Don and Jane Danilek, authors of the 1984 book, "Pilot 35", are members of this site. Don has contacted us to let us know, and spread the word, that he still has copies available. If you would like a copy of their book, please leave a comment on their page with your contact information. Click on Don and Jane Danilek
Due to health reasons, We are looking for a new home for Airball (1968) Pilot.Solid Pilot sailer thet we have sailed for 35 yrs. She was completely overhauled at Hinckley SW Harbor in 1999. New Beta…Continue
Hello folks,My forward hatch has a small crack that leaks. I know I can sand it down, repair the crack and seal the original hatch. However, while looking at other older Hinckleys it looks like…Continue
"Good Morning, many thanks for the reply and expressing interest in the July gathering. Appreciate the addresses too. For our records could you please send the boats name? Thinking that she is Memory who we see in the Thorofare but want to…"
"Buzz ... Thanks for the note. My cousin Rolf and I would enjoy joining the gathering. Our addresses are:
Eric and Dottie McCartney
205 Wallis Rd
Rye, NH 03870
Rolf and Sue Winters
34 Winter St
So. Thomaston, ME 04858"
"I would love to get more out there. Based on the Pilot Names page the following are on the Chesapeake. If there are more or a Boat below has moved please let me know.
Not all are racers, and some might still be on the hard in early May, but it would…"
When I took possession of the Dorothy Rose (nee November) years ago she came with a single wood spreader that has sat in my basement for years.It occurred to me that someone might like it. It appears to be in near perfect condition, and I have no use for it, so for the cost of shipping its yours!Let me know if you have interest and we can work out the details.See More
"Congratulations, Charles, on your acquisition of HIGH TIDE, Pilot #3560, launched in 1966. She is a wonderful example of the Pilot Class. The book Pilot 35 was published in May, 1984, over thirty years ago, and is, thus, considerably out…"
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Hinckley Pilot Association Annual Gathering
Ahoy! Once again, this year, Buzz and Beth Billik of 'Glory' are hosting a gathering of Hinckley Pilots and owners in Round Pond, Maine. The HPA will gather Friday, July 28th in the afternoon in Round Pond - cocktails and dinner at the Billik home, followed by a couple days of sailing midcoast Maine. Their goal this year is to attract at least 15 Pilots . We are spreading the word, now that the season is underway. Anyone looking for more info can reach out to Buzz at Hinckley35@me.com