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic States and Florida, and has island hopped in the Bahamas and the Caribbean.

NEWS: Hinckley Talaria 43 Set For Spring

Hinckley Talaria 43 Set For Spring In September, Hinckley President and CEO Jim McManus announced the Talaria 43 (T43), doing so from the cockpit of the full-scale mockup of the new vessel. “Building a mockup like this gives us an …

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NEWS: Hunt Joins Hinckley with Scout

Hunt Joins Hinckley with Scout In an acquisition that marries two of the Northeast’s most iconic boat brands, Scout Partners LLC has purchased Hunt Yachts. Scout previously bought The Hinckley Company in 2010. “I could not have designed a better …

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NEWS: Hinckley Adds Pod Drive Option

Hinckley Adds Pod Drive Option

Hinckley Adds Pod Drive Option “If it isn’t broke, fix it anyway” could be the rationale behind Hinckley’s decision to make Volvo’s popular IPS pod-drive system available on its 2014 Talaria 48 and Picnic Boat. For more than 20 years, …

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You Don’t Know Hinckley

Oxford, Md. The Hinckley yard in Oxford, located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, has served boaters for nearly a decade. There’s a marina with seasonal dockage and storage, and a full range of yacht services.

Most boaters know Hinckley as a builder of classically styled, seriously seaworthy, custom motor and sailing yachts. And they aren’t wrong. The 85 year-old Maine company redefined what a jet boat could be with its iconic Picnic Boat, for which …

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