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2015 Hinckley Picnic MKIII

Nantucket, Massachusetts


BACK ROAD (name reserved) is a rare opportunity to purchase a Picnic Boat MKIII with the optional 435hp Volvo Common Rail diesels for breathtaking speed and performance. “Back Road” has wintered in heated indoor storage (since new) with Hinckley in our Winter JetBoat Program. At this high level of care, she will sell with the Hinckley CPO Warranty.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $799,000
Boat Name: BACK ROAD
Make: Hinckley
Model: Picnic MKIII
Year: 2015
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Hinckley Yachts
Designer: Hinckley Design Group
Construction: Composite


Length: 37 ft / 11.28 m
Length Overall: 36'11 ft / 11.25 m
Beam: 11'3 ft / 3.43 m
Max Draft: 2'1 ft / 0.63 m
Displacement: 16,100 lb
Single Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D6 common rail diesel
  • Drive Type: Jet
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 435hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 450
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D6 common rail diesel
  • Drive Type: Jet
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 435hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 450
Total Engine Power: 870hp
Cruising Speed: 33 kn
Maximum Speed: 38 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 220 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 40 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 27 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Jet
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Jet Boats, Express Cruiser, Downeast


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

Steering System
Joystick Control

BACK ROAD (name reserved) is a 2015 Picnic Boat MKIII with optional 435-hp Volvo Common Rail diesels. She boats a 33 knot cruise speed and an almost 40 knot wide open throttle. The knowledgeable owners and the Hinckley team spent great lengths of time blending options, custom fabrics, special features and innovative high-tech products in this stunning example. This heavily optioned example includes features like upgraded electronics, JetStick II with H-Lock, Air Conditioning down below, high-end customer supplied fabrics, teak pilothouse deck and cockpit sole, and optional fully integrated Fusion stereo system. This Hinckley spends three months a year in Nantucket, and the rest of the year she is in heated indoor storage with Hinckley in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (since new).  She also has been enrolled in our Winter JetBoat Package since new. At this extreme high level of care, “Back Road” will convey with the Hinckley CPO Warranty.

  • Black Magic Alexseal topsides
  • Off White gelcoat cabin house and deck.
  • Off White single bootstripe
  • Black bottom paint

Construction of the hull is Hinckley DualGuard® Composite Construction Kevlar E-glass hybrid outer skin.  Aircraft grade end-grain balsa below the waterline. Carbon-fiber inner skin.  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 bracket and half round

  • Stainless steel telescoping 3-step folding swim ladder that stores under platform

DECK Features:

  • Flush foredeck anchor locker with hinged hatch and fold-out anchor roller. Hinckley designed polished SS folding anchor roller with 12-volt windlass.       Windlass controls at helm and handheld wireless remote. Polished SS Delta anchor with 25’ SS chain and 150’ rode.
  • Rounded, tapered, varnished teak toe rail with Hinckley profile
  • Varnished teak eyebrow molding around cabin top
  • Varnished teak handrails on house top, cabin and aft end of pilothouse
  • Four (4) elliptical ports on house sides
  • Hinckley pilothouse mast with Radome painted to match deck.
  • Large opening side windows in Pilothouse
  • (2) Stainless Steel electric opening hatches in the Pilothouse with powered Ocean Air Sky Screens
  • Custom Hinckley 316L stainless steel bow chocks
  • Bow, stern and 316L stainless steel mooring cleats - mid-rail easily reached from cockpit – pop-up mid ship cleats
  • Fender padeyes with toe rail chafe strips
  • Optional fresh water wash down in anchor well
  • (2) Fishing rod holders mounted on the port and starboard side decks
  • Swim handle on transom painted to match hull
  • 3 Lumitec SeaBlaze White/Blue LED underwater lights on transom

Cockpit features:

  • Starboard transom door entry from swim platform
  • Teak boarding step for port or starboard side deck
  • Courtesy lights under side decks port and starboard
  • Cockpit/pilothouse lockers with varnished louvered teak doors
  • Cockpit shower with mixing valve at stern seat.
  • Stamoid White cockpit cover
  • Fresh water wash down in cockpit
  • Cockpit seating cushions in LuxorLeather Wheat
  • 18” Deep insulated and drained cooler in port amenity between cockpit and pilothouse 

The Pilothouse has a custom full-length overhead teak hand rail with a lovely custom cockpit table that hinges to full width for dining to port and starboard.

  • Teak finished pilothouse window trim and dash.
  • (4) Pilothouse windows include: (2) Electric Sliding side windows and (2) Fixed, forward with heavy duty, self-parking, intermittent windshield wipers and fresh water washers.
  • Stidd seats with LuxorLeather Wheat with Wheat piping for helmsman and navigator seats.
  • Pilothouse cushions in LuxorLeather Wheat fabric
  • Insulated white overhead has two (2) Electric opening hatches with Ocean Air Sky screens/shades.
  • Accu-heat heater with outlets in pilothouse
  • Additional illumination is by four (4) overhead low-voltage halogen lights.
  • Storage lockers under pilothouse settees
  • (5) Cup holders
  • Varnished teak locking companionway door
  • Varnished teak handrail on centerline
  • Stamoid White cover
  • 5-piece drop curtains with Eisenglass windows .
  • Portside amenity has built- in self draining drink cooler with stowage underneath.
  • Custom teak dining table           

Helm Station (Starboard)

  • Varnished teak instrument pod
  • Varnished teak fiddles on either side of helm pod
  • Stainless steel 14” steering wheel with varnished wood rim
  • Hinckley “JetStick II®” with H-Lock and Heading hold features
  • Push button electric powered pilothouse side windows
  • Engine gauges, tachometer with hour meter, oil pressure, water temp., nozzle indicator
  • 12-volt “cigarette style” outlet near helm

Helm Electronics and Navigation Equipment

  • Garmin MFD8215 with card reader & GPS
  • Garmin GRID control for 8000 series nav display
  • P79 Depth transducer
  • Garmin network wifi adapter
  • Garmin GXM52 SiriusXM Satellite Weather Marine Receiver
  • Garmin GMI20 Multifunction display
  • Garmin GHP12 Autopilot with GHC20 Control Head and Shadow Drive
  • Bluechart G2 Vision chart chip

Entertainment Electronics

  • Optional Fusion Marine stereo system hardwired remote at helm. Includes USB audio input inside cabin and DVD video cable feed to the main Navigation screen at helm.

  • Fusion Marine Bluetooth audio module for wireless music streaming from any Bluetooth capable device.

  • All speakers for system are Alpine.

  • Volume level for speaker zones controlled through hardwire remote and through Raymarine screen at the helm.

  • (3) Pair of speakers – In V-berth forward bulkhead, pilothouse. Forward and pilothouse speakers have remote volume control.

  • Sirius Satellite Radio


The Interior is finished in satin-varnished cherry with a custom gloss varnished cherry countertop. The cabin sole is varnished teak and tulipwood and has a custom cabin sole cover. Louvered cherry locker doors and (5) Frigast stainless steel bulkhead lights add to the cabin ambience. 10,000 BTU reverse-cycle air conditioning with oulets in the main cabin.

Entry is from the pilothouse companionway to the Galley to port, private Head to starboard and the V-berth accommodations forward.


  • Custom Corian Which Hazel countertop
  • Stainless steel sink with Grohe fixtures, spray nozzle and hot and cold pressure water.
  • Adler Barbour refrigeration – 12-volt cold plate refrigerator in a self-draining insulated box
  • 600-watt 110-volt microwave oven
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Built-in bin for dish stowage
  • (3) Cherry pullout drawers
  • Under counter pull-out garbage receptacle
  • Additional storage is provided outboard and under the galley sink.
  • A “pantry” locker with louvered door and several shelves separates the galley from the forward V-berth area and houses the stereo system.

HEAD (Next aft starboard)

  • Solid cherry door panel door
  • Molded fiberglass sole for easy cleaning.
  • Custom gloss varnished cherry countertop and under-mounted 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 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
  • Opening port with screen, as well as forced ventilation.
  • Stainless steel towel bar

V-BERTH (Forward)

  • Optional V-berth with settee to port for easy access to the bunk.
  • Forward cabin seat and berth cushions in Sunbrella Sailcloth Shell
  • Storage lockers under V-berth has easy-access cherry drop-front doors.
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker is just aft of the V-berths to starboard.
  • (2) Stereo speakers are mounted port and starboard on the forward bulkhead.
  • Overhead Stainless Steel opening hatch with Ocean Air Sky screen/shade

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

12-Volt system:

  • (3) 12-volt batteries for a total of 540-amps.
  • Start – Two 12-volt AGM Group 31 batteries with 950 CCA capability.
  • House – Two 12-volt AGM Group 4D batteries – 210-amps each.
  • Heavy-duty battery parallel switch allows emergency starting.
  • 80-amp battery alternator on engine.
  • 12-volt distribution panel includes thermo-magnetic breakers, volt and amp meter.

110-volt AC electrical system

  • 110-volt shore power inlet and relay
  • 30 amp shore power cord
  • Victron Multiplus inverter/charger with 100-amp 12-volt multi-stage battery charging capability.
  • Optional Twin Volvo D6-435-hp Common Rail diesel engines
  • Hamilton 274 Jet Drives
  • Twin ZF 63 transmissions
  • 7” hydraulic variable thrust bow thruster
  • Hinckley custom “JetStick II” control system is integrated with the bow thruster.
  • Dual cylinder trim tabs with indicator controls at helm
  • Fuel filter/water separator
  • Volvo LCD multi-function display. Separate analog tachometer, oil pressure, fuel tank gauge, and engine coolant temperature for each engine.
  • Fuel, oil pressure, and water temperature gauges.
  • Alarms for high-low oil pressure, and high engine water temperature and hydraulic pressure.
  • Manual hydraulic steering pump.
  • (3) Electric 1500-GPH 12-volt bilge pumps with float switches and high water alarm
  • High pressure anchor wash down pump
  • Whale emergency bilge pump - mounted in cockpit locker.
  • In-line 12-volt automatic shower sump pump.
  • 27-gallon holding tank with overboard discharge.
  • 6-gallon stainless steel hot water heater – shore power and engine heated.
  • 40-gallon polyethelelene water tank.
  • (2) 110-gallon polyethelene fuel tanks - total 220-gallons.
  • Mylar-faced acoustical foam-lined engine box insulation.
  • Engine box cover has double gaskets and an electric riser.
  • Engine box forced-air exhaust fan.
  • Baffled and insulated air intake
  • Automatic engine compartment fire suppression system, with automatic engine shut-down.
  • 10,000 BTU reverse-cycle air conditioning with outlets in main cabin
  • Accupoint heater with outlets in pilothouse, head and cabin area
  • Compass: Ritchie, mounted at helm seat.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Three 2-1/2 lb. dry chemical.
  • Flares: USCG approved flare kit.
  • Horn: 12-volt Kahlenberg air horn with switch on dash.
  • Life Jackets: Six adult Type 1 PFD.
  • Running Lights: Approved running and masthead lights
  • Fenders: Three 8" x 20" inflatable fenders with Polartec covers and Wichard snap hooks for each fender line.
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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