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SAPPHIRE is a stunning and fast example of the Hinckley Talaria line of water jet powered boats. The Talaria 48 was introduced in 2011 and is unmistakably a Hinckley with its perfectly proportional and sinuous lines. Her upgraded engine package and hydraulic swim platform are among several options that truly set this yacht apart from similar on the market. Along with her desirable two cabin and two head layout, SAPPHIRE was appointed by a very experienced owner featuring only the finest materials with every aspect of this boat worked over to perfection. Don’t miss the opportunity to take ownership of this fast and highly customized example of a Hinckley Talaria 48 today.
Hinckley DualGuard® Composite Construction Kevlar®/E glass outer skin. Corecell “M Foam” for core above and below the waterline. Carbon fiber inner skin. Laminated with Vinylester resin using Seaman Composite Resin Infusion Molding Process (SCRIMP®).
E-glass outer and inner skin with Corecell "M Foam” for core. Laminated with Vinylester resin using Seaman Composite Resin Infusion Molding Process (SCRIMP®).
These materials and building techniques provide for a superior surface finish, greater resistance to osmosis, high degree of stiffness & stiffness/weight ratios, and greater hull strength against impact damage and thermal insulation.
Nonmetallic composite thru-hull fittings with ball valve seacocks are below the waterline and above the waterline where appropriate. Bronze seacocks, thru-hull fittings and sea strainers on propulsion engines.
Entry to the boat is either from the side coaming gates or through the transom door to the swim platform. Al Fresco dining in the cockpit, two gloss varnished teak tables for port cockpit settee. Tables are mounted using polished stainless steel Crown removable dining height pedestals with Crown millennium base deck plates. Tables can also be used individually and can be stored inside the port cockpit settee.
Large powered opening pilothouse side windows and sliding glass aft doors provide natural ventilation with excellent light and visibility. All pilothouse windows and aft door retain grey tint. Entry to pilothouse from cockpit is through polished stainless steel framed, full-height, curved tempered glass doors. These doors have four panels (two port and two starboard) allowing several opening positions allowing an open an airy feel to the interior.
The helm area is to starboard with two Stidd® Slimline seats finished in Ivory ultra-leather, with perforation and stitching. All helm seats mounted on Chrome pedestals with full power actuation in up/down/forward/aft directions. To port, aft of the chart locker, is a single Stidd® Slimline chair finished to the same specification. All three helm area chairs include the Stidd manual folding footrest. The area is also home to the Hinckley JetStick®, engine controls, navigation instruments and gauges, and a teak rimmed steering wheel. The JetStick system includes the new Hinckley PalmStick wireless remote. The helm has an open view into the easily accessed galley below as well as the surrounding deck and area outside the yacht.
COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
From the Pilothouse forward, down the open companionway are steps to the interior accommodations. Forward is the Master Suite with ensuite Head and spacious stall shower. Master suite has dedicated entertainment system with 26” TV, Direct TV and Bluray player and spacious hanging lockers port and starboard. Next aft to starboard is the Guest/Day Head and a Guest Cabin with twin berths. Next aft to port is the Galley.
The interior is satin varnished cherry with sound absorbent overheads with varnished cherry battens, and a gloss varnished teak and tulip cabin sole. Removable protective covers are provided for cabin soles.
The Master Suite is luxurious and very well appointed. It includes a private head with separate stall shower. Entered through a starboard solid cherry door, Owner’s stateroom has a centerline aft facing queen bunk with storage drawers under. The bunk is an innerspring mattress.
The Master Suite includes a fully outfitted entertainment system which includes a dedicated satellite TV tuner, BluRay player and a host of audio channels including Sirius radio. Relax and watch movie on the 26” LCD HD TV in this spacious cabin. Continuing aft port and starboard are hanging lockers with additional cabinetry above the berth sheathing.
Aft to port in the Master Cabin is the entry to the Owner’s head. This head features a separate stall shower and is also finished in Light Cream gelcoat with a cherry laminated interior bulkhead.
The Guest Suite (Aft To Starboard) is entered through a single panel door. The Guest/Day head can be entered from either the main passage way inboard or directly from the Guest Suite.
The Guest Head and shower are forward of the guest cabin to starboard is finished in Light Cream gelcoat with satin varnished cherry bulkheads with satin varnished trim around mirrors, and lockers.
This area is open to the pilothouse and receives lots of natural light and ventilation and has an opening portlight over the counter. There is a double sink with Grohe single-lever chrome fixture with sprayer and hot and cold pressure water outboard. Aft of the sink is the custom top loading freezer and forward is a countertop accessed storage bin. Below the sink are two doors to storage space. The countertop has a back lip that protects the bulkhead. Inboard of the freezer is a generous work space with the convection microwave mounted in a cabinet above and dishwasher below. The two burner electric cooktop is mounted forward with the two drawer refrigerator below for convenient access while cooking.