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"True Blue" is a custom Talaria 42 with interior cabinetry by the Patten yard in Kittery Point Maine, the first built by the Hinckley Company using Kevlar/E-glass construction and the first to come out of the Talaria 42 mold. It is the only Talaria built with twin engines. Her hull was laid in 1991 and the custom interior by Patten was completed in 1993.
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True Blue is a custom Talaria 42 with interior cabinetry by the Patten yard, the first built by the Hinckley Company using Kevlar/E-glass construction and the first to come out of the Talaria 42 mold. It is the only Talaria built with twin engines. Her hull was laid in 1991 and the custom interior by Patten was completed in 1993.
The forward cabin has a large V-berth with storage under, sheathing outboard against the hull, and lockers running fore and aft above each berth. A chest of 6 drawers plus a large hanging locker to port and bulkhead with shelves above to starboard provide ample storage. There is another storage locker in the bulkhead at the end of each berth. The cabin is finished in the Herreshoff style with white bulkheads, varnished teak trim and a varnished teak sole. There is a large cabin hatch and 2 opening ports for ventilation, separate air conditioning controls and an Espar heat outlet. This area also has a private stereo system with a Sony Cassette player.
Moving aft to starboard is a captain's/guest stateroom that has a bunk with storage under. It is finished with white Formica and varnished teak trim and has a door for privacy. A hatch and opening port provide ventilation.
Aft of the quest stateroom is a large head finished with white Formica with teak trim and a varnished teak grate on the floor. She is equipped with a new Vacuflush System with holding tank and Scandvik stainless steel polished sink with shower/faucet and a 12V sump pump. There is an opening port and an Espar heat outlet. Ample storage is in the vanity and outboard under the deck.
The U-shaped galley is opposite to port. Four steps up bring you into the bright main salon. Her interior cushions have been redone in a Navy Blue ultrasuede. Forward to port is a 3-level bookshelf and a bar cabinet, forward of which is a large forward facing chart table. Opposite to starboard is the lower helm station with helm seat and full instrumentation with custom teak cabinets to house the electronics. Visibility is excellent through three windshields, each with its own wiper and washer. Aft of the lower helm is a cabinet for storage. An Alpine stereo / cd with an I pod attachment is located in the main salon. Next aft to starboard is a settee that is split in the middle by a removable small cocktail table. Opposite to port is another settee that has an additional freezer mounted beneath. Both settees can be converted into berths (20"X69"). A varnished removable teak drop leaf table ( not shown ) with custom inlays is mounted on stainless steel posts. The large side windows have tinted glass with screens. All of the salon area is finished with varnished teak including a teak and oak cabin sole. There is excellent lighting and ventilation throughout and an Espar heat outlet. The aft bulkhead of the main cabin is raised panel varnished solid teak with center door access and an interchangeable glass / screen insert which leads to the large cockpit with transom/bench seat. The center of the aft bench seat is removable to access the transom door to the teak swim platform. There are two lockers on each side of the cockpit. The aft bench seat is solid teak across the back and has lockers under for two propane tanks and an insulated ice box. The cockpit floor has Hinckley molded-in non-skid with two large lazarette hatches.
The stainless steel ladder with teak treads is to port and leads to the flybridge. The flybridge has a pulpit on the aft end, a custom mast that holds the radar, searchlight, spreader lights and a wind indicator. There is a varnished teak helm chair mounted on stainless, fore and aft facing seats port and starboard and locker underneath.
She has a wonderful U-shaped sea galley that is very well equipped for cruising. Grunert refrigerator and separate freezer '97/'98 each with evaporator plates, a Force 10 3 burner stove with oven and broiler and a GE microwave oven. Special features include towel racks, spice racks, waste bin, hatch, 2 opening ports and an Espar heat outlet. Stowage areas have been optimized to the fullest on this vessel.
12 VDC system, New house bank and starter banks of AGM Lifeline 8d. hooked up to a Bass distribution panel for all house services. Engine starting batteries come with a cross over switch.
110 VAC from shore inlet, 2005 Battery charger, NEW 7.6 KW Westerbeke 2014 Both engines have upgraded 621 Balmar alternators. There is a quicksilver Galvanic Isolator. There are also 2 - 30amp shore power outlets.
There are three controls for the AC and Espar heating system located in the Master stateroom, Quest cabin and the Main salon. The system itself is forced into all areas of the vessel not just where the controls are.
In the cockpit there is a cold fresh water faucet, hot and cold pressure shower, an outboard mounting bracket. Aft is a pair of Simpson #850 davits with interlocks and deck shoes that hold the 10' rigid bottom inflatable and a New ( 2013 ) LEHR 2.5 Propane outboard powered motor.
Best of all the Aft Door allows easy access to the large swim platform with folding swim ladder making it easy to get on and off the boat and great swimming. 2008 10'2" Walker Bay Dinghy fits nicely in the Davits. The davits can be easily removed if desired.
The flybridge has a New in 2010 navy blue sunbrella bimini with opening clear panels forward and on both sides. On her fore deck she has a solid teak anchor bow platform with anchor roller and an Ideal MCW windlass with foot switch for up and down. Two chain locker pipes lead to the chain locker in the forepeake. A stainless steel bollard is mounted just aft of the anchor platform. There is a salt-water anchor washdown faucet. Her hull is constricted of Kevlar E-glass with a vinylester resin. Topsides painted flag blue with white boot stripe; trunk cabin is white with bone non-skid.
True Blue as you can see is a real head turner in any harbor and always get's comments that it is the prettiest in the anchorage! There are many unique points of difference that buyers should be aware of. Here are the top 10:
1. Larger windows that look properly sized for the line of the boat.
2. Twin Engines for better control and top end speed.
3. Large tankage making it the perfect cruising Hinckley.
4. Cruise ready with a New coastal Viking 6 man life raft and a davit system custom made. Cruise with confidence.
5. Better sleeping and seating then many of the others.
6. Aft transom door making it easier to get on and off and the large swim platform.
7. Wide Side Decks foe easy access.
8. New Westerbeke 6.5 Gen Set ( 2014 )
9. Great Hinckley Maintenance
10. Own the best looking 42 on the market.
The original boat was named "Pops" and was a Hinckley Company Talaria designed by Spencer Lincoln, She came to Patton as a bare hull and deck unit along with assorted molded components. The owner, for whom Patten had previously finished off a Duffy 35’, asked the builder again to perform another high-quality build for him and his wife. As the Hinckley Company is not inclined to enter into this type of arrangement, it did so only due to special circumstances.
The name “Pops” is attributed to the original owner being an internationally respected Pops conductor. His desire was to have us build him another boat for cruising in Maine, Florida and the Bahama waters. Several important requirements that needed to be addressed were that the boat had to have two separate staterooms, a removable flybridge for trucking if need be, and twin engines. No other Talaria of this design has been built with twin engines. With help from the engineering department at the Hinckley Company, this boat became a reality. True Blue was later owned by the owner of a prominent marina and chandlery on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Its current owner has cruised extensively in the Mid Atlantic and New England.
7330 Edgewood Road Suite 1
Annapolis, MD 21403